Doctor Who: Into The Dalek

I found the Doctor Who episode “Into The Dalek” felt rushed - they could have easily made this a two-parter and taken the time necessary to introduce characters and explore details. But the concept and the themes explored are fascinating, and give viewers much food for thought. Spoilers ahead! The episode introduces the question of whether [Read More...]

Caffeinate!

Classes start today at Butler University. Caffeination is the way to prepare! [Read more...]

Comparative Dalek Ethics

If you’ve seen the latest trailer for the upcoming Doctor Who series, you’ll have seen a hint that (SPOILER ALERT) a Dalek that develops ethical sensibilities seems like it will be a focus at some point. I’ve been intrigued ever since that early promotional spot on the BBC had a Dalek saying that it detected in [Read More...]

Celebrate! Celebrate!

From a t-shirt   [Read more...]

A Very Dalek Christmas

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The Parable of the Good Dalek

I came across the above image on the blog Brian of Morbius. Science fiction, like this parable of Jesus, has often proven useful in challenging our tendencies to stereotype and be prejudiced. [Read more...]

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...]

Mr. Bean’s Whovian Nativity

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I’m Gonna Spend My Christmas With a Dalek

This song makes no sense, and the Daleks will exterminate whoever is responsible for it if they get wind of it. But as a Whovian, one has to mark the beginning of the Christmas music season with this sort of thing. [Read more...]

Whovian Wedding Idea

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If You Don’t Buy Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith

If you don’t buy Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith: Religion and Doctor Who, the Daleks win! And the good news is that despite the Daleks’ best efforts, the book is now available for purchase on Amazon.com! Also, don’t forget the synchroblog on religion and Doctor Who tomorrow, to coincide with the day conference on [Read More...]


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