Let me just preemptively say that the Star Trek Twitter community is amazing! I've interacted with many a scientist community on that platform, and so far Trekkers and Trekkies feel the least toxic and most welcoming. I came home early from work yesterday to the power being out. I had some connectivity through weak cell… Continue reading Participated in #StarTrekQuoteChallenge
What's a mash-up you ask? https://youtu.be/w9x8ySE4pwo Okay, now that THAT is out of the way, I have to say it's something I've done before: Doctor Who Royal Rumble Doctor Who as Pokemon Actually, I did the Pokemon thing twice. The point is that is possible. Even if I'm the only one who cares about it.… Continue reading Doctor Who Mash-UPS
There are episodes in the Doctor Whoniverse called "Doctor Lite." They're episodes that feature little to no Doctor as the protagonist and/or are only tangentially related to the Doctor. Some of the most famous are Blink, which is the first weeping angels episode and my favorite, but much reviled, Love and Monsters. There are plenty… Continue reading Doctor-Lite Sunday
If you haven't played Doctor Who Fluxx, you're missing out. It's a great combination of all the Doctors, many companions and plenty of villains. However, one of my fav Doctor Who games got an expansion which the hubby bought for me this weekend: The Thirteenth Doctor! For those who are not familiar with the game,… Continue reading Doctor Who Fluxx: Thirteenth Doctor
Just like Black Friday is the antithesis of Thanksgiving, so too is the Tordos religion of the ideals of The Doctor. As I wrote about in the previous post, The Good Doctor tackles colonization and racism. However, on an even more overt level this story deals with a patriarchal society and how theocracy and the… Continue reading Black Friday with The Good Doctor (Part 2)
I'm taking a break from writing today, due to the large amount of cooking, etc. However, here is a brief list of the Doctor Who things I'm most thankful for: 1. Doctor Who's involvement with Children In Need 2. Mr. Huffle 3. Teaching us that change is the one constant in life 4. Proving continuously… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving Doctor Who Fans
if there is one Doctor Who book you read over this Thanksgiving break, it should be Juno Dawson's The Good Doctor. Without going into spoiler territory, the book is about how … things have gone sideways.