Jimmy Akin Podcast

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Sinopsis

An AWESOME podcast by Jimmy Akin! The EPIC podcast journey begins . . .

Episodios

  • Precious Annihilation - The Secrets of Doctor Who

    14/02/2024 Duración: 34min

    River Song and the 10th Doctor are back. Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this audio story featuring exploding jewels, an alien ghost, and a deadly sea voyage, including the ethical dilemmas around the preservation of civilizations.

  • The Best Star Trek Episodes Ever - Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World

    12/02/2024 Duración: 01h22min

    To celebrate their 300th episode, Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha give their lists of the best episodes in each of the Star Trek series, from The Original Series to Strange New Worlds. The ones they agree on are predictable, but where do they disagree?

  • The Beast of Gévaudan (Cryptid) - Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World

    09/02/2024 Duración: 01h31min

    France, 1764. A terrifying and unknown beast roams the countryside killing more than 100 men, women, and children, and injuring 200 more. A royal reward is even issued for its capture or death. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli ask what made the beast so ferocious, why it attacked so many people, and what kind of beast it actually was.

  • The Myth Makers - The Secrets of Doctor Who

    07/02/2024 Duración: 01h09min

    The First Doctor in the Trojan War! Dom Bettinelli and Jimmy Akin discuss the humor and history of the Doctor's visit to Troy; the departure of Vicki; connections to the Iliad and the Odyssey; and the "true" origin of the Trojan Horse.

  • Mudd's Passion (TAS) - The Secrets of Star Trek

    05/02/2024 Duración: 23min

    Mudd's back. Dom Bettinelli and Jimmy Akin discuss the animated return of con man Harry Mudd, inclluding the eyebrow-raising content for a kid's cartoon, the ethical problems of love potions and their portrayal in popular media, and why Rainn Wilson's Mudd may have been the best.

  • MYS296: The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife (Karen King, Walter Fritz, Forgery, Fraud, Hoax)

    02/02/2024 Duración: 01h10min

    The 2012 announcement of a papyrus fragment called the Gospel of Jesus' Wife caused a huge media sensation over the claim that Jesus did have a wife. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli examine what this fragment is, what it says, and whether it is an authentic, early Christian document.

  • The Robots of Death - The Secrets of Doctor Who

    31/01/2024 Duración: 39min

    The 4th Doctor needs to solve an Agatha Christie style set of murders. Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this story that includes good and bad robots, a decadent culture, and a giant sand crawling transport.

  • A Taste of Armageddon (TOS) - The Secrets of Star Trek

    29/01/2024 Duración: 47min

    Death by computer. Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this story's moral implications and real-world parallels with themes of war's human cost, technology's role in conflict, and ethical leadership. Plus Kirk killing another megalomaniacal computer.

  • Popper the Poltergeist (Seaford, Catholic Family Poltergeist, RSPK, Jimmy Herrmann) - Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World

    26/01/2024 Duración: 01h42min

    One of the most pivotal poltergeist cases involved a Catholic family in New York in 1958. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the strange events, including popping bottle caps, and explore why this poltergeist case was so pivotal and what may have been responsible.

  • Neverland - The Secrets of Doctor Who

    24/01/2024 Duración: 37min

    Romana is back! Dom Bettinelli, Jimmy Akin, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this 8th Doctor audio story that resolves Charlie's paradox, including a dicussion on free will, the ethical and moral implications of the manipulation of time, the impact of power, and more.

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