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True Crime Junkies

From the January 2022 Print Edition

Are you bored? In need of distraction? Hungry for a morsel of entertainment? Let’s review pop culture’s offerings. Over at the smorgasbord of TV now available on every streaming service and device, there’s A Wilderness of Errors, a documentary series about Jeffrey MacDonald, the army . . . . Continue Reading »

Happy Hanukkah

From the December 2021 Print Edition

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and in our jingle-belling hearts and our hap-happiest TV ads, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. But this year, Americans of all faiths concerned with preserving their religious liberties ought to join us Jews and celebrate a bit of Hanukkah. . . . . Continue Reading »

Anti-Jewish Entertainment

From the October 2021 Print Edition

Have you watched the new Netflix drama everyone’s talking about? It’s riveting: It tells the story of Jacob Cohen, a brilliant professor of English literature at an Ivy League university who grows tired of his community’s dogmatic narrow-­mindedness. Sick of being unable to express his ideas . . . . Continue Reading »

The Godliness of Gaming

From the Aug/Sept 2021 Print Edition

American popular culture is not particularly welcoming of anyone committed to serious moral reflection. Dip your toes in the torrent of TV shows that floods the free time of Americans everywhere these days, and you’ll find that it’s our appetites, not our virtues, we’re indulging: From . . . . Continue Reading »