In a recent press conference to promote BBC America’s broadcasts of the upcoming series of Doctor Who, showrunner Steven Moffat turned his attention to the online fandom of the show. In comments transcribed by The Mary Sue, he first noted the negatives: I think trying to assess Doctor Who’s audience from its online community would […]
While she’s moved on to a series of adult novels, JK Rowling hasn’t abandoned the Harry Potter universe. She’s just added a new piece to her free membership site Pottermore in the form of a biography of Celestina Warbeck, a half wizard, half muggle singer: Celestina Warbeck is one of my favourite ‘off-stage’ characters in […]
Now you know. [Buzzfeed]
For example, do you know where the word “testify” comes from? If you don’t, watch the video to find out! [Buzzfeed]
Real estate Movoto has put together this map based on lthe ocation of people seeding torrent files. It doesn’t show the most-torrented show in each state, but rather the show which was most torrented in a state relative to the national average. It’s surely the first time the words “big bang theory” and “disproportionately popular […]
The latest in a series of near shot-for-shot, stop-motion remakes by YouTube user Kristo499. If it’s anything like previous instalments in the series, you may spot a bonus hidden Gollum somewhere in there. [Kristo499]
Sadly this is just a concept, created by artist Stephen Bryrne, but given the range of media for previous Doctor Who spinoffs, who knows? See more at Stephen’s Facebook page.
We’ve all heard the complaints about the unlikely physique of Lara Croft, but there are certainly plenty of male characters with the type of body you rarely see walking down the street. That’s a topic addressed in this parody of the 5 Seconds of Summer song “She Looks So Perfect.”
Blizzard has confirmed it will meet a request from more than 10,000 World of Warcraft players to add the late Robin Williams as a non-player character. A petition at Change.org explained the relevance of the request: Robin Williams was not only an excellent comedian but also a game enthusiast, he said that he enjoys Warcraft […]
When Lego announced it was launching a series of mini figures of characters from The Simpsons, enthusiast Matt De Lanoy decided they needed an authentic home. Here’s his recreation of Springfield made entirely from Lego bricks. Check out his Flickr page for close-up photos and some of his previous Lego projects.
Dave Clipson has put together a YouTube video showing his attempts at blending the faces of the 13 TV incarnations of the Doctor, culminating in the composite image above. Check out his YouTube channel for similar transformation clips including R2-D2 & C-3PO and a Cyberman & Dalek.
A Chinese cellphone manufacturer has apologized for running a contest that critics described as sexist. OnePlus was promoting the OnePlus One handset, which has had some excellent reviews. It’s an Android-based handset with some high-end specs, being sold to US customers at $299. It looks like that’s a promotional price for the launch period and, […]