God It’s High

I had this parody of the song “Bring Him Home” from Les Miserables drawn to my attention at a rehearsal this week. I am confident that even those of us with high voices will appreciate the humor. [Read more...]

Les Jedis Miserables

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Fred Clark on Pro-Life Les Mis Fans

Fred Clark had a post about the lack of support for pregnant workers from pro-life groups. It included this poignant statement: I’m still impressed by the number of Good Christian People who loved the recent movie adaptation of Les Miserables, but who, at the same time, have based their entire political and religious identity on making sure [Read More...]

Les Misérables

Tonight I finally watched the movie version of the musical Les Misérables. It was wonderful. I had heard great things about Anne Hathaway’s performance and having gone in with high expectations, I was not disappointed. I had also heard terrible things about Russell Crowe’s singing, and while having gone in expecting it to be awful, I [Read More...]

Happy Passover!

To those who celebrate it, I wish you a Happy Passover! חַג שָׂמֵחַ HT Bob Cargill for the video. And here are a couple of cartoon for the occasion as well:   [Read more...]

NRA Edition of Les Miserables

This wonderful gem was created by Jeff Carter: XI WHAT HE DOES NEXT Jean Valjean listened.  Not a sound. He pushed the door. He pushed it lightly with the tip of his finger, with a cat’s stealthy, timorous care.  The door yielded to the pressure with a slight, imperceptible movement widening the opening slightly. He [Read More...]

Les Misérables: The College Parody

Via Inside Higher Ed, I discovered this parody of Les Misérables which depicts instead the despair not of young revolutionaries in France in a bygone era, but young graduates in the present day: I think the video simultaneously makes a useful point, and undermines it, illustrating in the process what education is really for. On the [Read More...]


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