Category Archives: Religion

Christ And Film

The impressive box office of Son of God has led to renewed discussion about the depiction of Christ in film. M. P. Turner of the Daily Beast didn’t care for the most recent films or earlier cinematic takes on new … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 19 2013 Edition

Cracked reminds us that the world isn’t all that bad, compared to that horrible place called the past. Paul Waldman of the American Prospect considers the issue of morally compromised art, and the impact on the upcoming Ender’s Game adaptation, … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 16 2013 Edition

An evangelical minister demonstrated an unfamiliarity with pop culture and copyright law with the cover of his new book. It’s a bit odd to have a minister with a closed twitter account. Conor Friedersdorf notes that a Hillary Clinton presidency (and … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 14 2013 Edition

The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that a knowledge of English can not be a requirement to serve on a jury. A close reading of the state constitution will reveal that it’s the technically correct decision. It’s an interesting example of … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 11 2013 Edition

There seems to be an opening in the 2016 Republican presidential primary for the Santorum slot, the candidate of social conservatives who flocked to Santorum in 2012, Huckabee in 2008 and George W Bush in 2000. Rebecca Cusey of Patheos … Continue reading

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August 11 2013 Round-Up

Funny idea on Bleeding Cool: What if Fox’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen brought together characters from Fox TV shows? It’s not particularly clever to note the low chance of a shark attack, but there’s another way of looking at it: … Continue reading

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First Weekend of August Round-Up

Jack Kirby’s Argo art sold better than expected. The cover for Dark Knight Returns #2 went for over half a million dollars. The original art market interests me, just because I think it’s really going to explode in the future. The most interesting man … Continue reading

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