Country Music Battle: “Most People Are Good” vs. “People Are Crazy”

Does Luke Bryan’s “Most People Are Good” or Billy Currington’s “People Are Crazy” have better theology?

Can Tony Stark Make Guns and Love His Neighbor?

Iron Man successfully launches (Where The Incredible Hulk failed…) the Marvel universe on it’s prolific box office tirade.  We meet Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) at his snarkiest, firing off zingers as fast as he fires ballistic demonstrations for the military.  Life is fast-moving and freewheeling, until Stark is kidnapped by terrorists.  Total downer.  Talk aboutContinue reading “Can Tony Stark Make Guns and Love His Neighbor?”

Is Beautiful Writing Guilty of Wasting Our Time?

I’ve been on a science fiction kick lately, listening to Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Hyperion, and Ready Player One.  It’s been really fun. I have a confession to make –  I gave up on Hyperion, not because it was lame, but because the road was long.  I have a 45 minute commute andContinue reading “Is Beautiful Writing Guilty of Wasting Our Time?”

Groot: Firmly Rooted

In Guardians of the Galaxy we meet Groot.  He’s the powerful counterbalance to a surly raccoon named Rocket.  Groot is a giant tree-man, capable of fiercely violent force if it will protective his friends.  As cool as his root combat style is, Groot’s claim to fame is his predictable answer to all inquiries: “I amContinue reading “Groot: Firmly Rooted”