Cultural Nourishment

Such stories are not just entertainment. In order to live, we need air, water, food, clothes, shelter, friends – and we need stories, because they teach us what is important in life. They give us models of how to live in a complicated, confusing world.…

Is TV a Lazy Medium?

My friend “Nick” claimed it wasn’t, making the argument that while films take years to make, a weekly tv show puts out 42 minutes (give or take) of product each week. I admit that’s impressive, but still, so much of what’s put on television is…