Archives for January 2013

Return of the Jedi: How It Should Have Ended

The latest in the hilarious “How It Should Have Ended” series. HT SF Signal. This one had me laughing out loud – literally! [Read more…]

Do Young-Earth Creationists Proclaim a False Gospel?

The Gospel as it is proclaimed in the New Testament nowhere mentions the process whereby God created. It is never presented as a part of the Gospel message proclaimed by Christians in any way, shape, or form. It isn’t that it is “just a minor tenet” or something like that – it isn’t mentioned at [Read More…]

How Can We Tell That Genesis 1 Doesn’t Offer Scientific Information?

Someone asked a question along these lines on Facebook recently, asking what one piece of evidence in particular persuades people to adopt the view that they do. There are multiple things that I find particularly indicative. The reference to a dome in Genesis 1 is itself significant. But the point becomes even clearer if one [Read More…]

Biblical Bastards and Scriptural Siblings

I've been asked to contribute a couple more entries to a reference work, The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, which I have contributed to before. The two new entries are the sections on film/movies, under the following subject heading entries: Illegitimate Offspring Kinship of Jesus The first is self-explanatory, and connects with the [Read More…]

Original Banking

From yesterday's Non Sequitur.   [Read more…]

From Star Trek to Star Wars

With all the discussion of J. J. Abrams agreeing to produce Star Wars Episode VII, when he is already involved in the Star Trek franchise, made me think that it was worth sharing this classic bit of humor again, “Star Trek: How It Should Have Ended.” It brings the two franchises together, although not in [Read More…]

Modern Mayans

From yesterday’s Bizarro Comics.   [Read more…]

J. J. Abrams Gets a Jump Start on Star Wars

So that's who Cumberbatch is playing in Star Trek Into Darkness…   [Read more…]

Psychedelic Doctor Who

You won’t need to be a child of the 7os to appreciate the long Pink Floyd-style extended variation on the Doctor Who theme. Or this (which someone on Reddit pointed out is psychedalek!): [Read more…]

Star Wars VII: JJA and JJB

Stephen Savage made reference to JJA and JJB in discussing the next Star Wars movie. Suddenly the connections all make sense! [Read more…]