Tag Archives: religion

Carrie & Lowell & Sufjan & Me

When great live performances approach religious experiences. Continue reading

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Bigger Than Jesus: The Gospel of U2, Leonard Cohen, and Sufjan Stevens

Robert Burke Warren goes deep into his own story to talk about the persistence of God in pop, and how and why non-believers and doubting Thomases still go for it. Continue reading

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This Law Would End the Antivaxx Movement Forever

A modest proposal on vaccines. Continue reading

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Sorry, Charlie

Everyone, it seems, opposes censorship until it’s their sacred cow being smacked around; anyone can endorse artists’ rights until it’s their ass in the crosshairs. Free speech is—and must be—an all-or-nothing proposition. Continue reading

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Deities These Days

Jon Methven on the new holiday gods. Continue reading

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Art & Life & Lunch With Will Self

Sam Mills sets out to meet her hero, Will Self, and meditates on food, fiction and second comings, plus the spiritual enlightenment of celebrity culture Continue reading

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