The 700 Club

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Anti-Abortion Prayer, Politics and Tornadoes from God Raise Spirits at Pastor Lou Engle's Rally

    By 7:15 on Thursday night, women were already crying. By 7:30, a few were speaking in tongues, their arms raised heavenward, or kneeling in the chilly concrete aisles of the Dallas Convention Center's Area Hall C. Onstage, a muscular, clean-cut guy with sandy hair and a black V-neck T-shirt strummed ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Get On Board With The Relatives

    The Relatives, back when Channel 39 was the best station in town​While I finish up what's sure to be the most scintillating story you read all day about a famously failed real estate development, allow me to direct your attention to a vintage clip I discovered a few days ago on the Texas Archive o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2007

    CNN Also Travels the "Highway to Heaven" This Morning; Look Out, Pat Robertson!

    CNN Most people pray while on the freeway; others do their bidding whilst on the side of the road. I'm not going to lie: I can't tell a damned bit of difference between The 700 Club's story about how some God-fearin' folk believe Interstate 35 is the highway to heaven and CNN's story this morning o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    Pat Robertson's Lying? Noooo.

    Last month, we cruised the Highway to Hell with Pat Robertson -- good times, good times. You remember, right? K, then. Anyway, mentioned in that 700 Club report was James Stabile, "a 19-year-old homosexual who'd come by to drink and party" on Cedar Springs and wound up, like, finding God or somethi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    Praise God and Pass the Vivid

    Tammy and Kirk Franklin went on Oprah to admit his porn addiction. At our house, that's called Tuesday. At the end of last year, Grammy-winning gospel singer Kirk Franklin--who once graced the cover of the paper version of Unfair Park--made a stunning admission: The dude loves porn. Loveloveloves it ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2006
  • News

    August 3, 2006

    The Cult of Ole

    Ole Anthony anointed himself the watchdog of America's televangelists. But who was watching Ole Anthony?

  • News

    June 29, 2006

    A Strongman Scorned

    A local bodybuilder sues Pat Robertson over a weight-loss shake

  • Calendar

    November 21, 2002

    In the Cards

    GayBINGO is a three-ring circus

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    The Nobody

    Marilyn Manson won't destroy the world, but he just might save it

  • Film

    August 17, 2000

    Tears of a Clown

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye teaches us that garish televangelists have feelings too

  • Music

    July 2, 1998

    Jim of all trades

    For David Byrne discovery Jim White, music wasn't his first career choice. Or his second. Or his third...

  • Culture

    June 11, 1998

    The last roundup

    The sad, ironic death of rodeo champion Bob Blackwood

  • News

    November 14, 1996

    60,000 naked men

    When the Promise Keepers revival rolls into town, every soul in sight gets exposed