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Simon Pegg on Twitter: Geek Girls

At this point, it’s been a couple weeks (or something?) since Simon Pegg got into an argument with a feminist on Twitter. The feminist, Courtney Stoker, posted most of the conversation. I’m sure everyone has basically forgotten about it, as is the nature of the internet.

The tenth Doctor aiming the blue LED on his sonic screwdriver

The U.K.’s Sonic Screwdriver Prototype and What It Means for You as a Person

You know what would be great?  If I could unscrew things without using my arm to apply the torque.  You know what would also be great?  If I could have some surgery done on a part that’s inside my body without doctors having to slice through the other bits of …

Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Singing the Praises of December 23 Edition

Well hello to you, dear Teen Skepchick readers! I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we’re getting pretty close to Christmas, the quasi-religious day of the year when it’s totally OK to surrender your self-control to avarice and gluttony! What’s not to love?

Pop Culture

It’s TARDIS Day, People!

Hey nerds! On this day 48 years ago, BBC time travel show Doctor Who premiered. The first episode was titled, “An Unearthly Child” and, as The Los Angeles Times points out, that episode has been reworked by Whovians and posted to YouTube. Sometimes I love the Internet. You can watch …

Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension of Disbelief: The Doctor’s Wife

Suspension of Disbelief is a weekly feature, in which we review movies, books, TV shows, and other popular culture for the skeptical teen. TV Show Title: Doctor Who Episode Name: The Doctor’s Wife Genre: British Sci-Fi Writer: Neil Gaiman Rating: 4.5 out of 5 TARDISes