"Django Unchained" asks if America has Grown Up

Who’s that there stumbling around in the dark? The question, from a slaver’s lips, opens Quinten Tarantion’s newest and most audacious film to date, Django Unchained. The film [...]

Top Posts of 2012

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Best of 20122012 is coming to a close, and as usual looking back over my to 10 posts is mostly an exercise in film reviews. But the few surprises are [...]

The Christmas Peace

Luke establishes the birth of Jesus as a showdown between two kingdoms: God’s and Rome’s. By the time Jesus was born, Augustus had been ruling as the first Roman Emperor for over 20 [...]

The Christmas Lamb

When I was in high school, I worked for a gas station called QuikTrip. It was pretty much the best high school job a guy could want. QuikTrip is open 24/7/365, which means it’s one of the [...]