The Problem With Christian Radio

I wrote this for another blog, which is becoming a podcast (more on that eventually) so I figured I'd post it here. It also gives me the delightful excuse to throw some jams your way.You say, "Christian music." Your agnostic friend thinks, "A load of unoriginal crap by Casting Crowns and Tree63."He certainly doesn't think MuteMath:And the world of Christian music-lovers wonder where to direct their angry mob.I hold that Christian Radio shoulders the bulk of the … [Read more...]

Death Metal Ain’t Got Nothing On Us

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A long, long time ago, in a galaxy frightfully near, when I was caught in the awkward throes of middle-school, Black Metal and Death Metal were where it was at. In fairness, I attended a British military school in Germany, which sort of implies dysfunction.Regardless, a good number of my friends were infatuated with drugs, wearing dead/dying/skeletal guitar players on their t-shirts, and rocking their satanic symbols. (What's metal without corporate merchandise?)There was the pentagram, … [Read more...]

Catholicism: Making Rockstars Since 36 A.D.

"When people have told me that because I am a Catholic, I cannot be an artist, I have had to reply, ruefully, that because I am a Catholic, I cannot afford to be less than an artist."The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cExclusive - 2011: A Rock Odyssey Featuring Jack White - Catholic Throwdownwww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog Video ArchiveSo said our dear Flannery O'Connor, and … [Read more...]


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