Arts & Culture IdeasJim McDermottFebruary 14, 2020
At times “10 Things” feels like being witness to little acts of self-liberation.
Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottFebruary 01, 2020
Watching the finale, my mind wandered through places in my life that have been special to me.
Arts & Culture FilmJim McDermottDecember 27, 2019
In my experience the separation of priest from everybody else is neither helpful nor based on any kind of truth.
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottDecember 20, 2019
Being courtside at a presidential candidate debate sounds thrilling, but it turns out that you don’t get a great view of all the candidates. While I can see Biden’s head, I cannot see the body to which it is attached, and from my angle Senator Elizabeth Warren is just a left arm. Worse, Mayor Pete
Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottDecember 16, 2019
The new show from Damon Lindelof is more than another high concept sci-fi series.
Arts & Culture FilmJim McDermottDecember 10, 2019
The story of a film that became an inspiration to Jesuits and their companions worldwide.
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottOctober 30, 2019
The convent lost power and generators were put into place as backup. A fire department captain told local media that the sisters, some of whom were on oxygen, were scared but in good spirits. “We joked with them a little bit.... They are a great bunch of ladies.”
Faith DispatchesJim McDermottOctober 29, 2019
“Up until the last five or 10 years, Mass was offered every day. Then it was hard to get priests [every day]; then it was hard to get priests on the weekend. There were [fewer priests] in the parishes and they were being stretched thin.”