The First Question is Doctor Who? What Do You Think The Answer Might Be?

As Doctor Who fans wait for the return of Doctor Who, perhaps now is a good time to revisit the ending of the finale from last season. They kept us wondering what the “first question” might be for long enough. Now that we know that the question is “Doctor Who?” what do you think the [Read More...]

Two Lost Episodes of Doctor Who Recovered!

In some happy news for Doctor Who fans, two long missing episodes of Doctor Who have been found. One is part three of “Galaxy 4″ from the William Hartnell era, which I blogged about recently. The other is part of “The Underwater Menace” with Patrick Troughton. Here’s a clip from the former: You can watch [Read More...]

Chewbacca Sings Silent Night

Someone I shared Vader Did You Know with liked it but felt it was awful music. I decided to share this to show how much worse Star Wars Christmas music can get, and hopefully make what I have previously shared seem excellent by comparison! [Read more...]

Vader Did You Know?

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How To Get Me A Christmas Present That Costs You Nothing And That Others Can Enjoy Too!

If you’ve ever thought that maybe it would be nice to give a Christmas present to a blogger whose blog you read regularly, then here’s a suggestion for a “present” you can get me that won’t cost you anything but a few moments of your time. Go to your local university or public library’s web [Read More...]

Call for Papers: Philip K. Dick Conference in San Francisco next September

The blog Philip K. Dick and Religion posted an announcement about the plans for a conference on Philip K. Dick next September, and so I thought it should be passed on. Click through for more information.   [Read more...]

Doctor Who 2011 Christmas Special Prequel

This has been up on the BBC website for a few days, but HT to SF Signal for the shareable YouTube version The BBC Doctor Who web site also has printable Doctor Who Christmas cards. And if you are more in the mood for Darwin-related cards, The Dispersal of Darwin has some. [Read more...]

Doctor Who: Galaxy 4

The Doctor Who episode “Galaxy 4″ is another of the lost episodes which can be enjoyed in audiobook form. And it is one that confirms my sense that audiobooks are an ideal way to experience these early episodes. I listened to the story, and then in preparing to blog about it, I looked for photos [Read More...]

Keep Han in Hanukkah!

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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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