Peter Capaldi as the Doctor Season 10 Episode Eleven World Enough and Time

Summary: Will the Doctor's Trust in Missy cost Bill her life, or has it already done so? Plot: The Doctor decision over the objections of Bill and Nardole to let Missy play Doctor as a test to see if she's changed get Bill's heart literally blown away by a panicked janitor on a 400 mile long … Continue reading Peter Capaldi as the Doctor Season 10 Episode Eleven World Enough and Time

Northwest of Hell

by baldilocks At Politico, here's a profile on the ugly history of Portland, Oregon. The fact that Portland erupted as the epicenter in Trump-era political violence in the U.S. is, in a certain sense, surprising. A liberal nirvana, a crunchy, weed-and-hops city where Republicans and plastic bags alike have been all but evicted, Portland has embodied … Continue reading Northwest of Hell

Just do

I don't fondly remember college. I was in engineering, and engineering is hard. During my summer indoc course, we had two "welcome" presentations. The first one was this long skit put on while the whole indoc class was present, and it was really bouncy and cheery, like somehow college was all about the social aspect, … Continue reading Just do

Flashback: Washed Clean

baldilocks Originally posted December 29, 2004. Occasionally, I like to dig back into my old blog and see what's there. It's interesting to see how my writing style has changed since then. December 28, 2004, Nighttime: It’s raining in LA. Those of us who live here and have grown up here know that a large amount … Continue reading Flashback: Washed Clean

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor Season 10 Episode Ten The Eaters of Light

Summary:   Will the fate of the 9th Legion be the fate of the Doctor and his friends? Plot: The Doctor and Bill find themselves arguing over the fate of the lost 9th Roman Legion that disappeared in the 2nd century AD, so they decided to go back to find out what happened.  They and Nardole discover … Continue reading Peter Capaldi as the Doctor Season 10 Episode Ten The Eaters of Light