#KillerSerials: The Path, Ep. 6

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker discuss the latest episode of The Path on Hulu. In this episode of the Killer Serials podcast, Kyle Allen (Hawk) joins them to talk about his role in the series. Take a listen after the jump. … [Read more...]

#KillerSerials: THE PATH, Ep. 5

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker discuss the latest episode of The Path on Hulu and talk about pushing boundaries, Cal losing his grip, and Sarah keeping the faith. Take a listen after the jump. … [Read more...]

#KillerSerials: THE PATH, Eps. 3 & 4

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker discuss episodes 3 and 4 of The Path on Hulu. This week, we continue our discussion of what the series says about belief in general and how the subplots in the series provide windows into the different ways of being in communities of truth. After the jump, you can listen to the podcast and read about Jessica Goldberg's creation of the Meyerist Movement. … [Read more...]

THE INVITATION to THE PATH: Pain, The Search for Truth, and Being in Community

I spent the weekend in a cult frame of mind. Saturday morning, I watched Karyn Kusama's great new film, The Invitation, and spent much of Sunday afternoon obsessing over the terrific new Hulu series, The Path. Both have, whether their characters admit to it or not, cults at the center of their narratives. But the film and series are about much more than that as they also provide windows into much broader discussions about faith and the variety of ways we believe in and belong to religious c … [Read more...]

#KillerSerials: THE PATH, Episodes 1 & 2

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker turn their attention to the new Hulu series, The Path, and discuss the first two episodes and what the series says about faith in general, how we belong and behave in religious communities, and how communities of faith interact with the "outside world." Read on for a book recommendation to go along with the series and take a listen to the episode. … [Read more...]

#KillerSerials: The People v. OJ Simpson, Ep. 10

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker discuss the finale of American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson and the stellar cast, the role of prophet vs. preacher, and justice in the judicial system. Listen in after the jump.  … [Read more...]

#KillerSerials: The People v. OJ Simpson, Ep. 9

With Tony Jones on vacation this week, Ryan Parker and John Bucher discuss this week's episode of American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson, how Mark Fuhrman functions as a nation's scapegoat, how the actors stack up against each other (Courtney B. Vance to the top!), and just who our protagonist is. Listen after the jump! … [Read more...]

DAREDEVIL and the Dignity of Villains

After a lengthy absence, Netflix's critically-acclaimed series, Daredevil, returned for its second season last week. It sustains the gritty--yet beautiful--look of the first season and expands on its moral and religious themes. Where Matt Murdock/Daredevil's internal struggle took center stage in the first season, this second season considers the dignity of the human person, even the most heinous criminals. … [Read more...]


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