John McLoughlin

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    The Pope's Final Day in NYC

    In his 2001 essay, "From Sabbath Proscriptions to Super Sunday Celebrations: Sports and Religion in America," Joseph L. Price examines the similarity between religious ritual and sports fandom. Price is especially interested in the parallels between religious spaces and ballparks, noting that baseba ... More >>

  • Film

    August 1, 2006

    Good Soldiers

    A restrained Oliver Stone redeems an epoch-defining disaster—and rehabilitates himself