Death and the Radio

Listener, July 6, 2002

“Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy; your young men shall see visions; your old men will dream dreams.”

This prophetic verse greeted me when I tuned into the Rhema Network. “Joel, Acts 1:17,” the announcer informs. It had me running for my Bible. What about those who didn’t make the dream team?… More,,,

Sex and the Radio

Listener, June 8, 2002

“Elizabeth Bennett is the most shag-able of Jane Austen’s heroines.”

This evocative statement was blurted by media chic poet Kate Camp, currently writer-in-residence at Waikato University, on Kim Hill’s Saturday morning show on National Radio. She was reviewing Austen’s 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice, which to her was “like eating a box of chocolates .… More,,,