The Week in Geeksville – DC Comics TV edition

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It’s Tuesday, Tuesday is the day we (from now on) will look back on the previous week and run through the big stories on the geek scene.  Since this is the first time we are doing this, we may look back a little further back… With so much to go over,   I am going focus … Continue reading

NYCC Day 3 – More Doctor Who, Valiant, and of course, COSPLAY OF THE DAY!


Saturday at New York Comic Con. Or as I like to call it,  the 8th ring of hell. Maybe it’s not the best thing for a mild agoraphobic like myself to be at, but I persevered. As you may remember, I was up late after the first day, due to an animal emergency.   I was … Continue reading

2 Lost Doctor Who Episodes Found


Not seen in over 40 years, two early episodes of Doctor Who have recently been found. Of 253 episodes that aired when William Hartnell (1963-66) and Patrick Troughton (1966-69) played the Doctor, 108 had believed to been lost, due to the BBC’s policy of “wiping”.  Now that number is 106.  The episodes discovered are 1965 … Continue reading

Miracle Day has arrived.


Hopefully for you, it’s rare in your life that someone dies.  But what would happen to the world if no one died?  That’s what’s happening to the world in the STARZ/BBC series TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY. It sounds nice doesn’t it?  But now think about the people who get hurt, and those who are terminally ill … Continue reading

A Torchwood Primer


The Torchwood Institute is coming to the United States.  Beginning on Friday July 8 at 10pm, the new series Torchwood: Miracle Day begins on the STARZ network.   But maybe you are not familiar with Torchwood.   If you aren’t, let’s take a moment to look back. If you are a fan of the British Television sensation … Continue reading

The Sky is Falling

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As long as there has been science fiction, alien invasion has been a staple of the genre.  Beginning with HG Wells immortal classic “War of the Worlds” (Which has been redone, and re-interpreted several times) popular fiction has embraced the alien invasion story, from the 50′s monster and saucer movies to recent summer blockbusters like … Continue reading

Doctor Who Series 7 – Who’s at fault for this Space-Time Conundrum?


So apparently there won’t be  a full (13) run of episodes of Doctor Who in 2012 as reported by Private Eye magazine. ( And this is how the TV on the BBC differs greatly from American TV.     Even though the BBC has order 14 episodes for 2012 (the standard 13 plus the now traditional Doctor … Continue reading

A Good Series takes a break – DOCTOR WHO – the First Half


It’s been quite a year so far for the Doctor.  First thing he did was die, and  its only got more exciting from there. We heard the Silence with Richard Nixon, swashbuckled with pirates, and was seen “in the flesh” so to speak.   And now that a good man has gone to war, we know … Continue reading

Knock Knock, Who’s back!


BBC America announced this week via Entertainment Weekly that 6th series of Doctor Who (the second starring Matthew Smith as the 11th Doctor) will begin airing on the basic cable network on Saturday, 23 April. This news is made even more fantastic in that it is, like this year’s Christmas special, the US airings will … Continue reading

A Geek-tube review – #SMALLVILLE – Masquerade – Season 10.14

It’s been a while since I reviewed a episode of TV the night it aired, so excuse me if this seems a bit slapdash. I hadn’t planned to do this, but I was discussing this with @TVonMyTerms on his blog on TV Fanatic – and I figured it would be a good post… I have … Continue reading


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