John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Monday Apr 3 - 1:06am Still awestruck by Patrick Page as King Lear at Shakespeare Theatre today, & was particularly taken by it being acted w. modern clothes & scenery. Then I learned the 2018 version w. Sir Anthony Hopkins was also performed contemporaneously John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Monday Apr 3 - 12:32am Listening to Classic Radio Theatre's production of Rogues Regiment, I realized Dick Powell not only sang & acted. but produced, directed & narrated. A true talent we list too early John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Monday Apr 3 - 12:17am Listening to Classic Radio Theatre production of Rogues Regiment, noted that the escaped Nazi bigwig is Martin Brunner (pseudonym for Martin Bormann) & the Indochina revolutionary leader is Tran De Guyon (pseudonym for Ho Chi Minh). You have to tune in!) John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Sunday Apr 2 - 11:18pm Just listened to Classic Radio Theatre's production of Rogue's Regiment, w. Dick Powell as Maj. Corbett hunting former top Nazi Martin Bormann (called Martin Bruner) & as his girlfriend Lily, Peggy Dow--great radio star, mother of 5. still going strong at 95. John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Sunday Apr 2 - 4:37pm And Stephanie Jean Lane is 1st class Regan in King Lear, ditto for Rosa Gilmore as Goneril (evil sister). John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Sunday Apr 2 - 3:46pm Am at intermission of King Lear at Shakespeare Theatre--& Patrick Paige takes my breath away in title role. John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Saturday Apr 1 - 4:00pm RT @DurhamWASP: "America, it is said, is suffering from intolerance — it is not. It is suffering from tolerance. Tolerance of right & wrong, truth & error, virtue & evil, Christ & chaos. Our country is not nearly so overrun with the bigoted as it is overrun with the broadminded."
Fulton J Sheen https://t.co/VdZxuEJm78
Link to Image John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 29 - 5:58pm RT @EduardHabsburg: OTD in 1892, József Mindszenty, 🇭🇺 Hungarian Cardinal, fearless fighter against Nazism and Communism was born.
He spent years in prison and suffered for his faith. In 2019, Pope Francis declared him Venerable.
Pray for his Beatification, as 1.5 mio Hungarians do... 1/2 https://t.co/PDD848Cs8Y
Link to Image John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 29 - 3:46pm RT @johngizzi: https://t.co/GSg1rLVFxB John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 29 - 10:17am https://t.co/GSg1rLVFxB John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 28 - 6:21pm RT @johngizzi: DC Catholics March for Latin Mass Pope Wants To End https://t.co/QNJ1EttqEP John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Monday Mar 27 - 3:57pm To those who doubted me, at left is Irish actor Niall MacGinnis, best known as satanic cult leader Carswell in Curse of the Demon, & Robt. Bork. someone I admired tremendously, whom I felt resembled MacGinnis. Your call. https://t.co/yezZN7RPN2
Link to Image John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Sunday Mar 26 - 12:37am 100 supporters of Traditional Latin Mass dare heavy rains to call for its restoration in DC Archdiocese. https://t.co/AaJCTtowes
Link to Image John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Sunday Mar 26 - 12:34am In fall of 2020, Tetiana, wife of Hotel Rwanda's Paul Rusesabagina, & daughters lit candle & prayed for his release from imprisonment at traditional Latin Mass at St. Mary's in DC. Today their prayers were answered. but @WashArchbishop ended TLM at St. Mary's. https://t.co/gUZ8ESDaHS
Link to Image John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Saturday Mar 25 - 11:39pm In his masterpiece Scalia, @JamesRosenTV describes Robert Bork as looking like "the king in a deck of playing cards." I rather saw him as Satanic cult leader Julian Karswell (played brilliantly by Niall MacGinnis) in the 1957 horror film Curse of the Demon. Check it out. John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Saturday Mar 25 - 10:12pm RT @AP: Republican Gov. Brad Little signed a bill allowing execution by firing squad, making Idaho the latest state to turn to older methods of capital punishment amid a nationwide shortage of lethal-injection drugs. https://t.co/oFCRke4qNV John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Saturday Mar 25 - 1:53pm RT @marymar49743095: Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre & me. I was about 6. I received my First Communion & Confirmation from the him.
My friend & I were climbing a tree after we received the Sacrament. He looked up & pointed at us. We thought we were in trouble, but he just laughed & smiled. 😆 https://t.co/HKC0jL1Aqz
Link to Image John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Saturday Mar 25 - 4:13am Absolutely spellbound watching Saroya, drama about 2nd wife of Shah. & especially enjoyed Shah & Empress fleeing to exile in 1953 & at Iranian embassy in Rome, he is shocked to be greeted as "Mr. Pahlavi" ( PM Mossadiq having abolished the monarchy). John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Friday Mar 24 - 12:23am RT @RodneyMarshall1: So many series have a production history in which stars infamously fell out. Always lovely to read how well these three got on in The Champions. A genuinely warm friendship. https://t.co/tieUCn1P3T
Link to Image John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Thursday Mar 23 - 8:46am https://t.co/C2SidagGZV John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Monday Mar 20 - 9:58pm https://t.co/eTrtUarMvP John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Saturday Mar 18 - 11:33pm Loved G-Wiz the Raven lead Ravens fans as they cheered on their team. He really had me cheering when he rode his signature scooter around the court. John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Saturday Mar 18 - 11:28pm Loved watching Kyle Kuzma rack up 27 points even as Wizards lost 20 points to Sacramento Kings--& this after Kuzma injured his knee in 1st quarter & had to sit out some of early part of game. John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Saturday Mar 18 - 11:25pm Although the Wizards lost by 20 pts. to Sacramento Kings, I had a Grandview cheering them on w. (l to r) Tony Djinis, Nick Mantalvanos, & @JohnSitilides. Thanks for a night to remember, guys. https://t.co/9qCykuep0i
Link to Image John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Friday Mar 17 - 11:03am https://t.co/NkShbS1L3B John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Friday Mar 17 - 7:22am https://t.co/7M0YBzlI9o John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Thursday Mar 16 - 12:13pm @johnduanerhodes Are you the son & grandson of Republican congressmen? John Gizzi 8 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 15 - 4:55pm Remembering Ann Uccello: Fighter, Legend, Lady https://t.co/GSy1Whfbdf John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 14 - 7:30am At Nat'l. Catholic Prayer b'fast, listening to moving invocation by most Rev. Christophe Pierre, Papal Nuncio to US, who asks a full ballroom at 7 AM: "Is it too early to say 'good morning'?" John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Monday Mar 13 - 12:17pm Scalia by @JamesRosenTV getting me through grueling morning awaiting whether or not I have jury duty. John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Monday Mar 13 - 11:54am Scalia by @JamesRosenTV reveals that as Gen. counsel for WH Office of Telecommunications Policy in 1971, young Scalia foresaw the Internet--"not merely additional channels but also ...long distance shopping by TV, instantaneous home delivery of news& remote access to libraries.." John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Monday Mar 13 - 9:27am After 5 yrs, how close is Paramount in negotiations w. Blake Edwards Estate to creating a new Peter Gunn detective series? Iconic, dapper Gunn would be a hit today & a superb cast would be Matt Damon as Gunn, Jodie Comer as girlfriend-singer Edie & John Travolta as Lt. Jacobi. John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Sunday Mar 12 - 8:45am RT @PatrickBreukers: 🙏 Preserve the Traditional Latin Mass
The Traditional Latin Mass, which has nurtured so many souls and enriched the Catholic Church for centuries, must surely be preserved.
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Link to Image John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Saturday Mar 11 - 9:47pm Cannot put down Scalia, by @JamesRosenTV. Delighted to read that future Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia & wife Maureen were married in 1962, the yr. Vatican II opened, & which "enacted reforms both Scalias abhorred." John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Saturday Mar 11 - 9:40pm Truly honored in my first-ever performance as a bingo-caller...atvan SR0 bingo night for Homeward Trails, which has rescued 43,000 cats & dogs worldwide (766 cats & 2324 dogs last yr. alone) since it was founded by the formidable Sue Bell in 2021. John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Friday Mar 10 - 11:18am At Presbyterian CHURCH, 21ST & WALNUT STS., Philadelphia, as Rev. Jesse Garner delivers powerful eulogy of ex-US Atty Dave Marston, how "his life touched our lives & we are better for it." John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Friday Mar 10 - 7:57am As the nation remembers Robt. Blake & his colorful career, I think of him on Naked City as one of two brothers extradited to CA for a murder trial & escaping--w. Ed Asner as detective who accompanies Flint on trip & Martin Balsam as psychiatrist. John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Friday Mar 10 - 7:32am https://t.co/iZrTHv3Wfu John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Mar 9 - 7:33pm https://t.co/iZrTHv3Wfu John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 8 - 7:38pm RT @SollenbergerRC: The longtime Republican campaign operative who accused Matt Schlapp of sexually assaulting him has publicly come forward after a judge ordered that he had to put his name behind his $9.4 million lawsuit. He's Carlton Huffman. https://t.co/u2WAAyS0X2 John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Monday Mar 6 - 12:48am RT @johngizzi: Remembering Dave Marston: Lawman and Man of Honor https://t.co/wX3qpIu0cq John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Sunday Mar 5 - 2:09pm Remembering Dave Marston: Lawman and Man of Honor https://t.co/wX3qpIu0cq John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Friday Mar 3 - 6:46pm https://t.co/inAUFUWHGh John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 28 - 5:52pm RT @ALucieSmith: Following the recent discussion on Traditiones Custodes, I am beginning to think that the attempt to suppress the Tridentine Mass will not work. John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Sunday Feb 26 - 7:01am RT @HicksonMaike: So if bishops easily obey an unjust order from Rome concerning the traditional Latin Mass and the traditional sacraments, will they also easily obey when the Pope issues a decree that homosexual couples may receive Holy Communion?
Will they go the whole way, abandoning Christ? https://t.co/H7dLFMqYgj John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Sunday Feb 26 - 6:57am RT @latinmassuk: RESCRIPT NEWS: We are very sad to hear that Bishop Stock has decided to cancel all Traditional Latin Masses in his diocese of Leeds (Cardinal Roche’s former diocese) as of next week with the sole exception of St Patrick's, Bradford (which is not a parish church. ) https://t.co/9lgrDHq41L
Link to Image John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Saturday Feb 25 - 3:31pm In the epic novel All in the Family by Edwin O'Connor, family patriarch Jas. Kinsella refers to Vatican II as "the Roncalli Madness." A bit unfair to John XXIII, but it is fair to call the latest addition to Traditiones Custodis "the Bergoglio Madness." John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Feb 23 - 8:16pm https://t.co/0DueVWfTLq John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Feb 23 - 8:07pm https://t.co/MlZwfeqyCf John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Monday Feb 20 - 7:47pm Remembering James T. Broyhill: Briefly a Senator, Always a Leader https://t.co/hgWO9wHsCi John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Friday Feb 17 - 4:52pm @janemerrow I did not like the way you, as the scientist's daughter, didn't pitch in & try to help her fight off the Russians who grabbed her. John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Friday Feb 17 - 11:41am @janemerrow How was it to work w. Dame Diana Rigg? John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Friday Feb 17 - 6:20am Who Will Be Next World Leader to Follow New Czech President, Stand With Taiwan? https://t.co/1vYGecruPC John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Feb 16 - 5:43pm @GarethRubin Olivier. I think, agreed. Loved how Archie's wife Phoebe catches his father eating the cake she brought for son Mick when he comes home from Suez & calls him "you bloody old pig!" John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Feb 16 - 5:25pm RT @jimpfaff: I'm quoted. Good article by @johngizzi .
https://t.co/1G757WZbVx John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Feb 16 - 5:25pm Did Nikki Haley and Sarah Huckabee Hit at Trump? https://t.co/GFalivlML2 John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Feb 16 - 1:07pm For 1st time in yrs, saw The Entertainer w. Sir Laurence Olivier as washed up song-&-dance man Archie Rice-brilluant embodiment of post Suez UK. Alan Bates, Albert Finney outstanding as his sons & Jean Plowright (later Lady Olivier) as daughter Jean. John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Feb 16 - 1:03pm At White House at 1:02, waiting for @PressSec John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Thursday Feb 16 - 7:39am RT @tencor_7144: In an alternative universe, New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R), fresh off his popular 911 handling, takes on incumbent President Al Gore (D) in 2004. Gore boosts good approvals in his first term but Giuliani is considered a formidable challenger. Who wins and by what margin? https://t.co/LOX07AhoAH
Link to Image John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Tuesday Feb 14 - 6:53am RT @johngizzi: FBI Targets Latin Mass but Superbowl's Butker Is Adherent https://t.co/CI624quZ5C John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Monday Feb 13 - 8:51pm FBI Targets Latin Mass but Superbowl's Butker Is Adherent https://t.co/CI624quZ5C John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Monday Feb 13 - 2:48am Watch the number of folks who become TLM Catholics after KC Chiefs' kicker Harrison Butker's big night in Super Bowl. He's a TLM guy & lets everyone know it. John Gizzi 9 months ago:   Monday Feb 13 - 12:33am RT @BarbaraAmbrose: @johngizzi did you know this? https://t.co/FIv1B0Wr8t John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Saturday Feb 11 - 3:08pm RT @jeremycady: Congrats to @PeterKinder for receiving the MOGOP Lifetime Achievement Award last night.
Missouri's majority maker! https://t.co/ob6ukwxHnj
Link to Image John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 8 - 10:18pm @tonyannett If St. Thomas More was disobient,vso are we--& if we were as small as you say, why are we Persecuted. NO is dying, TLM is growing--& it's younger & more vigorous than ever. John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 8 - 7:18pm @tonyannett Very easily. Because TLM Catholics are growing & NO Catholics are leaving. Kindly check out how the contributions to Priestly 0rder of St. Peter are growing. John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 8 - 4:23pm RT @FardadFarahzad: سخنرانی سالانه رئیسجمهور آمریکا
گفتگو با جان گیزی خبرنگار در برنامه #۲۴بافردادفرحزاد
Link to Image John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 8 - 4:08pm Why Not More On China Balloon From Biden, GOP Asks? https://t.co/xozCvAE6TE John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 8 - 6:51am Address of @JoeBiden last night was 73 minutes--short of the 90-minute address by @BillClinton in 2000 that holds the record for longest-ever State of the Union John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 8 - 1:00am RT @johngizzi: Remembering Former Sen. Dave Durenberger https://t.co/85jHVDZqpe John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Monday Feb 6 - 7:05am Remembering Former Sen. Dave Durenberger https://t.co/85jHVDZqpe John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Saturday Feb 4 - 10:03pm GOP Rep. Victoria Spartz First to Announce Exit, 3 Months After Reelection https://t.co/1Ce10JKohX John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 1 - 11:31pm @Politics1com You're forgetting Bill Lucas of Michigan, 1st black G0P nominee for governor anywhere since Reconstruction, who lost in 1986 despite a gilt-edged resume--FBI agent, sheriff & County exec. of Wayne County--& a truly dazzling lt. governor running mate. John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 1 - 6:22pm @MichaelBarone To whom? John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Wednesday Feb 1 - 3:39pm Remembering Former S.C. Rep. Arthur Ravenel Jr. https://t.co/B526LTbhUi John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 31 - 6:18am RT @BryanLeibFL: Last week @ATT/@DIRECTV pulled @NEWSMAX from their platform. This is blatant censorship of the 4th highest cable news network & a top 16 highest-rated cable channel for daytime viewers.
The American people must rise up to hold ATT/DirecTV accountable!
Link to Image John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Saturday Jan 28 - 8:20pm One question nags at me: Did @realDonaldTrump know Robt. Moses & what influence did the master builder have on the young Trump? Based on Straight Line Crazy, it would seem there are a lot of striking similarities between the two. John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Saturday Jan 28 - 7:49pm As much as I loved Danny Webb's capture of NY Gov. Al Smith, David Hare gets it wrong when his characters say the only race Smith lost was for president in 1928. He was unseated as governor in 1920 by Republican Nathan Miller but rebounded to win govship back in 1922. John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Saturday Jan 28 - 7:49pm Ralph Fiennes left me breathless as he brought to life NY's master builder Robert Moses in David Hare's play Straight Line Crazy (which I saw on film at Sidney Harman Hall).Perfect complement to Robt. Caro's Moses masterpiece The Power Broker & definitely worth seeing! John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Thursday Jan 26 - 4:05pm All Eyes on McDaniel as Race for RNC Chair Continues https://t.co/Vc47DY1sS6 John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Thursday Jan 26 - 4:05pm RNC Unsure About Revealing Names in Resolution Condemning Antisemitism https://t.co/gCU856Tmeq John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Thursday Jan 26 - 12:03pm What Impact Will Mike Lindell Have on Race for RNC Chair? https://t.co/nCqIOuQETp John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Thursday Jan 26 - 8:18am https://t.co/t1pqBNySkt John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 24 - 6:37pm Archbishop Georg Ganswein, longtime secretary to Pope Benedict XVI & author of new best-seller Nothing But The truth, will be this generation's Malachi Martin--w. more books to come on the insider politics of the Vatican. John Gizzi 10 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 24 - 6:36pm RT @CGasparino: SCOOP: People close to @NEWSMAX say there's a 90% chance channel is de-platformed by @DIRECTV tonight, 2nd conservative-leaning network to go dark on carrier setting up a political battle w GOP congress & possibly @realDonaldTrump w DTV's owners @ATT & TPG Cap. 345 @FoxBusiness