Pokémon GO to Church

Pokémon GO, a new “augmented reality” game, uses GPS coordinates to place animated Pokémon at locations in the real world. Many churches are designated as “Gyms” or “Pokéstops” within the game and, consequently, are seeing a bizarre increase in foot traffic. Check out this podcastfrom the Busted Halo Radio Show where Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP, talks with Mike […]

Subject of ‘Serial’ Receives a Retrial

In 2014, Sarah Koenig of “This American Life” debuted the spinoff podcast “Serial,” which examined the complicated circumstances surrounding the 1999 murder of teenager Hae Min Lee and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed. Over the course of twelve episodes, Koenig delves into the murky details of the case and asks whether or […]

U.K. Voters Narrowly Choose Brexit

After months of contentious campaigning, voters in the United Kingdom finally cast their ballots last week to decide whether or not to leave the European Union.

Alicia Keys and #NoMakeup

Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Alicia Keys published an essay last week detailing her decision to stop wearing makeup.