Monthly Archive: December 2013

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Nicholas Was…

An animation of a (n extremely) short Christmas story by Neil Gaiman.

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Curious Casting

If Jesus and Santa can be white, why not Freddie Mercury?

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The Virtual Musical Advent Calendar, December 23: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Our last three days of this Advent Calendar will be closing out over the next three days, as we celebrate Christmas Eve, Christmas and St. Stephens Day in quick succession.  This is therefore our last “regular day,” and I thought I’d post a few songs that I associate with the Episcopal church my parents, wife, and son have called home.

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This, a Thousand Times This

Ken White explains perfectly why it is a disservice to the concept of free speech to attempt to case the Duck Dynasty brouhaha as a free speech issue, even if other values suggest that...

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Thanks, Obama

Yesterday our flight was delayed for about an hour and a half. Then, once on the tarmac and runway, we were out there waiting for another hour. It was hot, it was uncomfortable. We...

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Sunday!

So… what are you reading and/or watching?

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In Defense of Duck Dynasty

Duck Dynasty is just one chapter in a long story about a family and the larger community they represent. Why Duck Dynasty matters and why the latest controversy about Phil Robertson’s comments should be taken in context.

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Saturday!

So… what are you playing?