First of all, this is not going to be a review. I don’t really do those. Instead, I’m just going to talk about the parts from Doctor Who’s Season 8 two-part finale Dark Water/Death in Heaven that were to me the most compelling. If you haven’t noticed from my title, that would be the end. […]

It’s NaNoWriMo time again, so naturally I’m procrastinating. I wanted to post one of my poems here, but the only way I could justify that is if I knew its subject was somehow related to this blog. So obviously I wrote a love poem to David Tennant. What? He’s married, you say? If you ask me if I […]

Because if you’re very wise and very strong, fear doesn’t have to make you cruel or cowardly. Fear can make you kind. [Warning: It’s NaNoWriMo time, so forgive me if this gets literary.] Before I start making any points, let me just say that I love Clara Oswald. I love her however, not because she is […]

I’ve been rereading Marc Platt’s Lungbarrow (what’s been previously called the Doctor Who “Bible”), and the whole “Cartmel Masterplan” just gets more and more fascinating every time. I know the whole idea of Doctor Who canon is wibbly wobbly timey wimey to say the least, but as a fan, I personally love what the writers did […]

One of the main reasons J. R. R. Tolkien criticized C. S. Lewis’ work, and particularly his Chronicles of Narnia, was for its allegorical tendencies. Though Lewis himself denied that characters such as Aslan were allegories, he often spoke of them in regards to who they were meant to represent, associating Aslan with Christ, the […]

Doctor Who’s Fiftieth Anniversary has come and gone, but its repercussions have not, and for those of us who can’t seem to stop talking about it, there is always one theory or another, one question or another, to keep us entertained. In light of Season Eight having at last aired and the new trajectory of […]