“Do You Like Scary Movies…?”

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Our Favorite Actors and What They Teach Us

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-6._Actors.m4a On our podcast, Br. Tito and I talk all of the time about the importance of story-telling, how entertainment can be a doorway into a deeper experience of our own reality. Movies and television give us opportunities… 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

Cooking Up Something Good

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-3._Food.m4a Shows about food are among the most popular on television. We love to watch people cook, eat, have disasters, and travel. But why? For a medium that plays so heavily on taste and smell, what is so… Read More

Popular Portrayal of Catholics

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-2._Catholic_Portrayal.m4a It’s not news to anyone that the Catholic Church has been the butt of a few jokes in popular society. If all you ever knew of the Church was from popular movies and television shows, your opinion… Read More

Inside Jokes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-1._Inside_Jokes.m4a Have you ever had a friend that you were so close with that you could just say one word and they would laugh? With a common experience, you two could understand each other and find something funny… Read More

Bringing It All Together

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/11._Green_Book.mp3 In college, each semester follows the same pattern: you study for 15 weeks, and at the end you bring everything together in a blue book where you take your final exam. Just thinking about those little blue… Read More

Why Do We Tell Stories?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/7._Storytelling.mp3 Have you ever heard a story that ended with, “And then I found $20”? It’s the mark of a story gone awry. Having lost the attention of the listener, missing the important points, or simply realizing that… Read More

Based on a “true” story

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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