Seeing and Believing Episode: Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One and Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake

It’s time for Wade and Kevin’s ‘Rogue One’ podcast review along with Ken Loach’s ‘I, Daniel Blake.’

‘Tis the Season for Self-Care

We can work ourselves to the bone trying to make this season meaningful, thereby leaching it of all its meaning.

Persuasion: The Grief That Stole Christmas, with Nancy Guthrie

Although we assume December should be full of all things merry and bright, the grief that stole Christmas Joy for so many can be found throughout the season. Nancy Guthrie joined Erin and Hannah to talk about it.

CAPC Magazine, December 2016: ‘In the Trenches’

Instead of getting discouraged about the sorrows, we need to pick a trench, jump in, and do the hard and sometimes heartbreaking work in front of us.

Blockbuster Revelations: Disaster, Apocalypse, and Other Ways Film Tries to Fix Our World

What need within us is served by watching our society crumble beneath our protagonists’ feet, if not one that is cruel, even sadistic, in nature?

Cooked, Slow Food, and the Allure of Beauty

Cooked highlights the good in preparing and enjoying food.

Nothing Is New Under the Black Mirror

If you need a cinematic gut punch, Black Mirror could be helpful.

Call for Pitches: Your Best Year Now

Write for our magazine! Submit a pitch for a feature article on the theme of “Your Best Year Now.”

A Thrill of Hope: Why We Need Advent Right Now

The thrill of hope offered in the Advent season is just what we need to recover from this divisive election.

Ava DuVernay’s 13th Explores the Troubling Roots of Mass Incarceration

Director Ava DuVernay points out that the dehumanization of blacks existed, not only in slavery but also in the language of abolition.

Dystopian Protagonists and the Pursuit of Greatness

All this focus on personal greatness has its drawbacks.

The High Price of Survival: Julian Barnes’s The Noise of Time

Sometimes an artist has to choose between living a principled life or just living at all. The novelist Julian Barnes imagines the high cost of this choice for the composer Shostakovich under Stalin.

Seeing and Believing: Disney’s Moana and Jeff Nichols’ Loving

Wade and Kevin snap out of their post-Thanksgiving food lethargy to discuss two major films this week: Disney’s ‘Moana’ and Jeff Nichols’ ‘Loving’.