Why Do Christians Love ‘The West Wing’?

[Cue title music] There are many, many reasons why everyone loves The West Wing. In the behind-the-scenes footage from season 1, the creators explained that Democrats were saying they loved the politics and loved the show; Republicans were saying they hated the politics…and loved the show. So along those boundaries at least, in a nation … More Why Do Christians Love ‘The West Wing’?

Apostrophiles, arise!

I’ve come up with a new word. It’s a word to describe everyone of us who shudders, balks, yea positively rails at the profound ignorance of Everyone Else who gives not a monkey’s whether the monkeys receive their due possessives or plurals. It’s a word for its time, when the intelligent distinction between the treatment … More Apostrophiles, arise!

A Warm Atmosphere

And now for something completely different: A script idea I wrote after a philosophical dilemma I encountered not so different from that described herein. The style is unashamedly Sorkinese-American, aka The West Wing. Nothing new here, but a bit of fun. May this Yuletide be full of warm atmospheres for you. Merry Christmas. INT. OFFICE … More A Warm Atmosphere

In praise of coffee

Virtually anyone who knows me knows that I am a huge fan – and most definitely a snob – when it comes to coffee. Those who would identify with that, read on. I bought a book on Amazon recently just on a whim: Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World … More In praise of coffee

Why I think Apple should continue the iPod Classic

There’s been some iHype in cyberspace again recently. Roughly around this time each year (or a bit earlier actually, I’m late to the party), there are a string of new Apple announcements, and this year is no exception. Fans like myself will be aware that Apple recently released a new line in their iPod range, … More Why I think Apple should continue the iPod Classic