Oct 28, 2014
Reading: U2’s “Unforgettable Fire,” Beauty & Suffering, “Pulp Fiction,” Pedophiles, Gamergate & more
Also: The problem of online moderation and misogyny, loving your hometown, hunting down time travelers, my favorite horror movie, and friendships between atheists and believers.
Oct 15, 2014
Reading: Traveling in Japan, Lovecraftian Racism, Shrinking Netflix, Farewell to Sports, Online Trolls Keep Winning & more
Also: Managing childbirth expectations, online assumptions, reviving Star Trek, Left Behind flaws, and David Bazan.
Oct 6, 2014
Reading: Facebook’s Experiments, Ello’s Value, Revisiting Mac OS 9, Recommending “The Road,” Your Brain on Video Games & More
Also: Movie theaters vs. movie studios, MST3K and the Gospel, the problem with prequels, the history of hold music, and censoring classic works of art.
Sep 29, 2014
Reading: The Death Star’s Physics, Celebrating Studio Ghibli, Doctor Who Philosophy, Nick Cave’s “20,000 Days” & More
Also: The necessity of deceptive technology, ethical clicking, Reddit’s moral dilemma, Ghost in the Shell, and why Dungeons & Dragons still matters.
Aug 26, 2014
Reading: Movies & Your Brain, Beyoncé vs. Sofia, Don’t Call Me “Bro,” Escher Girls, The Simpsons’ Legacy & more
Also: The story behind a new HTML tag, Facebook damages public discourse, developing virtue, and leaked nude celebrity pics.
Aug 8, 2014
Reading: Weird Al’s Halftime Show, Facebook & OKCupid, Terminator Spoilers, Shoegaze Revival & More
Also: Nobody likes Richard Dawkins, dealing with Gungor’s doubts, and C.S. Lewis’ importance.
Jul 26, 2014
Reading: Ikiru, a Bible Redesign, The Simpsons, Myers-Briggs, Leaving Facebook, Soccer & more
Also: A shoegazer documentary, the thin line between public and private, debating the salvation of extraterrestrials, and remembering the F-14 Tomcat.
Jul 4, 2014
Reading: Brendan Eich Fallout, Commenters, Google, Twee Revolution, Frozen, Instagram & more
Jun 30, 2014
Reading: Raising Daughters, The Slender Man, Typography, Church Abuse, Hayao Miyazaki & More
Also: BuzzFeed quizzes, the coder’s high, Google’s new design aesthetic, understanding Genesis in its cultural context, and more.
Aug 11, 2013
What happens to a blog when the blogger is sick for two weeks?
It’s amazing how much time you find to read when you have no energy to write.
Mar 27, 2012
Two Stories of Human Suffering and Strength
One comes from North Korea, the other from Mauritania.
May 6, 2011
Doctor Who, Bad Movies, Scientists & Religion, Sci-Fi & Sex, Blockbuster’s Passing & More
Doctor Who, intentionally bad movies, scientists and religion, pop music’s Ibiza-fication, humanity’s fate, sci-fi and strange sex, politics and the Church, Christians and suffering, music’s increasing narcissism, and the passing of Blockbuster Video.