Episodes

    № 478 The Lego Movie Movie Review

    2016-06-19

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    As always with old reviews, listen if you're interested in discussion on that movie

    № 477 Heaven: Who Gets In?

    2016-06-17

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    Great theological overview

    № 476 Anthony Hopkins Hops Into the Transformers Universe and Other News

    2016-06-13

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    № 475 Dinner and a Movie and Other News

    2016-06-09

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    I have to say no, but my heart says yes. I guess you had to be there. "There" in time, not "there" in place of course.

    № 474 Rockin’ It With Rocky

    2016-06-06

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    Great movies series, great podcast series

    № 473 Star Wars: Attack of the Clones Movie Review

    2016-06-02

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    You know how I feel about these long episodes on other podcasts

    № 472 Joss Whedon Strikes Again and Other News

    2016-05-31

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    № 470 That Hideous Space Trilogy

    2016-05-27

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    Quickest deep dive

    № 469 The Redemption of George Lucas

    2016-05-24

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    Did you ever hear the tragedy of George Lucas the Toymaker?

    № 468 Marvel’s Least Wanted and Other News

    2016-05-23

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    № 467 Adam McKay is Irredeemable and Other News

    2016-05-12

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    № 466 Captain America: Civil Skirmish

    2016-05-11

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    Listen if you're a fan of the movie

    № 465 Total Pandemonium: Paradise Lost – Book I

    2016-05-06

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    The beginning of the second literature deep dive

    № 464 Seth Grahame-Smith is Off in a Flash and Other News

    2016-05-05

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    № 463 This Year’s Listener Voted Countdowns

    2016-05-04

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    Too late to enter this countdown

    № 462 A Good Omen for Good Omens and Other News

    2016-04-25

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    № 461 The Baptism Brouhaha: Infants and Beyond

    2016-04-22

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    Another great theological survey

    № 460 Introduction to Paradise Lost

    2016-04-21

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    Introduction to the deep dive series

    № 459 How Do You Do, Jungle Book 2?…and Other News

    2016-04-16

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    № 458 Things About Batman v Superman

    2016-04-14

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    Although it is fun when Ben gets mad and Matt gets defensive

    № 456 Who is the Joker?…and Other News

    2016-04-01

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    № 455 Top 100 Countdown Feedback

    2016-03-31

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    Any notable feedback is included in the guide.

    № 454 Sequels: The Original Revival

    2016-03-30

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    Continuation of a thoughtful series

    № 453 Hamming it Up with Hamlet

    2016-03-28

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    Literature and theology is a win

    № 452 Indiana Jones and the Return of Harrison Ford and Other News

    2016-03-24

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    Skip the news but the story time is a must-listen

    № 451 Where’s Waldo?…and Other News

    2016-03-19

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    № 450 Top 25 Things We Want to Experience By Episode 550

    2016-03-15

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    Fun to listen when live, but now skip to Episode 549 to see which they liked

    № 449 Top 25 Things We’ve Experienced Since Episode 350

    2016-03-13

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    Short reviews of the year's favorites

    № 447 The Dark Tower’s Perfect Casting and Other News

    2016-03-09

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    № 445 Sonic Speeds In and Others News

    2016-02-26

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    № 444 The Communion Commotion

    2016-02-24

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    Survey of beliefs across denominations

    № 443 Game of Thrones For the Whole Family and Other News

    2016-02-19

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    № 442 Staying Classy with the Classics

    2016-02-17

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    Classics criteria considered

    № 441 Rita Repulsa Returns and Other News

    2016-02-11

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    № 440 Books 2016

    2016-02-09

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    Book talk is always worthwhile

    № 439 The Sci-Fi Christian 2016 Giving Campaign

    2016-02-05

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    Don't listen but it's a great cause and you should donate

    № 438 Heroes Re-Canceled and Other News

    2016-01-27

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    № 437 Excavating the X-Files: Part 13

    2016-01-20

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    The end of the show's original run

    № 436 Top 5 Ways We’ve Changed in 5 Years

    2016-01-11

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    Catch-up to where the hosts are now

    № 435 The SFC Time Loop: Mythology vs. Allegory

    2016-01-10

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    Would be a better discussion than a debate. Watch the highlights on YouTube instead.

    № 434 The Martian Movie Review

    2016-01-08

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    Listen if you liked the book or movie

    № 433 Aquinas Meets Dante

    2016-01-06

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    Nothing that wasn't discussed in the Dante series

    № 432 The Year 2016 In Preview

    2016-01-04

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    You can listen to the actual episodes instead of the plans

    № 430 Amazing Spider-Man 2 Movie Review

    2015-12-30

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    I don't think this one holds up

    № 427 Top 5 Sci-Fi Fandoms

    2015-12-22

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    Great guests have a really interesting, rambling discussion

    № 426 Behind the Scenes 2015: Part 2

    2015-12-20

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    № 425 Top 100 Sci-Fi Movies Countdown: 10-1

    2015-12-17

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    The countdown ends with the top 10

    № 424 Top 100 Sci-Fi Movies Countdown: 20-11

    2015-12-15

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    The penultimate episode of the countdown

    № 411 Mary Poppins is a Witch

    2015-11-18

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    A joke turns into the biggest scoop in SFC history!!

    № 410 Star Trek Into Video On Demand and Other News

    2015-11-17

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    № 409 Excavating the X-Files: Part 12

    2015-11-16

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    The end of the show (until the revival)

    № 408 Romeo Strikes Back and Other News

    2015-11-06

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    № 407 Star Wars: X-Winging It

    2015-11-04

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    Series overview and Episode VII preview

    № 406 More Gilmore and Other News

    2015-10-29

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    № 405 Analyzing Anathem

    2015-10-26

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    Brief interesting overview

    № 404 The Retro-Futurism of Back to the Future

    2015-10-21

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    Listen if you're a Back to the Future fan

    № 403 Excavating the X-Files: Part 11

    2015-10-19

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    At least Matt is still enjoying himself

    № 402 Is That You, Nancy Drew?…and Other News

    2015-10-15

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    № 401 Dune and the Second Uncle

    2015-10-13

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    Quick funny story plus Macbeth conversation

    № 399 Digging Up Dune

    2015-10-06

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    Great brief look at an SFC classic

    № 398 X Marks the Spot

    2015-09-30

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    Fascinating

    № 397 It’s Squirrel Season and Other News

    2015-09-29

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    № 395 Hoppin’ With Mary Poppins

    2015-09-23

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    № 393 Who’s the King of the Monsters and Other News

    2015-09-18

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    № 392 Reuniting with the Reinis

    2015-09-16

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    Always fun to hang with the Reinis

    № 391 Excavating the X-Files: Part 10

    2015-09-11

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    The last gasp of X-Files positivity?

    № 390 Coach Gets Benched and Other News

    2015-09-09

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    № 389 Dante’s Getting a Badaptation and Other News

    2015-09-03

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    № 387 Conversations of Ice and Fire: Part 2

    2015-08-28

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    Accidentally a repeat of 368

    № 386 The Sci-Fi Christian: A Star Wars Story and Other News

    2015-08-26

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    № 385 Behind the Scenes 2015

    2015-08-21

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    № 382 The Arkham Analysis

    2015-08-11

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    Fun walkthrough and discussion of the video game series

    № 381 Another Animated Disaster and Other News

    2015-08-08

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    № 380 Catching Up with Captain Planet

    2015-07-28

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    Very funny clips from Season 1

    № 379 The SFC Time Loop: Fate vs. Free Will

    2015-07-27

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    Less a review of The Adjustment Bureau, and more a discussion on free will vs sovereignty.

    № 378 Xena: Warrior Reboot and Other News

    2015-07-24

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    № 377 Pondering Paradiso

    2015-07-22

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    Wrap-up to the iconic series

    № 376 Comic Con You Believe It?…and Other News

    2015-07-17

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    № 375 The History of the Sci-Fi Christian

    2015-07-15

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    Good idea to review the backlog, but out of date now

    № 374 The Worlds of Neil Gaiman: Stardust

    2015-07-10

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    Overview of an interesting author

    № 373 Introduction to the 2015 Countdown

    2015-07-08

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    Just announcing the next hiatus countdown

    № 372 The Rock Goes On a Rampage and Other News

    2015-07-06

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    № 371 Breaking Down Better Call Saul

    2015-07-02

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    Great show, great discussion

    № 370 Fantasy and the Academy

    2015-06-25

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    Quick deep dives

    № 369 The SFC Time Loop: The Divine Do Over

    2015-06-23

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    Thought-provoking questions, but not a stand-out episode.

    № 368 Conversations of Ice and Fire

    2015-06-20

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    Mostly material covered in the last episode.

    № 367 A Song of Ice and Fire So Far

    2015-06-18

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    A must-listen if you've read the books

    № 366 Twelve Transformers Movies!?…And Other News

    2015-06-12

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    № 364 The Rock is in Big Trouble and Other News

    2015-06-06

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    № 363 Books of LOST: A Wrinkle in Time

    2015-06-05

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    Listen if you are really into LOST

    № 361 Dark City Movie Review

    2015-06-02

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    Good breakdown, good movie

    № 360 Hulk Hogan is Expendable and Other News

    2015-05-31

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    № 359 Simon Pegg Into Darkness and Other News

    2015-05-23

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    № 357 Legends of Tomorrow Happening in the Future and Other News

    2015-05-15

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    № 356 Walk the Plank, Josh Trank and Other News

    2015-05-14

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    № 353 I Hope This is a Joke and Other News

    2015-05-01

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    № 352 How About That Purgatory?

    2015-04-30

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    Quick review of the doctrine of purgatory

    № 351 Prancing Through Purgatorio

    2015-04-29

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    Middle entry of a great series

    № 350 Top 25 Things We Want to Experience By Episode 450

    2015-04-28

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    Fun to listen when live, but now skip to Episode 449 to see which they liked

    № 349 Top 25 Things We’ve Experienced Since Episode 250

    2015-04-24

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    List of mini reviews is a great format

    № 348 The Dark Tower is Back Again and Other News

    2015-04-21

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    № 347 Excavating the X-Files: Part 8

    2015-04-16

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    I'm not brave enough to check how long this series lasts.

    № 346 DOHn’t Cha Want a Play-Doh Movie?…and Other News

    2015-04-15

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    № 345 Revivals, Reboots, and Reimaginings

    2015-04-09

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    Good discussion but a topic they've covered a lot

    № 344 Hell Part 2: What the Heck is Hell?

    2015-04-02

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    Great discussion of two alternative views on hell.

    № 343 Hell Part 1: H-E-Double Hockey Sticks

    2015-03-31

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    Great discussion of a difficult topic

    № 342 Sherlock Returns to Victorian London and Other News

    2015-03-25

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    № 341 Encircling the Inferno

    2015-03-23

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    An excellent discussion of an excellent work

    № 340 Books of LOST: Watership Down

    2015-03-20

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    A few connections between LOST and Watership Down

    № 339 Getting Down with Watership Down

    2015-03-17

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    Deep thoughts about a deep book (deeper than you might think for a story about bunnies)

    № 338 Harrison Ford Crashes His Plane and Other News

    2015-03-16

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    № 337 Drew Goddard Swings Into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Other News

    2015-03-06

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    № 335 Miles Morales Swings Into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Other News

    2015-02-27

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    № 334 The Dystopian Dilemma

    2015-02-25

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    Great history and thoughts

    № 332 Spider-Man Swings Into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Other News

    2015-02-18

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    № 331 Jupiter Ascending Movie Review

    2015-02-09

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    One of my favorite SFC reviews

    № 330 The Strange Case of Dr. Watson and Mr. Holmes

    2015-02-05

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    An even better alternate reading than the first?

    № 329 Excuse Me, Carlton Cuse and Other News

    2015-02-04

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    № 328 Top 10 Video Games

    2015-01-29

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    Everyone likes top 10 lists

    № 327 Doctor Who Enters the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Other News

    2015-01-28

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    № 326 Podcast Awards 2015

    2015-01-27

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    Too late to vote for the 2015 Podcast Awards

    № 325 Books 2015

    2015-01-26

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    Love book talk

    № 324 Fox Excavates the X-Files and Other News

    2015-01-23

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    № 323 Feedback to the Top 100

    2015-01-22

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    Pretty good for a feedback episode!

    № 322 Middle-Earth on Film Retrospective

    2015-01-16

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    Final discussion of Peter Jackson's Middle Earth films

    № 321 Two Months of News and Other News

    2015-01-13

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    № 320 Four Years Later

    2015-01-11

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    Fun episode, but no need to listen to a five-plus-year-old now-incomplete favorite episodes list

    № 318 Antiheroes

    2015-01-06

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    Good thoughts and interviews

    № 317 Live Die Repeat Movie Review

    2015-01-04

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    Check out if you're a big Edge of Tomorrow fan

    № 316 The Year 2015 in Preview

    2015-01-01

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    Planning for the year is more fun when the whole year isn't five years ago

    № 314 Catholic Misconceptions

    2014-12-23

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    Great overview of, and response to, common misconceptions

    № 312 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 10-1

    2014-12-19

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    The final episode of the countdown

    № 311 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 20-11

    2014-12-14

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    The penultimate episode of the countdown

    № 310 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 30-21

    2014-12-09

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    The countdown continues with markedly better authors

    № 309 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 40-31

    2014-12-08

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    The best hiatus countdown continues

    № 308 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 50-41

    2014-12-04

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    The countdown continues, featuring Ernest Cline!

    № 307 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 60-51

    2014-12-01

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    The best hiatus countdown continues

    № 306 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 70-61

    2014-11-26

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    The best hiatus countdown continues

    № 305 Justice League: War Movie Review

    2014-11-24

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    Movie review and general DC discussion with the Green Screen Podcast

    № 304 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 80-71

    2014-11-19

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    The countdown continues and Ben shares his Terry Goodkind testimony

    № 303 The Comic Book Movie Schedule Scandal and Other News

    2014-11-17

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    № 302 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 90-81

    2014-11-13

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    The countdown continues with the Reinis and nine other authors

    № 300 The Sci-Fi Christian Tri-Centennial Self-Celebration Extravaganza

    2014-11-09

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    Long zany look at the hosts' current TV and movie favorites.

    № 299 The SFC Time Loop: Inception Movie Review

    2014-11-07

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    Good discussion of a great movie.

    № 298 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 100-91

    2014-11-05

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    The countdown begins and we learn about The Candy Shop War

    № 297 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: Runners Up: Part 2

    2014-11-03

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    The countdown continues to begin

    № 296 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: Runners Up: Part 1

    2014-11-01

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    The start of an amazing countdown

    № 295 Fall 2014 Superhero Television

    2014-10-23

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    One of the funniest review episodes

    № 294 Make it Happen, Cap’n

    2014-10-21

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    You can guess what Ben thought of a Marvel movie

    № 293 The Disney World Disaster

    2014-10-15

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    The greatest Story Time series collected into one episode

    № 292 Get Your Votes In and Other News

    2014-10-13

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    № 291 Fatherhood Advice

    2014-10-07

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    Good parenting advice from the listeners

    № 290 Matt Damon is Bourne Again and Other News

    2014-09-29

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    № 289 LOST: Part 3

    2014-09-22

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    Matt and Des reflect on LOST

    № 288 The SFC Time Loop: LOST: Part 2.5

    2014-09-21

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    Only interesting for big LOST fans. Part 2 is mostly rehash.

    № 287 The Cult of Sherlock

    2014-09-18

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    Really great alternate reading and discussion of story vs fandom

    № 286 Good Advice from Ben De Bono

    2014-09-03

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    Ben answers questions about theology, beer, tea, anime, swearing, and others.

    № 285 The Bible as Art

    2014-08-29

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    Early deep thoughts on art

    № 284 Donald Glover is Spider-Man and Other News

    2014-08-28

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    № 283 More Red Dwarf and Other News

    2014-08-22

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    № 282 It’s a Trap!

    2014-08-20

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    More great Star Wars talk, on the prequels and expanded universe

    № 281 It’s Anakin, Not Ana-Can’t

    2014-08-15

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    A close-to-essential overview of the original Star Wars trilogy

    № 280 R.I.P. Robin Williams and Other News

    2014-08-14

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    № 279 Ben Sees a Marvel Movie and Other News

    2014-08-06

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    Ben reveals his love for squirrels, making this the first essential news episode

    № 278 Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review

    2014-08-04

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    Quick review of a Marvel movie Ben liked

    № 277 Non-Fantasy Fantasy: Community

    2014-08-01

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    Fun run-through of a fun show

    № 276 It’s Comic Con, Not Comic Can’t and Other News

    2014-07-30

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    № 275 Top 5 Topics We’ve Never Done

    2014-07-24

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    Per Ben, "Show Planning: The Episode"

    № 274 Do You Smell What Shazam Is Cooking?…and Other News

    2014-07-23

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    № 273 The Longevity of the Planet of the Apes

    2014-07-21

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    Apparently this is not a great franchise

    № 272 Six Seasons and a Movie and Other News

    2014-07-18

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    № 271 Prelude to Hiatus

    2014-07-17

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    No need to listen to old announcements.

    № 270 The Pregnancy Announcement

    2014-07-16

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    They've got tons of kids at this point.

    № 269 The SFC Time Loop: Top 5 Superpowers You Would Want In the Mission Field

    2014-07-05

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    The first "Bad but Great" episode. It's a silly premise and a silly discussion with some of the funniest moments of Season 1.

    № 267 The Pope Excommunicates Tony Soprano and Other News

    2014-06-25

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    № 266 Excavating the X-Files: Part 7

    2014-06-21

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    The cracks are starting to show.

    № 265 Aquaman Speaks Dothraki and Other News

    2014-06-20

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    № 263 Marvel Finds Their Yes Man and Other News

    2014-06-13

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    № 262 The Buffy and Angel Retrospective

    2014-06-12

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    Listen if you're a fan of the shows, otherwise skip.

    № 261 Josh Brolin Voicing Thanos and Other News

    2014-06-04

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    № 260 Top 20 Comic Book Movies

    2014-05-31

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    Mostly ground that's been covered.

    № 259 Edgar Wright Leaves Ant-Man and Other News

    2014-05-30

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    № 258 The SFC Time Loop: The Superhero Renaissance

    2014-05-29

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    Mostly predictions of which superhero movies will be good.

    № 257 Excavating the X-Men

    2014-05-23

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    Fine episode about a lackluster franchise

    № 256 X-Men: First Class Movie Review

    2014-05-22

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    Brief discussion of the movie

    № 255 Owen Wilson’s Big Break and Other News

    2014-05-21

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    № 254 Excavating the X-Files: Part 6

    2014-05-18

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    This series still has a way to go

    № 253 The Pope Baptizes Aliens and Other News

    2014-05-16

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    № 252 Ancient Alien Astronauts

    2014-05-12

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    Another fun train wreck

    № 251 The TARDIS and the Terminator and Other News

    2014-05-08

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    № 250 Top 25 Things We Want to Experience by Episode 350

    2014-05-05

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    Interesting to see a preview of books/movies/TV shows that were coming up for the hosts.

    № 249 Meet the Star Wars Cast and Other News

    2014-05-03

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    № 248 What the Fountain?

    2014-04-28

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    An interesting discussion about an interesting movie

    № 247 The Farscape Movie is Happening and Other News

    2014-04-23

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    № 246 Chewbacca Strikes Back and Other News

    2014-04-13

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    № 245 The Amillennium Falcon

    2014-04-11

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    Cogent overview

    № 244 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Review

    2014-04-09

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    The Green Screen guys join Matt to review

    № 243 Another Harry Potter Trilogy and Other News

    2014-04-06

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    № 242 Need an Ark? I Noah Guy.

    2014-04-04

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    Good continuation of the discussion

    № 241 Noah Pun Intended

    2014-04-03

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    Good discussion of themes and interpretations from Aronofsky's Noah

    № 239 Top 5 Sci-Fi Villains

    2014-03-27

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    Not a lot of new discussion

    № 238 Pixar Sequels and Other News

    2014-03-26

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    № 237 The Impossible Puzzle

    2014-03-20

    Essential

    Ben questions the worth of watching TV shows only to theorize about the mysteries.

    № 236 Batman vs. Superman vs. Captain America and Other News

    2014-03-18

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    № 235 Books of LOST: The Stand

    2014-03-14

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    Definite listen if you've seen LOST and read The Stand.

    № 234 Taking a Stand on “The Stand”

    2014-03-12

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    Interesting discussion of The Stand and King's oeuvre in general

    № 233 One More Trip to Arkham and Other News

    2014-03-10

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    № 232 Excavating the X-Files: Part 5

    2014-03-04

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    I'm sure this is catnip to X-Files fans.

    № 231 Heroes Reborn and Other News

    2014-02-28

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    № 230 Back to the Future’s Self-Lacing Shoes Are Real and Other News

    2014-02-21

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    № 229 Excavating the X-Files: Part 4

    2014-02-11

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    Skip unless you're a huge X-Files fan

    № 228 It’s Eisenberg Instead of Heisenberg and Other News

    2014-02-09

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    № 227 The SFC Time Loop – Was Jesus a Zombie?

    2014-02-07

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    Good discussion of how horror relates to Christianity.

    № 226 Aliens and Strangers Part 1: The Alien Agenda

    2014-02-03

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    This many hosts doesn't really work.

    № 225 Star Wars Meets Pixar and Other News

    2014-01-26

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    № 224 What Haunts Us?

    2014-01-24

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    Neat conversation about ghosts.

    № 223 Bam! Pow! Smash! And Other News

    2014-01-21

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    № 222 Superhero Spotlight On The Superior Spider-Man

    2014-01-17

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    The SFC's equivalent to the Clone Saga: too long and a little dull

    № 221 Interview with the Creators of “Flight of the Angels”

    2014-01-14

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    Interesting book discussion with the authors.

    № 1 The Christian Podcasting Crossover Event!

    2014-01-11

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    An extended promo for all the podcasts participating in the crossover.

    № 220 Does God Exist?

    2014-01-11

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    Great overview of four proofs for God's existence.

    № 219 The Council of Nerdcea Convenes and Other News

    2014-01-09

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    № 218 Excavating the X-Files: Part 3

    2014-01-08

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    They're still interested in the show

    № 240 Captain America: The First Avenger Movie Review

    2014-01-02

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    A review of the early Marvel movie

    № 217 Fox Commits the Seven Deadly Sins and Other News

    2014-01-02

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    № 214 Catching Up with Koby Radcliffe and Other News

    2013-12-23

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    № 213 The Desolation of the Hobbit

    2013-12-20

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    The SFC turns on Peter Jackson

    № 212 The Family-Friendly Fiasco

    2013-12-15

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    Great discussion about family-friendly content in media.

    № 211 Simon Pegg Joins Monty Python and Other News

    2013-12-12

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    № 210 The Man-isode

    2013-12-08

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    Excellent topic with great guests.

    № 208 It’s a Wonderful Life: The Sequel and Other News

    2013-11-27

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    № 207 Revisiting the Rocketeer

    2013-11-21

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    Very fun takedown of a movie both loved as children

    № 206 In a Franchise Funk

    2013-11-16

    Essential

    Another great discussion about the importance of story.

    № 205 Temple Run: The Movie and Other News

    2013-11-16

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    № 204 The LOST-Off: A LOST Trivia Challenge

    2013-11-10

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    Fun to hear Ben disgusted

    № 203 Marvel TV on Netflix and Other News

    2013-11-08

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    № 202 Thor Movie Review

    2013-11-05

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    Watch the YouTube video instead

    № 201 The SFC Time Loop – Hauntings and Holiness

    2013-10-31

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    Another great entry in the "Is X compatible with Christianity?" series

    № 199 Doctor Who Coming to a Theater Near You and Other News

    2013-10-24

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    № 197 Is Noah Sunk? And Other News

    2013-10-18

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    № 196 Top Five Episodes of Breaking Bad

    2013-10-17

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    Continues the great discussion of the previous episode

    № 195 Breaking Open Breaking Bad

    2013-10-16

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    Watch the show, then listen to this episode.

    № 194 Silver Chair: The Movie…and Other News

    2013-10-14

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    № 193 The SFC Time Loop – It’s the End of the World As We Know It

    2013-10-11

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    A shallow look at the Apocalypse, but notable for being the first time that Ben and Matt attack Left Behind.

    № 192 Heroes Season Two Rant

    2013-10-07

    Essential

    As funny as the first. An enormous shame that the series ended here.

    № 191 Excavating the X-Files: Part 1

    2013-10-02

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    Skip unless you're a huge X-Files fan. For someone that's never seen the show, the story quickly gets incomprehensible (Chris Carter's fault, not the hosts).

    № 209 Dissecting Doctor Who

    2013-09-28

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    Fun listen if you've watched Doctor Who series 1-7, otherwise you can skip.

    № 190 Firefly Flies Again and Other News

    2013-09-28

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    № 189 Heaven on Earth

    2013-09-24

    Essential

    Great discussion drawing from N. T. Wright's theology. Ben explains how it led to his Catholic conversion.

    № 188 Harry Potter Spinoffs and Other News

    2013-09-19

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    № 187 Heroes Season One Rant

    2013-09-15

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    One of the funniest series of the show starts here.

    № 186 Sci-Fi Christian T-Shirts and Other News

    2013-09-11

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    № 184 Ben Affleck is Batman and Other News

    2013-09-04

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    № 183 Top 50 Sci-Fi TV Show Countdown: 10-1

    2013-08-29

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    The completion of the first hiatus countdown.

    № 182 Top 50 Sci-Fi TV Show Countdown: 20-11

    2013-08-27

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    The first hiatus countdown continues

    № 181 Top 50 Sci-Fi TV Show Countdown: 30-21

    2013-08-22

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    The first hiatus countdown continues.

    № 180 Top 50 Sci-Fi TV Show Countdown: 40-31

    2013-08-20

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    The first hiatus countdown continues.

    № 179 Top 50 Sci-Fi TV Show Countdown: 50-41

    2013-08-15

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    The first hiatus countdown. Both hosts are engaged. Listeners left voicemails about their favorites, and everyone did a great job selling.

    № 178 The SFC Timeloop – Bigfoot, Dinos, and Dragons

    2013-08-13

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    A pretty funny episode with some amusing Bigfoot theories, but no.

    № 177 Behind the Scenes at Ryan Strelau Studios

    2013-08-09

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    Some great moments though, check out the clips.

    № 176 Spelunking with Socrates

    2013-08-06

    Essential

    Too many great thougths to take notes on them all.

    № 175 Simon Pegg Not in Star Wars and Other News

    2013-08-01

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    № 174 Indiana Jones and the Theology of the Lost Ark

    2013-07-26

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    Fun dive into an odd topic. And you can't beat the Manglers fight song.

    № 173 Notes from Comic Con and Other News

    2013-07-24

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    № 172 What We Would Change About the Comics Industry

    2013-07-18

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    Good summary of the hosts' thoughts on comics.

    № 171 Robert Downey Jr. Becomes a Real Boy and Other News

    2013-07-17

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    № 170 Top 5 Things I’m Nostalgic For

    2013-07-16

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    Just read the lists for this one.

    № 169 The Lone Ranger Shoots Himself in the Foot and Other News

    2013-07-13

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    № 168 Marriage Advice For Matt

    2013-07-09

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    Des plus good advice

    № 167 Luke and Leia Hit the Gym and Other News

    2013-07-06

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    № 166 The Superman Symposium

    2013-06-27

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    Way too long for the few interesting parts.

    № 165 Injustice: Gods Among Us

    2013-06-18

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    Listen if you're interested in playing the game.

    № 164 Man of Steel Sequel Confirmed and Other News

    2013-06-17

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    № 163 Star Trek Roundtable Discussion

    2013-06-11

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    In spite of the length, fairly shallow discussion. This many hosts doesn't work.

    № 162 Fables: The Motion Picture and Other News

    2013-06-06

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    № 161 New Animated Star Wars and Other News

    2013-05-31

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    № 160 The Quicksilver Conundrum

    2013-05-28

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    № 159 2001: A Space Odyssey Review

    2013-05-27

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    The first step on the road to becoming Ben's favorite movie.

    № 158 The SFC Time Loop – Comics Continuity

    2013-05-25

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    The comics continuity discussion is mildly interesting, but there are some great moments including Ben's idea for fixing continuity and the post-end music singalong.

    № 157 Superhero Spotlight On the Power Rangers

    2013-05-21

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    To paraphrase Ben, "A Koby-led episode about Power Rangers, what could go wrong."

    № 156 Superhero Spotlight on The New 52

    2013-05-18

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    Great concept, good execution, but way too long.

    № 155 What’s In the Batcave?

    2013-05-17

    Essential

    In the running for funniest episode ever. In the finest SFC tradition, it's basically riffing on Wikipedia, and it is glorious.

    № 154 ABC Picks Up Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. and Other News

    2013-05-16

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    № 153 Death By Superheroes

    2013-05-12

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    Great theological study with comic book tie-in

    № 152 Marvel Gets Back Three Characters and Other News

    2013-05-09

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    № 151 Iron Man 3 Movie Review

    2013-05-07

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    Good review, but in general, reviews of mediocre movies aren't super interesting.

    № 150 Top Ten All Time Favorite Sci-Fi Things

    2013-05-01

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    Interesting to see the change in tastes since the podcast started.

    № 149 The SFC Time Loop – Our First Episode

    2013-04-30

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    Lays a good foundation for where Ben and Matt were with their interests when they started the show.

    № 148 Marvel Studios Acquires the Rights to Daredevil and Other News

    2013-04-29

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    № 1 The Oz/Wonderland Chronicles

    2013-04-28

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    A look at Ben Avery's comic writing career.

    № 147 Oblivion Movie Review

    2013-04-27

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    Not sure that anyone remembers this movie.

    № 146 Virtual Ethics: Morality and MMOs

    2013-04-25

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    Great philosophical questions in a new context

    № 145 Star Wars Every Year?…and Other News

    2013-04-23

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    № 143 Summer Movie Preview 2013

    2013-04-16

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    See guide for what movies they anticipated

    № 142 Disney is Closing LucasArts and Other News

    2013-04-14

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    № 141 G.I. Joe: Retaliation Movie Review

    2013-04-07

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    Daniel fills in aptly for Ben.

    № 139 What is Theo’s List?…and Other News

    2013-04-01

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    This was a really fun news episode though. If you want to listen to just one, this is it.

    № 1 The Four Different Resurrections

    2013-03-31

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    Quick and interesting theological discussion

    № 138 The SFC Time Loop – Multidimensional Jesus

    2013-03-29

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    An interesting and funny discussion of a great sci-fi topic and how it relates to Christianity. Featuring delirious Ben!

    № 137 The Sci-Fi Christian in Parallel…Universes?

    2013-03-28

    Essential

    Much more in-depth than the first parallel universe episode. Another great melding of sci-fi and theology.

    № 136 Batman 1966 Making a Return?…and Other News

    2013-03-27

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    № 135 Top 5 Sci-Fi Trilogies

    2013-03-21

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    Not a super interesting discussion.

    № 134 Christian Bale as Moses and Other News

    2013-03-20

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    № 133 Oz The Great and Powerful Movie Review

    2013-03-19

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    Daniel makes Ben proud by giving a scathing review to a Disney movie.

    № 132 Interview with Ethan Erway, Author of the Michael Belmont Books

    2013-03-18

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    Matt and Daniel interview Ethan Erway about his books, of which Daniel is a big fan.

    № 131 Interview with Rick Lee James, Sci-Fi Worship Leader

    2013-03-17

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    Matt interviews Rick Lee James about his new album.

    № 129 Ron Moore Returns to Syfy and Other News

    2013-03-12

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    № 128 Sci-Fi Feedback

    2013-03-10

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    Any notable feedback is included in the guide.

    № 127 Top 5 Sci-Fi Things We’re Not Into, But Wish We Were

    2013-03-07

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    The lists are interesting, the discussion is not very in-depth

    № 125 The SFC Time Loop – Is the Existence of Aliens Compatible with a Biblical Worldview?

    2013-02-28

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    This first "fringe theology" episode includes topics that will be major themes of the podcast, such as the scope of the Bible and what is compatible with Christianity.

    № 124 The Lost World of Genesis

    2013-02-27

    Essential

    Great discussion of a controversial topic and a book that is iconic to the show.

    № 123 “The Terror” by Dan Simmons Comes to AMC and Other News

    2013-02-26

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    № 122 Interview with Paeter Frandsen from SpiritBlade.net

    2013-02-25

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    Listen if you're a fan of Spirit Blade.

    № 121 You Say You Want a Revolution?

    2013-02-24

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    Brad and Erick are fine co-hosts, not sure there's too much to the discussion.

    № 120 The Sci-Fi Christian Battle Royale 2013

    2013-02-22

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    Just an announcement of the 2013 Battle Royale.

    № 119 Interview with Michael D. Sellers, Author of John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood

    2013-02-19

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    If you're interested in John Carter, check out this behind-the-scenes look with a subject expert.

    № 118 I Am the Resurrection and the Virtual Life

    2013-02-15

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    Great discussion of some ethical considerations regarding virtual reality.

    № 117 Star Wars Standalones and Other News

    2013-02-12

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    № 116 The Fandom Menace

    2013-02-08

    Essential

    This episode feels like the culmination of the first couple years of the show, while also being the start to one of the show's best series.

    № 115 Can Superman Save the Justice League?…and Other News

    2013-02-06

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    № 114 Superhero Spotlight on Aquaman

    2013-02-04

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    An interesting look at an mildly interesting superhero, but very long.

    № 113 Top 5 Sci-Fi Bible Adventures

    2013-02-02

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    Bonkers. In a good way.

    № 112 J.J. Abrams Conquers the Geek Universe and Other News

    2013-01-31

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    № 111 The Proposal

    2013-01-29

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    Hear the story of how Matt and Des got engaged.

    № 110 The Demon Dialogues

    2013-01-28

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    More for the banter than the theological discussion.

    № 109 Is Jimmy Olsen a Woman?…And Other News

    2013-01-26

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    № 107 Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar and Other News

    2013-01-17

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    № 106 In the Loop with Looper

    2013-01-13

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    Fine look at a good movie.

    № 105 The Dragon Sermon

    2013-01-11

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    Good sermon briefly dealing with Satan and evil.

    № 104 Top 5 Movies of 2012

    2013-01-09

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    Just a list of 2012 movies.

    № 103 Top 5 Current Sci-Fi Favorites

    2013-01-05

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    Not much happens other than the lists

    № 102 Top 5 Childhood Sci-Fi Influences

    2013-01-03

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    Brief lists of the Koby, Daniel, and Matt's childhood sci-fi favorites.

    № 101 Sci-Fi Feud – The Confrontation

    2013-01-02

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    The 2012 feud ends with a brief, content-free conversation.

    № 99 Catching Up with Buffy and Angel

    2012-12-23

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    An update on how far Matt has watched Buffy and Angel. Skip unless you're really into those shows.

    № 98 Tolkien About the Hobbit Movie

    2012-12-22

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    Part 1 of the Shakespearean tragedy that is "Ben and Matt come to hate The Hobbit.

    № 97 Gazing Into the Distant Future of 2013

    2012-12-21

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    I was pretty sure this would be a "skip", but sometimes the best episodes are when Ben and Matt just talk about higher education, beer, and the first plans for what became the most painful series of the show.

    № 96 Sci-Fi Feedback

    2012-12-16

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    Don't listen to six months-worth of feedback. Any notable feedback is included in the guide.

    № 95 The SFC Time Loop – The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

    2012-12-02

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    Great discussion of themes from The Lord of the Rings.

    № 94 The Hobbit – That’s What I’m Tolkien About

    2012-11-25

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    Interesting behind-the-scenes of the book, plus Matt's most infamous rating.

    № 93 Scientologyness

    2012-11-21

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    An OK discussion of scientology. Would have been improved by Koby doing more research.

    № 92 Why James Bond is Sci-Fi

    2012-11-15

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    Loose discussion of "Is James Bond sci-fi" that trails off (without an answer) into a half-hearted review of Spyfall.

    № 91 Calling All Podcasters and Other Announcements

    2012-11-11

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    No need to listen to old announcements. Check the guide for what's interesting in hindsight.

    № 90 Catholic Questions and Answers

    2012-11-05

    Essential

    Ben talks more about his journey to Catholicism and defends Catholic beliefs. Matt brings the questions and the zingers.

    № 89 George Lucas – Revenge of the Beard

    2012-11-02

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    A fun potpourri of Star Wars, Pope Michael, and Disney-bashing.

    № 88 Darth Mickey – Disney Buys Lucasfilm

    2012-11-01

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    Interesting to hear the Disney fan, optimistic side of the Lucasfilm purchase.

    № 87 The SFC Time Loop – Cloning and the Transfer of Consciousness

    2012-10-31

    Essential

    The first great episode, paired with the first and best feedback episode.

    № 86 The Morality of Immortality

    2012-10-13

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    Great discussion about the moral implications of an immortal society. Also quite funny.

    № 85 The Podcast Awards 2012

    2012-10-08

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    Just asking listeners to "not be a Ben" and vote often for the Podcast Awards.

    № 84 Sci-Fi Feedback

    2012-10-08

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    Any notable feedback is included in the guide.

    № 83 Batman Live – Instant Reaction

    2012-10-01

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    One of the funniest episodes in SFC history.

    № 82 John Carter, Savior of Mars

    2012-09-16

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    Less a review than a discussion of the book series and religious tie-ins. Definitely check it out if you're interested in John Carter.

    № 81 Sci-Fi Feud 2012

    2012-09-06

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    Ben and Matt try to manufacture a feud.

    № 80 Top 5 Sci-Fi Visionaries

    2012-09-01

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    Interesting topic, more zaniness, near-constant Koby-bashing.

    № 79 The Sci-Fi Catholic

    2012-08-12

    Essential

    Matt recorded when he found out Ben was converting to catholicism.

    № 78 The Dark Knight Revisited

    2012-08-09

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    Definite listen if you like The Dark Knight Rises. Even if not, the banter between Matt and "guest host" Ben De Bono might be enough.

    № 77 The SFC Time Loop – The Dark Knight On Trial

    2012-07-29

    Essential

    The first iconic episode and a classic example of the intersection between pop culture and Christianity that the SFC does so well.

    № 76 The Dark Knight Rises – Instant Reaction

    2012-07-20

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    Discussion is not bad at all, but probably only listen if you loved the movie and want to hear the quick initial thoughts.

    № 75 The Dark Knight Rises Journey

    2012-07-19

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    It's a clip show, so all the clips are already archived with their respective episodes.

    № 74 Dark Knight Rises Prophecies

    2012-07-17

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    Don't listen for the actual movie predictions (although those are fun), listen for the zaniness.

    № 73 Catching Up with Ben De Bono

    2012-07-16

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    Fun to hear Matt and Ben catching up.

    № 72 The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Review

    2012-07-13

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    Good discussion with some disagreement between hosts. Unless you're a huge fan of the movie though, you can skip.

    № 71 Batman Month and Sci-Fi News

    2012-07-12

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    No need to listen to old news. Check the guide for what's interesting in hindsight.

    № 70 Sci-Fi Feedback

    2012-07-06

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    Any notable feedback is included in the guide.

    № 69 The Nephilim Conspiracy

    2012-07-01

    Not bad for a season 2 episode. This episode gives you a good look at the dynamic between Matt, Daniel, and Koby.

    № 68 Summer Movie Preview

    2012-06-27

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    Just a list of movies that came out summer 2012.

    № 67 It’s Time For Sci-Fi News

    2012-06-25

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    No need to listen to old news. Check the guide for what's interesting in hindsight.

    № 66 Knowing God as Father

    2012-06-17

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    Another good sermon

    № 65 The SFC Time Loop – Happy Sci-Fi Father’s Day!

    2012-06-17

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    Listen to the sermon itself, but the sci-fi tie-in is weak.

    № 64 The History of Christianity (Part 8)

    2012-06-07

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    I think an A- for this project was generous.

    № 63 The History of Christianity (Part 7)

    2012-05-23

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    The best part of the episode is Ben blowing his nose. Actually, that might be the best part of the season.

    № 62 The History of Christianity (Part 6)

    2012-05-22

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    The low point of the series.

    № 61 The History of Christianity (Part 5)

    2012-05-21

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    Ben has lost all interest.

    № 58 The History of Christianity (Part 2)

    2012-05-18

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    If you want a barebones overview of Christianity, check out a book or even Wikipedia.

    № 57 The History of Christianity (Part 1)

    2012-05-17

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    The series is not as bad as I remembered, but it's still a pass.

    № 55 The Avengers – Instant Reaction

    2012-05-05

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    Brief look at The Avengers

    № 54 DC vs. Marvel Movies

    2012-05-03

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    Mostly topics already covered in other superhero episodes.

    № 53 Joss Whedon Talk

    2012-05-01

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    Not much added to other Joss Whedon conversations they've had on the podcast.

    № 52 Sci-Fi Feedback

    2012-04-22

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    Any notable feedback is included in the guide.

    № 51 Superhero Talk

    2012-04-15

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    Daniel and Koby kind of discuss superheros.

    № 50 Easter

    2012-04-08

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    Great and memorable sermon covering Creation to Resurrection.

    № 49 The Time Traveler Strife

    2012-04-01

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    Decent. Daniel drove the discussion and Koby was Koby.

    № 48 It’s Time For Sci-Fi News

    2012-03-26

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    No need to listen to old news. Check the guide for what's interesting in hindsight.

    № 47 The SFC Battle Royale 2012

    2012-03-21

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    No need to listen to old news. Check the guide for what's interesting in hindsight.

    № 46 The SFC Time Loop – Interview with C.K. Kubasik

    2012-03-08

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    Watch The Booth at the End, then listen to this interview with the creator on the show, web content, TV history, and storytelling.

    № 45 Knowing God’s Will

    2012-02-08

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    Great sermon on a different way to think about "God's will".

    № 44 Sci-Fi Feedback

    2012-02-05

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    Any notable feedback is included in the guide.

    № 43 Star Wars

    2012-01-29

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    It's Ben and Matt's first recording ever, and it's an interesting discussion of the Star Wars movies and behind-the-scenes.

    № 42 Top 5 Pixar Movies

    2012-01-22

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    More interesting animation history, this time focusing on Pixar.

    № 41 Top 5 Disney Movies

    2012-01-16

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    Daniel presents a great, interesting history of Disney.

    № 40 2011 Highlight Reel

    2012-01-15

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    If you want the 1-hour Season 1 overview, listen to № 39. If you want the 3-hour version, listen to № 40.

    № 39 The End of the Year Listener Appreciation Jubilee

    2011-12-25

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    If you want the 1-hour Season 1 overview, listen to № 39. If you want the 3-hour version, listen to № 40.

    № 38 Sci-Fi Feedback

    2011-12-18

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    Any notable feedback is included in the guide.

    № 37 It's Time for Sci-Fi News

    2011-12-11

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    No need to listen to old news. Check the guide for what's interesting in hindsight.

    № 36 Perception of Inception

    2011-12-04

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    Time Loop (№ 299)

    Good discussion of a great movie.

    № 35 Top 5 Dreams

    2011-11-12

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    Another "so bad it's good" episode. Ridiculously simple and ridiculous.

    № 34 LOST Part 2

    2011-10-23

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    Not as bad as its reputation, but mostly a rehash of previous topics like if "greatest show ever" is objective or subjective.

    № 33 The Divine Time Machine

    2011-10-09

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    Thought-provoking questions, but not a stand-out episode.

    № 32 LOST Part 1

    2011-09-27

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    Listen only if you're a big LOST fan.

    № 31 Young Adult Fiction

    2011-09-18

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    Good discussion on what children should be allowed to read.

    № 30 Top 5 Sci-Fi Theme Songs

    2011-09-11

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    Some fun moments (check out Matt "playing the marimba"), but not otherwise memorable.

    № 29 Superhero Summer Movies Recap

    2011-09-05

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    Mostly a summary of movie reviews that came out in 2011.

    № 28 Christians and Harry Potter

    2011-08-22

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    It's not an in-depth discussion, but the hosts offer a balanced take and raise some great thinking points.

    № 27 C.K. Kubasik Interview

    2011-08-10

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    Time Loop (№ 46)

    Watch The Booth at the End, then listen to this interview with the creator on the show, web content, TV history, and storytelling.

    № 26 It’s Time For Sci-Fi News

    2011-07-31

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    No need to listen to old news. Check the guide for what's interesting in hindsight.

    № 25 Top 5 Sam & Frodo Messianic Moments

    2011-07-17

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    Some funny moments as always, but nothing noteworthy in the top 5s

    № 24 The Sci-Fi Feud

    2011-07-07

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    Mostly just a discussion about Fringe

    № 23 Lord of the Rings

    2011-07-02

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    Time Loop (№ 95)

    Great discussion of themes from The Lord of the Rings.

    № 22 The Comics Continuity Conundrum

    2011-06-26

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    Time Loop (№ 158)

    The comics continuity discussion is mildly interesting, but there are some great moments including Ben's idea for fixing continuity and the post-end music singalong.

    № 21 Sci-Fi Fathers

    2011-06-19

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    Listen to the sermon itself, but the sci-fi tie-in is weak.

    № 20 Top 5 Sidekicks

    2011-06-12

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    A fine top 5 list with some interesting listener feedback

    № 19 Apocalypse Now

    2011-06-05

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    Time Loop (№ 193)

    A shallow look at the Apocalypse, but notable for being the first time that Ben and Matt attack Left Behind.

    № 18 The Multiverse – Notes From The Other Side

    2011-05-25

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    Time Loop (№ 138)

    An interesting and funny discussion of a great sci-fi topic and how it relates to Christianity. Featuring delirious Ben!

    № 17 Rants and Recommendations

    2011-05-20

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    Don't listen for the recommendations, there are better episodes for that. But there are enough notable and funny moments that it's worth a listen.

    № 16 Ghosts and God

    2011-05-12

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    Time Loop (№ 201)

    Another great entry in the "Is X compatible with Christianity?" series

    № 15 Top 5 Sci-Fi Worlds

    2011-05-03

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    One of the funniest episodes, with the all-time great moment of Ben singing the Avatar closing credits song.

    № 14 Clones Revisited

    2011-04-26

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    Listeners add some interesting points to the clone discussion. Plus, the feedback section includes one of the funniest voicemails in SFC history.

    № 13 Dissecting Dr. Horrible

    2011-04-20

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    Good listen if you've seen Dr. Horrible.

    № 12 The Search For Sasquatch

    2011-04-11

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    A pretty funny episode with some amusing Bigfoot theories, but no.

    № 11 Top 5 Superpowers

    2011-04-06

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    Time Loop (№ 269)

    The first "Bad but Great" episode. It's a silly premise and a silly discussion with some of the funniest moments of Season 1.

    № 10 Duel of the Fates

    2011-03-30

    Essential

    Time Loop (№ 379)

    Less a review of The Adjustment Bureau, and more a discussion on free will vs sovereignty.

    № 9 Attack of the Clones

    2011-03-25

    Essential

    Time Loop (№ 87)

    "The Dark Knight on Trial" was the first iconic episode; "Attack of the Clones" is the first great episode. Prepare to have your mind expanded and your beliefs challenged.

    № 8 Sci-Fi Movies We HATE HATE HATE!

    2011-03-01

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    Time Loop (№ 413)

    Full of hate and fun!

    № 7 Horror and Faith (AKA Zombie Jesus)

    2011-02-22

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    Time Loop (№ 227)

    Good discussion of how horror relates to Christianity.

    № 6 The State of the Super Hero Movie

    2011-02-15

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    Mostly predictions of which superhero movies will be good.

    № 5 Top 5 MesSCIahs

    2011-02-07

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    Not noteworthy.

    № 4 Tolkien Vs. Lewis – The Ultimate Smackdown

    2011-01-30

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    Would be a better discussion than a debate. Watch the highlights on YouTube instead.

    № 3 The Dark Knight On Trial

    2011-01-24

    Essential

    Time Loop (№ 77)

    The first iconic episode and a classic example of the intersection between pop culture and Christianity that the SFC does so well.

    № 2 I Want to Believe

    2011-01-16

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    Time Loop (№ 125)

    This first "fringe theology" episode includes topics that will be major themes of the podcast, such as the scope of the Bible and what is compatible with Christianity.

    № 1 Pilot

    2011-01-11

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    Time Loop (№ 149)

    Lays a good foundation for where Ben and Matt were with their interests when they started the show.