Tag: Economy

P.I.D. Radio 5/10/15: Theology from Fiction

THE TELEVISION series Dig is a well-written and stylish archaeological thriller. We discuss elements of the show and the tendency of people — selves included — to incorporate fiction into our theology.

P.I.D. Radio 7/13/13: Of (Genetically Engineered) Mice and Men

RESEARCHERS IN England announced this week the creation of genetically-engineered mice with artificial human chromosomes in every cell of their bodies.  The government there has pledged tens of millions of… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 3/17/13: The Pope, Pepsi, and Pop Culture

WHILE IRISH people (in the U.S., anyway) celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we look back to 3/13/13 and the election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as the new head of the Roman… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 2/17/13: Fire in the Sky

IT’S BEEN an odd week.  Following the surprise announcement of Pope Benedict’s resignation, a spectacular fireball streaked across the Siberian sky, injuring some 1,200 people when the meteorite exploded in… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 10/28/12: A Drone Again, Naturally

Regardless of who wins the United States presidential election nine days from now, our drone war against suspected terrorists (and anyone within an acceptable radius, from a collateral damage standpoint) will continue without interruption.

zombie preparedness

P.I.D. Radio 6/4/12: Zombie Apocalypse

WE’RE NOT sure what is more disturbing — the recent stories from Miami, Maryland, and Canada of cannibalistic behavior or the snarky Internet meme that followed, declaring the onset of a… Read more »

Nostradamus

P.I.D. Radio 5/7/12: The Nostradamus Effect

IN WHICH we briefly discuss the recent wave of TV programming that elevates the 16th century mystic to the status of prophet. Why are so many people drawn to these… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 2/19/12: A Trillion Here, A Trillion There…

SOMETIMES WE come across stories that seem important and connected, but we just can’t get our minds completely around them. Try these on for size. Lord James of Blackheath, whom… Read more »