Monday, April 9, 2012

Dr. Who in NYC!

Make tracks with the Last of the Time Lords right here in NYC with a
Paley Center screening, an actual Tardis in Brooklyn, and plenty of Dr. Who merchandise near Union Square!

Tuesday April 10, 2012
From the Paley Center website:
"Doctor Who: How It All Began—An Evening with Waris Hussein"7:00 pm
In-person Waris Hussein, Director, "An Unearthly Child” Moderator: Barnaby Edwards, President, Doctor Who New York.

Climb into your TARDIS and travel back in time with us to November 23, 1963, to hear all about the making of "An Unearthly Child,” the very first Doctor Who episode ever aired, from the man who brought it to life, director Waris Hussein, who will recall what it was like being part of the creation of television’s longest-running science fiction series. In addition to a discussion and Q&A, the evening will include the screening of the episode, with live commentary provided by Hussein. After the event, the director will participate in an autograph session with attendees. (Autograph Policy: Waris will sign a personal item for $20 each. He will also have pictures available for signing at $20 each, which will be signed for free.)
Tickets on sale now. Co-presented with Who York and New York Comic Con Paley Center, 25 West 52 Street bet Fifth and Sixth Avenues, Cost: Members:$15 General Public: $20, buy tkts here.

Broooklyn Tardis
I hear 'tis bigger on the inside than it is on the outside! The Way Station has apparently installed a Tardis as bathroom in their Brooklyn bar. The bar also hosts screenings and trivia nights perfect for you inner geek (i.e. The Evil Dead.) Follow their blog for upcoming events! Obv it's free to use the bathroom, but you may want knock back a drink while you're there! Way Station, 683 Washington Ave., bet Prospect and St. Mark's.

Forbidden Planet
Comic book store near Union Square stocked with all things Dr. Who: DVD's, CD's, graphic novels, action figures of various Dr. incarnations as well as villains from the series including daleks, Cybermen, and Weeping Angels prop replicas such as a sonic screwdriver, a mini-Tardis, and a Nano recorder, novelty items such as clocks and web cameras, banks, watches, a Tardis ice bucket, coffee mugs, magazines, and T-shirts with pictures of Daleks and the Tardis on them. Forbidden Planet is located at 840 Broadway and is open:
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Who York
Obsess over all things Who-verse with fellow fans at events hosted by group Who York. For more info and to join go here!

And if you still need more Dr. Who in your life check out the essay collection Chicks dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It. Buy it here!

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