In the Middle Ages, Dance Crazes Were Literal, Actual Crazes – Christian Article

Every other Wednesday in Fads!Crazes!Panics!, Luke T. Harrington looks at one of the random obsessions to have gripped the public mind in the recent past, and tries, in vain, to make sense of it all. So hey, there’s this pandemic sweeping the world right now. On the one hand, this new coronavirus is one of those things that’s too big to ignore—no one’s life has been untouched by it, to the point that it would be weird if I didn’t mention it—but…

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Small Funny Things: The Subversive Gift of Tim Conway – Christian Article

The moment that word of comedian Tim Conway’s death at age 85 got out, social media filled up with fond reminiscences of his best sketches from The Carol Burnett Show: The dentist. The elephant story. The Oldest Man. Mr. Tudball and Mrs. Wiggins. Such remembrances are standard fare when a beloved celebrity dies. But Tim Conway inspired a unique variation on them. People didn’t just remember Conway on his own; they remembered him in tandem with other people. That time he…

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