Neil Drumming is a filmmaker, screenwriter, and journalist. He is a former staff writer and editor at Entertainment Weekly, and his work has appeared in Wired, The Washington Post, Vibe, Rolling Stone, Essence, and Vanity Fair.
I've already watched three episodes of Doctor Who today. Three! At just under an hour each. I ate lunch in front of the screen, Netflix streaming away. To clarify, I'm talking about the new Doctor Who, relaunched by the BBC in 2005.
I know MF Doom gets a lot of love around these parts. Obviously, Ta-Nehisi's a big fan. I am, as well. Still, the constellation of indie-hop burns bright beyond the masked Villain. I'd like to call attention to the dimming of a once-white-hot star cluster.