The Doctor’s Ark

Jerry Coyne shared the picture below, showing how invoking a certain fictional technology from a show I enjoy could solve a very serious problem that confronts young-earth creationism: how could all those animals fit on the ark? Fans of Doctor Who will know that space arks have featured more than once on the show, from [Read More...]

Doomsday: How It Should Have Ended

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Doctor Who (Buzzfeed Meme Edition)

A new meme is gaining popularity, taking images from TV shows or everyday life and giving them Buzzfeed style linkbait headlines for captions. Here are some Doctor Who ones I made: I’m sure there are better ones that you can come up with. If you make or come across any others, please do share them! [Read more...]

He Said If I Liked My Doctor I Could Keep Him…Thanks Obama!

Via David Monroe on Facebook. You will have to be aware of both Doctor Who and the recent discussions about the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) for this to make you chuckle, but I suspect that is enough readers of this blog to make it worth sharing.   [Read more...]

Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor

SPOILER ALERT  The final episode with Matt Smith in the leading role, “The Time of the Doctor,” is the first time that the entire run of a particular actor as the Doctor has had such a unified arc, with elements that came into view in the first episode (“The Eleventh Hour”) being finally brought to [Read More...]

Merry Whomas Eve!

Just as I did last year, let me once again wish you a Merry Whomas Eve (Doctor Who returns tomorrow), as well as a happy Christmas Eve!   [Read more...]

First Review of Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith

I think the review by Jonathan Lomas in Thinking Faith may be the first published review of the book I co-edited with Andrew Crome, Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith. The review provides a great overview of the book. Here’s the conclusion: As co-editor James F. McGrath notes, ‘One can readily discuss very serious topics related [Read More...]

Gifting an Episode

I was hoping to give someone a Doctor Who episode as a gift – the episode “Blink” is a great entry point into the series. But I can’t figure out a way to send a video to someone else as a gift via Amazon. Any suggestions? [Read more...]

Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear

I mentioned previously that these two episodes from the Patrick Troughton era were rediscovered in Nigeria and are now available for purchase on iTunes (they will be released on DVD next year). I downloaded and watched them as soon as they were available, and my son and I both enjoyed them. Web of Fear is [Read More...]

Celebrate! Celebrate!

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Happy Solstice!

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