Robin Williams: Thank you for Teaching Us How to Dream

I first met Robin Williams as the professor on Flubber. He quickly became a colourful strand in my childhood as I entered the world of Jumanji, learned the life lessons of Mrs. Doubtfire and was amazed by the enigma of Genie. Like many of us, when I heard about his passing I felt the loss […]

Why Christians Should Embrace Pop Culture

When I tell people I am a Christian AND a journalist, they rarely “get” it. I have become accustomed to the few steps back, the grimace mixed with a look of surprise, and the awkward, “you aren’t recording this conversation?” question that follows. Early on in my career, I would quickly emphasize the point that […]

Sometimes the Sidewalks Sing

The sidewalks of Melbourne Beach are crumbling, if barely there at all. They run parallel to the road on the main avenues, but once you turn into a residential street you are left to your own devices. I walked these sidewalks nearly every night I lived in Florida. My footsteps became accustomed to the unlevelled […]