Zachary Thomas Settle: And Now He’s Alone: Season 5, Episode 15 Walter White is in decay, and he has been for some time now. Things seemed to take a turn for the worse, though, while Walt, or should I say Mr. Lambert, was in New Hampshire. While we remain uncertain of the situation with […]
Zachary Thomas Settle: Redemption’s Brief Encounter with Justice: Season 5, Episode 13 Last night’s episode of Breaking Bad caught me off guard. What’s impressive to me about last night’s episode is the way that all of the details and mechanics of the narrative came together so brilliantly. Each piece was meticulously placed in a moving form, […]
Zachary Thomas Settle: Faithful to the End: Season 5, Episode 11 Lauren wrote last week on the idea of sin, as its represented in the last few episodes of Breaking Bad, as a sort of commitment, a commitment that one has to honor. I think Lauren is right. Walt, is a man of utter faithfulness; […]
Zachary Thomas Settle: All the Way Down the Rabbit Hole: Season 5, Episode 10 One of the most interesting things about the public’s reception of Breaking Bad is its overwhelming dislike of Skyler White; no other character has motivated such harsh critiques. I have to say, though, that Skyler has been one of my favorite […]
Zachary Thomas Settle: The Beginning of the End: Season 5, Episode 9 The beginning of episode 9 of the fifth season of Breaking Bad reminded us why this show is so incredibly unique. The opening shot of skateboarders in the White’s abandoned pool and Walt’s terrifying greeting to his neighbor once again signify that Walt’s […]
Hello all. I’m excited to announce that The Other Journal is staring a new series in conjunction with the final eight episodes of Breaking Bad. We will be reviewing and discussing the show weekly, after each episode airs, in hopes of cultivating a fruitful and beneficial conversation about theology, culture, media and all things Breaking Bad. […]
If you are a regular follower of the Mediation blog, I (on behalf of myself, Brian, Thomas, Aaron and Kelly) have to apologize for a slowdown in posts, especially over the Christmas season. In all of the far-flung places we are found across this great continent (from Seattle to Atlanta to Toronto), things have been […]
Jeff Keuss discusses the hit TV series *Lost*, including its finale, in light of Augustine’s concepts of love and creation.
This essay explores the origins of our definitions of beauty.