This Semester’s Schedule: English, Math, and Doctor Who

Doctor Who Class

Make room in your class schedule for a little time travel.  Aquinas College, in Stockport, Greater Manchester, UK is offering a class this spring in our favorite Time Lord, Doctor Who. Part of the school’s Adult Education program, the class will run 11 weeks, meeting once a week.  The class will cover all 51 years of the program’s illustrious history, from the it’s conception by Sydney Newman and Verity Lambert right up though the present day series, starring Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, and produced by Steven Moffat. Here’s the class description from the school’s website: Have you ever thought … Continue reading

Christopher Eccelston Makes One Last Trip in the TARDIS, in the Name of Love

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  The Ninth Doctor’s run in the TARDIS was sadly too short for most fans.   Christopher Eccelston left the show after just one season, never to return to the Blue Box, after reportedly falling out with the show’s creators.  Not even the show’s 50th anniversary special could coax the reclusive actor back into his leather jacket and jumper for another go at playing the 900-year-old Time Lord from Gallifrey. Eccelston’s one season as the Doctor sparked the shows revival to become the global phenomenon it is today. And the show’s legions of fans have not forgotten him. And he hasn’t … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Titan Comics – DOCTOR WHO Panel

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  With it’s two past (10th and 11th) Doctor ongoing series already out, and its third series, featuring the 12th Doctor, debuting this upcoming Wednesday (But if you are at the con, you can pick it up now). Titan Comics announced today they will be adding a 4th Doctor Who title! Which of the first 9 Doctor will this series feature?   All of them! The newest Doctor Who series will be a series of mini-series, with rotating creators, featuring a different Doctor from the show’s 50 year history.  The first arc, arriving in comic shops in March will feature the … Continue reading

Meeting Each New Face of Doctor Who; Rating The New Doctors First Stories

My Doctor is in the Picture

  It was 8 months ago, when the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) brashly made his way into our lives, screaming about his kidneys. It was a brief glimpse of who we are about to properly meet in a week’s time.   For many fans, we have become accustomed to this change.  For some, it was the first time they’ve said goodbye to “their” Doctor, and now will meet this new man.  This new man who saunters in, taking the place of their hero. If you were one of the lucky ones to see Deep Breath already, somewhere along the Doctor Who … Continue reading

It’s official – Tennant and Piper in the 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Special

The BBC officially announced a (partial) cast list for this fall’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special, and to no one’s real surprise, David Tennant has been confirmed as appearing.  How ever, there was a second somewhat unexpected name announced.  No,  not him.  Billie Piper will be along with Tennant when the two Doctors meet up this November. It had long been rumored the special this year would also feature multiple Doctors, but up until today no actor who previous played the role has been able to confirm they would  be taking part in the special.  In fact, many of them … Continue reading