Actor Rainn Wilson (he played Dwight Schrute of the television comedy The Office), is teaming up with Oprah Winfrey for a spirituality program on Oprah’s “OWN” Network called Soul Pancake. The title is based off Wilson’s book and website community by the same name. Oprah is hoping to breath new life into her sagging ratings.
We want to make discussions about Spirituality, Creativity, and Philosophy cool again. Were they ever cool? We have no idea. But it seems like a good idea – Rainn Wilson
Both Rainn and Oprah are HUGELY popular, and are hoping their combined efforts will be seen by millions of viewers this Sunday as the program launches following on the heels of SuperSOULSunday, Oprah’s spirituality program that re-broadcasts continuously on several cable channels throughout the day.
Here’s Rainn and comedian Demetri Martin talking about death, how they acquire belief, faith and “What is God”:
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