Beautiful discovery of Doctor Who by a new fan. Love this post!
Live theater’s great and all, but time, theater schedules and money prevent us from experiencing it every day. So sometimes, we have to get our rocks off in different media. And there’s none more exciting right now than television, but that’s another post altogether. Today, I want to talk Doctor Who.
If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably seen me fangirling about this show for the past couple weeks. Prior to that, I was slogging my way through the brilliant yet bleak Breaking Bad. Intellectually, I knew that was a great show. The acting was subtle and nuanced; the writing was complex and intense. Yet I found myself dreading watching every episode, simply because its world view, its view of humanity itself, is so depressing. After reaching the end of the first season, I needed a break from the blackness.
For years I’d heard about this
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