T-shirt slogans, Black Clover, and…Diet Coke? Yes, these topics are all connected, as ways we can fool ourselves. Join Matthew of Team Anchester this week as he explains how vanity, as seen in Black Clover, compares to some everyday examples that many of us might not have thought anything of. Besides the aforementioned Diet Coke… Read More TangleCast 60: Vanity, Vanity
If you’re tuning into this episode, you probably like anime. A lot. So if we were to tell you that anime matters, you’d probably agree. But on today’s episode of the TangleCast, Matthew of Team Anchester explains that anime doesn’t just matter to otaku—it matters, period. We invite you to listen along and discover why… Read More TangleCast 57: Why Anime Matters
Have you seen EndGame yet? Then keep it to yourself! Matthew still hasn’t seen it. However, he does know a thing or two about the origin of superhero stories. This week he leads Team Anchester in a crash-course history lesson about the inarguably Judaic origins of the superhero, why Christians should care, and how it… Read More TangleCast 56: Afikomen, All Might, and the Superhero
Are you fan of Code Geass? Well, Team Anchester is not, and Matthew is ready to explain why, and its not because the series isn’t fun or engaging or interesting—its because Lelouch is “a man without a chest.” Listen in to see what that means in this episode that continues our weeklong theme of loneliness.… Read More TangleCast 54: Code Geass and Men Without Chests
This week on the TangleCast, Matthew of Team Anchester brings on a familiar guest and podcast contributor, Alex. Together, they try grappling with the controversial topics of sexual content in anime, what Scripture says about it, and what that means for Christians. Where is the line when it comes to sexual humor? Is there even… Read More TangleCast Episode 52: Are We Glorying in our Shame?
This week on the TangleCast, Matthew of Team Anchester takes a different route than usual. You’re invited to listen in on how God spoke to Matthew recently with an unexpected anime reference, proving that the God of the universe does in fact love nerds. We hope that you might be encouraged by this unique testimony.… Read More TangleCast 50: Separation and Protection
How should you face an opponent who is bigger and scarier than yourself? Let’s increase the difficulty: How do you do it well? Further? What do you do when that enemy is part of you? Join Matthew of Team Anchester as he continues his Romans kick, this time looking at the 2018 series, Megalobox. Learn… Read More Tanglecast 48: Fighting with Myself
Everyone wants to win. Everyone wants to be a hero. That’s why we love anime about heroes who conquer all odds. But what’s left for the good guys to do once they conquer? When all the odds have been even-ed? Are they heroic in the off-hours? Does one eat, drink, and do everything else as… Read More TangleCast 45: What’s More Than A Conqueror?
What does the lowly birth of Christ in a manger have to do with season three of Attack on Titan, and especially that scoundrel, Kenny Ackerman? Far more than you could possibly imagine. Join Matthew of Team Anchester as he prepares us for Christmas by explaining an unexpected connection. Here’s this week’s CQ (Cast Question):… Read More TangleCast 43: A Very Merry Attack on Titan Christmas
This week on the TangleCast, Team Anchester, anchored (and followed-up…and written…and produced…and all other things…) by Matthew, asks the question: How exactly did Beneath the Tangles get to where it is today? The site’s founder, TWWK (Charles), joins him to regale the listeners with tales of old (hey, eight years is a pretty long time in aniblogging) and gives some hints as to where the website might be heading in the future.
Here’s this week’s CQ (Cast Question): What is one of the things that you appreciate about what we do at Beneath the Tangles?… Read More TangleCast 40: Birth of the Tangles