- November 15, 2019
“The high tide!” King Alfred cried.
“The high tide and the turn!”
G. K. Chesterton (The Ballad of the White Horse)
Time and tide wait for no man. Only a fool believes that he can turn back time and only …READ MORE
Simple, timeless, and unpretentious, “A Charlie Brown Christmas Special” became a holiday tradition since its first airing on Dec. 9, 1965. Its beginnings were simple: a television producer approached cartoonist Charles Schulz with a general idea for an animated …READ MORE
The celebration of Christmas has become a mess.
For decades, the Grinches among us have launched their attacks on religious holidays. In our schools, for instance, Christmas pageants, singing carols, and any reference to “Christmas break” have long become verboten—we …READ MORE
Elon Musk recently asked the internet what they thought of the culture war. One shrewd person suggested that the right needs to focus on funding artists, rather than just politicians.
I think the Right needs to start funding more artists,
One of my favorite Christmas events is the performance of Handel’s “Messiah” at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. Although I almost wore out my cassette tape version of the “Messiah” listening to it in my teens, hearing it …READ MORE
How did a fourth-century, heretic-slapping bishop from Southern Turkey wind up being a fat, Coca-Cola-swigging American elf?
Saint Nicholas was born into a wealthy Christian family in the third century. His parents died in a plague, and having inherited the …READ MORE