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 22, 2017

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi is an excellent addition to the Star Wars canon, precisely because it is not cowed by its predecessors. Instead, the new film is a surprising, occasionally subversive continuation of the saga—and a film designed to get at the heart of what mak...

December 11, 2017

"Now, there are ways that Cushing’s digital resurrection is not so different from techniques used in other Star Wars films. Guy Henry wore the mask of Grand Moff Tarkin; puppets and masks were used to give life to characters in the first three films. Is the 2016 versio...

December 8, 2017

"When I was learning about Catholicism, as an Anglican in the process of converting, Mary was a sticking point. Yes, of course Jesus’s mother was “full of grace,” as the angel had said, and therefore worthy of admiration. But why did the Church teach that she was conce...

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...

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