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NBC Cut the Best Part of the Opening Ceremonies

Like most of you (I’m guessing), I’m a huge fan of the Olympics. I’m a total sucker for hour after hour of swimming, diving, gymnastics, handball, whatever, and have spent the last few days stuck to the couch alongside my wife and kids. Unlike most of you (I’m guessing), I’m also a huge fan of […]

Recent and Upcoming Movies

Five Favorites Of The Past Few Months:1. Rachel Getting Married. The intersection of addiction, grief, Connecticut and really, really good music. Who knew Anne Hathaway could act?2. JCVD. Jean-Claude Van Damme plays himself and kudos to him for having the guts to go through with it. Part comedy, part thriller, part indie-French-meta-fest, it must be […]

Charles Bukowski and the Importance of Depravity in Art

“Philippians 4:8–Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” These words have inspired a lot of bad art. False art. When taken outside of the Gospel context, they have made artists (and I include myself […]