“It is the birthday of Annie Dillard…”

I'm grateful to Garrison Keillor for reminding all of us that... … [Read more...]

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.) - 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?) - Philip Pullman's Useful Idiots Thank you, Mark Shea!  - 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. … [Read more...]