Random Thoughts, Star Trek

Participated in #StarTrekQuoteChallenge

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

Classic Who, New Who, Random Thoughts

Doctor-Lite Sunday

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

Games, Merch Lord

Doctor Who Fluxx: Thirteenth Doctor

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

Books, New Who

Black Friday with The Good Doctor (Part 2)

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)