Our Favorite Graphic Novels of 2012

Christ and Pop Culture’s resident Illustrator, Seth Hahne, shares six must-read graphic novels from the past year.

The Feedback Loop: Videogames and Other Grammy Nominations That Matter

“… Journey is a much quieter game that contains within it a deep sense of spiritual meaning and self-expression.”

What ‘Shoot Christians Say’ says about the next generation of evangelicals.

The Sandwich Generation

“As Christians, it is imperative to consider, for our own families, our communities, and our world, what it means to live and care as neighbors within “the sandwich generation.””

Ray Guy Should Be in the Football Hall of Fame

It’s high time that football did a better job of recognizing the fact that punters are football players too.

On Religious Videogames and “El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron”

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, while far from 2011’s most popular game, was one of last year’s most important games.

Our Favorite Television of 2012

The Christ and Pop Culture writers got together and hashed out our list of the best television we watched this year. Here’s what we came up with. (But watch out for spoilers.)

What Would You Do If You Saw a Man about to Be Crushed by a Subway?

Beyond the obvious journalistic ethics at play in this tragedy, an event like this naturally causes us to wonder what we’d have done, had we been there.

Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Purpose of the Universe

It is arrogant to believe that purpose of the universe was to bring about carbon-based sentient lifeforms, i.e., us (human beings).

The Moviegoer: I Want to Dream Like Jiro

“But even if you’re not particularly fond of sushi (I’m not, myself), it’s nigh-impossible not to be inspired by Jiro’s dedication to his craft.”

What Does the Victoria’s Secret PINK Collection Say about Us?

“If a woman doesn’t want to be seen as a sexual object in everyday life, then special care should be taken when purchasing certain items and where these items are worn.”

Happy Birthday from Facebook

Tell the Wolves I’m Home: A Deep, Deep Love Story

“God tames us, drawing us into an embrace that asserts at once our uniqueness and our place in a grand cosmic scheme.”

Good OK-Drama: Coffee Prince

Kate Middleton’s Pregnancy and the Jesus Juke

The Kiddy Pool: Playtime: A Neutral Zone

“Our gender expression can be a beautiful and significant part of our selves, but it is not totalizing and never subsumes the spiritual beings we are in Christ.”