I called out the Baptist News on a hack piece attacking the gay community and thanks to a reader they responded.
Fifty years ago, John Foster Dulles was Time's Man of the Year. What's the comparison with Bush?
Alan Lightman is one of the most graceful modern performers of the art of the essay, bringing literary and scientific concepts into harmony.
Ruth Rendell's latest novel drops a serial killer in the middle of everyday urban life.
A forceful literate study of a foundational thinker.
Reading The Da Vinci Code was a painful experience, but it helped me figure out what I require from fiction.
Punitive police action across the United Kingdom won't solve the root cause of binge drinking. It's the culture, stupid.
The Blog Herald holds its second annual Christmas Blogging Awards. I'll be one of the judges.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for December 20, 2004
The house from "A Christmas Story" is listed for sale on eBay.
Based on the popular children's book, this brilliant Groening-ization is one of my favorite Christmas specials...
I never thought I'd be telling anyone this, but I have a terrible terrible secret...
The plan - establish a brand identity. Get enamored music critic to vouch for it.
New band Mute Math offers an innovative blend of rock, reggae, jazz, and electronica on this debut EP.
One group steals Mudhoney’s effects pedals and another one puts them back.
Matt Thiessen, singer/guitarist of the punk-pop band Relient K, riffs on music, faith, and being a "progressive failure."
I don't know about anyone else, but I think 2004 was a bad bad year for music.