In no small measure inspired by BBC America's Canadian-produced tricky and fun new series Orphan Black, which centers heavily on cloning what-ifs, I came back to this simmering question (thanks, TV!) -- why not cloning?
Though there's been a bit of a vacuum in genealogical programming in the U.S. over the last year or so, that's happily about to change. First up is Christopher Guest and Jim Piddock's mockumentary series, Family Tree.
In the newsroom, we always emphasize the importance of making human connections in every piece -- that's how we bring faraway stories home. But with the Marathon bombings we all became a part of the story.
In this episode we just get to know Clara better: She's definitely headstrong and brave, but also a tad naive, since she needed to actually see dead bodies before she realized how dangerous traveling with the Doctor can be. I'm sure this experience isn't one she's going to shake off quickly.
Rest assured, I would certainly never advise anyone to talk down to his or her parents. Why I chose to address the issue is simple: Sex is different today than it was in the past and it will continue to change with the times.
You know you've arrived when you've been mocked by Christopher Guest. Guest, who has a gift for putting peculiar subcultures under a microscope, has set his sights on genealogy with Family Tree, a series coming to HBO and BBC2 shortly.