Since in this blog I have been discussing some of the TV Shows in which religion or religious issues play a big role, I decided to create a list of some of the most interesting shows right now on network TV, cable, and streaming services that deal with this topic. The list is not exhaustive, and […]Read more "Religion on TV: A List"
Fargo Season 2 and the Massacre of Sioux Falls FX recently aired the finale for the second season of Fargo. I promise I will get into the UFO business, but before, let me do a little recap. This season explored the legendary (at least by Midwestern standards!) “Massacre of Sioux Falls,” which was briefly mentioned […]Read more "Fargo, UFOs, and the Meaning(less) of Life"
Fargo Revisited… Again Fargo, the anthology series created by Noah Hawley, based on the 1996 movie by the Coen brothers of the same title, recently returned to FX for its second season. The new story is set in 1979, in the midst of the oil crisis that marked the end of Jimmy Carter’s presidency, and the […]Read more "Fargo: Exploring Evil in the Midwest"
A little recap… There is no other show on TV right now that explores religious issues like HBO’s The Leftovers. The first season, based on Tom Perrotta’s 2011 novel of the same name, and developed for TV by Damon Lindelof (of Lost fame), examined the effects (social, psychological, spiritual) of a Rapture-like event (named the […]Read more "The Leftovers Season 2: Welcome to Paradise?"