“BLACK CHRISTMAS” IS VINTAGE WEINSTEIN

Catalyst January/February Issue 2007

It is not uncommon for theaters to host dark comedies or tear-jerkers during the most fun time of the year, namely Christmastime. Psycho-type films have also been released in December. But when it comes to blood and gore flicks, they never open on Christmas Day. Unless, of course, the men behind the movie are Harvey and Bob Weinstein. It’s not... [Read more...]

COMEDY CENTRAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT

Catalyst January/February Issue 2007

On Christmas Eve, Comedy Central featured “Sacrilicious Sunday,” a series of non-stop shows designed to offend Christians. It opened at midnight with “Carlos Mencia,” the standup comedian who, in 2006, did a show on the sex life of Pope John Paul II in heaven. At 1:00 a.m., “Bad Santa” was shown: the R-rated film... [Read more...]

ROSIE APOLOGIZES

Catalyst January/February Issue 2007

Rosie O’Donnell makes a habit of offending Catholics. On December 8, she apologized. But not to us. After mocking the Chinese the week before, she apologized “to any group that was offended” (which included many Asian groups). Catholics are still waiting for their many apologizes. Ever since she became a regular on “The View,”... [Read more...]

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