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Another Week Ends: Robotic Employees, Free Speech Zones, Travel by Bubble, Carnival Culture, More <i>Love</i>, Less Self-Help, and Mary Tyler Moore

Another Week Ends: Robotic Employees, Free Speech Zones, Travel by Bubble, Carnival Culture, More Love, Less Self-Help, and Mary Tyler Moore

1. Ever feel like a robot at work? Well, the good news is, it’s the weekend so maybe you can hit your off-switch. The bad news comes from an article John Harris wrote in The Guardian, “Digital giants are turning workers into robots.” It’s about increasingly invasive programs which monitor work ethic. Eugh. The US retail chain Target announced in 2015 […]

Paging Dr. Carpenter: Elvis Presley's <i>Change of Habit</i>

Paging Dr. Carpenter: Elvis Presley’s Change of Habit

A early version of this essay appeared in the first issue of The Mockingbird, our print quarterly. The final version is taken from A Mess of Help: From the Crucified Soul of Rock n Roll.  I couldn’t believe my eyes. If previous forays into the music and life of Elvis Presley had taught me […]

Stop, Look and Listen, Baby! The King Goes Rubberneckin'

Stop, Look and Listen, Baby! The King Goes Rubberneckin’

I realized the other day that we’ve talked far too little on this site about Elvis Presley. I hereby pledge to do my best to rectify the situation. After all, we do believe that God became (Tiger) Man… Elvis has one of the more powerful and extensive (and underrated) Gospel catalogues around, but that’s not […]