Episode 52: All About Cassowaries...and Other Stuff
Doug McKelvey is a fountainhead of surprising and interesting facts about cassowaries, a kind of prehistoric ninja bird native to Papua New Guinea. His staggering expertise leads to a discussion of the nature of expertise, the relationship between truth and doubt, and the heartache of writer's block.
C. S. Lewis saw George MacDonald as a kind of spiritual and literary father. These days, however, he’s not so widely read. In this episode, Ron Block explains why we should all be reading MacDonald, and how to get started.