The Oscars: The Theologies of the 2013 Best Pictures Nominations. Live at Hales Ales

Our annual film blitz on the Oscar's picks for Best Film and what they say about the world we live in today. A lively conversation about: Amour, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Argo, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Zero Dark Thirty, Silver Linings Playbook, and Beasts of the Southern Wild. With host Jennie Spohr and panelists Dr. Christine Chaney, Jeffrey Overstreet and Dr. Jeff Keuss. Podcast: Play […]

The New Atheists: Dawkins, Harris, and Dennett. Live At Hales, pt. 1 of 3

Adrian Wyard of the Counterbalance Foundation helps us explore Gary Wolfe's fascinating article on the new atheists in Wired Magazine. Here is an excerpt from his introduction. "This the challenge posed by the New Atheists. We are called upon, we lax agnostics, we noncommittal nonbelievers, we vague deists who would be embarrassed to defend antique […]

Sundance : The Civil WarsPodcast: Live from The Windrider Forum @ Sundance Film Festival

The Civil Wars have recently announced the cancellation of all tour dates effectively saying they are breaking up… for now. This is an interview before their Grammy winning album even hit the stores and their star shot high. Windrider co-founder and host Craig Detweiler interviews The Civil Wars about their new break-out album Barton Hollow (This […]

Hilla Medalia, Director of "To Die in Jerusalem"Live from Sundance at The Windrider Forum

On the afternoon of March 29, 2002 the world was shaken when an 18 year-old Palestinian girl and suicide bomber, entered a market where she detonated a bomb, killing herself, injuring 30 and killing a 17 year-old Israeli girl in what has become known as the  Kiryat HaYovel supermarket bombing. No one was shaken more than […]

Craig DetWeiler: Won’t Back Down & The State of Education

Few things concern parents more than their children’s education…

A Conversation with architect Daniel Libeskind. Podcast: International Arts Movement Interview

Of all his memorable interviews, Dick Staub puts this one with Daniel Libeskind at the International Arts Movement Conference in NYC near the top of the list. Libeskind, is a Polish-born Jewish American architect, whose prominent and celebrated buildings include Podcast: Play in new window | Download (47.5MB)

Wallace and Gromit's Nick Park says Preston Guild 1972 start of his career

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To Dodge Intimacy for Authority

I wonder how much we look to "Kings” to exercise Authority because we are far too threatened with the Intimacy of the Wise? by Kendall Ruth

Anne Rice: From "An Interview with the Vampire," to "Christ the Lord."A Dick Staub Interview.

A Dick Staub conversation with Anne Rice. You can't judge a book by its cover goes the old adage. After years of interviewing culturally influential authors I would add, neither can you always judge the author by the book. Who knew Margaret Atwood, author of "The Handmaid's Tale (Everyman's Library)," would tell me (off-the-air) of […]

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

As the movie begins, fans will be distraught by the sight of him… By Jeffrey Overstreet