When I grow up, I want to be Heather King

Seriously. She makes her debut today at Patheos, with a lovely and lyrical column that she calls “Book of Sparks.” She explains where that name comes from, and concludes with this gorgeous Ash Wednesday meditation: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return,” the priest will say today, as he makes the [Read More...]

I haven't been robbed in London, and I'm not begging for money

Really.  I’m fine. One of my email accounts was hacked, and now every person I’ve ever e-mailed about anything is receiving a message from me, with a desperate plea for money. Ignore.  It’s a scam. I’ve changed the password and am using another account now. Sigh. [Read more...]

Lou and me

Lou Gossett, Jr. stopped by our studio today for an interview. As you can tell from the picture below, he has a new book to plug. And, from the look of things, an annoying deacon/blogger attached to his arm. The book — “An Actor and a Gentleman” — tells the story of his life, his [Read More...]