A post in which I give a celebrity attention for saying something NOT stupid

posted at 4:10 pm on January 16, 2012 by Tina Korbe

If I’m going to write about Miley Cyrus ripping Rick Santorum, Mila Kunis praising Obama and Susan Sarandon smarting off about the pope, then the least I can do is highlight a celebrity interview in which the star in question actually utters a few edifying sentences. This clip from Townhall.com’s Greg Hengler represents almost the full extent of my biographical knowledge of Mark Wahlberg, but it makes me want to learn more — and to watch last weekend’s No. 1 box office hit, Contraband.

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As I’m thinking about it I’m hoping I haven’t been too hard in my comments on the series. I might be comparing it to Brothers too much.

hawkdriver on January 16, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Actually, in Sledge’s With The Old Breed, one of the major topics of the book is how our boys were turned into savages, in order to fight a savage war. His book was dark, in that regard – but I didn’t see it as a negative about the Marines. I saw it as being a necessity, when you’re fighting a war to the death, with an enemy who embraced death.

My dad was only 19, on Iwo. Hell, most of them were little more than boys. It makes me even more in awe of them, and the war that they fought.

OhEssYouCowboys on January 16, 2012 at 5:19 PM

He is a strong Catholic who goes to daily Mass. When he was filming in Philadelphia, he was seen at St. Patrick’s church every morning at Mass. Great guy!!!

vitaatcaritas on January 16, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Yeah, I’m glad he finally got around to marrying the mother of his 4 children. Oldest kid is 8, they’ve been married for 2 years. The ‘strong Catholic’ part must have been pretty recent.

Common Sense on January 16, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Can you you be so deeply imbedded in Hollywood and your Catholic faith at the same time ? Maybe it’s possible but I’m not sure how.

moc23 on January 16, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Jim Caviezel does it, and very well!

LazyHips on January 16, 2012 at 5:24 PM

Alrighty then.. how about thesmokinggun?

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/crime/back-day-marky-marks-rap-sheet-0

glidingone on January 16, 2012 at 4:29 PM

So people aren’t allowed to turn their lives around?

Ward Cleaver on January 16, 2012 at 5:29 PM

I knew I liked Wahlberg when I saw him interviewed on Top Gear (http://youtu.be/0y19dwsXwBs):

Clarkson (host): Tom Cruise is a big Brabus fan, do you know him?

Wahlberg: We attend different churches, so I don’t know him.

[Laughter, applause.]

Wahlberg: I’m at the one with Jesus, baby.

Russ on January 16, 2012 at 5:29 PM

OhEssYouCowboys on January 16, 2012 at 5:19 PM

You still have your father?

hawkdriver on January 16, 2012 at 5:32 PM

This proves that all of Hollywood isn’t brain dead. Let’s hope more like him band together and save the city!

SgtRed on January 16, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Holy smokes.

John the Libertarian on January 16, 2012 at 5:34 PM

Can you you be so deeply imbedded in Hollywood and your Catholic faith at the same time ? Maybe it’s possible but I’m not sure how.

moc23 on January 16, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Jim Caviezel does it, and very well!

I don’t consider Caviezel to be a deeply imbedded A-Lister. He himself has admitted his career has been stunted due to his accepting of the role of Jesus in The Passion of Christ. As Mel told him it would be.

http://popwatch.ew.com/2011/05/02/jim-caviezel-mel-gibson-rejected/

Wahlberg is an industry mover and shaker.

moc23 on January 16, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Let’s hope more like him band together and save the city!

SgtRed on January 16, 2012 at 5:33 PM

This is a myth. There are a ton of conservatives and pious folks in this town. You don’t hear from them often because 1) they are polite enough to keep it to themselves, and 2) the media focuses on train wrecks. The thing about Lefties is they can’t shut the eff up.

John the Libertarian on January 16, 2012 at 5:36 PM

Sounds like a man who has worked to get his life together -must have frosted Piers that he cited his faith as being important.

katiejane on January 16, 2012 at 5:37 PM

Alrighty then.. how about thesmokinggun?

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/crime/back-day-marky-marks-rap-sheet-0

glidingone on January 16, 2012 at 4:29 PM

So people aren’t allowed to turn their lives around?

Ward Cleaver on January 16, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Ward… at what point did I ever say such a thing? I begin to understand why Romney the liar is the GOP nominee the more that I see people jump to conclusions about a commenter/candidates comments instead of reading what was written.

Providing perspective on Mark was the goal – sort of like how if britney spears announces that she is a Christian tomorrow we go ahead and look at the whole picture… and watch and evaluate for ourselves to make our own semi-informed opinions about others…

Mark’s entitled to making good decisions and having sensible opinions just as much as anyone else.. now if he can just pick up a few roles that are not violent and profane in action and speech then maybe he’ll earn a little more credibility.

glidingone on January 16, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Hawkdriver, Scrappy, OhEssSyouCowboys — Agreed — Band of Brothers, so hard to top, so excellent. However, IMHO, The Pacific may be just as good. I’m just glad it was made, exposing more people to the truth of the things that happened in that theater, what the Marines had to endure. Also appreciate that mention is made of the mistakes made by Bull Halsey and others in the Navy high command at Leyte Gulf, which tend to get swept under the rug. No doubt these actions/non-actions caused the deaths of many Marines.

Someone mentioned Eugene Sledge: The Pacific was based on his memoirs written decades after the war, “With the Old Breed” — it is excellent, considered a Marines’ classic. Anyone who watches the series should supplement the viewing with reading this book. The Pacific was also based on the memoirs of Robert Leckie, “A Helmet for my Pillow”, also very good, but not as powerful or affecting as Sledge’s book. Both: very “nitty-gritty”.

Another must-read is the recently published “Unbroken” by Hillenbrand which tells the life story of Louis Zamperini–his entire life story is fascinating and riveting, but the description of his time as a Japanese POW in the Pacific is the most powerful stuff — “enlightening”, to say the least.

I’m a pretty big military history buff and WWII is one of my stronger interests. (During WWII, my father served on the Mighty Mo & the Oakland in the PTO and my mother’s father served in Intelligence/Army Air Corps in the Aleutians.)

as they say, those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it, or something like that

texasmamma on January 16, 2012 at 5:39 PM

I stand by my statement about Debbie Schlussel. Had a run in with her. She misrepresents the truth write pure garbage and untruths. NOBODY is good enough for her. She is a hack.

Winebabe on January 16, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Wow. Thanks, Tina, for posting this :)

NbyNW on January 16, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Then you may or may not like Boogie Nights

Kini on January 16, 2012 at 5:41 PM

The ‘strong Catholic’ part must have been pretty recent.

Common Sense on January 16, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Sure beats Nan’s definition of a strong Catholic no?

CW on January 16, 2012 at 5:43 PM

John the Libertarian on January 16, 2012 at 5:36 PM

John, are you in the entertainment industry?

hawkdriver on January 16, 2012 at 5:47 PM

texasmamma on January 16, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Great comment.

hawkdriver on January 16, 2012 at 5:53 PM

OhEssYouCowboys on January 16, 2012 at 5:19 PM

My father-in-law, now deceased, was a bit older when he fought in the pacific (New Guinea). He was the only survivor from his unit (m. Carried survivors guilt his entire life. War is hell and it requires you to do things that you ordinarily wouldn’t do otherwise.

chemman on January 16, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Did not know that Marky Mark was such a stand-up guy. Nor did I know that he was such a practiced public speaker, able to form full and coherent sentences. Kudos to him, and sincerely hope for more good fortune to come his way.

Now…lets talk about Balack Pajama…

MooCowBang on January 16, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Outstanding.

Good post Tina.

Zorro on January 16, 2012 at 5:54 PM

I’m sure it’s for the best that he’s not in prison or on cocain right now.

It is amazing someone would find that noteworthy.

logis on January 16, 2012 at 5:57 PM

FWIW….

John Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on Guadalcanal. He won the Navy Cross on Iwo Jima, where he was KIA on D-Day, 2/19/1945.

Regarding Dr. Eugene Sledge’s “With The Old Breed”: My late father served in the Third Marine Division (H&S 1/12) at Bougainville and Guam. Before I read Sledge’s book, I never appreciated an off-hand remark my father made about spending most of his two months on Bougainville “in a swamp”. If you want to understand what the Pacific vets went through….not only the combat, just their daily existence in the combat area…read “With The Old Breed”.

tgharris on January 16, 2012 at 5:57 PM

I think Mark Wahlberg is great. If a movie were ever made about my life, he would play me.

I especially enjoyed The Departed because he capped Matt Damon in the head.

Dominion on January 16, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Now I can love him even more! Thanks for showing this clip; I had no idea he was such a good man.

Loved him in Three Kings and he was awesome in The Departed! But The Happening was such an awful movie, despite his best efforts!

Siren46 on January 16, 2012 at 5:59 PM

“Gonna make you sweat ’til you bleed. Is that dope enough? Indeed”.

That song still gets me motivated to move!

SouthernGent on January 16, 2012 at 5:59 PM

The scene in Shooter where Wahlberg and the FBI agent drive to Tennessee to talk guns with the guns expert is hilarious.

“How do you know that?”

“I still have the shovel!”

BuckeyeSam on January 16, 2012 at 6:02 PM

Jesus saves.

And as for the guy’s past, read about the story of a guy named Paul, formerly Saul.

baldilocks on January 16, 2012 at 6:04 PM

tgharris on January 16, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Was considered for a second MOH.

hawkdriver on January 16, 2012 at 6:05 PM

And as for the guy’s past, read about the story of a guy named Paul, formerly Saul.

baldilocks on January 16, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Really? Come on. How much impact could just one guy doing a turnaround have?

hawkdriver on January 16, 2012 at 6:06 PM

If you want to understand what the Pacific vets went through….not only the combat, just their daily existence in the combat area…read “With The Old Breed”.

tgharris on January 16, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Agree.

Also, like so many veterans, my father never willingly talked much about his service in WWII. What little he told me, I had to practically pry out of him; after his death, I learned more from his service records.

texasmamma on January 16, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Wallberg’s career just took a nose dive. Think Mark Think.

THE CHOSEN ONE on January 16, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Wow! Wallberg’s comments are a refreshing change from the usual Hollywood dreck.

Happy Nomad on January 16, 2012 at 6:32 PM

MooCowBang on January 16, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Well, Thank God that none of us have to be who we were in our early twenties!

Happy Nomad on January 16, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Okay… Let’s shirt up and support this guy.

2Tru2Tru on January 16, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Another must-read is the recently published “Unbroken” by Hillenbrand which tells the life story of Louis Zamperini–his entire life story is fascinating and riveting, but the description of his time as a Japanese POW in the Pacific is the most powerful stuff — “enlightening”, to say the least.

texasmamma on January 16, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Heh. I gave my dad “Unbroken” for Christmas this year. As it turns out he beat me to it and had already read it.

Scrappy on January 16, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Looked to see if I could find anything out about his past political affiliations online.

Found one source that says he donated to John Kerry in 2004 and to Obama in 2008

http://www.newsmeat.com/celebrity_political_donations/Mark_Wahlberg.php

Wish Pierce would have asked him his opinion on the political landscape of today…but I’m sure he didn’t because he was afraid of the answer he might get…can’t even imagine he would support the Rev Wright religious indoctrination of “The Messiah” today based on what he says in this interview.

LaRepublican on January 16, 2012 at 6:53 PM

“Gonna make you sweat ’til you bleed. Is that dope enough? Indeed”.

That song still gets me motivated to move!

SouthernGent on January 16, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Too bad that’s a song by C+C Music Factory, not Marky Mark Wahlberg. :)

Scrappy on January 16, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Holidays, then laid up with the flu for the last three weeks. Fun fun.

MadisonConservative on January 16, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Took an absence from Steam too? Btw, going on my first ever business trip in a few days and I’ll be relatively close by. How bad an I going to freeze to death?

Esthier on January 16, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Anyone else notice the slimy Chris Dodd at the Golden Globes last night?

slickwillie2001 on January 16, 2012 at 7:02 PM

How refreshing. Enough so to make my day.

CTimbo on January 16, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Very solid approach to living each day with focus. Prayer, family, friends, work. Hard work.

DrStock on January 16, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Carlton Lipton. I think one of the best played Easy Company soldiers/officers by his brother. The whole serious was really just superb.

hawkdriver on January 16, 2012 at 4:33 PM

I’ve seen BoB 12 times or so-the first time was on DvD…straight through.
I also have 3 books on Winters and about 4 on 101st E Co.
Donnie Wahlberg was terrific.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 16, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Great interview. Thanks for the post Tina. Posts about the apostle Paul are spot on too. Changes can occur, and it’s nice to hear someone who changed for the better

jayhawkingeorgia on January 16, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Think about this from a sibling rivalry perspective. Big brother Donnie was as famous as famous gets when the New Kids on the Block were touring. They were like the Beatles… I remember seeing them on Oprah and the place was a mad house. So, lots of money coming in, chicks everywhere, all because of big brother. That’s got to affect a young kid. Throw all of that money around and you can see how easily he could get involved with coke. Ride big bro’s coattails to a music career, then fail. He could have been a major disaster, but he turned it around. Kudos Marky Mark!

TheLoudTalker on January 16, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Yeah, I’m glad he finally got around to marrying the mother of his 4 children. Oldest kid is 8, they’ve been married for 2 years. The ‘strong Catholic’ part must have been pretty recent.

Common Sense on January 16, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Forgivenesss, the “Parable of the Two Debtors” etc…he who hath no sin cast the first stone, etc…, etc…

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on January 16, 2012 at 7:37 PM

The Departed is one of my favorites, the Shooter and The Italian Job were also very good.
Very talented both musically and performance wise. Glad he turned his life around. Everyone deserves a second chance after paying the dues to society.

D-fusit on January 16, 2012 at 7:52 PM

You can add to average lib: Average HA atheist and average HA religious bigot.

By bigot you mean somebody not blinded by having their head stuck so far up their rear that they’re blinded by their own colon? if so then I gladly take that title. That means I’m not living in fear and don’t prostitute myself to a make believe sky friend, his gay kid and its terrestrial pimps know as preachers, priests and clergy. that’s a fine threesome right there.

Your Mamma loves me on January 16, 2012 at 4:59 PM

I think you’ve just proved his point, as well as showing yourself small-minded, abrasive and foul-mouthed.

And all in one short comment.

Siddhartha Vicious on January 16, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Yeah, I’m glad he finally got around to marrying the mother of his 4 children. Oldest kid is 8, they’ve been married for 2 years. The ‘strong Catholic’ part must have been pretty recent.

Common Sense on January 16, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Forgivenesss, the “Parable of the Two Debtors” etc…he who hath no sin cast the first stone, etc…, etc…

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on January 16, 2012 at 7:37 PM

…… That does not eliminate one’s need to evaluate each tree’s(person’s) fruit…. lest we then not evaluate and discern a person’s character whatsoever…

I.E. apply your same statement that he without sin casts the first stone at our presidential candidates… so then you choose.. What? All of the above? Because if a person says something has changed… it must be so? If so.. then Newt is fully forgiven… can never mention his past marriages and adultery.

Foolishness is the person that blindly believes the words that come forth from another person’s mouth without discernment and evaluation of the actions of that individual.

Careful how quickly one throws out the I’ve sinned so I cannot evaluate anything or state that something is wrong… one does not have to be perfect to recognize perfection nor does one need to be good to recognize good/moral behavior… lest none of us teach our children the difference between right and wrong even though we are not perfect individuals.

glidingone on January 16, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Dude

Trochilus on January 16, 2012 at 8:40 PM

I guess my question for Ms. Korbe is why is there even a need or desire to run a thread like this ? Or a thread like this for any celebrity ?

As fine an actor and professional Mr. Wahlberg may be, what he thinks or says is nothing more than a popcorn fart in a hurricane. These types of threads represent what is wrong with America.

The deification of human beings who appear on celluloid and then are seen on ” important ” shows like Bill O’Reilly or some such, where their opinions are deemed important.

DevilsPrinciple on January 16, 2012 at 9:25 PM

“Shooter” was terrible, TERRRRRIIBBLLLLE. Even most of my dogs left the room while it was playing.

Bishop on January 16, 2012 at 4:31 PM

+1.

“Shooter” was a festering pile of dung, all the more disappointing given that the book it was based on was so entertaining.

Hayabusa on January 16, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Audition for Steel Dragon

Steelheart – We all die young (Original)

… and … suddenly I really miss my old car.

… uncontrollable sob smiley.

Axe on January 16, 2012 at 10:15 PM

DevilsPrinciple on January 16, 2012 at 9:25 PM

+1

mankai on January 16, 2012 at 10:17 PM

I have begrudgingly liked MW for some time. Mostly admiring his talent. Now I have reason to respect his character as well. As a catholic who takes time daily to pray and review the daily scriptures. I can tell you my life always gets worse when I stop doing this by letting life get in the way. Things always get better when I return to my daily devotions.

huskerthom on January 16, 2012 at 11:12 PM

By bigot you mean somebody not blinded by having their head stuck so far up their rear that they’re blinded by their own colon? if so then I gladly take that title. That means I’m not living in fear and don’t prostitute myself to a make believe sky friend, his gay kid and its terrestrial pimps know as preachers, priests and clergy. that’s a fine threesome right there.

Your Mamma loves me on January 16, 2012 at 4:59 PM

It’s great that you can take what’s a fairly positive story and turn it into one of your hatescreeds. Fine work, numbnutz. You have proven, beyond the shadow of a doubt; that you are an intolerant ass with a mean streak a mile wide. That you want to put your bile on public display raises a few psychological red flags, but I guess it beats sitting alone in the dark working out your…uh…frustrations. Your screen name says more about you than you realize. That said, my Mamma probably would love you, at least in the context of her boundless Faith. Me? Not so much. I think you’re a boil on the ass of humanity.
Sorry Ma, but I’m working on it; I promise.
With all respect due, there seems to be no redeeming value to your words and, most likely; your life. While I’m sure you are more tuned in to cosmic reality than Wahlberg, people actually care about what he says. In fact, his opinion is solicited. Your’s on the other hand,is not. At all. Ever. I don’t need to hear you evangalize for atheism. If that’s what you believe, fine. How about you grow up and allow others the same right? I know you’re trying very hard to offend, but you’re just making a fool of yourself.

Kenz on January 16, 2012 at 11:38 PM

Kudos to him.

I and some friends had a run-in with Marky-Mark and his posse when they came to the Harnack House (O-Club for the Berlin Brigade) on a USO tour back in the early 90s. As one friend commented, it would have been sweet if it had come to blows, just so we could sue his butt.

Jump forward a decade, I forget what he said, but something in an interview back around 9/11 made me give him a second look. Since then, I’ve come to appreciate his acting skills.

Compared to some of the crap that artists spout off, i.e. just finished watching Alcatraz (looks like a winner series). So I decided to look up Sam Neill and came across this gem of a quote:

Perhaps we should look at somewhere else where they recently used the time-old bribe of tax cuts, and see how it worked. In 2000, George W. Bush, under the reasonable sounding `compassionate conservatism`, offered huge tax cuts. And he delivered. Take a look at America now. The rich are certainly richer, but the economy is in the tank, a healthy surplus has been converted into a massive deficit, and the U.S. is a place that cannot even afford the basics. Like maintaining levees in low-lying Louisiana. Might I suggest that tax cuts led indirectly to the flooding of New Orleans?.

How’s that for brilliance? Sad since, I’ve always liked his Russian-role flicks like Hunt for Red October etc. But at least he hasn’t said anything downright vile, so I’m not yet ready to personally boycott his work. It’ll be too bad to drop Alcatraz should he pull a Sean Penn or Danny Glover. :(

Anyhoo, bravo to Marky and looking forward to his continued growth.

AH_C on January 17, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Call me cynical, but this guy is still an actor and a self marketer. With all the Tebow hype lately, Jesus is seen as a good sell so I really don’t trust any Hollywood actor when I first hear this. I’m sure his faith did play a role in turning his life around, something had to have turned him around and if he credits the church then so be it, but the real test comes when/if his career takes a nose dive.

Did he ever apologize for calling Charlton Heston a “villain” at the MTV movie awards for being head of the NRA? He still isn’t half the actor Heston was; then again, very few these days hold a candle to actors in Heston’s day.

Daemonocracy on January 17, 2012 at 12:15 AM

Oh and how can so many people here like Shooter? Not only is it a dull film, but it is also anti-American, hostile to our military and national security agencies, and was yet another anti-bush hysteria film when it was released.

And besides apologizing to Charlton Heston, has he ever apologized to the Vietnamese man whose eye he took out? or the black kids he terrorized in his neighborhood? Only a few years later he was making milions prancing around in his underwear, after his brother had already made a name for himself, but how long would this transformation of his have lasted if he was doing “hard work” in a factory making $35,000 a year?

No I don’t think his words are genuine for a second. I am now remembering why I don’t like hte guy, he was a straight up punk who hit it big, and still hasn’t apologized.

Daemonocracy on January 17, 2012 at 12:31 AM

A great memoir about a writer, alcoholic, who goes to AA and eventually becomes a Catholic is Lit by Mary Karr.

PattyJ on January 17, 2012 at 1:26 AM

I totally agree with Daemoncracy … Shooter was an anti-conservative movie. It actually insinuated that the corrupt Senator was Republican, and it dissed the military and the CIA. Mark’s character was a veteran who was lied to and set up by the U.S. military. I don’t remember all the details but it definately gave off an anti-Republican vibe to me, even though I really enjoyed all the characters.

Isn’t it a shame there aren’t more conservative or at least politically independent screen writers, for crying out loud????

So many movies would be great if they didn’t make the ASSUMPTION that the audience agrees with their left-leaning politics. It’s so frustrating when overal decent films are polluted with left-wing propaganda … and Avatar immediately comes to mind.

Nicole Coulter on January 17, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Oh and how can so many people here like Shooter?

Daemonocracy on January 17, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Because Danny Glover gets whacked. Every time I hear him running his mouth like his a$$, I think about that scene in Shooter. Makes me smile.

platypus on January 17, 2012 at 2:06 AM

Very strange to hear a Hollywood actor talk simply and eloquently about faith.

The last one was Mel Gibson but he was drunk and ranting about JOooooos.

CorporatePiggy on January 17, 2012 at 7:45 AM

I think you’ve just proved his point, as well as showing yourself small-minded, abrasive and foul-mouthed.

And all in one short comment.

Siddhartha Vicious on January 16, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Bingo, +1,000.

Change your name from Vicious to Victorious.

Gladtobehere on January 17, 2012 at 7:46 AM

Since they look so much alike, I’m betting Donny Wahlberg is Mark’s brother featured in “Blue Bloods” the NYC cop show about the “Reagan” family starring Tom Selleck.

maverick muse on January 16, 2012 at 4:25 PM

His brother was in Band Of Brothers, too.

OhEssYouCowboys on January 16, 2012 at 4:27 PM

Donny was first, with New Kids on the Block

askwhatif on January 17, 2012 at 8:16 AM

Thanks Tina, great article.

NotEasilyFooled on January 17, 2012 at 8:44 AM

Wow! Marky Mark has gotten his act together big time with God’s help.

WannabeAnglican on January 17, 2012 at 11:35 AM

If he says he has faith, prays and does his best, I believe him. We he forever, will I? I hope so. Credit to him for guts, and the things he said. Not easy in the cesspool where he works.

StevC on January 17, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed. What a great testimony, Mark!

BTW, the Other Guys is a hilarious movie.

Patton531 on January 17, 2012 at 12:52 PM

I saw a clip of him saying essentially the same things about the focus of his prayers and his reasons for going on an interview clip from the last days of Harry Smith’s hosting “The Early Show.” (Anyone remember that he kissed Harry’s feet and praised his work?) I was impressed by his earnestness then, and admire his focus today.

And his brother Donnie does yeoman’s work on “Blue Bloods” on CBS, the most conservative-minded, strong family values drama on TV today.

Captain Scarlet on January 17, 2012 at 3:47 PM

I’ve known for a few years that he was a daily communicant. He’s not a Marky-come-lately to the church scene.

I also pray to be a good servant to God. It’s amazing the path you get put on when you ask to be placed there.

God bless Mr. Wahlberg.

mojowt on January 17, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Your Mamma loves me on January 16, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Ya, my Mom may love you, but it’s clear yours didn’t. I truly hope someone out there does love you, cause your post kind of suggests you are very alone and sad.

mojowt on January 17, 2012 at 4:19 PM

135 F-words in this dirty film.
Marky = H y p o c r i t e .
http://www.pluggedin.com/movies/intheaters/contraband.aspx

itsnotaboutme on January 17, 2012 at 7:34 PM

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