Posts Tagged ‘doctor who’


Skepticism ran through me like wild fire as the air date for the new season of Doctor Who came closer with each day. I began to dislike where Moffat was taking the series ever since the middle of series 6 with Matt Smith. Smith did a brilliant Doctor. The problem was that Moffat seemed to have no clue where to take the series.

Now, we have a new Doctor, Peter Capaldi. Moffat says that he will bring in more elements of the classic Who series as he writes for the newest regeneration of the 2000 plus year old Time Lord…

But, have we, in this first seasons episode, seen elements of the classic Doctor’s?  (more…)

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Matt Smith Omni-Tool

Because we had so much fun with the first Uncommon Geek “Top 5” list, we have decided to re-visit the idea! This time, Mr. Uncommon Geek and Neo are going in-depth, on what each considers to be the 5 greatest gadgets in science fiction! (more…)

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“Enjoy your burrito!”

This phrase has found its way into geek culture thanks to Chris Hardwick and The Nerdist podcast. If you haven’t heard of it, you need to take a listen!

But, what exactly does it mean? Obviously if you’re eating a burrito, you enjoy eating them. But, it goes deeper than getting double chicken at your local burrito establishment. It is a metaphor for life. (more…)

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This weeks episode features a special guest star whom I have known for a long time: My good friend and hardcore Doctor Who fan Dustin Pence!

Blog Monkey Neo, Dustin, Mrs. Uncommon Geek and myself sit down with freshly brewed coffee and talk about everyone’s favorite Time Lord and where we feel the series is going in general!

Note: This episode was recorded BEFORE the Christmas special!

Loyal listeners! Feast your listening portals on an overly nerdcore episode of The Uncommon Geek podcast! Listen in suspense as I go into a 10 minute speech that went from what I think should happen to The Doctor when he finds Gallifrey turns into a rant about a Star Trek-Star Wars crossover! For this is Episode 8 of The Uncommon Geek podcast!

Today’s episode once again features Victory Road! The song you hear is “Gilmore Takes the Gold” from the ‘Forever The Optimist’ album which you can buy on Bandcamp at http://v-road.bandcamp.com/ along with his other albums and projects! And remember, his work is licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported Licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/) And check out Creativecommons.org for more info!

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Warning: If you have not see the Doctor Who 50th special and do not like spoilers, please stop reading, go watch it, then come back. You have been warned!

Time Lords of Gallifrey. Daleks of Skaro. I serve notice on you all. Too long have I stained my hand. No more. Today, you leave me no choice. Today, this war will end. No more.” -The Doctor

Doctor Who. The show started in 1963 and has been going almost non-stop for 50 years and 4 days at the time of this posting. Never before in television history has a shows anniversary been so looked forward to by so many fans worldwide. And what made this anniversary even more special is the fact that it was broadcast on the exact same calendar day as the shows original first viewing! (more…)

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