Ben, Matt




Award Show



Jubilee enjoyable as always


Matt wants to start using only original music instead of Star Wars and Doctor Horrible clips.

Ben wants to make reading Amazon book summaries a recurring segment.

Ben calls it "The Year of the Pun" because they started using puns for episode titles.


Episode Title of the Year

№ 242 Need an Ark? I Noah Guy.

Video of the Year

Ben's Paradise Lost series

  • Crossover with the Ben De Bono Beer Show
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past review
  • Warehouse 13 review
  • VALIS book review

Ben started a "Fantasy and the Academy" video series, discussing Tolkien, George R. R. Martin, and Steven Erikson from an academic perspective.

He's considering a chapter-by-chapter sacramental reading of The Lord of the Rings.

He started another channel for his series "Reading the Summa", where he's reading Thomas Aquinas's entire Summa Theologica.

Topic that The Sci-Fi Christian Should Have Covered

Top 10 Classic Sci-Fi Movies

  • The World of Neal Gaiman
  • Orphan Black review
  • Snowpiercer review
  • Art and Subjectivity

As I've been watching all these different shows and thinking, "I'm not looking forward to watching this, I'm just gonna cut it out", I started wondering, did Ben change me? Do I like anything anymore? Yeah! You're being "transsub-ben-iated".

Video Game of the Year

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • The Last of Use: Left Behind (expansion pack)
  • Titanfall
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order
  • Destiny

Ben played Wii U Mario and Zelda, but no 2014 video games.

Book of the Year

The Martian (republished)

  • Shadowplay
  • The Legend of Drizzt
  • The World of Ice & Fire
  • Marvel Encyclopedia (expanded in 2014)

TV Show of the Year

Doctor Who

  • Continuum
  • Orphan Black
  • Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
  • The Flash

Movie of the Year

Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Interstellar
  • Noah
  • Captain America
  • Transcendence

Disappointment of the Year

How well Transformers: Age of Extinction did at the box office

  • Gotham
  • Nicholas Cage's Left Behind
  • Edgar Wright leaves Ant-Man
  • The Last of Us: Left Behind

Most Shocking News

Ben's love for squirrels

  • Guardians of the Galaxy wins the summer box office
  • The pope says he would baptize aliens
  • Heroes: Reborn announced
  • Edgar Wright leaves Ant-Man

Lack of Follow-Through

Not finishing Heroes Rants

  • Not finishing Excavating the X-Files
  • Alan Moore episode
  • Christmas Musical episode
  • Movie commentary episode

Time Loop of the Year

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

Guest of the Year

Allen and Aaron Reini (№ 221 Interview with the Creators of “Flight of the Angels”)

Funniest Episode of the Year

№ 279 Ben Sees a Marvel Movie and Other News

Movie Review of the Year

№ 241 Noah Pun Intended and № 242 Need an Ark? I Noah Guy.

Top 5 of the Year

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

Episode of the Year

№ 224 What Haunts Us?

Matt is no longer trying to get to Episode 1000 by 2016.