Editorial

Editorial opinion from Christian Cawley and Brian A Terranova

WOW! What a Cliffhanger!

So, the Doctor as a Ganger! Who would have guessed that one coming? Other than the many readers of the Daily Mail, that is, who abused their position as a (somehow) top-selling daily newspaper to give away the cliffhanger of The Rebel Flesh! Isn’t it time someone made a stand? The thing is, The Grand…

Size Does Matter

After the events of The Doctor’s Wife, some younger viewers of Doctor Who may have been surprised to learn just how impossibly big the TARDIS really is. For years and years it’s been something of a mystery as to the actual size of the ship. We don’t know all that much about it either, only…

The Spoiler Police

Steven Moffat went mad this week and in a moment of blind rage destroyed every remaining episode of Doctor Who Series 6 as retribution for the inconsiderate leaking of The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon spoilers on the web… …or so you would think judging by the over-reaction of some fans and websites. Only today…

Dare You Fight the Future?

It’s an old question but always good for a topic of conversation: if you could go back in time and change something, would you do it? Would you murder young Hitler? Would you tell JFK to take a different route? Would you quietly whisper in John Nathan-Turner’s ear “you should really rethink the design for…

The Mail’s Campaign Against Scary

Sometimes to see the full picture you have to dig a little deeper. Go beyond what seems contentious or firmly held so that, in pleasing your own inquisitive sense of injustice, you can connect something that seemed arbitrary to a wider, like minded audience. So that after time others can see that, thanks to your…

Is Doctor Who Too Appealing?

Another year, another series, another round of apocalyptic naysayers crying the imminent end of Doctor Who.  It’s business as usual in 2011. Christian already told you about Chicago Now’s Matthew Milam earlier this week, who essentially called for the permanent end to the TV series just because he doesn’t like it as much as he…

Is the BBC Slow to Recommission?

A recent article published on The Guardian website has commented on the BBC’s output in terms of drama and how there simply isn’t enough of it due to budget. Maggie Brown commentates on how the BBC seems to be putting out quality shows but with shorter runs to their name. The newest imagining of Just…

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