ELSEWHERE: And The Twelfth Doctor Is…Capaldi?

This past weekend, the BBC held a major TV event to announce something of great import for geeks and nerds everywhere: the name of the actor who would be portraying the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor. Peter Capaldi, known for his foul-mouthed role in The Thick of It, will be the one at the TARDIS’ controls when Doctor Who‘s eighth series premieres August 2014.

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About Jason Morehead

Jason Morehead lives in the lovely state of Nebraska with his wife, three children, zero pets, and a large collection of CDs, DVDs, books, and video games. He's a fan of Arcade Fire and Arvo Pärt, Jackie Chan and Andrei Tarkovsky, "Doctor Who" and "Community," and C.S. Lewis and Haruki Murakami. He's also a web development geek, which pays the bills — and buys new music and movies. Twitter: @jasonopus. Web: http://opus.fm.