Jimmy Akin, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Dom Bettinelli discuss and analyze the sixth episode of the 10th Season of Doctor Who entitled “Extremis”. Zombie monks, the Pope, Missy, and a deadly book all bring the blinded Doctor, Nardole, and Bill together to begin their battle against a new foe. And with major Catholic elements in this episode, you know that this Doctor Who podcast with a panel of professional Catholics at the helm would have all the hot takes, secrets, and insights into this one. Let us know what you think by leaving feedback below.
Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss and analyze the fifth episode of the 10th Season of Doctor Who entitled “Oxygen”. As the 70s ban Sweet sang, “Your love is like oxygen.” We discuss space zombies, a nagging Nardole, Bill’s first true jeopardy, and a call back by the Doctor all the way to the very First Doctor’s time. Also, we look ahead to the Pope, Missy, and the reveal of what’s in the vault.
Fr. Cory Sticha, Dom Bettinelli, and Jimmy Akin discuss and analyze the fourth episode of the 10th Season of Doctor Who entitled “Knock, Knock”. Knock, Knock. Who’s there? Yes, he is. Our panel discusses this haunted house story and come up with insights and little-known facts that not only bear on this episode, but start to put together the broader picture of the rest of the season.
Jimmy Akin, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Dom Bettinelli discuss and analyze the third episode of the 10th Season of Doctor Who entitled “Thin Ice”. Regency England, giant man-eating sea creatures, and a mustache-twirling villain–not to mention antics on the ice–leave the discussion skating on “thin ice”. We’ve also got some great tidbits from the history of Doctor Who that relate to this episode and some speculation on “who’s” behind the locked vault.
Fr. Cory Sticha, Dom Bettinelli, and Jimmy Akin discuss and analyze the second episode of the 10th Season of Doctor Who entitled “Smile”. Emojibots, Scots in space, and callbacks to old Doctor Who episodes are all part of the discussion.
Jimmy Akin, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Dom Bettinelli discuss and analyze the first episode of the 10th season of Doctor Who entitled “The Pilot”. They also talk about the new companion, Bill Potts; the imminent departure of showrunner Steven Moffatt and the 10th Doctor, Peter Capaldi; the incoming showrunner Chris Chibnall; and the upcoming season.
Ten years ago I often wondered where I would be in life at the age of 50. I dreamt of things I would have accomplished by then. However, know that I have started my 50th year on earth, I realize that the most important thing that happened in the past 10 years is not what I have built and accomplished but who I have become. This year is the year of looking back, thanking God for the good and asking forgiveness for the bad, and a year of getting ready for what’s next.
In this episode: The story of a black eye; Dutch Comic Con and the Holland Animation Film Festival; how a young Dutch couple ended up working in the blockbuster special effects industry; Star Trek The Next Generation; The Hobbit Extended Edition; Laetare, Lent and Lente.