Connor Danstrom
  • S5 Episode 17 – Beard interference “The Lord God then took the man and settled him in the garden of Eden, to cultivate and care for it. The Lord God gave the man this order: You are free to eat from any of the trees of the garden except the tree of knowledge of good and evil. From that tree you […] No responses February 24, 2017
  • S5 Episode 16 – The dad in me “We tremble here on a vertiginous edge. The self is not a thing but a perspective; but, as Nagel reminds us, perspectives are not in the world but on the world.”   -Roger Scruton The Face of God Apologies for the quality of connection. The guys are on pilgrimage in the Holy Land right now but found the time […] No responses February 1, 2017
  • S5 Episode 15 – Afpar When he took the three disciples To the mountainside to pray, His countenance was modified, his clothing was aflame. Two men appeared: Moses and Elijah came; They were at his side. The prophecy, the legislation spoke of whenever he would die.   -Sufjan Stevens, The Transfiguration Mike and Rob are headed off to the Holy Land […] No responses January 11, 2017
  • S5 Episode 14 – Eight eyes “A new law of the Cosmos, applicable only to the recently appeared triadic creature: If you’re a big enough fool to climb a tree and like a cat refuse to come down, then someone who loves you has to make as big a fool of himself to rescue you.”   – Walker Percy, Lost in the […] No responses December 28, 2016
  • S5 Episode 13 – Official band “All glory be to God on high, and to the earth be peace! good will henceforth from God to man: begin and never cease!”   -The Oh Hellos, Mvmt II., “Begin and Never Cease” The three of us went to a concert that we all really liked. Here is some stuff we mention: The Oh […] No responses December 14, 2016
  • S5 Episode 12 – Jet packs “And just as we should need some extra powers of breathing, not contained in our nature, to live on another planet, so we need extra powers in our soul, not contained in our nature, in order that we may live the life of heaven. These powers which are not ours by nature, which are necessary […] No responses December 7, 2016
  • S5 Episode 11 – Super good guy “I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done so since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence. I much prefer history, true or feigned, with its varied applicability to the thought and experience of readers. I think that many confuse ‘applicability’ with ‘allegory’; but the one resides in […] No responses November 30, 2016
  • We are one with the Cubs I, like Eddie Vedder, am a Cubs fan. Or at least I have considered myself one from before I can remember. A few years ago Vedder wrote a song about our beloved Cubs that has gotten a lot of airplay recently. It goes, “We are one with the Cubs. With the Cubs we’re in love.” […] 2 responses November 18, 2016
  • S5 Episode 10 – I’d eat it “Dad’s philosophy of life was that if you can get somebody on a lawn chair, outside on a Sunday, while he was doing pork steaks in the barbeque pit, listening to Harry Caray and the Saint Louis Cardinals in the background with a bottle of Busch, you could win over anybody. There’s nobody that if […] No responses November 16, 2016
  • S5 Episode 9 – Word salad “I see it now,” she said. “You think times have lengths. A night is always a night whatever you do in it, as from this tree to that is always so many paces whether you take them quickly or slowly. I suppose that is true in a way. But the waves do not always come […] No responses November 9, 2016