American Gods and America’s gods

To peek into the world of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is to peel back the curtain of America’s culture and see, through one artist’s creative lens, the temple of what the culture truly worships. It is a perverse world that feels too ancient, and yet uncomfortably familiar. In one way it feels like a post-colonial protest. In another it feels like an anthropological experiment. This is an untold story not just of the religious practices America does not admit are religious, but also of the religious practices that have carried over from immigrants across the world. Continue reading

Makin Music Idolatry: “It’s Not About Golden Calves Any More”

In honor of Makin’ Music Week at my alma mater, I slapped this little number together a year ago. Apparently it’s in high demand again. So here ya go.

Thanks to TheSkitGuys for the permission you didn’t grant me.

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