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Wednesday August 22, 2007

Fill Your iPod For Free!
Carolyn McCulley reports that “all of the MP3 messages on the Sovereign Grace Store have just been made free to download. You can sort by topic, by event, or by speaker.”


Billboard Reviews Brian “Head” Welch
Billboard has a respectful, positive review of Brian Welch’s Save Me From Myself, saying it is “a primer on the miserable rock star existence he led before he turned to Jesus, seemingly out of the blue, in 2005.”


Wendy Shalit to Newsweek
Wendy Shalit shares the text of a letter she sent to Newsweek after they unfairly and somewhat inaccurately reported on her book Girls Gone Mild.


Shadow Puppetry
This will take your mind off whatever you’re doing for a couple of minutes.


Ten Year Check-Up
Timmy Brister reflects on one of the weirdest experiences of his life: his ten year high school reunion.


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