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Does the RT think Amy shifts more mags than the 11th Doctor?

I’ve had a bit of a downer on Matt Smith, ever since he was announced as the 11th Dr Who.  I now can’t actually watch the programme as I end up shouting at the TV and getting all annoyed (I don’t think the scripts are as good without a Russell T Davies ‘polish’ either, but […]
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Dr Who – reckless, skirt-less and bigger, but not as bad as I thought it was going to be

(Do not read if you are outside the UK and want to watch series five episode one as spoilers follow) So the 11th incarnation of Dr Who finally got his first airing last night.  Regular readers will know that I’ve really enjoyed the last few series, but wasn’t very optimistic about the casting of Matt Smith as […]
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Doctor Who the heck is that?

I’ve just been watching Doctor Who Confidential, which announced who the Eleventh Doctor is going to be.  I’m a Dr Who fan, but I can’t say that I’m very excited about the outcome. Matt Smith is 26, looks about 17 in real life and judging by the interview shown, has ridiculous hair that he can’t […]
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Dr Who?

If you missed Children In Need last night (perhaps because you were out having a life), then you missed the most fantastic eight minutes of TV this year – Dr Who: Time Crash. In a charidee special, David Tennant crashed his Tardis into the fifth doctor Peter Davidson’s Tardis, resulting in fantastic dialog that made […]
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hypertime and the physics of comics

If you weren’t at interesting2007, one of the most (surprisingly for me, given the topic) interesting talks was Jack Schulze’s entertaining presentation on hypertime and the general physics of comics.  You can check out the slides and transcript here. Hypertime is explained as “a manifestation in the story of the comic which allows the writers […]
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Should time travellers fixate on the present day?

I’ve been watching the new series of Dr Who.  Its been fabulous as usual.  The thing that struck me however was the number of tongue in cheek references to marketing and media that I don’t remember the previous series being that big on. The first episode had new assistant Martha questioning whether the biker helmeted […]
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