Chestertonians: Making the World a Better and More Fun Place

A reader writes: My Dad, sister and I had the pleasure of meeting you in Reno at the Chesterton conference. We came up with THE POPE-U-LATOR and thought you might find this small app amusing/want to share it with your readers. The app lets you calculate which candidate is best given a set of criteria [Read More...]


or screaming goats? Boring, stupid, dull scientists in the comboxes are saying “foxes”.  But I’m going to go ahead and say “sasquatch” because romance is more important to human flourishing than so-called “fact”. [Read more...]

Karl Keating has fun with math

Here he is, debunking the notion that the meteor in Russia should have collided with one of our 300 geosynchronous satellites and the claim that this somehow proves the Alien Conspiracy. By the way, I’m pleased to report that when I asked my son Peter what the odds were of a major meteor strike on the [Read More...]

Love Peter Kreeft. Always Have. Always Will.

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One of the Lesser Known Facts about Oscar Romero…

…is that he was a fan of the dreaded albino assassin cult, Opus Dei.  That doesn’t fit the NPR/National Catholic Reporter narrative of oppressive right wing hierarchical Church vs. plucky rebel alliance Liberation Theologian.  Speaking of Romero, a reader writes: I thought you might enjoy seeing a music video that we just produced on Oscar [Read More...]

I am a failure and have wasted my entire life

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How Fun to Have a Kid Who is an Artist…

If you are looking for a good graphic artist and/or animator, you should hire him. Here’s another bit of stuff he’s been experimenting with, stop motion photography (from our trip to the Field Museum when we were in Chicago for Cow and Claire’s wedding): [Read more...]

Despite people telling me it was a fairy tale…

science fiction, a waste of time, never going to happen, not even worth exploring, going to have bugs (unlike all other new tech), therefore too risky to even attempt, the ignorant suggestion of a lit major who should really just stick to what he knows and not bring his buttercup-twirling utopian ideas into the world [Read More...]

Speaking of which, here is another cool story of lives you never heard of

It’s the story of a family who fled the soviets in the 30s and lived in the wilderness, cut off from all human contact, for 40 years. [Read more...]

A priest I know is doing something both cool and bizarre

Playing the world’s longest running game of tag. [Read more...]