Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World, episodes 4-6

The loveliness continues, in episodes four through six: Episode 4 Giles vs the Doctor – OH THEIR FACES. The actor playing Giles is really v good. Look at his eyes! Shining fanaticism for ridding the world of Salamander in there, dammit! The whole aesthetic  of the thing makes me yayful. How much of a television…

Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World, episodes 1 -3

New Doctor Who! Practically a whole two stories of new Doctor Who! So, after some considerable flail, I was able to summon the calm to sit down and watch the beautiful, perfect, shiny new Troughton stories now free in the world, without accidently dancing the dance of Omg!New!Troughton.  Well done me. They're not entirely new,…

(A Handy Guide To) The Five Most Important Things About The Sea Devils

On Verity! this week we were discussing The Sea Devils in particular and the Third Doctor in general. So, in honour of our delightful episode,* I've put together a handy guide to the five most important things about the story we rattle on about for a good hour or so.The Five Most Important Things About…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Almost appropriately timed (it was actually posted yesterday) is the release of the first episode of Anita Sarkeesian's phenomenally successful Kickstarter Trope vs. Women in Video Games. And it's bloody good. I was a bit worried it was going to be informative, but kind of dry and dull. And, lo, it is quite dry, but…