The Weinerization of America

Modern man, thy name is Weiner.          As fun as it is to joke about what Rep. Anthony Weiner (D., N.Y.) has done, and as tempting as it ...
Politics & Policy

Amelia of Atchison

Atchison, Kan. – Amelia, a biopic about the aviatrix who disappeared in 1937 trying to fly around the world, didn’t get very good box-office receipts. It didn’t matter that the ...
Politics & Policy

Did W. Backfire?

The movie W., despite the worst intentions of its makers, succeeds in making George W. Bush more likeable. Reviewers keep remarking on the strange phenomenon. They hated Bush going in ...
Politics & Policy

Lake of Bias

An AFP review that emerged yesterday of the movie Lake of Fire suggests that the movie might just be the thing we’ve all been waiting for. “The concept was to make ...
Politics & Policy

A Heavenly Christmas

A week before Christmas, we’ll put the weird Mexican angel my mother gave us up on top of the Christmas tree again, where it will preside over our home once ...
Politics & Policy

The Tip of the Iceberg

John Karr isn’t a priest. He’s a teacher. Most teachers are dedicated, hard-working people who wouldn’t dream of hurting a child. The same is true of priests. If the suspect in the ...