Cole Burgett’s The Lost Son: The Horror of an Unabsolved Homecoming

An homage to classic horror radio plays, this limited audio series asks, “What if the father had rejected the prodigal son upon his return?”

Seeing and Believing 355 | Black Adam & 28 Days Later

Kevin and Sarah review Black Adam, the DC Comics passion project of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Then, 28 Days Later for the Watchlist segment.

The Scandal of Reading 4 | Claude Atcho on Hurston’s Moses, Man of the Mountain

Jessica Wilson is joined by Claude Atcho to discuss Zora Neale Hurston’s 1938 novel, Moses, Man of the Mountain.

The Endless Now: Sacrificing the Comfort of Stasis in Xenoblade Chronicles III

In telling a story about surrender and suffering in the service of hope, Xenoblade Chronicles III invites its players into the practice of sacrifice.

“Mark the Music” and the Dance: A Meditation on Cosmic Joy

Creation was made to love, and through love one lives his or her life, dancing in harmony with God and nature.

I Got Richard Pryor’s Help Moving

Moving provided humorous distraction, while reminding me that some also have to deal with the demon of discrimination while relocating.

Seeing and Believing 354 | TÁR and Opening Night

Kevin and Sarah spend some time with two spectacular performances in two separate movies about two singular women.

The Scandal of Reading 3 | Joy Clarkson on Vodolazkin’s Laurus

Jessica Hooten Wilson and Joy Clarkson to discuss Eugene Vodolazkin’s novel, Laurus discussing themes of trauma and imitation of Christ.

Seeing and Believing October Bonus | Blonde

In this bonus episode, Sarah and Kevin review Andrew Dominik’s Blonde, which adapts Joyce Carol Oates’ 2000 novel of the same name.

Star Wars: Andor ‌‌Recap:‌ What Radicalized You? (Season 1, Episodes 4-6)

We’ve yet to see the event that transforms Andor from a poor survivalist into a spy willing to die (and kill) for the Rebellion. 

Time For Practice: A Coach’s Box October Sports Roundup

Reflecting on some of the biggest headlines currently gripping the sports world.

The Pains and Joys of Creation: Thoughts from Anne Bradstreet and J.R.R. Tolkien

Why do we continue creating when we are met with the heartbreak of our own imperfections?

Seeing and Believing 353 | Till & Killer of Sheep

Kevin and Sarah review Chinonye Chukwu’s film Till, Then for the Watchlist, Charles Burnett’s debut feature film, Killer of Sheep.

Of Monsters and Men: Classic Horror DNA in Marvel’s Werewolf by Night

In the age of the “gritty” anti-hero, rare is the genre story that begins with the assumption that evil is real and must be dealt with.

Why Kanye’s “White Lives Matter” Provocation Is Wrong

Messages need to deal in facts and the consequences of history—two things Ye is willfully and utterly unconcerned about.

Nothing but the Truth: The Enduring Appeal of Loretta Lynn

Instinctively, Loretta Lynn seemed to sense that music goes even deeper than hopes and dreams and ideals.