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Associated PressThe national debate over gay marriage focused Tuesday on North Carolina, as voters decided whether to make it the 30th state to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and a woman. In the final days before the vote,...
Blogging with Bill WhiteI promised to share the story of My Worst Date. As it happens, I published it more than 20 years ago in a column that ran only in selected editions of the paper, then repeated an abridged version 12 years......
Well, the earthquakes didn’t arrive as scheduled, and even their prophet -- radio minister Harold Camping -- admitted last night that he was in error. For me, there’s a remaining question: Were we sharks or lemmings? Did we thrash around...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe one time I talked to Armie Hammer, he was just a young actor from a VERY rich family struggling to make a mark, even in indie faith-based fare such as a Billy Graham bio-pic. But his dashing turn as the too-handsome Winklevoss twins (one or both of...
‘The View’ welcomes John Bobbitt, Kato Kaelin, Paula Jones; Whoopi Goldberg apologizes to The New Yorks TimesThe TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThere was an apology on "The View" this morning. Will the ABC chatfest have reason to apologize next week? Consider the guest list for a week of programs with a "Where Are They Now?" theme:...
The Religion WorldThe August issue of Chrisma magazine includes a piece on milestones over the past 35 years, as documented by the magazine that debuted in 1975. Sprinkled throughout those three and a half decades are moments of shame, disgrace and scandal by evangelical¬†...
Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30. Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
Times Staff WriterTammy Faye Messner, the mascara-laden former wife of televangelist Jim Bakker, the charismatic TV preacher with the choir-boy face with whom she appeared on their popular Christian talk-variety show until his downfall amid scandal in the late 1980s, has...
ZEV CHAFETS is the author of many books, including "A Match Made in Heaven," about the relationship between the Christian evangelical movement and American Jews.IN THE MAIN building of the Liberty University campus in Lynchburg, Va., there is a Jerry Falwell museum. The first exhibit you see when you walk through the door is devoted to Falwell's father. Carey Falwell was a nonbeliever, a successful...
Baltimore Sun reportersPaul W. Nochumowitz describes himself as a bail bondsman who takes home $14,000 a year and is bankrupt. Still, he and his wife, Amie Sue, own a $1 million high-rise condominium on Florida's Biscayne Bay as well as a home in Baltimore County. This year,...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday July 28, 2000 †††††"The Eyes of Tammy Faye" not only gives us the skinny on the most celebrated eyelashes of our time (they're permanent albeit augmented by generous dollops of L'Oreal mascara), it very much sees the world through the eyes of that...
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As a professional journalist, I find that when I attend social functions, I am often peppered with questions from members of the public who are eager to learn more about how the "news game" works, questions such as: "You work for a newspaper?" "Hey!...
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