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We’d do a “your mom” strapline, but honestly with Christine here it’s a bit weird

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Elizabeth Sandifer

Elizabeth Sandifer created Eruditorum Press. She’s not really sure why she did that, and she apologizes for the inconvenience. She currently writes Last War in Albion, a history of the magical war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. She used to write TARDIS Eruditorum, a history of Britain told through the lens of a ropey sci-fi series. She also wrote Neoreaction a Basilisk, writes comics these days, and has ADHD so will probably just randomly write some other shit sooner or later.Support Elizabeth on Patreon.

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  1. Carey
    June 4, 2011 @ 1:13 am

    "See, the main plot of the episode is that the Moroks – who are fat middle aged men – cruelly dominating the Xerons, who are young beatniks. And Vicki gets the heavy lifting on this pot."

    I know "Vicki gets the heavy lifting on this pot" is a typo, but it does seem wonderfully fitting in the context of both your essay and the previous sentence.

    "Eventually less family-friendly counterculture like psychedelia, punk, and new wave will come along and have their huge influences on Doctor Who. (Well, most of them. Doctor Who is not punk. Sadly.)"

    Oh, I don't know about this: Graham Williams view of the Doctor was incredibly punk, with the greatest example being the Sunmakers (very much a the punk stepchild of the Mod Space Museum). In that story you really do get the feeling that the Doctor destroys the status quo simply because it's a Thursday and he's nothing better to do.

    The Sunmakers is one of my favourite stories, and while it'll be a while until you get their, I can't wait to read your views on it. In the meantime, I've never seen the Space Museum, but after reading your review I'm very tempted to do so.

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  2. encyclops
    February 3, 2013 @ 10:07 am

    I just watched this story for the very first time, and I think you absolutely nailed it with this entry. I really enjoyed it despite its weaknesses (maybe more so because I've only seen a handful of Hartnells so far). I had a feeling some of the things that jumped out at me would have jumped out at you too. Nicely done.

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