More Constantine ramblings up at Paste Magazine

Yet another magazine has seen fit to let me ramble on about Constantine. This time, it’s Paste.

In this piece, I focused on some comments by Gavin Rossdale, the lead singer of Bush and the husband of Gwen Stefani, who plays a demon in the film.

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.

  • Darren

    Keep a close eye on the ads, Jeffrey. Although I’ve never used them, I believe Google allows you some input in the types of ads it generates. For example, I was just reading one of your posts and noticed that all of the Google ads were for “marriage anulment” services, which seems somewhat contrary to the general tone of your site.

  • jasdye

    I don’t know about Google ads, but usually when the g-meisters do something like that, it’s based on actual word-age that is used on the page itself, like in the sides of gmail messages or the hit-ups at Google itself.

    Of course I think it’s funny that the ad to the side when I read this post was for weight-loss products. Cuz us being movie-lovers, we’re fatter than John Popper.

  • Chris Durnell

    I only know that Google Ads only pay revenue based on actual hits/purchases through your site. If so, can you decide what sort of ads to carry? You obviously want something that relates most to the types of people who visit your site – presumably cinemaphiles or Christian themed products. Hopefully someone more knowledgable than me can tell you more.


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