i am *so* psyched for Stranger Things 2 like, *psyched* psyched i want more mystery, more stylish 80s homage, more dope soundtrack, way more Eleven; i want #justiceforbarb, Eggos ate raw, Winona Ryder everything, coffee and contemplation honestly, who can deny that the whole Stranger Things thing – like much of what it lovingly calls back to… [Read More]
this thing you’re reading is going to have zero jump scares in three expedient little parts: 1. a micro-review of the 2017 movie IT 2. mini-musing on the meaning of IT 3. more mini-musing on how *any* good story “means” in a similar way so, here we go… IT Reviewed you know what IT was? super… [Read More]
you’re likely upset about what happened in Charlottesville maybe you’ve talked about it, maybe took some kind of social media stance, maybe just sort of saddened inside it’s probably super obvious to you that all these alt-right racists are wrong, that racism is wrong (“evil” as Trump (finally) put it), has always been wrong, that… [Read More]
When I first talked to Remi Adeleke, he was just days away from his first box office action film, Transformers: Last Knight. Having survived the Bronx as a young man, and the Navy Seals as a young adult, monstrous CGI robots were hardly enough to intimidate him. But to understand who Adeleke was, and to marvel… [Read More]
AMC’s Preacher has returned… but the Saint of Killers is right behind him. As the second season of the supernatural dramedy is unleashed, actor Graham McTavish is excited about the opportunity to for the audience to reconnect with some of the the most unique characters on television. “[Preacher] is based on a series of comic… [Read More]
A decade ago, I read Paul Young’s novel The Shack, and became intrigued by what I might ask God if I were face-to-face with the Almighty Creator of the Universe. If we’re honest with ourselves, seeing loved ones suffer and die is often the greatest challenge to our faith. For Young, the story revolved around… [Read More]
///begin quick minute in a quick minute i’m finna go pick up this game from this pic ^ (this new PS4 action RPG called Nioh) why? cuz it’s a “soulslike” – it’s like Dark Souls: my personal all-time fave series in other words: i’m finna get it cuz i already like it cuz it’s like something i already… [Read More]
Freeman introduces a number of ways people find personal proofs for God. By slowing down, stopping, and looking around, we can see them.
a while back (on another site), i wrote about how art begets art – in that case how love for the game Bloodborne led to a renewed dip into Lovecraft several whiles back (on a currently dead blog), i wrote about how faves lead to proselytizing – how when we love something (in that case, Bloodborne’s forebear, Dark Souls), we… [Read More]
In the second episode of The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, the focus is the afterlife—and it seems to bring up more questions than provide answers.