What’s Narnia about? Tilda Swinton tells us it’s "anti-religious."

Tilda Swinton tells Christians they're "welcome" to Narnia and what it means. And what does it mean? That good and evil should exist together in balance. That righteousness is a dangerous idea. That the White Witch isn't a threat to Narnia... she is Narnia. And that the story is about the children finding strength in themselves, not in God. Further, she's apparently unsure whether there is evil in the world. "The Christians are welcome," [Swinton] says, with composed irony. "As … [Read more...]

TIME’s Persons of the Year: Bono, Bill & Melinda Gates!

Excuse me, while I perform a one-man version of George Frederic Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus." The actual story is here. … [Read more...]

Narnia’s Big Day

Yes, you've seen the trailer. You've even seen the movie. But yesterday, YESTERDAY was the day we've all been waiting for. The Narnia Happy Meals are available at McDonalds. Please note the details regarding the toys included in the package: Rounding out the elaborate collection is Peter Pevensie and Aslan’s Army. Peter leads his troops with articulated arms and legs, and the prelude to battle diorama features a pop-up satyr, unicorn, and horse Peter can ride. I imagine it's … [Read more...]