Tone And Resonant Depth In Sound

One of the things we accomplished while in Romania was a visit to Reghin, the violin-making capitol of the country. We ended up buying my son a lovely handmade instrument from Simon József, whose family are into their fifth generation as luthiers (his grandfather was the first, and his grandson now helps with the work). Since [Read More…]

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…]

The Doctor Was There

Via George Warnecke on Facebook [Read more…]

Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith – Special 50th Anniversary Price!

I spoke recently with Marc Allan, Butler University’s associate director of public relations, about the Doctor Who 50th anniversary and the new book, Time and Relative Dimensions in Faith: Religion and Doctor Who. He wrote a piece on the subject, “Professor McGrath Offers a Scholarly Take On ‘Religion and Doctor Who’”, and so I thought [Read More…]

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…]

TARDIS Sukkah

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…]


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