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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.


  1. Jesse Smith
    July 20, 2011 @ 3:24 am

    I never saw the Science Fiction Sketch as being a parody of Doctor Who, but of the whole '50s sci-fi B-movie genre. The scientist is not the Doctor but a B-movie "professor from the local university" and the ditzy blonde is not Jo Grant but a B-movie damsel in distress.


  2. Gnaeus
    July 20, 2011 @ 5:46 am

    I have to agree wtih Jesse Smith. That's very much the way I read the sketch, in the same vein as sub-Wyndham sci-fi.

    Interesting comments on Ballard. Have you read This Town Will Never Let Us Go, by the way?


  3. AD169
    July 21, 2011 @ 6:08 am

    Not sure if you guys have read the entry for Monty Python, but calling it a parody was a bit tongue-in-cheek as Philip eventually noted that it predates John Pertwee. It was a "parody" of a Doctor Who era before that era occurred.


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