Stephen Colbert Flips a Coin: Pope Francis’ Socialism? or Fox News’ Capitalism?

Comedian Stephen Colbert had a decision to make.The self-described "America's most prominent Catholic" is also, in his own words, its "foremost capitalist."  So when Pope Francis talks about "redistributing wealth", he experiences a crisis of faith--humorously described by Colbert as "Either the Pope is wrong, or God's a commie."So how does Colbert decide what to do?  He flips a coin!Colbert is a kind of Everyman, asking questions on behalf of us all.  His routine is funny, but do yo … [Read more...]

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Bill Maher’s Mega-Blasphemy: Not Even a Little Bit Funny

Last night on Comedy Central, trash-talking atheist comedian Bill Maher spouted a blasphemy so egregious, I am dumbfounded.God, the controversial satirist said, is a "psychotic mass murderer" who drowns babies.Maher was talking about the new movie Noah, which stars Russell Crowe in the title role.  Maher is no fan of the movie, nor of the biblical story on which it is based.   He thinks the story is not only made up but also "immoral." “It’s about a psychotic mass murderer who gets away … [Read more...]

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“Moms’ Night Out”: A Frolicking Good Time Laughing at Motherhood’s Stresses

All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms’ night out.  But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong? MOMS’ NIGHT OUT is an endearing true-to-life family comedy that celebrates the beautiful mess called parenting.    That's how the film's pr … [Read more...]

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