Ann Wells is an elementary music teacher by day and a nerd all the time. Her fandoms include Star Wars (the original three, thank-you-very-much), Doctor Who (10 is her doctor), and great authors like J.R.R. Tolkien, Isaac Asimov, and Neil Gaiman, among others. She can usually be found with her nose in a book, playing an instrument, singing show tunes, being crafty with yarn, or doing the bidding of her cat.
In 1966, an ailing William Hartnell was unable to continue playing the Doctor, a character he had created when Doctor Who first aired on the BBC three years earlier. The production team decided that, rather than end the show, they would cast a new actor Read More
A middle-aged man returns to Sussex for a funeral and afterwards finds himself at the pond down the lane near the place where his childhood home once stood, the pond next to the farmhouse where the Hempstock women lived. It is a trip down memory lane as Read More
I am a word nerd. I love words and language. I love to read words, I love to write words, and if you get to know me well, you’ll discover fairly soon how much I love to say words. I have nothing against visual art — I can happily spend hours Read More
Despite the lack of Who-related content lately, we haven’t all given up on the show quite yet! I, for one, watch the show regularly, but my day job prevents me from having time to review it for the site. Now that I’ve had a month to reflect Read More
As this issue opens, Yalta Val's absence has been noted in another far-flung communications outpost by Jao Assam, another Imperial Knight who knows that some kind of message from Val should have reached them by now. Read More
A new government has been formed by the Galactic Alliance, Jedi Council, and Imperial Court, one which many fear will not last. As the story opens, Yalta Val, Imperial Jedi Knight, is on a mission to the Outer Rim to try to convince the Carreras System Read More
I have long been a fan of Howard Shore's music, and this soundtrack is no exception. It has just enough familiar elements to make Lord of the Rings movie fans feel right at home, but it is a solid, original movie score in its own right and is sure to be Read More
Whether or not you are a fan of Lawrence of Arabia, or even if you've never seen it at all, I highly recommend taking a listen to this album. It is a great example of a well-put-together soundtrack that makes sense with or without the visuals. Read More
I recently began a quest to catch up on some of the geeky TV shows I missed the first time around. I began with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 1, and before I was even halfway finished, I had begun to notice some parallels between this show and a more Read More
With all of the nifty technological things that e-readers can do, why would non-luddites still want to purchase and own and read from the remains of a bunch of dead trees? I can think of at least three good reasons. Read More
Back around New Year's I joined the ranks of e-reader owners, and as a result I am now a changed bookworm. So how has my reading been revolutionized by this nifty piece of technology? Well, let me tell you... Read More
Listen up, Sherlock fans — no, really, I mean that literally. Here in the U.S. we're still waiting to see Series 2 of Steven Moffat's hit Conan Doyle adaptation but until that happens, we can at least get a taste of things to come with the soundtrack Read More
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