I recently (ish) completed my viewing of all the Coen Brothers’ films and have been meaning to write some thoughts, but life has been crazy, so it hasn’t happened (I started this in mid-November and am just now finishing in late January, so it’s been awhile). I decided to adopt the strategy used by Christopher […]Read more "Thoughts on the Coen Brothers"
One of the biggest tensions that I feel in the Church (and elsewhere, really) is between tradition and change (I was tempted to use progression partially because “tradition” and “progression” sound nice together, but also showing my bias toward change. I decided against that because I’m not necessarily confident that changes are inherently progressive, some […]Read more "Tradition and Change"
It’s been awhile since I wrote about something on the Mormon-y side of things (not really that long, but 2-3 weeks, which feels like a long time, but life’s been busy and some things have been hard to process). Anyway. We’re back. I’d been thinking about faith and the relationship between faith and truth partially […]Read more "Faith, Truth, and Action"
27 November 2016-1 January 2017 Welcome to another installment of Flash Reviews, where I share brief snapshot reviews of the movies I’ve watched, books I’ve read and occasional other entertainment I’ve consumed since the last time I did this. Usually once every two months or so. WARNING: Spoilers lie ahead, so just watch out. […]Read more "Flash Reviews, Pt. 15"
2016 is over and 2017 is here. To remember the year and look forward to the next, I decided on creating 10 (or 11 depending on how you count) “Top 10” lists with some commentary. They are as follows: Top 10 2016 Movies I Saw Top 10 2016 Movies I Want to See Top 10 […]Read more "2016 in Review"