Life Lessons from ‘The Bishop’s Wife’

My favorite Christmas movie is The Bishop’s Wife. Never heard of it? You’re not alone; I’ve met very few people who have heard of it, let alone seen it. My family first came across The Bishop’s Wife on TV one Christmas and we loved it. Starring our favorite actor Cary Grant (whom my brother writes … Continued

Entertainment, Movies

What Millennials Could Learn from Cary Grant

While the world ponders the brutal legacy of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, who died over the weekend, it’s worth recalling a very different sort of man, one who died thirty years ago today. The New York Times featured an article on the 29th of November, 1986, about something that was never supposed to happen: the … Continued

Celebrities

Where Are the Conservatives in Hollywood?

Editor’s note: This piece is part of a symposium in which a variety of writers and thinkers weigh in on the relationship between conservatism and pop culture. Conservatives and Republicans didn’t always have a challenge getting ahead in Hollywood–they were Hollywood during its golden era, including Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, Cary Grant, and … Continued

Are Conservatives Bad at Pop Culture?