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December’s bookcase club comes with page-turning thrillers

December’s Bookcase Club Comes With Page-Turning Thrillers

The nights are chilly, the wind is fierce, so pull up to your fireplace (or TV playing a looped video of a fireplace) and snuggle up with some action-packed novels to keep you warm! Winter is probably the best time to read because you have every excuse not to go outside and every excuse to…

Jeremy Clarkson Is Gone From Top Gear For Good

BBC confirmed today that Jeremy Clarkson’s contrast won’t be renewed after the incident that occurred between him and the Top Gear producer, Oisin Tymon. Tony Hall, the BBC’s director general, stated that he did not take the decision lightly and recognized it would “divide opinion”. He also added that “a line has been crossed” and…

Is top gear doomed?

Is Top Gear Doomed?

Last week, the world heard the rising scream, which continued to echo on through to this week. Hundreds of viewers complained to the BBC after they suspended Top Gear host, Jeremy Clarkson, following a “fracas” with a producer.   Currently, Ken MacQuarrie, the director of BBC Scotland, is heading up an inquiry.   What Did…

Hiddleston and Laurie Will Star in BBC’s ‘The Night Manager’

The success of the movie adaptation of John Le Carré‘s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Gary Oldman has led to a new TV series based on his other works. The Night Manager The TV series will be based around Le Carré’s ’93 spy thriller The Night Manager, which follows Jonathan Pine, a…

Who Is The Doctor’s New Face?

There is a recurring theme in the first episode of the latest Doctor Who series. That theme, is The Doctor’s face. What’s better than conspiracy theories and the excuse to sit on Google Images for an hour or two? NOTHING! The Question Of The Doctor’s Face Without going into too much detail (in case you…

Your annual check-up is coming soon: doctor who returns.

Your Annual Check-up Is Coming Soon: Doctor Who Returns.

The countdown has officially begun for the return of Doctor Who. Initially, we were told “later this year,” then we narrowed it down to August, but now a brand-new teaser trailer has announced the air date and time for Peter Capaldi’s first episode as the Twelfth Doctor! If you’re a Whovian, your wait for the…

Handy guide: which ‘sherlock’ episode fits your mood?

Handy Guide: Which ‘Sherlock’ Episode Fits Your Mood?

So you want to rewatch an episode of your favorite show, but you don’t know which episode best fits your mood. Whether you’re happy, angry, sad, or wistful, here’s the episode guide for you. The first show is BBC’s popular detective drama Sherlock. The series that’s “not a detective show but a show about a…

Bbc hacked on christmas day

BBC Hacked On Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, a Russian hacker known as “HASH” or “Rev0lver” launched a campaign to sell access to BBC. BBC Attacked On Christmas Day It is unknown whether or not the hacker sold anything to cyber-criminals. The price set for access is also unknown. However, the hacker offered proof of his access to the server…

Surviving a fandom hiatus without dying of feels

Surviving a Fandom Hiatus Without Dying of Feels

These past few weeks have been eventful for members of the Dr. Who and Sherlock fandoms. Season seven of BBC’s Dr. Who ended this past Christmas with Matt Smith’s regeneration and Peter Capaldi’s much awaited arrival. Filming for season eight began on January 6th, but the premier will likely not air until well into fall of 2014. Similarly, the third season’s second…

Sherlock lives (finally…)!

Sherlock Lives (Finally…)!

Warning: Naturally, this post will contain mild spoilers regarding “The Empty Hearse.” You have been warned… It’s been one year, eleven months, and nineteen days since BBC aired the season two finale of its hit show, Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. Following the release of “The Reichenbach Fall,” Sherlock immediately underwent an extended hiatus which left fans…

Capaldi’s 12th Doctor’s Wardrobe

From the minute that Peter Capaldi was announced to be the 12th regeneration of the Doctor on the popular BBC television show, Doctor Who, the question on all of the fans’ lips has been this: “What will the 12th Doctor wear?” From the demure checked pants and black somber jacket of William Hartnell’s First Doctor…

Games on tv: the good, the bad, and the weird

Games on TV: The Good, The Bad, and The Weird

At the turn of the century – which is always a cool thing to say – before we had the grumpiest of cats and long before anybody was twerking on anybody else (topical references: check, and one for luck: Gangnam Style, British television went through an interesting phase. Over the course of a few years,…

I found the doctor in the welsh countryside

I found The Doctor in the Welsh countryside

I’ve been doing a little bit of sightseeing in the beautiful countryside of Wales; an oft-overlooked, much-mocked country (think New Zealand to Australia or Canada to the US) . But it actually has some amazing landscapes, and a fantastic history to boot. The BBC certainly think so too, and it is in a grand country manor that I find some artifacts from…

Peter Capaldi Announced as the Twelfth Doctor

I think that we can agree that the Internet was not short from imploding or spontaneous combustion when we all heard the news that Doctor Who star Matt Smith would be departing before the show’s eighth season. And then came the predictions. In between all of the lamenting and criticism were various names of actors that…