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'Queer as Folk' Creator on UK TV's 'Less Hysterical' Approach to Gay Issues

One of British TV’s most successful and prolific wordsmiths, Russell T. Davies has written for and created numerous series. His groundbreaking 1999 drama “Queer as Folk” raised the bar for the depiction of gay life on television. 477 more words


2016 - The Year of Big Finish and New Who

Last week, Big Finish Productions were clearly building towards something, most notably through their Facebook and Twitter pages, using the hashtag #BF27June and photos of people with fingers to their lips shushing. 2,181 more words

Classic Who

Thoughts on: The Sound of Drums / Last of the Time Lords

I think Russell T Davies has finally done it. His attempts, in writing a finale, to perpetually outdo the previous finale have finally resulted in his overreaching himself and producing something that, while not necessarily a poor story, in many respects fell flat and failed to measure up to the previous years’ finales. 1,143 more words

Doctor Who

When Matt Smith was cast as the eleventh incarnation of the Doctor, showrunner Steven Moffat gave him a stack of classic Doctor Who DVDs to watch for research. 393 more words


Plaything of Sutekh #4 Is Now Available

As a follow-up to my last post, I’m now happy to report that Plaything of Sutekh #4 is now available, after what seems like an eternity since the last issue. 334 more words

Telefantasy Fanzines

Thoughts on: Gridlock

This episode played well on the very relatable real-world frustration of traffic jams. It took the scourge of commuters everywhere and turned it into a nightmarish satire. 565 more words

Doctor Who

Dark Season

I was born between Dark Season’s recording and broadcast in 1991, so it seems unlikely I watched it at the time, and I certainly wouldn’t have remembered it if so. 1,289 more words