Empathy, Compassion, and Giving Back in the Geek Community

Dungeons and Dragons is a game deeply rooted in empathy; seeing it used to urge compassion should inspire us all.

In Search of the Common Good by Jake Meador, Free for CAPC Members

Modern man and woman are acting out lives bereft of meaning, wonder, and purposeful work. Meador posits a better way, offering a vision of life and community that draws us more deeply to one another, to our Creator, and more deeply to ourselves.

Seeing and Believing 213 | Andre Ovredal’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Our Top 5 Films of 2009

Gather around the campfire, as we revisit Andre Ovredal’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and the Top 5 films from 2009.

Believing the Unbelievable in Amazon’s Good Omens

Herein lies a tricky challenge for the Christian viewer of Good Omens: how comfortable am I suspending disbelief to enjoy an imagined story that flirts with my most preciously held beliefs? 

The Monster at the End of this Book, Arrival, and How Nonlinear Stories Help Us Think

If you know there is a monster at the end of the story, it takes great bravery to turn those pages.

Seeing and Believing 212 | Lulu Wang’s The Farewell and Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir

Seeing & Believing features something (slightly) old and something (very) new with the two semi-autobiographical films being reviewed on this episode.

Literary B-Sides, the Legacy of T. S. Eliot, and Kenotic Art

It would seem that T. S. Eliot left an unequivocally Christian literary legacy. But did he?

Mythos & Ink Academy Fantasy and Sci-Fi Writing Course, Discounted for CAPC Members

“Novel Structure According to Harry Potter” is a ten-week course designed to instruct in the storytelling prowess of J. K. Rowling, using Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone as the case study.

Seeing and Believing 211 | Once Upon a Time…. in Hollywood and Them That Follow

Wade and Kevin review Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film, “Once Upon A Time…. In Hollywood” and then take the country roads to review “Them That Follow.”

Strange Flourishing: The Christian Moment in Twentieth-Century British Literature

Hepburn’s book examines the major resurgence of orthodox Christian faith among British writers in mid-20th century.