Posts Tagged: lost

Flannery O'Connor's Letters to God

For all of the deep fundamental religiosity in the work of American writers like Dickinson, Melville and Thoreau, Flannery O'Connor remains one of the only (and perhaps the only) national literary figure whose personal faith was lifelong and orthodox. The New Yorker recently published excerpts from the prayer notebook O'Connor kept as a 21-year-old studying at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and although the piece is subscriber-only online, it's definitely worth seeking out a copy if this is a subject of interest to you. A bit from the beginning:

I do not know you God because I am in the way. Please help me to push [...]


The Story of "Lost"

"The creation of Lost defies nearly everything we know about how successful television shows — or great ones — are made. The idea for Lost came not from a writer, but a network executive. The first writer on the project got fired. The replacement creative team had a fraction of the usual time to write, cast, and produce a pilot episode. The executive who had championed the show was himself fired before it ever aired. One of the two creators all but quit the moment the pilot was finished. Nearly every creative decision at the start of the show was made under the assumption that it would never succeed. Everyone [...]



There will be no cheerleaders at this year's Super Bowl, as neither the Packers nor the Steelers have any.

According to Fox News,

This makes some S-A-D.

And others G-L-A-D.

It makes me S-A-D, because cheerleaders are N-I-C-E to look at, and you can also imagine that they're Kate if one of the teams was Sawyer and the other was Jack. I think the Steelers would be Sawyer and the Packers would be Jack.

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