Over the Rhine – Drunkard’s Prayer – March 29 – Tour!!

I've just heard from Linford Detweiler of Over the Rhine. The new album is coming (no longer titled "Born"), and the band's ready for an ambitious tour. They *will* be at the Cornerstone Festival this summer (and I hope to be as well).Here's the scoop: … [Read more...]

Should Christian Critics Be Applauding Certain Oscar Contenders?

UPDATE: Okay, I admit, I posted a somewhat reactionary entry earlier after reading Barbara Nicolosi's post about the Oscars today at Church of the Masses. I'm a big Barbara Nicolosi fan, even though I don't always agree with her, and today's post just rubbed me the wrong way. So, to make up for my disrespect to Barbara, I'm going to re-word this post, since Barbara's been gracious enough to clarify...-Act One screenwriting guru and blogger Barbara Nicolosi is on the attack today, … [Read more...]

Rolling Stone rolls over — takes Bible ad.

See my earlier post... … [Read more...]

The Secret Meaning of The Life Aquatic

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the most surprising email I've received today.Warning: If you haven't seen The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, beware! … [Read more...]

Oscar Abominations 2005

THE OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2005: Click here.Isn't it interesting that 1 of The Passion's three nominations is for an "original score" that was largely plagiarized from Peter Gabriel's soundtrack for The Last Temptation of Christ?Here are a few more Oscar abominations: … [Read more...]

Bowman’s blessed by Bawdy Bono

U2 tickets go on sale tomorrow.And to celebrate, let me direct you to Kate Bowman's article about the way that Bono continues to bewilder his evangelical fans just as U2 continues to bewilder the music world.Good luck getting tickets! … [Read more...]

U2′s fan site welcomes special guest: Philip Yancey!

Bono's got good taste in books.First he becomes a big fan of Eugene Peterson's The Message ... a translation of the Bible that I'm very fond of. … [Read more...]

Clint Eastwood speaks.

Eastwood addresses the controversial conclusion of Million Dollar Baby... … [Read more...]

Rolling Stone: Scared of The Bible

Rolling Stone says they won't print an ad for the Bible because they disagree with the message of the ad. … [Read more...]

Bargain-hunting for an all-region DVD player…

Last I checked, I couldn't afford an all-region DVD player.That's probably a good thing, considering I really don't have time to be watching more movies.But the more I learn about world cinema, the more I wish I had time to enjoy more of it. Since some of the best movies being made aren't available to American movie-renters on regular DVDs--you need special equipment in order to enjoy these titles on special DVDs. Is there no end to the technology we must add to our already … [Read more...]


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