Catching up on Korra. Just watched episode 3x10 and
This was never one of my best-liked videos but it’s honestly one of my favorites (I’m damn proud of the ridiculous vocals) but think it’s finally found its audience: my kid cousins Riley (5), Teagan (3) and Caitrin (3) love it.
A brief history of fandom, for the teenagers on here who somehow think tumblr invented fandom:
- 1960s: with the advent of Star Trek, fandom moves into the public sphere for the first time with a television in almost every home, creating a large group of people all excited…
Into The Dalek was an obvious, cliched, story, but executed far better than almost anything I’ve seen from Who since the Welsh series started.
And while I really, really, dislike the “dark=mature” thing, I do find it far easier to believe in the Doctor as a callous consequentialist with a slightly alien ethic and emotions than a weepy sentimentalist with no sense of proportion. I suspect the dark thing will pall quickly, but I can at least believe that the Capaldi Doctor is the same character as early Hartnell, Colin Baker and late McCoy…