The Borg and the Bible

Since this is squarely at the intersection of not only religion and science fiction, but also specifically Biblical studies, I thought I’d share it. HT United Church of Christ Memes on Facebook. [Read more…]

The Definitive Version

Today I rewatched the J. J. Abrams Star Trek movie, this time with my son (and I have to note that the movie is on sale on Amazon.com for $4.29!). I appreciated it even more than the first time I saw it. The extent to which the actors who play the roles are believable as [Read More…]

Make It So

Via George Takei on Facebook   [Read more…]

Planuts

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Santa’s Demise

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Utopia/Dystopia

Next semester my freshman course “Faith, Doubt, and Reason” focuses on “The Quest for Community” and in particular on utopias and dystopias. We read a range of works, from the real to the fiction and from the ancient to the modern – including a significant dose of science fiction. Science fiction provides a great way [Read More…]

Q: The Definitive Answer

This was shared with me by Brent Hege on Facebook. If you share my varied interests, you should get it, even if it takes a few seconds.   [Read more…]

Star Wars: Into Dark Side

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Star Trek Into Darkness Where No Man Has Gone Before

Fans of Star Trek have been analyzing and speculating about the trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness very closely (IO9 has a detailed breakdown, for instance), trying to figure out, among other things, what the movie is going to be about. The villain, we’ve been told, is going to be familiar to fans. Here’s the [Read More…]

“Redshirt” by Jonathan Coulton

A newer song by Jonathan Coulton, who also wrote “Chiron Beta Prime.” [Read more…]


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