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Media Diary (December 2018)

Some things I’ve enjoyed lately, in no particular order, and not necessarily only recent stuff: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Movie): So, so good Bear Brook (Podcast): Chilling Homecoming (TV): Loved the podcast, enjoying the show Roma (Movie): Still processing this, it was extremely powerful Believed (Podcast): Still listening through this (and being disturbed) on a…

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Media Diary (November 2018)

Some things I’ve enjoyed lately, in no particular order, and not necessarily only recent stuff: Enemies: The President, Justice & The FBI (TV): Can’t get enough of this They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead & The Other Side of The Wind (Movies): A great documentary about the “lost” final Orson Welles movie, along with the…

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Media Diary (October 2018)

Some things I’ve enjoyed lately, in no particular order, and not necessarily only recent stuff: Doctor Who (TV): In a surprise to nobody, she’s great Sold in America (Podcast): A fascinating look at sex trafficking in America Venom (Movie): Generally dumb, but surprisingly fun The Gateway (Podcast): Just started this, but it’s already scratching my…

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Media Diary (September 2018, Slightly Belated)

Some things I’ve enjoyed lately, in no particular order, and not necessarily only recent stuff: Dr. Death (Podcast): Terrifying that this could happen Forever (TV): Still in the middle of it, but I’m intrigued Fear: Trump in The White House (Book): Obviously Maniac (TV): Just started this, but I’m in Uncover: Escaping NXIVM (Podcast): Couldn’t…

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Media Diary (August 2018)

Some things I’ve enjoyed lately, in no particular order, and not necessarily only recent stuff: BlacKkKlansman (Movie): Fantastic and necessary Better Call Saul (TV): One of my favorites, and it’s getting more intense as it approaches the Breaking Bad timeline Slow Burn (Podcast): Loved the first season on Nixon, and loving this second season on…

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On Christian Echo Chambers

I wrote a few pieces last year about Christianity in the age of Trump, along with some thoughts on the precarious state of journalism, so while some of this “media silo” ground has been covered, lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the set of circumstances that unintentionally led so many otherwise caring and intelligent…

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Media Diary (July 2018)

Some things I’ve enjoyed lately, in no particular order, and not necessarily only recent stuff: Mission: Impossible — Fallout (Movie): Really fun, and I feel like this series is somehow getting better and better over time Who Is America? (TV): I can’t look away Ant-Man and The Wasp (Movie): Loved it, especially as an Infinity War chaser…

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Life Comes At You Fast

As of today, my wife and I have been married for 18 years (!), but we’ve been together for 21. As parents of children who think nothing of conjuring any song ever made out of thin air, or casually downloading multi-GB game patches, I thought I’d walk down memory lane and share a few screenshots…

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Media Diary (June 2018)

Some things I’ve enjoyed lately, in no particular order, and not necessarily only recent stuff: The Staircase (TV): Unbelievably strange, sad and riveting Evil Genius (TV): Ditto (this month was all about bizarre crime shows) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Movie): Not mind-blowing, but enjoyable, and I liked the haunted house vibe of the second half…

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