Articles by Christian Cawley

Christian Cawley

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.


Brigstocke or Laughing Stock?

[singlepic=5,320,240,,right] Let’s get this out of the way first – I like Marcus Brigstocke; he’s funny, witty, inventive, responds in an original and disarmingly honest manner to challenges, and contributes well to shows such as Have I Got News for You. I first saw him on We Are History back in the UK Play era, and I’ve been…

Mitchell & Webb

[singlepic=4,320,240,,right]Refreshing to see That Mitchell & Webb Look making an impact with fans of quotable comedy. That’s “quotable comedy” as opposed to “catchphrase comedy” – basically its very well written and utilises cleverly composed dialogue that can be repeated on the way to lectures, in the pub, etc, without everyone chorusing “I’m a LAYDEEE!!!!” Mitchell…

Christmas Monsters – SPOILER?

We haven’t even seen Series 4 yet and already speculation has begun on this Christmas’ monsters – and the suggestion is somewhat appropriate So avoid the next bit if you’re spoiler-phobic, and right-click and drag to read: It is rumoured that the Doctor’s second most popular villains the Cybermen will be returning. Russell T. Davies,…

Carry On Doctor Who

[singlepic=3,320,240,web20,right]According to a certain respected newspaper, Doctor Who was at one point considered as a subject for a Carry On movie! A series that has had top comedy writers such as Douglas Adams and Steven Moffat writing for it, Doctor Who with all of its wondrous idiosyncrasies, would be perfect Carry On fodder.  Third Doctor…

Newsbiscuit

Daily in my email inbox is the latest bonkers news story from spoof news site Newsbiscuit.com. Started by John O’Farrell (occasional guest on Have I Got News for You), Newsbiscuit offers the opportunity for you to write spoof news items, and if they’re particularly good they become front page content, and as such might be…

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