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  • For Pods Sake Cartoonli

    For Pod’s Sake!: Week of November 27th

    I’m a huge podcast fan (as longtime readers of this blog know), and I’ve decided to start (yet another!) new series just to catch you up on my favorite listens. So here…

  • jb4

    The Preachers: Jim & Tammy Faye: Part 4.

    Jim Bakker in screen captures from his current show, “The Jim Bakker Show”. (Google Images)   This has been one long, crazy story. Nearly unbelievable, except, very true. Sadly true. As a…

  • Jos5yrs

    Even in my sleep.

      “Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forgetfalls drop by drop upon the heart,until, in our own despair,against our will,comes wisdomthrough the awful grace of God.” -Aeschylus     I’ll love…

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    The Preachers: Jim and Tammy Faye: Part 3.

    Image and caption from PTL.   When PTL fell apart, I was just 5. I didn’t know about the sex scandals, but I do remember my parents discussing the Bakkers’ outsized lifestyle.…

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    The Preachers: Jim & Tammy Faye: Part 2.

      Jim and Tammy Faye (Image Source)   It was thirty years ago that the tremendous house of cards that Jim Bakker had constructed out of TV ministry, millions in donations, and…

  • giveittoyou

    Come Clean: 90s Music Videos Had Me Wanting to Go to a Carnival. Or the Shore.

    Jordon Knight gave it to us back in ’99- the baggy cargos, the long sleeve turtle kneck sweater, the racially-mixed back up dancers. Seriously, besides a love of belly shirts, glittery eye…

  • Been Around

    Come Clean: I still cringe at “macaroni with the cheese”.

    My face is literally that of Mase every. single. time. I’ve heard this song over the past two decades. (Video screen capture via YouTube)   Twenty years ago, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs…

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    Come Clean: I don’t know why Al B. Sure’s face…

    …was so angry in the 1988 video for his hit song, “Nite and Day”. Like Dude snarled through the whole thing… and he probably growled, too, but the track drowned it out.…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: September 24th.

    Happy Sunday! It’s been a couple of months since my last “Some… Stuff”, so let’s kick off the start of Fall with some links, shall we? (Getty Images)   First up, this…

  • 600x600bf

    Throwback Thursday: Let it be.

    Note: This post first appeared at my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on October 4, 2010. ~Alisha       I’m sitting in the local diner writing this on my laptop, the…