Monday, July 28, 2014

TORNADO COVERAGE: GOD’S WRATH AND GOD’S BENEVOLENCE

May 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Whoever thought that the coverage of the Oklahoma tornado would ignite a religious clash? But that it has. First there was the MTV News tweet: “Beyoncé, Rihanna & Katy Perry send prayers to #PrayForOklahoma.” As #PrayForOklahoma trended heavily on Twitter, comedian Ricky Gervais tweeted: “I feel like an idiot now. I only sent money.” He […]

ROBIN ROBERTS REVEALS SHE HAS BONE CANCER

June 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Good Morning America cohost Robin Roberts disclosed on the show this morning (Monday) that she has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia called myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). “I received my MDS diagnosis on the very day that Good Morning America finally beat the Today show for the first time in 16 years. Talk about […]

FORMER PYTHON DOUBTS LIFE OF BRIAN COULD GET MADE TODAY

October 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Terry Jones, the Monty Python member who directed The Life of Brian, has weighed in on the controversy surrounding an upcoming BBC drama about the political and religious storm that greeted the 1979 film. While other Pythons have criticized the drama, titled Holy Flying Circus, as inaccurate and “made up,” Jones said that he thought […]