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Things We Saw Today: Karen Gillan Gets A Social Media Lesson From Arthur Darvill

Things We Saw Today


Yesterday we told you Doctor Who’s Karen Gillan joined Twitter. Today we bring you a delightful creation via the Doctor Who tumblr depicting her lack of social media knowledge and a hard lesson learned thanks to Arthur Darvill. Poor, Karen. Hit the jump for a delightful picture of her and co-star Matt Smith in New York City plus all the other fine things we saw today! 

Aww, buddies!

  • The biography of geneticist and Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock is available for free all weekend for download on the Kindle. It was written by Edith Hope Fine. (via Geek Mom)
  • You might also give this a read: Nicole Allen discusses breaking the digital glass ceiling as a young black woman in tech. (via Beta Beat)

I’m not sure I could bring myself to eat a Sauron Eye cake but it sure does look nice. (via Everything LOTR)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."