The Greatest Action Story Ever Told

The Christmas season is a time for telling the old, old stories again. And this is an oldie but a goodie. Thanks to Ben Blackwell for the reminder. [Read more...]

Sci-Fi Holiday Cards

I previously mentioned the Doctor Who Christmas cards available on the BBC Doctor Who web page. Now IO9 has a gallery of geeky sci-fi cards, including the gems below: I am grateful to Jeff Carter for pointing out the existence of Star Wars snowflake patterns. And the official Star Wars blog has things like a [Read More...]

Keep Thor in Thursday

Another enjoyable piece of art combining religion and comic books by Jeff Carter. [Read more...]

Astazi vin sa-mi plec genunchii by Nicolae Moldoveanu

A hauntingly beautiful Romanian Christmas carol that I love, written by Nicolae Moldoveanu. [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?

HT Hacking Christianity [Read more...]

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...]

The Brick Nativity

It’s sort of like the Brick Testament meets A Social Network Christmas – and with a hint of sci-fi at the very end (look closely at what the baby Jesus is in!) From The Nativity Factor HT John Byron [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...]

Chiron Beta Prime (A Sci-Fi Christmas Song)

HT Old Testament Space Opera   [Read more...]

Kindle Books as Gifts (and Interesting Information about Amazon)

I was browsing on Amazon.com today when I noticed that it is possible to give a Kindle book as a gift. As someone who wonders about the appropriateness of sending electronic greeting cards and the like, I also wonder about the giving of electronic gifts. In this high tech era we live in, would you [Read More...]


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