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Traveling the Vortex

Traveling the Vortex
Description:
A podcast dedicated to the show Doctor Who with a perspective from two Midwest United States fans, and one person being introduced to the Doctor for the first time.

Homepage: http://travelingthevortex.com/

RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/travelvortex?format=xml

Traveling the Vortex Statistics
Episodes:
443
Average Episode Duration:
1:26:46
Longest Episode Duration:
3:39:04
Total Duration of all Episodes:
26 days, 16 hours, 36 minutes and 31 seconds
Earliest Episode:
20 May 2018 (10:27am GMT)
Latest Episode:
16 May 2018 (2:06am GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
6 days, 1 hour, 33 minutes and 27 seconds

Traveling the Vortex Episodes

  • Episode 382 - The End of the Beginning

    16 May 2018 (2:06am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 51 minutes and 41 seconds

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    This week we finish with the “New Beginnings” box set with the Fifth Doctor story Castrovalva, rounding out our reviews of all available Doctor Who television stories. Find out what we thought of the story as well as the overall story arc as a whole.

    Plus, this week’s news including a new Thirteenth Doctor short story and a new story surrounding the upcoming game, Doctor Who Infinity from Tiny Rebel Games.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 381 - The Moment Has Been Prepared For

    8 May 2018 (3:33am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes and 18 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast we look at the middle part of the “New Beginnings” box set and say goodbye to the Fourth Doctor with our review of Logopolis. Find out what we, and more importantly, perhaps, what Keith thought of the story.

    Also, more news about Candy Jar Books’ Lethbridge-Stewart series five. Plus, more goodies coming soon from Big Finish.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 380 - The Beginning of the End

    3 May 2018 (4:32am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 52 minutes and 20 seconds

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    It’s been a long time coming, but we have finally decided to let Keith watch the stories contained in the New Beginnings box set. We start this week with our review of the Fourth Doctor story, The Keeper of Traken. Find out what we thought.

    Also, an update from our friends at Candy Jar Books. Plus, news from the theater with the announcement of a Classic Doctor Who story coming to cinemas.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 379 - Whobots: The Artificial Lifeforms of Doctor Who

    25 April 2018 (4:02pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 12 seconds

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    In this week’s show we step away from our usual format and bring the topic around to a discussion about the robots of Doctor Who. Find out what we think are good and bad representations of robots in the series and what makes for a good “Whobot”

    Also, we look at some news of the week, including news from Big Finish and Candy Jar Books.

    Plus, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 378 - Infinity Stones Ripoff

    18 April 2018 (3:39am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 44 seconds

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    It’s back to Big Finish for the Vortex Boys as we look at #96 Valhalla from the Monthly Range.

    Then we go back a few years with a review of the Titan Comics miniseries Ghost Stories issues 1-4.

    Hear our impressions of these offerings.

    Plus, news from our friends at Tiny Rebel Games with an announcement of a new Doctor Who themed game. Also, a guest announcement from Britishfest.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 377 - Spooky Little Doll

    12 April 2018 (2:47pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 39 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we examine the book, Lethbridge-Stewart: A Very Private Haunting by Sharon Bidwell. Find out what we think of this installment in the series from Candy Jar Books.

    Also, we talk a little about the trailer to the upcoming Star Wars film, Solo.

    And, we tackle some of the news from the week.

    Enjoy!

    And, sorry for the delay!



  • Episode 376 - What Virus Arc?

    4 April 2018 (3:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 43 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we finish, maybe, the “Virus Arc” set forth in Big Finish’s Main Range with #102b Mission of the Viyrans. But first we review the Fifth Doctor story #102a The Mind’s Eye. Find out what we thought.

    Also, Shaun and Glenn talk a little about the newly released Ready Player One with a spoiler-free review of the movie.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 375 - From the Coast to the Highlands

    28 March 2018 (2:48pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 45 minutes and 25 seconds

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    Glenn returns for this week’s episodes with tales from the West… er… Gulf Coast. And he returns in time to review another “Lost in Time” offering, The Highlanders, We review both the Target novelization of the story as well as the video reconstruction by Loose Canon.

    Plus, we discuss some news from the week involving more Lethbridge-Stewart stories being released by our friends at Candy Jar Books.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 374 - We Are NOT A Committee!!

    22 March 2018 (12:30am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 54 minutes and 52 seconds

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    In this week’s episode Glenn has abandoned Keith and Shaun for the east coast (or Florida) so the duo takes advantage of his absence and dips their toes back in the world of Torchwood. First, it’s Titan Comic’s Torchwood Vol. 1 – World Without End. Then we switch formats and review the first of Big Finish’s Torchwood line, “The Conspiracy” Find out what we think of Torchwood in these two formats.

    Plus, we examine some news about 13th Doctor Books and some Big Finish news.

    And, of course, your feedback, complete with a feedback song!

    Music by Neurtica Productions - Captain Jack's Theme Electronica



  • Episode 374 - We Are NOT A Committee!!

    22 March 2018 (12:30am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    In this week’s episode Glenn has abandoned Keith and Shaun for the east coast (or Florida) so the duo takes advantage of his absence and dips their toes back in the world of Torchwood. First, it’s Titan Comic’s Torchwood Vol. 1 – World Without End. Then we switch formats and review the first of Big Finish’s Torchwood line, “The Conspiracy” Find out what we think of Torchwood in these two formats.

    Plus, we examine some news about 13th Doctor Books and some Big Finish news.

    And, of course, your feedback, complete with a feedback song!

    Music by Neurtica Productions - Captain Jack's Theme Electronica



  • Episode 374 - We Are NOT A Comittee!!

    22 March 2018 (12:30am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    In this week’s episode Glenn has abandoned Keith and Shaun for the east coast (or Florida) so the duo takes advantage of his absence and dips their toes back in the world of Torchwood. First, it’s Titan Comic’s Torchwood Vol. 1 – World Without End. Then we switch formats and review the first of Big Finish’s Torchwood line, “The Conspiracy” Find out what we think of Torchwood in these two formats.

    Plus, we examine some news about 13th Doctor Books and some Big Finish news.

    And, of course, your feedback, complete with a feedback song!

    Music by Neurtica Productions - Captain Jack's Theme Electronica



  • Episode 373 - The Wishing It Didn't Exist

    13 March 2018 (2:35pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 44 minutes and 1 second

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast we examine two Sixth Doctor and Mel stories. First, it’s Big Finish #97a The Wishing Beast. Then we follow that up with the connected prequel/sequel, Big Finish #97b The Vanity Box. Find out what we think of these two audio stories,

    Plus, we examine some news about a new take on releasing the Classic Series on Blu Ray.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Find out more about #whoagainstguns by checking out Reality Bomb podcast,



  • Episode 372 - MYRKA!

    8 March 2018 (5:40am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 52 minutes and 50 seconds

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    In this week’s show we talk about last year's huge Titan Comics crossover event "The Lost Dimension" with all eight issues. The stories are also collected in two books released this year by Titan.

    Also, we look at the news of the week.

    Enjoy!

     

     

     



  • Episode 371 - Pop Quiz

    27 February 2018 (4:35pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 29 seconds

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    We take a different approach to this week’s show and pause for a pop quiz! First we look at the "Liberty Hall" short film interview found as a bonus feature on the Mawdryn Undead DVD. Then we continue by reviewing Candy Jar Books’ The Lethbridge-Stewart Quiz Book by Mark Jones.

    Plus we have some news to cover from the past week.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this week’s show:

    Purchase your copy of The Lethbridge-Stewart Quiz Book by Mark Jones here.

    View the Liberty Hall short film on Karen Davies website found here.



  • Episode 370 - Callbacks Galore

    21 February 2018 (3:19pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 46 minutes and 11 seconds

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    In this week’s show we review, two very different stories, both with a return of previous Doctor Who villains and monsters.

    First, it’s Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures Season 3: number 4 Wirrn Dawn. Hear what we think of the return of the giant bugs.

    Next it’s Titan Comics 12th Doctor Year 3 issues 5 through 7 with the Wolves of Winter story arc. And we throw in issue 9, The Great Shopping Bill for good measure. Find out our thoughts.

    Also, we look at some of the things making news this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 369 - Yes, You've Downloaded the Right Episode

    13 February 2018 (5:18am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 35 minutes and 28 seconds

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    If you’re confused about this week’s topics in the episode, we apologize. Due to a scheduling blip, we mistakenly told you that we were reviewing two different stories on the last show. However, we really meant to say we are reviewing Big Finish #95 Exotron & Urban Myths featuring the Fifth Doctor and Peri. Find out what we thought of these two stories in what Shaun is calling the “Virus Strand” arc.

    Also, convention news this week as well as some interesting news about another Doctor Who DVD release.

    As always, enjoy!



  • Episode 368 - Mars Attacks

    7 February 2018 (5:02am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 38 minutes and 13 seconds

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    In this week’s show we bring you another book review, the Candy Jar Books Lethbridge-Stewart series spinoff novella, Travers And Wells by Robert Mamone. We discuss our thoughts on the book.

    Also, some news out of Candy Jar Books as well as a new video release from Reeltime Pictures.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 367 - A "Moffatspective"

    30 January 2018 (4:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 13 seconds

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    A month has passed since the official end of tenure, and we thought we'd take a look back at the “Grand Moff” Steven era. We take a retrospective look at Steven Moffat’s time as showrunner on Doctor Who with a look back at Seasons 5-10.

    Also, big news from Big Finish with the announcement of more Tenth Doctor stories and a reunion of sorts by the original Torchwood crew.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 366 - The Big Red LTD Button

    23 January 2018 (4:47am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 30 minutes and 28 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast we have two different offerings. First we review Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures Season 3: #3 "The Beast of Orlok".

    Then we dive back into the comics with Titan Comics 10th Doctor Year 3 #6-8 & 10.

    Plus some new of the week including an East Coast convention with an impressive guest line-up.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 365 - Going Green

    17 January 2018 (4:43am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 42 minutes and 53 seconds

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    Two topics of review for this week’s show. First we start with Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures Season 3, number 2 "Hothouse" featuring the Eighth Doctor and Lucy Miller.

    Then we finish off the first year of Titan Comics’ Ninth Doctor ongoing comic with issues #11-15.

    Plus, some news of the week.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 364 - Better Receivers and Manners

    11 January 2018 (4:17pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 43 minutes and 34 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we review our last Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith televised story, Planet of Evil. Hear what each of us thought about this story.

    And some more news from Big Finish and Candy Jar Books.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 363 - Shorts, Shorts and More Shorts

    4 January 2018 (4:58am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes and 32 seconds

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    There are no shortage of short story reviews in this week’s episode. First we tackle the collection of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart stories in the recently released HAVOC Files 4. We examine the stories in the set NOT released as individual titles throughout the year.

    Then, we move to two stories released in recent weeks. First it’s “What’s Past is Prologue” by David McIntee.

    And then we review “The Note” by Andy Frankham Allen.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 362 - The Three Doctors at Christmas

    28 December 2017 (6:31am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 45 seconds

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    It’s finally here! The Doctor Who Christmas special for this year has come and gone, and we have a review of this season’s outing, Twice Upon a Time featuring the First Doctor teaming up with the Twelfth Doctor. And listen to what we thought of the first appearance of Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor.

    But not before we indulge in another charming little story from our friends over at Candy Jar Books with a Christmas special of their own, the short story, “The Case Of The Missing Fairy” by Steven Walton.

    Plus, some convention announcements make news this week.

    And.of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 31 - Christmas Special: Now With Rankings

    23 December 2017 (4:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 46 minutes and 42 seconds

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    Merry Christmas! With what has now become a Yuletide tradition for us here at Traveling the Vortex, we present this year’s Christmas special.

    And, because we like to rank things (not) we decided it would be fun to take a look back at some of the Doctor Who Christmas specials and choose our top five favorites. Also, we look at the one story we think is the absolute worst. And we decide which story we feel best represents Christmas.

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 30 - Book Review - The Legends of River Song

    22 December 2017 (4:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 21 minutes and 41 seconds

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    In this special Side Trip edition, Keith and Shaun review a book they read way back in January. “The Legends of River Song” was the Goodreads Traveling the Vortex Book Club selection for that month. It was our intention to review it sooner, but we kept pushing it off. So, Glenn thought it would be fun to see what Keith and Shaun could remember, and this is the result.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Side Trip 29 - Tales from the TARDIS with Katy Manning & Matthew Waterhouse

    21 December 2017 (4:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 33 seconds

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    As you know, back in October we traveled to Wichita, KS to attend Time Eddy III. We were honored to be able to conduct a few panels, including one with the beautiful Katy Manning and charming and lovely Matthew Waterhouse. This is the audio we recorded at that panel.

    It starts with Matthew, as Katy had been feeling under the weather for much of the weekend and on top of that she agreed to add a panel to make up for the absence of another guest. She joins the panel about halfway through.

    Thanks again to the organizers of Time Eddy three years of enjoyment.



  • Episode 361 - Not What It Seems

    20 December 2017 (3:37pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 40 minutes and 18 seconds

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    We hope you are enjoying your week leading up to Christmas. Busy schedules have delayed this week’s episode, but alas it is finally here..

    In this installment, we examine the latest novella set in Candy Jar Books’ Extended UNITverse. Here is our review of The Flaming Soldier by Christopher Bryant. Find out what we think of the story.

    Also, entertainment news and another small announcement from our friends at Candy Jar Books.

    Plus, a review from longtime listener and correspondent, Chrissy who looks at a comic from the December 2017 issue #518 of Doctor Who Magazine. It features the Doctor and Bill in a story called "Matildus."

    And, we give a short spoiler-free review the the latest Star Wars film, The Last Jedi.

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 28 - KCCC Panel - Podcasting Predicaments

    19 December 2017 (3:14pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 44 minutes and 59 seconds

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    Last month we had the opportunity to join in on a panel at Kansas City Comic Con with the hosts of A Gal & A Gay podcast. Mitch & Kat (or as they are also known, Mick and Kitty) invited us to record a live podcast. We discussed everything from podcasting to Doctor Who and even talked a little bit about Star Wars along the way.

    A big thank you to A Gal & A Gay podcast for hosting the panel and to Kansas City Comic Con for having us be part of their convention.

    You can find A Gal & A Gay podcast here.

     



  • Side Trip 27 - Chicago TARDIS Report

    18 December 2017 (3:22pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 27 minutes and 46 seconds

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    Last month, long-time listener, friend-of-the-show and now correspondent Kirk Chritton and his family went to Chicago TARDIS over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. And Kirk was kind enough to file this report for us, and our listeners about their experiences at the convention.

    Our apologies to Kirk for the delay in getting this out on the feed. But, hopefully this will be just the first of several surprises and specials leading up to Christmas.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 360 - Apologizing for the Present

    12 December 2017 (6:52pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 48 minutes and 31 seconds

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    “The future foretold, the past explained, the present apologised for.”

    In this week’s episode, we return to the classic TV series with a Fourth Doctor and Romana II adventure. We review The Creature from the Pit. Find out what we think of this often maligned story.

    Also, we look at some news, including wardrobe talk, but perhaps, not the kind you are thinking.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 359 - History In Context

    5 December 2017 (5:11am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 50 minutes and 29 seconds

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    This week on the podcast we look at Big Finish #99 Son Of The Dragon, featuring the Fifth Doctor, Peri and Erimem. Also, we catch up with Titan Comics 12th Doctor Year Three issues #1-4.

    A light news week, but we give our reactions to what’s new.

    And, of course, your feedback,

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 358 - Hoophere's Death?

    28 November 2017 (5:33am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes and 42 seconds

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    This week a mixed bag as we review Big Finish #94 ID and Urgent Calls, both featuring the Sixth Doctor. Then it’s on to Titan Comics 11th Doctor Year 3 with issues 6 through 9 and 11. Hear our thoughts on the audio play and the continuing comics series.

    Also, we look at some news including a special bit about Tom Baker returning in costume as the Fourth Doctor.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Link(s) mentioned in the show:

    RadioTimes article about the TRUE color of Jodie Whittaker’s 13th Doctor costume.



  • Episode 357 - Triangle of the Dead

    21 November 2017 (4:32pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 49 minutes and 30 seconds

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    We return to the “Brigverse” (or “Expanded UNITverse” as suggested this week) with a review of Candy Jar Book’s Lethbridge-Stewart: The Dreamer’s Lament by Benjamin Burford-Jones. Hear our thoughts on the most recent story in the series.

    Also, we chat about news, including the recently released clip from Twice Upon A Time that was screened on this year’s Children in Need Special in the UK.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 356 - Fashion Sense

    14 November 2017 (4:06pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 52 minutes and 49 seconds

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    This week we finish off the saga of Excelis and give our thoughts on the overall arc with our review of Bernice Summerfield and Iris Wildthyme in Big Finish audio, The Plague Herds of Excelis.

    Plus fashion and blue box exteriors take center stage as we discuss the news of the week.

    Enjoy!

     

    Links:

    A Gal & a Gay Podcast



  • Episode 355 - Der Kommissar's In Town

    7 November 2017 (5:21am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 48 minutes and 31 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast we revisit the planet Artaris for two more parts of the Excelis Saga. First it’s the Sixth Doctor in Excelis Rising. Then we join the Seventh Doctor for Excelis Decays. Find out what we thought of these next two chapters of the story by Big Finish.

    And some sad news to report this week with two great losses for Doctor Who fandom.

    Plus, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Link(s) mentioned in this show:

    Candy Jar Books’ Lethbridge-Stewart website

    “What If John Carpenter Did a Doctor Who Theme.”



  • Episode 354 - A Man Down

    1 November 2017 (4:09am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 15 seconds

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    A short episode this week, and one host shy of a full crew, Keith and Glenn discuss the Candy Jar Books novel – Lethbridge-Stewart: The Daughters of Earth by Sarah Groenewegen. Find out what we thought of this installment in the “Brig-verse”.

    And we examine two short stories, The Two Brigadiers by Jonathan Macho and The Cruel Oil by Harry Draper.

    A warning: THESE REVIEWS ARE NOT SPOILER-FREE!

    Also, we look at some news from the week.

    And, we dip into the Goodreads Traveling the Vortex Book Club forum for a look at a review from Time Lord Ben.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 353 - Time Eddy III - The Final Chapter

    25 October 2017 (4:22am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 43 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we talk about our adventures at Time Eddy III, which is the third year for the Wichita area Doctor Who convention. We discuss the con and recount some stories from our three days of fun.

    Also, we chat about the recent casting announcements for Series 11.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 353 - A Real Wildthyme

    18 October 2017 (3:06pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes and 19 seconds

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    In this week’s episode of the podcast, we prepare for our Time Eddy III panel featuring the lovely Katy Manning by listening to, not one, but two Iris Wildthyme adventures from Big Finish. First, it’s the beginning to the Excelis story arc.Excelis Dawns, also featuring the Fifth Doctor. Then we head to the Main Range title, The Wormery, with Iris joining the Sixth Doctor for an adventure. Hear our reviews of both of these audios.

    Also, the news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 351 - Wrong With Authority

    9 October 2017 (3:35pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes and 22 seconds

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    Britbox has finally released its reconstructed version of the Second Doctor story, The Wheel In Space featuring Jamie and introducing Zoe. So, we take this opportunity to discuss the story and talk about our impressions of the reconstruction as well.

    Also, some news of the week, including Christmas Special news, Big Finish news and more.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 350 - Pledge Drive!

    2 October 2017 (4:52pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes and 30 seconds

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    This is the one we’ve been threaten… er… promising for years. Here is the one where we ask for your continuing support financially. This is our special pledge drive edition of the podcast. Please consider giving if you can.

    Also, a special sneak peek, of the upcoming Lethbridge-Stewart spin-off novel, The Lucy Wilson Mysteries: Avatars of the Intelligence, courtesy of our friends at Candy Jar Books. We tell you what you can expect from the novel written by Sue Hampton.

    And, of course… COMMENTS!

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Candy Jar Books – Lucy Wilson preorder and other upcoming books

    Time Eddy III – Information and ticket sales

    The Five(ish) Fangirls Podcast – 31 Days of Wholloween and other details



  • Episode 349 - Harry Sullivan is a Genius!

    27 September 2017 (2:58pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 53 minutes and 22 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we review Big Finish Main Range story #92 Nocturne with Seven, Ace and Hex, plus a look at Titan Comics 9th Doctor issues #6-10.

    Plus, a look at several news items this week.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 348 - Mageewhozeewhatzit

    18 September 2017 (3:26pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 51 seconds

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    In this week’s show we review Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range entry #221 The Star Men featuring the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Adric. Hear wat we think of the return of Adric in this story.

    And we start Titan Comics' 10th Doctor Year 3 with issues #1-5.

    Plus Time Eddy III news as well as a big announcement from Big Finish Productions.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 347 - The History Book of Rassilon

    12 September 2017 (2:52pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes and 20 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we tackle Gallifrey 101 with a review of the new book, Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords by Steve Tribe, covering the ancient, legendary civilization and it’s more notable historical figures.

    Plus, we discuss TopCon Geek Expo 2017, and what we thought of this year’s offering.

    We also look at some news-of-the-week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 346 - The Wilderness Ban

    5 September 2017 (3:51am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 50 minutes and 22 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we ban Shaun’s overuse of the word, “wilderness”. You’re welcome.

    Also, we finish off our reviews of the Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures Season 2 with episodes #6 "The Dalek Contract", and #7 "The Final Phase".

    Plus, no news this week, BUT… we do have feedback!

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 345 - No Real Bad Guy

    28 August 2017 (2:40pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes and 17 seconds

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    In this week’s show we explore two offerings from the Big Finish Companion Chronicles range. First it’s Season 3: #1 "Here There Be Monsters" featuring Susan and performed by Carol Ann Ford. Next is Season 3: #7 "The Transit of Venus", this time featuring Ian performed by William Russell. Hear what we have to say about these two First Doctor era adventures.

    Plus, new of the week including more Big Finish and Candy Jar Books announcements.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 344 - I Left My Heart on Raxacoricofallapatorius

    22 August 2017 (5:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 8 seconds

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    In this week’s show we continue Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures with Season 3, number 1 Orbis.

    Then we do some catching up on Titan Comics Ninth Doctor Season 1 with issues 1 through 5.

    Find out what we thought of both.

    And some convention news to cover this week from Time Eddy III coming up in Wichita, Kansas.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Link mentioned in the episode:

    The Federation TV YouTube channel



  • Episode 343 - So, It's Like Jurassic Park

    14 August 2017 (3:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 42 minutes and 26 seconds

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    Quick turnaround with a shorter episode this week. We tackle two Big Finish Eighth Doctor Adventures from season 2. This time it’s #7 Sisters of the Flame, and #8 Vengeance of Morbius. Listen in to hear what we thought of the two-part conclusion to the season.

    Plus we look at the news out this week in the world of Doctor Who.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 342 - Colonoscopy In Space

    10 August 2017 (5:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes and 19 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast, we’re joined by author and Candy Jar Books editor, Andy Frankham-Allen. We pick his brain a little this week and discuss the recent Lethbridge-Stewart novel, Night of the Intelligence and other topics in the range.

    Then we torture… err… keep him around to discuss this week’s review of the Third Doctor and Jo Grant story, Colony in space.

    He also, joins us as we weigh in on the news of the week.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 341 - Putting it All Together

    31 July 2017 (3:20pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 41 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we rejoin Lethbridge-Stewart in the Candy Jar Books series named for him, this time with a review of Night of the Intelligence by Andy Frankham-Allen. We explore what becomes some closure to a story arc that started nearly two years ago in the series.

    Also, we’ll look at the short story – The Runaway Bomb by Nick Walters. Find out what we thought about this tale that is also part of the bigger picture in the Lethbridge-Stewart series on books.

    Plus, one news item this week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 340 - Slouching Towards the Vortex

    25 July 2017 (4:59pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 28 seconds

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    In this week’s show we review more materials from Candy Jar Books.

    First we look at the latest short story selection in The HAVOC Files 3, including a tale by our very own resident author, Shaun

    Plus, we squeeze in the novella, Life of Evans by John Peel, that was released by Candy Jar Books earlier this year. It also features the short story, Time and Again by Robert Mammone.

    Plus some news-of-the week.

    And, of course your feedback.

    Enjoy!



 
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