Every Doctor Who villain as of 12:30am Tuesday, 18 Sept

The Doctor, the time-traveling humanoid alien Time Lord with two hearts, has been exploring the BBC universe in the TARDIS since November 1963. While there have been a fair number of companions (35 to be exact) that have shared his adventures in saving civilizations, helping everyday inhabitants of Planet Earth, and right more wrongs that […]

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Syfy targets Blake's 7 for next American re-make effort

Thankfully, if I get a bit discouraged at the thought of yet another British telly classic getting an American re-boot, I’ll have plenty of company this time around. The news that Terry Nation’s brilliant sci-fi drama Blake’s 7 will get a 21st century update courtesy of American cable outlet, Syfy, has not set well with […]

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Doctor Who 7.1.1: Asylum of the Daleks – A First Look

Doctor Who 7, DW7 for short, is coming… I know, I know. Every day is one day closer to all kinds of brilliant telly. Downton Abbey 3, Sherlock 3, Call the Midwife, Endeavour…. But, one series premiere on both sides of the pond, Doctor Who 7, is so within reach. The five episodes planned for […]

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A few Boxing Day bits and bobs

Doing a bit of Sherlock work on and around the Internets, post-Downton Abbey Christmas special, post-Doctor Who Christmas genius and post-Eastenders Christmas, one realizes that time does not stop for Boxing Day. Telly fans in the UK have now set their sights on the 1 January premiere of the Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss brilliant second […]

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Voice of the Daleks, Zippy and George dies at 79

This is definitely a case of you probably are not familiar with either the name or the face, but you are keenly aware of the voice. For 21 years (1967-1988), Roy Skelton brought the Doctor’s scariest villains to life with one simple word….Exterminate! In addition to being THE voice of the Daleks, Skelton also lent […]

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The Man Who Invented the Daleks – Terry Nation

Maybe you are searching for a little three-day weekend reading as opposed to yesterdays suggestions of some classic British comedy marathon viewing? If so, the book for you has just released this week in the UK. So you can make plans now for a little Labor Day weekend reading, a September 1 release in the […]

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Eurovision 2011 winner and Kenneth Branagh talks Dr. Who

It was great night for telly last night on both sides of the pond with Neil Gaiman’s Doctor Who episode kicking the evening off followed by the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with Eli/Nikki from Azerbaijan taking home the prize. No, really, Azerbaijan. If you’re interested in a brilliant recap, here’s a […]

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Doctor Who Experience – a trip to Doctor Who heaven

Couldn’t leave London without stopping off at London’s Olympia and the Doctor Who Experience 2011. Carefully avoiding the crowds making a mad-dash heading east into the city for work, it was time to channel the inner-geek and hit the tube and head west and a date with the nearly 50-year history of the Doctor. This […]

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I'm convinced Craig Ferguson secretly wants to be 12th Doctor

On the heels of Sunday’s tellyspotting post of an early Craig Ferguson appearance on Red Dwarf, we learned from CBS Entertainment (thankfully, in time) that last night’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson was to be a full-blown special edition Doctor Who-themed episode with guest Matt Smith, the 11th Doctor on Doctor Who.  The show […]

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DIY Build-a-Dalek workshop

Just in case you have some extra time on your hands this weekend, we’ve got the answer. Searching for that elusive hobby to occupy your time and haven’t found anything that is of interest? Time to dig deep and access that inner-Davros or Martha Stewart and make your own Dalek. With blueprints and accompanying step-by-step […]

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