4 years, 4 months ago
Well that was a bit of a week.
I've a vacation at the end of the month, which I'm trying, in one of those doomed quest sorts of things one endeavors to do occasionally, not to spend most of working, on the logic that maybe I should try taking more than a single day off in a row for the first time since March. I hear all the cool kids do it. So in any case, it's been a lot of getting ahead on the blog so that becomes possible.
Wonder Woman should be out imminently - I just need to do the layout, and to get the final cover design settled with James. Unfortunately, there's been a snafu there - I gave the Kickstarter money to a family member to hold in an interest bearing account while I wrote the book, so I didn't accidentally dip into it. Said family member just informed me they would not be returning it to me. So that's a problem. (To be clear, this is just the Wonder Woman Kickstarter money - the Hartnell v2 money is safe in my own hands.) Not a huge problem - it just means the book is suddenly a financial risk for me where before it had already turned a nice little profit. I'm fine, this isn't some "help the blogger keep his home" appeal or anything, but equally, if you're on the fence about buying it, I'll be thankful.
So, loads of work and frustration. Marvelous. Still, only one more Eruditorum entry to get written up, and then I can go play with other stuff and kind of relax for a week or two, which holy God do I need.
So, I've been thinking about Pop Between Realities posts, as the clock runs out on the blog. (I mean, there's still loads to go, but less than a year at this point, I'm sure.) I've got the schedule locked through the end of the Davies era, but I've penciled in very little for the Matt Smith era. What stuff from roughly the present day feels like it should be covered alongside Doctor Who? What do you consider its current cultural context? What's it in conversation with over the course of the Moffat years?
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