R. Alan Siler is a life-long geek and musician. He’s been a KISS fan since 1977, a Saturday Night Live fan since 1978, a Star Trek fan since 1982, a Doctor Who fan since 1983, and a fan of sci-fi movies from such an early age that he’d never be able to put a date to it. He’s the founder of a Doctor Who fan club, the Atlanta Gallifreyans, and co-founder in 2005 of an Atlanta-based Doctor Who convention, TimeGate (www.timegatecon.org). He’s the author of Doctor Who’s Greatest Hits: An Unauthorized Guide to the Best Stories From Time and Space (kOZMIC Press, 2015, 978-0692504253) and a contributing author to More Doctor Who and Philosophy (Open Court Press, 2015, 978-0812699005) edited by Courtland Lewis and Paula Smithka. As a drummer and percussionist he’s played in numerous orchestras, jazz combos, folk groups and rock bands, including a KISS tribute band.