Catholic in a Smalltown Podcast
A podcast about a young, Catholic couple raising kids in a small town. Faith. Family. Fun...Scandalous.
CST #277: It's Not a Wonderful Christmas Carol

CST #277: Not a Wonderful Christmas Carol

 

Mac & Kat take part in SQPN's marathon, we share our favorite gifts, review A Christmas Carol (2009), and remark on generosity and accidental grace during Christmas.

 

Movies:

A Christmas Carol (2009)

Its a Wonderful Life

Family Guy Star Wars parodies

 

Toys:

Syma X5C quadcoptor

 

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Direct download: CST_277.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:14pm EDT

CST #276: Merry Christmas

CST #276

 

Holiday camping, wrapping presents, and the flu is going around. We review a few movies and address an email about the frailty of some people's faith.

 

Movies:

Call Me Clause

Shaggy Dog

Ernest Saves Christmas

 

Music:

 

Robert Downey Junior - River

Direct download: CST_276.output.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:09pm EDT

CST #275: Hope, a Light in the Dark

Show Notes - CST #275

 

The boys are the stars of the Christmas play, we finally get the trees decorated, we review the finally of True Detective and enjoy the Amazon TV Stick. We also meditate on suffering and hope at Christmas.

 

Software:

YNAB

 

TV:

True Detective

Elf

 

Web Series:

Good Mythical Morning

 

Books:

 

Angela and the Baby Jesus by Frank McCourt

Direct download: CST_275.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:17pm EDT

CST #274: True Faith Detecting

Show Notes CST#274

 

Katherine goes a little crazy with the Christmas trees and gets some new budget software. Mac enjoys The Hobbit with the boys. And we look to the show True Detective for some really interesting ideas about religion and the human condition.

 

Movies and TV:

The Hobbit

True Detective

 

Books:

Hatchet by Gary Paulson

 

Software:

You Need a Budget - find it at ynab.com

 

Our Patreon account:

 

patreon.com/cst

Direct download: CST_274.output.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:37pm EDT

CST #273: Getting Ready

Show Notes CST #273

 

Back from Thanksgiving break at Mac's parents'; we unpack the Star Wars trailer; Mac becomes a Pirate Assassin; and we discuss getting ready for the Lord.

 

Movies & TV:

Trailers for Star Wars Episode VII & Jurassic World

The Incredibles

 

Games:

 

Assassin's Creed: Black Flag

Direct download: CST_273.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:09pm EDT

CST #272: So Good Its Scary

Show Notes - CST #272

Its been raining for two days, Mac is on vacation and the kitchen is coming together. We ask you if we should get tablets for our children, review Poltergeist, Homeland seasons 1 & 2, and talk about the cult of personality around the Jonestown Massacre.

 

TV & Movies:

Helix

Brooklyn 99

Downton Abbey

Peabody & Sherman

Poltergeist

 

Podcasts we're listening to:

TCND

Scoutmastcg.org

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn

Pop Culture Happy Hour

The Break

 

The Business 

Direct download: CST_272.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:49am EDT

CST #271: Out of this world busy

We apologize for not doing a real show and talk about Interstellar.

Direct download: CST_271.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:51pm EDT

CST #271: Out of this world busy

We apologize for not doing a real show and talk about Interstellar.

Direct download: CST_271.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:43pm EDT

CST #270: Stone Mountain Georgia On Our Minds

The kids had a great time at Stone Mountain, our kitchen is a mess, Ben gets into a book, Katherine makes me watch Jesse James, and I revisit The Road… all while praying without ceasing.

 

Books:

Maze Runner by James Daschner

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford by Ron Hansen

The Once and Future King by T.H. White

The Road

 

Movies:

Maze Runner

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Direct download: CST_270.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30pm EDT

CST #269: Homeland

Show Notes CST #269:

Scouts, pop-ups, & scaring Sam with Coroline. We talk about mission work while retired and the Feast of the Exultation of the Holy Cross.

 

TV & Movies:

Homeland

Memphis Belle

Forever

Selfie

 

Books:

Coroline

 

Podcasts:

 

Popculture Affidavitt

Direct download: CST_269.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:39pm EDT