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Article on Women and Sci-Fi Misses the Mark – Again

A recent article — on how Battlestar Galactica could save your marriage — includes a commentary on why women love BSG by sometime-geek chick Martha Brockenbrough, a former contributor to Slate and the founder of the SPOGG, the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar (which I totally respect). But I beg to differ with […]


Some Thoughts on the Rewatch

While veiwing the rewatch with everyone, I witnessed a scene in “33” where Athena shoots Six in the back and then drags Helo off with her into the forest. The first time I saw this episode I didn’t think much of this act– just that Athena was trying to defy her fellow Cylons and save […]


Sharon’s Baby: Hera/Isis

We received a call today reminding us that Sharon actually named her baby “Hera” — after the Greek goddess, we’d imagine. In Podcast #5 we refer to her as “Isis.” Technically, both of these names are correct as far as we can tell. Though Sharon originally named her “Hera,” her name was changed to “Isis” […]


Cylons vs. Pod People – Who wants to be a human-heir?

I just watched Invasion of the Body Snatchers for the first time the other night (I know, I know) and it was awesome. As you might guess, I was intrigued by how many common themes the movie shares with BSG, especially when they discover the pod people Look Like Us Now. A really weird scene […]


Helo, the Gentleman

Here’s a brain-spinner: in Greek, the phrase Kalos Kai Agathos, or its shortened form, Kalos K’Agathos, means essentially “gentleman.” Kalos means “beautiful,” Kai means “and,” and Agathos means “good.” Beautiful and good = gentleman. Sound familiar? I couldn’t help but notice this seems very close to “Karl C. Agathon,” our BSG Lt. Helo. Perhaps this […]


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