(This was the address I delivered to the Buechner Institute at King College last year. Frederick Buechner’s 90th birthday was just over a month ago, so I post it here and invite you all to respond with your own reminiscences of the Read More ›
When soldier Martin Millar leaves for the Dragon Crusade, his brother, Marco the stableboy, accidentally tags along. What follows is fun and adventure, dragons and curses and talking horses and bandits! In short, a lot more than either brother expects. Read More ›
Chesterton once wrote that the great lesson of “Beauty and the Beast” was “that a thing must be loved before it is lovable.” Beautiful idea, right? But it’s hard to believe in a world where that sort of thing happens so rarely. Read More ›
Andrew Osenga just released a covers EP, which was a bonus feature of his Heart*Soul*Flesh*Bone 4 EP project, or if you prefer, extended double album. I got a chance to sit down with him and talk about the project– and one cover in particular. Read More ›
Summer’s drawing to a close, and a while back we asked the Facebook hordes to list their favorite books for summer reading. Here’s what they had to say. What about the rest of you? Read More ›
Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote 22 novels, 530 short stories, 500 poems, and 30 essays. And by the time of her death in 1942, she was a household name, not just in Canada, but all over the world.
So, how did she do it? Read More ›
[This week in the round, Katherine Kamin (of Cardiff State) tells us the story behind their song “Undaunted.”]
This song came out of my inability to let things go. Read More ›
[Here’s the latest from the Rabbit Room’s resident cartoonist. Click through to read the whole strip.] Read More ›
Stacy Grubb is in the process of creating a new gospel record. She has a bluegrass sound that’s haunting and tender, and when she sings a hymn, her voice feels timeless as the mountains. I got a chance to ask Stacy a few questions about her upcoming record. Click here for more info about the project and click through for the full interview. Read More ›
Audrey Assad will be performing at Hutchmoot 2016 and we’re delighted to announce that we’ve now added her music to the Rabbit Room Store. Whether you’ll be at Hutchmoot or not this year, Audrey’s music is worth getting to know. Her latest CD, Inheritance, was just released earlier this year and it’s one of our favorites.
I recently sat down with the director of a play I’m working on to let him grill me with questions about the show. His questions covered everything from staging to music, but in the end it all boiled down to asking one primary question of my characters, “Why are you here?” Read More ›