The Two Hottest Songs from Lecrae’s “Gravity”

Yesterday, I noted that I just reviewed rapper Lecrae’s brand-new Gravity.  Today, I wanted to link to the two songs I consider fresh to the point of heat-seeking.  The first is “Falling Down,” produced by The Watchmen, which includes a Boyce College student named Alex Medina.  It’s a staggering beat, gothic and weighty, and Lecrae [Read More...]

When Adults Are Idiots, Or, How to Explain Sin While Ignoring It

From the LA Times, more on the recent outbursts of Kanye West, Serena Williams, and Joe Wilson: In the wake of these high-profile outbursts across disciplines — politics, entertainment and sports — many Americans have found themselves asking what is going on. To some, it’s not a coincidence but rather the manifestation of a deepening [Read More...]

David Brooks on Kanye West, Michael Jordan, and Cultural Narcissism

In a noteworthy piece in the NYT called “High-Five Nation,” David Brooks highlights how today’s climate of cultural narcissism differs from America of the past.  (Photo of Kanye West: SunBlog) Having recently heard an old radio broadcast from the end of World War 2, he reflects on the general tone of that era: You also [Read More...]


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