The Les Misérables Movie: Background on the Bishop

Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) and the Bishop (Colm Wilkinson) at dinner.

The Bishop of Digne from Les Misérables is one of my favorite characters in all of literature. In this post, I’ll explain why. Recently, I’ve been blogging on the movie version of Les Misérables (1. Fact Check, 2. Script Changes, 3. Suddenly, 4. Surprises at the End). Today, I want to step back and give [Read More...]

The Les Misérables Movie: Surprises at the End [Major spoiler alert]

The Bishop, played by Colm Wilkinson, and Jean Valjean, played by Hugh Jackman

Warning: If you have not seen the film version of Les Misérables and you intend to see it sometime in your life, I would encourage you to stop reading now. Instead of finishing this piece, read instead the excellent post on Les Mis by Tim Dalrymple. For me, the biggest surprise of the movie version [Read More...]

Images from Bishop, California

A shack just outside of Bishop, California

On my recent vacation, I spent a few hours in Bishop, California. This town lies about half way between Mexico and Oregon, on the eastern edge of the state. While I was visiting Bishop, we had some interesting weather. Here are a few photos:   [Read more...]


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