We went to see ‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ tonight, killing time more than anything else but I was struck by the feminist themes apparent in the film. And this was old school – no third wave apparent here! *Contains spoilers!*
Mark Driscoll, the gospel-contextualising Neo-Calvinist poster boy, has come under some heavy fire at times for alleged inappropriate language — even calls for resignation.
Kellie from Hi-5 did a photo shoot with Ralph magazine and family groups are in an uproar. That’s the essence of the news headlines sensationalised on Today Tonight and A Current Affair this evening. Kellie says she’s trying to change her image. The Women’s Forum Australia say it’s a bad […]
OK, so seriously, I’m going to stop my Twilight obsessing after this post. Promise! I’ve just finished reading the final book anyway so there’s no more left (although the movie comes out soon….) There’s no doubt that I enjoyed reading them, not for their literary value (I don’t need to add […]
NB: I’ve updated our link lists. Check out some of the people we know, stuff that interests us, or just fool around with cultural artefacts in the Pop! Culture Corner. WordPress.com today announced its new blog feature for embedding videos from TED. If you haven’t heard of TED before, it’s […]
I was thinking more with my small group tonight about Twilight (I’m up to the third in the series: Eclipse) and some of the guys helpfully wanted to explore the porn thing a bit more. Just as porn is sinful for guys, do I think that reading Twilight is sinful […]
Today we did a performance for the Good Friday gathering at Christ Church Hawthorn. Tamie read through Isaiah 53 while I pitched blood and filth at a great white throne flicked clots of red paint at a white-sheeted chair. It was a straightforward but powerful symbol of Jesus’ suffering for […]