Americans United for Separation of Church and State recently released a YouTube video featuring actress Jane Lynch and comedian Jordan Peele who sing a 1970s-themed break-up song backing church/state separation.
The purpose of the video, according to its description on the comedy website Funny or Die, is "to raise awareness for the importance of the constitutional principle of church-state separation."
In the video, Lynch playing the role of church, wears a long white gown and crucifix, while Peele, playing the role of state, wears a 1970s polyester suit. more >>
The popular king of horror stories, Stephen King, told NPR in an interview published Tuesday that he believes in God and intelligent design, and shared about his personal faith experience.
"If you say, 'Well, OK, I don't believe in God. There's no evidence of God,' then you're missing the stars in the sky and you're missing the sunrises and sunsets and you're missing the fact that the bees pollinate all these crops and keep us alive and the way that everything seems to work together," said the author of The Shining, The Green Mile, and Dreamcatcher, which were all adapted into full-length motion pictures.
The cosmos, he tells NPR, is "built in a way that to me suggests intelligent design. more >>
Jake Floyd, better known as "Jake Genesis," has retired from the porn industry. After less than a year, the life-long Roman Catholic has returned to his roots, swearing off the "hurt" his acting caused.
Following his decision to leave the gay porn industry, Floyd said, "I quietly deleted my Twitter account and my Facebook and Facebook Fan page." He also stopped posting on his website "and eventually had all the content removed." A fan-run Twitter account still exists, with the handle @JakeGenesisxxx, but Floyd has dropped completely off the map, and CP was not able to contact him for an interview.
Christian broadcaster SAT-7, which transmits programs to the Middle East and North Africa, recently launched its own YouTube Live channel, dramatically expanding its evangelistic reach by use of the latest technology, the media organization announced this week.
YouTube Live broadcasting is free and will increase the reach of SAT-7 ARABIC broadcasts exponentially, say SAT-7 officials. "Arabic-speakers who live outside of the satellite footprints of SAT-7 channels now have yet another and better way to watch major events live on Android and iOS smart phones, iPads, tablets, computers, laptops, and smart TVs. This is especially important for a large community of Arabic-speakers living in the United States and Canada," the organization states.
Earlier this month, the SAT-7 ARABIC channel on YouTube (both live and videotaped) reached a milestone when it exceeded 10 million views since its creation in 2008. The milestone was achieved the day Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter on May 5. more >>
Tyler Perry, the 43-year-old movie mogul, recently revealed that he believed his friend and late singer Whitney Houston's life might end after her documented battle with addiction.
Perry recently sat down with friend and media maven Oprah Winfrey, who he is working with to create scripted show's for her OWN network. Perry recently appeared on "Oprah's Next Chapter" where he admitted that he felt the need to help Houston, who died in February 2012.
"From the first day we sat down in that restaurant and had a conversation where she was so open with me, I felt a responsibility to do all I could to help her," Perry told Winfrey. more >>
Meagan Good, the 31-year-old Christian actress, recently revealed that God is the reason that she decided to pursue acting full time.
Good, the wife of preacher and Hollywood executive DeVon Franklin, recently played the lead role in the NBC series "Deception" and is gearing up to star in the comedic film "Anchorman 2." However, the actress made it clear that it wasn't always easy sticking with her craft.
"I grew up in Canyon Country, Calif. It's kind of small townish, 30 to 40 minutes outside of Hollywood," Good told Camloot.com recently. "And it was like 'oh you're not pretty enough, you're not tall enough, you're not light enough, you're not dark enough, you're not talented enough. All of those things." more >>