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Another Week Ends: Robotic Employees, Free Speech Zones, Travel by Bubble, Carnival Culture, More Love, Less Self-Help, and Mary Tyler Moore

1. Ever feel like a robot at work? The good news is, you’re not the only one; the bad news comes from an article by John Harris in The Guardian: “Digital giants are turning workers into robots.” In various places of employment, invasive programs are monitoring work ethic; in other words, a parable of the law. […]

Paging Dr. Carpenter: Elvis Presley’s Change of Habit

A early version of this essay appeared in the first issue of The Mockingbird, our print quarterly. The final version is taken from A Mess of Help: From the Crucified Soul of Rock n Roll.  I couldn’t believe my eyes. If previous forays into the music and life of Elvis Presley had taught me […]

Stop, Look and Listen, Baby! The King Goes Rubberneckin’

I realized the other day that we’ve talked far too little on this site about Elvis Presley. I hereby pledge to do my best to rectify the situation. After all, we do believe that God became (Tiger) Man… Elvis has one of the more powerful and extensive (and underrated) Gospel catalogues around, but that’s not […]