Parsec Podcast: Interview with a time travel philosopher

Apparently 'Bill and Ted' is one of the most accurate movies in the genre.

Oct 6, 2017, 1:30 pm*

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Gavia Baker-Whitelaw 

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Photo via Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure

We have a unique guest on this week’s Parsec Podcast: a philosopher who specializes in time travel.

Dr. Stephanie Rennick is a full-time academic and writes about philosophy and pop-culture on the blog Epicurean Cure. Unsurprisingly, she’s a big fan of time travel fiction. In a chat with the Parsec Podcast, she explained some of the most popular methods of time travel in sci-fi, and she shared her favorite (and least favorite) examples of the genre.

Apparently Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is a brilliant example of time travel philosophy, while the critically acclaimed movie Looper is absolute nonsense. Who knew?

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In our last episode, we discussed creative fan projects with a Game of Thrones chef, a fanart publisher, and the co-creator of the crowdfunded Hannibal musical. If you want to catch up or subscribe, you can find the Parsec Podcast on iTunes, Android, and most major podcast providers.

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*First Published: Oct 6, 2017, 9:59 am