Casting Out Devils from D&D

D&D gives you practice in being a good neighbor.

Seeing and Believing 351 | The Woman King & Zero Dark Thirty

It’s War Movie Week on the podcast with The Woman King, and then Kathryn Bigelow’s controversial 2012 movie Zero Dark Thirty.

Predator Turns 35: A Look Back at Sci-Fi’s Most Subversive Creature Feature

The franchise offers a strange meditation on modern conceptions of masculinity, and how those have evolved in the past thirty-five years.

The Office as Purgatory

The show’s creators eventually begin to portray The Office as purgatory rather than hell.

Star Wars: Andor ‌‌Recap:‌ Against the Wall (Season 1, Episodes 1-3)

This isn’t your father’s Star Wars, and it’s not your six-year-old’s either.

Seeing and Believing 350 | Don’t Worry Darling & The Last of the Mohicans

Kevin and Sarah take on two historical dramas this week: Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling, and Michael Mann’s The Last of the Mohicans.

The Chiefs and the Chargers Reveal the Value of Perseverance

Perseverance and practice are both necessary to find a way to compete—let alone excel—at the highest levels of competition.

How Partisan Politics Interferes with Our Moviegoing Discernment

If we don’t cultivate careful discernment, our political biases may lead to confusion, anger, and even a rejection of what we see and hear.

The Scandal of Reading | An Introduction

Professor Jessica Hooten Wilson is joined by Claude Atcho and Austin Carty to discuss reading and thinking about great fiction.

Seeing and Believing 349 | The Silent Twins & The Savages

Sarah and Kevin dive into the new biopic The Silent Twins. For the Watchlist segment, Kevin introduces Sarah to The Savages.

Amish Christian Romance and Unread Books

When we tried to force a change and remove the Amish romance novels, everyone lost.

Daughters and Daddies: Giving Louise, Eleven, and Kamala the Confidence They Need

These daughters beat themselves up, lost their self-assurance, and lacked a true sense of who they were, but their fathers guided them toward the truth.

Christ-Love and the Law in The Gilded Age

In The Gilded Age, Marian’s choice to love like Christ means actively putting aside the Law that society has tried to inculcate in her.

The Summer I Turned Pretty: Learning to Find Hope in the Midst of Tragedy

Whether it be heartbreak, love triangles, or personal tragedy, Amazon’s series reminds us that hope can reach us in our hardships.

Seeing and Believing 348 | The Rings of Power & Over the Garden Wall

Sarah and Kevin, two unabashed Tolkien nerds, discuss the first two episodes of the new Lord of the Rings TV series, The Rings of Power.

Knocking on Heaven’s Door: Finding Eden within Time

True joy that brings contentment resides here with us, right now, in this very moment.