By striking it down, Rian Johnson helped ensure that Star Wars could become more powerful than we can possibly imagine.
We need to get over any notion we might have that online services like Netflix are neutral platforms, or platforms that care about us.
Once again, the moral failure at the heart of American Christianity is exposed for all to see.
Also, let’s talk about what’ll happen in season 3 and why the series is so affecting to begin with.
In light of his death, some have examined Hugh Hefner’s legacy and found it deeply wanting.
Dirk Serries’ acclaimed ambient project underwent some pretty dramatic shifts as evidenced by these early recordings.
What happens when we make ourselves the highest goal of our own existence?
Think of a webpage as a collection of discrete, self-contained blocks of content — and edit it accordingly.
It’s a stretch to say that “religion basically no longer exists” in the Star Trek universe.
Or, some random thoughts about Wonder Woman, inclusivity, and how women are objectified in movies.
The demolition of my childhood home and the impermanence of memory.
Art can be transcendent — but enjoying it in spite of the artist’s flaws and transgressions can be difficult.
These films typify “the sadness of things.”
2016 sucked in many ways. But there was beautiful music to be heard in the midst of the year’s ugliness.
Pop culture nerdery won’t save the union but it could help us understand each other a little better.
Also, some more thoughts about why, exactly, the show is so powerful and endearing for me.
If the Bible has room for Job, Psalm 88, and Lamentations, then the Church’s music should have room for such content, too.
As I’ve heard more stories from folks my age about their church experiences, I realize how fortunate I was as a kid.
These songs may not have been in my top picks but they still deserve notice in their own right.
Sleepy trip-hop, atmospheric indie-electronic, religious experimental folk, harrowing post-punk/EBM, mournful folk & experimental electronic rock.