Let's get something straight right now, O huddled masses: Revolution 21 ain't your grandma's media provider. It ain't your typical Catholic radio thing, and it ain't your typical corporate, over-researched, same-boring-playlist rock radio thing, either.
But is it really useful to define
Revolution 21 by what it's not? So sorry, my plebes! My bad.
Let's just say -- plainly -- what
Revolution 21 is. Revolution 21 is
a blog and a music program that aim to reflect life as it is
lived by screwed-up, struggling, inspired-yet-bumbling children of God
sorely in need of His grace and forgiveness.
-- that is, the Blog for the People and 3 Chords & the Truth --
realizes that Catholics like the Mighty Favog (your host and the master
of dysfunctionality) live life with one foot in Heaven and the other in
the gutter with all the other schmucks called Humanity. We strive for
holiness, we occasionally achieve it, and sometimes the best we can
muster is Holier Than Thou.
Oh, well. Blame it on Eve and that damned apple.
For his part, the Mighty Favog -- though a great and mighty Favog -- is a
Bad Catholic. It is to be hoped, however, that he is capable of decent
radio . . . and a stellar show.
And he's trying most mightily to become, at the least, a Mediocre Catholic.
LIKE US believing schmucks,
Revolution 21 -- all of it, text and audio -- is a mixture of the sacred and the secular. The serious and the foolish. Rock . . . and roll. Well, you get the idea.
Revolution 21 has a problem with our oversecularized,
materialist and ultimately shallow culture. We figure schizo is the only
thing you get out of putting faith waaaaaaaaaaaaaay over in one corner of your life and "real life" waaaaaaaaaaaaaay over in another corner so the two never touch.
We say put that Faith Thing and that Life Thing in a bag, shake it the hell up and see what happens.
I mean, ain't that a lot more fun than alienation, ennui and life in
Schizo City? Or, if not always fun, at least always a lot more
interesting and, ultimately, rewarding.
But then again, it's not All About Me -- or All About You -- is it, now?
Enough blather, proclaims the Mighty Favog, your master of New Media!
Let us now proceed with trashing preconceived notions of radio
formatting and stale bourgeois convention. Let us now do radio and
blogging and . . .
whatever . . . like we ought to be living -- faith and life together, recognizing only two kinds of music. That would be Good and Bad.
The bad, we don't mess with.