Dan Brown Adaptation: Bible ‘Bizarre Book' With ‘Outdated Beliefs'

November 23rd, 2021 12:38 AM

The TV adaptation of Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol on Peacock has come to an end and, while it had managed not to offend Christians for most of the season, being based on a Brown novel, it couldn’t help itself in the season finale.

Bozell & Graham Column: A Rerun of the 'DaVinci' Kook

October 7th, 2017 7:57 AM
Dan Brown, the author of The DaVinci Code, is back with another blockbuster anti-religion novel, and CBS Sunday Morning rolled out the red carpet on October 1 to honor him and his massive commercial success. The segment began with what he called his “fortress of gratitude” – his house loaded floor to ceiling, over several stories, with bookshelves....stuffed with copies of Dan Brown’s own books…

NBC's Guthrie, Tom Hanks Hype Overpopulation: 'The Math Does Add Up'

October 24th, 2016 3:53 PM
On Monday's Today, NBC's Savannah Guthrie and Tom Hanks boosted the supposed crisis of overpopulation, which is part of the plot of the actor's new movie, Inferno. Guthrie touted "Malthusian theory" during the interview. Hanks revealed that a former professor of his introduced him to "the concept that eventually, the world will have too many people in it in order to subsist on its own." He noted…

Networks an ‘Inferno’ of Hype for Dan Brown

May 14th, 2013 1:10 PM
If “Inferno” is anything like Dan Brown’s other novels, we can count on two things: crackpot conspiracy theories from the author and breathless hype from his fans in the media. “The Da Vinci Code,” author’s new thriller hits bookshelves May 14, 2013. “Inferno” takes place in Italy, where the protagonist, “battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a…

Rewriting the Bible: The Gospel According to Liberals

March 13th, 2013 1:45 PM
When liberals and their media allies have an agenda to push, they’ll use any tool at hand. The left often rails against the presence of religion in civic life, mocking conservative Christians as “Taliban” agitating for theocracy. But other times, they find faith to be a handy weapon to bludgeon conservatives. And they’ll go so far as to reinterpret and rewrite the Bible to justify any liberal…

The Da Vinci Speech Code? WaPo’s 'On Faith' Invokes Mary Magdalene t

March 8th, 2012 3:00 PM
Things are getting pretty surreal around the Washington Post’s “On Faith” blog when a supposedly credentialed cleric turns to the loopy fiction of “The Da Vinci Code” for ammunition to attack Rush Limbaugh.  Rev. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, a minister in the United Church of Christ and a senior fellow at the George Soros-funded Center for American Progress, attacked Limbaugh by comparing…

LA Times Columnist Pushes Secular Agenda in 'Welcome Letter' to New Bi

April 8th, 2010 4:50 PM
Steve Lopez of the Los Angeles Times addressed a "welcome letter" to the incoming Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles, Jose Gomez [at right], in a April 7 column which focused almost entirely in forwarding the mainstream media's talking points on the Church sex abuse scandal, and stereotyped the religious community that the bishop is a member of. Lopez wasted little time in delving into the…

CBS Claims ‘Battle Between Tom Hanks And The Vatican’ Over Movie

June 19th, 2008 4:24 PM
On Thursday’s CBS "Early Show," co-host Maggie Rodriguez described the Catholic Church’s refusal to allow filming on Church property of a movie prequel to "The DaVinci Code," starring Tom Hanks, this way: "...the battle between Tom Hanks and the Vatican. You know he's in Rome filming the prequel to 'The Da Vinci Code,' 'Angels and Demons,' and the Church there is up in arms, they're barring them…

CNN Portrays ‘The Da Vinci Code’ Movie as Sin ‘Too Grave to be

June 19th, 2008 3:05 PM
CNN, following in the footsteps of’s overblown take on the subject, couldn’t help but to insert snotty language into its report on the Catholic Diocese of Rome’s denial to the filming of the movie adaptation of Dan Brown’s "Angels and Demons." CNN international correspondent Jennifer Eccleston, closing her report on Thursday’s "American Morning," labeled the Church’s refusal, based on… Catholic Diocese ‘Cracks Down’ By Denying Movie Filmi

June 17th, 2008 4:08 PM, reporting on the Catholic Diocese of Rome refusing permission to Ron Howard’s plans to film the movie prequel to Dan Brown’s "The DaVinci Code" in two historic churches, used loaded wording in the headline: "Church Cracks Down on New ‘Da Vinci’ Film."The lead for the report, written by Phoebe Natanson and Luchina Fisher, also used similar imagery to describe the Catholic Church’s…