Sticky Sunday!

For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)


An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Evolve (2008)

Innovate or die. Evolve or face extinction. Examine every facet of a single trait, from origin to modern incarnation, through a stunning combination of dramatizations, computer animations, live action nature footage and lab work. From dinosaurs to jellyfish, these are only a few of the creatures and many more that HISTORY analyzes to give a complete qualitative dissection of their evolution.

Evolve is a 2008 documentary television series on History. Each episode attempts to explain the evolutionary origins of a particular trait of living creatures. So far only one season has been produced and aired. Since the dawn of time, roughly 99 percent of all species have become extinct. In order to survive, all creatures, including man, must treat life as a battlefield and master the natural weapons and defences that they have evolved: Tyrannosaurus Rex's 13-inch canines; the geckoís Velcro-like toe pads; the bald eagleís telescopic vision capable of spotting a hare a mile away.

How did these attributes, each unique to the organism itself, appear? Certainly not arbitrarily. They evolved for a common reason - to give these animals a critical edge in interspecies warfare, and to ensure the survival of the individualís genes into the next generation. To evolve is to survive