Thursday, April 19, 2007

Could it be . . . is it really . . .

. . . a music video that's overtly critical of the sexualization of the female image?

Why yes and think it might be? And the band, Paramore, is from Franklin, TN -- just a county above my home stomping grounds. Ah, it makes me feel a bit better about my state.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

This isn't about Elaine Pagels

So, Elaine Pagels was on the Colbert Report the other night. Incidentally, Irenaeus wasn't writing 2000 ago more like 1850, but over-simplifications aside it was an interesting interview. Colbert's impersonation of a fundamentalist, evangelical Christian was -- quite eerily -- dead on.