Are Women Really Welcome in the World?

The power of a represented voice joining in unison with underrepresented voices was especially clear to me the night of the Scandal episode.

A Priest for All Seasons: Murder, Mystery, and Contentment in Father Brown and Grantchester

As a practicing Catholic, I know that confession must occur even in the summertime, when the confessional booth is stuffy and both priest and penitent are itching to be elsewhere.

Facing Your Demons: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Fear

On Halloween, a holiday that celebrates superficial terrors, it’s easy to forget that deep-seated fears require both self-awareness and courage to confront.

How Well Does Star Trek: Discovery Reflect Real Humanity?

Two of our staff writers discuss the new Star Trek series.

VidAngel Let Me Remove the Sex from Game of Thrones, so Why Do I Still Feel Like a Pervert?

The VidAngel approach to Game of Thrones forced me to think critically about why I watch the things I do.

A Christ and Pop Culture Guide to the Fall 2017 TV Season

Christ and Pop Culture writers break down some upcoming TV shows that we’re looking forward to watching.

Bold in the City: Reflections on The Bold Type

The Bold Type has a not-very-subtle theme running through every episode: female empowerment for the modern millennial woman.

Netflix’s Atypical Explores How We Fail to Love Each Other

Netflix’s Atypical is not truly about a boy with autism. Rather, it’s about the way love ebbs and flows through every community.

American Ninja Warrior: Villains Need Not Apply

The real joy of shows like American Ninja Warrior comes from the simple delight of watching people who are good at something do the something they are good at.

Person of Interest: A.I.s and the ‘Quintessence of Dust’

Person of Interest recognizes our desire for belonging, love, and beauty, while simultaneously recognizing our wretchedness and legitimate doubts.

GLOW: Self-Help Empowerment or Exploitation in Disguise?

That’s the problem at the heart of both GLOW and many modern forms of promoting “women’s empowerment”: it’s false advertising.

The Man in the High Castle Explores Cultures of Death

What happens when the bad guys win? A TV show offers an illuminating answer to that question.

Zombies Among Us: iZombie Chows Down on Dehumanization

iZombie explores the dangers of dehumanization as Liz learns to humanize others by consuming their brains.

The Great British Baking Show: A Lesson in Image Bearing

The Great British Baking Show depicts what it looks like to embrace our unique identities and give them shape.

I’m Bidding Farewell to Nashville and Its Immoral Storytelling

The creative minds behind Nashville are squandering their talents by taking the easy way out instead of offering something true, good, and beautiful.

Insecure and the Need for More Authentic Friendships

We need friends who stretch us, who are willing to help us face hard truths about ourselves, and who love us enough to tell us when we are wrong.