WHAT’S BUGGING LETTERMAN?

Catalyst October Issue 2002

We know that the scandal in the Catholic Church is ready-made material for late-night comedians. But when one particular entertainer can’t seem to give it up, we begin to wonder. We are speaking about David Letterman. Letterman’s obsession with the scandal—and obsession is the only word that accurately describes what’s going on—was evident... [Read more...]

MUSEUM OF SEX IS A MUSEUM OF SMUT

Catalyst October Issue 2002

The Museum of Sex (called MoSex) opened on September 23 in New York City. After investigating the museum, we concluded that the a more apt name would be Museum of Smut (MoSmut). Not for nothing did the New York State Board of Regents refuse to recognize the legitimacy of the establishment, saying that its name made “a mockery of museums.” We... [Read more...]

WHERE’S THE MEDIA OUTCRY?

Catalyst October Issue 2002

If a Jew gets mugged by anti-Semites, we all hear about it. If a black gets roughed up by the cops, it’s front-page news. If a gay gets clobbered by gay bashers, it’s all over TV. But if a Hispanic Catholic stands up for his faith and is nearly killed by African American bigots, hardly a word is said. On September 7, John Santiago of Lindenwood,... [Read more...]

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