catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Society & Institutions

How can you have any pudding if you don't eat your meat?

On the results of a steady diet from the industrial entertainment system.


Recovering an ancient vision for popular culture

A review of Journey to the Common Good by Walter Brueggemann.

Popularity contest

Examining the notion of popular culture in a segregated society.


The body, broken

A lament after a case of church burn-out.

Planting trees

An interview with Nicole Carlin about her family's work in Haiti.


Shopping for love

A cautionary tale from a renegade registering spree.

First, the wedding

On planning the ceremony after 50, with kids, in the midst of the stuff of life.


Telling a good story

An interview with Joy'l Ver Heul, organizer of a locally grown wedding show.

The wedding planner

Sorting out the essentials and non-essentials of the ceremony.


How NOT to propose

Some cautions toward focusing on what it's really all about.