The Traveling Show

Doctor Who Series 9My viewing of tonight’s Doctor Who involved an NFL player, the Marines and a “famous” author (who I didn’t know). There were so many comedic road blocks for me to see this episode; my evening should have been title: “Mr. Bean Watches Doctor Who.”

When I say I’m a passionate Doctor Who fan, I mean it. People underestimate me when I say this like I’m sarcastic; I’m not.

I had an important work event tonight away from home. With the time difference, I knew I had to leave by 7:30 pm to make it back to my hotel to watch the episode. This installment carried a higher priority than usual. A main character was rumored to be leaving the show tonight, but this isn’t about that (no spoilers). For me, Doctor Who is what any sports game is to the obsessed sports fan.

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The Social Media Curator

“I could be a curator, I’d be great at curating. I’d be — The Great Curator!”

I’ve been struggling with a better secondary description line for this website/blog. The folks at NPR had the best idea I wish I had thought of calling their Tumblr “The Social Media Desk.” What a brilliant idea! Then I was thinking about my 207 segments and, while I call them trending, they’re really curating social media stories thatI hope will appeal to a wider audience (and not just the social media niche crowd). So that led me to the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special where the tease line of “The Great Curator” came up. Once again Doctor Who insures me. So I’m trying it out for a while: “The Social Media Curator.”