I feel a bit overwhelmed that so many have quoted me…. although not always in context.
Looking around the internet in the past few weeks seems to show a lot of people supporting my viewpoint.
Many sources are reporting Doctor Who’s ratings as seriously dropping, and for the exact same reason I mentioned before…. the show is becoming PC…[Read more]
I just watched the episode again.
While it had its moments, some of them quite good, I just can’t say that it was a very good episode. Perhaps a “Very Important” or “Very Special” episode, but really not that good overall. Try watching it again and forgetting, for the moment, the racially-charged setting.
Look at it simply as a story.
Every c…[Read more]
First of all… let me make clear that I do not come from a “place of privilege”.
I’m black, and originally from West Philly…. and not the good part, either.
My point was that it is not a particularly cost-effective idea to make every episode a “very special episode”.
It wasn’t the message itself that bothered me. It was the complete lack of subtlety.
I’m not sure how to say this without causing a tsunami of nasty responses, but…. here goes…
I’ve been a Whovian since way back in the Patrick Traughton days.
I have no problem with a female Doctor, and I think Jodie Whitaker is doing a pretty good job so far.
But do we really need the heavy-handed “social justice” narrative?
It seemed like…[Read more]