Category: SPACE Blog

SPACE Blog – A Spoiler-Free Guide To Your New Doctor

<![CDATA[The long-awaited introduction of the new doctor is only days away, with SPACE premiering “The Eleventh Hour,” Matt Smith’s inaugural outing as the Doctor, this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. But who is this Matt Smith, anyway? More to the point, who is his… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog – A Spoiler-Free Guide To Your New Doctor”

SPACE Blog – A new season, a new Doctor, and a new era.

<![CDATA[By now we’ve all seen David Tennant morph into Matt Smith, and been offered a tantalizing glimpse of the 11th Doctor as he hurtles towards the Earth in a burning TARDIS. But we really have no idea what to expect from the new series,… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog – A new season, a new Doctor, and a new era.”

SPACE Blog Post – Why Matt Smith as The Doctor is a Very Good Thing

<![CDATA[So who is this Matt Smith guy, anyway? It’s a fair question. Fandom let out a resounding “huh?” when the new Doctor was announced a little over a year ago. Not only did the then-26 year old Smith go against incoming Doctor Who producer… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog Post – Why Matt Smith as The Doctor is a Very Good Thing”

SPACE Blog Post – David Tennant is this Generation's Tom Baker

<![CDATA[That may seem like a bold statement until you take a step back and look at Doctor Who’s storied history in a larger context. When Tom Baker took the role in 1974, he was something of an unknown quantity, a tall and gangly question… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog Post – David Tennant is this Generation's Tom Baker”

SPACE Blog Post – David Tennant is this Generation’s Tom Baker

That may seem like a bold statement until you take a step back and look at Doctor Who’s storied history in a larger context. When Tom Baker took the role in 1974, he was something of an unknown quantity, a tall and gangly question… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog Post – David Tennant is this Generation’s Tom Baker”

SPACE Blog – The Great Erasing of Early Doctor Who

<![CDATA[Today’s Doctor Who fan has always-on, ever-present access to not only the newest iteration of their favorite show but all the spin-offs, supplemental features, fan films and other esoterica related to their favorite program. They probably don’t realize how different their situation is from… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog – The Great Erasing of Early Doctor Who”

SPACE Blog – Doctor Who and the Mystery of the Crappy Villains

<![CDATA[If there’s one thing at which the Doctor excels, it’s taking the ordinary and domestic and turning it on its ear. Whether it’s household appliances going murderously haywire or something as simple as water in the upcoming The Waters of Mars special, the show… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog – Doctor Who and the Mystery of the Crappy Villains”

SPACE Blog: Torchwood: Life Beyond The Hub

<![CDATA[ (WARNING: SPOILERS BELOW) Torchwood: Children of Earth ripped through our television screens a few months ago, leaving a trail of controversy, destruction, and satisfied viewers in its wake. While CoE raised interesting questions about love, sacrifice and just how crazy Jack/Ianto fans could… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog: Torchwood: Life Beyond The Hub”

SPACE Blog: Doctor Who, Globetrotter

<![CDATA[ Doctor Who is a British institution, and despite his alien origins, the Doctor is as British a character as any in the canon of English literature. Despite (or perhaps because of) the program’s essential Britishness, Doctor Who has been a runaway international success… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog: Doctor Who, Globetrotter”

SPACE Blog: Bigger on the Inside

<![CDATA[ Doctor Who is chock full of iconic imagery. The Daleks, the Cybermen, Tom Baker’s scarf, David Tennant’s trainers, and the TARDIS itself, a vehicle that can traverse space and time and takes on the form (most of the time) of an unassuming police… Continue Reading “SPACE Blog: Bigger on the Inside”