Sunday, October 30, 2005
Female vs Male Sci Fi Fans
Actually, that's not as terribly surprising as it sounds -- CONvergence is very gender balanced locally, and while some pockets of fandom are more male dominated than others (local Doctor Who fandom is currently predominately male, for example), over all, it's pretty well mixed.
Friday, October 28, 2005
The Lost Sequence
Doug Shaw has cracked the lost sequence.
Not that it explains anything about the series though.....
Religion and Doctor Who
Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Doctor Who wins three UK TV awards
And amazingly, it beat out US television series Desperate Housewives as well.
Meanwhile, there's no sign of it getting any US airing....
Friday, October 21, 2005
Because one blog isn't enough...
I haven't used it much yet, and I suppose it's more for my own benefit as anything else...
Monday, October 17, 2005
From the independent.
The bbc site for Doctor Who confirms the announcement.
Tuesday, October 11, 2005
Predicting the future
For example, I think this should trend Doctor Who against Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant.
Or how about Doctor Who vs Battlestar Galactica?
(Actually, I don't think this is fair, because Doctor Who gets a lot of false positives as they're both words that are farely common, even if you specifically look for the phrase "Doctor Who", and not just those two words seperately. Though if you look at the data you know that it does spike when there's some sort of news event connected to the series, like when filming started or the last episode aired.]
Friday, October 07, 2005
CONvergence Programming 2006
This meeting is open to anyone interested in suggesting ideas for CONvergence for 2006. It's our most important meeting for the year as far as programming at the convention goes.
CONvergence 2006 will take place July 7-9,2006 at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel.
For more information, contact email@example.com. Also, if you are unable to attend and have ideas, or would like to help with programming for 2005, please e-mail at that address.
Thursday, October 06, 2005
The problem with BBC America
But would I want a network that aired Spaced (which admittedly wasn't a BBC series, but BBC America is theoretically about the best of all British television, after all) and the new Doctor Who? You bet.
Though admittedly, my understanding is that the problem is that the UK side wants Doctor Who on a station with wider reach than BBC America. Whether or not that's feasible is a completely different question, no matter how brilliant the new series is.
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