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Ep. 62 — The Test of Time

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_062.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIn this episode, Steve, Dr. Jayce, and Ben have a LOT of fun as they revisit movies, comics, and TV shows they loved when they were young and explore whether or not it stands the test of time. Favorite heroes are discussed, favorite …

WHO REVIEW: Cold War

Spoilers ahead! Heavily! And not labelled! Initial Thoughts: I liked this episode. I did. I need to say this because everything else I say after this will probably make it seem like I did not. But I did. That said, this season is on a downward spiral. After another episode …

WHO REVIEW: The Rings of Akhaten

Spoilers ahead! They are labelled, but they are not hidden! Initial Thoughts: I’ve seen a lot of people talk about how they didn’t really like last week’s episode. I really enjoyed it. I’ve seen a lot of people talk about how they loved this week’s episode. I liked it, most of …

WHO REVIEW: The Bells of Saint John

Spoilers ahead, they are labelled but they are not hidden . . . Initial Thoughts: An exciting and fun midseason opener. Worth the price of admission. Everything I’ve come to like about Matt Smith and Stephen Moffatt. Amused Thoughts: The motorcycle steals the show. Every scene it is used in …

Ep. 55 — “Wrath” (Part Three of the SEVEN DEADLY SINS Series)

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_055.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis is the third part of a periodic series we are doing about the Seven Deadly Sins, and this time it’s . . . WRATH!!! In this episode: Muppet! Bad Shatner impressions! The Bozo Show! Comic book characters! Trek! Wars! Justice, vengeance, grace, …

Ep. 50 — Interview with Some Strangers

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_050.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIn this episode, the Strangers and Aliens interview . . . themselves. Ben and Steve interview Dr. Jayce, Dr. Jayce and Ben interview Steve, and Steve and Dr. Jayce interview Ben . . . then all three interview Shazbot, who opens up a …

Ep. 49 — The Three Laws of Robotics

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_049.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIn this episode, Ben, Steve, and D.r Jayce take a look back at Asimov’s three laws of robotics. Join the trio as they explore the ramifications, weaknesses, and philosophy behind Asimov’s lows of morality for artificial intelligence. The conversation goes from Buck Rogers …

Ep. 48 — Star Wars vs. Star Trek (or The Great Bird vs. the Great Beard!)

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_048.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIn this episode we settle, once and for all, which franchise is better . . . Star Wars or Star Trek! Really, does anything else need to be said? This episode also features feedback from the listeners, weighing in on their own thoughts …

Ep. 47 — Into the Silent Planet (an introduction to C.S. Lewis’ “science fantasy” novel)

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_047.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIn this episode Steve and Ben explore Malacandra — the destination of C.S. Lewis’ protagonist Ransom in his science fiction(-ish) novel Out of the Silent Planet! What are the connections J.R.R. Tolkien had in Lewis’ writing of the book? What are some of …

Ep. 44 — Star Wars . . . a Bad Robot Production!

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_044.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSSo it’s all over the internet . . . And it’s here, too! J.J. Abrams is taking the helm to the OTHER big sci-fi franchise . . . Star Wars! He gave us the most Star Wars of all the Star Trek movies, …

Other Podcasts . . .

Over the last month or so, two new podcasts have come to my attention that deal with issues of the intersection of Christianity and geekery. They haven’t been around long enough for me to add them to our official list (which consists of two). The official list of recommended podcasts …

Ep. 40 — The Science (Fiction) of Christmas Fantasy

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_040.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSBen, Steve, and Dr. Jayce tackle some of the big questions of Christmas. And then a group of children answer the questions as well, while posing some other questions for the three strangers and aliens, too. Does Frosty have a soul? Is Santa …

Ep. 39 — The Hobbit: an Unexpected Movie

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_039.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSBen, Steve, and Dr. Jayce have seen The Hobbit . . . but do they think YOU should? Find out here! Listen as Ben says there will be no small talk . . . and then promptly his wife makes HER first appearance …

Ep. 38 — December Doomsday!!! (Interview)

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_038.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSSteve interviews Geoff Holding, the mastermind behind the website End of the World 2012? at http://www.endoftheworld2012.net/ . . . The website covers many different topics, and Steve and Geoff also cover many different topics . . . but, of course, the question they will …

RANKINGS: A Christmas Carol Slamdown!

A Christmas Carol is the most adapted Christmas movie of all-time. That means that there are more movies about Scrooge and his conversion than any other story-ever. However, we must warn you that not all Carols are created equal. Therefore, I am making this list to save you the time …

Ep. 37 — Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Reboots!

https://media.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/content.blubrry.com/strangersandaliens/StrangersAliens_037.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSBen and Steve tackle REBOOTS! Are reboots evil . . . necessary evil . . . or necessary? What recent reboots work . . . and what don’t? And what is the GREATEST reboot of all time? Steve thinks he knows. And Ben …