Category Archives: Cultural Commentary

PeaceBang Reviews “In The Heart Of The Sea: The Musical!”

  (What is that thing, Jay?) Okay, it wasn’t a musical. It was a film by Ron Howard, starring Chris Hemsworth as the steely-eyed first mate of the whaling ship Essex that left Nantucket harbor in 1819 and got STOVE … Continue reading

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“St. Vincent” Is Quietly Revolutionary For Hollywood: A PeaceBang Review

[Warning: there will be mild spoilers in this essay, so don't read it if you want to see the movie. - PB] The movie “St. Vincent” is lifted out of cute cliché territory by the great Bill Murray in the … Continue reading

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Social Justice As An Embodied Soul

It has been a busy few days since I wrote about my own middle-aged single lady experience with rape culture. I have had a huge number of responses from clergy colleagues who have written to express their solidarity, share their … Continue reading

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