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Episode 72 – “The Grave”

This is a Western with a metaphysical twist. Can someone who is dead commit murder? Can┬áPinto Sykes, a recently deceased gun-slinger, cause the death of┬áConny Miller, a bounty hunter who had tried, but failed, to bring about Sykes’ demise? When … Continue reading

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Episode 58 – “Long-Distance Call”

Billy, a five year old boy, is given toy telephone by his adoring grandmother on his birthday, days before she dies. She tells him that the phone is for the exclusive communication between the two of them. After her death, … Continue reading

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Episode 57 – “The Prime Mover”

There’s a long tradition in the history of philosophy, going back at least to Aristotle, of arguing for the existence of a prime mover. If there are things that move, and there are, then there are other things that made … Continue reading

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Episode 51 – “The Invaders”

A poor woman, living in a rustic shack in some lonely hollow, in a place that looks very much like Appalachia, faces off against the invaders, miniature creatures who have crash landed their flying saucer into her attic. What follows … 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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