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Opinion

Shhh, Spoilers!

You can’t avoid them it seems and to prove that point I’ll warn you now; here be spoilers! Stop reading now if you haven’t seen The Sixth Sense, King Kong, The Amazing Spider-Man, Bambi, The Empire Strikes Back, Planet of the Apes or any of the Harry Potter films or books. Don’t worry though, I…

What Scares You About Doctor Who?

Following the recent Night Terrors, it got me thinking: what scares you in the world of Doctor Who? If you are a seasoned fan, with over ten years of knowledge, then perhaps you are a little too old to be frightened, so perhaps I should be asking what “scared” you about the show? It would be…

The Twelfth Doctor?

We all know the men who have played the Doctor. If we’re being honest most of us could probably give you their names and the years during which they played most people’s Time Lord of choice. If pressed we could even enter the murky waters of Doctors of an uncertain canon; Peter Cushing, Richard E…

Sylvester McCoy? He’s My Doctor!

There’s a train of thought that Sylvester McCoy was only the Doctor from 1987 til 1989 and that despite appearing briefly in 1996 to regenerate into Paul McGann can’t claim to have been the Doctor in the interim period. It’s a compelling argument. It’s an argument with plenty of evidence to support and many people…

The Twittering Classes

Twitter is a great politicising body that give the account holder 140 characters or less to hold not only corporations to account but also individuals. Throughout events leading up to and including the Arab Spring uprisings there were two kinds of response on Twitter: those that sought to broadcast from ground zero, giving detailed accounts…

Will Time Travel Destroy History?

When hearing the news this April that the Chinese Government had decided that its citizens were too busy indulging in frivolous time travel based dramas that played fast and loose history to pay respect to its heritage it was difficult not to scoff. Why, if the Chinese government had its way the Doctor would travel…

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