Covenant Minute 32

In which I am joined by Curtis Bloes of Time Bandits Minute to discuss novelisations, and just what exactly is a “sound”?

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Spoiler study enjoyment. (2011, August 11). The Mary Sue.

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Covenant Minute 23

In which I am joined by Rob of the Great Escape Minute, and we discuss how futuristic technology in science fiction isn’t so futuristic anymore, spooky hidden details, and do Engineers see in sound?

Find Rob at the Great Escape Minute, he’s doing good work over there. I love this movie and he’s finding all sorts of details I never noticed:

Covenant Minute 09

In which I talk about babies, generation starships, and neutrinos.


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Raised by wolves analysis – SE01 EP01 – Studio Yutani [Video]. (2020, September 12). YouTube.

Shaffer, M. L. (1981). Minimum population sizes for species conservation. BioScience, 31(2), 131-134.

Stoppler, M. C. (n.d.). Embryo vs. fetus: The stages of pregnancy. MedicineNet.

Turner, B. (2015, March 12). Are cheetahs clones of each other? HowStuffWorks.