Time of the Doctor Trailer

The first proper trailer for the Doctor Who Christmas special, “The Time of the Doctor,” has been released. They seriously need to give the “X of the Doctor” titles a rest after this, and leave some for the 100th anniversary specials… [Read more...]

The Joy of Doctor Who

IO9 drew attention to the above commercial for the documentary “Adventures in Space and Time” about the start of Doctor Who. It looks like it is going to be wonderful. Check out the photos on the IO9 site. See also the new book that IO9 drew attention to, Doctor Who: The Vault: Treasures from the [Read More...]

Putting Your Clocks Back

  This gem came my way on Facebook today. It will be useful to people in Europe today and people in North America next Sunday.   [Read more...]

The Time You Have (in Jellybeans)

HT IO9 [Read more...]

Doctor Who: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

The episode “Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS” has a lot of contrived dangers and resolutions. But in the process, it gives us a nice tour of the longest running character on the show (we saw the TARDIS slightly earlier than we first encountered the Doctor), and also carries us closer to the end [Read More...]

Time the Terminator

From XKCD   [Read more...]

PSA for Compulsively Late American Churchgoers

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Wait Just a Second!

Most readers will have already heard that a leap second will be inserted just after midnight tonight. If you are someone who obsessively ensures that their clocks are set just right, the thought that you can have it set perfectly when you go to bed, and when you wake up it will be a second [Read More...]

Spring Ahead

If you are reading this in North America at the time I’ve scheduled it to post, then you really ought to go to bed, since you have presumably forgotten that you can’t afford to stay up so late. Tonight we lose an hour of sleep…so please consider changing your clock, and then going to bed! [Read more...]

Fringe: Making Angels (Observers ex Machina)

The episode of Fringe which aired this past Friday, “Making Angels,” explores religious themes in interesting ways. The starting point of the episode is the death of the father of Astrid in the parallel universe. That Astrid, who is autistic, comes to our universe to meet her parallel self who does not suffer from autism. [Read More...]

Pat Robertson vs. Doctor Who

The key difference is that what the Doctor says is supposed to be funny. HT PZ Myers [Read more...]


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