GUG Book Review: Beowulf

My classics series over at Geeks Under Grace continues to chug along at full speed! Once a month, I’ve been submitting long-form reviews of classic novels and poems including The Illiad and The Space Trilogy. At the moment, I’m in the preliminary research stage for reviews about Thomas Jefferson’s Bible, The Odyssey, Le Morte D’Arthur,Continue reading “GUG Book Review: Beowulf”

PODCAST – Reviewing Jordan Peterson’s Beyond Order with Haryan Gláeddyv

A month back, Jordan Peterson’s third book Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life was finally released! The 400 page book took a while for me to get through but proved to be yet another reflective and fascinating work of psychological and mythological analysis! Fellow YouTuber Haryan Gláeddyv joined the show for an hour toContinue reading “PODCAST – Reviewing Jordan Peterson’s Beyond Order with Haryan Gláeddyv”

Art as Pornography: What Do We Get Out of Stories?

I ask myself a simple question a lot nowadays: What do we get out of art? That’s a tough question. Everyone seems to have a different answer but the general consensus when you ask people is “I just want good stories”. It’s a relatable sentiment but even the most basic epistemological questioning of the premiseContinue reading “Art as Pornography: What Do We Get Out of Stories?”

PODCAST – Steve Donoghue, BookTube and Book Reviewing

Our newest podcast is live! In light of the overly serious tone of the show in recent weeks (months…), were endeavoring to scale things back and do some more lighthearted interviews and entertainment discussions. Next week we’re scheduled to interview Jacob Airey to discuss HBO Max’s release of the SnyderCut and the following week weContinue reading “PODCAST – Steve Donoghue, BookTube and Book Reviewing”

PODCAST – John J. Miller Discusses Literature and Education

This week on the podcast, we were joined by one of my favorite guests yet! Professor John Miller is a teacher at Hinsdale College and the host of The Great Books Podcast and Bookmongerer for National Review Online! He was kind enough to join the show for forty minutes to discuss his love of classicalContinue reading “PODCAST – John J. Miller Discusses Literature and Education”

PODCAST – Ian Kirkpatrick Talks Writing, Radicalism and Serial Murder

This week on the AntiSocial Network, fellow YouTuber Ian Kirkpattie joined the hangout to discuss some of her interests and focuses! Kirkpattie has several focused on YouTube. She’s primarily a writing channel that teaches novel writing and collaboration on fiction but she’s done coverage on drama in the writing community, political radicalism and the psychologyContinue reading “PODCAST – Ian Kirkpatrick Talks Writing, Radicalism and Serial Murder”

A Pastor’s Brief Book Recommendations for Adolescent Christians

                Reading when I was younger has always been a struggle. I did not want to spend the time in front of a book when I could be outside with my friends. Even today, I sometimes struggle to just pick up a good book and read. There are many books that I am finally lookingContinue reading “A Pastor’s Brief Book Recommendations for Adolescent Christians”

12 Book Recommendations for Young Conservatives

As my grandpa once said, “school never did learn me nothin”. My education was somewhat similar. I was a B- average student through high school and college but it took a very long time for me to develop any sort of drive or intellectual passion in my adult life. Much of that passion coincided withContinue reading “12 Book Recommendations for Young Conservatives”