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Archive for the ‘Oprah’ Category

May
2011
11
How Oprah fixed my mom

How Oprah fixed my mom

Is it possible that the TV icon somehow succeeded where God and psychotherapy had failed? BY TIPPI STRACHAN — I don’t watch Oprah. I have no real justification for this, but whether it’s her mega-sprayed hair or the adoring throngs of “go-girl” women in her audience, the show brings a lump of bile in my ...
May
2011
1

The Soul’s Code Spiritual IQ Quiz: Who is the most enlightened celeb?

Celebrities are seekers, too. So who has more soul: Paris Hilton, Madonna, or Kathy Griffin? While wealthy stars may have allegedly inherited the earth, they are often as spiritually-impoverished as any of us. Driven by their demons and DUI’s, public break-ups and private meltdowns, the rich and famous seek instant-karma in everything from...
Apr
2011
6
On suffering: It really isn't worth the trouble

On suffering: It really isn’t worth the trouble

Oprah and Lady Gaga may be today’s spiritual role models for self-actualization but our devotion to suffering remains a national faith. BY JOHN PTACEK – Why did a tsunami flood Japan? Why can’t politicians tell the truth? Why did it have to rain on my wedding day? If humans really had power, CEOs would be ...
Mar
2010
16
Spiritual Surf: Naked yoga; Kitty Kelley outs Oprah; Hitchens still hates the Pope

Spiritual Surf: Naked yoga; Kitty Kelley outs Oprah; Hitchens still hates the Pope

Single White Female, Jihad’s newest martyrs; good and bad news about your brain America’s newest John Walker Lindh: Single mom in Colorado undergoes religious conversion online Bikram goes naked, and underground: “Hot nude yoga” is making a scene in NY, LA, San Fran and Salt Lake City Leading atheists tag-team the Pope:...
Mar
2010
4
Why Byron Katie kicks Oprah's ass

Why Byron Katie kicks Oprah’s ass

“I’m a woman without a future — I don’t need one.” SOUL’S CODE —  We don’t mean that Byron Katie is literally beating up on Oprah. The only reason we make the comparison between the two is that Byron Katie, who is a post-modern mystic, made a rare live appearance in the San Francisco Bay ...
Feb
2010
14
Spiritual Surf: Mikhail Gorbachev goes psych; Jay Leno goes hollow; Howard Stern takes down the spiritual leader of America (Oprah)

Spiritual Surf: Mikhail Gorbachev goes psych; Jay Leno goes hollow; Howard Stern takes down the spiritual leader of America (Oprah)

Jay Leno’s Lenten pilgrimage; Stern on Oprah; Chelsea Clinton’s faith Russia’s Jesus: Mikhail Gorbachev recommends “shock therapy” Hollow men: Jay Leno’s Lenten pilgrimmage on Mulholland Drive in a luxury sports car Howard Stern takes on Oprah and Gabourey Sidibe: “Oprah is another liar, a filthy liar . ....
Feb
2010
1
Spiritual Surf: Leno's Oprah confessional, John Edwards' New Age love connection, Jude Law, Baptists, burqas, Groundhog Day, Candlemas

Spiritual Surf: Leno’s Oprah confessional, John Edwards’ New Age love connection, Jude Law, Baptists, burqas, Groundhog Day, Candlemas

Jay Leno walks Oprah’s Stations of the Cross The Washington Post‘s TV columnist, Lisa de Moraes, has a psycho-spiritual essay about Jay Leno’s appearance on the final Oprah Winfrey Show of January, 2010. Moraes’ brilliant metaphor for how celebs rehabilitate a tarnished public image by seeking on-air absolution from...
Jan
2010
27
Spiritual Surf: Sundance takes down Mormons; Kitty Kelley takes down Oprah; Tu Beshevat (the tree of life) and St. Paul

Spiritual Surf: Sundance takes down Mormons; Kitty Kelley takes down Oprah; Tu Beshevat (the tree of life) and St. Paul

8: The Mormon Proposition, a movie on spiritual politics Utah not only hosts the annual Sundance Film Festival; in the 2010 edition of the film fest, the state’s (unofficial) church has a starring role in the line-up of movies. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is taken down in a documentary about the 2008 initiative that ...
Dec
2009
8
When silence is 'spin': sweat-lodge tragedy, Oprah and

When silence is ‘spin’: sweat-lodge tragedy, Oprah and “The Secret”

Oprah once promoted self-help guru James Arthur Ray, and his vehicle The Secret. Now she maintains a strict silence on both, and the deaths in Sedona BY PAUL KAIHLA —The Secret was launched as a viral, online, pay-per-view phenomenon a couple of years ago. Oprah made it a mainstream hit by featuring its Australian producer ...
Oct
2009
5
Soul's Code Celebrity Seekers' Quiz - All things Oprah

Soul’s Code Celebrity Seekers’ Quiz – All things Oprah

Test your knowledge of billionaire Oprah and her BFF Eckhart Tolle Last year, Oprah featured Tolle’s books, The Power of Now, and A New Earth on the Oprah Book Club, and then devoted 10 weeks of webcasts to interviewing Tolle himself.  Fundamentalist Christians got their knickers in a knot at the thought of Tolle’s “New...