Chance means opportunity, too, as in the great one I had to interview a favorite author, Kem Nunn, one morning before he headed off to work writing scripts for Sons of Anarchy, his day job lately when not writing novels about the other kind of chance. Nunn's latest novel further establishes, as they ... More >>
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I'm not so old that I can't think back to walking like a zombie into my 8 a.m. Old Testament Literature class in college. But it is walkers and the non-dead trying to keep from being eaten who will be the subjects of a new UC Irvine course based on the hit series The Walking Dead. The university, t ... More >>
Ricky Jay did something amazing as you glanced at these words
Still joyously disreputable, 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' comes to IMAX
Sometimes a man o'God wants to take a Sunday off. Especially during football season. Thankfully, the Lord, who understands our frames, that we are but dust, is a gracious God who, looking down the corridor of time, has given us a Saturday option for our church-going duties--the Orange Seventh-Day Ad ... More >>
It may not have the cache of Michael v. Satan--whole books have been written about that--but a similar conflict is shaping up Saturday afternoon next to the Huntington Beach Pier.A street preacher who regularly evangelizes to inattentive tourists passing by will find himself joined by atheists teari ... More >>
If you ever want to learn about ancient Jewish customs, your best bet locally is an evangelical church. Evangelicals love them some Jews, especially the ones whom they refer to as "completed", the kind that have accepted Jesus into their hearts. Yeppers, Judaism is the one Jesus-rejecting relig ... More >>
Kathleen Madigan has been in the business for over 20 years and if there is one thing that she knows, it's how to make a crowd laugh. Honestly, real talk, and top notch delivery is what she's bringing and when Kathleen blows through town on February 24 for one night only at The City National Grov ... More >>
Our little ROCKHARBOR (not "Rock Harbor," as the damn liberal media always mistakenly calls it) is all grown up. The Costa Mesa church that was the hippest among Orange County church hoppers when it exploded on the scene in 1997 has settled into a comfy-cozy multi-generational ministry that serve ... More >>
Rapper Game establishes his place in the hip-hop heirarchy with 'R.E.D. Album'
The Coen brothers take their tongues out of their cheeks for 'True Grit'
SECOND UPDATE: Benny Hinn, End-Times Cultist? Click here for the details. UPDATE: Hinn's new message to followers: I am not having an affair and send me $2 million. (details at end of post) . . .Televangelist Benny Hinn, who resides behind gates in Dana Point and has a church and television studi ... More >>
Altared StatesWhat's most impressive about 3-D Theatricals' production of The Altar Boyz, the hit Off-Broadway musical send-up of a Christian boy band?
Surprise! There is a new housewife out of nowhere! She’s a cougar named Quinn. And boy does she like her some sex. For those of you who are totally out of it, a cougar is a woman who dates men much younger than herself. Quinn is currently dating a 26-year-old who she met at a bar. Annnnnd a few ot ... More >>
What's in a name? Well, when the name's Daffodil, and if the past is any indication, people usually want to know. Hippie parents? Did you rename yourself? What's your middle name? (The three most popular.) So, to diminish the questions, a little background juice: I was the product of a couple who ... More >>
… or maybe not. The AP reports: Evangelical broadcaster Pat Robertson said Tuesday that God has told him that a terrorist attack on the United States would cause a "mass killing" late in 2007. "I'm not necessarily saying it's going to be nuclear," he said during his news-and-talk television ... More >>
Alex, of course, is right (see his post here) about the drudges at The Drudge Report– among the many kinds of bastards they are, warmongering bastards ranks pretty high since Bush the Younger took office. But I do think he missed the importance of another, much older Encourager of war and slau ... More >>
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