Review: Queers Dig Time Lords
Doctor Who A Day
May 28, 2013
[Captain Jack’s] a major character but he stole the limelight from some of the other issues. You need look no further than the strong essays by Racheline Maltese and Martin Warren to discover everything you ever needed to know about how culturally important he is.
2MTL 309: Meet the Editors and Writers of “Queers Dig Time Lords” (Time Dilation)
Two-Minute Time Lord
May 18, 2013
Queers Dig Time Lords
This Way Down
May 6, 2013
It has analysis and memoir. Both are important, because this book isn’t merely about Doctor Who. It’s about the intersection of Doctor Who with the lives of people who are responding (often strongly) to how it speaks to them. Torchwood gets in-depth attention. That you’d expect, but what did surprise me was that Captain Jack and his show have, without exaggeration, changed people’s lives. Racheline Maltese has a stunning article on exactly that.
“One of the things that’s really cool about TV is so many people are telling the story: the writers, the directors, the actors, the costumers, the set dressers,” says Racheline, a fan who often puts forth Glee analysis on her blog.
“The Boy Who Lived Forever” by Lev Grossman
July 7, 2011
J.K. Rowling probably isn’t going to write any more Harry Potter books. That doesn’t mean there won’t be any more. It just means they won’t be written by J.K. Rowling. Instead they’ll be written by people like Racheline Maltese.
“Absurd, pointed wit rules at Secret Theatre’s ‘Act 5’” by Arlene McKanic
January 20, 2010
The most moving of the plays is Racheline Maltese’s “Dogboy and Justine,” directed by Cash Tilton. Though funny, Maltese’s work has a depth and poignancy that the other plays don’t access.
“Disconcerting Intimacy, with Hugs and Ban-Aids” by Roslyn Solcas
The New York Times
September 10, 2005
… disconcerting intimacy, religious reference and refusal to recognize conventional barriers between performers and audience characterizes the hourlong activities of “Forget Me Not,” which opened P.S. 122’s fall season on Wednesday night.