Chris Seay. The Gospel According to Tony Soprano Podcast: Dick Staub Show Interview Segment 1 of 4

An encore presentation of a Dick Staub Interview with author Chris Seay whose book, The Gospel According to Tony Soprano explores the many reasons why this hit series has connected so deeply with American culture and exposes the mysteries of faith, family, life, and God that permeate the show. Published to coincide with the debut […]

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 […]

Dick Staub. The Culturally Savvy Christian Podcast: Live At Hales Segment 2 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 […]

Dick Staub. The Culturally Savvy Christian. Podcast: Live At Hales Segment 1 of 3

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 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. […]

Guestblog: Lou Carlozo "No 'Sopranos' Fan."The Kindlings Blog

(Kindling Lou Carlozo is an entertainament writer for the Chicago Tribune. He offers his thoughts "The Sopranos.") The beginning of the end has come for Tony Soprano: April 8 marks the first episode in the last season of HBO's ultra-popular series "The Sopranos." And when that final bullet casing falls to the floor, that final […]

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 […]

Dick Staub: Popular Culture. A Theological Place.The Kindlings Blog

Today excerpts from my new book, " The Culturally Savvy Christian: A Manifesto for Deepening Faith and Enriching Popular Culture in an Age of Christianity-Lite" due for release on April 16. Pre-order at amazon today! In 1967, as a new follower of Jesus, I sat in San Francisco's Fillmore West between two guys who were […]

Word, Image and the Neil Postman Problem" Podcast: Live At Hales Segment 3 of 3

We go to the audience's questions and comments as we take up the subject "Word, Image and the Neil Postman Problem" beginning with Gregory Wolfe, author, publisher of IMAGE a journal of Art, Faith and Mystery, artist Scott Ericksen and Jennie Spohr, producer of The Kindlings Muse. Orson Welles observed: I hate television. I hate […]