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Sunday, February 18 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
And We're Happy You're Glad

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The classic run of Doctor Who often steered toward social commentary, everything from British entry into the common market to overpopulation, out of control pollution and television violence. And nowhere is that more exemplified by the McCoy era story The Happiness Patrol, from a polarizing and oppressive government to the idea that anything less than total happiness is problematic, the story is certainly as relevant today as it has ever been. This will be an undoubtedly politically-charged panel, given the subject matter, and that’s fine… so be warned.

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Panelists
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Clay Dockery

co-founder, Coal Hill A/V Club
Clay is the co-founder of Coal Hill, Inc. a non-profit that creates content and performances for conventions accross the country, he is a co-host of the Coal Hill A/V Club podcast with Stephen Webb and Andy Hicks, and is the co-editor of Why I Geek: An Anthology of Fandom Origin Stories... Read More →
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Andy Hicks

Producer, WGBH/Coal Hill AV Club
Born 15 miles from the setting of The Witch Hunters, and raised in the wilderness years by the Wolves of Fenric in the shadow of the Haystack Observatory, Andy learned of the Doctor through faded VHS memories and static-filled broadcasts from the north. He now co-hosts and produces... Read More →
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Stephen Webb

Coal Hill A/V Club

Sunday February 18, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Program D

Attendees (47)