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Everyday Liminality

Dec 3, 2019

Objectively speaking, Christmas movies are the worst. Artistically, cinematically, creatively... they're just not good. And yet, we love to watch them every year. What is it that we like about them, and how might they be better?


Nov 26, 2019

Sometimes movies get the cast exactly right. Sometimes... we wonder how a movie would be different with a reimagined cast. 


Nov 19, 2019

The other day, I finished a book that was wholly unsatisfying. I thought I was reading a mystery when in fact I was reading a tragedy. Sometimes, our art and entertainment throws us a curveball, giving us something that we didn't want or expect.

In this episode, Br. Tito and Fr. Casey discuss how works like this can...


Nov 11, 2019

Sometimes, things have to come to an end. What makes a good series finale?


Nov 5, 2019

Some of the most exciting works of art and entertainment are that of the "quest," where characters journey to complete heroic tasks and overcome obstacles. But not all journeys are mythological or even involve leaving our normal lives.