Specials: Keillor on the Nativity; Newman on Sex in “The Golden Compass”; Shea on Pullman’s “Idiots”; “Sweeney Todd”

Garrison Keillor on the nativity.

Beautiful.  (A nod of thanks to Mark Shea for the link.)

The Golden Compass: Sexualizing Children in the World of His Dark Materials

Thank you, Mark T. Newman. (Haven’t seen you in years! How are you, man?)

Philip Pullman’s Useful Idiots

Thank you, Mark Shea! 

If you want a sneak peek at the opening credits of Sweeney Todd, well… here you go. But don’t say I didn’t warn you. It’s bloody.

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  • sdcoulter

    Garrison Keillor… I’m never quite sure if he actually *believes* anything or not, but, man oh man, the guy sure can write, can’t he?
    –sdc