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Who are the Tethered? We dive into the latest Jordan Peele horror flick, Us. Plus: our thoughts on the first two episodes of his Twilight Zone reboot!

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Into the Spider-Verse with José Humphreys

José Humphreys returns to take us into the latest animated sensation, Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse. We explore this film that breaks ground in representation, animation and storytelling. In this Episode: 1 – Who loves Spider-Man? 13 – Into the Spider-Verse 25 – Critiques 29 – Animation 34 – Peter v Miles 41 – White Men […]

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Best Books of 2018

JR. reflects on his favorite reads of 2018. What were yours?

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Best Movies of 2018

A number of critics have opted for “Favorite Movies of the Year” in lieu of traditional “Best of” Lists. I’m following suit. I’m not a film critic, and I don’t really have the training to tell you why the cinematography of X or the sound design of Y elevates it about this other movie I […]

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Halloween 2018: On Surviving in 2018

Halloween 2018 is a marvelous new Slasher, effectively reinventing the genre for a new millennium.

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Welcome to the Sunlit Lands Episode 2

Join us as we explore how the Elenil were put in charge of the Sunlit Lands (according to the Elenil).

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BLACKkKLANSMAN, Charlottesville and Black Power

BLACKkKLANSMAN illustrates the vital difference between White Power rhetoric and Black Power rhetoric.

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The Awkward Promise of EIGHTH GRADE

The debut film from comedian Bo Burnham promises to explore “the most awkward year of your life.” EIGHTH GRADE delivers in spades – and that’s a really good thing.

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5 Ways Star Wars Shaped My Fantasy Novel “The Crescent Stone”

My first fantasy novel for young adults, “The Crescent Stone,” releases this August. It’s the first book in the Sunlit Lands trilogy, and tells the story of two teens, Madeline and Jason, who are catapulted (not literally) into a magical world where they must battle the forces of evil and their own preferences and desires […]

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The X-Files and the Transitive Property of Prayer

The latest season of the X-Files offers a profound meditation on the nature of prayer – even for those outside the faith!