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CULTURE
Vol. 36, No. 9
All laughs, no lectures
All laughs, no lectures

Nate Bargatze offers cathartic comedy for the pandemic-weary in his new show, The Greatest Average American

Signs of a setting sun
Signs of a setting sun

Despair over U.S. party politics and national disunity go all the way back to the Founders

Curious and captivating
Curious and captivating

Four nonfiction books

A way with words
A way with words

Four recent picture book biographies

A “Jesus Music” pioneer
A “Jesus Music” pioneer

Children of the Day helped launch a Christian music genre

Highs and lows
Highs and lows

Noteworthy new or recent releases

Ruining the joke
Ruining the joke

A new series starring comedy giants disappoints

Battle of brutes
Battle of brutes

Box office smash Godzilla vs. Kong is one of the more entertaining films in the series

America, the (not always) beautiful
America, the (not always) beautiful

Nomadland reminds viewers that the freedom to choose the paths we walk may be more beautiful than the paths themselves

BLM’s cancel sandwich
BLM’s cancel sandwich

Documentary Paint the Wall Black shows the high cost of resistance to a social justice movement

More than a buzzword
More than a buzzword

Preventing abuse in the church starts with understanding the roles of power and deception