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Barbara Barnett

A Jewish mother and (young 🙃) grandmother, Barbara Barnett is an author and professional Hazzan (Cantor). A member of the Conservative Movement's Cantors Assembly and the Jewish Renewal movement's clergy association OHALAH, the clergy association of the Jewish Renewal movement. In her other life, she is a critically acclaimed fantasy/science fiction author as well as the author of a non-fiction exploration of the TV series House, M.D. and contributor to the book Spiritual Pregnancy. She Publisher/Executive Editor of Blogcritics, (blogcritics.org).

Good Guys with Guns Can’t Stop Mass Shootings

“Only Thing That Stops A Bad Guy With A Gun Is A Good Guy With A Gun.” The favorite bull*hit spewed by the NRA, Trumpsters, MAGAs. Nothing is holier than the second amendment, for which there is only one reading, one interpretation according to the usual suspects. Really. No, I …

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Sunrise, Sunset, and the Burning Bush

The other day, we observed the winter solstice. The day with the fewest hours of sunlight in the calendar year—the longest, darkest night. I happen to live 100 feet above the Lake Michigan shore, and I am often treated to beautiful sunrises if I get up early enough–the beauty of …

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Trump Tweetstorm Annotated: August 14, 2018 Part 2

Trump Tweetstorm

Part 2 of today’s annotated Trump Tweetstorm… Find Part One here. Sooo many tweets, so little space in one article. Hence, here is Part 2, a continuation of my daily Trump Tweetstorm annotation. Here we go… When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job …

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SDCC Interview: Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth on ‘Instant’

Instant

Rod Roddenberry (son of Star Trek creator Gene) brought a new project to San Diego this year for Comic-Con (SDCC). The film short, Instant, begins innocently enough in Mickey’s, a neighborhood bar with a group of regulars doing the usual stuff: drinking, playing darts, schmoozing. But things get very tense …

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SDCC Interview: Spencer F. Lee Talks About ‘From the Bridge’

spencer f. lee, nichelle Nichols

Spencer F. Lee’s homage to the geekdom of pop cultural creators fans From the Bridge is a feature-length documentary coming out at the end of the summer. Lee, along with George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and others tease the new film in a special preview at this year’s Comic-Con International (AKA …

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