About David Vandervliet

Once, King of all these lands, but now I am just an aging nerd. I enjoy talking about my favorite things to geek about, and hopefully I say something to make you think a little too. My favorite things include: Comics, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Star Trek, Science, Astronomy, Math, Music, theatre, movies, writing, baseball, college football (Go Blue!)

Exile on the Tube: Doctor Who: Journey’s End – a Review

Doctor Who Season 4 Episode 13 – Journey’s End If you are currently watching Doctor Who on the Sci Fi Channel stop reading this now, because this is my review of the 2 part season finale, and it will contain spoilers. PUT THAT BOOK DOWN, SPOILERS! To read my review of part one, The Stolen Earth click here Come on, you knew he wasn’t going anywhere, didn’t you. Let’s be honest about that. And you also knew that that hand was going be involved, I mean why else has it been sitting there under the console all this time, and … Continue reading

Exile on the Tube: Doctor Who – Series 4 The Stolen Earth

Doctor Who Season 4 Episodes 12 The Stolen Earth If you are currently watching Doctor Who on the Sci Fi Channel  stop reading this now, because this is my review of the 2 part season finale, and it will contain spoilers. PUT THAT BOOK DOWN, SPOILERS! So lets talk about what has come before first.  The fourth series of Doctor Who has been very good, if some what uneven,  I was glad to see the Sontarans, but thought the story was a bit stretched over 2 parts.  The Doctor’s Daughter was full of promise, but didn’t fully deliver (but wasn’t … Continue reading

Geeksville! – Spring Arrivals – Doctor Who! Battlestar Galactica!

So the Geek has been gone – read the blog for the story – I don’t want to get into that now – Lets talk about the Arrival of Spring and what it brings with it, warm weather, baseball, women in central park wearing sun dresses and the new seasons of Doctor Who and Battlestar Galactica! First up- DOCTOR WHO – SERIES 4 He’s back again, the Last of the Time Lords, and his new season begins with a rip roaring extended adventure. once again on Christmas Day, though this time most of the story takes place above Earth, and … Continue reading

Exiled 2007 The year of the Geek

Here is my look back at Geek TV in 2007. It was the year of the geek in 2007 on TV.  So many new shows this year Geeks crossed over into the mainstream this year in a big time.  It was not just the continued castaway adventure/fantasy hit LOST.  New shows, like NBC’s HEROES really came into its own in the second half of its first season. These shows, other hits  like 24 proved to the networks that there is an mainstream audience for well written serialized action/adventure drama.  Then the new TV season began this fall and geeks are … Continue reading