A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Tuesday, March 22, 2005


(The end of all things is near.)

These three words have been appearing as a "teaser" advertisement for the upcoming NBC miniseries Revelations (NBC has an interesting trailer on its website).

Premise: the terrifying adventures of a devout nun and a skeptical scientist as signs of the End Time abound.

The New York Times (which had previously reported incorrectly about the origin of the ads) quotes Executive Producer Gavin Polone as saying, "We felt what needed to be done is a television show that expressed itself as Christian. We're very clear about that here. The words 'Jesus Christ' or 'Christ' are used three times a minute."

(hat tip: Amy Welborn)