Mirroring Doctor Who's enormous popularity, the Doctor himself has become a bigger and bigger deal in his own fictional universe, and the axis around which most of his stories have rotated in recent years. Is it time to dial things back? Maybe even go back to the old, formulaic days of having random adventures and [...]
An awful moment at the BFI premiere of the latest Sherlock series made me think about how much more broad and welcoming Doctor Who fandom should be of its creative communities and other "outsiders."
Once upon a time, I had a TON of Star Trek reference books. Today, I have a teetering stack of Doctor Who Magazines. I've been dipping back into Star Trek recently, wondering why it no longer scratches the itch Doctor Who does.
So, how willing to break the mold might Steven Moffat be? Could Series 8 present the inverse of the scenario provided at the end of Series 7? Instead of a Doctor who rejected the name….
Borrowing from Roger van Oech's books on creativity, I suggest that it's time for DOCTOR WHO to make a brave change in casting the next Doctor because it'll evolve the show in an important direction.
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