The Secret of Kells (2010)

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[An abridged version of this review was published in the October 2010 issue of Christianity Today.]"I have seen the book… the book that turned darkness into light..." … [Read more...]

Great illustrators: Who are your favorites?

On my Facebook Page, I'm asking for folks to share the names of their favorite illustrators, and links that introduce us to their work.What brought this on? … [Read more...]

Fingertips: December 2010 #1 – Spider-man on Broadway; God With Us; Real Heroes; Over the Rhine Backstage;

I'm going to try and recharge my blogging routine by bringing back "The Browser" with a different name - "Fingertips."TMBG outdid themselves on their album Apollo 18 by including a blast of fleeting songs called "Fingertips"... five-to-ten-second hooks that you can't get out of your head.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NrrHTFp8z0Similarly, my blog's Fingertips will be a list of miscellaneous links and interesting trivia that I found worthy of sharing.For example:What may be … [Read more...]

U2 fans: Ready for “Killing Bono”?

/Film has details and a trailer for the upcoming film about the early days of U2. … [Read more...]

The Artists’s Job: An Artist’s Life Workshop in Portland

If you're an artist living anywhere near Portland, or want to pay Portland a visit, here's something to consider:The Artist's Job: Making a Life and a Living as an Artist … [Read more...]

So It Begins: National Board of Review Honors

The National Board of Review's awards for 2010 have been announced.The always-dubious affair has some typically excellent examples of "Wow! Awesome!" and "What the...?" And, as always, this sparks a season of everybody else coming up with better selections than these.A few highlights: … [Read more...]

Asheville Poetry Review Delivers an Early Christmas Gift

I am blessed in so many ways that Anne Maureen Doe said "Yes" when I proposed about 15 years ago.And I am overjoyed whenever the world confirms what I've known all along: That she is an excellent poet.So I can't help myself: … [Read more...]

Happy Half-Century to Joe Henry!

In honor of a man who, as of today, has lived a half-century, here is a birthday song by They Might Be Giants. I've chosen this song for two reasons: … [Read more...]


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