Specials: Phillip Pullman Attacks Narnia, Again. March of the Value-less Penguins

Today's specials:Once again, ladies and gentlemen, the author of The Golden Compass attacks C.S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia as "racist" and "misogynistic." If you think Pullman's accusations are interesting, wait until you read the comments following the article.UPDATE: Neb's comment in reply to this post was so good, I'll include it here in the post: Pullman amazes me yet again with his abundance of sour grapes. I've read the Narnia chronicles, and I've read the "His Dark … [Read more...]

Deicide Dumped from Phillip Pullman adaptation

So, Chris Weitz is withdrawing all references to God and the church from his adaptation of Phillip Pullman's The Golden Compass. … [Read more...]

Phillip Pullman Calls American Christians “the Mirror Image of Islamic Fundamentalists”

I consistently get emails from readers of Phillip Pullman's The Golden Compass, angry that I would dare criticize such a fine author. They argue that I'm exaggerating the anti-Christianity theme of the books. They seem to think Pullman is a man of staggering intellectual powers.Well, he does have an impressive imagination. And The Golden Compass showed he has a way with words.But it also led to sequels that exposed a blatant agenda of ridiculing and slandering Christianity as lunacy and … [Read more...]