November 06, 2003 the REAL Biblical Illustrators
Check this out at Crosswalk- another idea somebody beat me to.

"I love reading the Bible and talking about it," he said, "and I wanted to do it in a way that seemed like sharing and not like I was being preachy." The Flaming Fire Illustrated Bible project kicked off last year with a marathon, 18-hour drawing session at the house of band member Lauren Weinstein.

I'm going to see about putting some of my own collection there.

November 06, 2003 the Matrix Revolutions

Well I am off to see the finale of the Matrix Trilogy- and my hopes have been dashed for a Resolution in Revolutions. The Wachowski Brothers had a one shot wonders it appears. Here is a typical review excerpt from CBS...

Keanu Reeves, right, and Hugo Weaving appear in a fight scene from "The Matrix: Revolutions."  (Photo: AP)

Quote: "Revolutions" eats all of the goodwill built up by "The Matrix," and then some. It isn't just bad moviemaking -- it's a bizarrely self-destructive film."

"The list of glaring inconsistencies goes on.... Worse still, is the way Revolutions" abandons the larger thematic issues....If there is anything good to be said about "Revolutions," it's that attempted intellectual extrapolation based on "The Matrix" trilogy will probably grind to a halt. After "The Matrix" was released, a fleet of books appeared, with titles like "The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real," "Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in 'The Matrix,'" and "The Gospel Reloaded: Exploring Spirituality and Faith in 'The Matrix.'" "Revolutions" will cause many of these authors to blush. "

November 03, 2003 Furnace Stickers we have loved

Check out the collection here.

In Sparks City, Nev., during the summer, City Attorney Chet Adams, perhaps influenced by the legal challenges to the Alabama courthouse monument displaying the Ten Commandments, ordered an employee to scissor out "God" from the town's Sept. 11 "God Bless America" signs around City Hall. (Mayor Tony Armstrong, among the many baffled by the newly anonymous blessing, immediately bought more "God Bless America" signs and posted

In Knoxville, Tenn., in September, Thomas Martin McGouey, 51, apparently set on committing suicide, left a note and painted a bull's-eye on his body before arranging a standoff in which he pointed a gun at police officers so they would kill him in self-defense. McGouey's scheme failed because Knox County sheriff's deputies, who fired 28 shots at him, missed with 27 and only grazed his shoulder with the other. [Knoxville News-Sentinel, 9-19-03] link via News of the Weird)

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