Is Halloween a Christian Holiday?

Michael DuduitCulture

Is it true that Halloween is a holiday rooted in pagan cult traditions? It appears that just the opposite is the case – that it began as a Christian celebration. In an article by Father Augustine Thompson, he points out that “The origins of Halloween are, in fact, very Christian and rather American. Halloween falls on October 31 because of ... Read More

The Manliness of the Minivan

Chuck FullerCulture


Modern Manliness I’m writing in defense of the minivan. This seems self-serving since I own one (our second, actually), and seems disingenuous because I participate in the jesterly “no-swag wagon” banter that accompanies ownership. But hear me out. According to popular perception, a minivan says all the wrong things—the surrender of individual style, a capitulation to necessity, the loss of … Read More