Friday, 17 May 2019
Monday, 13 May 2019
Tired of Brexit? Austerity politics got you down? How about a little escapism with Doctor Who, and a story set in a future in which ordinary people are exploited by corporations entwined with governments intent on extracting every last inch of revenue from citizens and perverting the welfare system.... Oh well. Here's 42 Cool Things About "The Sun Makers" (And 8 Stupid Ones) to at least give you a good laugh on the way to the polls.
Friday, 3 May 2019
Fiona Moore's story "Doomed Youth," a tale of giant ants and populist politics, previously published in Interzone 278, will be reprinted in the Best Of British 2018 collection from Newcon Press! You can pre-order it at the link.
Sunday, 7 April 2019
Alan Stevens writes:
"This is the photograph, taken during the recording of Kaldor City, that inspired me to write The Time Waster:
SIMMONS: Oh, for Christ's sake! Gov, this is a complete waste of time.
ARCHER: I don't waste time, I waste criminals.
SIMMONS: Fuck off."
This month's article addresses the question of why fans are obsessed with making continuity work in their favourite series. Can anything be done about it? Should anything be done about it? Find out in Sometimes The Pattern Is More Obvious!
Monday, 11 March 2019
This month, we identify 34 Cool Things About "The Keys of Marinus" (and 16 Stupid Ones). Return to a time when men were men and Voords were kinky; when the Doctor was OK with fascism so long as it wasn't aimed at him; when episodes had titles like "The Screaming Jungle"; and when ten acts of graphic violence were acceptable in a TV show going out at 5.30 PM.
Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Here, for your viewing pleasure, are two versions of the full, wrap-around cover of the Alan-Stevens-edited Celestial Toyroom 491 (out now from the Doctor Who Appreciation Society): with and without logos. Click to admire full-size!