Category Archives: Internet

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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The Drive to Easy-Everywhere

A few weeks ago I spent some time reflecting on some of the high points of Andy Crouch’s The Tech-Wise Family.  It is, in my opinion, a book that everyone should read, Christian or not, single or married.  The folks … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Frazz and the Prescient Pronouncement

There’s something so imminently true about today’s Frazz comic that its eery and a bit discomfiting. (image from gocomics.com)

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Notes for Navigation

When news of the recent Executive Order concerning refugees and immigration broke, I quickly turned to some of my favorite news sites to get a better understanding of things.  One of my favorite bloggers, Rod Dreher, posted nothing.  Part of … Continue reading

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We Don’t Get to Know Everything

One of the more fun and upbeat tracks of the Avett Brothers’ True Sadness is “Smithsonian.”  It feels a little slower in this live performance last year in Nashville, but it still shows energetic artistry that is always good to … Continue reading

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Non-Curiosity, the New Standard?

Seth Godin asked a good question today of contemporary culture and our relationship with curiosity: The bestselling novel of 1961 was Allen Drury’s Advise and Consent. Millions of people read this 690-page political novel. In 2016, the big sellers were … Continue reading

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Sherlock and the Posthumous Game (or There’s Something About Mary)

Last night saw the premiere of the fourth (and many assume final) series of Sherlock on Masterpiece Mystery.  Perhaps its a repeat of my thoughts on Doctor Who‘s Christmas special, where absence has made the heart grow fonder.  I can’t … Continue reading

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