In Slate ' s Doctor Who TV Club, Mac Rogers discusses the Doctor's travels via IM every week with the show's bloggers and fans. This week he's chatting about the season finale "The Name of the Doctor" with Phil Sandifer, who writes TARDIS Eruditorum.
Lime blossom and floral notes. Very pretty and light-bodied. Pair with: Asian dishes, spicy foods, sushi, fish, poultry, pork and Skittles. Drink: 2012-2015. 286237 $ 12.95 Score: 88/100
Also try the dry rosé above.
Generous oak and toast on the nose followed by pear and pear aromas. Full-bodied and wonderfully affordable. Pair with roast …
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Inferno , went on sale this week and has already hit No. 1 on 's best-seller list . To mark the occasion, Slate revisits Bryan Curtis' 2006 article about witness statement in a copyright infringement case concerning his earlier novel The . As Curtis writes, the document offers numerous insights into the author's enormous popularity and success. The piece is reprinted below. Codelatest novel,
In Slate 's Star this week, The Wrath of reader poll is handily (and deservedly) walloping every other -based movie. As of this writing, 46.8 percent of respondents prefer the 1982 Shatner-vs.-Montalban showdown to any other cinematic installment in the ever-expanding, Talmudically complex Trek polyverse. ( Khan 's closest competition, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home —the one where the gang travels back in time to save the whales —has garnered less than 10 percent of the vote.)
Today in Slate , why —and why the franchise's natural home is television, not the movies. Below, he ranks the movies and TV shows from best to worst and lists the 10 best episodes, villains, and crew members. is greatexplains just
An observation from Slate senior editor Dan Kois: Nashville has really short scenes. They are walk-into-a-room, say-a-pithy-line, and exit-short. Strum-a-wistful-chord-on-my-guitar-and-cut-to-a-commercial short. My highly unscientific tabulation of scene lengths reveals that the vast majority of the show's scenes end before the two minute mark; meanwhile, a common industry rule-of-thumb for average scene duration is three minutes.