Eric Scheske
Writer's Site



Eric Scheske is a writer and editor with a special interest in the unconventional aspects of religion and philosophy's relationship to popular culture. He is the former editor of Gilbert Magazine and has written over 100 articles, columns, and short stories for nearly two dozen publications, including The Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, Vocabula Review, Touchstone, Our Sunday Visitor, and National Catholic Register. He obtained a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame School of Law. He can be reached through our online contact form or by calling (269) 651-1770.

This site presents a small sample of his published articles, as well as articles and book excerpts that have never been published.

Click here to view Eric Scheske's Writing Resume.

Articles and Short Stories

Articles on the Web:

Cooling Down with the Cell Phone (2007)

Noise: The Eighth Capital Sin (2007)

Ben Franklin and the Mouse: Multi-Tasking in America (2004)

The Conservative Convert (2003)

Existentialism in the Pew (2001)

Three American Sophomores (2000)

Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Shapeshifters (1999)

Collection of Articles at Catholic Exchange

Collection of Articles at Busted Halo


Additional articles and short stories published by Eric Scheske that are not available elsewhere on theWeb:

Gothic Nihilism

God on the Sleeve

It's A Guy Thing

Drunk and Driven


Eric has a tendency to be too religious for the secular market and too secular for the religious market. He suspects there's a large audience for such material, but he hasn'tbeen able to tap it yet. Here are samples of his dozens of misfitpieces that haven't found a public outlet:

C.S. Lewis, Beer, and the Tao

Killing Socrates

Top Twenty Decadents of Western Civilization

The Lion, the Lamb, and the Crescent

Saints and SOBs

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