Tag Archives: materialism

Keep Man in Christmas!

I’m spending Christmas at my mother’s house. As we ate Christmas Eve dinner an old Perry Cuomo Christmas Special played in the background. After a bunch of winter and Santa Claus songs, ol’ Perry led a huge Christmas pageant complete with shepherds and angels and sheep and cows. Mom said “I think I’ve seen every […]

Book Review: Walker Percy’s Love In the Ruins

LoveĀ in the Ruins, an apocalyptic comedy, was published in 1971 and takes place in what then would have been the “near future” of the early 1990’s. The place is Louisiana. The good old USA finds itself in a state of decline as liberals fight it out with conservatives, black guerrillas fight against whites, hippies living […]