Persuasion 201 BONUS | Interview with Sam Perry

Listen to Hannah’s full interview with Sam Perry in this special members-only bonus episode!

Seeing and Believing 264 | Charlie Kaufman’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things and Carol Reed’s The Third Man

Kevin hosts guest critic Sarah Welch-Larson this week to review Charlie Kaufman’s latest brain-bender, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.”

Skyfall and Spectre: The Bonds of Family

It took Sam Mendes making Skyfall and Spectre to give us a Bond to whom we could all relate.

COVID-19 Is Our Monster and Our Mirror

COVID-19 has become our society’s most recent real-life monster.

Persuasion 201 | Taking America Back for God

Erin and Hannah talk about “Taking America back for God!” and the Christian nationalist perspective affecting our work for the common good.

What Do We Owe Each Other While We Wait for The Good Place?

In essence, “What are my rights?” is private and individual. “What do we owe one another?” is personal and communal. It’s to shift from “What do I deserve?” to “What is best for us?”

The Gospel in Dickens, Discount for CAPC Members

Christ and Pop Culture members receive a 30% discount on The Gospel in Dickens when they purchase from Plough.com.

Seeing and Believing 263 | Niki Caro’s Mulan and Rian Johnson’s Brick

Wade and Kevin take the plunge on the Disney+ exclusive Mulan and Brick, Rian Johnson’s 2006 film noire style debut.

Gardeners’ World and the Object of Attention

A good world that begs—and begets—attention is on display in Gardeners’ World.

The Performers We’ve Lost and the Stories They Carried

The deaths of young celebrities lead to collective shock and grief because of the unique roles performers hold in society.

Persuasion 200 | For God and Country? with Kaitlyn Schiess

Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson host Kaitlyn Schiess to kick off the fall series, For God and Country. Each episode will tackle an aspect of how faith and politics collide. PLUS >> Register to win a copy of Kaitlyn’s book!

Out of Many, One: What Jane the Virgin Can Teach Us about Immigration

We’ve forgotten (or refuse to see) that we are better because of our diversity, because we are a nation of immigrants, and because our collective experiences make us stronger.

Seeing and Believing 262 | Bill and Ted Face the Music and Roman Polanski’s Chinatown

Wade and Kevin review Bill and Ted Face the Music then balance out the frivolity with the somber neo-noir classic Chinatown.

Alvin Kelly and the Flagpole Sitters of the 1920s: They Weren’t Sick, but They Weren’t Well…

It was the 1920s, and it felt like humanity could do anything—and it took the opportunity to do really stupid stuff, like pass off urinals as art, chase after nascent fascism, and—yes—sit around on flagpoles for days at a time.

Persuasion 199 | Getting By… with Luke T. Harrington

Erin and Hannah host Luke T. Harrington to discuss the importance of humor and how our faith can actually be strengthened when we learn to take ourselves—and life—a little less seriously.