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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:
624
Average Episode Duration:
1:19:48
Longest Episode Duration:
3:39:04
Total Duration of all Episodes:
34 days, 13 hours, 50 minutes and 29 seconds
Earliest Episode:
18 November 2018 (5:12am GMT)
Latest Episode:
14 November 2018 (1:28am GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
4 days, 14 hours, 20 minutes and 8 seconds

Traveling the Vortex Episodes

  • Episode 331 - I Go To Extremis

    23 May 2017 (2:08pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes and 0 seconds

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    Among this week’s title confusion, we take a look at the latest episode of Doctor Who Series 10 with a review of Extremis. We try to unlock some of the mysteries of the title as well as give our impressions on the story.

    Also, some news of the week.

    And of course, lots and lots of wonderful feedback this week,

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 331 - I Go To Extremis

    23 May 2017 (2:08pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes and 0 seconds

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    Among this week’s title confusion, we take a look at the latest episode of Doctor Who Series 10 with a review of Extremis. We try to unlock some of the mysteries of the title as well as give our impressions on the story.

    Also, some news of the week.

    And of course, lots and lots of wonderful feedback this week,

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 330 - Plot Holes For Days

    16 May 2017 (2:20pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes and 42 seconds

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    In this week’s show we try and defend the latest episode of Doctor Who with a review of Oxygen. Take a listen and see if you agree with what we and some of our listeners thought.

    Plus, some news of the week, including some Big Finish Doctor Who titles recently added to online streaming service, Spotify.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    **Special thanks to Chrissy for this week’s episdode title!**



  • Episode 330 - Plot Holes For Days

    16 May 2017 (2:20pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes and 42 seconds

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    In this week’s show we try and defend the latest episode of Doctor Who with a review of Oxygen. Take a listen and see if you agree with what we and some of our listeners thought.

    Plus, some news of the week, including some Big Finish Doctor Who titles recently added to online streaming service, Spotify.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    **Special thanks to Chrissy for this week’s episdode title!**



  • Episode 329 - Open the Door

    9 May 2017 (1:45pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes and 26 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we discuss Knock, Knock. We give our impressions of the story and share our likes and dislikes about the episode.

    Plus, we are all three fresh off seeing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, so be warned, SPOILERS abound about that film. Discussion begins around the 8:30 mark and continue until about 28 minutes in.

    Also, some news of the week, including Big Finish Torchwood news.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 329 - Open the Door

    9 May 2017 (1:45pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes and 26 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we discuss Knock, Knock. We give our impressions of the story and share our likes and dislikes about the episode.

    Plus, we are all three fresh off seeing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, so be warned, SPOILERS abound about that film. Discussion begins around the 8:30 mark and continue until about 28 minutes in.

    Also, some news of the week, including Big Finish Torchwood news.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 328 - No Luxury For Outrage

    4 May 2017 (1:23pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 38 seconds

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    A bit of a delay this week, but as they say, better late than never.

    In this episode we take a look at The Twelfth Doctor and Bill’s third outing in the story Thin Ice. We’ll give you our reviews of this story.

    Plus, we are fresh back from a weekend at this year’s Planet Comicon in Kansas City, MO. We share stories about the convention.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 328 - No Luxury For Outrage

    4 May 2017 (1:23pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes and 38 seconds

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    A bit of a delay this week, but as they say, better late than never.

    In this episode we take a look at The Twelfth Doctor and Bill’s third outing in the story Thin Ice. We’ll give you our reviews of this story.

    Plus, we are fresh back from a weekend at this year’s Planet Comicon in Kansas City, MO. We share stories about the convention.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 327 - Lost in the Woods

    25 April 2017 (1:43pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 21 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we examine the latest Series 10 offering, Smile. Hear our review of this episode.

    And if you’re curious about this week’s episode title, pay close attention. Then send Shaun an email and let him know that he is wrong.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 327 - Lost in the Woods

    25 April 2017 (1:43pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 21 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s episode we examine the latest Series 10 offering, Smile. Hear our review of this episode.

    And if you’re curious about this week’s episode title, pay close attention. Then send Shaun an email and let him know that he is wrong.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 326 - Flaming Penguin

    18 April 2017 (5:12pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 30 seconds

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    It’s here! It’s finally arrived. We survived the “wilderness year”, (okay, yes we got an episode at Christmas, and yes it’s not fair to call it a wilderness year because that cheapens the period of drought from 1989 until 2005), but Doctor Who is finally back on our television screens!

    This, our Easter Saturday episode covers the Doctor and Nardole and the introduction of new companion Bill in The Pilot.

    We offer our opinions on the story, and be aware, this is a SPOILER FILLED EPISODE of the podcast.

    Also some recent news and speculation.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 326 - Flaming Penguin

    18 April 2017 (5:12pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 30 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    It’s here! It’s finally arrived. We survived the “wilderness year”, (okay, yes we got an episode at Christmas, and yes it’s not fair to call it a wilderness year because that cheapens the period of drought from 1989 until 2005), but Doctor Who is finally back on our television screens!

    This, our Easter Saturday episode covers the Doctor and Nardole and the introduction of new companion Bill in The Pilot.

    We offer our opinions on the story, and be aware, this is a SPOILER FILLED EPISODE of the podcast.

    Also some recent news and speculation.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 325 - Tripping the Limelight Fantastic

    12 April 2017 (3:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 18 seconds

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    Two topics up for review on this week’s episode.

    First it’s the Third Doctor mini-series from Titan Comics. We tackle this story arc featuring the Third Doctor, Jo Grant, and a whole host of other familiar faces featured in era.

    Then, another Big Finish audio drama from the Main Range. This time it’s the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn story The Assassin in the Limelight.

    Plus, news of the week, including a fairly “SPOILERY” one, so be warned.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 325 - Tripping the Limelight Fantastic

    12 April 2017 (3:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 18 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    Two topics up for review on this week’s episode.

    First it’s the Third Doctor mini-series from Titan Comics. We tackle this story arc featuring the Third Doctor, Jo Grant, and a whole host of other familiar faces featured in era.

    Then, another Big Finish audio drama from the Main Range. This time it’s the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn story The Assassin in the Limelight.

    Plus, news of the week, including a fairly “SPOILERY” one, so be warned.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 324 - Improbable Plotting

    3 April 2017 (11:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 48 seconds

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    Some Seventh and Twelfth Doctor materials this week.

    We start with Big Finish mainline story #79 Night Thoughts featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex. Find out what they are up to, and what we thought of this atmospherically dark tale.

    Then the Twelfth Doctor “auditions” more companions in Titan’s Year Two of his ongoing series. We look at issues #2.11 - #2.15.

    Plus, our reaction to some of the news this week, including diversity in series 10.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 324 - Improbable Plotting

    3 April 2017 (11:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 48 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    Some Seventh and Twelfth Doctor materials this week.

    We start with Big Finish mainline story #79 Night Thoughts featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex. Find out what they are up to, and what we thought of this atmospherically dark tale.

    Then the Twelfth Doctor “auditions” more companions in Titan’s Year Two of his ongoing series. We look at issues #2.11 - #2.15.

    Plus, our reaction to some of the news this week, including diversity in series 10.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 323 - Best of the Worst

    30 March 2017 (1:05pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes and 16 seconds

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    We asked the listeners to vote on the WORST monsters to grace Doctor Who. The dregs, the deplorable, the ones despised by fandom. You know the ones. In this week’s show we take the top ten vote-getters, and then rise to their defense and explain why they're actually pretty great. Here’s what we thought.

    Also, some news of the week, including guest announcements for Planet Comicon in KC.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 323 - Best of the Worst

    30 March 2017 (1:05pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes and 16 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    We asked the listeners to vote on the WORST monsters to grace Doctor Who. The dregs, the deplorable, the ones despised by fandom. You know the ones. In this week’s show we take the top ten vote-getters, and then rise to their defense and explain why they're actually pretty great. Here’s what we thought.

    Also, some news of the week, including guest announcements for Planet Comicon in KC.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 322 - Small Soldiers

    23 March 2017 (4:16am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes and 50 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we look at two Fifth Doctor and Nyssa stories from the Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range. First it’s the four story anthology offering, Circular Time. Then we examine Renaissance of the Daleks. Find out what we liked and didn’t like in these two offerings.

    Plus, we look at some news of the week, including another trailer for the upcoming series 10.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 322 - Small Soldiers

    23 March 2017 (4:16am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes and 50 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s episode we look at two Fifth Doctor and Nyssa stories from the Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range. First it’s the four story anthology offering, Circular Time. Then we examine Renaissance of the Daleks. Find out what we liked and didn’t like in these two offerings.

    Plus, we look at some news of the week, including another trailer for the upcoming series 10.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 321 - Bye-Bye, Duggan!

    16 March 2017 (1:41pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 45 seconds

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    In this week’s podcast we revisit one of our favorite stories, City of Death. But, this time it’s for a review of the novelization of the classic TV story, written by James Goss, from the story by Douglas Adams and David Fisher. We compare the treatment and discuss it’s transformation from on-screen gem to book form.

    Plus, a few news items this week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 321 - Bye-Bye, Duggan!

    16 March 2017 (1:41pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 45 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s podcast we revisit one of our favorite stories, City of Death. But, this time it’s for a review of the novelization of the classic TV story, written by James Goss, from the story by Douglas Adams and David Fisher. We compare the treatment and discuss it’s transformation from on-screen gem to book form.

    Plus, a few news items this week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 320 - Settling for Less

    9 March 2017 (3:38pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 24 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we delve into some Seventh and Tenth Doctor materials.

    First we look at the Big Finish Main Range audio play, story #82 "The Settling". This story features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex in a historical setting.

    Then it’s on to the Titan Comics 10th Doctor series 2 issues #2.11 - #2.17, featuring the Tenth Doctor, Gabriella “Gabby” Gonzalez and Cindy Wu.

    Plus we look at some news that came out last week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 320 - Settling for Less

    9 March 2017 (3:38pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 24 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s episode we delve into some Seventh and Tenth Doctor materials.

    First we look at the Big Finish Main Range audio play, story #82 "The Settling". This story features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex in a historical setting.

    Then it’s on to the Titan Comics 10th Doctor series 2 issues #2.11 - #2.17, featuring the Tenth Doctor, Gabriella “Gabby” Gonzalez and Cindy Wu.

    Plus we look at some news that came out last week.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 319 - We've Got the Power

    28 February 2017 (2:55pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 8 seconds

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    In this week’s show we examine two versions of a classic Dalek tale.

    First, it’s the recently released animated version of the classic Second Doctor story, The Power of the Daleks featuring Patrick Troughton’s first appearance as the Doctor. He joins companions, Ben and Polly on this adventure.

    Then, we look at the fan mounted The Power of the Daleks – Reimagined, which is a modernized take on the classic tale, presented to fans as part of a fundraising effort for charities back in 2013.

    Also, we look at some news and rumors.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 319 - We've Got the Power

    28 February 2017 (2:55pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 8 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s show we examine two versions of a classic Dalek tale.

    First, it’s the recently released animated version of the classic Second Doctor story, The Power of the Daleks featuring Patrick Troughton’s first appearance as the Doctor. He joins companions, Ben and Polly on this adventure.

    Then, we look at the fan mounted The Power of the Daleks – Reimagined, which is a modernized take on the classic tale, presented to fans as part of a fundraising effort for charities back in 2013.

    Also, we look at some news and rumors.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 318 - Army Registration

    21 February 2017 (7:07am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 57 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we talk army registration…er… we mean baby registration. But really the stuff you care about is our reviews.

    First, we finish off Titan Comics 11th Doctor series 2 with issues #2.11 - #2.15 featuring, of course, the Eleventh Doctor, Alice, The Squire, Abslom Daak and River Song.

    Then we tackle Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures: S2 #5 Phantoms Of The Deep featuring the Fourth Doctor and Romana I.

    Plus, some more news this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 318 - Army Registration

    21 February 2017 (7:07am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 57 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s episode we talk army registration…er… we mean baby registration. But really the stuff you care about is our reviews.

    First, we finish off Titan Comics 11th Doctor series 2 with issues #2.11 - #2.15 featuring, of course, the Eleventh Doctor, Alice, The Squire, Abslom Daak and River Song.

    Then we tackle Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures: S2 #5 Phantoms Of The Deep featuring the Fourth Doctor and Romana I.

    Plus, some more news this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 317 - Woodworms Scrubs Prison Blues

    14 February 2017 (2:27pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 8 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we look at two pieces from our friends over at Candy Jar Books. First, it’s the final novel in the third phase of the Lethbridge-Stewart series, Mind of Stone by Iain McLaughlan. This will be a spoiler filled review of that book.

    Then, we look at The Xmas Files featuring three short stories including The Feast of Evans by Simon A Forward, The Fright Before Christmas by Tom Dexter, and Home for Christmas by a collection of the authors who have worked on the LS series.

    Plus, we have some convention announcements, and a look at some of the news that came out this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 317 - Woodworms Scrubs Prison Blues

    14 February 2017 (2:27pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes and 8 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s episode we look at two pieces from our friends over at Candy Jar Books. First, it’s the final novel in the third phase of the Lethbridge-Stewart series, Mind of Stone by Iain McLaughlan. This will be a spoiler filled review of that book.

    Then, we look at The Xmas Files featuring three short stories including The Feast of Evans by Simon A Forward, The Fright Before Christmas by Tom Dexter, and Home for Christmas by a collection of the authors who have worked on the LS series.

    Plus, we have some convention announcements, and a look at some of the news that came out this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 316 - The Zygon Who Loved Me

    8 February 2017 (6:13am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we feature another of our Adversary Archives. This time we look at The Zygons.

    First, our review of Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures Season 2: #6 The Zygon Who Fell To Earth.

    Then we step outside the world of Who proper with a look at the professionally produced BBV video, Zygon, When Being You Just Isn't Enough.

    Plus we examine some BIG news in the world of Doctor Who with the recent announcement that Peter Capaldi is leaving the show.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 316 - The Zygon Who Loved Me

    8 February 2017 (6:13am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 9 seconds

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    In this week’s show, we feature another of our Adversary Archives. This time we look at The Zygons.

    First, our review of Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures Season 2: #6 The Zygon Who Fell To Earth.

    Then we step outside the world of Who proper with a look at the professionally produced BBV video, Zygon, When Being You Just Isn't Enough.

    Plus we examine some BIG news in the world of Doctor Who with the recent announcement that Peter Capaldi is leaving the show.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 314 - Remembering Sir John Hurt

    31 January 2017 (5:56am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 53 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we pay tribute to the man that played the War Doctor, Sir John Hurt. We take a look back at his time in that role as well as the may characters he portrayed and voiced over the course of his long career.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Contains excerpts from “John Hurt Tribute: Great Men Are Forged In Fire” by TardisElliot Productions and “Doctor Who: Sir John Hurt – The War Doctor” by Babelcolour.



  • Episode 315 - Remembering Sir John Hurt

    31 January 2017 (5:56am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 53 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we pay tribute to the man that played the War Doctor, Sir John Hurt. We take a look back at his time in that role as well as the may characters he portrayed and voiced over the course of his long career.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Contains excerpts from “John Hurt Tribute: Great Men Are Forged In Fire” by TardisElliot Productions and “Doctor Who: Sir John Hurt – The War Doctor” by Babelcolour.



  • Episode 314 - Slice of Pi with a Cream Cheese Twist

    24 January 2017 (5:48am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 12 seconds

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    In this week’s episode, we embark on another adventure with the Eighth Doctor and Lucy. This time landing on Earth in 1898 where our heroes get swept up in a jewel heist in Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures 2.5, Grand Theft Cosmos.

    And then, we travel with the Twelfth Doctor and Hattie as they attempt to examine mysterious monsters and murders on the space station, the Twist, and unlock the mysteries of a haunted house on Earth, present day. Our reviews of Titan Comics 12th Doctor Year Two issues 6 through 10.

    But, alas, no news of feedback this week, so shall we get right to it?

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 314 - Slice of Pi with a Cream Cheese Twist

    24 January 2017 (5:48am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 12 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    In this week’s episode, we embark on another adventure with the Eighth Doctor and Lucy. This time landing on Earth in 1898 where our heroes get swept up in a jewel heist in Big Finish’s Eighth Doctor Adventures 2.5, Grand Theft Cosmos.

    And then, we travel with the Twelfth Doctor and Hattie as they attempt to examine mysterious monsters and murders on the space station, the Twist, and unlock the mysteries of a haunted house on Earth, present day. Our reviews of Titan Comics 12th Doctor Year Two issues 6 through 10.

    But, alas, no news of feedback this week, so shall we get right to it?

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 313 - LIVE 313

    18 January 2017 (5:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 50 seconds

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    This week we review Big Finish Main Range audio #74, LIVE 34 featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex.

    Then, we look at Titan Comics Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two with issues #1-5.

    Plus, some news, including another missing episodes rumor that could have some merit.

    And, of course, your feedback

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 313 - LIVE 313

    18 January 2017 (5:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 58 minutes and 50 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    This week we review Big Finish Main Range audio #74, LIVE 34 featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex.

    Then, we look at Titan Comics Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two with issues #1-5.

    Plus, some news, including another missing episodes rumor that could have some merit.

    And, of course, your feedback

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 312 - Stonefinger

    10 January 2017 (5:37am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 17 seconds

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    James Bond meets Doctor Who in this week’s edition of the podcast. This time we look at two Lethbridge-Stewart stories from Candy Jar Books. First, the fantastical short story, The Wishing Bazaar by Sharon Bidwell. Then we turn our attention to the novel, Blood of Atlantis by Simon A Forward. We give our impressions of these two stories.

    But, not before a little news from out friends at Candy Jar, with the announcement of a new Lethbridge-Stewart project, that may just include someone very familiar to this podcast. You’ll have to listen to find out.

    Plus, some very joyous news comes to us by way of feedback this week.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 312 - Stonefinger

    10 January 2017 (5:37am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes and 17 seconds

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    James Bond meets Doctor Who in this week’s edition of the podcast. This time we look at two Lethbridge-Stewart stories from Candy Jar Books. First, the fantastical short story, The Wishing Bazaar by Sharon Bidwell. Then we turn our attention to the novel, Blood of Atlantis by Simon A Forward. We give our impressions of these two stories.

    But, not before a little news from out friends at Candy Jar, with the announcement of a new Lethbridge-Stewart project, that may just include someone very familiar to this podcast. You’ll have to listen to find out.

    Plus, some very joyous news comes to us by way of feedback this week.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 311 - A Very Vortex Christmas Special

    4 January 2017 (5:44am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes and 14 seconds

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    A new year brings with it a new Christmas Special from the Vortex Boys. We review the anthology book collection, Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas from Penguin Books.

    Also, we see out 2016 with a tribute to the good, and say goodbye to the bad things that the year brought.

    Plus, some news and, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

    “Jingle Bells” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

     



  • Episode 311 - A Very Vortex Christmas Special

    4 January 2017 (5:44am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes and 14 seconds

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    A new year brings with it a new Christmas Special from the Vortex Boys. We review the anthology book collection, Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas from Penguin Books.

    Also, we see out 2016 with a tribute to the good, and say goodbye to the bad things that the year brought.

    Plus, some news and, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     

    “Jingle Bells” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

     



  • Episode 210 - Supernanny

    29 December 2016 (5:05pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 40 seconds

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    A little late this week. Sorry for the delay.

    In this week’s show we look at the return of Doctor Who on our television screens with the 2016 Christmas Special – The Return of Doctor Mysterio. Find out what we thought of this long-awaited episode.

    Plus, we look at some of the news from the past week.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 310 - Supernanny

    29 December 2016 (5:05pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes and 40 seconds

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    A little late this week. Sorry for the delay.

    In this week’s show we look at the return of Doctor Who on our television screens with the 2016 Christmas Special – The Return of Doctor Mysterio. Find out what we thought of this long-awaited episode.

    Plus, we look at some of the news from the past week.

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Episode 309 - The Cyberiad of Rassilon

    20 December 2016 (5:45am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 22 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we look at two mini-series from Titan Comics. First, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane come face to face with Medusa in the Five issue story, Gaze of the Medusa. Hear what we thought of the story that takes our heroes back to ancient Greece to do battle with the popular Gorgon and meet the Gods of Old.

    Then, we review this years multi-Doctor event from Titan, Supremacy of the Cybermen. We give our impressions on the return of two old foes in an epic event that finds the Universe at threat by the silver menaces.

    Plus, lot’s of news to talk about this week.

    And, we have a SPOILER-FREE review of the latest Star Wars film, Rouge One.

    Oh, and of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 309 - The Cyberiad of Rassilon

    20 December 2016 (5:45am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 22 seconds

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    In this week’s episode we look at two mini-series from Titan Comics. First, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane come face to face with Medusa in the Five issue story, Gaze of the Medusa. Hear what we thought of the story that takes our heroes back to ancient Greece to do battle with the popular Gorgon and meet the Gods of Old.

    Then, we review this years multi-Doctor event from Titan, Supremacy of the Cybermen. We give our impressions on the return of two old foes in an epic event that finds the Universe at threat by the silver menaces.

    Plus, lot’s of news to talk about this week.

    And, we have a SPOILER-FREE review of the latest Star Wars film, Rouge One.

    Oh, and of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 308 - Holiday in Hell's Kitchen

    13 December 2016 (6:24am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes and 30 seconds

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    ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we look at the recently released episodes 3 and 4 of The Power of the Daleks. We catch up on the series so far and give our impressions of the story to this point.

    Also, another book in Candy Jar Books’ ongoing Lethbridge-Stewart series, this time Times Squared written by Rick Cross. We look at the return of the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, in the first novel of Candy Jar's third series of Lethbridge-Stewart novels.

    Then, we follow that up with a review of the Lethbridge-Stewart short story, Eve of the Fomorians by Robert Mammone, which takes place after Times Squared.

    Plus, some news from the week, including discussion of the latest Doctor Who trailer for this year’s Christmas Special.

    Enjoy!

    Oh, before we go, be sure to take advantage of the special promotion that Candy Jar has going on here.



  • Episode 308 - Holiday in Hell's Kitchen

    13 December 2016 (6:24am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes and 30 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we look at the recently released episodes 3 and 4 of The Power of the Daleks. We catch up on the series so far and give our impressions of the story to this point.

    Also, another book in Candy Jar Books’ ongoing Lethbridge-Stewart series, this time Times Squared written by Nick Cross. We look at the return of the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, in the first novel of Candy Jar's third series of Lethbridge-Stewart novels.

    Then, we follow that up with a review of the Lethbridge-Stewart short story, Eve of the Fomorians by Robert Mammone, which takes place after Times Squared.

    Plus, some news from the week, including discussion of the latest Doctor Who trailer for this year’s Christmas Special.

    Enjoy!

    Oh, before we go, be sure to take advantage of the special promotion that Candy Jar has going on here.



  • Episode 307 - Lights and Things

    6 December 2016 (6:29am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 55 minutes and 8 seconds

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    ttv_logo_newOff topic this week we talk Christmas decorating, lights and holiday movie favorites.

    On topic, we discuss some short stories in the Lethbridge-Stewart line of books from Candy Jar Books’ ongoing series. This time it’s The Creatures in the Cave by Rick Cross, The Last Duty by Christopher Bryant and The Lost Skin: Episode 1 by Andy Frankham-Allen. Hear what we thought of these three different tales.

    Also, we discuss news of the week.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 307 - Lights and Things

    6 December 2016 (6:29am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 55 minutes and 8 seconds

    Direct Podcast Download

    ttv_logo_newOff topic this week we talk Christmas decorating, lights and holiday movie favorites.

    On topic, we discuss some short stories in the Lethbridge-Stewart line of books from Candy Jar Books’ ongoing series. This time it’s The Creatures in the Cave by Rick Cross, The Last Duty by Christopher Bryant and The Lost Skin: Episode 1 by Andy Frankham-Allen. Hear what we thought of these three different tales.

    Also, we discuss news of the week.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



 
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