Archives for June 3, 2008

Today: The Biggest Album Release Day on My 2008 Calendar

Sam Phillips' "Don't Do Anything" is here.Order it from the Nonesuch website, and you'll receive the CD in the mail, and a downloadable mp3 version as well (not to mention three bonus tracks that you won't get if you buy it anywhere else).Visit her new Nonesuch page, and select "Listen to the album."My review will be in the next issue of Christianity Today, and so I must withhold posting it until then. (I'll be posting a much-expanded version of that review as soon as it's … [Read more...]

What a speech.

No, I have not decided on my vote yet. There is still a long way to go, a lot of debates. And I have a lot of questions that need answering, a lot of problems with both candidates that need resolving. (For example, this and this are giving me serious reservations about Obama.)Furthermore... you can fire away at anything I say, because I'm an amateur in political discussion. It's a new subject to me, one that was sorely neglected in my education. And I've only begun to pay attention in recent … [Read more...]

Fleet Foxes are Ablaze

Somehow, I haven't heard this band from my own town until just now. … [Read more...]

The Browser, 6/3: Colbert’s graduation speech; Robert Randolph’s next.

The Browser: News & links to raise your eyebrows & furrow your brow.-Stephen Colbert at PrincetonDon't change the world! … [Read more...]

Reel Geezers

I've just discovered a treasure trove of You Tube joy.I'm sure many of you have already enjoyed the reviews of Reel Geezers, but if you haven't, well... start with their new review of Sex and the City, and then work backward from there. … [Read more...]

Sex and the CT

Camerin Courtney, a film reviewer for Christianity Today, gave Sex and the City 3 stars (out of four).And instantly, the CT Movies mailbox exploded. Here's a keeper: This movie is nothing more than pornography for women. Women used to be the moral compass of humanity. Forty years ago that began to change and has accelerated with the success of the feminist movement. The depth of that success can be gauged by the reviewer's remarks that SATC is "a phenomenon even for many Christians. For … [Read more...]