The Origins of Happiness and Beauty and the Beast

Dissecting Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast, Deeper Podcast discusses the messages of the movie. Where does happiness originate and where does love fall into that equation? An obvious agenda of the movie was fighting stereotypes, but is the movie’s most innocent character guilty of stereotyping? Enjoy french accents, singing, …

Intermission

This week Deeper takes a short intermission. We have a mini-episode for you with some upcoming news and a special treat at the end. Thank you for supporting us and we will see you next week with another full episode of Deeper.

Tragedy and Loss ft. Jackie Kennedy

Join us and Dr. Rix to discuss the movie Jackie, the JFK assassination, and human suffering. Grief is not meant to be a public event, but it was for Jackie Kennedy. With this episode, we dive deeper into human loss with heavy hearts.   Links to things mentioned in the …

Consumeristic Love and The Bachelor

The Bachelor creates an opportunity to get up close and personal into the dating life of a young bachelor and his dates. We dive deeper into the show and what it reveals about dating today. Has dating become a game? Has dating become a cheap charade? Are we approaching people …

The Structure of Life with Lego Movies

The Lego movies communicate a unique portrayal of God and the world. Is this portrayal accurate? Join us in discussing “the man upstairs”, the structure of our life, and what it means to be chosen. In the end, you may find that everything is awesome. Links to things mentioned in …

Compromising Dreams in La La Land

The award-winning movie La La Land hums a nostalgic tune about dreams with which the audience is left feeling both happy and uncomfortable. Sometimes the happy ending isn’t a fairytale ending. Discuss with us as we dance through La La Land to see the sacrifices that often take place to …

Body Image: The New Drug

Millions of people are affected by negative body image. From this, low self-esteem, plastic surgery, and body-alterations are trending. What part of our media and culture is contributing to negative body image? The epidemic of negative body image has become a popular discussion and the discussion has led to changes …

Fighting the Pressures of Love with The Lobster

Within our culture there is a peer pressure to find a partner and get married. The movie The Lobster brilliantly satires this pressure and illustrates the strain such a pressure takes on individuals. With the help of this film, we discuss the messed up love story our culture has created. …

Parallels and Infiltration of Sports Culture in our Society.

American society is saturated with sports! It seems most every part of our culture is influenced by sports in some way, including our churches. Explore the parallels and infiltration of Sports Culture within the contemporary church with us and our guest, Kevin McKee! Links to things mentioned in the show: …