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Neil Gaiman Is Writing a Doctor Who Episode

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From the mouth of Neil Gaiman himself, as told to SFX magazine:

“Over the years SFX, and its readers and their votes in the polls,
have always been very kind to me. I thought I’d return the favour with
what used to be called, in journalistic circles when I was a boy, a
scoop.

As anyone who’s read my blog knows, I’m a big fan of a certain
long-running British SF TV series. One that started watching — from
behind the sofa — when I was three. And while I know it’s cruel to
make you wait for things, in about 14 months from now, which is to say,
NOT in the upcoming season but early in the one after that, it’s quite
possible that I might have written an episode. And if I had, it would
originally have been called “The House of Nothing”. But it definitely
isn’t called that any more.

Countdown. You’ve got about 14 months.”

FUCK. AND. YES. Pic of a giant Neil Gaiman crouching next to a normal-sized TARDIS or a normal Neil Gaiman holding up a tiny, adorable TARDIS courtesy of Den of Geek.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.