Towards a Pop Theology I

jrforasteros —  March 27, 2015 — 1 Comment

Clay and JR. catch up on the many new shows they’ve been watching before turning their attention to JR.’s first published essay. In the end, they take some steps toward a pop theology.

Story Men - Mar 27, 2015

Toward a Pop Theology I

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GAME ONE: Battle of the Parodies

GAME TWO: Battle of the Scandals

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What’s your favorite POP theology?

The StoryMen decide to help Matt get the hang of March Madness by creating their own Pop Culture Bracket. We choose 40 things in pop culture and pit them head-to-head. We battle down to a Final Six, and now it’s up to YOU the listener to choose!

Story Men - Mar 20, 2015

Pop Culture Bracketology 2015

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In This Episode:

0:00 – March Madness!

9:00 – This Year’s Bracket

10:00 – Round 1

1:01:00 – Round 2

1:08:00 – FINAL FOUR: You Choose

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Who will win the 2015 StoryMen Pop Culture Bracket? Vote now!

The StoryMen crash Dallas All-Con to investigate the relationship between religion and sci-fi/fantasy. We’re joined by authors Jake Kerr and Gabriel Gurrero.

Story Men - Mar 13, 2015

What Does God Need with a Starship? (Dallas All-Con 2015 Panel)

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All Con God-Starship Square2:00 – Meet the Panelists

4:30 – God(s) in Fantasy

15:00 – God(s) in Science Fiction

35:00 – Babylon 5

40:00 – The Limits of Language

Episode Links

StoryMen Episode 73 – “Can Jesus Save E.T. and Spock, too?”

Connect with Jake Kerr

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Jake’s Writing:

Tommy Black and the Staff of Light

The Old Equations (short fiction)

Connect with Gabriel Gurrero

(Twitter)

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How do you see religion and science-fiction interacting?

Welcome Back, StoryMen!

jrforasteros —  February 27, 2015 — 2 Comments

The StoryMen return with a wild and ranging new episode! We learn how Clay and JR. are settling into Dallas, and how JR. makes Clay fear for his life on a near-daily basis. After hearing what Pope Francis is giving up for Lent, we discuss why we were happy to see Birdman take home the Oscar for Best Picture and wrap up with a special guest PPOW!

Story Men - Feb 27, 2015

Welcome Back, StoryMen!

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In this Episode:

2:00 – Dallas Update
5:30 – Driving in the South
11:00 – Lent 2015
20:00 – What Pope Francis gave up for Lent
24:30 – The Oscars
34:00 – What’s new on NorvilleRogers.com?
44:30 – PPOW

Episode Links:

Pope Francis’ Guide to Lent: What You Should Give Up This Year

On NorvilleRogers this week:
6 Things I Learned When I Got Divorced

5 Reasons I’m Done Watching Walking Dead

The Joker, Hitler’s Dog and What Makes a Real Monster

Pop Culture Picks of the Week (POW)

Matt: Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma (Google | AmazoniTunes)

Clay: The Wire (Google | AmazoniTunes)

JR.: Arrow (Google | AmazoniTunes | Netflix)

Aaron: SERIAL podcast

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Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

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What are you giving up or adding for Lent?

Story Men - Feb 20, 2015

Apocalypse Weird

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The StoryMen kick off Season 5 with a bang! Welcome Nick Cole and Michael Bunker, architects of the mysterious and ambitious Apocalypse Weird universe. Nick and Michael give us a preview of this revolutionary new venture, and give every listener a FREE book. Plus, we all sing the praises of M. S. Corley.

In this Episode:

Apocalypse Weird  The Red King by Nick Cole

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0:00 – Welcome to Season 5!

5:30 – Pop Culture POW

12:00 – Michael Bunker: Off the Grid

16:00 – Apocalypse Weird

18:30 – Enter Nick Cole

21:30 – The Red King

37:00 – What happens on February 23?

54:00 – Connect with Apocalypse Weird!

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The Apocalypse Weird Books

How sweet are M. S. Corley's covers?!

How sweet are M. S. Corley’s covers?!

Book 1: The Red King by Nick Cole

Book 2: Texocalypse Now by Nick Cole and Michael Bunker

Book 3: The Dark Knight by Nick Cole

Book 4: Reversal by Jennifer Ellis

Book 5: The Serenity Strain by Chris Pourteau

Apocalypse Weird website

Connect with Nick Cole

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Connect with Michael Bunker

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Pop Culture Picks of the Week (POW)

Matt: Frank (Google  Amazon  iTunes)

ClayAmazon Smile

JR.: The Martian by Andy Weir

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What kind of apocalypse story would you tell?