Monthly Archives: July 2017

Arguments before Waterloo

An excerpt from Carl R. Trueman’s “Our Cultural Waterloo” recently posted to First Things: Colleges are where the battle for the minds of the next generation will take place. And Christian colleges cannot win merely by shouting Bible verses, however … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: The Joy of Waiting for Something

I love the perfect comedic timing (and silence) found in so many of Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes.  Today’s classic strip is another great example of it, as Calvin stares out into the backyard, probably thinking of nothing much beyond … Continue reading

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Life Outside

The summer has wound down, for the most part.  Learning, of course, never really ends. There’s always the fear, of course, that learning might not start . . . or that it gets suspended for a time.  And so this … Continue reading

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Ragnarok and Roll, Too

Only one other trailer was as surprising and exciting to see out of SDCC besides Justice League: Thor-Ragnarok.   What was exciting was how the trailer moved our understanding of the movie’s plot forward without giving too much away.  Turns … Continue reading

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Closer to the Tower

We’re just at a week until the release of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower.  The movie clocks in at just over an hour-and-a-half, which is a little concerning to me until I remember that The Gunslinger, the first book in … Continue reading

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Third-Season Legends

Strange to think that DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will start its third season in a couple of months.  The show’s first season was rough . . . rough and stilted.  Season two was a great recovery, with much better dialogue … Continue reading

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Back in a Flash (Fall 2017 Edition)

Even though we’re still a couple of months away from most fall-premiering television shows, events like San Diego Comic-Con have become a great excuse for premiering teasers and trailers.  Case in point: the trailer for the upcoming fourth season of … Continue reading

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The Thrill of Stranger Things

Of the many exciting trailers to come out of this past weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con, the latest trailer for the second season of Stranger Things sits high on the list.  This trailer, with great nods to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” makes … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Like Messy Rooms for Adults

Today’s Frazz by Jef Mallett.  Maybe there’s more to going to a driving range than just dealing with your anger. (image from

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“Twice Upon a Time”

Here’s today’s teaser release for the Doctor Who Christmas Special.  No River Song saying “spoilers” needed here.

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