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Doctor Who for Newbies: The Tenth Doctor

In 2005, Doctor Who was back on television and a bona fide sensation. Fans new and old alike tuned-in in droves to watch the Doctor fight new creatures like the… more

Doctor Who: Days of Future Past

IDW Comics artist, and my Twitter friend, Blair Shedd has spent a great deal of his own free time working on this amazing piece of art.  He’s selling the pencil… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Doctor Who DVDs Out Today

Hi, friends, Kanderson here, quickly writing to tell you of some more Classic Who stories debuting on DVD in the States today. First, the Patrick Troughton story “The Dominators.” It’s… more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Ninth Doctor

In the late ‘90s, the Doctor Who television landscape seemed at its most barren. The lackluster showing of the 1996 TV movie left most fans unsatisfied and, again, the future… more

The Trilogy is Complete!

About a year ago, this guy with a funny voice calling himself Mr. Plinkett released a seven-part review demolishing The Phantom Menace in hilarious fashion. The character of Plinkett is… more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Eighth Doctor & The Wilderness Years

In 1989, the BBC pulled the plug on Doctor Who after 26 years. It was the network’s intention to bring the show back after a few years had given… more


Hi all! BBC America is running a really SWEET CONTEST for the arty Whovian out there. Basically all you have to do is create and build your own TARDIS and… more

Doctor Who Series 6 Trailer!!!!!

Boy, that didn’t take long. Here’s the trailer for the new series that aired after the Christmas special. SPOILERS OBVIOUSLY Who’s excited?!?!… more

Review: “Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol”

Happy Christmas, Everyone! I hope everybody enjoyed their holiday feasts, some spiked egg nog, and some sweet nerd swag. I for one was given a replica sonic screwdriver by my… more

“There’s Only One Santa Claus, And He’s On Earth.”

Every Christmas, I tend to forgo the typical holiday movies in favor of stuff that’s awesome. For instance, it’s a tradition for my mother and I to watch “Die Hard”… more

Heartwarming Time Lord Christmas Song

This is maybe my favorite thing I’ve seen in a long time. Thanks, Radio Free Skaro!… more

Matt Smith on Doctor Who Christmas Special

Via the great guys over at Radio Free Skaro The BBC have released this clip of a short interview with Matt Smith discussing the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special, entitled… more

Harold Lloyd: Comedy Royalty

Lately, I’ve been watching heaps and gobs of old silent comedies and enjoying them profoundly.  Most people know about Charlie Chaplin or Buster Keaton, and they’re both absolutely phenomenal, but… more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Villains pt. 2

As promised, I’m back with the rest of Doctor Who’s most tenacious antagonists, having battled him at least three times. I hope reading about the Master and Daleks didn’t give… more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Villains pt. 1

I bet you thought you’d be getting an Eighth Doctor retrospect right now, didn’t you? Well, as ol’ Uncle Miltie said, “Boy, I love wearing women’s clothes.” Wait, does that… more

Godspeed, Leslie Nielsen (1926-2010)

Leslie Nielsen passed away Sunday at the age of 84.  He was a great comedy legend and one of my favorite actors.  He was a master of deadpan silliness and… more

DW Season 5′s Best Episode (According to Me) #Spoilers

Doctor Who season five is a pretty uniformly good season.  Matt Smith is excellent and, with arguably only a couple low points, it definitely started the Eleventh Doctor’s tenure with… more

5 Graphic Novels Perfect for TV

Two episodes of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” are in the books and already it’s a thing to behold.  It has officially been picked up for a second season. That should… more

Why “The Walking Dead” Is Even Better Than We Thought (SPOILERS!)

I had been looking forward to the premiere of “The Walking Dead” for months and the promo material AMC would show during the weekly “Mad Men” episode only served to… more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Seventh Doctor

After the tumultuous era with Colin Baker in the lead and the stay of execution that followed, Doctor Who needed a complete revitalization. When Baker was forced to leave, longtime… more

A Horror Recommendation: “Who Can Kill a Child?”

I’m always in the market for a fucked-up horror movie, but it’s rare for me to find one that works in delivering true scares and not just gross-outs and violence…. more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Sixth Doctor

The Peter Davison era of Doctor Who had breathed new life in the series and had solid viewing figures, despite the show being moved from its traditional Saturday night time… more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Fifth Doctor

In 1981, Tom Baker was in his seventh and final season as the Fourth Doctor.  Could the show survive the loss of its incredibly popular star? New producer John Nathan-Turner… more