The SFC joins the Crossover Nexus. This mostly means that they mention the Crossover Nexus at the end of every episode for awhile, but it also resulted in a few episodes shared with other podcasts.
Ben christens it "The Year of the Pun" because they started using puns for episode titles.
The Excavation of the X-Files continues and stalls. Series such as "Indiana Jones Theology" and "Virtual Ethics" get excellent follow-ups, while "Non-Fantasy Fantasy" and the alternate readings start.
The Reinis release their book Flight of the Angels.
Ben reveals his love for squirrels.
Matt quintuples his books read count from the previous year, and becomes a father! He thoughtfully schedules it for the end of the year during the traditional hiatus. This year's hiatus countdown is the greatest of them all: Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors.
And it's the season I became a listener!
End of the Year Awards Ballots
|Episode||№ 224 What Haunts Us?||№ 285 The Bible as Art|
|Episode Title||№ 242 Need an Ark? I Noah Guy.||№ 241 Noah Pun Intended|
|Countdown||№ 250 Top 25 Things We Want to Experience by Episode 350||№ 312 Top 100 Sci-Fi Authors Countdown: 10-1|
|Movie Review||№ 241 Noah Pun Intended and № 242 Need an Ark? I Noah Guy.||№ 241 Noah Pun Intended|
|Book Review||№ 234 Taking a Stand on “The Stand”|
|TV Show Review||№ 277 Non-Fantasy Fantasy: Community|
|Time Loop||№ 269 The SFC Time Loop: Top 5 Superpowers You Would Want In the Mission Field||№ 269 The SFC Time Loop: Top 5 Superpowers You Would Want In the Mission Field|
|Guest||Allen and Aaron Reini (№ 221 Interview with the Creators of “Flight of the Angels”)||Allen and Aaron Reini (№ 221 Interview with the Creators of “Flight of the Angels”)|
|Funniest Episode||№ 279 Ben Sees a Marvel Movie and Other News||№ 293 The Disney World Disaster|
|Surprising Sci-Fi News||Ben's love for squirrels||A Star Wars-Pixar movie is rumored to be in the works.|
|Exciting Sci-Fi News||The military has plans to create an Iron Man suit by 2018.|
|Disappointing Sci-Fi News||How well Transformers: Age of Extinction did at the box office||Edgar Wright leaves Ant-Man|
|Lack of Follow-Through||Not finishing Heroes Rants||Not finishing Heroes Rants|
|Uncovered Topic||Top 10 Classic Sci-Fi Movies||Art and Subjectivity|
|Video||Paradise Lost series||Paradise Lost series|
|Sci-Fi Movie||Guardians of the Galaxy||Ex Machina|
|Sci-Fi TV Show||Doctor Who||Doctor Who|
|Sci-Fi Book||The Martian (republished)||The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August|
|Sci-Fi Video Game||Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor|
|Worst Episode||№ 244 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Review|