How Well Does Star Trek: Discovery Reflect Real Humanity?

Two of our staff writers discuss the new Star Trek series.

VidAngel Let Me Remove the Sex from Game of Thrones, so Why Do I Still Feel Like a Pervert?

The VidAngel approach to Game of Thrones forced me to think critically about why I watch the things I do.

A Christ and Pop Culture Guide to the Fall 2017 TV Season

Christ and Pop Culture writers break down some upcoming TV shows that we’re looking forward to watching.

Bold in the City: Reflections on The Bold Type

The Bold Type has a not-very-subtle theme running through every episode: female empowerment for the modern millennial woman.

Netflix’s Atypical Explores How We Fail to Love Each Other

Netflix’s Atypical is not truly about a boy with autism. Rather, it’s about the way love ebbs and flows through every community.

American Ninja Warrior: Villains Need Not Apply

The real joy of shows like American Ninja Warrior comes from the simple delight of watching people who are good at something do the something they are good at.

Person of Interest: A.I.s and the ‘Quintessence of Dust’

Person of Interest recognizes our desire for belonging, love, and beauty, while simultaneously recognizing our wretchedness and legitimate doubts.

GLOW: Self-Help Empowerment or Exploitation in Disguise?

That’s the problem at the heart of both GLOW and many modern forms of promoting “women’s empowerment”: it’s false advertising.

The Man in the High Castle Explores Cultures of Death

What happens when the bad guys win? A TV show offers an illuminating answer to that question.

Zombies Among Us: iZombie Chows Down on Dehumanization

iZombie explores the dangers of dehumanization as Liz learns to humanize others by consuming their brains.

The Great British Baking Show: A Lesson in Image Bearing

The Great British Baking Show depicts what it looks like to embrace our unique identities and give them shape.

I’m Bidding Farewell to Nashville and Its Immoral Storytelling

The creative minds behind Nashville are squandering their talents by taking the easy way out instead of offering something true, good, and beautiful.

Insecure and the Need for More Authentic Friendships

We need friends who stretch us, who are willing to help us face hard truths about ourselves, and who love us enough to tell us when we are wrong.

RWBY and Leading with Contagious Joy

We want to build a sisterhood like RWBY, one that spreads seeds of its joyful community elsewhere or looks for it in others.

Attack on Titan, Overcoming Evil with Mercy

Season 2 of Attack on Titan is filled with actions that are incredibly hard to empathize with or understand.

Politics as Entertainment, Then and Now

There’s a long history that’s given us the expectation that our politics should entertain us.