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Dr. Who and The State of Decay

For many folks of my generation, Tom Baker will always be The Doctor.  In fact, he was the fourth actor to steer the TARDIS but easily the longest-lasting.  Such an odd, eccentric character.  Floppy hat,  Huge scarf.  Name-dropping figures from history.  The way he listened to a glass before drinking from it…  He also proved…

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Doctor Who and The Curse of Fenric

These days most folks associate Doctor Who with folks like David Tennant and Matt Smith.  But die-hard fans of the show remember the Time Lord’s previous incarnations.  One of the last episodes of the series original run aired in 1989.  Long before Twilight or The Vampire Diaries or True Blood or Being Human, the world’s…

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2010: A Year of Vampires

This was a big year for vampires; they’ve been everywhere. When 2010 began, vampire fans were enthusiastic, optimistic, and ready for a year of vampire madness. It wasn’t unfounded; the vampire had a lot of potential this year, with so many people ready to gobble up whatever the entertainment industry decided to cook up, as…

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Science Fiction Undead

Go to virtually any bookstore and a seemingly odd decision awaits your eyes. Amid Biography, Western, Romance, Self Help and loads of other genres, two invariably get lumped together–Science Fiction and Fantasy. Yet as fans of either (or both) can tell you, many are the differences between the two. Why then group them together? An…

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Doctor Who: Smith & Jones

“Smith and Jones,” is the first episode of the third season of Doctor Who, and in it there is a vampire on the loose on the moon! A hospital ends up being transported to the moon by a group of aliens who bear a striking resemblance to rhinoceroses. And they’re not a very happy group…

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the Ultimate Undead Celebration

An exciting special issue of SFX — Vampires / the Ultimate Undead Celebration — goes on sale today, May 28th in the UK. We’ll probably get our copies here in the States in the next few weeks. The magazine features a huge amount of coverage of vampire movies, TV, books and comics, both old and…

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Being Human Season 2 to Air On BBC America in July

That’s right, the long wait for the second season of Being Human in the US is almost over. As of Saturday July 24, Being Human Season 2 shall premiere following the season finale of Doctor Who on BBC America. From the official BBC America website: The highly anticipated second season of BBC AMERICA’s co-production, Being…

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Doctor Who: Vampires in Venice

Doctor Who is probably the greatest show of all time, and if you don’t know what it is, there’s just no way to really sum up fifty years of Doctor Who. But basically, Doctor Who is about the Time Lord, called simply, “The Doctor”. He travels through space and time in his ship, the TARDIS,…

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