I’m on Kresta right now, and Catholic Answers Live 6–7 Eastern / 3–4 Pacific), talking about Up, Star Trek, Night at the Museum and other stuff. Listen online! P.S.S. Okay, show’s over.
UP! UP! UP! Great day for UP! Wake every person, pig and pup, till EVERYONE on the EARTH is up! That's from Dr. Seuss's Great Day for Up, but it also encapsulates my enthusiasm for Pixar's latest film (which has a bit of Dr. Seuss influence, or at least bits reminiscent of Dr. Seuss). I […]
Powerful. Though not all of us rejoiced. And not all of us wept on inauguration day. Or at least not for joy.
Hey, Tim Jones here, again. Some British scientists have done some research that appears to solve one of the problems of a particular theory of RNA synthesis that makes this theory more plausible as a possible explanation of the origins of DNA and organic life on earth. That is all. FOX News runs the headline […]
Okay, here we go for the spoiler-enriched version of my reaction to Star Trek. Total spoilage will be in effect, so caveat lector. Continued below the fold.
Well, I finally got around to seeing the new Star Trek film–the first film I've seen in theaters in I don't know how long. I know SDG has already covered this topic but . . . this is my blog, so here we go again. I'll put spoilers in a forthcoming post and just have […]
Most of the talk in the Catholic blogosphere right now regarding President Obama concerns his shameful appearance at Notre Dame. This is conversation that needs to be had, and I hope that it leads to a tougher statement from the U.S. bishops on the honoring of pro-babykilling figures and to a thorough housecleaning at Notre […]
SDG here with two new Angels & Demons pieces: my review of the film, and an essay on the relationship of religion and science in the story. (A third piece, fact-checking Angels & Demons, went up last week.) And that's it. I'm done. I'm Browned out. I'm grateful for the trip to Geneva and Rome, […]
This post is going to be about the current dustup in the blogosphere regarding Christopher West and the recent ABC News piece on him. Before I get to the controversial stuff, though, let me say a few words about the task Chris is undertaking. Christopher West has a difficult job. As a chastity speaker, he's […]
Tim Jones, here. This is about a week late, but I wanted to let JA.O readers know that several pieces of my work are inexplicably featured in the current edition of a well-respected online literary journal, The Christendom Review. This has been in the works for a while, and the actual date of publication sort […]