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Iteration Irritation – SA190

Iteration Irritation – SA190

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWith Ben still away at camp, Steve and Evan discuss some Iterations of well-liked characters that took a left turn somewhere down the line, tainting the very things about the character they’d come to admire! They’ll tackle Captain America’s controversial new allegiance, the interpretation of the Dragonball franchise into live action, and even dive into the subject of homosexuality, our response to it as Christians, and it’s impact on some of our … Read entire article »

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My Mount Rushmore of Sci-fi TV

My Mount Rushmore of Sci-fi TV

  My Mount Rushmore of Sci-fi TV celebrates the man himself, Captain Jean-Luc Picard, The Twilight Zone, X-Files,and the often overlooked Farscape. MY RUSHMORE FOUR:  Star Trek:The Next Generation- Picard rocks my face off! The Borg is scary as all get out. Data kicks tail. Worf makes me laugh. And the Holodeck makes my imagination go into fits with so many possibilities! Twilight Zone- So many movie plots have been bootlegged from TZ that Rod Serling should be getting a googolplex worth of residuals. … 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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RANKINGS: Top 10 Time Travel Movies of All Time (#7)

RANKINGS: Top 10 Time Travel Movies of All Time (#7)

#7 Planet of the Apes (1968) Planet of the Apes is about an astronaut crew who crash-land on a strange planet in the distant future. At first the planet seems uninhabited, but soon the humans discover a civilization where apes are the dominate species, while humans are nothing but animal like servants.   When: Distant Future Best part: When Charlton Heston discovers the statue of liberty! Shocker! Worst part: The worst part is the makeup, but that’s only from a … Read entire article »

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