Posts tagged "salon"

WorldNetDaily, Salon, and the Creation of Fact

by Abby Ohlheiser WorldNetDaily, a right-wing news site, is probably best known for flaming the fires of the birther conspiracy, and for coverage of Sha'riah law bans in America.  The tone ranges from threatening to hysterical.  That's with an emphasis on the Victorian female sort of hysterical, not the comedy gold kind.  Last Monday,...

Christian Movies and Representational Politics

From Andrew O'Hehir's review at Salon of "Soul Surfer":
If evangelical Christians want to see their life and faith and values reflected on-screen, I guess that's understandable. But movies are not mirrors, and the mass audiences that went to see "The King's Speech" or "Black Swan" or "The Social Network" didn't necessarily identify with the characters or...

Give Us This Day Our Daily Links

Jesus Greeks! Of course we don't endorse primary candidates (Mitt Romney 5.0)!  But if we could... Jews in the Sheen house! Reading, writing and the absolute horrors of being in divinity school. Old evangelical wine in old evangelical wineskins? Clarence Thomas is the court. The Archbishop of Canterbury designates a Pakistani martyr. Alabama...