Sightings Articles

Steve Jobs and the Cult of Apple by Benjamin E. Zeller

Steve Jobs, legendary co-founder of Apple (né Apple Computer) died this month at the age of 56. Immediately a series of memorial shrines sprung up at Apple Stores around the world. Images of such shrines—and that is certainly what they are—reveal per...

October 20, 2011

The Bricolage Religion of LOST and American Religious Culture by Benjamin E. Zeller

This spring the television series LOST, which achieved cult status over its six seasons, came to an end.  A tale of the survivors of an airplane crash on a mysterious tropical island, the series wove together stories of the survivors’ pasts and prese...

July 22, 2010