Monthly Archives: June 2011
During Sunday nights BET 2011 Awards, the Grammy-award winning duo Mary Mary nabbed the Best Gospel award. Contenders in the category included Byron Cage, Deitrick Haddon, Karen Clarck Sheard, and BeBe & CeCe Winans.
Since the release of the sister duo album, Something Big, it ranked No. 28 on R&B/Hip-Hop Album Charts on Billboards and No. 3 on the Gospel Album Chart as well as top spots on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Charts. Read the rest of this entry
By a 7-2 vote, the high court struck down a California law, which also imposed strict video game labeling requirements, as unconstitutional. It said video games, like books, plays and movies, deserve free-speech protection. Read the rest of this entry
The Westboro Baptist Church has gained infamy for picketing the funerals of military families, trade shows and conventions with offensive signs such as “Thank God for Dead Soldiers” “God Hates Nerds” & “God Hates America” etc… The church has very abscure beliefs when it comes to a lot of modern cultural topics.
Ryan Dunn and his passenger died in a car crash Monday in Pennsylvania. Read the rest of this entry
Today they revealed that testing will begin this winter. “We know you have been asking about the beta. We’re excited to announce that the MP beta will be launching in January 2012!” tweeted Ubisoft.
The beta is exclusive to the Xbox 360. To gain access, U.S. gamers will need to pre-order the game through GameStop. Owners of the 360 version of Splinter Cell: Conviction will also receive access via the game disc. Read the rest of this entry
The Duggar family, featured on TLC’s hit reality TV show 19 Kids and Counting, has started a new partnership with the fastest growing Bible translation organization in the world. The Seed Company, founded by Wycliffe Bible Translators, announced Wednesday the partnership with the family, in which they will work together to teach families and children the story of the Bible with the goal of spreading God’s word around the world. Read the rest of this entry
If you’re at all interested in games with unconventional art direction, just go download the demo from Xbox Live or the PlayStation Network. “El Shaddai” is the brainchild of Takeyasu Sawaki, who worked on arty PlayStation 2 and Wii critical darling “Okami.” As you’d expect, it’s a treat to look at.
Storywise, “El Shaddai” is based on the Book of Enoch, an ancient religious text found within the Dead Sea scrolls. Its hero, Enoch, is trying to save the world from a great calamity brought about by seven fallen angels. Read the rest of this entry
Harold Camping, the Family Radio minister who inaccurately predicted that the world would experience Judgment Day last May 21, has suffered a stroke. Camping, the 89-year-old head of the Oakland-based evangelical media company, suffered a stroke on Thursday night after a radio broadcast and was taken to a local hospital, according to a message posted on a Family Radio-oriented Yahoo group by Charlie Menut, station manager of Family Radio affiliate WFME. Read the rest of this entry