Doctor Who: The God Complex (and the Complex God)

Today’s episode of Doctor Who, with the title “The God Complex,” was bound to have interesting things to talk about if you are interested in religion and science fiction. But the episode offered far more than I anticipated, and the title (like quite a few recent titles of Doctor Who episodes) turned out to refer [Read More...]

Let’s Kill Hitler – Drive Recklessly

Marc Cortez shared this brilliant PSA on driving at an appropriate speed, the ending of which sci-fi fans will appreciate more than anyone. [Read more...]

Hitler Finds Out About “Let’s Kill Hitler”

(This is my first attempt at making a Hitler Downfall parody video. Let me know what you think of it.) [Read more...]

Hitler’s Opinion of “Let’s Kill Hitler”

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Doctor Who: Is That The Question? Is It The Answer?

There have been a lot of hints down the years that the Doctor is in some sense God or a god in the minds of the writers and producers. Here are just a few reminders: His nickname in school was “Theta Sigma” – the nomina sacra abbreviation for the Greek word theos, “God,” in early [Read More...]

Doctor Who: Let’s Kill Hitler (and answer the oldest question in the universe)

Doctor Who returned today with the long-awaited episode “Let’s Kill Hitler.” The show is not only avoiding doing obvious things with such a title, but is also delivering answers to questions it had previously raised, while raising new ones – in other words, it is full speed ahead doing all the things that fans love [Read More...]

Doctor Who Prequel to Let’s Kill Hitler

The next new episode of Doctor Who, “Let’s Kill Hitler,” will air later this month. In the mean time, the BBC has released a prequel: [Read more...]

Reasons to Buy Religion and Science Fiction: “Spoilers”

Sure, River Song’s diary has “spoilers” about the Doctor’s future. But reading Religion and Science Fiction will clue you in to more about what’s coming in your favorite science fiction show. Sci-fi, like all genres, thrives on doing creative things that explore big questions and topics that are of perennial interest. And so if you [Read More...]


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