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I Still Believe: The Lost Boys’ 30th Anniversary Spectacular

I Still Believe: The Lost Boys’ 30th Anniversary Spectacular

If Georges de La Tour was a movie director, his films would probably look a lot like Joel Schumacher’s. Well, maybe…minus the nipples on the suits in Batman and Robin. I think my assertion, knowing Matt Milliner is lurking around here somewhere, holds up particularly well with Schumacher’s 1987 film, The Lost Boys, or as I like to put it, The Two Coreys’ (Haim and Feldman) Showcase.

My slightly sketchy comparison to a famous French Baroque painter aside, I’ve been reflecting on what I think about the movie, now, 30 years on. The surprising thing is that a couple of scenes…

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Another Week Ends: America's God, Plastic Surgery, Channel Surfing, Woeman, RIP and a better McLaren emerges.

Another Week Ends: America’s God, Plastic Surgery, Channel Surfing, Woeman, RIP and a better McLaren emerges.

Dave gave me the opportunity to post an entry into the “Week Ends” franchise, so here are some things that have been sent directly to my instapaper.com account–enjoy! JDK

1: As we are want to say, something is rotten in the state of American Protestantism, and while one may take issue (and does) with his appreciation for Aquinas’ virtue ethics and the beard, this article by Stanley Hauerwas is a must read. An excerpt:

America is a synthesis of evangelical Protestantism, republican political ideology, and commonsense moral reasoning. Americans were able to synthesize these antithetical traditions by making their…

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