Author Archives: awtraughber

The Bluths Meet the Skywalkers?

How have I missed this for three weeks?  It’s a brilliant cut and narration by Ron Howard, who brings together two of the best “family” franchises in a great way. I’ll be back later tonight for a quick review of … Continue reading

Posted in Internet, Movies, Television | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Final Exam Equivocations

Today was a classroom wrap for me.  The tests have been graded, paperwork turned in, and final questions asked.  Now it’s a matter of one more chapel and beginning the planning for next year.  But there are still tests and … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching | Leave a comment

Every Breaking Wave Again

I’ve been holding onto this one for a while, if only because I keep planning on doing a “best of Songs of Innocence and Experience” list.  This is one of my favorites, for sure. You kind of get the sense … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Turn of the Calendar Page

Yesterday marked the end of the Easter season.  A week and a half after marking the ascension of Jesus, the church celebrates the day of Pentecost, a commemoration of the birth of the church through the presence of the Holy … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Life in the Fifth Act | Leave a comment

Sunday’s Best: No Genetic Fallacy Here

Because how something starts sometimes has absolutely nothing with how something ends up.  Today’s classic Calvin and Hobbes strip by Bill Watterson: (image from gocomics.com)

Posted in Comics | Leave a comment

“Goodbye Forever; See You Tonight”

So my friends and I are a chunk of the way through the “remixed” season four of Arrested Development.  “Fateful Consequences” is a re-edited version of the season that saw most of the key actors making individual episodes, which didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Television | Tagged | Leave a comment

Season’s Endings

The spring season of television is coming to an end.  You can always tell because of the big Survivor finale, which is next Wednesday.  Tonight Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD came to a fifth season conclusion titled “The End” (just in … Continue reading

Posted in Television | Tagged , | Leave a comment