Matthew Kresal

Matthew Kresal was born and raised in North Alabama though he never developed a Southern accent. His essays have been featured in numerous books and his first piece of fiction was published in the anthology Blood, Sweat, And Fears in 2016.

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'Doctor Who: The Eyeless' Review
19 days ago
The return of Doctor Who to our screens in 2005 meant an end to fifteen years of ongoing literary adventures for the Time Lord. Though the novels spawned during that period were always technically "TV...
'Doctor Who': "Old Soldiers" Review
20 days ago
Between 2007 and 2014 (and the occasional release since), Big Finish Productions released an extraordinary range of Doctor Who stories. Focused on the first four Doctors, the Companion Chronicles focu...
'Doctor Who': "Arachnids In The UK" Review
20 days ago
Warning: Potential spoilers for the episode below. Having established the new look, feel, and tone of the series, and a noteworthy trip back to 1955 Alabama, showrunner Chris Chibnall takes his TARDIS...
'Doctor Who': "Rosa" Review
a month ago
When Doctor Who began in 1963, its creators intended for it to be at least semi-educational. Indeed, it was part of the reason why time travel became a part of the show's fabric with historical advent...
'Doctor Who': Revisiting "The Web of Fear"
a month ago
Five years. It was just five years ago that "The Web of Fear" was one of several mostly wiped stories featuring Patrick Troughton's Doctor. Dramatically, and seemingly overnight, that changed. The ser...
'Doctor Who': "Max Warp" Review
a month ago
Across more than a half-century of storytelling, Doctor Who has found time to homage and spoof a little bit of anything and everything. From Gothic tales like Frankenstein to British icons such as Qua...