Red Nose Day 09! win some Red Nose goodies

Winners of my Red Nose gear are: Gail, Martha, and Lynn. Thanks to everyone who donated! Remember that sketch from a while back featuring David Tennant as a schoolteacher and Catherine Tate as his annoying student? (You can watch it here.) It’s from the 2007 installment of Comic Relief, a British charity effort to raise … more…

dream cast: hypothetical ‘Taxi’ movie

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to remake an 80s classic TV show or movie with an all-new cast. This week: Taxi, the 1978-83 ABC-then-NBC sitcom about New York City cab drivers and their abusive dispatcher. (If you have a suggestion for an 80s TV show or movie we should play with, feel free … more…

Doctor Who: The Complete Fourth Series (review)

I spent hours this afternoon going through the new *Doctor Who Series 4* DVD set, and I barely even scratched the surface. And still: I think I might have to go lie down for a while. I’ve gotten a bit overexcited, a bit overwhelmed. There’s so much stuff in it, so much beyond just the episodes, that my fangirl gland is overheating.