Further History-Denialism from Jerry Coyne

It boggles my mind and frustrates me when anyone engages in denialism, whether in science, history, or any other area. But when someone who has worked hard to combat denialism does it, it can seem downright baffling. But Jerry Coyne has done precisely that in the past, and continues to do so. In a recent blog post [Read More...]

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How to Win at Chess

A key step is to create division between your opponent’s bishops over same-sex marriage. Watch the video above for other creative moves… [Read more...]

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Prologue to Series 9 of Doctor Who

IO9 drew attention to the release of a video featuring the Doctor returning to Karn and having an intriguing conversation there. Watch the above to whet your appetite for the new season, which premiers in just over a week! Once you’ve watched it, feel free to come back here and discuss who the “he” is that wants [Read More...]

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New Trailers – Doctor Who and Mockingjay

Doctor Who returns to television in September. But Comic Con usually offers teasers for upcoming seasons and movies, and this year is no exception. IO9 shared this trailer, which really does make the upcoming season hard to wait for: The BBC Doctor Who blog breaks down the trailer and highlights lots of details, while IO9 has more details [Read More...]

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Last Christmas Trailer

IO9 drew attention to the new trailer for the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special, “Last Christmas.” [Read more...]

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Doctor Who Extra

Doctor Who Extra has a YouTube channel, and so wherever you are in the world, you can now watch the new behind-the-scenes series about the making of Doctor Who, which is rather like “Doctor Who Confidential” used to be. The first episode, embedded here, is all about the new Doctor and the making of “Deep [Read More...]

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Exciting New Footage From Doctor Who

Just kidding. The above video, as IO9 points out, is nothing but a silhouette of Peter Capaldi. A teaser trailer needs to be a trailer and not just a teaser. What are you expecting from the new Doctor, when Doctor Who starts up again in August? [Read more...]

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The Far Future

Via IO9, I learned of this timeline of the far future on the BBC website: [Read more...]

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Time of the Doctor Trailer

The first proper trailer for the Doctor Who Christmas special, “The Time of the Doctor,” has been released. They seriously need to give the “X of the Doctor” titles a rest after this, and leave some for the 100th anniversary specials… [Read more...]

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Send Christmas Cards Like a Time Traveler Day

Jim Davila reminded me tomorrow that I needed to go back in time to today to wish you all a Happy Pretend You are a Time Traveler Day. And what better way to do that than to point out that the BBC has made some free printable Doctor Who Christmas cards available on their website. [Read More...]

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An Adventure in Time and Space

The folks at IO9 mentioned how genuinely moving and emotional this reenactment of the beginnings of Doctor Who is. I agree. There are some truly powerful moments, and the entire story is one that Doctor Who fans will particularly love, but can be enjoyed by anyone. It is about the BBC's first female producer and [Read More...]

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