Posts tagged "dr who"

The Soapbox: Hey “Dr. Who,” It’s Time For A Time Lady

On June 1, actor Matt Smith, star of cult TV favorite “Doctor Who,” announced he would be leaving the show at the end of December. This declaration sent shockwaves through the nerd-o-sphere and left everyone asking the question, “Who will be the next Doctor?” As a result, the Internet has been flooded with heated debate…

Lauren Hunter / June 7, 2013

“Dr. Who” Fans Rejoice! David Tennant And Billie Piper Returning For Show’s 50th Anniversary

Attention nerds! David Tennant and Billie Piper are returning to “Dr. Who” for the show’s 50th anniversary special. Tennant played the 10th Doctor from 2005-2010, while Piper played his companion Rose Tyler. The current Doctor (the show’s 11th) is played by Matt Smith, who Tennant will share screen time with in the special. Filming start…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 1, 2013

5 Reasons To Love The 11th Doctor

Doctor Who returns at the end of the month, meaning Matt Smith is going to get all adorable up on our TV screens every Saturday night for the rest of the spring. Life is good for a Whovian. But for long-time David Tennant fans, their love of the 11th has been slow and at times, tempestuous. Sure, he’s not a…

The Mary Sue / March 18, 2013

18 TV Show-Inspired Manicures

I’m so excited! And so scared! “American Horror Story” is back with their second season tonight, and the scary shit is going down this time in an insane asylum. The only person who might be more excited than me is the blogger at Top Coat It, who gave herself this “American Horror Story”-inspired manicure, which feature…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 17, 2012

The Soapbox: “Dr. Who” Has A Lady Problem

To say that I am a fan of the British sci-fi show “Doctor Who” would be and understatement.  Not only do I have “DW” viewing parties at my apartment, I own a sonic screwdriver, I’ve eaten fish fingers and custard (a “DW” inside joke), I waited for hours to get a glimpse of the show’…

Lauren Hunter / August 27, 2012

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

It’s Time To Cry: Wife Of Dying “Dr. Who” Fan Seeks TARDIS Urn

“Dr. Who” fans can be an ardent and kooky bunch, even to the grave. So, too, is Kevin “Wash” Pratt, 27, of Arizona, who has been battling an aggressive brain tumor and likely won’t live much longer. In a bizarre yet lovely appeal, his wife and full-time caregiver Tashi King, 25, is asking sci fi-loving…

Jessica Wakeman / March 21, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Smartypants Dad

Shopping for dads is weird. You can go the tie route, or the dress shirt route, or the “Billy The Singing Bass” route. (Please don’t go that route.) Can you blame your dad for saying every year, “No, no, don’t get me anything! I don’t need anymore crap”? So I stopped buying my dad “crap.” Usually…

Jessica Wakeman / December 13, 2011

Is “Doctor Who” The New “Lost”?

Just about anyone with a pulse can enjoy “Doctor Who” (9 p.m. ET Saturday, BBC America) — it’s that good and that much fun — but if there are ‘Lost’ fans out there who’ve never tried this frisky British import, now’s the time to get on board.

Never mind that “Doctor Who” has bee…

TV Squad / April 23, 2011