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Episode 28 — “Doctor Who Revisited”

Episode 28 — “Doctor Who Revisited”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe first half of this episode is a spoiler-free discussion between Ben & Steve and Dr. Jayce, as Dr. Jayce puts on his teacher hat and grades his co-hosts on their performance in our previous Doctor Who episode (episode 26). The second half of the episode is spoiler filled! Chock full of spoilers! Tom and Christa rejoin Ben and Steve in a discussion of Doctor Who season 7 part 1, or … Read entire article »

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Episode 27 — “The Booth at the End”

Episode 27 — “The Booth at the End”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe Booth at the End is a thought provoking, dramatic speculative fiction series on Hulu.com (available as part of their free service). Ben has reviewed the series, and on getting in contact with the series creator and writer, C.K. Kubasik, was able to take some time to have a conversation with him for Strangers and Aliens. Ben’s review can be found here: The Booth at the End. It was part … Read entire article »

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Episode 25 — “Great Pre-Star Wars Sci-Fi Movies”

Episode 25 — “Great Pre-Star Wars Sci-Fi Movies”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this latest episode of the show, Ben, Dr. Jayce, and Steve discuss their favorite sci-fi and fantasy movies from before Star Wars changed science fiction and fantasy cinema forever! What will they choose? What movie will make Dr. Jayce completely disown you if you like it? And will Ben or Steve be cast off into the darkness by Dr. Jayce for picking it? Do our favorites match up with yours? Do you … Read entire article »

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Episode 15 — “Captain Kirk vs. Captain Picard — Round 1”

Episode 15 — “Captain Kirk vs. Captain Picard — Round 1”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadCaptain Kirk. Captain Picard. Two different eras of television. Two different eras of Star Trek. Two different command styles. Two different acting styles. Two different crews. Two different ships. Two different storylines. Two different hairlines. Two different waistlines. And for fans of science fiction, two different opinions. In this episode, we discuss . . . debate? . . . argue? . . . the different Star Trek series. But, let’s face it, most of the … Read entire article »

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Episode 7 — “Sci-Fi Vs. Fantasy”

Episode 7 — “Sci-Fi Vs. Fantasy”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe sci-fi guys are back. In this, the seventh episode of the podcast, they dive into the differences and similarities of the science fiction and fantasy as genres. Is it as simple as “swords” instead of “lasers”? What kinds of stories work better in one genre, rather than the other? Does fantasy lend itself more toward spiritual stories? Also, we open up the mailbag! We received a lot of feedback … Read entire article »

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EPISODE 2 – “What if You Could Go Back … to the FUTURE”

EPISODE 2 – “What if You Could Go Back … to the FUTURE”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhy are time travel stories so compelling? What is it about the idea of traveling through time that captures our imagination? What do time travel stories teach us about ourselves? About God? Why are they just so much fun? In our second episode, we explore one of our favorite sub-genres of science fiction and fantasy: the time travel story. Do you have a favorite time travel book or movie? Have a thought we didn’t … Read entire article »

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EPISODE 1 – “Why Sci-Fi”

EPISODE 1 – “Why Sci-Fi”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOur first episode of Strangers and Aliens the podcast is up and ready to go! In this episode, our intrepid heroes discuss what got them interested in science fiction and fantasy in the first place and why imaginative fiction engages them now. After you listen to the episode, we’d love to hear what you have to say. If you want to contact us privately, you can click on the contact button … Read entire article »

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