Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Birth of the Cover Song

Listen to this cover of the song “The One that I Want” from the musical¬†Grease,¬†and if your face hasn’t melted too much, try to continue reading. I’ve often heard the complaint that the Catholic Church wants everyone to be the … Continue reading

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The Death of Javon Belcher

An odd thing happened last week: the Kansas City Chiefs won a football game. Other than the fact that the Chiefs have been a particularly terrible football team this season, going 2-11 through their first 13 games, their win was … Continue reading

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The Death of St. Francis

Sorry, St. Francis. I’m gonna dog on one of your most famous quotes. I have heard the phrase, “Preach the Gospel always; if necessary, use words,” so many times in my life, I’ve definitely internalized its message. It’s telling us … Continue reading

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