David Mihalyfy

David Mihalyfy (@mihalyfy) has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Divinity School. His popular writing on religion and culture has also appeared in venues like Religion Dispatches, Contingent Magazine, and the Atlantic online.
How Pop Music Mainstreams Religious Weirdness

How Pop Music Mainstreams Religious Weirdness

With its devils and aliens, pop music can be a “window on the weird”, sweeping odd material lodged in subcultural pockets into the broader currents of culture.


The Optimist Died Inside of Me: Death Cab for Cutie’s ‘Narrow Stairs’

Silent Film’s Raymond Griffith Pulled Tricksters Out of Top Hats

The 10 Most Memorable Non-Smash Hit Singles of 1984

30 Years of Slowdive’s ‘Souvlaki’