The wonderful (“wonderful”) thing about television is that just as soon as you think it has finally reached its nadir – Celebrity Big Brother, Duck Dynasty, Outrageous Celebrity Lookalike Behaviour Caught On Tape 2 – it somehow manages to plumb even further depths.
Miamians hate it when media criticism of their city is couched in stale clichs like “Trouble in Paradise” or “Paradise Lost.” I agree: it’s time to nix the whole “paradise” chestnut, because Miami isn’t and never really was paradise.
I just learned the word carnist. It means me.
Is nothing sacred? After church leaders set about updating the United Methodist Hymnal in 1984, their most controversial acts were to excise one of the most popular hymns in the Protestant repertoire, Onward Christian Soldiers, and to strip verses from The Battle Hymn of the Republic.
Here’s an experiment: try thinking of a song not as a song but as a collection of distinct musical attributes.