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Doctor Who and Devotions: Love is a Promise

The Doctor: I don’t need an army. I never have! Because I’ve got them. Always them! Because love, it’s not an emotion. Love is a promise. And he will never hurt her. PE, catch! Danny Pink: Attention! This is not … Continue reading

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Doctor Who and Devotions: The Most Important Leaf in Human History

Clara: Still hungry? Well I’ve brought something for you. This. The most important leaf in human history. The most important leaf in human history! It’s full of stories, full of history. Full of a future that never got lived, days … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After. . . . GET IT? It’s funny because it never happens.

I’ve seen a lot of this lately. Pictures, videos, the entire premise of entirely too many kids movies.  We as a culture have this sort of sinister obsession with bringing “realism” to the fairy tales with which we grew up. … Continue reading

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Doctor Who And Devotions: The Doctor’s Family.

Amy: We’re about to have Christmas dinner. Joining us? The Doctor: If it’s no trouble. Rory: There’s a place set for you. The Doctor: But you didn’t know I was coming. Why would you set me a place? Amy: Oh, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who and Devotions: A Good Man Goes To War

  Madame Kovarian: The anger of a good man is not a problem.  Good men have too many rules. The Doctor: Good men don’t need rules.  Today is not the day to find out why I have so many.   … Continue reading

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When Good Fandoms Go Bad: Thoughts on Curbing Enthusiasm

Fandom, by its very nature, is about extremes.  If you’re going to be ridiculously enthusiastic about something, you can’t exactly do that by halves.  Fans have a lot of strong opinions about the goings-on of their favorite series/characters/actors/etc., and a … Continue reading

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Doctor Who and Devotions: Vastra, Clara, and the Power of Words

  Jenny: You will confine yourself to single word responses.  One word only.  Do you understand? Clara: Why? Vastra: Truth is singular.  Lies are words, words, words.   This is one of the most brilliant scenes in an all-around amazing … Continue reading

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