World Magazine’s blog links to news on the upcoming movie on The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe and sparks a discussion. The USA Today article in question notes what it calls the movie’s challenge, “to attract the spiritual-minded moviegoer without turning off the secular crowd.” Does that strike you as a legitimate challenge for any movie? Does such a challenge ever work in the reverse, meaning attracting the secular moviegoers without turning of the spiritually minded one?
Jeff Grim has been a reader all of his life. He has had a particular interest in military history, any war at any time. His fascination with military history has brought him to an interest in historical fiction where the history comes alive with fictitious heroes and villains. Recently, Jeff has become interested in historical mysteries set in various time periods.
JV Last offers advice to the NFL: “Today you can walk into Walmart and buy a 65” Ultra-HD TV for $470. Meanwhile, if a fan wants to go see a Steelers game, the average ticket is $93 and parking is $40. Do the math …”- #
Trying to wrestle my review of Suicide of the West into publishable shape. Oof, at 2000 words and counting without discussing Part Three.
Richard Brookhiser on Mike Potemra “Mike was a pilgrim, the wandering Christian, the walking American. Through the storm, through the night, lead me on to the light.”- #