CAPC Jr.: Pop Culture Commentary from the Next Generation

In CAPC Jr., significant children in the lives of our writers pass on their own unique insights into some of their favorite cultural artifacts.

Seeing and Believing 192 | J.C. Chandor’s Triple Frontier and Jafar Panahi’s 3 Faces

The guys lean into the rule of threes with this week’s pair of films. Triple Frontier, and the new film from Iranian master Jafar Panahi, 3 Faces.

Dear Evan Hansen Addresses Our Culture’s Pervasive Loneliness

Dear Evan Hansen teaches us there is no substitute for true community.

Critical Role, the Role of Stories, and the Church

The soaring popularity of Critical Role among the geek world was, and is, rooted in both the beauty of their tale and who they are as people.

Persuasion 162 | Renewed Thinking

Our mental frames can lock us into patterns and ruts, but that doesn’t mean we are stuck with the same thinking for life.

CAPC Magazine Issue 1 of 2019: Consumption

Consumerism is eating us alive. Save yourself! Save the world! Read this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Seeing and Believing 191 | Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s Captain Marvel and Our 2019 Summer-Movie Preview!

Captain Marvel from Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck is up for review this week along with Wade and Kevin’s Summer Blockbuster Preview!

Dirk Nowitzki and a Cure for Rootlessness

Dirk Nowitzki’s decision to stay in one place is a model for us all.

‘Do Rich People Stuff’ and Other Unhelpful Advice

Hiding behind Ramsey’s statement is a subtle, unspoken moral declaration that wealth comes from good behavior and poverty comes from bad, and both financial conditions are the result of one’s character.

Listening in the Silence: Algernon Blackwood at 150

For Algernon Blackwood, the natural world is not just natural: it is animated, enchanted, redolent with presences most often detectable only apart from our five senses.

Raul: A Hip Hop EP about MAGA Hats and Deportation

Raul is about family, compassion, and patience. It’s about looking across the broken landscape of our world and considering how we may use the cross of Christ to bridge the prejudicial gaps of humanity.

Persuasion 161 | Hopeful Thinking, with Laura Turner

Guest Laura Turner joins Persuasion to discuss the challenge of hopeful thinking in this world of uncertainty.

Captain Marvel and the Importance of Telling Female Hero Stories

Women and girls must know they can be agents of change—that their voices are as loud and as true, their strength and dedication just as valued and valuable, as their male counterparts.

21 Grams, Woo Science, and the Quantum Soul

In 21 Grams there is a measure of redemption for each character, which invites us to toward a fuller sense of personhood through (quantum?) entanglement with the living God.

On Comics, Colliders, and Cave Pictures: An Interview with Mark Rodgers

Author Mark Rodgers sits down with Alan Noble to talk about writing a comic book inspired by E. M. Forster.

Persuasion 160 | Thinking Together

Erin and Hannah continue their Ready, Set, Think! series discussing aspects of individual and collective thinking.