The Hollow Crown

There's a lot of good television becoming available right now (e.g., American Gods and Doctor Who). There's one more show that's a bit harder to find in the US that I'd like to bring to your attention. The Hollow Crown is a British TV series that presents Shakespeare's cycle of plays on the events that led to…

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Logically, I should write this today

It’s a general day of memoriam and memories of actor Leonard Nimoy. Here’s my Spock/Nimoy story. I was a science fiction fan from childhood. In third grade, a teacher loaned me a copy of Eleanor Cameron’s The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet. That book started my fascination with SF that continues to this day. I started…

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20th-century Doctor Who

Edit: In the four years since I wrote this post, I've offered its link to many folks who expressed an interest in Classic Doctor Who. Over time, this post became a bit obsolete: The current Doctor Who series has increased its references to the classic series; previously "lost" serials have been recovered and are worth including. In…

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