Essays

Blog Pew Pew Pew #3: False Gods and Massive Cults

DrewBackWhen delves into The Rings Of Akhaten and finds its critique of cults and religion doesn’t quite land.

Blog For Your Consideration: Am I A Good Fan?

Kyle Rath deep-dives into what it means to be a Doctor Who fan with hopes and expectations when time is a scarce commodity.

Blog Pew Pew Pew #2: …and Very Naughty Boys

DrewBackWhen continues his religious reading of Doctor Who with a broader look at the Doctor’s ethics and thoughts on gun control.

Blog Pew Pew Pew #1: Messiahs…

What makes Messiah complexes so complex?

Blog Tin Soldiers: Nostalgia and Revenge of the Cybermen

Nostalgia and Revenge of the Cybermen

Blog For Your Consideration: The Fifth Column

Behold! I stand at the door and knock!
Papa can you hear me?
Do you want to build a snowman?
Awww, everyone’s a critic….

Blog For Your Consideration: It’s About Time

It’s about time, it’s about space. It’s about strange people in the strangest place
It’s about time, it’s about flight. Travelin’ faster than the speed of light
-Sherwood Schwartz, probably

Blog For Your Consideration: A Good Woman

Kyle Rath looks at Jodie Whittaker’s imminent arrival as the 13th Doctor, against the cultural backdrop of recent trends of toxic masculinity.

Blog *SPOILERS!* The life and episodes of River Song

Ever wonder what the sequence of episodes would look like from River’s perspective? Wonder no more! I’ve compiled her timeline as I understand it, as both an episode guide and summary. Spoilers ahead!

Blog For Your Consideration: Look Who’s Talking

R is for the read-thru that keeps you in suspense.
E is for the eye-rolls at each run-on sentence .
GENERATION is for the groups of folks who grew up with this show,
and if I was a better poet this whole thing would rhyme.