The GENIUS of Black Jeopardy

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5-5._Black_Jeopardy.m4a Saturday Night Live has long been a silly variety show with an aim at satirizing pop culture. Whether it be politics or celebrity life, the show’s creators have been making us laugh at the absurd for more… Read More

It’s Christ! Almost…

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5.4-Christ-like.m4a Many literary and cinematic works use the themes of Christianity to make a compelling story. Coming back from the dead. Saving a people. Being the chosen one with greater power and authority to lead than anyone in… Read More

Well That Didn’t Age Well…

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5.1_Censoring_the_Past.m4a Have you ever watched a movie from your childhood or revisited a television series that you once loved and found that you were now… a bit underwhelmed? What seemed so great in years past now seems out… Read More

Battle for the greatest sports movie (A Bracket)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.10._Sports_Bracket.m4a In a previous episode, Br. Tito and I discussed some of the greatest sports movies of all time and why we liked them. Given our love for sports, we thought it was a great episode, revealing how… Read More

Why Christmas movies are awful (but we watch them anyway)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-13._Christmas_Movies.m4a Trigger warning: this episode contains opinions about Christmas movies that may upset your nostalgia and sentimentality! Objectively speaking, Christmas movies are the worst. Yeah, I said it. Released at any other time of the year, It’s a Wonderful Life… Read More

Let’s go on a journey!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-9._Journey.m4a Long-time readers/listeners/watchers will know that I am always up for a journey. I absolutely love road trips, hopping on a plane, visiting new places. Wanderlust is real, and I suffer from it. Of course, one need not… Read More

“Do You Like Scary Movies…?”

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/3-8._Scary_Movies.m4a “Do you like scary movies?” This was the question of the masked murderer just before he killed Drew Barrymore’s character in the movie Scream. It’s a classic Halloween movie: a touch of mystery, only a bit of blood,… Read More

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