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.
Space life is, in many ways, like being in prison, only with (hopefully) nicer individuals to deal with.
The film is a heavily satirical look at religion, but through that satire some of the basic questions that people have about life and its meaning are brought forward.
[Note 1: The following includes mild, implicit spoilers. Note 2: This is not an in-depth review of The Witness and assumes some prior knowledge of and interest in the game. For an excellent, straight piece that describes the game’s mechanics, contextualizes, etc., please see Jonathan Clauson’s article at Christ & Pop Culture here.] dots and lines intersect in the trees, asking: just what is the meaning of these?… [Read More]
Straight Outta Compton was an opportunity for me to reflect on my identity, which includes: – being a huge NWA fan as a teen – now being 40 – feeling the need to purchase two cans of a particular brand of malt liquor to view the movie with, cuz, you know, 8-ball – only drinking one of those cans… [Read More]