What’s Under Our Tree: Six Great Books to Give This Holiday Season

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There’s only eight days left until the big day and if you’re anything like us, you’re still scrambling for gift ideas. Don’t worry, some of our favorite authors and publishers have pulled out all the stops for the season’s buying public. From new editions of our favorite books, to compendiums […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – On Paul Virilio, Integral Accidents, the Internet, the Olympics, Doctor Who, Feral Kittens and Not Going to Sea Without a Life Jacket

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Recently, I read Elan Mastai’s novel All Our Wrong Todays, and in it he referenced cultural theorist Paul Virilio, who championed the idea of the “integral accident.”  This belief basically states that every time you introduce a new technology, you also introduce the accident of that technology. Therefore, while the […]

Doctor Who 50th: “The Day of the Doctor” Sneak Peek

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From THP: “The Day of the Doctor” stars outgoing Doctor Matt Smith, predecessor David Tennant, Jenna Coleman, Billie Piper and John Hurt. The special marks the first time Tennant and Piper have appeared in the series since their farewells in 2010. According to BBC America, the special will be “a […]

Steven Moffat’s Audition Scripts for Doctor Who‘s 12th Doctor

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From i09: Do YOU want your shot at becoming the next Doctor? Well, i09 linked the lines you’ll need to practice. Though the script is generic, it does mimic what Whovians have loved about the series: Steven Moffat’s wonderful writing. These script pages, written by showrunner Moffat, were published in […]

Three New “Doctor Who” Novels Hit the Shelves in April

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From Nerdist: We’re all very excited for the premiere of the second half of the seventh series of Doctor Who, as surely most of you are as well. The first episode, “The Bells of St. John,” will air Saturday, March 30th, with new episodes following each Saturday for eight straight […]

Neil Gaiman Gives Updates on Various Projects

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From the fine folks at Tor.com: On March 1st, Neil Gaiman spoke at the opening ceremony for this year’s Cambridge International Student Film Festival about his upcoming film and television work. The Book Smugglers were there, tweeting out the highlights, and Neil took control of the Festival’s own Twitter account […]