Category: pop culture

Thoughts I Had During "Fall" – a Gilmore Girls Reflection

 FallWow. Is it ever disconcerting to have Lorelei not in Connecticut. I feel like I should say something about the “the pack is too full” bit. But it’s not really all that funny to me. Has the book (movie) really spawned this whole culture… Continue Reading “Thoughts I Had During "Fall" – a Gilmore Girls Reflection”

Thoughts I Had During "Summer" – a Gilmore Girls Reflection

  SummerWeirdest beginning ever. Very out of character and off-tone (is that a thing? I’ll make it a thing.) That music cue is very weird. Wait, since when does Stars Hollow have a pool? Oh, yes, well, Daniel also wrote this one. So that… Continue Reading “Thoughts I Had During "Summer" – a Gilmore Girls Reflection”

Thoughts I Had During "Spring" – a Gilmore Girls Reflection

Spring This therapist is soooooooo a therapist. This not speaking during therapy? Emily, you’re just mean. Oh… well, Daniel wrote this one. Sigh. What is Lorelei wearing? Are those steaks on her dress? Wait, no. Big brown leaves. What? Wait, this is the first… Continue Reading “Thoughts I Had During "Spring" – a Gilmore Girls Reflection”

Thoughts I Had During “Winter” – a Gilmore Girls Reflection

Winter “I smell snow” I squealed. I admit. Not just because I love snow, but because I honestly thought they might start with Fall. You know, since it’s Fall when this is releasing. But then I wondered if maybe they would end with Fall,… Continue Reading “Thoughts I Had During “Winter” – a Gilmore Girls Reflection”

34 Episodes You Need to Watch Before the Gilmore Girls Reboot on Netflix

I admit it, the second I saw this Netflix trailer, my heart soared. I love Gilmore Girls and it’s always my go-to binge watch show when I need some joy. Because the creators of the show left before Season 7, I always felt cheated… Continue Reading “34 Episodes You Need to Watch Before the Gilmore Girls Reboot on Netflix”

some thoughts on Noah, God’s Not Dead and art [part 2]

Does God really need someone to defend his honor? That is the question I’ve been asking myself since I watched God’s Not Dead. I’m still not sure I have the answer yet, because I know in my heart it is not a “yes or… Continue Reading “some thoughts on Noah, God’s Not Dead and art [part 2]”

some thoughts on Noah, God’s Not Dead and art [part 1]

When it comes to art in the Christian sub-culture, one of the greatest challenges is not being able to being willing to take off your critical thinking hat. When I teach The Gospel in the Movies classes, the most important “rule” I have is that film… Continue Reading “some thoughts on Noah, God’s Not Dead and art [part 1]”

Expectations and Saving Mr. Banks

Unless you are living under a rock, you probably went to go see Saving Mr. Banks in the last few weeks. I was glad to be warned ahead of time that this was not a sweet and happy film about the making of a sweet… Continue Reading “Expectations and Saving Mr. Banks”

Six Songs of Me

Guardian Music is doing a fun prohject? Heard of it? It’s called :Six Songs of Me” http://www.sixsongsof.me/Playlist/SixSongs/stephanie.nelson,19089,19013 1. What was the first song you ever bought? I’m not entirely sure, but I think it may have the Pet Shop Boy’s song “West End Girls”.… Continue Reading “Six Songs of Me”

Top 10 Best Characters in Bad TV Shows

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything pop culture related, and if you’ve been a reader for a while, you know it used to be a very common staple around here. But my pop culture tendencies have been satisfied at work in the… Continue Reading “Top 10 Best Characters in Bad TV Shows”