Mar 182015
 
Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Just like every other Star Trek fan around the world, the news that Leonard Nimoy had died hit me hard. I grew up watching Star Trek in syndication and actually remember the animated series. While Doctor Who became my favorite sci-fi show of all time (the classic series), Star Trek: The Original Series is my [Read more…]

Jan 182015
 
Agent Carter Living Up to the Hype

Well, the first three episodes of Agent Carter have come and gone, and viewers have gotten a peek into the very beginnings of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Peggy Carter works for the Strategic Scientific Reserve, an agency that was later absorbed into S.H.I.E.L.D. as a separate division. The premise of the eight episode run is that Peggy [Read more…]

Nov 112014
 
Has Doctor Who Jumped the Shark?

Series eight for Doctor Who has seen its share of ups and downs. There have been some interesting stories told, such as Time Heist, but the majority of episodes have been lackluster. I’ve been involved in a running debate with my oldest friend about Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. He’s not sold on him, but [Read more…]

Jul 112014
 
Classic Doctor Who Coming to Retro TV

It’s a good day if you have Retro TV as part of your cable package. The BBC has reached an agreement with Retro TV for them to start airing classic Doctor Who episodes beginning on August 4th. The showings will begin with the first ever story, “An Unearthly Child” and proceed from there. Two episodes [Read more…]

Jul 052014
 
 Doctor Who: The Web of Fear Review (1968)

One of the hardest parts of being a fan of classic Doctor Who is the knowledge that a great deal of the first two Doctors’ episodes have been lost. The BBC in their incredible ignorance consigned many an episode to the furnace to make storage room. Patrick Troughton’s era was hit incredibly hard by this [Read more…]