Nick Ripatrazone

Nick Ripatrazone has written for Rolling Stone, GQ, and The Atlantic. His latest book is "The Habit of Poetry: The Literary Lives of Nuns in Mid-century America."

Nick Ripatrazone

Tony Soprano: Father, Killer

On its 25th anniversary, a look at how an episode of ‘The Sopranos’ managed to both relate with and repel its audience.

How ‘The Exorcist’ Took the Sacred Seriously

A look back at William Friedkin’s 1973 film.

Cormac McCarthy’s Blood and Guts Catholicism

The late writer’s gritty style gives us a window into his religious upbringing and imagination.