Me: How about a show where a group of fast-talking, highly articulate Christians weather attacks from a long-running network sketch comedy while their two star leaders coordinate protests and letter-writing campaigns? Meanwhile, less fundamentalist members within their ranks question the protests, offering a forum for our heroes to lecture everyone about why they are always right.
Mike: How about those fast-talking, highly articulate Christians never doing anything remotely Christian? Even though their entire lives are based around it? They just talk about being Christian and how important that is, while essentially behaving like non-Christians. ...Have you guys seen promos for some new show "Studio 60 on the Sunset
Strip"? It looks pretty good.
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Studio 60 has become a show I love to hate. It gets so much so wrong, and is so consistently obnoxious, it makes me feel good to hate it. I like watching it just so I can find more to hate. Obviously, the show is aimed at people who like to pat themselves on the back and feel superior, so in a way, it's having the intended effect--it's just arriving at its goal from the opposite direction.