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Love in the "damned" world

Here’s an interesting question. What motivates your love? I’ll bet you, like me, wouldn’t admit to how shallow we are. No, really! We are attracted to beauty, babies, benevolence, brawn and booty. 769 more words

Spiritual Formation

Do We Hate Women This Much?

My wife and I don’t have cable.

I view this as a good thing because gone are the nights of watching something just because it’s on.   1,410 more words

Ramble

The Day I Talked To Ralph Macchio

Last night I stumbled upon this video of Jack Gleeson, the young actor who played the much-hated Joffrey on HBO’s Game of Thrones. The video is long and comes with a lot of um’s and uh’s but the essay he reads aloud is a good examination of the phenomenon of celebrity worship in our culture. 2,012 more words

On Scribbling

Keeping Our Fandoms in Check

“Mom, you’re such a liar,” my oldest daughter retorted back to me with a knowing smirk when I told her I’m not a “fan” of anyone. 1,372 more words

Commentary

Let's Talk About Celebrity Worship

Last night at about 1-2am I was Twittering on the crapper (this is the best time and place for Twitter, I’ve decided), and there are a few actors I follow. 274 more words

LOOK AT ME

#mjfam Obsession, Idolization, Devotion, Inspiration, Love. #MichaelJackson #mjfam

What is obsession?  Simple:

 

ob·ses·sion

 

—noun

 

the domination of one’s thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc.

 

the idea, image, desire, feeling, etc., itself. 971 more words

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