Why would a man-child geek culture hound, who has immersed himself in your Star Treks and Star Wars and Jason of Star Commands as a child, dreaming of being those characters and living in those worlds, become obsessed to the point of podcasting about a character, the Doctor, whom he absolutely cannot imagine being?
Asking for […]
The latest in Steven Moffat's series of biological functionally-titled episodes, "Listen!" is entirely about hiding behind the sofa, and why we do that, and what greatness the fear that drives it might lead us to. And, to my great surprise, we get a profound look underneath the Doctor's mask.
Having gotten into meditation and discovering the concept of "mindfulness," I inevitably wondered just how well the Doctor knows himself and keeps cool and centered. (Inevitable because I'm a sadly obsessed Doctor Who fan, of course.) The unsurprising answer is, "He doesn't." But you might be surprised at my vote for which Doctor comes closest […]
Geeks have a love-hate relationship with The Big Bang Theory, America's favorite sitcom. I'm a Johnny-come-lately to the show, but when I saw it I suddenly got, after years of resistance, that a "truly alien" Doctor could really work in the modern series. (And yes, I'm saying that Smith isn't THAT much more alien […]
Continuing a theme from 2MTL 85, we take a look at just a few hints from Series 1-4 that indicated a direction for the Doctor's new journey begun in "The Waters of Mars." (Spoiler-free, for the benefit of international viewers.)
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