Carson Holloway

January 10, 2014

“Girls” “Rage Spiral” Illustrates the Character of Contemporary Cultural Liberalism

According to Entertainment Weekly, a reporter asked a question at a press event that caused a “rage spiral” among some of the cast and creators of […]
January 7, 2014

A Lighthouse Doesn’t Move

Like Steve Skojec (you can read his excellent post here), I want to follow up on Emily Stimson’s wonderful post bringing to light the late Paul […]
December 27, 2013

Catholics, Liberal and Conservative

I definitely do agree with most of what Emily says in her post–“Two Words Catholics Need to Stop Using . . . Like Now.”  And I […]
December 23, 2013

Phil the Merciful

The last week has seen an explosion of indignation at the remarks of Duck Dynasty‘s Phil Robertson on homosexuality (he referred to it in the context […]
December 20, 2013

Four Fun Short Films for Christmas

One of the enjoyable parts of the Christmas season is re-watching the great films that the season has inspired.  The best among these only get more […]
December 15, 2013

The Grinch and the Whos Versus Pope Benedict and Linus van Pelt

Dr. Seuss’s Grinch has become–with Dickens’s Ebeneezer Scrooge, on whom the Grinch seems to be based–an icon of anti-Christmas grouchy selfishness.  This despite the fact that […]
December 10, 2013

The Pope Emeritus Responds to an Atheist

I had to smile at his opening paragraphs, in which Benedict addresses his critic courteously but forcefully: Today, therefore, I would at last like to thank […]
December 4, 2013

A Modest Balanced Budget Proposal

Conservatives should not waste their time or energy promoting a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.  It is too hard to accomplish.  The amendment process requires […]
November 30, 2013

Four Ways to Have a More Meaningful Advent

Every year Christmas–or the “Holiday season”–seems to become more of a racket and less of a celebration of one of the central mysteries of the Christian […]