Easily Influenced

I am easily influenced by what I watch on TV. Watching Happy Days made me want to wear a black leather jacket. Watching The Andy Griffith Show made me want to be a small town sheriff. Watching Magnum PI made me want to be a private investigator in Hawaii. Watching The Dukes of Hazzard made […]

A Great Pregame Prayer

I’ve been a fan of Friday Night Lights from the very beginning. I love to hear Coach Taylor pray. (How often do we hear a main character on a TV show pray?) This prayer from a recent episode is the best pregame prayer I’ve ever heard: Dear Lord, please allow these young men to safely […]

N. T. Wright on Colbert

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Random Declaration #10

If we had cable TV I’d be hooked on the Deadliest Catch on the Discovery Channel. I watched it several times in the condo during vacation and I was mesmerized. I’m putting being a deckhand on a crab boat in the Bering Sea at the very top of my list of jobs I don’t want […]

Random Declaration #7

Heather and I are officially addicted to Battlestar Galactica. It just may be the best show on T.V. The plot actually moves forward, unlike another show I’m starting to get tired of.

Random Declaration #6

If I could go into hibernation right now and not wake up until the day 24 premieres in January, I would.

CSI Sermon

Did you watch CSI last night? If so, at the very end you heard some heavy duty reflection on morality that is uncommon for a popular TV show. Grissom got downright preachy and it was good. Update: Here’s the gist of what Grissom said: Our culture preaches, you shouldn’t be ashamed of anything you do […]