April 2, 2017
It’s the same old “racism” Catch-22—damned if you do, damned if you don’t. Disney was criticized for years for supposedly not having enough black characters in their major movies, then for having black actors do some of the voices in the cartoon movie The Lion King. (Critics said, What, Disney can only have black characters if they’re animals? as well as accusing Disney of casting black actors only as the voices of the villains, which isn’t even close—James Earl Jones played the central character of the king and father, Mufasa, and black actors also voiced Rafiki, Simba’s mother, one of the Nalas, and one of the Simbas’ singing voice.) Then Disney made The Princess and the Frog, with predominantly black (and non-animal) characters, and was criticized for supposedly playing into racial stereotypes.
February 13, 2017
February 3, 2016
New Web site offers an unusual combination of haikus, news, and conservative views:
Themes covered and alluded to so far range from the Bible to Donald Trump. But you have to click on the links, the text (haipertext?) of the poem, to understand what it’s talking about.
December 15, 2015
December 13, 2015
Fascinating new information, reported directly by the person who discovered it:
“C.S. Lewis Was a Secret Government Agent: A recent discovery unveils an unknown chapter in the life the famous Oxford Don.”
Harry Lee Poe, Christianity Today, December 10th, 2015
He happened to see an old phonograph record on Ebay, which turned out to be of a lecture that Lewis scholars never knew he had given—until now.
November 27, 2015
Speaking of helping delegitimize the terrorists, did you know that our Muslim allies and non-allies alike, as well as Israelis, are making fun of Daesh (ISIS) through sketch comedy and songs? Check out these, from Kurds on TV in Iraq, Palestinians, and Israelis (warning, some rude content):