The Lady, Or the Lobster?

From First Thoughts

I hesitate to recommend that you see The Lobster, since this romantic comedy about a man facing transformation into an arthropod is just too painfully realistic. The Lobster, written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, is brutal and hilarious, with satire so sharp it could cut your wrists. The movie . . . . Continue Reading »

Amoris Laetitia from Where I Stand

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Philip Larkin lamented that whether or not anybody refills your drink at a party “seems to turn on where you are. Or who.” In our divided Catholic Church, pastoral care is a lot like Larkin's cocktails. Catholics who sincerely desire to submit themselves to the Church they love come to their . . . . Continue Reading »

“Unmarried Cheating”: Scott Stanley

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At the excellently named cohabitation/marriage research blog “Sliding vs. Deciding”: I last left you on the edge of your seat about what I’d write next about the study on extradyadic sex I introduced you to in my last post. If you have not already read the prior post, please do so . . . . Continue Reading »