The Weekly Review: April 8-13, 2012

Welcome to The Weekly Review! In today’s day and age, information bombards us at an unhealthy rate. There is seemingly so much to read and consume, and so little time to do it. That’s why at the end of each week, Joseph Williams is prepared to update you on all the best reads from a large variety of sources. Clayton Martin will be following Joseph’s articles with a fun grab bag of entertainment as well. So take a deep breath, relax, and let us do the leg work for you!

Joseph’s Links

Politics and Public Policy

Kissinger on Middle East Policy: (Link)

Ross Douthat discussing Barack Obama’s Fear-Based Politics for Liberals: (Link)

Joe Klein on the Inconvenient Truths He Faces Thanks to Rick Santorum (one of the best pieces on Santorum, esp. by a liberal writer. Santorum cited it as his favorite piece as he ended his presidential campaign. The text of the article is below the blogger’s commentary): (Link)

TV and Movies

Tina Fey Shares Her Lessons for Graceful and Effective Leadership from Lorne Michaels during the 9/11 aftermath: (Link)

Wrestling as Performance Art – Jerry Lawler vs. Andy Kaufman: (Link)

Titanic and the rise of “hater-culture”: (Link)


Bubba Golf – Mastering Freedom: (Link)

On Bubba Watson, 2012 Masters Champion: (Link)

An excellent piece on the faith of Bubba Watson: (Link)

Baseball is back. Let James Earl Jones tell you why that matters: (Link)

Faith and Religion

Ross Douthat on Shifts in Politics and Religion over the past few decades (from his new book, “Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics”): (Link)

Tim Keller on Ross Douthat and the question of Christianity’s Decline in America: (Link)


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