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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).

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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Election 2018 Aftermath: Baby Steps and Hope Renewed

After last night's mid-terms, I am hopeful that nationalist, authoritarian, and yes, racist (or at best race-baiting) POTUS, Donald J. Trump will finally be subjected to genuine checks and balances! 

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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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