Why does the world of dating seem so complicated? Lauren Chen, host of Pseudo-Intellectual on BlazeTV, offers some useful navigational tools. It starts with this basic question: what is the purpose of dating? The answer may shock you.
The opening credits to the Ben Casey TV series (1961-1966) were the only opening credits that my friends and I noticed and talked about. We were tweener Yeshiva students, enthusiastically devouring the fruits of popular culture even as were were steeped in Torah. We didn’t analyze our response to the Ben Casey credits. Our reaction was visceral. But the lifecycle so elegantly laid out on a classroom chalk board carried a powerful message that was simple but not simplistic. We understood that man, woman, birth, death, infinity, reflected the truth of the world.
The Ben Casey credits would never make it to network or cable TV now. It would be labeled hate speech.
Indeed, we have come to a point in American culture where the Democrat party self-righteously propagandizes against normative behavior in favor of tragic sexual deviancies.
In June 1948, the day after that she divorced her first husband, actress Gloria Grahame wed director Nicholas Ray.
But the marriage was troubled and ended when Ray walked in on Grahame while she was in bed with another man.
Actually, a boy.
He was 13-year-old Anthony Ray, Nick’s son from a previous marriage.
More than anything, I look forward to Friday night Shabbat dinner.
Frequently, Karen and I are invited to friend’s homes where we and other guests talk, eat, and sing sweet Shabbat songs. But when I’m alone with Karen on Friday night, there is a certain magic that happens — and I never know what form that magic is going to take.
This past Friday night, Karen and I discussed the book covers our teachers in Yeshiva Flatbush elementary school insisted we use.