The Book of Boba Fett ‌‌Recap:‌ And Now For Something Completely Different ‌(Episode‌s 5 & 6)‌ ‌

The people at Lucasfilm squeezed the epilogue of The Mandalorian’s second season into The Book of Boba Fett’s first.

Station Eleven: Why We Long for the Clarity of Disaster and the Safety of Home

Station Eleven focuses on the clarity that the pandemic’s disaster affords, and the way people re-make their sense of “home” after the damage.

The Book of Boba Fett ‌‌Recap:‌ The Market Made Me Do It ‌(Episode‌s 3 & 4)‌

Cast down the mighty. Send the rich away. Four episodes in, we’ve got our plot now.

Seeing and Believing 318 | The Power of the Dog

The Book of Boba Fett ‌‌Recap:‌ Who’s the Boss? ‌(Episode‌s 1 & 2)‌ ‌

Maybe this boss in a galaxy far, far away will actually get it right where others got it wrong.

1981 vs. 2021: Searching for Salvation

Reviewing the products of 1981 and 2021 reveals our desperate search for salvation from death… and salvation from modern daily life.

CAPC’s Most-Read Articles of 2021

Here’s what everyone was reading at Christ and Pop Culture in 2021.

Hawkeye ‌‌Recap:‌ Dawn of Justice ‌(Episode‌s 5 & 6)‌

The Hawkeye Scrooge faced his past, burned the suit, and gained something of a daughter in the process.

Hawkeye ‌‌Recap:‌ Out for Blood ‌(Episode‌s 3 & 4)‌ ‌

It’s an almost impossible task, to give up your right to another’s life.

Squid Game and the Good Samaritan: Solidarity and Compassion in a Competitive World

Squid Game shows us the value of sacrificial, compassionate action to our own life of faith, especially within a competitive, late capitalist society.

Hawkeye ‌‌Recap:‌ I Could Do This All Day! ‌(Episode‌s 1 & 2)‌ ‌

Now that Ronin is “out there” again, Clint can’t let the wrath reserved for Ronin fall on someone else, let alone a kid who needs his help. 

When “Tough Love” Isn’t Loving: Grace for Those on Their Last Chance

Last Chance U shows us that when our options are spent, when punishment doesn’t work, and when there’s little hope left, we need love and grace.

Breaking Bread: Midnight Mass and the Inversion of the Eucharist

When the God you preach is nothing more than a simulacrum of your own shadow, it’s easy to justify wrongs against the least of these for your own ends.

Nate the Not-So-Great: Character Development and Disappointing Viewer Expectations in Ted Lasso Season 2

Nate’s finally getting a taste of what it feels like to be on top, and he likes it. 

Ted Lasso and the Things Men Do Instead of Going to Therapy

All stories can and often do serve as a kind of therapeutic invitation—an opportunity to step out of our current experience and into the experiences of others, whether happy experiences we long to have, or painful experiences we’ve had and are struggling to make sense of.

LuLaRich and the Alluring Fantasy of MLMs

With an MLM, you give yourself over; you sell yourself to the business because you are the product. They make money off you and if you make any money, it’s off your downline.