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Jason Kirk
Hello, I work on some sports and not-sports blogs and podcasts and so forth. Sometimes I post here too
Created 16 Apr 2020
  • Brushed red, living in black and white
    06 Oct 2021 • 15 min read • 17 32
    Sup. I typed a shitload of navel-gazing1, and if you choose to read it, you’re the one choosing to read it. Elsewhere in newer-ish stuff: Vacation Bible School has new episodes. And some fellowshippy ...
  • Comeback
    30 Dec 2020 • 16 min read • 30 55
    Here’s a long post. No offense if it’s not your thing. It’s about how a bad movie caused an improbable chain of glad tidings. It was a horrible year for all of us, albeit with some moments of clarity ...
  • The 10 least effective Exodus plagues
    08 Oct 2020 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Hello, how are you? This post is associated with the Vacation Bible School Podcast, which is kind of nearly done with Exodus. Up next are an episode on the Law and an episode on the journey to the Pro...
  • A Vacation Bible School Podcast book list
    07 Sep 2020 • 6 min read • 2 15
    The Vacation Bible School Podcast is an attempt to discover how cool the Bible really is, regardless of how lame it was made to be when we were in Sunday school. Emily and I are reading all of it anew...
  • Rogue ones
    27 Jul 2020 • 4 min read • 5 2
    Vacation Bible School’s fifth episode, on Young Moses vs. the Pharaoh, is up. Emily and I talked about the Prince of Egypt movie, the much-cooler stories behind the stories of Jethro and the plagues, ...
  • You could just stop scheduling Liberty University football
    24 Jun 2020 • 5 min read • 15 14
    The latest episode of the Vacation Bible School Podcast is up. We’d planned to cram the story of Joseph in with Exodus, since it explains how the Israelites wound up in Egypt, but we wanted to appreci...
  • Fight the Power
    02 Jun 2020 • 4 min read • 9 0
    A man wrestled with Jacob until daybreak. When the man saw that he had not prevailed against Jacob, he touched the socket of his thigh; so the socket of Jacob’s thigh was dislocated while he wrestled ...
  • The Bible's alarming lack of platypus myths
    17 May 2020 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Episode two of Vacation Bible School is up, hopefully on every podcast platform. We’re joined by Ryan Nanni and Michael Felder to break down the insane Darren Aronofsky movie about Noah’s ark (PIRATES...
  • Cain: Hot Rod
    04 May 2020 • 6 min read • 13 4
    The first episode of the Vacation Bible School Podcast is up, depending on your app. It’s on RSS, Spotify, Stitcher, Pocket, Soundcloud, and Facebook lol. I’ve applied for an Apple page. Others like O...
  • "I hope that I will never let you down"
    22 Apr 2020 • 4 min read • 23 44
    (Vacation Bible School Podcast feeds are now live. Here are links to a bunch!) Vacation Bible School @VBSpodcast Hello fallen world April 18th 202036 Retweets226 Likes So my employer, Vox Media, place...
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