Entries by Caleb Young

Why This Joker Should Be Taken Seriously

This version of the Joker’s story is one that speaks into how divisive our society is, examines the dark hold that depression has on people, as well as pointing to the emptiness and meaninglessness of life that many of us feel. It is a cautionary tale about the villains our society can create when love, empathy for others, and truth are thrown to the wayside.

3 Things I Learned From the Homeless

“Keep an eye out for watermelon boxes. They’re the thickest ones out there,” Fridge instructed as we headed for that night’s cardboard run.

It was only my second night sleeping on the streets, but I already knew exactly what Fridge—one of our guides for the weekend who has spent many years homeless—was talking about.

Searching: How Far Will You Go For Your Loved Ones?

Searching, the first film from 27-year-old director Aneesh Chaganty, is a crime thriller starring John Cho who plays David, a father in a desperate search for his missing daughter.

Should Israel Folau Have Said What He Said?

Words can build up or destroy. For Australia rugby star Israel Folau, it was a lesson he had to learn the hard way after his response to a comment on his Instagram post went viral—and awry.

Remembering Anzac Day And An Exemplary Army Chaplain

The call for a “padre” rang out down the line. Some poor “digger” (the colloquial term for an Australian soldier) had died and a chaplain was needed for the burial service.

Dunkirk: Searching For The Way Home

What would you do to survive? And to what lengths would you go to save others? These are the questions at the core of Dunkirk, an action-packed thriller of a war film based on real-life events at the French port town of Dunkirk during World War II.