Peter Capaldi as the Doctor: S9 E2 The Witch’s Familiar

Summary: The Doctor is alone with Davros, Clara is alone with Missy, who is in the greatest danger? Plot: The Doctor dialogs with the dying Davros while hoping to somehow save Clara, meanwhile , Meanwhile Clara & Missy are plotting to assault the Dalek capital with a pointed stick to save the doctor. Will Missy … Continue reading Peter Capaldi as the Doctor: S9 E2 The Witch’s Familiar

History Flips

by baldilocks Many of my long-term and closest friends are fellow USAF veterans who were stationed with me in West Berlin. I can neither confirm nor deny what we did for a living while there, but we had to sign paperwork saying that we would not reveal the substance of what we did. The contract … Continue reading History Flips

I’m old enough to remember When A Woman like this was Sacrosanct:

...but if you're going to be one of the faces of the mass rape of European women by publicly saying this: The 26-year-old woman named Selina withheld her full name when she gave an interview to German television channel SWR Fernsehen last week. In the interview, she described her moment of terror being surrounded by dozens of … Continue reading I’m old enough to remember When A Woman like this was Sacrosanct:

The Hollywood Reporter Channels DaTechGuy on 13 Hours

Those Damn Pictures Boss Tweed commenting on Thomas Nast’s cartoons The Hollywood Reporter: '13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi': Film Review Although it was never presented as such in news accounts, the siege on the diplomatic enclave and the secret CIA facility a mile away resembles in its dramatization nothing so much as the … Continue reading The Hollywood Reporter Channels DaTechGuy on 13 Hours

Ted Cruz Springs the Monty Python Apology Trap

Man in Black:  there's something I ought to tell you. Inigo Montoya:  Tell me. Man in Black:  I'm not left-handed either. The Princess Bride 1987 Judge Roy Bean: [Bean apologizes to the marshals' wives] I understand you have taken exception to my calling you whores. I'm sorry. I apologize. I ask you to note that … Continue reading Ted Cruz Springs the Monty Python Apology Trap