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 [...]
May 2008 (not 2009, ignore your host during the podcast): Steven Moffat prepares to take the reins of Doctor Who in one of the most anticipated showrunner transitions ever.
January 2010: Matt Smith kisses his knees, spits out cinders, and shouts, "Geronimo!"
April 2012: A massive Time Dilation episode of the Two-minute Time Lord podcast [...]
As a parting shot in 2MTL 196, I mentioned that I thought the message of the first four seasons of new Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures was that "it's the actions of everyday humans like you and me that make the difference in overcoming adversity." Some of you noticed that I [...]
Recrimination! Rage! Retweeting! We're looking at the (non-)controversy over Doctor Who's losses at the National Television Awards yesterday, and the ritual assignations of blame.
Everything's fine, folks. Really.
Despite a few areas where a little extra effort would have gone a long way, Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series is a worthy addition to your shelf-ful of Blu-rays and DVDs. Here's a review of the upcoming release (November 8 in the U.K., November 9 in North America).
Another take: Michael's Tin Dog [...]
Just a few weeks later, it's time to briefly take stock of Series 5's shortcomings and strengths. Spoiler: I can't wait for Series 6.
Plus! A message from the Tin Dog and the DWPA about Whooverville 2.
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