Japan, Pearl Harbor, and the Wrath of God
Responding to a natural disaster with pleasure and presumption deserves its own kind of wrath.
Grace Notes: James Blake, Toro Y Moi, Gamble House, Architecture in Helsinki
When Our Heroes Fail: The Case of Jim Tressel
Jim Tressel was a man I could emulate. Now, everything has changed.
Play in Process: Saving Dots from Dots
“All of this is viewed from a top-down view. Everyone is a dot.”
Elsewhere: Popcorn movies, Gaming’s Value, Online Community, The Bachelor, etc.
Our favorite pop culture finds from across the internet.
Eat Your Vegetables: Handel’s “Messiah”
Are We Entitled to Our Entitlement Programs?
Whether it’s a government handout or the fruit of our labor, we aren’t entitled to any of it.
When Games Matter: Metro 2033 and The Preservation of Art
“This moment was a welcome reminder that there is beauty in the world worth preserving.”
On the Other Hand: Huckabee, Portman, and Prophecy Today
Driscoll: “Video Games are Stupid” and Other Sins of Communication
How Mark Driscoll’s misguided statements about a popular past-time do harm to his cause.
Citizenship Confusion: Budget Cuts and Our Calling
Still Watching: Firefly Returns
The Browncoats have always been a devoted and growing fandom, as more people have become aware of the one-season show.
Character Flaws and the “Final Frontier”
How Star Trek dropped the ball by making its characters a little too perfect.
Grace Notes: Josh T. Pearson, Low, The Selene Project, Future Islands, and Jeremy Larson
Lady Gaga and Pop Theology
Should we be taking Lady Gaga more seriously?