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Awesome Moment In High School Sportsmanship

Watch this great little story and get your smile on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTaB-hPg0P4 Update: Or apparently get your cry on ­čÖé I guess that’s how a number of you have responded to the sweetness of this story which is good too I think.

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What Do You Call a Group of…?

How well do you know the names of animal congregations? Sure, most of know about a┬áherd of elephants,┬ácolony of ants, or even a┬ámurder of crows. You might even know that lions travel in a pride or that porcupines move in a prickle. But did you know that a group of sparrows is a host, flies […]

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What Was The First Scary Book You Ever Read?

It occurred to me recently that the first horror story I ever read was The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Not sure you’d consider a Sherlock Holmes story to be in the horror category, but I remember being frightened as I read. And loving it. I must have been pretty young […]

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My George McFly Moment

One of my favorite movies of all-time is Back to the Future. Yet for all the memorable scenes in that movie, today I’m thinking of one of the more obscure parts. Just about everybody loves George McFly, Marty’s father who goes from whipping boy loser at the beginning of the film to successful author at […]

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God and Gotham: Paul Asay Interview

Author Paul Asay is a fellow pop culture crusader. He has a good sense of humor to go along with his faith, a combo that allows him to engage in all sorts of conversations in creative ways. Just my style. His recent book is God on the Streets of Gotham: What the Big Screen Batman […]

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Jimmy Fallon as Jim Morrison Singing Reading Rainbow

My friend Knox McCoy produces a lot of great content. At the beginning of each week he dishes out the Monday Morning Meatloaf, a collection of links, images, and videos that entertain me consistently. I’ve often been breathless from laughing so hard at the stuff Knox puts together. This week’s edition might be my favorite […]

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Ken Burns On Story

Story is powerful, one of the greatest ways our lives are impacted by the art of pop culture. Ken Burns is one of the most gifted storytellers of our time, a brilliant filmmaker who revolutionized how documentaries are made. Four of his most famous projects are the long documentaries on the Civil War, jazz music, […]