Category Archives: Sci Fi

Dejah Thoris of Barsoom

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Dejah Thoris is a name I have often used as a pseudonym, ever since I first read the 1912 novel, A Princess of Mars… the basis for the 2012 film, John Carter. It was in the 1970’s that I first discovered Barsoom (as the natives call Mars), and was swept away by the high adventure and romance of the world created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Continue reading

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O Little Town of EUReKA

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„I love science class!” is what one visitor to Eureka exclaimed upon seeing all the wonders that take place in this cozy Pacific Northwest town. Drama, comedy, action, and romance drive this quality science-fiction TV show. Continue reading

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Regeneration of the Doctor

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One of the reasons that the highly successful TV series, Doctor Who has lasted nearly 50 years is an ingenious plot devise: Regeneration. Not only does it allow for the replacement of the actor, but also injects new life into the show, with a new take on the character. Continue reading

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Waiting for the Doctor….

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Marking time as we wait for the next series featuring the last of the Time Lords, let’s talk about our favorite Doctor Who scenes… Continue reading

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The Cloister Bell

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After several disappointments this season, Steven Moffat finally proved why he is my favorite Doctor Who storyteller. Although Russell Davies is great at the epic story, Moffat weaves tales full of twists and turns and surprises, as evidenced by the two part season ender: Pandorica/Big Bang. Continue reading

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The Naked Doctor

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Would you like to see William Hartnell or Patrick Troughton shirtless? I was ready to say ‘Yuck’ when we saw the 11th Doctor fall out of the shower in the Doctor Who episode, The Lodger, but then remembered that Jon Pertwee also had a shower scene in Spearhead from Space, donning a similar blue towel when he emerged !!
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Doctor Who and Impressionism

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Why did viewers cry when they watched Vincent and the Doctor? Because this Doctor Who episode is classic ! Continue reading

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