I never would have imagined in a million years that I would become a Doctor Who fan, but here I am, sitting here like a friggin’ monkey banging on my phone, attempting to figure out how to change my cellphone ringer to the TARDIS landing/taking off whoosh noise (update: I successfully figured it out AND added a Baker-era and Tennant-era theme ringtone as well- don’t ask me how I did, I have no idea) .
I’ll be honest- I’m a newbie fan. I recall reading about Doctor Who in the nerdy sci-fi magazines I purchased in the 90s due to my love for The X-files, but I have little experience with the series from 1963-2005 and have only watched the the series pertaining to the Ninth and Tenth Doctors (Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant). And up until last week, I enjoyed Eccleston more than Tennant (which lead to a public shaming from many of my Doctor Who-loving friends). Now that I’ve completed the end of Tennant’s second season, I’ll admit that he appeals to my feminine senses. When Tennant (more…)