Category Archives: Featured Stories

10 Reasons You Should Still Care About the Mavs

vinceThough the Mavericks may not make the playoffs for the first time in 12 years, the season is not over yet. There are plenty of reasons to care about your hometown team.

Read the article at Pegasus News.

Dallas Mavericks’ Beards

dirkJust when things couldn’t look bleaker, just when a playoff spot seemed more like a pipe dream than a realistic team goal, there came … the Beard.

Read my first official sports piece at Pegasus News.

The Top 25 Gangster Films of the Last 40 Years

In celebration of The Godfather‘s 40th birthday, I made a list of the top 25 gangster films of the last 40 years. Eventually, I lost count of how many times I wrote the names Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro.

Check out the list at Paste.

The Peculiar Allure of Mad Men

In the last few months, there have been so many “think” pieces on Mad Men  that it’s gotten out of control. I, of course, couldn’t resist joining the conversation with a piece on the redemption and downfall of Don Draper.

Read the article at Relevant.

Josh Hamilton and the Gospel

For those of you who don’t watch television, listen to the radio, read the news or interact with other human beings, superstar Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers fell off the wagon—again. The former drug addict and alcoholic, who before a slip-up in 2009 found Jesus and sobered up, held a press conference in early February where he apologized for another drunken escapade with which all the details still remain unknown—and probably will given the threat of a hefty lawsuit. Continue reading

Bringing Hope Into the Wasteland

I recently wrote an article about a missionary to Haiti for Adventures In Missions, which was published by RELEVANT Magazine. Read it here.