Opus Dei

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2012

    Pillheads: On Contraception Issue, Rightbloggers Baptize Insurers and Defend the Faith

    On Friday the Obama Administration revealed its compromise with religious organizations, such as Catholic hospitals, who didn't want to offer birth control in their health insurance plans. The orgs won't have to pay for it if it offends their beliefs, the President said -- the insurers would be obl ... More >>

  • Film

    May 4, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Vatican Bank Gets Probed

    Just one Google image result for "pope bling."​Here's a good plot for Dan Brown's next novel (you read it here, Brown!): Italian magistrates have frozen $30 million from the Vatican bank and are investigating top bank officials for alleged violations of European money laundering rules.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Gossip Folks: Michael Lohan's Engagement Begs Universe To Please Aim Your Black Holes Thusly

    ​Michael Lohan's engaged, the guy who stalked David Letterman found love, the freaky Catholics from The DaVinci Code make me want to forget about their crazy Jesus anal beads and rock out some Bill Withers. Also, kilts. Hey, look, gossip! From a gossip blogger! Presenting your Wednesday Gossip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008

    Obama Is a Leg Man

    When yesterday’s inbox contained an item whose abbreviated subject line read, “Get your official Obama-Biden yar…” I immediately thought that in the spirit of the High Holy Days a special yarmulke had been issued by the campaign. But when I clicked, it turned out that the pitch was actually ... More >>

  • Film

    February 6, 2007

    Spy Vs. Spy

    After dissecting the boy fabulist, Billy Ray moves on to bigger kill: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen

  • Film

    August 29, 2006

    Panic Womb

    Old familiar misogyny poisons Neil LaBute's cult-thriller remake

  • Film

    May 16, 2006

    Louvre Story

    Hanks and Howard turn bestselling Christian skullduggery into long-winded History Channel special

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2005
  • News

    May 25, 2004

    Opus Heyday

    The success of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code excites interest in a secretive Catholic lay group—and further notes on the culture of conspiracism

  • News

    March 16, 1999

    The Lords of the Rings

    In Salt Lake Olympic Scandal, The Accused Are Less the Problem Than Some of Their Judges