In a hole in the ground, there lived a Hobbit

And he looks just like Tim from BBC’s The Office. That’s because they are both played by Martin Freeman. I enjoyed The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and enjoyed it more than I expected too. The Hobbit, for my tastes, is an okay book. It’s worth reading, but I think it’s…

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The Rescue: Denver – Senator Mark Udall’s office pledges support to help the Invisible Children

So, I participated in The Rescue with some friends, a nationwide rally in support of the Invisible Children of Uganda. On a cold and overcast day, a crowd primarily consisting of teens and young adults gathered at Cheesman Park in Downtown Denver. Most of them had just walked 2 miles…

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The Dark Knight: Commentary

I watched The Dark Knight for the second time last night. This is an action-packed, well-acted, complicated, mature, dark movie. Finding all those qualities in the same movie is quite rare. I like dark movies. Somehow they seem more real to me. The Dark Knight reminds me of Munich in…

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Deeper into the Wild

It can be easy to either romanticize or dismiss a person like Chris McCandless. People have done both. In this post, I’m going to focus on why his choices are not as easy to dismiss as we might think. As a Christian, I could talk about Hebrews 10:25 and the…