For those who didn't know, this is an indirect allusion to the 'Ancient Spacemen' hypothesis bandied about by the likes of Erich Von Daniken. What it doesn't allude to, of course, is the faintly sinister racist pseudo-science, occultism and quasi-fascism that underpinned these 'theories'. For further reading on the… » 10/27/14 6:59am Monday 6:59am

Sort-of academic, sort-of author; done lots of opinion piece and music journalism; goes to boxing lessons as a sort of personal scourging rather than for the fun of it; has a Tyranid army they keep forgetting to paint; has the same relationship with Doctor Who that Tottenham Hotspurs fans have with their club; should… » 10/15/14 2:40pm 10/15/14 2:40pm

The Twelfth Doctor isn't wrong in what he does - his actions are dictated by necessity, but he doesn't sugar coat them either. That's what Clara, and a fair few viewers, find hard to accept. Nor is he an addict - he makes the choices because he's the only one who can, and I wonder if he's trying to teach Clara this,… » 10/12/14 5:24am 10/12/14 5:24am