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TARDIS’ discovered on the streets of Glasgow

In 1963, when Doctor Who began, hundreds of blue police phone boxes were scattered all over the UK. They served a very important purpose in the days before the Internet and smartphones (I know, just after the Ice Age). Inside these iconic blue boxes were actual telephones in which passers-by could alert the police if […]

Happy 50th ‘Doctor Who’!

50 years ago today, history was made in the UK at 5:16:20pm with the first ever broadcast of the British science fiction series, Doctor Who, with the episode “An Unearthly Child”. The 80-second delay from the advertised start time was due to extended news coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The first […]

November 23 – The Day of the Doctor and the plan to turn NY Blue

With most of Planet Earth having in their possession a calendar with November 23 circled for obvious reasons, plans are coming together for fans worldwide to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. Doctor Who fans attempt to alter the NY skyline…   In particular, Doctor Who fans in Manhatten have their set their sights […]

Inside and outside the Tardis courtesy of Google Street View

Given the fact that the relatively unassuming but iconic blue Police Call Box has occupied a prime spot outside the Earl’s Court tube station in London since 1996, it has always provided a nice photo opportunity. Unfortunately, until recently, passersby never put two and two together that you could actually step inside for a glimpse […]

It’s zero hour! For the 12th time, Who is the Doctor?

Today, Sunday 4 August, will see the 12th Doctor revealed to the world.   From 1933 to 1944, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave a series of radio addresses or ‘fireside chats’ designed to help restore the confidence of the American people during understandably difficult times. We are, again, faced with difficult times in that we […]

First images from Mark Gatiss’ An Adventure in Space and Time

Call me crazy, but I have to confess that I’m secretly way more interested at this point in the upcoming Doctor Who drama, An Adventure in Space and Time than I am for the actual 50th anniversary coming up in November. Mark Gatiss’ 90-minute special will be a one-off look at the origin of the […]

Mark your calendars! It’s the 2013 Shed of the Year competition.

Over the past year, we’ve seen TARDIS cat houses, TARDIS refrigerators and TARDIS designed houses. The latest in TARDIS creations is David Lifton’s shed in Little Benton, Newcastle. Now comes the moment you’ve been waiting for. The entries for the Shed of the Year competition are in and your favorite time traveling police box is […]

Matt Smith exits Doctor Who…let the speculation games begin

Next to filling out the annual March Madness brackets and selecting squares on the office Super Bowl pool, speculating and picking the next Doctor may rank right up there as one of the most anticipated events that are affiliated with odds list across Planet Earth. While the news was both expected and feared, there was […]

Get out your anaglyph red/cyan glasses, it’s 3D for Doctor Who 50th!

The Doctor turns 50! More news coming out daily regarding the upcoming November 2013 50th anniversary special that resides in Doctor Who showrunner, Steven Moffat’s mind palace. According to BBC Controller of Drama Commissioning, Ben Stephenson, the centerpiece of the BBC’s blockbuster celebrations to mark the Doctor turning 50 will be such that the Time […]

Be the envy of your neighborhood with a TARDIS fridge and/or helicopter!

With the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who just around the corner this November, now is the time to begin planning that ultimate, not-to-be missed, Doctor Who anniversary party that will make you the envy of the neighborhood. You can stock up on all you want on Doctor Who action figures, mugs, t-shirts, floating TARDIS’s, or […]