Tag Archives: Television

Firefly, Jaynestown, and Grace

I’ve been watching the TV series Firefly, which was on for one season in 2002-2003.  It is science fiction.  Although it was only on for one season (plus a movie was made to wrap up the story), it gained a … Continue reading

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Scoundrels Desiring Goodness

A few nights ago, I watched The O.J. Simpson Story, a 1995 made-for-TV movie about O.J. Simpson.  Last night, I watched the Emmy-nominated episode “Five-O” of the series Better Call Saul, which is a spin-off of the popular Breaking Bad … Continue reading

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Frasier Links

I’m putting this here so I’ll have ready access to it anytime I want a laugh! Frasier is asked to write a jingle for his radio show, and he goes overboard by hiring a full orchestra! YouTube – Frasier Orchestra … Continue reading

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Grand New Party, America, Black History Month

Here are some odds and ends for today: 1. I’m reading a book that Felix recommended a while back: Grand New Party (New York: Doubleday, 2008), by Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam. The book is not entirely what I anticipated. … Continue reading

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This post continues my series on Cathleen Falsani’s Sin Boldly: A Field Guide for Grace (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008). The topic for today is goodness. When Cathleen Falsani was in Africa, she met a little boy named Vasco, who had … Continue reading

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Sean Penn on Prop 8

I’m watching Keith Olbermann right now, and he’s showing Sean Penn saying that supporters of Prop 8 should “reflect” on the hatred they are causing. Excuse me?!!! What about the hatred that opponents of Prop 8 have demonstrated? Oh, but … Continue reading

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Academy Awards (2009)

I will be rooting for Slumdog Millionaire tonight, since it has a cast of virtual unknowns. I tend to root for the underdog! And isn’t it ironic that the characters in the movie were underdogs–people who won a millionaire game, … Continue reading

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Reactions to Sybil (2008)

I watched the 2008 remake of Sybil last night (for background, see here). Here are some reactions: 1. At the beginning of the movie, we are told that a discovery was made in 1998 at the home of Shirley Ardell … Continue reading

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I’ll be watching the remake of Sybil tonight on Lifetime. Sybil is based on a true story, and it’s about a psychiatrist who treated a young woman with multiple personality disorder, which developed as a result of childhood trauma at … Continue reading

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