Monthly Archives: July 2008

“Gossip Girl” Pushing the Limits

If you’ve seen even a few minutes of the TV show Gossip Girl, you probably wouldn’t let your teenagers watch it. (Heck, if you knew what the “textspeak” slang in the ad to the right meant… you wouldn’t let your … Continue reading

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I Don’t Understand the Lyrics

I don’t know about you, but sometimes people talk to me about raunchy lyrics… and to be honest, I can’t understand what the lyrics are saying in the first place. With that in mind- check out this hilarious YouTube video (clean, … Continue reading

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How Skinny Do They Have to Be?

Have you ever wonder how men have pulled it off? How is it that we have created a fashion style where guys can wear big, loose, baggy clothes, but girls need to wear tight, or revealing clothes? Our young girls are buying … Continue reading

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50 Cent’s “Good Name”

Sorry… I just find this really funny. 50 Cent is mad at Taco Bell for “diluting the value of his good name.” LOL. (Apologies… I had to pick myself up off the floor for that one.)  Bottom line: he’s suing Taco Bell. … Continue reading

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David’s Car Wreck Yesterday

Many of you who are loyal THE SOURCE users are getting to know our writer and speaker David R. Smith. David develops and manages much of our content you see at THE SOURCE, and most weeks he writes our Youth Culture … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight

Okay… I took the family to see the new Batman film, The Dark Knight (the first Batman film to not have the word “Batman” in the title), this weekend… and wow! Best summer film so far, period. Let me be the … Continue reading

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Hayden Panettiere

Before she was “the cheerleader” on the hit show Heroes… before she was releasing music videos, I interviewed Hayden Panettiere and we had a conversation about celebrities as mentors- the way celebrities dress and behave themselves. At the time she told me … Continue reading

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My timing is uncanny…

Okay… this is trippy. For years I’ve used a short talk where I tell a modern day version of “The House on the Rock” story from Matthew chapter seven. I talk about two guys building a house off the coast … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

I always like to keep my eye on what teenagers are watching. And right now the show creating the most buzz is “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.” Yesterday I just saw a poster (with the image to the right) for … Continue reading

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Snake-handling Pastor Arrested

No wonder people think Christians are weird! A “snake-handling” pastor in Kentucky was one of 10 people arrested in a crackdown on the venomous snake trade. CNN reports… More than 100 snakes, many of them deadly, were confiscated in the undercover … Continue reading

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