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The greatest fan movie ever! – Complete Nerdgasm and stable Nerdfusion!

Ladies and gentlemen, honourable visitors from places far removed by space, time and dimension, may I present to you, the most epic fan movie ever. It is a well made, perfectly splendid mash-up of some of the most beloved sci-fi franchises of the past decades. Even better: It is completely …

Some thoughts on Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor

Oh my Cthulhu! What is the world coming to? A major, august and venerable sci-fi series get a lead that *gasp* does not carry a y-chromosome? (I initially wanted to say something else, but went for the familiy-friendly option). Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Doctor!   OK, I am a …

Rest in Peace, John Hurt

Sir John Vincent Hurt (CBE), who will be remembered by so many fondly and with great respect, has passed on aged 77. He was one of the greatest actors of his generation, as his BAFTA awards and nominations clearly show, and his work spanned six decades. To the readers of …

Minutes at the Edge #10 – The Geeks Shall Inherit the Solar System

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3.amazonaws.com/ScienceEdge/Edge10.mp3Podcast (minutesedge): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:09 — 4.7MB) | EmbedToday’s episode of Minutes at the Edge is a very happy one. I talk about the New Horizon mission to Pluto, the discoveries made and the geek fest the people at NASA had naming the geological structures …

Parallel Earths – Just add Zeppelins (Even Doctor Who does it)

The trope of parallel but fairly similar versions of earth have zeppelins roaming the sky is a common one. Rarely, however, am I as delighted to see the trope in use as in the example below. Doctor Who just added to his awesome, how does he do it?  

Doctor Who Google Doodle

My dear fellow Whovians, in case you have not noticed it yet, Google has a Doctor-Who-themed Doodle. It is not implemented worldwide (for example the German Google site does not display it), this is no problem at all, since the image below links to Google.co.uk.     And before I …

Happy Birthday, Peter Cushing

Grand Moff Tarkin Doctor Who Doctor Van Helsing Sherlock Holmes and many, many more. All these are names connected to Mr Peter Cushing, one of the great old men of British cinema. Although never quite as popular during his life time than Hammer Film co-star Christopher Lee (film adversary and …

Doctor Who Follow-Up

As I stated in my previous post, Doctor Who has been hard at work saving Earth from destruction on December 21st. Now, he made an official statement concerning the events, and as it turns out, it was more bizarre than I could have imagined.