The Idolatry of Celebrity

The Idolatry of Celebrity

It’s a strange thing about celebrity. Nearly everyone dreams of being really famous…until they are. Then they usually hate it. Celebrities¬†hire publicists and marketing gurus to help them build their brand identity, and widen their exposure. However, once...
He’s Sick, Not Sinful

He’s Sick, Not Sinful

Consider this: Why is it that people only excuse their bad behavior on mental illness, but never their good. Whenever they help a little old lady across the street, or give money to a poor neighbor to help with rent, that always gets chalked up to their own moral...

Are Dads Making a Cultural Resurgence?

I have noticed an interesting trend recently. In years past, fathers were the constant butt of jokes on television. Dads are often represented on TV and movies as bumbling, inept fools, who must be rescued from themselves by their obviously superior children and...

Who is Really Being Rude Here?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you’ve heard the smash pop hit, “Rude” by the group Magic!. It speaks about a young man, seeking permission to marry a traditional man’s daughter. He is turned down by the young lady’s...