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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:
374
Average Episode Duration:
1:32:02
Longest Episode Duration:
3:39:04
Total Duration of all Episodes:
23 days, 21 hours, 42 minutes and 36 seconds
Earliest Episode:
19 March 2017 (6:12am GMT)
Latest Episode:
16 March 2017 (1:41pm GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
6 days, 1 hour, 6 minutes and 21 seconds

Traveling the Vortex Episodes

  • Episode 187 - All For One!

    28 July 2014 (4:30pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes and 33 seconds

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    TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s show, we head back to France in the 1600′s for the Big Finish audio play The Church and the Crown. This one features The Fifth Doctor, Peri and Erimem. We share our impressions on this historical depiction of the King, the Cardinal and the famous Musketeers.

    But first, the new lines of Doctor Who comics launched last week, and we have copies of The Tenth and Eleventh Doctors’ stories. We review the Titan relaunch to the series as well, featuring new companions for brand new adventures.

    Plus, our reactions to some of the news items of the week.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Nerd HQ



  • Episode 186 - Spreading God's Love With Kickin' Tunes

    24 July 2014 (4:56am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes and 3 seconds

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    TTV-Logo-1400-150x150“Now go out there, Gabriel, spread the truth and love of the Lord, and play those kicking tunes!”

    In this week’s show we review two Seventh Doctor and Ace stories.

    First is the Big Finish Audio drama, The Rapture.

    And then, we take a look at the 50th Anniversary short story ebook, The Ripple Effect.

    Plus, more announcements and news, including some resurfacing rumors and speculation about the missing episodes.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    You can find Holly’s National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation reference here.



  • Episode 185 - Have You Met Miss Smith? She's My Best Friend

    17 July 2014 (5:01am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 43 minutes and 9 seconds

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    TTV-Logo-1400-150x150A difficult show for those of us at Traveling the Vortex. The passing of Elisabeth Sladen in 2011 was very difficult for many Doctor Who fans. It was especially had on those of us who were first introduced to the series during her tenure on the program.

    But, this week we look back with fond memories about the actress and the character she immortalized in Sarah Jane Smith.

    Also, our thoughts on the latest trailer for Series 8.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Mentioned in the show:
    (Re)Generation Who:The Doctor Who Celebration for Every Generation



  • Episode 184 - And the Story Goes on... Forever

    9 July 2014 (5:21pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes and 45 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s podcast, we explore the final episodes of the Sarah Jane Adventures, with a review of Series Five. We give our impressions of the show’s send off.

    Also, more Series Eight announcements including writer confirmations and script leaks.

    Plus, a look at the rest of the news surrounding the Whoniverse.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 183 - The British Are Coming!

    3 July 2014 (6:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 36 minutes and 57 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s podcast we are fresh back from Britishfest in Omaha, NE, where we took part in its first ever convention.

    This week we regale our madcap adventures in the Cornhusker state, and share all the wonderful stories from the weekend’s activities, including the first ever Friday Night Who (or Saturday in this case) tweet-along.

    Also, we take a peek at some of the news items on the list for this week.

    Plus a special announcement about our podcast that we are quite proud of.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 182 - My Own Worst Enemy

    24 June 2014 (5:47am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 34 minutes and 50 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we finally get a chance to sit down and examine the, until recently, missing Second Doctor story, The Enemy of the World. We give our impression of this gem which has been unavailable in it’s entirety for more than forty years.

    Also, some really good news from Doctor Who actress Janet Fielding who played Tegan Jovanka in the series. Plus other news happening this week in the Doctor Who Universe.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Mentioned in this week’s show:

    Britishfest in Omaha, NE



  • Episode 181 - Who Cares

    16 June 2014 (4:30pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes and 35 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s podcast, WE CARE! We tackle two more Big Finish audios starring The Eighth Doctor, Charley, and C’rizz. First we look at Something Inside. Then our heroes are trapped in a second prison in the story Memory Lane.

    Also, some announcements in news including a Doctor Who World Tour and the first round of Galley guests.

    And, of course, your feedback

    Enjoy!

    Traveling the Vortex – Doctor Who Book Club Poll



  • Episode 180 - A True Dilemma

    10 June 2014 (4:21am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes and 50 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s podcast we finally get around to reviewing the story that much of fandom has panned and constantly finds its way at the bottom of “best of” lists.

    However, we decided to give a fair chance to the Sixth Doctor and Peri story, The Twin Dilemma.

    Find out whether we judge the story as harshly as the populace, or if we come down on the side of favor.

    Plus, a look at another of the 50th anniversary e-book releases, Something Borrowed, also featuring The Sixth Doctor and Peri and the return of a favorite villain.

    Also, a few news items to get out of the way.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this week’s show:

    The Five(ish) Fangirls Podcast

    Welcome to the podiverse, ladies!



  • Episode 179 - Examining Tragedy

    3 June 2014 (5:44pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes and 37 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we FINALLY take a look at a story that has always been held in high esteem by fans of Doctor Who. We evaluate the story The Caves of Adrozani, featuring the Fifth Doctor and Peri.

    We’ll break it down and examine some of the finer points of the story.

    Also, a look at the news of the week, including more guest announcements from LI Who, and the possibility of The Five(ish) Doctors coming to DVD sometime soon.

    And, of course, your feedback – including Rachel’s visit to Pop Con over the weekend.

    Enjoy!

    Links to Rachel’s pictures and video from Pop Con https://www.youtube.com/user/stylesandsmarts
    https://www.facebook.com/StylesAndSmarts



  • Episode 178 - Dalek Juice and Singing Pepper Pots

    27 May 2014 (3:18pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes and 37 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we finally take a listen to the Big Finish audio play Jubilee, featuring the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn Smythe. We’ll look at the comparisons between this story and the Ninth Doctor and Rose televised story, Dalek. Find out how much we find in common between the two stories.

    Also, some more convention guest announcements.

    Plus, our reactions to the newly released Series 8 teaser.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 177 - Let Bigon Be Bigon

    19 May 2014 (4:24pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes and 9 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we continue our look at soe Fifth Doctor materials. First is the 50th anniversary short story ebook, Tip of the Tongue. We present out thoughts an opinions on this story. Next we review the Fifth Doctor’s second television story, Four to Doomsday, featuring the TARDIS crew of Adric, Tegan, and Nyssa.

    Also, more Series 8 news with another casting announcement.

    Plus, another accolade for our favorite program, this time coming in the form of a BAFTA.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Humble Bundle, Doctor Who comics

    The Off Broadway Theater



  • Episode 176 - Great Artificial Intelligence

    15 May 2014 (4:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes and 5 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show feature part to in our Adversary Archive of The Great Intelligence. We take a look at the independent film, Downtime, featuring a return on several Doctor Who characters. Then a recap of the GI’s part in The Bells of St. John and The Name of the Doctor.

    Also, a look at some of the news of the week, including some guest announcements for LI Who and casting and location news for Doctor Who Series 8.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 175 - An Intelligent Design

    7 May 2014 (11:24pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 29 minutes and 8 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we feature part one of our Adversary Archive – The Great Intelligence.

    We tackle our reviews of The Abominable Snowmen and The Web of Fear, as well as a recap of the Eleventh Doctor story, The Snowmen.

    Also, some convention announcements, including som bad news for Shaun and Mel in regards to where they will lay their heads in L.A. next year for Gallifrey One.

    Plus some non-Doctor Who casting news, and a record DVD report.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 174 - It's a Miracle Day

    28 April 2014 (1:35pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 3 minutes and 30 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we tackle the second half of Torchwood: Miracle Day. We look at the build up to the epic finality that marks a chance in the series as we know it. Find out our impressions of the event.

    Also, a look at the news including an upcoming celebration of the 50 years in Doctor Who in the comics.

    Plus, some award giving to our favorite shows and news of an unlikely spin-off from the series.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Adipose TV – Doctor Who Legacy – V2.0 and Season 5!



  • Episode 173 - All I Need is a Miracle Day

    24 April 2014 (2:33pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes and 5 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400Sorry, again, for the delay in this week’s podcast. As you’ll hear we are still struggling with a few illnesses and conflicts in scheduling.

    In this week’s show we take a break from Doctor Who and tackle one of it’s spin-off shows. We give our impressions on the first five parts of Torchwood: Miracle Day.

    Also, some of the news of the week, including our first thoughts on the new update for the wonderful game, Doctor Who: Legacy.

    Plus, we have a special treat from listener Brenda. It’s something that we enjoyed immensely and we are sure you will, too.

    And of course, your feedback!

    Hopefully, it was worth the wait.

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 14 - FanX Report

    24 April 2014 (1:39pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 18 minutes and 23 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400Chrissy turns in another convention report this week. This time she attended the Salt Lake Comic Con – Fan Xperience.

    It sounds like it was a fun experience with some very exciting guests, including one late surprise.

    She actually framed it as a feedback for this week’s show, but we thought it so special that we felt it deserved it’s own spot on the feed.

    Thanks goes out to Chrissy for providing the report!

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 172 - Extraneous Clothing Accessories

    15 April 2014 (3:26am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes and 38 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show we review two stories featuring the Fourth Doctor and Leela. First, is the television story, The Image of the Fendahl. Then we take a look at the fourth installment of last years 50th anniversary e-book series, The Roots of Evil.

    Also, what might just be the end of the latest missing episode rumors… or not.

    Plus, a look at the other news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 171 - Between the Tick and the Tock

    8 April 2014 (1:18am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 23 minutes and 33 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s show, Keith is fresh back from visiting Matt and Karen at Wizard World’s St. Louis Comic Con. He will have a recap of all the weekend’s event, including Doctor Who encounters and meetings with some of the Serenity crew from Firefly.

    Also, we tackle two Doctor Who programs. First is the First Doctor and Dodo meeting new companions Ben and Polly in The War Machines.

    Then we revisit The Eighth Doctor, Charley and C’rizz in the Big Finish audio adventure, Time Works.

    Plus, our reactions to some of the news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    St. Louis Celestial Intervention Agency – website – Facebook page

    Who North America



  • Episode 170 - Ocelots and Whoozles

    31 March 2014 (3:37pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes and 47 seconds

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    ttvsmallWelcome to another addition of Traveling the Vortex.

    In this week’s episode, we tangent a bit more than usual discussing everything from Minecraft to Spaghetti recipes.

    But we do get back on track long enough to give our reviews of the two Third Doctor and Jo stories, the TV episode, The Mutants, and the 50th anniversary e-book, The Spear of Destiny.

    Also, some sad news this week with the passing of two legends in Doctor Who.

    And of course your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Brittany’s Doctor Who Photo Challenge

    Book Club



  • Episode 169 - Fan Show 2 - Fan-tastic

    24 March 2014 (6:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes and 10 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400In this week’s episode we put aside our views and reviews, and let a few Doctor Who fans take the lead. First is an interview with a family fast becoming a favorite on the local con circuit with a passion that started as a Boy Scout project.

    Then we’ll here from one of the funniest performers I have seen doing Doctor Who satire/comedy.

    Also, we look at the news of the week, including some discussion about next year’s Gallifrey One con selling out in the first 75 minutes.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Red Dalek on Facebook
    Timey Wimey Puppet Show



  • Episode 168 - We Lost the Doctor

    18 March 2014 (5:21pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 44 minutes and 2 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400A long one this week, but with the crammed packed weekend of this year’s Planet Comicon in Kansas City, we had a lot to talk about.

    We’ll discuss all the Doctor Who related events that went on this weekend, as well as much of the other sci-fi and pop culture programming that make the con a joy and success.

    And, some really cool surprises that we were involve with in Sunday’s “Trektacular” panel involving the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

    Plus, we’ll discuss some of the news of the week.

    AND the launch of the Traveling the Vortex Book Club on Goodreads.com.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this show:

    Goodreads – Doctor Who Book Club – Traveling the Vortex

    Karen Gillan coming to Salt Lake City Comicon FAnXperience

    Fantasy Con



  • Side Trip 13 - SYLVESTER MCCOY at Planet Comicon 2014

    17 March 2014 (4:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 49 minutes and 50 seconds

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    TTV Logo 1400After an incredible weekend for us, including lots of work and fun, here is the panel featuring Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy at Kansas City Planet Comicon which we had the honor and privilege to host.

    Following this Side Trip episode will soon be this week’s show where we will be discussing the convention over all.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 167 - Let It LEGO

    12 March 2014 (2:58pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes and 22 seconds

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s show we revisit the topic of Doctor Who fans and LEGO. Yeah… sorry about that.

    But, we also tackle two terrific Big Finish audio plays. First is the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn story in the Main Range series called The Sandman.

    Then our review of the Seventh Doctor and Mel tale, Bang,Bang-a-Boom.

    Also, some guest announcements from L.I. Who, as well as some of the other news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    L.I. Who 2 website



  • Episode 166 - Reoccurring Characters

    5 March 2014 (4:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 35 minutes and 46 seconds

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s show we have a lot of news to react to, including the announcement of Samuel Anderson joining Doctor Who Series 8. Also, some speculation of the possibility of new things on the horizon in the toy building world.

    But, what would a show be without a few reviews. This time we look at the recently released Second Doctor story, The Moonbase, with newly animated episodes.

    Also, a look at last year’s 50th anniversary anthology piece in the ongoing e-book series, The Nameless City, also featuring the Second Doctor and Jamie.

    Plus, a brief look at the new update from everyone’s favorite game, Doctor Who: Legacy.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this week’s show:

    Life…From the View Of a Geeky Girl (Brittany’s blog)
    Titan Comics Doctor Who covers (from comicbookresourses.com)
    Vote for Doctor Who: Legacy at www.bestappever.com



  • Episode 165 - Somewhere in Canada: A Gallifrey One Recap

    24 February 2014 (6:48pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 12 minutes and 37 seconds

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s show, Shaun and Mel return from California where they attended the Doctor Who convention, Gallifrey One: 25 Glorious Years. The two will give us a proper recap of all the fun and events that happend last weekend at the con. They will share some of the hilarity as well as some of the embarrassments that happend at this year’s event.

    Also, we will have a look at the news, including a guest announcement from the L.I Who convention next year in New York (or is it?)

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Side Trip 12 - Doctor Who Legacy Interview

    20 February 2014 (5:47am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 15 minutes and 8 seconds

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    ttvsmallWhile at Gallifrey One over the weekend, Shaun had the chance to sit down with Lee Cummings of Tiny Rebel Games to chat about Doctor Who: Legacy the highly popular mobile app puzzle game. Shaun even has a proposition for the game makers that might very well involve a certain green mascot of ours.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 164 - Not at Gally

    17 February 2014 (3:19pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes and 18 seconds

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s show we are one co-host short. Shaun is off in California for Gallifrey One, the premiere Doctor Who convention. So, Keith and I are holding down the fort here at home, and couldn’t go week without indulging in our own Doctor Who. So, this time we are doing book reviews! First, Keith gives his impressions on the Third Doctor and UNIT story, Harvest Of Time. Then, I give my review of the Tenth Doctor story, The Resurrection Casket.

    Also, we’ll look at some of the news announced this week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Gallifrey 2014 - Day 3 - It Came From the Belly of the M

    17 February 2014 (2:10pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 46 minutes and 27 seconds

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    ttvsmallSadly, Gallifrey 2014 has wrapped and is now in the books, but Shaun, Mel and Michelle have one last look at the festivities of this year’s con. Here is a look at the final day of the premiere Doctor Who convention that has been going on all weekend in sunny California.

     

    Enjoy!



  • Gallifrey 2014 Day 2 -Tea O'Clock

    16 February 2014 (5:38pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 51 minutes and 28 seconds

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    ttvsmallOkay, here is a recap of Day 2 of this year’s Gallifrey One convention in California. We are joined again by Shaun, Mel, and Michelle as they recount their adventures at America’s premiere Doctor Who convention.

     

    Enjoy!

     

     



  • Gallifrey 2014 Day 0 - The Drunken Giraffe Gaffe

    16 February 2014 (5:09pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 10 minutes and 42 seconds

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    ttvsmallOkay, plagued with technical challenges and WiFi limitations, the Gallifrey LobbyCon update was delayed. However, we didn’t think the recaps would be complete if we didn’t include it. So, slightly out of order, Shaun an Mel present to us, day 0 of the con happening his weekend in sunny california.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Gallifrey 2014 Day 1 - Gallifrey Stands and Shaun is Rusty

    15 February 2014 (5:36pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 40 minutes and 41 seconds

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    ttvsmallDay one of the Gallifrey convention in sunny California is in the books, and Shaun and Mel are gearing up for day two! But, first we have for you the listener, a recap of the excitement of day one and the Vortex crew is joined by Canadian corespondent (and Traveling the Vortex Tumblr page administrator) Michelle!

     

    Enjoy!

     

     

    Sixth Doctor, Colin Baker at Gallifrey One

    Sixth Doctor, Colin Baker at Gallifrey One

    Stay tuned! More updated to come.



  • Episode 163 - The Long Games

    10 February 2014 (3:20pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 16 minutes and 51 seconds

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s show we step away from our reviews of video and audio media and step into the universe of gaming. First we delve into two table top formats, number one being Doctor Who Monopoly. We’ll give our impressions on design and gameplay. Next up is Doctor Who the Card Game, and a look at the play mechanics and design. And then we move into the electronics and software medium and finally get around to a proper review of the wonderful portable device app, Doctor Who Legacy by Tiny Rebel Games.

    Also, a Galley primer for those of you getting to attend this year. Hopefully some of our top tips will help you in your convention experience.

    Plus, the news of the week, including the future of Steven Moffat as it relates to Doctor Who and Sherlock.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 162 - Every Girl's Crazy About a Sharp Dressed Time Lord

    3 February 2014 (6:41pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes and 45 seconds

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s podcast we take a look in on the Eighth Doctor and companions Charley and C’rizz in the Big Finish Main line audios, Scaredy Cat and Other Lives.

    And speaking of Charley, our reactions to an announcement by Big Finish to give Ms. Pollard her own series of audios.

    Also, some news of the week, including a certain Time Lords next choice of wardrobe for the upcoming series.

    Plus, more news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 161 - The Lion Sleeps Tonight

    27 January 2014 (3:06pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes and 49 seconds

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s podcast, we take a look at the final installment in the ‘E-Space Trilogy’ with Warriors’ Gate. We give our impressions on this last in the story arc and then we take a look back at the trilogy as a whole.

    Also, some big news for Kansas City’s Planet Comicon, and I mean bigger than Shatner (well, for us and other Whovians). A Doctor is coming to the midwest!

    Plus, some pretty big news for Gallifrey One as well.

    And, we’ll look at some other news that came out this week, including comic book news.

    Oh, and of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 160 - Evil and Medieval

    20 January 2014 (5:48pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s show we look at two, yes two Fourth Doctor stories. First is the third in the line of Big Finish Audios featuring Four and Leela, in the historical piece, The Wrath of the Iceni. Then we make a trip back into E-space to visit a thus far stranded Fourth Doctor and Romana II for the blood curdling story, State of Decay.

    Also, some grim news as we lost some more Doctor Who connections this paste week. And some slightly uplifting things as well, we promise.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Link(s) mentioned in this week’s show:

    Best App Ever Awards



  • Episode 159 - Runny Science Man

    13 January 2014 (4:53pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    ttvsmallIn this week’s podcast we head back to the Fourth Doctor era with two stories from the scarfed one. First, we take a look at the second Big Finish Fourth Doctor audio, The Renaissance Man. Then, a peek in at the story that introduced Adric to the world with Full Circle, taking us into our first adventure in E-Space.

    Plus, a look at the news of the week, including some terrific announcements for not just Series 8, but a glimpse into the future of the show with Series 9.

    Also, we’ll touch briefly on some new additions to The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff.

    And, of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 158 - Good Thing She Didn't Touch the Seeds

    6 January 2014 (5:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    ttvsmallOur first podcast of the New Year and in this week’s show we shrink ourselves down to enjoy an oversized episode with lots of great content.

    First its a heaping portion on the First Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara story, Planet of Giants.

    Then we take a look at the first in a series of ebook published by Penguin Publishing for the 50th Anniversary, starting with A Big Hand for the Doctor.

    Then, a swan song of sorts for the IDW line of Doctor Who stories with its final issue, The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who.

    And, some news for our local convention front with a big announcement for Planet ComiCon in Kansas City.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

     



  • Episode 157 - So Long and Thanks For All the Fez

    30 December 2013 (5:14pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s podcast we say so long to Matt Smith and the Eleventh Doctor. We give our impressions of this year’s Christmas special and swan song for Eleven, while we welcome a new era of Doctor Who with the introduction of Peter Capaldi.

    Also, the long awaited promotion of Keith as with the regeneration of “his Doctor” we usher in a new era for the podcast as well.

    Plus, a look at the recent news, including a guest announcement for this year’s Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles, CA.

    And of course, your sometimes tearful feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this show:

    An alterate look at the 50th anniversary year.

    Reference point for Chrissy’s feedback subject line.

     



  • Episode 156 - A Winter Festive Holiday Party

    23 December 2013 (6:59pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this weeks podcast, we celebrate the holiday season with our Christmahanakwanzika party, and you’re invited.

    Also, we complete our review of the Audio Go / Big Finish series Destiny of the Doctor, this time with The Time Machine. We’ll give our impressions of this story, as well as an overall view of the series as a whole.

    Plus, the moment is near. No, not that moment, the episode in which we say good by to Matt Smith as the Doctor. But first, we take a look back over the era and make our picks for the most definitive story to define the 11th Doctor.

    And, a look at the news of the week including some convention announcements.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 155 - A Companion True?

    17 December 2013 (6:31am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    ttv 1400 anniThis week’s podcast is finally here! Look on the bright side, it’s sooner than last weeks.

    In this week’s show we discuss the 11th and final The Doctors Revisited: The 11th Doctor. We talk about our impressions on this last installment to the BBC America series looking back on all the Doctors, thus far.

    And, we wrap up our reviews of the IDW comic book series, Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time. Our take on the last to issues of what has been an interesting celebration of the 50th anniversary year.

    But thats not all. We look at the news of the week, including the new 30 second TV trailer for this year’s Christmas special, The Time of the Doctor, a street date announcement for the region 1 copy of The Moonbase, the fan film adaptation of Power of the Daleks and Wholock, and the new TARDIS app for the IOS 7 operating devices.

    Oh, and of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this show:

    Power of the Daleks: Reimagined (Film Version)
    Useless Creations website

    Now with smaller wrapping paper!

    Now with smaller wrapping paper!



  • Episode 154 - You Will Be Processed

    11 December 2013 (11:22pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes and 13 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s episode we revisit that menace to the universe with our Cybermen Adversary Archive 4. This time we review the First Doctor’s final appearance in The Tenth Planet. Then, a look at the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa story, Spare Parts, by Big Finish.

    Also, a look at the news of the week including the recent exciting announcement about Series 8.

    And, of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this show:

    Air Bods radio



  • Side Trip 11 - Rachel's Chicago TARDIS Recap

    2 December 2013 (6:13pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniListener and Traveling the Vortex guest correspondent, Rachel is back home from her adventure to Chicago TARDIS over the Thanksgiving weekend. She has been gracious enough to file a report on her trip for this special Side Trip edition of the show.

    If you’d like to see more about the journey, be sure to visit her website – Style and Smarts

    If you, too went to Chicago TARDIS, please feel free to share your pictures, write to us about your experience, or just leave us a comment below!

    Meanwhile, enjoy Rachel’s recount of the event, and a BIG THANKS to her for sharing it with our listeners and friends.



  • Episode 153 - Happy Thanksgivukkah!

    2 December 2013 (5:46pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniFrom the very beginning, it is clear that the Master is somehow involved.

    By the end, for the Doctors, there may only be darkness.

    In this week’s episode, we delve into some multi-Doctor goodness with the Big Finish Audio story, The Light at the End. We discuss it’s impressive structure and what makes it a perfect multi-Doctor venue.

    Also, we’ll tackle some of the big news stories of the week and some are convention updates that have us excited.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 152 - Gallifrey Stands, Oh the Feels

    25 November 2013 (7:04pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniThe day finally arrived, and the three of us have been on a three day emotional high. But, as we settle down, weary from the journey, we realize that the celebrations go on. The fiftieth anniversary year is not over, it’s only now in full swing.

    That being said, it’s time for us to reveal our opinions of the weekend’s goodness, and share our reviews of An Adventure in Space and Time, The Day of the Doctor, and The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot.

    And of course, all of your glorious impressions and feedback.

    Sit back and relax, it’s going to be a long one.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned on the show:

    Brittany’s blog post “Why I love Doctor Who”

     



  • Episode 151 - It's GrrrrEight!

    18 November 2013 (3:59pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we added a little something extra that wasn’t on the schedule. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are aware that Steven Moffat and The BBC offered us a little surprise last week, with the release of The Night of the Doctor, featuring the long awaited return of Paul McGann on film as the Eighth Doctor. That could not go unaddressed, so finally our review of the minisode.

    But, business as usual, we go back on schedule and take a look at The Doctor Revisited: The Tenth Doctor, and offer our impressions on the special.

    Then, a look at Ten’s run with a retrospective on the era, revealing our, as well our listener’s picks for the most representative story.

    Plus, a look a the other news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Change.org petition to bring McGann back as the Eighth Doctor



  • Episode 150 - Celebrations Abound and the Winners Are...

    11 November 2013 (4:31pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we announce the winners of our download contest. Congratulations to those geeing a vinyl figure.

    Also, we review the Tenth Doctor and Martha story in the recent Prisoners of Time story arc with issue number 10. Then we take a look at the Third Doctor story, The Daemons and all its goodness.

    Plus, a look at the Day of the Doctor trailers that were released this weekend, ahead of this month’s 50th anniversary special.

    And, our reactions to some of the news of the week.

    Oh, and of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this week’s show:

    Interview with Colin Baker mentioned in Rachel’s feedback can be found here.



  • Episode 149 - One Forty Mime

    4 November 2013 (3:56pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniThis week’s show is a short one. And it’s a good thing, too. We get a little silly this week with only one thing to review. This time we tackle the Fourth Doctor’s first story of Season Thirteen, Terror of the Zygons. We give our impressions of this early classic.

    Also, a look at some of the news items of the week including push on change.org to make the Empire State Building light up blue on the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who.

    Also, an announcement from this year’s Children in Need special, and some updates to L.I. Who‘s schedule which is coming up this weekend.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links and notes mentioned in this week’s show:

    Rachel’s Doctor Who Halloween decorations can be found here on her blog.

    The Off Broadway Theater show Doctor U mentioned by Chrissy.

    Incredible Optimus Prime Halloween costume:

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    Listener, Lisa, sent us a photo of where she typically listens to our podcast. It’s very tranquil. We thought we’d share.

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    From Lisa: Humboldt Bay (the south end) is on the right and the Pacific ocean is there on the left…
    The road is several miles long and its absolute beautiful.
    I usually save your podcast to enjoy out there.



  • Episode 148 - Eerily Spooky

    28 October 2013 (4:52pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we have a Halloween treat. We review the Doctor Who novel, Forever Autumn by Mark Morris, featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha. It truly is an eerily spooky fun time.

    Plus, another Tenth Doctor adventure, this time with Donna. This time Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor 10: Death’s Deal, and audio read and performed by Catherine Tate, and written by Darren Jones.

    Also, a look back at this week’s news including the recent announcement that Doctor Who – The Day of the Doctor will be showing across the U.S. including our hometown of Topeka, Kansas.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 147 - Nine in the Afternoon

    22 October 2013 (1:56am GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show, we take a look back over the Ninth Doctor’s era. First a look at the recently aired, The Doctor Revisited – The Ninth Doctor. Then we gather up all the episodes in Series One to weed down our picks for the best representation of Nine’s run.

    Plus, big news of the week, as we discuss the newly released 50th Anniversary trailer and look at all its goodness.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show:
    Michelle’s note about “Ghost Light” in the preface of Lungbarow” – If you can get a hold of a copy of the book, it lays out the process of the novel including some interesting facts about how the premise was changed and set on Earth for the Ghost Light T.V. story. Sounds like things got watered down in the mix and the idea plays out better in the novel, Lungbarrow.



  • Episode 146 - Up on a Soapbox

    15 October 2013 (4:33am GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s episode – NEW EPISODES… ahum…sorry, we talk about the wonderful news of the two Patrick Troughton stories, The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear.

    Plus, our review of the Seventh Doctor and Ace mass confusion and randomness known as Ghostlight.

    Then, Mel takes a turn with Seven in the Big Finish audio drama, The Fires of Vulcan.

    We’ll look at some other news and reports this week, and of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



 
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