Paul Gregory Alms is a Lutheran minister, writer and reader. His writing has won awards from the Associated Church Press and has appeared in many forums. His interests include history, theology, rock and roll, pop culture, and any interesting non-fiction writing. He still reads books that are printed on paper. He maintains a blog at incarnatus est.
Small Towns: Life in a Low Tech Web | 18 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM
To live in a small town is to be connected, and not electronically or digitally. Rather, it means to be connected to people in the flesh, to actual places, to land and buildings, to a common past.
'Endgame': The Story of Bobby Fischer from a Chess Hero to a Paranoid Anti-Semite | 2 Mar 2011 // 3:59 PM
This biography of Bobby Fischer traces his celebrated rise as a cold war hero at the game of chess to a strange, hateful man broadcasting hateful rants against the US and world Jewry.
'Lost and Found in Russia' is a Perceptive and Sympathetic Account of Everyday Life in Russia | 14 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM
In small villages and out of the way towns, individuals struggle to endure in the midst of economic uncertainties and political change. In these places, Susan Richards discovers a nation that is strange, unruly and mysterious.
SSLYBY, Telekinesis Cover Old Chicago Power Pop Act, Green | 21 Oct 2010 // 4:00 AM
Green, a overlooked but wonderful Chicago power pop act from the '80s, gets a nod from Someone Still Love You Boris Yeltsin and tour mates Telekinesis.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin Streams New CD | 18 Aug 2010 // 4:25 AM
Let It Sway, the new release by the indie pop rock foursome Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, is the next step in their evolution.