Archive: May 2008



Song of the Day: Ron Block

By Andrew Peterson

Ron Block has written several of Alison Krauss’s most popular songs. In 2003 the two of them were a part of the annual Behold the Lamb of God Christmas show, and played “There is a Reason,” one of Ron’s Read More ›

Song of the Day: Buddy Greene Covers Mark Heard on TOKENS

By Andrew Peterson

Last night I had the pleasure of attending (with novelist and Rabbit Room contributor Jonathan Rogers) the second taping of Tokens, a journey through books, music, humor, and theology in the spirit of A Prairie Home Companion. Read More ›

The Health of the Storyteller

By Matt Conner

I write and speak for a living. Sometimes it is my own story that I communicate while many times it is the stories of others – of friends, Biblical characters, interesting people past and present. It is honestly a fun Read More ›

Prince Caspian: My Take (Spoiler Alert)

By Ron Block

If there ever was a fan of Narnia, it’s me. I first read the Chronicles as an eight year old boy, and I have read and reread the books so many times I can’t even begin to count. What those books awakened in me Read More ›

Memorial Day Reflection: Band of Brothers

By Jason Gray

One of the first times I stayed at Andrew Peterson’s house, he insisted I watch Band Of Brothers and made me take his DVD box set of the HBO miniseries home with me, assuring me “It’ll change your life.” Read More ›

The Nashville Weaklings

By Andrew Peterson

A few days ago, we had our first Weaklings meeting in more than a year. If you’re not familiar with the Nashville Weaklings, it’s a collective of songwriters not much less diverse than the group of contributors Read More ›

You Against You: A Concert Review

By Stephen Lamb

 

Around this time last year, Eric Peters played a concert in Murfreesboro, TN that I was planning on attending, but bad weather, a long work week, and sickness conspired against me and I wasn’t able to Read More ›

Babette’s Feast: It’s Food, So What’s the Big Deal?

By Curt McLey

I’m deeply grateful that Jason Gray mentioned this movie in the reply of a recent post. It won an Academy Award in 1987 for Best Foreign Language film. I’ve intended to see it for a long time and Jason’s Read More ›

A Fireside Chat

By Andrew Peterson

I just got off the phone with my brother, who really liked the movie. He challenged my opinion (see the comments from the previous post), but ended up solidifying it. The conversation also reminded me of a Read More ›

Murfreesboro Awakenings

By Eric Peters

Many thanks to the fine folks at Trinity UMC in Murfreesboro, TN last night for hosting me a second time. This was originally scheduled to be a show this past December, but one I had to cancel due to a severe Read More ›

Prince Caspian?

By Andrew Peterson

I haven’t seen it yet, but I just finished reading it again to my children.

Now, if you know me at all you know that I’m a cry-baby. For example, I got choked up tonight when I was Read More ›

Lars and the Real Girl

By Evie Coates

I know what you’re thinking…well, I know what I’m thinking. “A review of a movie involving a sex doll? In the Rabbit Room??” But we are all safe because, well…suffice it to say, I recommended this film to my Read More ›