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Diverse Companions, Doctors You Might Miss; Catching Up on Titan's new <em>Doctor Who</em> Comics

Diverse Companions, Doctors You Might Miss; Catching Up on Titan's new Doctor Who Comics

By Ryan BrittAugust 29, 2014
This week, Titan Comics releases a new issue for  Doctor Who comics line, which, in October will notably feature the first ongoing comic book starring the new 12th Doctor. (Still feels weird calling him that!) But, for fans who are still missing both David Tennant and Matt ... More  →
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Taking in Doctor Who's "Deep Breath"

By Ryan BrittAugust 25, 2014
Back when Doctor Who’s titular leading man was played by David Tennant, he romantically rode a horse into Versailles, and flippantly told the King of France “I’m the Lord of Time.”  Today, the Doctor is no longer dashing-dorky David Tennant, nor is he flappy-armed one-liner ... More  →
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Other Beastly Voices Cumberbatch Should Do

Other Beastly Voices Cumberbatch Should Do

By Ryan BrittAugust 19, 2014
Today, it’s been announced that Benedict Cumberbatch will providing the voice of Sher Khan; the infamous Tiger from The Jungle Book. This film will be the directorial debut of Andy Serkis (Caesar!) and will be in competition with a different Jungle Book, featuring the More  →
He's a Comin': Predictions for Peter Capaldi's <em>Doctor Who</em> Debut
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He's a Comin': Predictions for Peter Capaldi's Doctor Who Debut

By Ryan BrittAugust 19, 2014
By the end of this week, Doctor Who fans everywhere will officially get their first full adventure with Peter Capaldi as the new incarnation of the Doctor. Advanced screenings around the world have already started happening, so some people already know exactly what magic PCaps ... More  →

Sci-fi/Fantasy Shows With Terrible Pilot Episodes

By Ryan BrittAugust 13, 2014
You might love a certain show, cosplay as all the characters, and have infinite conversations with your friends about the top 5 or 10 or 50 best episodes. But what you might not know is that some of your favorite TV series started off on ... More  →
Sci-fi/Fantasy Shows With Terrible Pilot Episodes

6 Future Fails of the 1990s

By Ryan BrittAugust 13, 2014
Though popular science fiction and fantasy will always have a hard time getting over the 80s (Tron, most of the Star Wars movies, all the good Star Trek ones, E.T.), the 90s left an even stranger mark on our shared futurist consciousness. And like most decades of imagin More  →
6 Future Fails of the 1990s

The Best, Worst, and Wibbly-Wobbliest Doctor Who Episodes to Star a Brand-New Doctor

By Ryan BrittAugust 12, 2014
In less than two weeks, Doctor Who will return with a new actor — Peter Capaldi — playing the daring/dashing/sometimes nutso good-guy alien from Gallifrey. And in the long history of the show, the Doctor has changed actors a bunch, meaning these first steps in ... More  →
The Best, Worst, and Wibbly-Wobbliest <em>Doctor Who</em> Episodes to Star a Brand-New Doctor
What Makes a Trilogy Tick? An Interview With Lev Grossman

What Makes a Trilogy Tick? An Interview With Lev Grossman

By Ryan BrittAugust 5, 2014
To celebrate Barnes & Noble's Get Pop Cultured, MindHut writer Ryan Britt sat down with Lev Grossman, author of the Magician series, to talk about his upcoming book, Magician's Land, and what exactly makes a sci-fi or fantasy trilogy work. ... More  →
About the Author
Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt's writing has appeared with The New York Times, Omni Reboot, Tor.com, Clarkesworld, Crossed Genres, Story Magazine, The MindHut and elsewhere. He's performed stories on stage with The Moth, The Liar Show, and is the curator of two reading series; Lust for Genre and The HiFi Reading Series. He teaches at The Gotham Writers' Workshop and lives in New York City. Follow him on Twitter @ryancbritt.

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