The Director and Cast of "DOUBT" by John Patrick Shanley:Podcast: Live At Taproot Theatre Segment 1 of 1

Host Dick Staub is joined by a live audience at Taproot Theatre in Seattle's Greenwood district that had just seen the play DOUBT, which won playwright John Patrick Shanley the Pulitzer Prize, Obie and Tony awards. Seattle Times theatre critic Jeff Shannon said DOUBT is timeless, flawless and dramatically foolproof Podcast: Play in new window […]

Christmas at Hales Podcast: Live at Hales 1 of 1

For this Kindlings Muse, host Dick Staub asked some fellow kindlings to share festive pieces as we welcome in the season. We hope you enjoy this gift of Christmas. Following is a list of the pieces shared. Actor and TV personality Podcast: Play in new window | Download (64.5MB)

Dick Staub. The Culturally Savvy Christian Podcast: Live At Hales Segment 3 of 3

On this podcast Dick Staub turns the reins of The Kindlings Muse over to his trusted friend Bill Hogg a man with that rare blend of wisdom and wit delivered in the tongue of one who speaks in the accent he swears we will hear in heaven. They are talking about Dick Staub's newest book […]

CS Lewis On Art Podcast: Live At CS Lewis Centre Segment 3 of 3

Filmmaker Sidney Pollack was asked recently about the steady deterioration of the aesthetic and intelligence of American film. What he said is illuminating: "Are American films bad? A lot of them surely are, and so are a lot of everybody else's, the way most anything produced is bad"breakfast cereals, music, most chairs, architecture, mail-order shirts. […]

CS Lewis On Art Podcast: Live At CS Lewis Centre Segment 2 of 3

Filmmaker Sidney Pollack was asked recently about the steady deterioration of the aesthetic and intelligence of American film. What he said is illuminating: "Are American films bad? A lot of them surely are, and so are a lot of everybody else's, the way most anything produced is bad"breakfast cereals, music, most chairs, architecture, mail-order shirts. […]

CS Lewis On Art Podcast: Live At CS Lewis Centre Segment 1 of 3

Filmmaker Sidney Pollack was asked recently about the steady deterioration of the aesthetic and intelligence of American film. What he said is illuminating: "Are American films bad? A lot of them surely are, and so are a lot of everybody else's, the way most anything produced is bad"breakfast cereals, music, most chairs, architecture, mail-order shirts. […]

Johnny Hart creator of B.C. Comic Strip" Podcast: Journeys Interview Segment 1 of 2

Dick Staub's interview with cartoonist Johnny Hart took place in 1995. Hart, creator the award-winning "B.C." comic strip, died last Saturday (April 7, 2007) at the age of 76. "B.C.," with its prehistoric cavemen and dinosaurs was launched in 1958 and was eventually carried by over 1,300 newspapers with an audience of 100 million. Hart's […]

Dick Staub's "The Culturally Savvy Christian." (A Manifesto for Deepening Faith and Enriching Popular Culture in an Age of Christianity-lite) The Kindlings Blog

Forty years in the making, Dick's provocative new book reveals the lessons he's learned as a leading interpreter of faith and culture and is generating a lot of constructive dialogue among thoughtful creatives. It has also caught the attention of booksellers, with Barnes and Noble, Borders and online retailer Amazon all pre-ordering more copies than […]

George Scranton. Wilberforce from "The Walk." Podcast: Homespun 2 of 2

While the new movie "Amazing Grace" is introducing many to William Wilberforce for the first time, Murray Watts of the UK wrote a one-person play celebrating Wilberforce's life over a decade ago. Here we bring you George Scranton, actor and Theatre Professor at Seattle Pacific University with an excerpt from Murray Watt's "The Walk." Podcast: […]

"An Artist," by MB Goffstein, Read by Nigel Goodwin Podcast: Homespun 1 of 1

One of the sweetest pieces ever written about how being an artist is a reflection of being like God. This is read by actor Nigel Goodwin in front of a live audience at Hales Ales Brewery and Pub. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.4MB)