Monthly Archives: May 2020

Sunday’s Best: House of Cards

This week’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend has a nice, sibling-centric gag.  Amazing what a little (or a lot) of glue can do. (image from gocomics.com)

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Previewing the Hall

We’re two episodes into the first season of Stargirl on the DC Universe app and the CW.  The show has wonderfully paced and well-acted.  It’s also doing a good job of balancing the past and the future.  In this TVLine-exclusive … Continue reading

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Endings, Beginnings, and Endings

Today was one of those days, usual for late May but particularly potent this year, where the endings and beginnings of things kind of roll into one.  Part of it for me is because I end classes with seniors earlier … Continue reading

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Two Years All at Once

After some technical difficulties Wednesday night, I was finally able to catch the season seven premiere of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.  This season finds Coulson and crew traveling through the past . . . and possibly looking at key moments … Continue reading

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The Medium and the Messenger

Video conferencing has become the norm for anyone working or learning from home these days.  And while I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue doing things that I love, I’m also interested in seeing how others might catalog the experience.  … Continue reading

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Promising Forward

A few weeks ago Andy Crouch and the folks at Praxis wrote about the importance of promises moving forward from Our Current Moment.  I wrote about it here.  Alan Jacobs recently picked up on the same thread for a piece … Continue reading

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Summer’s Start

Without a new movie from Marvel to mark the occasion, the responsibility falls back to Memorial Day weekend to unofficially “kick off” the summer season.  On some level, it’s a very different Memorial Day for many, as this Frazz strip … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Q to 12

Because Calvinball. “Olly-wolly polliwoggy ump-bumpfizz!” indeed. (image from gocomics.com)

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Ten Years Moved On

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the series finale of LOST.  It’s been a few years since I watched the show the whole way through, but I drop in to particular episodes or moments from time to time.  In honor … Continue reading

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“You’re Catching It”

I’m one of many looking forward to the day that we can walk back into a movie theater and be entranced by big stories told on large screens.  One movie that could kick things off for the season is Christopher … Continue reading

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