Stuff My Sisters Will Like

To Jenny, Katie and Laura, From Their Brother, Victor

Ten of My Favorite TV Episodes February 23, 2016

Filed under: Movies,Neat,Sci-fi,Star Trek,Stuff,TV — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Available on Netflix:

  • Black Mirror – “White Christmas”
  • Person of Interest – Season 3, Episode 17, “/”
  • Sherlock – Season 1, Episode 1, “A Study in Pink”
  • Firefly – Season 1, Episode 14, “Objects in Space”
  • Simpsons – Season 2, Episode 1, “Bart Gets an F”
  • Ken Burns: The Civil War – Episode 5, “The Universe of Battle (1863)”
  • The Twilight Zone (The Original Series) – Season 2, Episode 21, “The Obsolete Man”

Not on Netflix:

  • Doctor Who – Season 3, Episode 10, “Blink”
  • Rick & Morty – Season 2, Episode 4, “Total Rickall”
  • Community – Season 2, Episode 14, “Advanced Dungeons & Dragons”

If you watch any of these, let me know what you think.

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Darth Trump December 17, 2015

Filed under: Funny,Movies,Sci-fi,Star Wars,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

I am going to see the local premiere of Star Wars tonight. I confidently predict that it will be better (or worse) than this:

 

 

The Star Wars Rom-Com December 16, 2015

Filed under: Funny,Sci-fi,Star Wars,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

 

Katniss Everdeen’s Greatest Loves November 30, 2015

Filed under: Funny,Movies,Sci-fi,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Her fickle love for Peeta:

 

And her enduring love of Pita:

 

“Do Humankind’s Best Days Lie Ahead?” November 9, 2015

Filed under: Economics,Funny,History,Neat,Sci-fi,Science,Stuff,Unconscionable actions,World Peace — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

An entertaining and interesting debate on the proposition: “Be it resolved humankind’s best days lie ahead…”

If you mean over the next few years, then this is very likely so. Things have been getting quietly and incrementally better in most places around the world for a long time. However, if humankind is worse off in 100 years (like following a global thermal nuclear war) then the optimists will have been victims of normalcy bias. It’s like what they say about going bankrupt: “At first you go bankrupt slowly, then all at once.” 

Click here for the results of the debate’s final voting.

 

Immortality: A Horror Story October 31, 2015

Filed under: Neat,Sci-fi,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

 

“Let It Flow” October 30, 2015

Filed under: Funny,Movies,Neat,Sci-fi,Star Wars,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

The lighter side of the Dark Side.