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Doctor Who vs. Graphic Noveldom

From our friends over at, the BBC have commissioned their first graphic novel.  Naturally, they’ve chosen their resident Gallifreyan adventurer to be the star.  The novel will be… more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Third Doctor

The 1970s began as a real turning point for Doctor Who.  Patrick Troughton had vacated the title role after three popular seasons along with co-stars and main production team. Doctor… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

Nerd Rage

Fads happen, styles appear, colloquialisms manifest. I’m aware that they’re a cultural and social phenomenon and pissing and moaning about them on my part would be an exercise in uselessness…. more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The Second Doctor

When it came time for William Hartnell to leave the show, due to failing health and an inability to remember his lines, there was talk of simply letting the show… more

Weeping Angel, Pinto Style

This amazing picture was done by blogger and illustrator Jon Pinto on his personal blog.  His artwork is all really wonderful.  Check out the rest of his stuff HERE. NOTE:… more

Doctor Who for Newbies: The First Doctor

Doctor Who premiered on BBC 1 on November 23, 1963, the day after President Kennedy was shot.  The most recent season finale aired on BBC 1 on June 26th, 2010. … more

Crap-Makers and the People Who Hate Them

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in the film world lately, that being the continual production of terrible films.  Now, this is nothing new, surely.  Awful movies date back to… more

Doctor Who Wiimote: It Was Only a Matter of Time (get it?)

As per the Official Nintendo Magazine, there will soon be an official sonic screwdriver Wii Remote.  Now all I need is a Wii I guess. I think they should make… more

Top 6 Cinematic Badasses

There are plenty of badasses in movie history, but only six can be the baddest assest of all. What makes a badass should be self-evident, but for this here list… more

Doctor Who 2011: Season 6 AND 7?

Every time we turn around it seems there’s new Doctor Who news.  Just the way I like it!  Yesterday saw a big huge piece of information directly from Steven Moffat… more

HUGE Doctor Who DVD News!

North American Doctor Who fans got a mondo-enormo-sized bit of news on Wednesday regarding an upcoming DVD release.  In an exclusive interview with David and Marty Hooie of the spectacular… more

Top 6 Most Pathetic Alien Invasions

Today I decided to look at that time-tested movie trope of the alien invasion. Almost from the time we realized there was an outer space we’ve been dreaming about the… more

Trock U Like a Time Vortex

There’s an underground movement of indie rock entitled “Trock,” or “Time Lord Rock,” which, as you might guess, is rock music about Doctor Who. It’s pretty awesome. The pioneering Trock… more

Killer Kaiju!!

As a student of film of all kinds, I often feel it necessary to watch movies I don’t especially have a yen to see. Recently, I decided it was high… more

Eleven Doctors: Toy Review

So, I broke down and ordered the Eleven Doctors action figure set, as I knew I probably would, and I’m here with my consensus.  I don’t collect toys in general,… more

From the Bowels of Netflix #1: “Killing Spree”

I believe in balance in all things.  A wise old woman once said, “You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both, and then you have the… more

Night of the Movies Romero Didn’t Make

As a fan of horror, and specifically the zombie sub-genre, it’s hard not to be a fan of George A. Romero. He not only breathed new life into an already-past-its-prime… more

In the Not-Too-Distant Future…

Before I was 14, I really didn’t know what funny meant.  Then in one year I was introduced to the two things that inexorably shaped my comedic sensibilities: “Monty Python’s… more

The Beginning is the End is the Beginning (part 2) [spoilers]

All right, I think I’m ready to finish this.  I’ve had a good night’s sleep, despite dreaming about enormous red beetles infesting my home that I had… more

The End is the Beginning is the End (part 1) [spoilers]

Tonight offered us “The Big Bang,” the fifth season finale of Doctor Who, which was the most different finale the show has seen in years. What did I think of… more

“Who” Knows What Evil Lurks

This post will contain minor spoilers to the most recent episode of Doctor Who, “The Pandorica Opens.”  But since it already aired and is easily watchable on demand, if you… more

This Goes to Eleven

Maybe the coolest thing I’ve ever seen. For the first time, Doctor Who completeists can get all eleven incarnations of the last of the Time Lords, including Paul McGann’s Eight… more

6 Ways Sci-Fi Lied

The 1961 film, “The Phantom Planet” begins with a narrator telling us that since the splitting of the atom, Mankind has triumphed in breaking through the atmosphere and is now… more