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Matt Civico

Matt Civico writes from Montreal, QC, where he and his wife do their best to prize food and cheer and song above hoarded gold. He blogs at mattcivico.com and hosts Stranger Still : A Stranger Things Podcast, about the wonderful weirdness of being alive.

Childlikeness and Play in Stranger Things

Matt Civico takes a look at the importance of play in Stranger Things and how it primes our hearts for bravery, hope and faith.

Finding the Gospel in Nerd Culture

Despite what you might have heard in church, echoes of the gospel can found in video games, Dungeons & Dragons, anime, comics, and board games.

Can Breath of the Wild Help Us Endure Life’s Hurts?

The difficult yet wondrous world of Hyrule challenges players to hope for a better world and maybe even find creative solutions to problems in the present.