Bryne and JR. are joined by Clay Morgan of the StoryMen and Mikey Fissel of Reel World Theology to conduct a panel at the Baylor IFL Conference on Faith and Film. We explore the nature of possession films, and what they say about the Church and contemporary spirituality. A Q&A follows.
The StoryMen discuss what it means to be a fan. We talk Batman, the evolution of Geek culture and whether women get a fair shake in today’s Fandom.
In This Episode
0:00 – Episode 13, ROME, and Veronica Mars
8:00 – Superhero Television
12:00 – Geek Chic
18:00 – The Geekiest Thing Clay’s Done is…?
23:00 – Fandom Back in My Day
27:00 – The Geekiest Thing JR.’s Done is…?
31:00 – Will the Real Fan Please Stand Up?
36:30 – Are FanGIRLS Welcome?
47:00 – It’s a Good Time to be a Geek Episode Links
JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. In addition to exploring the wonders that are the Lone Star state, JR. is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church, a writer and blogger. His book, Empathy for the Devil, is available from InterVarsity Press. He's haunted by the Batman, who is in turn haunted by the myth of redemptive violence.