do Iranians know who Doctor Who is?

I’m catching up with last night’s Keith Olbermann now, and I just heard John Hodgman say that despite the fact that Iranians don’t know who Doctor Who is, they’re nerds because they’re Twittering their revolution. I find this shocking. I can’t believe Iranians don’t know who Doctor Who is. Prove John Hodgman wrong. Someone tell … more…

Keith Olbermann: nuts for teabaggers

I already knew Keith was a geek — every time he makes a Monty Python reference, a dead parrot gets its wings — and hence a hero of mine. But tonight he made what may be his geekiest reference yet. No, it wasn’t about Doctor Who, though I eagerly await that night, but the retelling … more…

dream cast: hypothetical ‘Mork & Mindy’ movie

Shazbot, I’m late this week. But it’s still Thursday, so there’s still time to remake an 80s classic TV show or movie with an all-new cast. This week: Mork & Mindy, the 1978-82 ABC sitcom about the doofiest alien in the universe and the human girl who lets him sleep on her sofa. (If you … more…