Madame Vastra and Doctor Who Spin-Offs

After last night’s Doctor Who, the clamor for a spin-off series starring Madame Vastra, Jenny, and Strax the Sontaran has resumed. We met these characters in the sixth season in “A Good Man Goes to War.” Vastra is a Silurian who was awoken from her aeons-long slumber in Victorian London and set herself up a … Continue reading Madame Vastra and Doctor Who Spin-Offs

On Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day Four & Day Five

And now, after the brief pause for Shore Leave, we return to Torchwood: Children of Earth. Mid-way through Day Four, I thought I saw where the story was going. Jack Harkness would find a way to deal himself back into the political games surrounding the Four-Five-Six, who made their appalling demands at the end of … Continue reading On Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day Four & Day Five

On Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day Three

There’s one major problem with the new-look Torchwood — as much as we see the team on-screen, this isn’t their story. They’re not driving events. No, it’s British civil servant John Frobisher who’s in the driver’s seat. And the alien creature known only as the Four-Five-Six. They’re not even solving events. Of course, that could … Continue reading On Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day Three

On March’s Greatest Hits

I haven’t done a search phrase round-up in a while. Let’s take a look at the top 20 of March. 🙂 20. “Jason Gronberg.” A friend of mine. He passed away in November. One of my favorite memories of Jason. 19. “Napoleon.” One of my favorite sparring partners in Age of Empires III. Except for … Continue reading On March’s Greatest Hits

On the Torchwood Trailer and Assorted Thoughts

A Freema Ageyman website posted the Torchwood Season 2 trailer. I watched that this morning, and what can I say? I’m majorly excited. 🙂 There’s very little of Martha Jones in the trailer, but that’s understandable. The trailer was cut for BBC America, and BBC America has yet to show the third season of Doctor … Continue reading On the Torchwood Trailer and Assorted Thoughts