From Doctor Who to Star Wars

“Today I Learned” is one of the fascinating elements on Reddit. And today I learned that the costume worn by the bounty hunter Bossk in The Empire Strikes Back was the same sort that appeared in the Doctor Who episode The Tenth Planet: Apparently Doctor Who was using a real-life¬†High-Altitude Windak Pressure Suit made for [Read More...]

Happy Halloween!

I'll share at least one photo of me in costume later today. In the meantime, feel free to share what you dressed as, or what your all time favorite costumes are!     [Read more...]

Low Budget Doctor Who Costumes

I've shared this cartoon before, but with Halloween approaching, I thought I'd share it again: If you are looking for a low-budget idea, then bubble wrap and spray paint as it appeared in The Ark in Space is probably the way to go. But if you have more time and money to devote to it, [Read More...]

Error 404: Halloween Costume Not Found

Not a bad idea for a last minute non-costume! [Read more...]

A Christmas Present Fit for a Captain!

I received quite a few nice gifts this Christmas, but none as worthy of being photographed and shared on this blog as one I got from my sister: I’m particularly honored that she thought I deserved the rank of captain. Seriously, I would have been content with one of those red shirts with a bullseye [Read More...]

Happy Wholloween!

On the occasion of Halloween, for Doctor Who fans, let me draw attention to a set of blogs dedicated to the making of Doctor Who costumes. This one focuses on the making of a suit like that worn by David Tennant (with detailed information about his ties): http://tennantsuit.blogspot.com/ In the sidebar you’ll find links to [Read More...]

We Are Not All Cylons (So Say We All)

Joel Watts has posted what most people would probably consider an unnecessary reminder: No, we are not all Cylons. He was referring to this video: I agree that it is problematic to treat myth – ancient or modern – as though it is actual literal fact. But having said that, I do think that Battlestar [Read More...]


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