Tag Archives: William Goldman

The Princess Bride and the Mercy of God – fairness is overrated

[From the archives.] *** I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you … Continue reading

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Inconceivable! The Princess Bride and the Word of God

[First posted in October 2012 to mark the 25th anniversary of the film The Princess Bride.] *** Was it really twenty-five years ago that The Princess Bride movie came out?* This is a movie filled with lines you can still hear quoted … Continue reading

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If Life Was Fair, We’d All Be Doomed

I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you wish … .” “You … Continue reading

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