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Celebrating 50 Years of Doctor Who in Sacramento

Saturday marked the 50 th Anniversary of Doctor Who . It all started on 23 November 1963 and, interestingly enough, on a Saturday ! William Hartnell played the Doctor. His was a much older Doctor (in appearance at least) than today’s 30-to-40-something looking Doctors. In fact, Hartnell’s Doctor Who had a granddaughter. And so it was this teenage grandchild, Susan (played by Carole Ann Ford), who was the first Who girl or Doctor’s female travel companion.   As part of the worldwide Doctor Who celebration, Sacramento’s Stirling Bridges, a British pub, screened the BBC’s airing of the 50 th anniversary episode on several wide screen televisions throughout the pub. Because I live quite a ways from the pub (which is in east Sacramento, I’m in the west area and so closer to UC Davis) and take public transportation, I was not able to get there in time for the special episode. But yours truly did get there just as they were doing the costume judging and so he saw some fans’ fab cos

Results of "Fool's Illusion" Trick-Or-Treat Giveaway

Because nobody played the Fool's Illusion Trick-or-Treat Giveaway, there is no winner. But it doesn't mean you're all losers! I still want to give away two copies of my book, and so I'm going to decide how to select a lucky winner. Check back here throughout the week to find out how I will be determining that. Until next time . . .