Vatican 1, Beatles 0: Why the Church still wins after forgiving John Lennon
Why does the Catholic Church repeatedly get itself into trouble by issuing official condemnations on pop culture? Isn’t it just digging itself deeper and deeper into a hole of cultural irrelevance?
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The Immaculate Half-Century
Madonna turns 50 today. Enjoy Like a Prayer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKMHtcZ7dAQ Madonna is the paragon a kind of pop music that I enjoy (only semi-ironically) far more, I imagine, than my fellow writers on the blog. But despite the many (younger and … Continued
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