By Adam Esquenazi Douglas
I have a confession.
Hello, my name is Adam Esquenazi Douglas…and I have never watched Doctor Who.
Yes, yes, I know, my geek credibility is now totally suspect. I willingly admit my crime and expect to be punished to the fullest extent of the law of pop-culturalism. If that means I have to wait to read The Winds of Winter two weeks after its release, so be it, but the fact remains: I am a Doctorless patient.
I grew up exploring the universe with the crew of the Enterprise or making the (totally not like dusting crops) jump to lightspeed with Han and Co., but Who never landed the Tardis in my backyard. Sure, I’d heard of the show, but my true geek adolescence was during the dark ages of no Hulu and when Netflix was by mail only. I wanted to enter the police box, but I wasn’t able to pull hard enough.
Now in this modern age with new-fangled modern marvels of online entertainment and whatnot, I can have all the Who I can eat. And for a show that’s been running twenty-six seasons strong, that’s some feast. And while Whovians far and wide all agree the show should be watched, they can’t quite agree where exactly to start, or, especially, who’s truly Who. Continue Reading »