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Episode 50 – “The Whole Truth”

Opening an episode entitled “The Whole Truth” with a scene (in fact, it’s the only scene of the entire episode) at a used car dealership is hilarious, and what ensues does not disappoint. A young couple, “just browsing” for dependable … Continue reading

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Episode 49 – “Back There”

It’s April 14, 1961, Washington D.C., at the Potomac Club. A group of well-heeled club members play cards and discuss the metaphysics of time travel. One argues that if time travel were possible, one could prevent a financial disaster that … Continue reading

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Episode 48 – “Dust”

When things are really tough, we tend to hope for something miraculous to happen, for some bit of magic that will transform some inevitable doom. Of course, hoping that something¬†will be the case is a form of imagining it to … Continue reading

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Episode 47 – “Night of the Meek”

“Night of the Meek” is a Christian morality tale, a Christmas miracle story. It is about sympathy and support for the meek: the poor, the young, the old, the homeless and the impaired. We see the meek in these forms, … Continue reading

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Episode 46 – “A Most Unusual Camera”

Even small time crooks need to be able to predict the future. The story begins with a married couple, despairing over their meager haul from the robbery of a curio shop. Lamenting the fact that the stolen items are mostly … Continue reading

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