Transdimensional Obsession

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Grand Theft TARDIS

And as a bonus, here's “Doctor's Eleven” – or should that be “Doctors Eleven”?   [Read more...]

TARDIF on the New DLT Web Site

The publisher Darton, Longman, and Todd has remodeled their online presence. Among the offerings on their new web site is a web page about the forthcoming book Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith: Religion and Doctor Who, edited by Andrew Crome and myself, which is due out next month. It includes chapter titles and other [Read More...]


Someone on Reddit posted this picture of a sukkah on their campus. Some Jewish Whovians somewhere clearly know how to celebrate Sukkoth properly!   [Read more...]

#DoctorWho and Cardhalla at #GenCon

On one side of the exhibit hall, Who North America has a store, with a TARDIS and a Dalek. I will try to get someone to take my picture with them before the end of the day! I'm glad I went to get Peter Davison's autograph when I did. There was no line then, while [Read More...]

Doctor Who: Carnival of Monsters

The episode Carnival of Monsters is wonderfully subversive in many ways. It begins with some humanoid but blue-grey aliens on the planet Inter Minor discussing the imminent arrival of “aliens.” Those aliens turn out to look like humans. They are in fact the traveling Lurman entertainers Vorg and his assistant Shirna. (Humans from Earth are [Read More...]

American TARDIS

I saw this today on the University of Indianapolis campus. Apparently American TARDISes are even smaller on the outside.   [Read more...]

The Heavens Declare

Mark Goodacre pointed out on Facebook that my earlier blog post was missing something, and kindly provided the above altered image to rectify things! [Read more...]

Doctor Who: First Night, Last Night

How had I missed these Doctor Who minisodes until now? [Read more...]

Doctor Who: The Original Concept

I had it drawn to my attention that the original background notes for the TV show Doctor Who, written by Cecil E. Webber and Sydney Newman, is available on the BBC website (I’ve embedded the entire thing below). The document sets forth a vision for where the show would go. It appears that the Doctor’s identity [Read More...]

Doctor Who, Judaism, and the Ineffable Name

Tablet magazine has an article about Doctor Who from a Jewish perspective. It includes less well known details, such as the Jewish background of the show’s creator Sydney Newman, as well as more familiar topics such as the depiction of Nazism in the form of the Daleks, and the seemingly ineffable name of the Doctor [Read More...]