Day: 2009-11-25

Whoydensday Nerdopalooza

I know you all want to see the Children in Need trailer for the Xmas episode, but watch this no-spoiler video first (as Bad Astronomy’s Phil Plait titled this 2001 A Space Odyssey/Doctor Who mashup/crossover: HALlons-y! [sfx: appreciative groan])

Happy Birthday to OTOOS

150 years for Mr Darwin’s Big Idea! I’m rather attracted to the idea of this special edition: Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species: A Graphic Adaptation.

Does Twilight deserve any “feminist defence”?

There’s been so much criticism levelled at fans of the Twilight series of supernatural romance novels (as the publicity machine has cranked up for the release of the second film in the franchise) that feminist hackles are rising, because the criticism tends to be along the lines of “See! We told you women are just stupid! Look at what they’re doing now!”