We Need to Talk About Hatred and Harassment in the Star Wars Fandom
Star Wars fans have a reputation for and history with toxicity. There's a path forward to promote good conduct and criticism in the fandom.
Enduring Loyalty in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 4
Our trust can be greatly tested, but episode 4 of Obi-Wan Kenobi shows us how holding out hope in newfound loyalty gives and preserves life.
The Time We Share in Ghost of Tsushima
It's easy to get caught up in all that's new and grand, but Ghost of Tsushima reminds players of the emotional anchor that family can provide.
The Value of Defense in Star Wars: Visions – The Elder
To be defensive is more than just a fighting or sports technique. It's a way of being in all things, as Episode 7 of Visions teaches us.
The Nuance of Trust in Raya and the Last Dragon
How much should we trust others with the ever-present potential of betrayal? Raya and the Last Dragon has a messy answer to a messy dilemma.
Challenging and Changing Cringe Culture
We label a lot of things that nerds do as "cringe," but there's a frequency and toxicity to this behavior that needs to change.
The Haunting of Bly Manor and the Redemptive Pain of Friendship
The real horror of The Haunting of Bly Manor is the fear of pain in loving others. Even still, it extols the need and value of relationships.
The Good, the Bad, and the Holy
The writers of LTN share some of the most powerful examples of faith in popular media—both prescriptive and problematic.
Aching for Justice in HBO’s Watchmen
HBO's Watchmen shows the consequences of tolerated injustice to help viewers understand the pain of the oppressed and need for a biblical view of justice.
Searching for Justice in Watchmen
Humanity's desire for retribution can be genuine and good, but Alan Moore's Watchmen shows us how our solutions for injustice are unjust and fall short.