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Jordan Alperstein

Jordy is a college student majoring in English literature and minoring in communications studies. When she isn't attending concerts, she's watching way too much TV for her own good and fangirling over Captain Swan. Jordy is a self-proclaimed optimist and bookworm, and she's a sucker for fantasy, superheroes, and good old-fashioned villains.

‘The Defenders’ review

Season 1 of The Defenders is available on Netflix August 18. Fair warning: This review will not be entirely spoiler-free, but I will keep spoilers to a minimum. Read at your own risk. The Defenders is a textbook Netflix Marvel show. It has everything we’ve grown to expect from these shows, including plenty of street fights, […]

‘Will’ recap: 1×07, “What Dreams May Come”

Will recap: Season 1, Episode 7, “What Dreams May Come,” Aired August 14, 2017 This episode had no shortage of inner turmoil, as both Will and Alice try to deal with the fallout of Will’s confrontation from the last episode. Alice attempts to find stability with the help of Southwell. Meanwhile, Topcliffe goes on a rampage. […]

‘Will’ on TNT: The story so far

Let me start by saying that I am a Shakespeare nerd. I read his plays and sonnets for fun, and I genuinely enjoy them. So, of course, I was extremely excited to hear that a show about the Bard was out there. After quickly finding out that no one else I know was watching it, […]

The story continues for the Doctor’s daughter

I’ve noticed that a lot of Whovians are obsessed with “The Doctor’s Daughter.” Besides seeing the episode talked about all over the Internet, I attended a Peter Davison panel at a Doctor Who convention and a good number of questions were about the episode even though he wasn’t even a part of it. For all […]

The Thirteenth Doctor is…

It is officially the end of the Twelfth. The Thirteenth Doctor was announced in a short video after Wimbledon this morning. The new Doctor is female! Our new Doctor, number 13, is *drumroll please* Jodie Whittaker! After a brief look through her IMDb page, the only stand-out title on there (for me) was Broadchurch, where […]

Grading season 10 of ‘Doctor Who’

Greetings, Whovians! I hope you’re all surviving the hiatus so far. The wait from now until Christmas couldn’t be any longer, but season 10 gave us plenty to talk about for the next 163 days. While we wait, and since I’m still reeling from that season finale, let’s take some time to look back and […]

‘Doctor Who’ season 10 finale recap: 10×12 “The Doctor Falls”

Doctor Who season 10 finale recap: Season 10, Episode 12, “The Doctor Falls” Aired July 1, 2017 This week’s episode was an emotional rollercoaster. We witnessed fear, mania, upset, glee, relief, and suspense. For anyone who survived that ride, let’s break open a pack of Jelly Babies and talk this through together. Here are the highlights […]

5 Reasons everyone loves Bill Potts on ‘Doctor Who’

Season 10 of Doctor Who gifted us with a new companion. After the departure of Clara Oswald, Whovians were hesitant to let a new companion into their hearts, but Pearl Mackie’s portrayal of Bill Potts won people over immediately. If you’re still undecided, or just want to celebrate the amazingness that is Bill, here are […]

‘Doctor Who’ recap: 10×11 “World Enough and Time”

Doctor Who recap: Season 10, Episode 11, “World Enough and Time,” Aired June 24, 2017 This week we learn The Doctor’s real name is “Doctor Who,” we get a large dose of emotion from both Bill and The Doctor, and we finally get a proper scare in the form of the chilling Mondasian Cybermen. Here is […]

‘Doctor Who’ recap: 10×10 “The Eaters of Light”

Doctor Who recap: Season 10, Episode 10, “The Eaters of Light,” Aired June 17, 2017 This week we ventured to ancient Scotland. Nardole sported a bright orange robe, The Doctor and Bill settled an intellectual dispute, and Bill learned about the TARDIS translation matrix. Also, there was no mention of Rory – how disappointing. Regardless of […]

‘Doctor Who’ recap: 10×09 “Empress of Mars”

Doctor Who recap: Season 10, Episode 9, “Empress of Mars,” Aired June 10, 2017 Happy Saturday, Whovians! Tonight’s episode, written by Mark Gatiss, had a friendly Ice Warrior butler, feminist bonding, and a classic Who reference. After a huge three-part story, this episode was largely standalone. Here are our top takeaways from “Empress of Mars.” […]

‘Doctor Who’ recap: 10×08 “The Lie of the Land”

Doctor Who recap: Season 10, Episode 8, “The Lie of the Land,” Aired June 3, 2017 Hello! Jordy here, standing in for resident Whovian Tamar, who is hopefully having the best time on her vacation. Tonight’s episode has gotten mixed reviews since it aired in the UK, but I certainly enjoyed it. Here are our highlights […]

8 Reasons why you should binge watch ‘Merlin’ on Netflix

It’s hard to talk to fangirls and fanboys today without hearing at least one mention of BBC’s Merlin. Perhaps you’ve wanted to watch it but just needed that extra push to actually make yourself do it. We’ve all been there. Take this as your sign. Here’s a list of some of the many, many reasons Merlin […]