The Adventures of Kirk Cameron, Evangelical Rebel, Part Two

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(Find Part One of this interview here) When Kirk said he got into trouble with evangelicals over Unstoppable, I almost wrecked my car. Kirk, as many know, is virtually THE right-wing evangelical poster boy. "Kirk, you've got to tell me more about that," I said. He paused for a moment and then gave a rueful laugh. "Don't get me wrong, I think they appreciate what I tried to do in this film, but they wanted me to tone down everything." The “everything” refers to his vignettes … [Read more...]

The Adventures of Kirk Cameron, Evangelical Rebel, Part One…


When a friend of mine found out I would be interviewing Kirk Cameron, he dashed off a text to me and asked, "You're not going to bash Kirk, are you? I'm getting tired of hipster Christians making him an easy target." I understand my friend's concern. Cameron makes himself a target for a lot of people. In fact, I must confess, I've had my own issues with Kirk, mainly in the apologetic realm. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I hung out a lot with atheists. Still do, as a matter of … [Read more...]