LOST Rewatch: The Last Recruit

This episode starts with the first meeting of Jack with the smoke monster in Locke’s form. Jack asks him who else he has looked like. He asks him if he was the one he saw when he saw his father on his third day on the island. Smokey says that he was looking out for [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Confirmed Dead

The episode stars with the salvage vessel Christiane I finding the remains of Oceanic 815 in the ocean. Daniel Faraday, a physicist, is watching and saddened by what he sees, although he isn’t sure why. Then in the present day we see him parachute onto the island. He tells Jack he is there to rescue [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Adrift

This episode focuses on the survivors of the raft, as well as backing up and showing Locke’s first exploration down the hatch. When Desmond first sees Locke, he asks, “Are you him?” Locke answers, “Yes I am.” Desmond asks him, “What did one snowman say to the other snowman?” and then realizes Locke is not [Read More...]

Ken’s Ark

PZ Myers shared the above graphic, which uses a comparison to illustrate the problems with claiming that the Noah’s ark story is a factual one. But it seemed to need to be updated, given the fact that Ken Ham’s ark replica park is sinking. And of course, like so many conservative Christians, he is happy [Read More...]

Around Galilee

Today we visited sites that have some connection to the story of Jesus. Contrary to what some fringe internet voices such as the Jesus mythicists have sometimes claimed, there is evidence for habitation in Nazareth in the first century, in the structures excavated beneath the Church of the Annunciation. Even rather later, in the 4th [Read More...]


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