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The thing I needed to do

Among my “need to do” list belong such items as “prayer,” “the ministry of the Word,” “sleep,” “flossing,” “trimming my toenails,” “sorting bins of bicycle parts,” and etc. 293 more words


Dallas Buyers Club (2013)



In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.


The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)



Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.



“‘He can’t quit. It’s almost a sickness. If he can, he’s going to hold onto it until he is dead. I’m sure he wants to die in office.’

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Muhammad (SAW) By Demi

This book attempts the enormous task of creating a picture book biography for kids about Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings Be  Upon Him).  While the text seems adequate and engaging for children with a basic knowledge of RasulAllah’s life, I think it would overwhelm any young non-Muslim reader.   226 more words

Non Fiction

Review: 27

Recap: When pop music sensation Amy Winehouse died of an overdose a little more than three years ago, the world was stunned — and then it wasn’t. 521 more words


Sociological Imagination - Teaching Sociology with Music Videos

Videos that can illuminate aspects of the sociological imagination and the sociological perspective in general, including: making the familiar strange, connecting biography and history, connecting private troubles and public issues, verstehen, empathy, and “walking a mile in someone else’s shoes.”