I’m an occasional cricket fan rather than a diehard, but Richie Benaud’s commentary was always one of the best reasons to tune in. I was never entirely convinced that cricket was as essential to the concept of Western civilisation as Benaud seemed to believe, but he made me believe there might be something there.
Doctor Who Season 8 chat thread
While we were away, S8 wrapped up! What did you think?
Doctor Who 2013 Xmas Special Thread
Australian Whovian tragics don’t get an early (ie only a few hours after the UK) peek this year. We have to wait for 7:30pm on Boxing Day like any old muggle! How on earth will we manage?
ObWhoniverse: 50th Anniversary Episode Thread
Share your feelpinions, but please be spoiler-aware!
ObWhoniverse: 50th Anniversary Episode Trailer
The trailer features all the Doctor’s incarnations and a selection of friends and foes. It’s not giving anything much away except a sense of portent:
Obligatory 12th Doctor Thread
If you’re the sort of person who prefers to be surprised, do not click on this thread!
Friday Hoyden: Fictional Female Protagonists
In the wake of a bunch of recent posts, I’ve been thinking about women’s characterisation in fiction a lot. My next fiction purchase will be Grimspace by Ann Aguirre, and I’m sending an Open Call for guest Friday Hoyden post pitches featuring female protagonists, because I need recommendations for the gifts I’m going to give everybody this year.
ObNewDoctor post: Place Your Bets
Because thehorrorthehorror of what some other people are speculating!
When nerdiverses collide
Cue your fansquee, SF telly geeks.
Friday Hoyden: Miranda Hart
As promised earlier this week, here’s a Miranda appreciation thread. http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/ACBwQz4xYTo?rel=0 MGEITF – Miranda: A Masterclass Miranda Hart, the award winning star of Miranda, is joined by co-star Sarah Hadland and BBC Head of In-House Comedy Mark Freeland to give… Read More ›