Chiron Beta Prime (A Sci-Fi Christmas Song)

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Fundamentalism Meets Sci-Fi: Truth, Falsity and Fiction

The latest in Cake or Death’s series going through the A to Z of modern Christianity is “F” for fundamentalism. I assume the movie the DVD of which is being returned in the cartoon is supposed to be one of the “Planet of the Apes” movies. I’d like to suggest that the underlying reason why [Read More…]

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The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog

I always assumed that this sentence was merely concocted in order to test all the letters in the alphabet in a font or on a keyboard. I never for once thought it described something that actually happened – until I saw this picture! [Read more…]

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Appropriate Advertising Win

We all know that the placement of ads on blogs and websites is sometimes at odds with the tenor of the blog/site in question. But yesterday, I noticed quite possibly the most appropriate ad this blog could ever have on it. Do you agree? [Read more…]

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Tech Evolution

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Hoosier Humorous A Cappella Christmas Music

Straight No Chaser, the a cappella singing group from Indiana, is quickly becoming a holiday favorite of mine. I love their version of The Twelve Days of Christmas: When looking for the video, I discovered that they also have a Christmas Can Can that is also entertaining: And if you are in the mood for [Read More…]

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Cello Wars (Humorous Star Wars Music Video)

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Stormtroopers vs. Baby Jesus

The stormtroopers are hot on the heels of the Magi, and send their human conscripts to Bethlehem to try to kill the child. But even though Luke Skywalker gets there too late, Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus have escaped to safety… [Read more…]

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The New Jerusalem Borg Cube? Jesus is Coming, You Will Be Assimilated!

I didn’t get the chance to post about this yesterday when the two blog posts about it came to my attention. Fitting squarely in the intersection of religion and science fiction – in the category of religion as sci-fi and/or sci-fi as religion – is the suggestion made by a religious group that an approaching [Read More…]

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Using Science Fiction To Promote Higher Education

A commercial for the University of Huddersfield, featuring the voice of Patrick Stewart. HT IO9 [Read more…]

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A Very Social Christmas

I didn’t like this one as much as last year’s equivalent, but it has a few nice moments, and it is still worth sharing, if only as an illustration of the way some try to update ancient stories into a modern medium. HT Chris Brady [Read more…]

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