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The Telescope: Geek Culture & Faith

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Jan 17, 2019

In this episode, Matt shares his thoughts on Aquaman. Love it or hate it, Aquaman has netted just over 1 billion dollars in world-wide box office sales, making it a commercial home run for the DC Universe. The science segment features a new gizmo called a scorkl, which is a small oxygen tank that allows swimmers to...


Jan 12, 2019

In this episode, Matt share his thoughts on Vader: Shards of the Past, which is a fan film created by YouTuber Star Wars Theory. Fan films are labors of love. It's completely inspiring to see the work that goes into creating such a high quality piece of art. Matt also talks about the New Horizons space probe reaching...


Jan 1, 2019

Episode 50! Wow! The content of this episode was selected based on responses to a recent Facebook post. Thanks everyone who submitted an opinion! The bulk of the show is about Star Trek Continues, which is like the Everest of fan-made films. (It's actually a series: eleven episodes, each an hour long.)

 

Star Trek...


Nov 30, 2018

Venom is destroying the box office! Matt shares his thoughts on the film and pays homage to the much beloved Stan Lee, who passed away recently. 

Genetically Modified Babies: 

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/28/671675941/chinese-scientist-responsible-for-genetically-altered-twins-faces-intense-critic

Stan Lee Quotes: 


Oct 23, 2018

Time travel is a staple of the SciFi world. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells was a huge influence on the genre. Matt discusses the book and some of his thoughts on Time Travel. 

Metal Mass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uYOZ1doM9Y

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