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‘Doomsday’ (Photo: BBC)

‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Doomsday’

For all that it’s a ripping yarn about Daleks fighting Cybermen across modern-day London, with recurring and beloved characters making a return journey and some sharp comic moments (particularly between those bickering alien races), “Doomsday” is mostly associated with one key scene, often considered the most wrenching and emotional scene in the program’s long history; […]

The Whovian locations of Pokemon Go (Photos: Twitter)

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Invasion of the Pocket Monsters

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who‘s Day roundup, a conglomeration of thrilling items of Gallifreyan delight from the past seven days on the internet. And we begin this week with the craze that is speedily taking over the world, one that, on the face of it, has very little to do with Time Lords, TARDISes […]

‘Fear Her’ (Photo: BBC)

‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Fear Her’

“Fear Her” is unique in Doctor Who history as being a story set against the backdrop of an immediately forthcoming historical event—namely the 2012 London Olympic Games—and it’s a story that was very quickly overtaken by the event to such a degree that watching it now is like looking at those line drawings from 1900 […]

The Vortex Manipulator (Photos: YouTube/BBC)

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The Manmade Vortex Manipulator

Welcome to the Doctor Who‘s Day roundup, a Gallifreyan gatheration of social media stuff and nonsense from a week on the internet. And we begin this week with something utterly marvelous. A short while ago, YouTuber Jeremy Lee decided that he wanted to build a vortex manipulator, the miniature time machine like the one seen […]

Karen Gillan as Amy Pond (Photo: BBC)

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Unchained Melody Pond

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who‘s Day roundup, a collection of Time Lord trivia and Gallifreyan gubbins we happened across during a week-long strong across the internet. And we begin this week with a startling thing. Karen Gillan, the former Amy Pond, mother of Melody Pond and general delight to all Doctor Who fans, had […]

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