What is ‘Star Trek Discovery: Despite Yourself’?

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I was going to take January off you know. Find something else to do for a month and come back to the blog fresh faced and happy. I also thought I’d try and keep up with watching……………

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What is ‘Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time’?

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So with the Turkey eaten, presents swapped and after a post turkey doze through the Queen’s speech we come to Doctor Who; where we celebrate the season by having the two oldest, whitest Doctors get together to bar progress and deny the future. Whether you appreciate what’s coming or not you’ve got to admit: that it isn’t exactly a subtle metaphor is it? But subtle isn’t exactly on show anywhere in……………………….

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What is wrong with disliking ‘The Last Jedi’?

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There’s something I’ve noticed in nerd circles for a small while now. See we’re coming out of our Mum’s basements and some are even showering. We’re having to in order to see the new Marvel and Star Wars movies and in order to get close enough to get a picture of that smexy cosplayer so that we can put that picture on our facebook later and claim we made out with them. The other thing we’re learning in all this is to be nice. Just because someone hasn’t read all the comics we’re learning to let them in the theatre and even have the good seats if they’ve paid for them. I like to think that part of the reason for this is my “award winning” post on letting the newbs bring money and attention into our fandom so that we can get more cool stuff. The problem is that I worry we’re becoming too nice.

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What is ‘The Christmas Dragon’?

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Christmas can be pretty nerdy these days, what with; Doctor Who specials on prime time, ‘Die Hard’ Christmas decorations and new ‘Star Wars’ movies to replace the altogether much more festive Middle Earth movies. However for some Christmas still isn’t nerdy enough, for those people there is …………………………………….

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What is wrong with ‘a female Doctor’? (if your name is Steven Moffat)

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months you will be aware that the Doctor is going to regenerate soon and in doing so “he” will gain a set of etheric beam locators. This isn’t going to be a post about whether this is good or bad just about the guy who put the bullet in the gun, placed an apple on little Timmy’s head and said to the local children “bet you can’t hit that apple” before running and hiding in his office to play with his action figures…………………

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