WandaVision Recap: Shocking and Fantastic (Episode 7)

Wanda is no longer the picket fence housewife performing community magic shows. No. She’s the pajama-clad matriarch who knows her life is a mess.

WandaVision Recap: Unleash Hell, Demon Spawn! (Episode 6)

Pietro doesn’t mind if he leads Wanda back to the moral question of Westview, so long as she never acts on it. 

WandaVision Recap: Growing Pains (Episode 5)

If Wanda really is in control, then that means she’s more powerful than we’ve ever realized.

WandaVision Recap: What the Blip! (Episode 4)

This week’s WandaVision takes us back to MCU’s most iconic event: Back when Bruce Banner un-Blipped every Blipped being back to their bereaved baes.

WandaVision Recap: Whatever Happened Happened (Episode 3)

Whatever is happening, the world as I tend to frame it is far too small; my conception of it, too limiting.

WandaVision Recap: A Grief Observed (Episodes 1 & 2)

WandaVision is zany and funny and nostalgic, with occasional bursts of creepiness and dread.

The Mandalorian Recap: I Am Your Father (Season 2, Episode 8)

In the untrained hands of one so powerful as Grogu, the Force is a recipe for calamity.

The Mandalorian Recap: Sacrificing the Sacred (Season 2, Episode 7)

We’ve had to do what we’ve had to do, which meant saying goodbye, for a time, to the good things—even some of the sacred things—in order to survive.

The Mandalorian Recap: Boba Fight! (Season 2, Episode 6)

This episode did for Boba Fett what Rogue One did for Darth Vader.

The Mandalorian Recap: A Child by Any Other Name (Season 2, Episode 5)

My favorite idea of any Star War is when that dusty old Jedi teaching is shredded and burned to the ground.

The Mandalorian Recap: Guns and Ships (Season 2, Episode 4)

And so it came to pass that in one fell swoop, the showrunners connected The Mandalorian to the worst ideas of the prequel and sequel trilogies.

The Mandalorian Recap: The Way Is Not This Way (Season 2, Episode 3)

Even if your inward-facing, self-replicating church—or Mandalorian group, for that matter—never becomes a cult, in my experience, it can (and does) start to get weird.

The Mandalorian Recap: Safety Not Guaranteed (Season 2, Episode 2)

Look, I’m not a youth pastor, but if I were, I would tell you teens that just as the wages of sin is death, the wages of eating a Frog Lady’s eggs means getting eaten alive by a thousand baby space spiders.

The Mandalorian Recap: Put on Your Mean Faces (Season 2, Episode 1)

But The Mandalorian also really really wants to delight and tickle its Star Wars fanbase. To a fault.

How Christians Deal with the Loss of Time

Why do I feel a jot of sadness when I drive past the cornfield that now occupies the space where my childhood home once stood?

Strange Negotiations: The David Bazan Documentary

Strange Negotiations peels the curtain back to show the emotional and relational cost that this seemingly successful business model extracted from David Bazan.