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Late Late Karen

There’s been so much Doctor Who goodness on American talk comedy hour The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson ever since that fateful day in June when a casual conversation with Nerdist Podcaster Chris Hardwick turned into rants of praise about a certain awesome show. Since that moment, The Late Late Show has featured a…

French & Varosian Revolutions!

If you haven’t already heard, 2|entertain recently added two more Doctor Who stories to their list of upcoming DVD releases: The Reign of Vengeance and Terror on Varos (or was it the other way around?). The Reign of Terror, infamous in the Whoniverse for being a complete ripoff of The Girl in the Fireplace, saw…

Norman Taylor

Kasterborous is sad to report the passing of Norman Taylor, one of the technicians behind the original, groundbreaking Doctor Who title sequence. Norman was Technical Operations Manager on Crew 9 based at Lime Grove, London, who, during down time made the serendipitous discover of the ‘visual howl-around’- the haunting effect that was a mainstay of the…

The Truth in a Faceless World

Torchwood Series 4 has a new name – no longer “The New World”, it is now called Miracle Day. This much we know thanks to a press release on Saturday. And we also know about the UK and US simultaneous June 1st airdate… don’t we? Well, no we don’t. It seems that the date publicised…

Italians Are Cool

They’ve got delicious food, a tower that won’t stand up straight, and the honor of having a certain vampire-fish episode recently set there, and now Italians are about to gain the ability to watch Doctor Who! You heard right – if you’re currently based in Italy, you’ll be able to watch the best show ever…

Going, Going, Gone!

Three items from the classic series of Doctor Who have been sold as part of Bonhams Entertainment Memorabila Auction. Lot 101: a black jacket worn by Jon Pertwee, estimated to raise between £3,000 to £4,000, sold for £3,240, Lot 102; a script from Fifth Doctor serial Resurrection of the Daleks, estimated to fetch £200 to…

Mervyn Haisman

Unfortunately we must report the passing of Mervyn Haisman, who suffered a heart failure and died at 82 years old. Haisman and partner Henry Lincoln were responsible for writing three Troughton stories.  Their first, The Abominable Snowmen, featured the first appearance of the Yeti.  The Web of Fear, their second story, saw the return of…

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