Hugo Nomination Recs: Best Fancast

The Best Fancast category in the Hugo Awards is the newest category of the awards; 2016 will only be the fifth year it's been contested. It's also the category that, IIRC, gets the least number of nominations and least number of votes. And this saddens me, cause it's also one of the most important categories…

Top 10 Tips for Being a Doctor Who Companion

I just watched the latest edition of the Doctor Who Fan Show, Tops Tips for Being a Companion, which made me Slightly Irate. For there were a bunch of lazy jokes about old skool Who costumes, ankle-twisting, and screaming. As jokes go about old telly, these are bleh; as jokes go on the official BBC…

Verity! Episode 105 Chatty Daleks

Good evening, delicious readers! It's a Wednesday, and that means shiny new Verity!.  This week it's a chat about the second ever story, The Daleks. And I'm on thanks to it being Kat's turn to come down with some rotten flu-like thing. We were also recording in early morning time for me, but I'm absolutely…

Doctor Who – The Zygon Inversion

Another day, another review type thing of a Doctor Who ep. That's right - it's one a day till the season's over...or more if I'm feeling partic energetic, and then I can flail cheerfully about River Song, hurrah! Anyway, onwards: I've really enjoy all the cliffhangers this series. Nothing's properly beaten Beneath the Lake, but…