catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Art & Design

Learning new ways

A review of Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.


Annealing life on the anvil

A review of Todd McCarthy’s film The Visitor.

Zooming out

A book review of The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson.


Philosophy in the family

A book review of Gum, Geckos and God: A Family's Adventure in Space, Time and Faith by James S. Spiegel.

Fame on film

How a medium that is itself engulfed in fame has something to teach us about public people.


Rock Star Fever

A proposed cure to a very attractive disease.

Give me liberty or give me death

A review of Garth Jennings’ film Son of Rambow.



Exploring life lessons about public image in an episode of Firefly.

Pop culture = low culture?

An interview about language and culture with a partner in critical blogging.


Culture and the Christian

On the benefits of a classical education for understanding the human condition.