This is why the Internet is so cool The Igor Mystery solved! Son of Frankenstein (1939) Wolf Frankenstein, son of Henry Frankenstein, returns with his wife, to his fathers estate to claim his inheritance. When he arrives with his family he recieves a hostile reception from locals.While exploring his fathers laboratory he comes across crooked [Read More...]

Victor Lams, Our Man in Michigan, Reports on the Latest AmChurch Endorsements of Pro-Babykilling candidate Granholm Let these wicked priests know that they don’t get a free pass for spitting on Christ in the “least of these.” [Read more...]

My latest piece is up on Catholic Exchange [Read more...]

Which reminds me I saw the original “Frankenstein” the other day (a complete bowdlerization of the novel) and was stunned to discover that the hunchbacked assistant (who is, of course, nowhere to be found in the novel) is named… “Fritz”! “Fritz”?! What about “Igor”? Which got me wondering. How did the name “Igor” become the [Read More...]

That’s “Fronkenshteen”, not “Frankenstein”! Science marches on. I can’t help but wonder if this guy has a hunchbacked assistant. [Read more...]

Peg Noonan is such a breath of fresh air [Read more...]

The Invaluable Dale Price on Peter Singer [Read more...]

Light blogging today Got a book to edit. To distract you from my dereliction of duty, here’s a question for you to chew on: Which is more important: ordinary things or extraordinary things? Be sure to define what you mean by each. And give reasons for your replies. If you don’t like that one, try [Read More...]

I’m having an idea! Halloween is so negative and so full of dark stuff out of the Dark Ages. A typical example of the medieval Catholic Church embracing paganism. On the other hand, the culture is so imbued with Halloween stuff that kids resent being barred from participating in any way. Maybe it can be [Read More...]

The pus continues to drain I hope the infection heals too. Come Holy Spirit. [Read more...]

A reader comments I’m a youth minister that can think of better things to do w/ pantyhose than this stupid, demeaning sort of ‘icebreaker’. Like cover my 43 yo gams. Am I the only one that is wondering what reason and logic leads folks to ‘retreat’ first through eighth graders together in the first place? [Read More...]

Why did Falwell apologize to barbarians when they proved his point by their behavior? [Read more...]