With the 4th of July weekend up ahead and a nice long summer for lovers of books on the beach (or books on ipod as you jog), I’ve decided on a weekly basis to beat the drums for my one contribution to the beach reading genre. Think about adding it to your list. I’m up… Continue reading
Month: June 2008
Since it’s Friday and the looming end of the work week naturally brings on thoughts of what beverages I’d like to concoct when I get home, have I mentioned that Richard John Neuhaus is my kind of priest? Note the cigar in addition to the cordial.
Anthony Lane dismembers Angelina Collagen’s Jolie’s new movie, Wanted. Is it me, or is she starting to resemble those mannequins that famed Italian horror film director Mario Bava put to such good use in his classics, Black Sunday and Black Sabbath?
Curt Schilling on Dan Shaughnessy’s ongoing problems with telling the truth. It’s not the first time he’s lied or misrepresented something, and knowing him it surely won’t be the last. The Red Sox did know that I was telling WEEI about the surgery and it was discussed with them the night before it happened. There… Continue reading
Jump ahead to the 13:00 minute mark.One of my favorite New Testament scholars, N.T. Wright, on the Colbert Report: Hat tip: Ben Witherington.