The 12 Most Cromulent Lisa Simpson Episodes and What We Can Learn From Springfield’s Answer to the Questions Nobody Asked

Good News Everyone! Woops, wrong Groening. But Lisa Simpson is running for President! Check out her campaign here: https://www.lisasimpson2020.us/?fbclid=IwAR2BlPXqfv2ZXqBtvCxeFEHfUcugS4iIOX5hMWKpUR_O2VP46lDxiYQ4FvY Which is really cool, and really real. In honor of my friend Lisa Simpson’s campaign, I thought I’d go back to the series itself and highlight some of the best moments featuring her yellow namesake. In […]

Top 10 Hopes for ENDGAME

Face front, true believers! We’re barely three weeks away from one of the biggest cinematic events of our lifetime. Avengers: Endgame is not only the fourth Avengers film, but the conclusion of The Infinity Sage, the culmination of 11 years and 21 films leading up to it. The preceding film, Infinity War, is the 4th-highest […]

Immediate Moral Repulsion: The Value of Photographs to the Pro-Life Cause

“Just because something looks ugly doesn’t mean it’s morally wrong.” -Lady Bird “The immediate moral repulsion would be one of the objections to baby-killing; perhaps his chief objection to baby-killing.” -G.K. Chesterton It is a matter of controversy, among those opposed to and in favor of abortion, whether or not one should use images of […]

Searching For Steven Massof: The Ignoble Invisibility of The Fireman In Hell

Go to Wikipedia. I know it’s not always the most accurate of sources, but that’s where I first stumbled across Steven Massof. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_serial_killers_by_number_of_victims#Medical_professionals_and_pseudo-medical_professionals For whatever reason, this online encyclopedia article has a separate section for “Medical professionals and pseudo-medical professionals”, of whom those with the highest body count top the volume of those categorized as […]

Brigsby Bear: Every Part of You

Dave McCary’s Brigsby Bear is one of the finest films of 2017, a delightful, unsung indie gem that demonstrates the human condition has an irresistible drive to fun, family and friendship, even in absurd and unthinkable conditions. That the filmmakers, including McCary and star/co-writer Kyle Mooney would think to make a comedy out of this […]