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An Interview With ‘On a Wing and a Prayer’ Director Sean McNamara
We chatted with Sean McNamara about his latest film, how his faith impacts his work and what advice he has for other Christian storytellers.
The Plugged In Show, Episode 184: Focus on Filters: What’s the Big Deal? Plus, Jonas Bros.’ ‘The Album’
Social media filters can be fun or potentially damaging. The Plugged In team breaks them down. Then we discuss Jonas Bros.’ The Album.
Is the Surgeon General’s Report on Social Media a Cultural Tipping Point?
Social media usage has been shown to correlate with links to depression, anxiety, suicide and a lower quality of life when consumed habitually in large quantities daily.
Movie Tuesday: ‘The Little Mermaid’ Makes a Splash
The Little Mermaid made big waves at the box office, swimming to an estimated $95.4 million during the traditional three-day weekend.
The Plugged In Show, Episode 183: Screens, Teens & Porn, plus The Little Mermaid
What do we do about the problem of pornography in an age of ubiquitous screens? We talk about that on our latest episode.
Sin, Salvation and The Little Mermaid’s Poor Unfortunate Souls
With The Little Mermaid swimming into theaters, we take a look at the 1989 classic. And we discover it’s surprisingly spiritual.
Movie Monday: ‘Fast X’ Finishes First
The latest chapter in the Fast & Furious franchise gunned its engine, put the pedal to the metal and cruised to an estimated $67.5 million in North America.
Tech Trends: Mental Health Awareness Month, the Dirty Dozen and AI Continued
How folks are combating technology’s affect on mental health, a dozen apps guilty of child exploitation, AI developments and more.
The Plugged In Show, Episode 182: Summer Movie Preview! (Plus, Fast X)
Summer is here! And Hollywood’s own hottest season is now well under way. This week, we talk about upcoming blockbusters and Fast X.
AM Radio Is Dying. Should We Care?
Despite arguments in favor of this 100-year-old communication system, I can’t help but wonder if technological change is leaving it behind.
Plugged In Parent’s Guide to Today’s Technology
Good media discernment is about guarding our eyes and hearts before we watch or listen. And it’s also about grappling with the entertainment we do see or hear. That’s why the Plugged In Blog is devoted to guarding, discussing and grappling. About Plugged In >>