Category Archives: Desperate Housewives

GCB

I watched part of ABC’s GCB last night.  GCB is based on the book Good Christian Bitches.  There are Christians who are screaming “persecution” in response to this show.  Some have glibly stated that there would be an outcry if … Continue reading

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It’s Not Censorship (Technically-Speaking), But It Still Stinks

This will be a rambling post. In a sense, I can identify with the companies that have pulled their sponsorship from Rush Limbaugh’s radio program.  These companies support such values as civility and respect for people, and they do not … Continue reading

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Is It Orson? Star Trek: Voyager Anniversary

I have two entertainment items for today: 1.  On Desperate Housewives, who is the one who is leaving Bree notes and ran over Officer Chuck with a car?  We know that it’s a man, for, last night, we saw his … Continue reading

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Danforth Keeton’s Addiction

For my write-up today on Stephen King’s Needful Things, I will talk about Danforth “Buster” Keeton.  Danforth is a town selectman who has developed a gambling problem, and he’s getting on the radar of the authorities because he has been … Continue reading

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Bottling It Up and Talking It Out

In my reading last night of Stephen King’s Lisey’s Story, a theme that came out was suppressing problems, as opposed to bringing them out into the open and talking about them. On page 271, we read of Lisey’s thoughts about … Continue reading

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Redemption and The Stand, Desperate Housewives, and The Prodigal God

This will be a rambling post, in which I’ll be discussing my reading yesterday of Stephen King’s The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition, last night’s Desperate Housewives, and Tim Keller’s The Prodigal God, which my church’s Bible study group … Continue reading

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Guilt

At church this morning, our usual pastor was not there, for he and his wife are on vacation, and so the Pastor Emeritus (Pastor John) spoke to us.  Pastor John told us a story about his seminary days.  A fellow … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Notewriter; Ben Faulkner

The Desperate Housewives episode this week had good scenes.  Last week, I was speculating about who left the note in Bree’s mailbox, which had the exact same wording as the note that Mary Alice Young got in Season 1.  I … Continue reading

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Chapter 32 of The Stand, and the Season Premiere of Desperate Housewives

In this post, I’ll write about Chapter 32 of Stephen King’s The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition, and tie that in to the Desperate Housewives season premiere. Chapter 32 focuses on Lloyd, who is in jail for murder.  The … Continue reading

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Four Lessons from Last Night’s Desperate Housewives

I enjoyed last night’s Desperate Housewives episode.  Here are four items that stood out to me: 1.  Tom Sciavo decided to take that high-powered job, and he expressed excitement to Lynette that people are actually eager to know what he … Continue reading

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