Archive for "Jun 2015"

Titles of Interest: Science Fiction Theology

James McGrath recently drew attention to this volume on his blog. Science Fiction Theology: Beauty and the Transformation of the Sublime (Baylor University Press, 2015) by Alan Gregory Science fiction imagines a universe teeming with life and thrilling possibility, but also hidden and hideous dangers. Christian theology, often a polemical target for science fiction, reflects […]

Behind the scenes of AMC's HUMAN

AMC is launching a new series that explores robotics and artificial intelligence. It is called HUMANS. This behind the scenes trailer provides some background, and it looks as if it will contribute to the growing collection of science fiction addressing this important topic.

Christopher Lee Passes Away

TheoFantastique is sad to report the loss of yet another genre icon. Sir Christopher Lee has passed away at the age of 93. He can now reunite with Peter Cushing and Vincent Price.

Disney's Dark Side in the News

I recently came across two items that dovetail with the TheoFantastique interests in Disney and his exploration of the dark side through animation. The first is an item in USA Today titled "Walt Disney's Curious Fascination with Death." The article not only mentions projects where death is the focal point, as in The Skeleton Dance […]

2nd call for submissions: "The Paranormal and Popular Culture"

Previously, a call for submissions was issued for a proposed volume, but we need a few more good abstracts to complete the volume. With this second call for submissions we are are looking for proposals for essays to be included in an edited volume entitled The Paranormal and Popular Culture. Academic writers and independent scholars […]

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