The Sun Continues To Be Uncontrolled By Us, Throws Out Another Mass Ejection

We ought to write a law or something. Put some lobbyists to work on curbing the audacity of the day star. Take a look. [Read more...]

Dennis Miller’s Observation…

Photo credit: HBO

Who knows? Maybe there’s a lower level cabinet post in her future or perhaps an ambassadorship.

He likes me…he really likes me.

Do People Really Like Pictures Of Puppies Rather Than Posts about Saints?

Cody, bane of package deliverers

That’s one of the observations Thomas L. McDonald had regarding blogging. [Read more...]

Scariest Political Movie I Ever Saw…

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You may have seen it too. No, it wasn’t Bob Roberts, nor was it The Manchurian Candidate.

The one I’m thinking about even starred Martin Sheen, long before he even knew he would be President in the television series The West Wing. Everybody loved President Josiah “Jed” Bartlet back in the day, didn’t we? Jed was even a Noble laureate, as I recall.

Anyway, I said “scariest” so in this movie, see, Sheen was a supporting actor. The star was Christopher Walken, and he was definitely suited for the role of Johnny Smith, in the Stephen King derived thriller, The Dead Zone. [Read more...]

The Whole World Says the Vatican is GaGa over James Bond UPDATED

Really. According to every news organ on the planet, the movie is blessed by His Holiness Himself. NPR said the Vatican loves the film, so the Pope must be alerting his staff to stock up on Orville Redenbacher Popcorn and extra cases of Fanta Orange. The truth? [Read more...]

Words in the Catechism that Joe Six-Pack Would Change, #57

Here it is, Day 17 of Flocknotes’ Read the Catechism in a Year and I have to say I’m pretty happy with the program. It’s been a great way to nibble away at the 688 pages of the international bestseller of Catholic doctrine.

One quibble though. Reading the passages, I was struck how often I need to head to the dictionary to look up a word that, quite frankly, I’ve never heard of. Like today’s word, [Read more...]

When it Comes to the World, Be Like a Mouse to the Cheese

The Eucharist: the source and summit of the Christian life. Read all about it. :)

Finally! A Third Order I May Be Interested in Joining…

Taste of heaven available in Gatlinburg.

It’s probably the only one that would have me. Now, do the beer making friars have a Third Order? :)

When They Make A Movie About The Man Who Fell To Earth…

Felix Baumgartner, first supersonic human

The lead will be played by Mark Wahlberg. Or at least he should get the role. They look like twins. [Read more...]

Go Buy the Book I Helped Write, And Help a School!

Some of the authors of One Body, Many Blogs *cough*

So today is the official launch of the e-book I mentioned that I was contributing to a fortnight ago. Go buy it now! [Read more...]


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