Merinda Brayfield

17 Articles written
I'm a lover of all things fantastical, living in Texas. At least there's NASA. I love to write, get a little bit too enthusiastic about Doctor Who and attend the occasional con. I also love film and media so much I got my degree in it!

Big Finish to present Torchwood Season 5

The last time Torchwood graced the small screen was with Miracle Day, in 2011. The series received mixed reviews from fans, but is part of the...

Doctor Who’s ‘The Pilot’ Refreshes the Show

At long last, after a year and a half and two Christmas specials, Doctor Who has returned. There is perhaps just a bit of...

The Importance of Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I'll start this with a caveat. I'm not the worlds biggest Star Wars fan. I've seen all the movies, read a couple books, but...

Five Things to Look Forward to in Doctor Who Series 10

April 15th brings Doctor Who Series 10. It's been a long time without any fresh Doctor Who. The last episode of Series 9 aired in...

5 Best Short Term Doctor Who Companions

In Doctor Who the Doctor usually travels with one or two regular companions. Doctor Who companions are generally human and more often than not, female. Most of...

John Barrowman: Fifty Years of an Extraordinary Life

John Barrowman is a well known actor, author and singer. He appeared on a few American programs, but first became well known here as Captain...

Big Finish Releases Trailer for The Lives of Captain Jack

Big Finish continues their releases of new material in the Torchwood and Doctor Who universes with The Lives of Captain Jack. Following Captain Jack Harkness across...

Top 5 Forgotten Sci-Fi Shows of the 90s

The 90s were an interesting decade. Technology changed rapidly, Reagan got traded for Clinton with a brief stop at Bush. The economy grew and music went...

Neil Fingleton, Actor and Britain’s Tallest Man Passes Away at 36

Neil Fingleton, the 7 ft 7 in actor, perhaps best known as Mag the Mighty in Game of Thrones, has passed away from heart failure. Fingleton was...

Big Finish Releases John Hurt’s Final Appearance as the War Doctor

John Hurt's recent passing was a blow to all those that loved his work. He appeared in many productions across the years. In Doctor Who's 50th anniversary...

The Tantalizing Potential of BBC Crossovers

There is an old joke about the BBC only having 12 actors, 10 props and 6 sets. That's not entirely true, of course, but it is...

Torchwood: World Without End Announced

John Barrowman has announced Torchwood: World Without End, the first compilation volume of the new Torchwood comic. The story takes place after the events of Torchwood: Miracle Day and...