LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 16: Max Hardy, aged 6, stands by a street sign from the Doctor Who Experience with Dalek, from the cult television show Doctor Who on April 16, 2011 in London, England. Credits: (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images for BBC Worldwide)
The magical realm of “Doctor Who” is a place not unlike the real world. It is full of everyday people who live their lives to the best of their ability. However in this alternate world, there is one major difference; there is a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey watching over us. The Doctor is an individual who broke the law and stole the TARDIS from his own people. He makes mistakes and gets angry, just like everyone else. While he went against the Time Lords, he did so to see the universe and to protect those who cannot protect themselves. In The Doctor’s eyes, everyone is special and everyone is just as important as anyone else. No matter what your race, religion, sexual orientation or even body type, you still matter. (continue reading on Examiner.com)
Kind and helpful Daleks, is that even possible? Thanks to Malorie Blackman it is. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Doctor Who”, Penguin Books UK and Puffin Books are releasing e books each month in 2013 featuring one of the eleven Doctors and written by a famous children’s or young adult’s fiction author. For July, Puffin will be releasing “Ripple Effect” by Malorie Blackman. This installment takes readers on a journey with Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor and his companion Ace. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 21: Actors Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, and Steven Moffat speak onstage at BBC America’s ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary panel during Comic-Con International 2013 (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
As San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) is winding down, Whovians around the planet rejoice with some of the amazing news that has come from this annual event. In case you missed any of the goings on, here is a wrap up of everything you need to know. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 10: (L-R) Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork of The Monkees perform at The Greek Theatre on November 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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No matter what decade you grew up in, odds are as long as it was after the 1960’s; there is a special place in your heart for The Monkees. Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork were the four guys you either fell in love with or wanted to hang out with. Making amazing music and having crazy adventures on their television show, The Monkees are the embodiment of happiness and perseverance. On August 5, 2013, Denver fans can hop on “The Last Train to Clarksville” and see Dolenz, Nesmith and Tork at the Paramount Theatre for “A Midsummer’s Night with The Monkees”.
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This is the 50th Anniversary of “Doctor Who” and as a celebration of the fan favorite show, BBC America has been presenting a monthly special titled “Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited”. Each month the channel highlights one of the twelve Doctors and broadcasts a selected story from that particular era. Now, the first four specials and episodes are available in one DVD set. (continue reading on Examiner.com)
Very sad news in the world of television. Cory Monteith, who portrayed Finn Hudson on the television show “Glee”, passed away Saturday. Hotel staff found him deceased in his room after the star did not check out on time. Monteith checked himself into a treatment center in April to work on his substance abuse issues. No word yet as to his cause of death. (continue reading on Examiner.com)
One of the most exciting and intriguing new television shows of 2013 is making its way to DVD. “Orphan Black” is a BBC America show which aired earlier this year and has created buzz around its intricate plotline and breathtaking performances. Portraying multiple characters seems effortless in Tatiana Maslany’s hands and the nonstop pace leaves viewers begging for more. (continue reading on Examiner.com)