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DT Podcast Episode 11 - Michael Murphy

Welcome to episode 11! Our latest podcast features Mike Avery’s conversation with Dr. Michael Murphy of Loyola University of Chicago. After taking in the breath taking views of Murphy’s office, the two ventured into such topics as literature and theology, the problem of poverty tourism, and the significance of the Catholic imagination. 329 more words

Theology And Culture

Relief for homeowners: Mortgage company with connection to Bucks co-owner reaches deal with city

MILWAUKEE — Help for homeowners: A mortgage company overseeing thousands of homes in Milwaukee has reached a deal with the city. It will provide $30 million in relief for homeowners struggling with their mortgage payments. 677 more words


Film Review: The Thief Who Came To Dinner (1973, directed by Bud Yorkin)

In The Thief Who Came To Dinner, Ryan O’Neal plays Webster McGee, a Houston-based computer programmer.  After deciding that living in a capitalist society means that everyone steals from everyone else, Webster quits his boring job and decides to become a real thief.  303 more words


Manhattan (1979)

Written: Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman

Directed: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep

” New York was his town… And it always would be.” 885 more words

Movie Review

Quote of the Week

Although some directors consider Carey “hard to work with” his talents have been used in devious ways many times. He’ll do an incredible screen test, they tell him “thanks but no thanks” and have another actor study his performance and copy it for the actual film!  83 more words

Timothy Carey

Disappointing Day but Positives to be Taken from 2015

by John O’Hara

Disappointing Day but Solid first Season from Rory

The post mortem will be well underway in the Donegal camp after their disappointing defeat in the All-Ireland quarter final at the hands of Connaught champions, Mayo. 1,182 more words


Celebrating Mediocrity is Anathema to McGuinness

By John O’Hara

Jim McGuinness’ increasingly insightful articles in the Irish Times have been a massive hit with the GAA fraternity throughout the country. This week’s article focused on the easy wins for Dublin and Kerry in their quarter-final ties and Jim has created a little bit of controversy with his comments about Fermanagh GAA fans. 1,161 more words

Sports Writing