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You Have To Learn To Love the Bomb

GQ Magazine recently published a nearly 6,000 word profile by Joel Lovell on Stephen Colbert, formerly of The Colbert Report and soon to be hosting The Late Show. The entire essay is worth reading but special attention should be paid … Continue reading

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In Brooklyn, How a Bombshell Trains for Roller Derby

The captain of a team in the Gotham Girls league breaks down her hard-core exercise routine on wheels Eva McCloskey often tells people she has two careers. During the week, the 35-year-old is the director of talent strategy at the New … Continue reading

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Why The Church Needs Art – Part three

Check out the lessons Scott Erickson learned while he was the artist in residence at Ecclesia Church in Houston, Texas. Click HERE

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Kenny Stabler, RIP

        By Steve Beard Kenny Stabler, RIP. I became a life-long Raiders fan during my childhood because my dad won a Kenny “The Snake” Stabler autographed football at a raffle. It is one of half a dozen … Continue reading

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Free Speech Under Fire

By Steve Beard As a budding young journalist and editor, my thoughts on the First Amendment and free speech — even outrageously offensive speech — were shaped by Nat Hentoff, columnist for the left-wing Village Voice. Hentoff was a prolific … Continue reading

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HOUSTON ROLLER DERBY AT 10: A JAMMIN’ GOOD TIME

By Sean McManus Houston Press Not too long ago, local bad-ass and onetime Houston Press writer John Nova Lomax postulated a very good argument that Houston might very well be America’s Most Miserable Sports City. Surely we have our highs, like the … Continue reading

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Nicholas Winton, Rescuer of Children, RIP

By Steve Beard For 50 years, Nicholas Winton kept an explosive and dramatic secret from his wife. It was only after she found an old scrapbook in the attic of their home – names, documents, photographs – that he first … Continue reading

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He’s Jesus Christ

“If you subscribe to the caricature of devout religious believers as mostly sanctimonious hypocrites, the kind who rake in cash and care about human life only when it is unborn, come visit the doctor here,” observed New York Times columnist Nickolas … Continue reading

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Patriarch Bartholomew on Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical

By Patriarch Bartholomew (270th Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, is spiritual leader to 300 million Orthodox Christians throughout the world.) In a series of seminars organized between 1994 and 1998 on the island of Halki off the coast … Continue reading

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Kirsten Powers is an antiabortion, antiwar evangelical liberal who works for Fox News. Got a problem with that?

By Krissah Thompson “I was a Kool-Aid-drinking Democrat,” Kirsten Powers recalls wryly. That was in her 20s and early 30s, when she was an operator on the rise — first in the Clinton administration, when she handled media strategy for … Continue reading

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