Tag Archive: Spirituality

Conway Twitty, Blue Diamonds, and Gold Teeth: True Detective’s “Maybe Tomorrow”

By John Bucher (@johnkbucher) “Maybe Tomorrow” begins with a vision in Ray Velcoro’s head. It would be easy to mistake the performer in the opening sequence as a bad Elvis impersonator. It’s actually… Continue reading

THE HIDDEN EYES IN TRUE DETECTIVE

In Season One of True Detective, a character named Dewall says to Rust Cohle “I can see your soul at the edges of your eyes. It’s corrosive, like acid. You got a demon,… Continue reading

THE TRUTH INSIDE DEAD BOOKS: Looking at TRUE DETECTIVE

“Behold what was once a man,” Frank Semyon (Vince Vaughn) utters in the second season premiere of HBO’s True Detective. The quote is taken from Rev. Walter Mitchell’s obscure 1868 work titled Bryan… Continue reading

ROBBING PETER TO PAY SAUL

“It could be argued that all of life is one great coincidence,” Jimmy McGill theorizes in Hero, the fourth installment of AMC’s new hit, Better Call Saul. What doesn’t seem to be a… Continue reading

BETTER CALL SAUL: Broken Legs, Hammurabi’s Code, & the Ancient Art of Law

The idea of law is complex. At various times in the history of the human social structure, who decided what was acceptable and just how that was to be defined changed radically. Usually… Continue reading

THE FEAR OF VAMPIRES: What does it mean to truly be alive?

October is a crowded month at the box office. Studios begin to roll out projects they believe are Oscar-worthy. Horror and Halloween-themed films make their entrance. Even family films get into the fray as… Continue reading

Looking Ahead to Season 2 on The Leftovers

It’s going to be a long wait for Leftovers fans for season 2. Fortunately, HBO has green lit a second season and the mysteries in Mapleton will be further explored. Here are a… Continue reading

WESTWORLD IS COMING

While I plan to plum the depths of other pop culture masterpieces such as True Detective (season 2) and American Horror Story: Freakshow, my obsession will become HBO’s new show, WESTWORLD, when is… Continue reading

Rev. Matt Jamison: Jesus, Judas, or Job?

My take on the journey of Matt Jamsion. Is he Jesus, Judas, or Job? http://tinyurl.com/k3u7kxq

My 5 Prodigal Sons on HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS

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