Tag: Coen Brothers

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #124: Pulp Fiction

…Oh, I’m sorry. Did I break your concentration? General Introduction – We’re all here! – The Polar Vortex – Listener feedback and a caveat Pulp Autobiography – Encountering the parody first – Why Danny hates Forrest Gump – Nathan Gilmour, n-words! – A college-freshman movie Non-Linear Plots – Formulating gaps for the viewer – A…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #110: Jewish-American Fiction

General Introduction – Listener feedback – Christian Humanist Profiles The Jewish Literary Explosion – Ex-minorities – Assimilation, on both sides – The face of intellectual America – Achievement in education – The New York Intellectuals – Stage and Screen – All-Americanness What Makes a Jewish Novel? – Is it a spectrum? – The Christian Humanist…

A Link or Eight for to Ponder and Meditate

Susan McWilliams laments that Modern Family has benefits that actual modern life has stripped away from most families. Patrick Deneen wonders whether 18th-century liberalism had inherent in its project the roots of 21st-century liberalism. Stanley Fish once again fails to deliver a convincing reason why there should be humanities departments at all.  (Take note, Christian…