Friday, February 4, 2022

AX Podcast: Very Superstitious: The Rise of Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism Among the Young

The AX Podcast: Season 4 Episode 9

Topics: The Rise of Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism Among the Young. A look at the lives of Joan Didion, Betty White, Peter Bogdanovich and, Michael Lee Aday, aka Meat Loaf. Why am I getting so many targeted advertisements for online gambling? 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The AX: S2 E3 Holy Week

We will go over the origins of Palm Sunday in more detail, along with the liturgies of Holy Thursday and Good Friday. Then I'll explain why buying "Satan Shoes" is a bad idea - as if the name weren't enough.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Two for One: Episodes 13 and 14

Episode 13: What is the Enlightenment and Postmodernism?

An overview of the first few chapters on Stephan Hicks’ book Explaining Postmodernism and what it has to do with our present social and political situation.

Episode 14: Cleaning up Postmodern Enlightenment 

Offering some clarifications on my critique of Stephan Hicks’ book on postmodern, sandwiched around tributes of Eddie Van Halen, and three Baseball Hall of Famers we lost recently: Bob Gibson, Whitey Ford and Joe Morgan.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The AX Podcast Episode 10: The Cult of Saints?

What do we mean by the cult of saints? Do Catholics worship or adore saints? How did the cult of saints develop? What is the relationship between the liturgical seasons, aka the Proper of Time, and the celebration of saint’s days, aka the Proper of Saints? What are some saint’s days coming up in the beginning of October?

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Episode 8: Do Catholics Want a Theocracy?

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Episode 7: Human Justice and God's Mercy

This episode I take a look at the Gospel reading for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Please leave comments, suggestions or your own thoughts.