Posts tagged "doctor who"

Goodbye To The Doctor

“Doctor Who” seems to tell its female fans, Don’t forget your place: Always a companion, never a Doctor. 

Megan Kirby / August 28, 2015

The Importance Of Being Earnest

Who says my love for “Drag Race,” Harry Potter, and One Direction have to be guilty pleasures?

Megan Kirby / August 12, 2015

My 9 Favorite Relationships In Pop Culture

There are plenty of really, truly bad relationships in pop culture (Christian and Ana, anyone? Romeo and Juliet?), and even the sort of mediocre relationships in pop culture would be considered totally melodramatic and probably borderline unhealthy if you took them out of fiction and put them in real life. But there are a few…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 11, 2015

“Doctor Who,” “Listen” And Coping With Trauma

I get behind on “Doctor Who” — being cable-less will do that to you — but this week’s episode was being widely touted as one of the best in years, so of course I had to make it a priority to watch. When “Doctor Who” is good, it’s really, really good; it is at heart…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 18, 2014

And The 12th “Doctor Who” Is…

The new doctor is in.
Whovians around the world are basking in the announcement just made by the BBC: the Twelfth Doctor on the beloved sci-fi program “Doctor Who” will be played by Peter Capaldi.
“Being asked to play The Doctor is an amazing privilege,” Capaldi said of his new role. “Like the Doctor himself I find…

Celebuzz / August 5, 2013

Helen Mirren Has Some Very Specific Suggestions For Who Should Play The 12th “Doctor Who”

We’ve heard from Dame Helen Mirren on the topic of “Doctor Who,” in particular, the casting of the new Doctor, a few times now. But she’s not done yet (or at least people aren’t done asking her about it yet) and we’re totally fine with that. Hear who she suggested to take up the mantle.
Mirren was asked…

The Mary Sue / July 7, 2013

Will You Marry Me, “Dr. Who” Fan?

Geeks need love, too, and one of them apparently needs the quirkiest engagement ring box in existence: it’s shaped like TARDIS, the time-traveling police call box from “Dr. Who.” So did she say yes? Or is she holding out for David Tennant or Matt Smith? [The Mary Sue]…

Jessica Wakeman / June 10, 2012