Miracle dog: "We are honored to be a part of his recovery…"

If you want to know the meaning of loyalty, and the depths that drive one to seek a place called home…take a look at this story, about a dog who miraculously survived a tornado. [Read more...]

Basta! Don't try this at home

An Italian bus driver using two cell phones, and steering with his elbows … ?! Turns out, he’s been suspended. Read more. [Read more...]

"Gotta Share!": a social network musical

Only in New York. The gang from Improv Everywhere breaks into song at a conference — and it’s pretty funny. Keep your eyes peeled for the singing priest! [Read more...]

"Hey, Boo": the story of our "national novel"

My old CBS colleague Mary Murphy has just produced what looks like a fascinating documentary about Harper Lee and the impact of her one great work, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”  The movie is unspooling around the country right now — opening in New York this Friday — and the Los Angeles Times has a preview: [Read More...]

Best wedding video ever?

That’s what they’re calling this jaw-dropping production over at Huffington Post. See what you think. Now, when I was married (25 years ago this month!), my uncle brought a gargantuan video camera from New Jersey and surprised us by shooting the whole thing on a big fat beta tape with blurry images and scratchy sound.  [Read More...]

Why God made YouTube

Precisely for things like this.  There’s an entire channel devoted to these kinds of videos. Who needs TV anymore? [Read more...]

"I will see you in the light of a thousand suns…"

The NADD convention wrapped up Friday night with a mass and dinner at the cathedral, capped off by a performance by the great Beth Nielsen Chapman (if memory serves,  no less an authority than Elton John has proclaimed her his favorite songwriter.) That’s her below, with her son, who accompanied her on guitar. She may [Read More...]

Pedaling faith: New York City's "Blessing of the Bikes"

This annual gathering will take place this weekend at New York’s Episcopal Cathedral of St. John the Divine.  You can find out more about it right here. Earlier, I wrote about blessing houses.  So why not bikes? Check out the video below. [Read more...]

Jesus is risen: a moving Arabic flash mob from Beirut

After all the flash mobs we’ve seen over the last several months, this may top them all. I have no idea what they’re saying — click on the arrow under the screen for “CC” to get the translation — but what happens below is potent and poignant. [Read more...]

"He has been raised!"

Doesn’t that deserve a little “Hallelujah”?  I think so. [Read more...]


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