Jason P. Vest

Jason P. Vest is professor of English in the University of Guam’s Division of English & Applied Linguistics. He is the author of four books: Future Imperfect: Philip K. Dick at the Movies (Praeger Press, 2007 and Bison Books, 2009); The Postmodern Humanism of Philip K. Dick (Scarecrow Press, 2009); “The Wire,” “Deadwood,” “Homicide,” and “NYPD Blue”: Violence is Power (Praeger Press, 2010); and Spike Lee: Finding the Story and Forcing the Issue (Praeger Press, 2014). He lives and works in Mangilao, Guam.

Posts by Jason P. Vest

The New Who: Off to the Races

Doctor Who, “The Ghost Monument.” Series 11, Episode 2. Written by Chris Chibnall. Directed by Mark Tonderai. Starring Jodie Whittaker, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, and Bradley Walsh. Guest Starring Shaun Dooley, Susan Lynch, and Art Malik. 49 minutes. Original broadcast 14 October 2018.   As Doctor Who’s Series 11 unfolds, showrunner Chris Chibnall is following […]

The New Who: I’m In Love with Her and I Feel Fine

Editor’s note: This post inaugurates the first in a series of 11 reviews of the recent reboot of Doctor Who, cast with a female doctor.   Doctor Who, “The Woman Who Fell to Earth.” Series 11, Episode 1. Written by Chris Chibnall. Directed by Jamie Childs. Starring Jodie Whittaker, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, and Bradley […]