I've done something I'm not proud of. It's one of those things you think could never happen to you. Then it does. You look in your bathroom mirror and realize you've become a junkie. Yesterday, I accidentally overdosed.
The deftness with which Charley Lerrigo has turned the assumptions and expectations of contemporary Christians upside down and inside out is a joy to behold, not only for his theatrical craft but for his brilliant use of character development.
It is July, a few summers back, at Paramount's Kings Dominion theme park near Richmond, Va. And as Patrick the Starfish, SpongeBob SquarePants' best cartoon friend, I am the goofy hero of the afternoon.
One of the many ridiculous topics trapped in an circular debate year after year in this country is whether or not evolutionary science or creationism should be taught in schools. So I thought about all the evidence on both sides and made this video.
Explosions and mechanical mayhem have supplanted plot and character at the movies and thus, the simple art of storytelling has moved into living rooms. Where plots develop and characters grow, sex happens.