Endorsements for Boston City Council, 2017

Endorsements for Boston City Council, 2017

Following my Mayor of Boston post is the separate yet equally powerful list of endorsements for Boston City Council. Endorsements for open seats: Jack Kelly III, District 1 The first time I had the opportunist to meet Jack Kelly was during his run for At-Large City Council back in 2013. After hearing speak about his … Continue reading

Endorsement for Mayor Marty Walsh, 2017

Endorsement for Mayor Marty Walsh, 2017

Having supported him in the past, it is with great pleasure to support Mayor Marty Walsh for re-election this time around as well. Before I get to the good, I’d prefer to talk about the bad. When it came to the Boston 2024 Partnership, which would bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston. I maintain my … Continue reading

On Sex and the City

On Sex and the City

Growing up, I always had a soft spot for the Sex and the City TV series, and there were many reasons for that. According to the The Telegraph article, “Why do women love ‘Sex And The City’?“: It was 1998 and I was 29 when Sex And The City first aired on Channel 4. Like every woman … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Eleventh Hour

A Special Look at: The Eleventh Hour

Continuing directly from The End of Time is The Eleventh Hour, which is the first full story to feature the Eleventh Doctor along with the number of the incarnation of the Doctor being directly referred to in the title. Additionally, this is Steven Moffat’s debut as the new showrunner, new title sequence, and TARDIS interior. … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Planet of the Dead

A Special Look at: Planet of the Dead

Continuing from The Next Doctor is Planet of the Dead, the first Easter Special in Doctor Who. Additionally, the episode features Michelle Ryan (Merlin) as one- off companion, Lady Christina de Souza. This special would be followed by The Waters of Mars, and The End of Time. According to The A.V. Club review: Notably, “Planet … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Next Doctor

A Special Look at: The Next Doctor

Continuing from The Christmas Invasion, The Runaway Bride, and Voyage of the Damned is The Next Doctor, the first entirely stand-alone Christmas Special without any elements continuing from the previous story. This would continue during the Moffat Era with A Christmas Carol, The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe, Last Christmas, and The Husbands of … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Voyage of the Damned

A Special Look at: Voyage of the Damned

Continuing from The Christmas Invasion and The Runaway Bride is Voyage of the Damned, which features the first time a companion of the Doctor dies in the revived series. It also marks the first appearance of Wilfred Mott, who would return during Series 4 and The End of Time. Regarding one-off companion, Astrid Peth, I … Continue reading

A Special Look at: Horror of Fang Rock

A Special Look at: Horror of Fang Rock

Horror of Fang Rock is one of the best classic Doctor Who stories that I know, and serves as the only time that the Ruton Host – who have engaged in a millennia-long war with the Sontarans – actually appear. Despite being produced under showrunner Graham Williams, known for such stories as The Pirate Planet, … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Runaway Bride

A Special Look at: The Runaway Bride

Continuing from The Christmas Invasion is The Runaway Bride, marking the first change of companion since the revival had begun while simultaneously introduction the concept of the “one-off” companion. Although the character of Donna was originally only intended for this story, should would later return as a full-time companion during Series 4. According to The … Continue reading

On Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

On Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

Serving as part of the DC Animated Film Universe (Batman vs Robin, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract, Batman: Under the Red Hood, Superman vs the Elite, Justice League vs Teen Titans, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, All-Star Superman, Batman: Bad Blood, Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman, Justice League: Gods and Monsters, Justice League Dark, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, Batman: The … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Ambassadors of Death

A Special Look at: The Ambassadors of Death

Continuing from The Silurians is The Ambassadors of Death, which features the first instance of the Doctor going out into space without his TARDIS. It also features the first time the TARDIS console is seen removed entirely from the TARDIS, which will become important in the following story, Inferno. According to the Cathode Ray Tube … Continue reading

A Special Look at: The Green Death

A Special Look at: The Green Death

The Green Death is the final story to feature companion, Jo Grant (whose tenure began during Terror of the Autons). In the following serial, and Season 11 premiere, Sarah Jane Smith would be introduced in The Time Warrior, however, Jo would return in The Sarah Jane Adventures story, “Death of the Doctor.” After mentioning Metebelis III … Continue reading