July 1, 2019

I sat down with Jake of the Top/Worst (Whatever) podcast to talk about our favorite role-playing games using the Powered by the Apocalypse game engine. We also delve into what makes the engine such a great basis for story-forward games.

Take a listen to the episode to h...

March 8, 2019

The Bored Ghost storygame podcast invited me back on to play Icarus, a game about the fall of great civilizations. We wove a story about a towering Martian city brought down by hubris, whaling, and experimental music.

In this game, I play Sarta Morningstar, the winningn...

November 21, 2018

Be bloody, bold, and resolute!

I'm back on the Bored Ghost podcast playing Fiasco—specifically, the "Break a Leg" playset. I play a jaded Shakespearean director named Timothy Thistleton Jr. What chaos will be unloosed by the characters' petty ambitions and poor imp...

October 10, 2018

My debut as gamemaster on a professionally-produced gaming/storytelling podcast, Bored Ghost! I run a scenario I devised using the game system Dread.

Dread is a game of horror and hope played with a Jenga tower. The Altered Saints are a band on the run from something si...

July 25, 2018

I sat down to record a conversation with Doxacast, the Christian sci-fi/fantasy podcast associated with Doxacon. We discussed the history of science fiction, the eugenic dangers of utopia, and the best religious science fiction. I also give a small preview of my upcomi...

May 28, 2018

I made another appearance on the podcast God and Comics, this accompanied by my wife Leah Libresco Sargeant, chatting with a geeky priest and deacon about the latest and greatest superhero epic, Avengers: Infinity War. One of the most interesting parts of the conversat...

December 27, 2017

I returned to God and Comics to talk about comic book origin stories. Which are our favorites? What trends in origin stories do we find upsetting? Are all retcons and retreads of origins bad? How does this all relate to God and the Incarnation?

Plus, as a third-time gue...

December 5, 2017

Haley Stewart and Christy Isinger brought me onto their podcast, Fountains of Carrots, to talk about season 2 of Stranger Things. We chatted about the show, its themes, and what it could teach us (especially those of us who are parents.) Here's what they wrote about th...

September 14, 2017

I stopped by First Things to record a podcast on Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire. Julia Yost and I discuss the moral universe of the book series (and the HBO show based on it), with some digressions into the neoconservatism of dragons and the way Westeros's...

August 19, 2017

I was a speaker at Doxacon 2017, a Christian sci-fi and fantasy convention in Washington, DC. 

My talk was about power & authority, Cap & Iron Man, and the whole moral architecture of the MCU. Find out why Tony Stark makes all the wrong sacrifices, what Captain America...

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