There has been a lot of bloviating about Gibson’s Passion movie, but I just heard the dumbest angle ever on MSNBC. Lester Holt asked:
“Should Jesus have been played by a white man?”
WHO… GIVES… A… SHIT…
If I had my way, this is who I would like to have seen play Jesus:
The look on Tom Delay’s face as he went to a viewing of my version of the Passion would be priceless.
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BTW if you want some comentary from someone who seems to know what heis talking about, Jesse and Ezra have been posting on the issue. Read them in this order: Post #1, Post #2, Post #3, Post #4, Post #5, and Post #6.
In a sort of related vein- I wonder what the reaction would have been like today to Martin Scorcese’s Last Temptation of Christ. I remember it was quite the brouhaha back in the day, and that was before the internet and cable news.
Also, for those of you who have not seen the
BTW- I would be remiss in this already way off topic ramble if I failed to mention Water Lily Acoustics, which is also a spectacular label and one of my absolute favorites.