YouTube: An inspiring, weird world

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.12._YouTube.m4a Network television and major production companies can create awe-inspiring works of art, but they are often limited by industry standards, engrained expectations, and bottom lines. Not YouTube. On this platform, creators are in charge, meaning the world… Read More

Learning to be Human Again

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.11._Her.m4a Imagine a world in which everyone is isolated from one another, in which people are so lonely and emotionally stunted that their only place of comfort is found in computers, video games, and anonymous online communication. Okay…. Read More

Scrubs: A Tribute to Doctors

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.9._Scrubs.m4a One thing that originally brought Br. Tito and I together how many years ago was our love for the show Scrubs. It is an absolute classic, a longtime favorite of mine since high school. It’s wacky, it’s moving,… Read More

Sports Without Fans?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.8._Sports_without_fans.mp3 One of the obvious casualties of the coronavirus shutdown is the loss of all sports. No NCAA tournament. No NBA. No NHL. No MLB. No nothing. Because of the immediate health risk to fans, nothing can take… Read More

Knives Out: Always More Than There First Appears

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4-6._Knives_Out.m4a We like to jump to conclusions. We take a quick look, jog our memory, and move on. It’s not the worst habit to have (it’s a great evolutionary adaptation, actually) but it does leave us drawing incorrect conclusions from… Read More

Parasite and the Plight of the Poor

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.5._Parasite.m4a Let’s be honest: the Academy isn’t always the greatest at picking the “best picture.” This year wasn’t one of those years. If you are like most people and did not see Parasite, I highly recommend going to see… Read More

The Fall of Skywalker

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.4._Fall_of_Skywalker.mp3 Okay, so I realize that everyone is always disappointed in the most hyped movie of the year. Super fans will always set expectations too high, demand too much, and will never be happy. Everyone knows this, and… Read More

Two Popes, One Beautiful Mess

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4-1._Two_Popes.m4a If you haven’t seen the Netflix original Two Popes, Br. Tito and I highly recommend it. That is, with an important caveat: it’s a complete work of fiction. While, yes, there are in fact two living men who… Read More

The story was left unfinished!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-11._In_the_Woods.m4a Who doesn’t love Law and Order? You are set up with an interesting case, find clues, and within the course of an hour, you find out who did it. Open-and-shut case. The fact of the matter is that… Read More

Video Games: Actually Beneficial?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-5._Videogames.m4a  In our world, there is hardly a more “visible escape from reality” than sitting down and staring at a television screen for hours on end, so engrossed in a game that the player becomes oblivious to his/her… Read More

Happily Ever After?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4._Happily_Ever_After.mp3 After many long and perilous struggles, the prince rides in on his horse, saves the princess from her plight, and they ride off into the sunset to live happily ever after. The end. Sound familiar? For many… Read More