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Owen Quinn

Husband, dad and Ireland's hardest working author, Owen Quinn is currently knee deep in The Time Warriors, arguably the biggest sci-fi epic ever to come out of Ireland. He has an unhealthy interest in Doctor Who, classic TV and Star Wars, he also hangs around with the Emerald Garrison far toooo much. Is it any wonder he fits in at FTN so well? Find Owen at the timewarriors.co.uk

The posts below were all written by Owen Quinn

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Sam Witwer, the man behind Galen Merek, Darth Maul, Doomsday and so much more…

June 16th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

He’s played more roles of importance to the nerd community in the last five years than most actors cover in a year… and man, we’re excited to talk to him. Owen chats to the legend that is Sam Witwer…

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HEROES OF DOCTOR WHO WEEK 33: Camille Coduri as Jackie Tyler

May 28th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

She was Rose’s mother and a woman who fought the Doctor toe-to-toe for the sake of her daughter. This week, in its final entry, Heroes of Doctor Who salutes Jackie Tyler…

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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Christopher Doohan talks to FTN

May 26th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

He is keeping the legacy of his father alive and appearing in Into Darkness… meet the man keeping original Star Trek alive will embracing new Trek, Mr Christopher Doohan…

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HEROES OF DOCTOR WHO WEEK 31: Elizabeth Sladen as Sarah-Jane Smith

May 21st, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

Once again we wander with the Doctor through the many people in his travels who helped define the man, the time traveller and the character. Of all the ones we’ve covered so far, it’s arguable that none have been more important that today’s… You know that old saying you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s […]

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AUDIOBOOK REVIEW: FTN reviews the latest releases from Big Finish

May 20th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

Doctor Who stories House of Cards and The Sands Of Life as well as new standalone adventure Vienna: The Shadowbox all come under our scrutiny this week…

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THE FTN BLOG (20/05/13)

May 20th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

THE FTN BLOG: Everyone is talking about the history that was made as Doctor Who completed its fiftieth year on TV… was the name of the Doctor revealed? If you haven’t seen it yet don’t read this as Owen really gets his teeth in. Still, what’s in a name?

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The first question, the oldest question… when did we first ask Doctor Who?

May 18th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

DOCTOR WHO? Doctor Who makes history today and asks the first question, the question that must never be answered… Doctor Who? On historical day, Owen looks at the history of the question and asks why it’s so important…

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THE BIG INTERVIEW: We chat to horror icon and sex symbol Adrienne Barbeau

May 18th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

She’s an acclaimed TV and film actress, she’s the voice of Catwoman and so many popular videogame characters and she’s also a talented writer. We speak to the lovely and talented Adrienne Barbeau…

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PARANORMAL PONDERINGS: Amityville ‘Ghost Boy’ picture still baffles to this day…

May 17th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

PARANORMAL PONDERINGS: Despite the event being called in to doubt, one piece of evidence of the Amityville haunting still remains puzzling… A picture taken one evening while the house was almost empty that clearly depicts… a ghost boy?

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AUDIOBOOK REVIEW: FTN reviews Big Finish’s four new Doctor Who releases for this month

May 17th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

Colin Baker, Tom Baker and Peter Davison return in four new Big Finish adventures: Spaceport Fear, Elrad Must Die, The Justice Of Jalxar and War Against The Laan

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HEROES OF DOCTOR WHO WEEK 30: by Richard Franklin as Mike Yates

May 14th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

One of the Doctor’s greatest regrets… find out why…

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THE FTN BLOG (13/05/13)

May 13th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

THE FTN BLOG: Owen has a bit of a gripe this week… seems he feels himself and the rest of the Avengers, sorry Nerds, are getting a raw deal, but never fear, he has a plan! It really seems money even makes the nerd go round…

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THE BIG INTERVIEW: FTN chats to Anneke Wills, Polly from Doctor Who

May 11th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

She was the first companion to witness the regeneration of the first Doctor into the second and she’s still a fan favourite today. FTN is delighted to chat to Polly, the lovely Anneke Wills

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PARANORMAL PONDERINGS: Australian Giant Lizards

May 11th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

PARANORMAL PONDERINGS: Imagine coming across a lizard 30 foot long a able to bite you in two. Scary? Sounds like a dinosaur, right? Well stories persist to this day of these things walking the Australian outlands….

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John Hurt confirmed as The Doctor in 50th Anniversay episode

May 9th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

So, we have a third confirmed Time Lord….

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COMIC BOOK REVIEW: FTN reviews The Beast of Wolfe’s Bay

May 9th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

A comic based on the Sasquatch story? Owen checks it out…

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HEROES OF DOCTOR WHO WEEK 29: Jacqueline King as Sylvia Noble

May 7th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

She may not have been a companion, but as the mother of Donna Noble, Sylvia Noble had no choice but become important in the grand scheme of the Who universe…

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DVD PREVIEW: Doctor Who: The Visitation

May 5th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

With the DVD release tomorrow (May 6th, 2013) Owen looks back at what he considers a classic story from the Doctor Who archives…

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PARANORMAL PONDERINGS: The Dover Demon

May 3rd, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

PARANORMAL PONDERINGS: Over the space of 25 hours in 1977 something was spotted in Dover, Massachussetts, that terrified three separate groups. Something unknown that remains a famous study in cryptozoology…

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Jurassic Park set to return home?

May 3rd, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

Welcome… to Jurassic Park. Well, Isla Nublar….

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