Culture

November 1, 2013

Guarding against false idols

Frequent CV readers know that I have a tendency to write about the Catholic faith and the world of sports (see here, here, here, here and here). As a
November 1, 2013

Is Saturday Night Live racist?

Not a day goes by without some member of the Hollywood elite reminding Catholics about how bigoted, xenophobic and close minded they are. Yet, when one
November 4, 2013

Remember Joe (“You Lie!”) Wilson?

This afternoon as I was thinking about the political scene, I suddenly remembered Joe Wilson, the Republican House member from South Carolina who vaulted himself to
November 5, 2013

10 Catholic Cliches (And What They Really Mean)

1. When a Catholic says: “I’ll pray about it.” She might mean, “I will bring this important decision before God.” … But often, she means: “My
November 5, 2013

Shame on Kmart!

We all know that there is a war on the family taking place in the United States. Unlike the mythical war on women, this is a
November 6, 2013

The Conservative Culture Warrior at 75

Pat Buchanan turned 75 the other day.  His birthday is November 2: All Souls Day.  When I saw an article mentioning this, I was reminded of
November 7, 2013

What the Pope Taught Me About Food, Sex, and God

When I was 19, I stopped eating. Not entirely. Just mostly. For the better part of six years, I survived on lettuce, tuna, and frozen yogurt.
November 8, 2013

Show this to someone who thinks history is boring

A WWII pilot is shown footage (for the first time) of his own plane crash. Watch.
November 12, 2013

Top 10 Scholarly Tweets About the Body

Live tweeting an academic conference is a strange, self-contradictory thing to do. Creating a top 10 list from the tweets is probably worse. But here I