The Browser, 5/14: Brooks on “Neural Buddhism”; Fraggles; Scarlett Johansson; Why I’ll Miss Dubya

Brooks on a new challenge for those who believe in a “personal God”

David Brooks talks about why believers’ debates with Richard Dawkins are “just a sideshow,” and that the real revolution is something like “neural Buddhism.”

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Fraggle Rock is here to stay

Cory Edwards is bringing back the Fraggles. Here’s his announcement, and a quick Q&A.

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Scarlett sings

Josh Hurst reviews Scarlett Johansson’s album of Tom Waits covers.

You can probably guess where the weakest link can be found; it certainly isn‚Äôt the material, which is, of course, stellar…

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Why I’ll Miss George W. Bush

I’ll miss George W. Bush because everytime I see him, I’m reminded of this. Yeah, I know, you’ve seen these. But these never gets old.

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” called Through a Screen Darkly, and a four-volume series of fantasy novels called The Auralia Thread, which includes Auralia’s Colors, Cyndere’s Midnight, Raven’s Ladder, and The Ale Boy’s Feast. Jeffrey is a contributing editor for Seattle Pacific University’s Response magazine, and he writes about art, faith, and culture for Image, Filmwell, and his own website, LookingCloser.org. His work has also appeared in Paste, Relevant, Books and Culture, and Christianity Today (where he was a film columnist and critic for almost a decade). He lives in Shoreline, Washington. Visit him on Facebook at facebook.com/jeffreyoverstreethq.


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