I Blame Big Finish

First some background As I've mentioned before due a the weak tip jar over the last two years I've had to take an overnight job at a warehouse. Because this job involves repetitive menial work we are allowed an ear bud as we work and while most people listen to music I listen to my … Continue reading I Blame Big Finish

C. S. Lewis and the 4th Doctor answer friend J. D. Rucker on Voting Trump

Dominic You: We need no friends, and fear no enemy!x British Captain: I may have been misinformed. I understood Mr. LaFitte commanded at Barataria. Jean LaFitte: If your offer is good it will stand up under fire The Buccaneer 1958 The time to take over the GOP (state by state) or set up a real third … Continue reading C. S. Lewis and the 4th Doctor answer friend J. D. Rucker on Voting Trump

Ted Cruz, Election 2016, the 4th Doctor & the Democrat Media Matrix

Judge:You will confine your question to the Bible Drummond:  Alright, forget it. We'll play in your ballpark Colonel. Inherit The Wind 1960 One of my absolutely favorite episodes in the entire 52 years of Doctor Who is the Deadly Assassin. In this episode (the only one in the original series without a companion) the 4th … Continue reading Ted Cruz, Election 2016, the 4th Doctor & the Democrat Media Matrix

Matt Smith as the Doctor in Order: 50th Anniversary Special, The Day of the Doctor

The penultimate in my series of Reviews of the Matt Smith Doctor Who years Summary: The Doctor relives the worst day of his existence, will his future selves convince him to do something he will regret forever. Plot: While planning a day out with Clara the TARDIS is grabbed by Unit for help with a … Continue reading Matt Smith as the Doctor in Order: 50th Anniversary Special, The Day of the Doctor

Matt Smith (ish) as the Doctor in order 50th Anniversary Special #2 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot

Summary:  Can the forgotten heroes of ages past gain their rightful due?   Plot:  Peter Davison , Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy find themselves getting more and more concerned as the filming dates for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special comes ever closed ad they're not called.    Their repeated calls to Stephen Moffat offices … Continue reading Matt Smith (ish) as the Doctor in order 50th Anniversary Special #2 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot

Doctor Who: The Auntie Matter Amazon Review

My Review of the 4th Doctor Big Finish Episode The Auntie Matter Staring Tom Baker as the Doctor and Mary Tamm as Romana #1 is available at Amazon.com here It really drives home the loss from Tom Baker not joining up with Big Finish right at the start. You can get these and other great … Continue reading Doctor Who: The Auntie Matter Amazon Review

Doctor Who Regenerations through the decades

The BBC has made a concerted effort this year to push Doctor Who in America. One of the things that might confuse people are the different faces. Doctor Who has been around almost as long as I have. The First episode premiered just six months after I was born. The series the actor in the … Continue reading Doctor Who Regenerations through the decades

First the Brig and now Sarah Jane. Elizabeth Sladen dead at 63

4 days short of the start of Season 6 of the New Doctor Who. Some crushing news for fans of Doctor Who: Sladen had been suffering from cancer, BBC entertainment reporter Lizo Mzimba said. It had not been widely known that the actress was in ill health. He said: "She was one of the most … Continue reading First the Brig and now Sarah Jane. Elizabeth Sladen dead at 63

How do you confirm that you are still a geek?

You know it when you dream that your wife has taken you to a shop that specializes in Doctor Who stuff and in the dream the owner hands you a 14 foot Tom Baker Scarf and you wake up just as he hands it to you and am about to put it on! You would … Continue reading How do you confirm that you are still a geek?

The first of the 4th Doctor Demon Quest audiobooks is now out in the UK

I will likely pre-order the boxed set from Mike's comics but I have this comment to make. You should give them a ring concerning the new episodes The cover art is a vast improvement over the last set. Anyways I'd drop an e-mail to Mike's comics right away if you don't want to wait for … Continue reading The first of the 4th Doctor Demon Quest audiobooks is now out in the UK

Useless Doctor Who Trivia of the month.

How Old was the doctor when he "borrowed on a finders keepers basis" the Tardis? answer 236 years old How do we know. In The Pirate Planet episode one Romana states he has operated his TARDIS for 523 years. In the first episode of the Ribos operation she points out the Doctor is 759 years … Continue reading Useless Doctor Who Trivia of the month.

I’m so sorry Rep Lofgern…

...for revealing that in the face of corruption we intend to give Charlie Rangel a stern reprimand! The Texas Democrat said he intended to call the head of the full ethics committee, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), to apologize for telling reporters that the subcommittee recommended reprimanding Rangel for allegedly breaking House ethics rules. The revelation … Continue reading I’m so sorry Rep Lofgern…

It’s not personal Hippocritico: it’s strictly business

At Big Journalism Hippocritico has this story up about journalistic bias. He is right about the bias of course but when it comes to Palin, this is the way it is. If you do a story attacking Palin, you not only energize your leftist base, but we on the right will read it defending her … Continue reading It’s not personal Hippocritico: it’s strictly business

Doctor Who Hornet’s Next Boxed Set: Amazon Review

My review of the Boxed Set of Tom Bakers return as the Doctor in Hornet's Nest, which was long delayed by Lent is available at Amazon.com here. It was worth the wait to get all five parts together and well worth the price. Amazon has a pretty reasonable price on the set, but of course … Continue reading Doctor Who Hornet’s Next Boxed Set: Amazon Review

The BBCWorldwideTv channel “frees” The Doctor

Sometime around 1978 I was channel surfing the way we used to in the days before Cable: (We turned the knob) and on Channel 12 in Rhodie Island I found a strange TV show with a fellow with a long scarf traveling in a blue box. I thought it was cool but didn't note the … Continue reading The BBCWorldwideTv channel “frees” The Doctor

If you wonder why I love the Doctor Who Series so much…

It's moments like this: Yes my inner geek is really shining today, it's been highly repressed for a bit. Update: Is there a line better than "Basically, RUN!"? Update 2: Yes I had to use a 2nd video the first one was pulled.

Dr. who Logopolis: Amazon Review

My review of the Doctor who DVD Logopolis Featuring Tom Baker in his final regular appearance as the 4th Doctor (apart from the regeneration scene reprise in Castrovalva) is available at Amazon.com here. My original review was in 2001 referring to the VHS tape, I've edited it to reflect the DVD release.

I never thought I’d be at a Rally with Bill Clinton

But there I was at WPI with Stacy and my youngest listening to Two congressmen, the Lt Gov, Martha Coakley (a handsome woman) and President Bill Clinton. After listening to the ex President's rather long presentation I have to say I can understand why he is popular. If you don't know history and if you … Continue reading I never thought I’d be at a Rally with Bill Clinton

The Keeper of Traken: Amazon Review

My review of the penultimate Tom Baker Doctor Who Episode: The Keeper of Traken is available at Amazon.com here. The special features on this DVD are above avg for a Doctor Who DVD. The adventure is very much above par. If you are not well versed in Dr. Who you might wonder about the scarf. … Continue reading The Keeper of Traken: Amazon Review