What, no blogging strippers?
: Hugh Hewitt announces the first GodBlogCon: “Let the news ring out throughout the Christian Blogosphere! The first ever Christian Blogosphere Convention is on.”
Well, I am a Christian. But I don’t think I’ll go. I’m a Howard-Stern-loving, gay-marriage-backing, prochoice, Clinton-voting, separation-of-church-and-state, cabernet-guzzling Christian. Something tells me that I’d fit in there about as well as I apparently would at the Kos Konvention. Though I will say that Hugh and I have disagreed online about religion — and he has invited me on his air to disagree with him — and he was most cordial; just because we disagreed he didn’t call me an atheist … the way some liberals we know want to call me conservative just because we disagree.
Bad timing award
: I get to the office on the morning after our demiblizzard last night — it was a breeze — and then I get the email announcing the because of the snow, the office is closed.
FCC follies, continued… and continued… and continued…
: As Gomer (or was it Guber?) would say: Surprise! Surprise! Surprise!
The FCC just decided that the F word in Saving Private Ryan is not indecent, obscene, or profane.
In fact, the FCC turned down three complaints — on Will & Grace and Arrested Development, too. It’s as if, once they got rid of Howard Stern, they could let up.
Except I’m still waiting to hear their ruling on Oprah Winfrey.
The latest wisdom from on high….
: In the Private Ryan case, the FCC says that it found Ryan not indecent in 2001 and 2002 but that 66 stations wouldn’t air it this time “citing their uncertainty as to whether it contained indecent material, reportedly based, in part, on Commission indecency rulings subsequent to these previous broadcasts of the film.”
Well, yeah: In the Bono case, the FCC decrees that the F word is not only indecent but also profane and says:
…we believe that, given the core meaning of the