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X-Men Apocalypse (the LOST episode!) – SA193

X-Men Apocalypse (the LOST episode!) – SA193

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe LOST X-Men Apocalypse movie review has been found! Recovered from the depths of Ben’s dead MacBook, the MacBook was resurrected and the episode was found, ready to be uploaded! Listen as Ben can’t figure out Evan’s X-Men preferences! Witness Steve talk about the movie without seeing it! And be astounded by the rabbit trails that take the team off the beaten path . . . more than usual. It was … Read entire article »

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“George MacDonald” A Strangers and Aliens Cartoon

Our Youtube Channel has relaunched! And with it, the first in a series of new cartoons! Evan gets himself in trouble when he fails to recollect legendary author George MacDonald. The Audio is taken from Strangers and Aliens Podcast “Episode 177: A Don Bluth Retrospective.” which you can find here: http://strangersandaliens.com/?s=bluth Find more videos at youtube.com/strangersandaliens … Read entire article »

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Alien Race SMACKDOWN (Episode I) – SA 192

Alien Race SMACKDOWN (Episode I) – SA 192

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHave you ever wondered what it would be like if the Galactic Empire fought Galactus? How about the Green Lantern Corps VS the Borg? Well your wondering days are over! (Sort of). Join Evan and Steve as they put their imaginations and Sci-Fi knowledge to use, speculating the winners of multiple 3-way matches between dozens of Alien Races! Part of a continuing series, this first installment is sure to … Read entire article »

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“Lust” (Part Five of the Seven Deadly Sins) — SA119

“Lust” (Part Five of the Seven Deadly Sins) — SA119

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this, the fifth episode of our Seven Deadly sins, Ben, Steve, and Dr. Jayce talk about the concept of lust and how it appears in science fiction and fantasy, Biblical applications, and what lust looks like in our own lives. You can listen to the other episodes in the series here. What did we miss? Let us know! E-mail or call us here! Artwork by Tim Baron! … Read entire article »

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy New Years Resolutions

Sci-Fi/Fantasy New Years Resolutions

What would some of our favorite characters resolve to do for the New Year? … Read entire article »

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“Greed” (Part Four of the Seven Deadly Sins) — Ep. 86

“Greed” (Part Four of the Seven Deadly Sins) — Ep. 86

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this, the fourth episode of our Seven Deadly sins, Ben, Steve, and Dr. Jayce talk about the concept of greed and how it appears in science fiction and fantasy, Biblical applications, and what greed looks like in our own lives. You can listen to the other episodes in the series here. What did we miss? Let us know! E-mail or call us here! … Read entire article »

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Superman vs. Batman: Who Is the World’s Finest? — Episode 82

Superman vs. Batman: Who Is the World’s Finest? — Episode 82

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s Superman vs. Batman . . . and Ben vs. Steve vs. Dr. Jayce! Who will win? Will Steve spoil a thirty years old comic? Will Dr. Jayce settle a dispute between Ben and Steve about Superman’s early appearances? Join the Strangers and Aliens crew as they explore the Batman and Superman characters and try to decide “who is the world’s finest?” … Read entire article »

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Jim Croce in 1972 Predicted the 2013 Summer Movies!!!

Jim Croce in 1972 Predicted the 2013 Summer Movies!!!

I had this thought earlier today, thought I’d put something together: ~ Ben … Read entire article »

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ALL AGES COMICS?: Why We Need More All-Ages Comics and What We Can Do About It

ALL AGES COMICS?: Why We Need More All-Ages Comics and What We Can Do About It

Here’s an article I wrote for Comic Book Digest, back in 2004. It’s long, but it still reflects my feelings on the subject of all ages comics. In a nutshell, we need more “all ages” comics — that truly are for all ages. You know, the kind of thing that Pixar does: make a GREAT movie that can be enjoyed by children and adults. In other words: ALL. AGES. The bottom line is this: kids DO like … Read entire article »

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Thoughts on Star Trek’s Omega Glory and the 4th of July!

Thoughts on Star Trek’s Omega Glory and the 4th of July!

Some thoughts after my son and I did our yearly viewing of “The Omega Glory,” the classic Star Trek episode that features a world parallel to our own, in which a war between the Yangs and the Kohms nearly destroyed the entire population of the planet. It’s from the second season, and written by the series creator, Gene Roddenberry himself! This is an episode I loved as a young viewer, because there is action and emotion … Read entire article »

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