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June 09, 2014
Ann B. Davis: True heroine of alternative families?
My recent GetReligion piece on the life and ministry of actress Ann B. Davis, a...
June 02, 2014
Memory eternal: The life and quiet ministry of ‘Ann B.’
One of the complicated subjects that religion-beat professionals talk about behind the scenes, if they...
April 15, 2014
What he said! Yes, Hollywood wants more Christian $$$$
In this morning's email newsletter from the folks at Religion News Service, editor Kevin Eckstrom...
April 09, 2014
The final days march past: Was there any news in Lent 2014?
Let's face it folks. There is a very real possibility that this posts exists as...
February 20, 2014
Pope Francis doesn’t always sound like Mr. Nice Guy
Dear reporters: You're full of you-know-what. Sincerely, Pope Francis Not quite the missal you'd expect...
February 19, 2014
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere: hymns and happy hour?
"Beer with Jesus" might have fallen off the country music charts, but the trend has...
December 19, 2013
Pondering duck doctrines and our bubble-bound media elite
Let's see. Where should we begin on this oh-so-bizarre morning? What will it be, Pope...
October 22, 2013
No chat about afterlife inside death cafés?
We've been doing death, so to speak, at my house the last few weeks —...
October 06, 2013
WSJ: Hanukkah, oh Hanukkah, come light the ‘Menurkey’
To purists, Hanukkah, sometimes rendered Chanukah, is the red-headed stepchild of Jewish holy days: it's not...
February 14, 2013
Little Valentine’s Day sex for those (old) mainliners?
On one level, I cannot believe that the folks at Religion News Service thought to...
October 15, 2012
Dear Brother Powers (a parody)
From the desk of Ayatollah Hassan Sanei Expediency Discernment Council, Tehran Mr. John Powers c
October 08, 2012
Get hexed? From our ‘no comment’ department
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August 19, 2012
Mitt Romney, consumer of sinful ice cream
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