Nostalgia is a strange thing

I’ve loved Stranger Things from the moment it appeared on Netflix. The “New Coke” scene triggered an nostalgia wave I’m actually going to be able to reach out and touch.

MST3K Returns

Crow: “Jonah, what’s a radio?” Jonah: “It’s like a podcast you can’t control.” With that, I knew Mystery Science Theater 3000 1 had returned. I first encountered MST3K in high school when some of my co-workers introduced me to the episode, “The Creeping Hand 2” The mix of a terrible movie, with the silhouettes of…

Soda bliss

Wednesday evening my wife and I went out with some friends to a coal fire pizzeria in Westmont, NJ. My neighbor and I had been there two weeks earlier as part of our guys pizza quest, but Bricco Pizza was so good we had to take our wives back to enjoy. They have the best…

The Memory Problem

This month I have the privilege of speaking at “Founder’s Day” at Riverview Estates. This is a bit unusual for me, as I have a bit of an cynical streak when it comes to celebrating institutional anniversaries. Churches especially, I have found, transform these parties into something toxic. Anniversaries should mark how our Savior brought…