Saturday, December 29, 2012

The Squared Circle: The Best Are Good at Being Good and Bad

The greatest actors to me are those who can be equally convincing playing a villain or a hero. That sort of versatility requires a reservoir of talent much deeper than that necessary to be just a "good guy" or "bad guy." And the same is true with professional wrestling, in my opinion. Some guys spent their entire career being heroes (like Ricky the Dragon Steamboat) or villains (like the Sheik, or the Iron Sheik). All of these wrestlers were very talented, and knew how to tell a story, but the lack of multi-dimensionality is a major negative for me.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Museum of the Messiah: The Manger

In the second lesson in this series I talked about the significance of the manger Jesus was placed in (Luke 2:1-12). The manger signifies the humility of Jesus-