British actress Elisabeth Sladen has died. She is probably most famous for her portrayal of Sarah Jane Smith, companion to the 3rd and 4th Doctors in Doctor Who and star of her own series K-9 and Company and The Sarah Jane Adventures. Here is her first appearance as […]
Kirk And Spock Are Friends and other science fiction children’s books…
Ingrid Pitt died today. She was an icon of Hammer Studios and especially Hammer horror movies, starring in The Vampire Lovers, The Countess Dracula and The Wicker Man. She was also in 2 Doctor Who adventures. Marcus Hearn pays tribute to Pitt at Hammer’s official site. The Guardian […]
“Spectacular, spectacularNo words in the vernacularCan describe this great event.” —Moulin Rouge! (2001) That song went through my head while reading both volumes of Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse. Actually, the song went “Tentacular, tentacular.” Ben Templesmith can draw some tentacles and Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse is either a showcase for […]
Trock on, Chameleon Circuit, with your songs about Daleks and angelic statues who only move in the dark.
Bladewood provides us all a much needed timeline of the events in the Doctor Who season/series 5 finale. Watch your head, please.