Mon, 30 January 2023
Ferengi who? Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this Trek veteran-laden story that sees the Ferengi show up long before Farpoint in a Die Hard-style battle of wits with the Enterprise crew.
Fri, 27 January 2023
Giants! (Biblical Giants, Goliath, Nephilim, Tallest Man Ever, Robert Wadlow) - Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World
Giants have been part of history and mythology all over the world. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss what giants are, how big humans can get, what's responsible for giants, and the report of giant people in legends and the Bible.
Mon, 23 January 2023
How do you forgive someone who has something so evil? Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this story that sees Neelix struggle with forgiveness for someone who has done much evil to him and in general and now appears repentant.
Fri, 20 January 2023
In 1915, during a particularly bad drought, San Diego hired rainmaker Charles Hatfield, who gave them more than they bargained for. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli get to know Hatfield, how he tried to make it rain, and what happened in San Diego.
Wed, 18 January 2023
Mysterious Feedback (226A-230, Spoon Bending, Secret Cuban Missile Crisis, Ellen Gould White) - Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World
Mysterious feedback! Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli answer your mysterious feedback on recent episodes, including astrology, spoon bending, the secret Cuban missile crisis, and 7th Day Adventist prophet Ellen G. White, plus fan art and a poem.
Mon, 16 January 2023
Humanizing the monster. Dom Bettinelli and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this DS9 episode where Kira is confronted with a humanized view of Gul Dukat, a man who did unspeakable evil to her people and the idea of setting aside old wounds for a common good.
Fri, 13 January 2023
Mummies have long been an object of fascination, but how they were made has been a mysterious trade secret of the "men of Anubis." Jimmy Akin continues his conversation with Dr. Bob Brier discuss what he's learned about mummies as one of the world's foremost experts.
Mon, 9 January 2023
Prime directive! Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this story of the advanced alien species being mistaken for gods. What are the ethics of the Prime Directive? Does Picard go too far in what he says about religious belief?
Fri, 6 January 2023
The idea of the afterlife is universal in human history, ancient Egyptians incuded. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli welcome famed Egyptologist Dr. Bob Brier to discuss what the ancient Egyptians believed, including it was similar and different from Judeo-Christian beliefs.
Mon, 2 January 2023
Prodigy season 1 has ended and Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the season finale, where the next season might go, and their thoughts on Prodigy as a whole.