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Stunt Food and the Desire for Perpetual Novelty

Stunt food, pursued in the name of novelty, turns out to be more of the same old, same old.

Seeing and Believing 110: An Interview with Josh Larsen and a Review of Patty Jenkins’s Wonder Woman

This week, Wade and Kevin review the hotly anticipated Wonder Woman to see whether Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot can right the ship for the DC Cinematic Universe.

The CaPC 25 for 2017 Episode 11: The Nintendo Switch, A Crow Looked at Me, and Underground Railroad

This week the Nintendo Switch, music album ‘A Crow Looked at Me’, and the fiction novel ‘Underground Railroad’ vie for a place on the CaPC25 for 2017.

Missing the Point: Anne with an E Is Something Else

A sense of who Anne is and a certain integrity about her portrayal is necessary if she is to matter at all.

On DAMN., Kendrick Wrestles Without Resolution

Kendrick’s latest album offers less resolution for his fans. And that’s okay.

Persuasion 99: Next Door Strangers

Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson dissect how modern life has changed the way we interact with those we might call our next door strangers.

Tearing Down the Statue of Liberty

Politically, I came of age in the mid-90s, and I have never forgotten the horror of Rwanda.

Seeing and Believing 109: David Michod’s War Machine and Netflix’s Master of None

Wade and Kevin take on Netflix with a review of originals David Michod’s ‘War Machine’ and Master of None Season 2.

Gray Jedi and the Loss of Faith in Star Wars

The concept of Gray Jedi appeals to a generation that wants spirituality without religion; for that reason, it represents a deterioration of the Star Wars mythology.

A Brief History of Snake Handling, in Case the Common Communion Cup Isn’t Enough of a Health Hazard for You

The story goes that Hensley wandered out into the wilderness to seek God’s will, which he was pretty sure would involve snakes.

CAPC Magazine, May 2017: Soul Sisters

Sisterhood truly is a powerful force.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Rethinks Regret

In the fourth season, the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are forced to face one of their greatest foes yet: their own regrets.

The CaPC Digest 81: Moving Past the Purity Movement with Rebecca Calhoun

Drew and Tyler chat with Rebecca Calhoun about her recent article, Moving Past the Purity Movement.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Explores the Many Lies We Believe

In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, we see the consequences of denying truth.

The Disabled Sainthood of Speechless

The show refuses to follow the “inspirationally disadvantaged” cliché found in lots of fiction that features disabled characters.

Fate/Zero and the (Un)holy Grail

Fate/Zero provides us a tragic story of idolatry straight from the playbook of scripture.