Hollywood

Shazam! – A Movie Review, Sort Of

Shazam! as a superhero origin story is simply magical! No, really, I mean his origin is magical…like Harry Potter’s. He’s not the strange visitor from another planet, no one gave him a lantern powered ring, and he wasn’t bitten by a radioactive anything. Billy Batson is an orphan, who wants nothing [Read More]

Life Happens

Ah, Earth Day…the Irony!

Monday April 22nd. was Earth Day. A day dedicated to saving the planet through energy conservation and…recycling! STOCKTON — A thick, billowy plume of black smoke visible for miles scarred an otherwise pristine blue sky over the Port of Stockton on Monday afternoon, caused by a stubborn, wind-blown fire at… a [Read More]

Christianity

“The Magic Flute,” (1791) By W. A. Mozart, Must Be Banned! It Contains Blackface, Disparaging Remarks, And A Noose! (Satire)

“The Magic Flute,” (1791) By W. A. Mozart, Must Be Banned! It Contains Blackface, Disparaging Remarks, And A Noose! (Satire) SATIRE: BY JEFFREY A FRIEDBERG —————<>————— I HAD JUST SAMPLED about 8 versions of “The Magic Flute,” (1791), By W. A. Mozart, and settled on two; they’re all different. It [Read More]

Notre Dame
World

Notre Dame open thread

A post in which I share my thoughts about the Notre Dame fire and an open thread at which you should feel free to post your thoughts too. Some random thoughts: Just yesterday, the Gatestone Institute ran this Raymond Ibrahim article: European Churches: Vandalized, Defecated On, and Torched “Every Day” [Read More]