Monthly Archives: March 2017

Christ Our Carpenter

I vaguely remember a coming of age ceremony done in my church by a couple of the dads with their teenage sons. They read some book about chivalry and Christian knighthood and at the end of it held a knighting ceremony in some suburban park gazebo. I picture a teen there, kneeling in polo and khaki shorts, receiving his sword

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Pop Culture Apologists

Online video essayists exist to make you feel good about your ravenous consumption of entertainment. But their work is not inherently a waste of time. It is good to reflect on pop culture. It is good to listen to people who are better at examining cultural works and trends than you are yourself. But do not delude yourself: these people are

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