It wasn’t a post that many people read, but back when I used to write more about such things, I admitted having grown up with almost no exposure to popular music, even that of my hometown: Growing up, I listened to almost no pop music. (I went to a birthday party in 3rd grade and my friends … More On Prince, Evangelicalism, and Being an Outsider
4/22/15 – This week’s episode of Past & Presence takes us to the intersection of popular culture and the past. I take viewers on a walking tour of F. Scott Fitzgerald sites in the author’s hometown of St. Paul, MN, and moderate a conversation about how the past is portrayed in films, TV series, video games, novels, and other media.
Here… • One Baptist political scientist paid tribute to another, as G.W. Carlson celebrated the legacy of Walfred H. Peterson. • Even more interesting than anything that I put in my post about changes in Winter Olympic records over time was this nugget passed along by a former student: when Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer … More That Was The Week That Was