Plenty of robot stories deal with the dread of the too-perfect automaton, which overtakes us with its implacable logic and efficiency. But what could be even more disturbing is if robots were programmed to screw up, to make them seem more human. That's the premise of a new stage musical, Sorry Robot.
If you happen to be in Sydney, Australia, and feel the need to catch up on your Doctor Who watching, there's a golden opportunity coming up. Comedian Patrick "Doublethreat" Magee has crafted a show called "Every Episode of Doctor Who Ever Live on Stage," which is just what it sounds like.