Reading: “Chrindie” Music, Sufjan Stevens, Protecting Kids from Porn, Parks and Recreation, Coptic Martyrs, and more
Also: Jeffrey Overstreet discusses prayer songs, transhumanism as gnosticism, and more.
Reading: Farewell Jon Stewart, American Horror Story, Marvel’s “Infinity Gauntlet” Saga, ISIS and American History, and Shamed on Social Media
Also: The music industry’s production tricks, crowdsourcing’s fatal flaw, Tarkovskian video games, Kendrick Lamar’s new single, adoption, a better Facebook community, and more.
Reading: Critiquing Anonymous, Washing the Dead, 4AD Essentials, Celebrating Nebraska, Thanksgiving Politics & More
Also: Tired of introverts, think before you post kid photos, essential 4AD songs, outer space, learning from Satanists, Spirited Away’s beauty, and secular responses to sacred art.