Should Christians “celebrate” secular “holidays” like the Super Bowl? What risks and opportunities are there when we participate in such cultural events? How can we respond to the sudden death of a celebrity like Kobe Bryant? Can we find context and insight and comfort from the Bible at times like this? Reflections on these and… [Read More]
The situation in Sadr City wasn’t getting any better for the soldiers; in fact, it was getting significantly worse.
The Long Road Home is intense, violent, and sad—sometimes all at once.
Life is a series of transitions, bookended by the two great transitions of birth and death. But along the way there are many more shifts in our lives—some trivial, others more profound. The Midwife is a story of the transitions of life that is (like life) a mixture of humor and poignancy.
there’s a lot i want to say about Chris Cornell having gone away truth told, it hit me kinda hard late last week and over the weekend i kinda want to go on at length about how his singing voice was the one for me – at least, one of the ones – and how i’d… [Read More]
2016 retrospectives understandably multiply at the moment, as does the sentiment that 2016 sucked, on the whole in general, esp in terms of what memes get play on Facebook, that’s probably accurate many are pointing, still, with dystopian, apocalyptic fervor, at the ascension of the one they call Trump fair enough and agreed (but read… [Read More]
One last present under the Christmas tree! This week, Steve has the privilege to speak with screenwriter Allan Loeb (21, WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS) about his latest film, COLLATERAL BEAUTY, which stars Will Smith and Helen Mirren. They chat about love, death and the nature of fables. A special thanks to Allan for joining… [Read More]
When birth and death are so near in a film, we should expect that we are being asked to reflect not just on mortality, but on the meaning of all that lies between those two bookends of life.
lots of people are talking about David Bowie, as they should icons, artists, musical geniuses like him seldom appear, and when they do it behooves us to consider, to reflect however, i don’t want to just say more words about Bowie himself . . plenty are being said and by people with better ones to say… [Read More]