Do You Want to Know the Name of the Doctor?

Do you want to know the Doctor's name? I'm not asking whether you want to watch a leaked copy (more information here) of “The Name of the Doctor” early after downloading it, assuming you have found a torrent that doesn't lead to a fake copy. I'm asking whether you actually want to know the Doctor's [Read More...]

Doctor Who season finale “The Name of the Doctor” leaked early!

If you are a Doctor Who fan, you have surely heard the news that some copies of the season 7 Blu-Ray shipped early, meaning that a few lucky people in the United States who pre-ordered them now have access to the season finale, “The Name of the Doctor,” before it airs next Saturday. If you [Read More...]

The Name of the Doctor…Who Season Finale

The BBC Doctor Who blog posted the above poster. Wow! Do you think we will actually hear the Doctor's name? If that is revealed, what do you think the show will do to preserve the character of the Doctor's mystery?   [Read more...]

The Fringe Finale (and the LOST Finale)

The finale of Fringe was different than what Abrams and company did with the finale of LOST. Whether it was better or worse is debatable, but it was different in just about every way that it could have been different. And that makes it interesting. There are spoilers ahead, so if you have not seen [Read More...]

Cable Company Posts Spoilers About Fringe Finale

Just look at the description they gave of the episode, which someone shared on Reddit: [Read more...]

Fringe Finale Trailer

The above is a new trailer for Fringe (HT IO9; go here if you haven’t seen the previous one). I am rather sorry that there isn’t the same sort of excitement that there was about the finale of LOST (so much so that my posts about the LOST finale continue to get visits). Not only is [Read More...]

Life, Music, and Education

Alan Watts discusses how our society approaches life and education, and offers insights as to why that approach is something of a hoax. Absolutely worth the two minutes it will take you to listen to it. HT Larry Moran [Read more...]

The Apocalypse is Like…

From Tree Lobsters, solidly at the intersection of religion and science fiction.   [Read more...]

The First Question is Doctor Who? What Do You Think The Answer Might Be?

As Doctor Who fans wait for the return of Doctor Who, perhaps now is a good time to revisit the ending of the finale from last season. They kept us wondering what the “first question” might be for long enough. Now that we know that the question is “Doctor Who?” what do you think the [Read More...]

Doctor Who: The Wedding of River Song

“The Wedding of River Song” was absolutely fantastic as an episode offering all that we hope for from Doctor Who, as well as providing a satisfying season finale and pointing ahead to what lies ahead on the Fields of Tranzelor. Spoilers lie ahead, because this episode is just too full of good stuff not to [Read More...]

The LOST Series Finale: One Year Later

One of the most popular posts of all time on my blog in its old location was an explanation I offered of the ending of LOST, of which today is the one year anniversary. And so I thought I would repost it here, and invite discussion of LOST now that we have the benefit of [Read More...]


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