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Songs About Sex

I was reading a book recently about the history of rock and roll; note the tense. I gave up after tiring of the author’s leftism. Anyhow, it struck me just how comical it is when people sing songs about sex … Continue reading

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Profanity in Christian Music

You might be surprised to find out that profanity has been a thing in Christian music for about ten years. What should not surprise you are its defenders and the reasons they employ. You will find the same kind of … Continue reading

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The Exploitation Cycle

I have seen the death of quality. Why should writers, directors, or musicians care about quality, if there is a ready-made audience for crap? Just pastiche it together, make it wowie-zowie with SFX or be extreme, and your audience will … Continue reading

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Attacking Christians for Being Christians

I was reading an article in the Atlantic where I noticed one of their typical scare headlines, that a nation-wide Christian ministry was going to fire employees engaged in homosexual relationships. Apparently it is news to the left that Christians … Continue reading

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Of Praise Music

Slicing and dicing of good songs that others have created is like musical graverobbing, but it is actually worse, for what is good never dies; it is actually like planning a murder. To require others to participate in this is … Continue reading

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The Lowest Form of Entertainment

Musicals are inane. First, the concept that a song is expected to carry the plot reveals a fundamental weakness in the dramatic narrative. Songs are intended to evoke emotion; to burden them with plot requires either an incredibly deft hand … Continue reading

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