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.
"You have the guts to do what's right when everyone else just runs away!" That's what the Doctor's taught Rose, she tells Mickey and Jackie during the most important scene in "The Parting of the Ways." But is this story about the triumph of the human spirit, or something much more bleak? And, oh yeah, […]
A few days after the U.S.'s Banned Books Week, I explore the ways censorship and free expression have been tackled within the range of Doctor Who video, audio and print, with the help of many suggestions from my friends on Twitter and Facebook. When censorship's come up in a Doctor Who story, […]
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