Put it in a Letter

After my father died in January I had his mail forwarded to me.  There wasn’t much.  He was a long-retired mailman and an increasingly hermetic widower of seven years.  By August it had become a trickle of fundraising pleas from … Continued

Trump and the Evangelical Imagination

Evangelicals want their city on a hill to be a gated community. This tension between the desire to transform the world and to retreat from it always ends with seclusion the victor. Understanding this impulse sheds light on the political … Continued

Icelandic Everything

Hello internet audience. How are you at this moment? Because I’m quite excited to give you a pre-recorded review, and you might ask yourself “Pre, what quite exquisitely beautiful review do you have for us on this day?” I’ll tell … Continued

A Pre-recored Playlist for the Savvy Listener

Hello internet audience. I have something quite special for you… No not a review that would make me look productive, sorry. Today I have a good-looking pre-recorded playlist for you, and as always it has a theme. This playlist’s theme … Continued

Aight, I’m back

The best way for me to come back is with a great playlist. This playlist features someone that I recently discovered called Sorority Noise. Then we have something that makes me extremely excited: a Red Hot Chili Peppers single that … Continued

Lionel Barrymore’s Pants (Uncredited)

Lionel Barrymore, part of the vast Barrymore acting dynasty, including our very own Drew Barrymore, remains best known for his role as Henry Potter in It’s a Wonderful Life. The wheelchair Barrymore occupies in that movie served as no mere prop; for … Continued

The Weezerest of Weezer Albums

Goodness me. Weezer came out with a spectacular new album named Weezer (The White Album). I see what they did there, and I love it, Let’s get right into the review. This album explores so many Weezer things, like talking about … Continued

Pre-recorded Messages Playlist

Oh, hello there. Apparently I make playlists now. This one is great for after work relaxing with some wine (If that’s your thing; I’m more of a Mountain Dew guy). just some easy listening. Caution: this playlist includes what the … Continued