Tag Archive for movies

Entertaining Skeptically

Brief paper-writing break to showcase my two favorite videos this week. First, Tim Minchin’s STORM has been animated and is finally available on YouTube! Seriously, let the whole thing upload, then watch high-def full screen. It is so awesome. I…

I survived 2012

This is a little overdue, but I need to report that I did sit through the 2 hour and 38 minute *facepalm* experience that was the movie 2012.  I was invited by Christian, and well, there’s no better way to…

Dr. SETI and "Cosmic Carl"

Fans of Skepticality (and let’s face it, who doesn’t love Derek and Swoopy?) know that the latest podcast includes an interview with Daniel Loxton, editor of Junior Skeptic and the man behind “Where Do We Go From Here?” and “What…

Bits…

I’m a terrible blogger. Although, that means I’m actually getting massive amounts of work done. (But getting sick, that wasn’t fun!) And dance has started up again… crazy schedule! We just had the 3rd Charlottesville Skeptics Meetup tonight, and it…

Religulous

Which, I may add, is pronounced with a soft “g.” I had been saying it wrongly. Okay, so the fabulous and wonderful VAA trekked out to the Vinegar Hill Theatre in CVille to see Religulous on it’s opening night. This…

Awful Waste of a Drink

This is old, but it’s for posterity. The 2004 Socorro Summer Students present “Contact: The Drinking Game”! Take a swig any time one of these happens: We killed the “Bad Science” rule after Ellie discovers the signal, since then it…

I Want to Believe

Okay, so, lots on my mind these days. But first, I do need to put out my thoughts on the X-Files Movie, The X-Files: I Want to Believe. If you haven’t seen it already, clearly you were not as obsessed…

"In the Shadow of the Moon"

A new documentary by Ron Howard is coming out, called “In the Shadow of the Moon.” The trailer makes me swoon. It has all kinds of footage from the Apollo missions, with commentary by the astronauts themselves. Soooo coooool. http://www.intheshadowofthemoon.com/