The Televangelist: The Man in the Booth Wants to Make You a Deal

Each Friday in The Televangelist, Richard Clark examines the met and missed potential of television.This week, Jason Morehead fills in.In the corner of the Cadillac Jacks Drive-In, there's a booth. And in this booth, there's a Man. A Man who will give you your heart's desire. But he wants something in return. Something small and insignificant... like killing a young child, protecting a dirty cop, or setting off a bomb in a coffeeshop. But in return, your child will live, your career will be … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus, The Trees Community, Passafist

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead of signs of common grace in the music world. We hope to alert you to wonderful music, some of which will be spiritual in nature but all of which will be unique and worthy of your attention. Each week we will share brief reviews of albums worthy of your attention and maybe a video or two.Last time, I spotlighted several Christian artists that I listened to "back in the day", and were responsible for overturning many of my preconceived n … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Lifesavers Underground, Mortal, Scaterd Few

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead of signs of common grace in the music world. We hope to alert you to wonderful music, some of which will be spiritual in nature but all of which will be unique and worthy of your attention. Each week we will share brief reviews of albums worthy of your attention and maybe a video or two.If you haven't already, read Chad Thomas Johnston's excellent Image Journal article on the music of Michael Knott. I was quite the fan of Knott's music, pa … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Slowdive

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead of signs of common grace in the music world. We hope to alert you to wonderful music, some of which will be spiritual in nature but all of which will be unique and worthy of your attention. Each week we will share brief reviews of albums worthy of your attention and maybe a video or two."What is your favorite band?" That's a question that most music lovers probably dread. How do you judge that sort of thing? And yet, it's probably safe to s … [Read more...]

Mixed Signals: This Year's Best Super Bowl Ad

Mixed Signals is Erin Straza’s weekly musing about marketing miscellany in advertising, branding, and messaging. This week's installment is a guest post by Jason Morehead.While most people watch the Super Bowl for the football, there are many like myself who watch it for the advertisements. Super Bowl Sunday is prime advertising time, given the game's massive audience, and companies shell out millions to produce high profile ads for the event. (This year, companies spent an average of $3.5 mi … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Dead Can Dance, The Mary Onettes, Saint Etienne

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead of signs of common grace in the music world. We hope to alert you to wonderful music, some of which will be spiritual in nature but all of which will be unique and worthy of your attention. Each week we will share brief reviews of albums worthy of your attention and maybe a video or two.Dead Can DanceThe duo of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry has often been lumped in with the "goth" scene, but their music transcends such easy c … [Read more...]

Can't Access Your Favorite Websites? Blame SOPA/PIPA

If you were planning to get your daily fix of LOLcats or Facebook Fail images, settle an office debate regarding some obscure fact with Wikipedia's help, or spend some time perusing Reddit, then you've no doubt noticed something a little disconcerting today: All of these sites -- and many, many more -- have gone dark. It's not because they all forgot to pay their bills at the same time, but rather, that they're trying to raise awareness of two controversial bills that have been working their way … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Minecraft

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead of signs of common grace in the music world. We hope to alert you to wonderful music, some of which will be spiritual in nature but all of which will be unique and worthy of your attention. Each week we will share brief reviews of albums worthy of your attention and maybe a video or two.MinecraftI've never played Minecraft the video game, so I can't personally confirm whether or not it deserves to be CAPC's favorite game of 2011 or not ( … [Read more...]

Music Made Physical: In Defense of the Humble Cassette

If you were born after the mid-1980s, chances are the word "cassette" will evoke a blank stare. And if you're older than that, your first thought might be, "Thank goodness they're gone." But as we learned with vinyl, a musical format never truly dies: it just acquires a cult following. For example, the Wall Street Journal reveals that a surprising amount of love is still being shown for the humble cassette: [C]assette devotees say that tapes are underappreciated. They see cassettes following in … [Read more...]

Grace Notes: Talk Talk, HTRK, A Light Goes On

Grace Notes is a weekly exploration by Jason Morehead of signs of common grace in the music world. We hope to alert you to wonderful music, some of which will be spiritual in nature but all of which will be unique and worthy of your attention. Each week we will share brief reviews of albums worthy of your attention and maybe a video or two.Talk TalkThough they originally rose to fame as a Duran Duran-esque synthpop band in the '80s, Talk Talk had evolved into something very different by the d … [Read more...]


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