Halloween: Satan doesn’t get any day

Some debates you just can’t ignore.  And with almost 62 million Google results for “the halloween debate”, we’re probably going to get some angry comments on this one. Pat Robertson calls it “the night of the devil.”  A certain conservative group insists that it was “conceived in evil” and is used to promote a fascination with [...]

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An Inadvertent Cult

On October 18, 2014, I was inducted into a cult against my will. But this cult is the most socially acceptable cult in America today, and my induction into it happened during one of the happiest moments of my life. What happened? My son Calvin was born, and I was inducted into the Cult of [...]

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Lunar Eclipse and Apocalypse

If it’s not cloudy where you live this morning, step outside and look at the moon. Don’t worry, I’ll wait. Isn’t that spectacular? This morning saw a total eclipse of the moon, and it was beautiful. In fact, if you saw it near ‘totality,’ you also saw it turn a somewhat shocking shade of orange [...]

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Loki: The Avengers Disassembled

SPOILER NOTE:  This is a review of a character from the 2012 film “The Avengers”.  It will contain spoilers.  I recommend avoiding this review until you’ve seen the film. “You think yourself above them.” “Well, yes.” “Then you miss the truth of ruling, brother.  The throne would suit you ill.” -Thor and Loki, The Avengers The Adopted [...]

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Gotham

The premiere of Gotham just finished, and already people are extolling its brilliance; it’s becoming clear that DC’s TV universe is a big deal.  Arrow is an undeniable hit, Gotham seems well on its way to achieving just as much as its older brother The Dark Knight, and the Flash and rumored Supergirl series have set many fans’ hearts aflutter. [...]

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