Last week the students in my Writing Close to the Earth online class read George Orwell's classic essay, "Politics and the English Language." In it ... Read More
What is it that makes ghost stories so much fun? Is it just that they’re scary and suspenseful and make us jump? Or is something deeper going on? What if these eerie tales of things that go bump in the night are actually lifting the veil and shining light on something real and good and true about the world? In this episode, Andrew Peterson (singer-songwriter, author, and poet) investigates these questions and tries to get at the heart of why these stories fill us with such a delightful shiver.