St. Justin Martyr: A Sign of Contradiction to His World & Ours

Reading the signs of the times in our present historical age probably causes us to conclude that we are in a period of cultural decadence. In response to this disheartening trend, many of us hope to find great witnesses who help us find courage to overcome this cultural malaise. We find just such a witness in the history of the Roman empire, nineteen centuries ago. St. Justin Martyr stood as a sign of contradiction against the decadent culture of his era, and he can help us stand as signs of contradiction in our own age. We will do well to listen to his words and follow his example. In reading about St. Justin’s life, we immediately learn that he was …

Halsey Slams Rumors She Was Arrested at L.A. Protests

Halsey is setting the record straight. The 25-year-old singer took to Twitter on Saturday (May 30) to slam rumors that she had been arrested at the Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles earlier that day. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Halsey “I WAS NOT ARRESTED. Im safe,” Halsey first tweeted. “There were ppl I had to get to safety as many of them have VISAs. Myself + many of my peers were shot, gassed + antagonized. The frontline was calm + did not provoke. BUT MANY ARE NOT SAFE + MANY ARE IN CUSTODY DONATE TO BAIL ORGS!!! I AM CURRENTLY” Halsey then sent another tweet, writing, “I wanted you to know I was SAFE because information …

Lady Gaga Slams Trump as a ‘Fool’ & ‘Racist’ in the Wake of George Floyd’s Death

Lady Gaga is not holding back. The 33-year-old entertainer took to her Instagram to share a message regarding the outrage in the country following the death of George Floyd. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lady Gaga “I am as outraged by the death of George Floyd as I have been by the deaths of exponentially too many black lives over hundreds of years that have been taken from us in the country as a result of systemic racism and the corrupt system that support it,” Gaga wrote. “The voices of the black community have been silenced for too long and that silence has proven deadly time and time again. And no matter what they do to protest, they …

Amanda Peet Talks About Her New Role as Betty Broderick in ‘Dirty John’ Season 2

Amanda Peet is opening up about the brand new season of Dirty John, which this time focuses on Betty Broderick. Here’s what the 48-year-old actress shared with Variety: On the advice she got from Holland Taylor: “Before I started, she gave me a great piece of advice: Don’t play crazy. She encouraged me to look at each scene as a legitimate protest or a justified experience…and the story is riveting. They appeared to be such an average, suburban American family. And yet the story ended up being so violent and tragic. I think Alexandra [Cunningham, creator] feels that there’s value in exploring how and why — how could that have happened?” On her decision to not comment on Betty’s current …