Why The Doctor?

I hear a lot of lip service given to the idea that conventions are made to be broken, and to the idea that Doctor Who has no fixed conventions at all in terms of in universe restrictions, i.e., a canon. And those who know me know that I’m very open to the idea of a […]

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Man In The Box

On the one hand, I am extremely happy with Doctor Who tonight. I was looking forward to reviewing every episode this season, and the last two have been very, very good. I’ve been busy so I haven’t had time to sit down, re-watch each one and compose a review. But on the other hand I’m […]

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Death Is For Other People: Doctor Who S09E01 “The Magician’s Apprentice” — A Wizard’s Eye Review

There is a school of thought that God enacts his covenants with his people by remembering them, in a sort of stable time loop. I don’t remember where I first heard about it, but it makes so much sense that I have decided to open with that thought. Gnostic status: Three diphenhydramine 50 mg for […]

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Doctor Who and the Terminator: The Sarah Connor Adventures: “The War Machines (Part II)” — Season 1, Episode 2

Inside the FBI office, chaos reigned. There was a low murmur of activity. Phones rang, computers hummed, the TV news played steady drumbeats of war. The future was at stake. The Chinese might be to blame, according to Fox. The explosion had hurt the Dow for sure. Homeland was recommending new data collection measures. There […]

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Doctor Who and the Terminator: The Sarah Connor Adventures: “The War Machines (Part I)” — Season 1, Episode 1

September 10, 1999 8:31 AM Security Trust of Los Angeles Three companions strode confidently toward the bank, cool sunlight dawning gradually overhead. To outsiders, they could pass for family. To John and Sarah Connor…Cameron did not know. She was a Terminator. Made of rubber skin and metal bones. A special effect. A honeytrap. A beehive. […]

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