Thank You, Cathleen Falsani!

My friend Cathleen Falsani, whose unapologetic journalism about faith for The Chicago Sun-Times has been a pioneering work of exploration and religious inquiry in the public square, is moving on.Her farewell piece for the Sun-Times is about Crazy Heart, the new film starring Jeff Bridges (and, I might add, featuring some music by Sam Phillips!)But it's about a whole lot more than that.With her permission, I'm reposting that farewell article from her blog: … [Read more...]

Who would you cast? (Answer, and You Might Win a Prize.)

One of my favorite kinds of "wishful thinking" is to cast movies of my favorite novels. I've been "dream-casting" since I was a kid. I remember deciding that I wanted to see Ian Holm play Bilbo Baggins when I was in high school, and lo... it came to be. I wanted to see Daniel Day-Lewis play Aragorn... and it's been reported that they actually offered him the part more than once! (Oh, if only he'd taken that.) So... … [Read more...]


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