Can the Christian Movie Grace Unplugged Save Miley Cyrus?

Two weeks ago, I attended the Grace Unplugged press junket in Hollywood. The night before I left, Miley Cyrus decided to cause a bit of a stir (you may have heard about it) by backing her rear end into Robin Thicke at the MTV VMA's (couldn't it have been someone who DOESN'T look like a future Las Vegas lounge singer?). As might be expected, the whole world reacted, and my social media exploded. Evangelical Christians, in online media, started to jump on the bandwagon by slinging phrases like … [Read more...]

Artist or Whore? Where is the Line?

By now, we’ve all had a few days to digest Miley Cyrus’ so-called performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The general consensus among most carbon-based life forms is that it was disgusting, revolting, and/or degrading. Others, celebrities mostly, have expressed shock, while still others have said it was perhaps nothing more than uncomfortable to watch. I’ll admit, I did not watch the VMAs live. I haven’t for several years as its continued to degenerate into more of a farcical sideshow th … [Read more...]