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Civil War? Thor would fight but he’s, um, busy?

Ever wonder where Thor was during Marvel’s Civil War? The studio released a special feature to explain.

SO EXCITED FOR THE NEW STAR WARS MOVIE

What is your bidding… my master?

Why you didn’t see Ben-Hur 2016 even though it’s a great movie

The new Ben-Hur movie may be bombing at the box office, but does that mean it’s a bad film?

The Thing vs. The Fly

For Don’t Split Up! EpisodesThe gang investigates two classics that prove remakes aren’t always bad: THE THING from 1982 and THE FLY from 1986. Both films use the loss of bodily identity to explore deeper horrific themes. What did we make of them? Listen in!

Stranger Things

A bonus episode! We explore the Netflix hit STRANGER THINGS. Why does everyone love this Stephen Spielberg meets Steven King show so much? PLUS get an exclusive look at a brand new project from horror author Orrin Grey and illustrator MS Corley!

Capeville unboxing!

Matt opens the first proof of CAPEVILLE: Death of the Black Vulture!

Anthropoid matters because of what it gets right

Anthropoid won’t get the buzz of a summer blockbuster, but you won’t find too many movies with a more significant message this year.

Is Unethical Good Enough?

When rhetoric ratchets up, we risk miscommunicating our position in favor of enflaming passion. Can distinguishing between moral and ethical concerns help us hear one another better?

Review: Underground Airlines and Lovecraft Country

Two amazing books you should pick up and read!

Olympics, The Cuckoo’s Calling & Dawn of the Red Beer

This week’s picks include some amazing athletes in Rio de Janeiro, J.K. Rowling’s alter-ego, and a tasty beverage to enjoy this summer.

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Another Dead Person of Color

What did he do to deserve it?

A Father’s Day Blessing

This is a great blessing: that a child might remember one simple act of loving kindness.

Little Lords On Streets of Coal

This is a tale about growing up in a place and time. You might not get hockey, but if you were ever a child who dreamed, this story is for you.

George Washington and the well-fed, well-housed slave

Have you heard this story about George Washington?

Another Dead Person of Color

What did he do to deserve it?

A Prayer of Lament for Dallas

A prayer of lament in the wake of the violence the week following the 4th of July 2016. It’s patterned from Lamentations 1, Psalm 94 and 2 Corinthians 4. It was written to lead into communion.

Anthropoid matters because of what it gets right

Anthropoid won’t get the buzz of a summer blockbuster, but you won’t find too many movies with a more significant message this year.

Further reflections on George Washington and slavery

Some thoughts about George Washington and his slaves….

George Washington and the well-fed, well-housed slave

Have you heard this story about George Washington?

Civil War? Thor would fight but he’s, um, busy?

Ever wonder where Thor was during Marvel’s Civil War? The studio released a special feature to explain.

SO EXCITED FOR THE NEW STAR WARS MOVIE

What is your bidding… my master?

Why you didn’t see Ben-Hur 2016 even though it’s a great movie

The new Ben-Hur movie may be bombing at the box office, but does that mean it’s a bad film?

Olympics, The Cuckoo’s Calling & Dawn of the Red Beer

This week’s picks include some amazing athletes in Rio de Janeiro, J.K. Rowling’s alter-ego, and a tasty beverage to enjoy this summer.

Stranger Things, The Night Of & The Infiltrator

This week’s picks include a Netflix run at Goonies-like nostalgia, one of the best TV pilots you’ll ever see, and a solid true crime flick with Bryan Cranston on the right side of the drug trade.

Star Trek, Finders Keepers & The Fall

This week’s picks include Agent Scully as you’ve never seen her before, one of the best literary sequels I’ve read in years, and a return to the ultimate sci-fi universe.

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