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.)

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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?)

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Philip Pullman’s Useful Idiots

Thank you, Mark Shea! 

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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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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet has two passions: writing fiction, and celebrating art — music, cinema, photography, literature — through writing and teaching. He is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” — Through a Screen Darkly. And his four-novel fantasy series, The Auralia Thread, which begins with Auralia's Colors, was published by Random House. He speaks at universities and conferences around the world about understanding art through eyes of faith. He is earning his MFA in Creative Writing at Seattle Pacific University, where he has worked for 11 years as an editor, writer, and communications project manager. His work has been recognized in The New Yorker, TIME, The Seattle Times, IMAGE, Ravi Zacharias International — and Christianity Today, where he served as a film journalist for more than a decade. He recently began a weekly column called "Listening Closer" for Christ and Pop Culture.

  • 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


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