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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 145 - Sparkling Vampires Need Not Apply

    8 October 2013 (3:58am GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we take a trip back to the Sixth Doctor’s era for the Big Finish audio story Project: Twilight. Then we jump ahead in the Doctor’s time stream for a look a the Ninth Doctor and Rose story in IDW Prisoners of Time number 9 with the BIG reveal.

    Also, a look at some big announcements, including and update to the rumor of missing episodes recently located.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 144 - Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride

    3 October 2013 (4:47pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s episode… SHAUN’S BACK! Yes, Shaun has returned from the The Aloha State, and brings with him a treat, he shares his many adventures on the island of Maui.

    But, before that, we do have some business to attend to, namely this week’s review of the Ninth Doctor Adventure – Destiny of the Doctor: Night of the Whisper. We’ll give our opinions on this story co-produced by Big Finish and Audio GO.

    Also, a look at the news of the week.

    And, of course, you’re feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 143 - Spy Games

    24 September 2013 (5:53am GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniWe are a man down this week, as Shaun is sunning himself on the beaches of Maui, but alas the show must go on. So, Keith and Glenn have brought out the printed material for some book reviews from the Eighth Doctor era. First up is Glenn’s review of EarthWorld by Jacqueline Rayner, featuring the Eighth Doctor, Fitz and Anji. Then Keith delves into a tale of mystery, espionage and spy games in the novel, Trading Futures by Lance Parkin, also featuring Eight, Fitz and Anji.

    But never fear, we will have your weekly dose of news happening in the world of Doctor Who. With some more 50th Anniversary tidbits. Plus another Chicago TARDIS announcement.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who Consumer Panel

    Chrissy’s review of EarthWorld

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  • Episode 142 - Sunday Funnies

    17 September 2013 (4:42am GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s episode we heap on a ton of Eighth Doctor reviews, first with a look at the Big Finish – Audio GO production, Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors – Enemy Aliens. Next, a review of the Eighth Doctor’s turn in the IDW series, Prisoners of Time. Then, a look at the complete (on screen) era of number Eight with our retrospective of Paul McGann’s turn in the role.

    Also, a look at the news of the week, including 50th Anniversary announcements, interviews, speculation and rumors.

    Plus, some new Gallifrey One guest announcements.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Big Finish Games – “The Tesla Effect..a Tex Murphy Adventure” & the gamer site GOG.com for older adventures

    The Hamster Dance Song

    Librarian in the TARDIS – Eighth Doctor Review



  • Episode 141 - Technical Difficulties, Too: The Sequel

    9 September 2013 (4:49pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this technically challenged show we review the Eighth Doctor Big Finish Audio adventure, Terror Firma. Then a look at BBC America’s dismal representation of Eight’s era, as we share our remarks about The Doctor Revisited: The Eighth Doctor.

    Also, as usual we’ll have a look at the news of the week, including the latest in a line of Doctor Who games, Risk!

    And of Course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this week’s show:

    A look at the upcoming Doctor Who Risk

    Who North America

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  • Side Trip 10 - Salt Lake Comic Con Day 4 - A SHATNER-day Morning

    8 September 2013 (4:13am GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniChrissy, special correspondent to Traveling the Vortex, wraps up her Salt Lake Comic Con reports by boldly going where thousands of others went as well… the long lines to see William SHATNER (apparently Chrissy’s autocorrect on her phone demands that we capitalize the word SHATNER).

    We have enjoyed hearing all of Chrissy’s reports and would like to thank her for contributing such wonderful content for our show.

    You can read more about her exploits on her blog and see pictures of her days on her Tumblr and Instagram pages.

    Here are links to her on Tumblr and Instagram.

    You can follow Chrissy on Twitter. Just follow @wildcat_media – Chrissy’s Twitter Feed

    And be sure to check out Chrissy’s ever entertaining blog – cj’s notebook – found here.

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  • Side Trip 9 - Salt Lake Comic Con Day 2 - Line Dancing

    7 September 2013 (4:22pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 38 minutes and 57 seconds

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    Sttv 1400 annipecial correspondent, Chrissy brings us another full day report form Salt Lake Comic Con going on right now in Salt Lake City, Utah. This time, she gets a chance to hit some of the many panels happening there. Also, she shares with us something we find common to many cons and that’s the line systems to get in. Although, I have to admit, SLCC sounds to have some unique problems.

    Enjoy!

    You can follow Chrissy on Twitter. Just follow @wildcat_media – Chrissy’s Twitter Feed

    For more information on Salt Lake Comic Con click here.

    And be sure to check out Chrissy’s ever entertaining blog – cj’s notebook – found here.

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  • Side Trip 9 - Salt Lake Comic Con Day 2 - Line Dancing

    7 September 2013 (4:22pm GMT)
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    Sttv 1400 annipecial correspondent, Chrissy brings us another full day report form Salt Lake Comic Con going on right now in Salt Lake City, Utah. This time, she gets a chance to hit some of the many panels happening there. Also, she shares with us something we find common to many cons and that’s the line systems to get in. Although, I have to admit, SLCC sounds to have some unique problems.

    Enjoy!

    You can follow Chrissy on Twitter. Just follow @wildcat_media – Chrissy’s Twitter Feed

    For more information on Salt Lake Comic Con click here.

    And be sure to check out Chrissy’s ever entertaining blog – cj’s notebook – found here.

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  • Side Trip 8 - Salt Lake Comic Con Day 1 - Vendors Hall

    6 September 2013 (1:08pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniSpecial correspondent to Traveling the Vortex, Chrissy, is at Salt Lake Comic Con this weekend, and file her first full day report on the convention. Chrissy recounts some of the special guest celebrities including friend-of-the-show, Simon Fisher-Becker.

    Enjoy!

    You can follow Chrissy on Twitter. Just follow @wildcat_media – Chrissy’s Twitter Feed

    For more information on Salt Lake Comic Con click here.

    And be sure to check out Chrissy’s ever entertaining blog – cj’s notebook – found here.



  • Side Trip 8 - Salt Lake Comic Con Day 1 - Vendors Hall

    6 September 2013 (12:18pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniSpecial correspondent to Traveling the Vortex, Chrissy, is at Salt Lake Comic Con this weekend, and file her first full day report on the convention. Chrissy recounts some of the special guest celebrities including friend-of-the-show, Simon Fisher-Becker.

    Enjoy!

    You can follow Chrissy on Twitter. Just follow @wildcat_media – Chrissy’s Twitter Feed

    For more information on Salt Lake Comic Con click here.

    And be sure to check out Chrissy’s ever entertaining blog – cj’s notebook – found here.



  • Side Trip 7 - Salt Lake Comic Con Preview

    5 September 2013 (4:49pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniSpecial correspondent to Traveling the Vortex, Chrissy, is off to Salt Lake Comic Con this weekend, and has agreed to file some reports from the event. This one is a preview of what to expect from the show, who she is excited to see, an how you can find her if you are attending. Stay tuned for more reports from the con.

    You can follow Chrissy on Twitter. Just follow @wildcat_media – Chrissy’s Twitter Feed

    For more information on Salt Lake Comic Con click here.

    And be sure to check out Chrissy’s ever entertaining blog – cj’s notebook – found here.



  • Episode 140 - Serendipity and the Suburbs

    2 September 2013 (3:50pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s podcast, we look at the six-part story from the Third Doctor’s era, The Green Death. Out reactions to the story as well as the departure of Jo Grant from the series.

    Also, a few news stories to talk about including some exciting news surrounding the first Cybermen story, The Tenth Planet.

    And of course your feedback!

    Enjoy!

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    Frazer Hines pictures courtesy twitter.com/dw_experience



  • Episode 139 - Lucky Number Seven

    27 August 2013 (12:33am GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we take a look back over the stories that make up the Seventh Doctor’s era. Starting off, we review the latest installment of The Doctor Revisited – The Seventh Doctor. Then we try to nail down which story best represents dear Seven’s tenure.

    Also, a look at this week’s…. oh wait…. we didn’t find any.

    And of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this show:

    Doctor Who Turns 50 infographic
    Pictures from Brenda’s trip to the UK
    Chrissy’s ToshoCON Report



  • Episode 138 - Beware of the Dog

    19 August 2013 (4:23pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 3 hours, 0 minutes and 45 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we break down series 4 of The Sarah Jane Adventures. We join Follow Sarah Jane Smith, Luke, Clyde, and Rani as they save the world from a whole universe of aliens.

    Also, some con action this show with Shaun and two listeners representing Whovians at conventions this weekend.

    Plus, a look at the news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned on the show:
    Google TARDIS
    Crypticon Kansas City
    Styles and Smarts (Rachel’s blog)



  • Episode 137 - India is Like Canada...Kind Of

    12 August 2013 (3:42pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 38 minutes and 55 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we present a triple dose of the Seventh Doctor and Ace. First a review of Ace’s first story in the TV series, Dragonfire. Then we give our thoughts on Audio GO and Big Finish’s 7th adventure in the Destiny of the Doctor series, Shackwave. And finally we check out the latest installment of IDW’s Prisoners of Time comic book run.

    Also, a brief look at the big news stories of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this show:

    Who’s Changing – a documentary about 50 Years of Doctor Who Fans



  • Episode 136 - Dream Weaver

    5 August 2013 (8:30pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute and 32 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we all share our reaction to the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT of the actor who will be playing the 12th Doctor in the upcoming Christmas special and next year’s series 8 of Doctor Who. A very thrilling time to be a Whovian or fan of the show.

    Also, we delve back into the Divergent Universe with the Eighth Doctor, Charley and C’rizz as they make their way to the end of this leg of the journey.
    We’ll share out opinions and reactions there.

    And of course, all of your wonderful feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 135 - Old Sixie

    30 July 2013 (4:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 49 minutes and 6 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we wrap up our reviews of the Trail of a Time Lord season with The Doctor facing down the Valeyard in the conclusion, The Ultimate Foe. Then, we take a look back over the entire ToaTL run AND the Sixth Doctor’s era as a whole.

    Also, our impressions and reaction to some of the news of the week in Doctor Who fandom, including the absence of the 50th anniversary special trailer.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Links mentioned in the show:

    A mock up of Six’s proposed black felt look can be found here.



  • Episode 134 - From the 80's

    22 July 2013 (3:12pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes and 51 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we tackle the next installment in the Trial of a Time season with Terror of the Vervoids. listen to hear our review of this week’s show and find out if our review is more or less favorable with the absence of Brian Blessed.

    Plus, lots of San Diego Comic Con news to get to, including the Doctor Who panel.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    They're BACK!

    They’re BACK! (Credit: BBC Doctor Who)



  • Episode 133 - And Then There's a Space Buffalo.. DIVE!

    15 July 2013 (4:34pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s episode we show our love for Flash Gordon, and all things Brian Blessed an tackle the second story in the Trial of a Time Lord season, Mindwarp! We’ll share our varying views of this one and also, weigh in on the Sixth Doctor story by Audio GO and Big Finish, Destiny of the Doctor: Trouble in Paradise.

    Also, a look at this week’s news, including more amazing announcements at Chicago TARDIS.

    Plus, Brenda, Keith and I share our impressions on this years Doctor Who Prom.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show:

    Doctor Who Corn Maze

    Unwilling Adventurer on tumblr



  • Episode 132 - A Reading from the Ancient Text

    8 July 2013 (3:19pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 52 minutes and 39 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we look at two Sixth Doctor stories, starting with the first in our four week examination of Trial of a Time Lord – The Mysterious Planet. Next the sixth installment of of the IDW series Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time. We’ll fill you in on our thoghts on both.

    Also, a look at at long list of news items from the week, including an announcement about the Doctor Who panel at this year’s San Diego Comic Con.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in the show:

    An Adventure In Space and Time set pics

    TARDIS consol



  • Episode 131 - And the Winner Is...

    1 July 2013 (4:19pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes and 33 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we travel back to the First Doctor era for the story The Ark. Then forward to the future again to encounter the Sixth Doctor and Peri during their adventure in the Big Finish production of …ish.

    Also, a look at the news of the week, including surprise announcement for Chicago TARDIS.

    And of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!

    WWFF Winning short film “Voice Over” – Trailer.



  • Side Trip 6 - An Interview with Josh Adams

    27 June 2013 (1:51pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 55 minutes and 23 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniHere it is, the long overdue panel interview with IDW Comics Doctor Who artist, Josh Adams. This interview took place at Planet ComiCon in Kansas City on Sunday, April 7th, 2013. Our very own Keith Miles was moderator, and was joined by Tina Noire of the Kansas City Time Lords Society.

    We apologize for the audio quality. Part of the delay in its release is because of some tweaking to the audio that needed to be done. There are times that this recording is inaudible, but we hope you will understand.

    Enjoy!

    keith_josh



  • Episode 130 - To Sir Keith, With Love

    25 June 2013 (3:32pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we examine what might be one of the best stories of the Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who, Inferno. We’ll give our impressions on this multi-part story.

    Plus, a look back over Peter Davison’s Fifth Doctor era, narrowing down which story speaks for his time as the Doctor and why.

    Also, a look at this week’s biggest news stories, including the ongoing “missing episodes recovered” saga.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Mentioned in the show:

    To hear and follow along with RegenerEIGHT: The Great Movie Re-Watch! that took place on June 23, a replay of the stream can be found here.

    Google+



  • Episode 129 - Abracadabra

    18 June 2013 (12:44pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes and 58 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s episode we continue our celebration of the Fifth Doctor with three reviews. First a look at the fifth installment of the IDW comic Prisoners of Time. Next, our opinions on the next part of the Big Finish / Audio GO production of Destiny of the Doctors: Smoke and Mirrors. Then we review the look at the Fifth Doctor era in the latest Doctor Who – The Doctor Revisited.

    Also, some really neat news with the announcement from Daphne Ashbrook’s Official site, featuring a netwide watch-along of Doctor Who the Movie (details in the link below) and the rumors of more missing episodes found and soon to be seen on the release horizon.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    RegenerEIGHT: The Great Movie Re-Watch



  • Side Trip 5 - Star Trek 102

    13 June 2013 (1:32pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 34 minutes and 2 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniStepping away from Doctor Who for a moment, Shaun graces us with another in depth look at the Star Trek Universe.

    He picks up where he left off with on the last Side Trip, this time examining the Star Trek feature films with the original crew, and the two recent movies with J.J. Abrams at the helm.

    Once again, going where no ONE has ever gone before…. or not.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 128 - Her Majesty, The Doctor

    10 June 2013 (2:41pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes and 42 seconds

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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we look at the Fifth Doctor story, Planet of Fire, as we say goodbye to Turlough and hello to the stunning Peri. Then we continue the adventure with Five and Peri in the Big Finish audio story, Eye of the Scorpion.

    Also, a little announcement from the Vortex Boys regarding the next Doctor and a look at other items in the news this week.

    And of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!

    Doctor Who DVDs Going Out of Print



  • Episode 127 - The Church of Serendipity

    3 June 2013 (3:23pm GMT)
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    ttv 1400 anniIn this week’s show we take a step back into the Divergent Universe for another couple of adventures with the Eighth Doctor, Charlie and C’rizz. First a review of The Faith Stealer and then The Last, both are Big Finish Audio Adventures.

    Also, as you may know, there was some huge news this week to make up for the lack of it last week. Find out our impressions of the the bog announcement that Matt Smith is, in deed, leaving the series soon.

    Plus a Gallefry One update, with some new guest announcements.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 126 - The History Of Coffee

    29 May 2013 (4:38pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes and 42 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s show, we look back on the Fourth Doctor’s era. First a review of the Big Finish/Audio GO production of Doctor Who: Babblesphere (Destiny of the Doctor 4). Then, we look at the Fourth Doctor installment of The Doctor Revisited.

    Then, we try to pin down the best stories of the era that really zero on on the essence of the Fourth Doctor.

    Also, a look at this week’s… oh, we’ve got nothing on the news front, sorry. At least nothing that peaked our interest.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned on this program:

    Clarence and the Whispermen



  • Episode 125 - Humma Kavula!

    22 May 2013 (5:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 3 hours, 0 minutes and 7 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200*SPOILER WARNING* If you haven’t seen Star Trek Into Darkness, at the warning point around the 31:42 mark, skip ahead about 35:35:10 to the 1:07:21 mark to avoid leaning some of its secrets. *SPOILER WARNING*

    In this week’s episode we finally get review the last episode of the season for Doctor Who, The Name of the Doctor. We’ll talk about the epic ending to Series 7b.

    But first, step away from the world of Doctor Who and review the new film, Star Trek Into Darkness. Mind the spoiler above if you haven’t seen it. Then we take a look at the Star Trek/Doctor Who comic crossover, Assimilation 2.

    Also, some big news to discuss.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned on this week’s show:

    Old Spock – New Spock Audi commercial



  • Episode 124 - We've Got A Golden Ticket!

    14 May 2013 (11:38am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 40 minutes and 40 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode, we take a look at the classic story, Revenge of the Cybermen, featuring the Fourth Doctor, Harry, and Sarah Jane. Then the penultimate epsiode as the countdown to the end of Series 7 winds to a close, with our review of Nightmare in Silver.

    Also, some spoiler cautions for our fans as we talk about the huge blunder that was made with preorder copies of Series 7B in Blu ray.

    We will look at the rest of the news this week, and of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 123 - Brave Heart, Clara

    7 May 2013 (4:14am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes and 26 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s show we have a look at the lastest episode, The Crimson Horror. Also a review of the Fourth Doctor comic story, Prisoners of Time issue 4. And as an added bonus, our thoughts on Iron Man 3 which released in the USA this weekend.

    Also, some more non-news.

    And of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this show:

    For those who can help our listener Ruth, here are the links mentioned in her feedback.
    http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/blindness-is-not-an-acceptable-side-effect
    http://ruthscreations.blogspot.com



  • Episode 122 - Journey to the Centre of Shaun's Mind

    29 April 2013 (4:59pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes and 46 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode we take a journey to thus far a little mapped area. Also, we look at this week’s episode, Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS. We’ll give our opinions and reviews of the story.

    Plus a look back at the third Doctor area in which we try to do a better retrospective than the BBC America sepcial, The Doctor Revisited: The Third Doctor. Trust us, it wasn’t very hard to do.

    Also, a look at the non-news (really, there wasn’t any this week).

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 121 - Birds Do It, Bees Do It

    22 April 2013 (2:27pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 24 minutes and 47 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s show we do a little paranormal investigation into the latest episode of Doctor Who, Hide. We’ll give our varied views on the 4th installment of Series 7B.

    Plus, a look at the IDW Prisoners of Time issue number 3. And finally our review of the newest Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors – Vengeance of the Stones.

    Also, our reaction to news of the conformed name of the last episode of this series, The Name of the Doctor, and other announcements.

    And of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 120 - The Most Important Show In History

    15 April 2013 (4:12pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 1 second

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s program, its a two-for-one special. Because of our massive Planet ComiCon special last week, this week we tackle the reviews of two episodes, The Rings of Akhaten and The Cold War. Find out what we thought of the two stories and whether we agree or not with much of fandom.

    Also, a little bit of news concerning the return if a certain character in the 50th Anniversary Special.

    And of course, your feedback (and there is LOTS of it this week, so get comfortable).

    Enjoy!

    Links mentioned in this week’s show:

    cj’s notebook – Librarian in the TARDIS – The Project Begins



  • Episode 119 - Planet ComiCon 2013

    8 April 2013 (2:57pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes and 39 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode we land at Kansas City’s Number One Comic Book and Pop Culture Convention, Planet ComiCon. No reviews this week, just us talking about the fun and adventurous weekend.

    Also, joining us on this trip, is the lovely Daphne Ashbrook who plays Grace Halloway along side the Eight Doctor in Doctor Who: The Movie.

    But first, our reactions to some of the news of the week, and of course your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Daphne Ashbrook official site

    Josh Adams official site

    Planet ComiCon official site



  • Episode 118 - Why Don't I Have the Internet?

    1 April 2013 (4:52pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes and 35 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode we zero in on one thing this week, and that is the return of Doctor Who to our television sets. This week a look at The Bells of Saint John. Our review of the episode as well as some of the surprises that were in store for us this week.

    Also, a look at some big news regarding the 50th anniversary special.

    And of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!



  • Episode 117 - The Second Doctor In Review

    26 March 2013 (1:14pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 3 hours, 35 minutes and 28 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200After a slight delay, this week’s show is now on the feeds. In this episode, we get a little long winded and discuss the Second Doctor’s era. This is our 50th anniversary retrospective on the Patrick Troughton era, and Second Doctor materials, starting with a trip to the Land of Fiction in The Mind Robber.

    Then, Frazer Hines takes the reins and a turn as the Doctor, sort of, with the Big Finish and AudioGO adventure Doctor Who – Shadow of Death.

    And finally we wrap up the review portion with the second story in the IDW comic series Doctor Who – Prisoner of Time.

    Sorry, this is a long one this week.

    Then a look back at the entire run of the Second Doctor, including our picks for the story that best represents the Second Doctor.

    Also, a look at some of the news of the week.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    io9 March TV Madness Bracket
    Doctor Who Reprint Society



  • Episode 116 - Hitting a Nerva

    18 March 2013 (6:25pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 3 hours, 1 minute and 4 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode we travel not once, but twice to Space Station Nerva, for not one but two Fourth Doctor adventures. First, a trip with Harry and Sarah Jane in the story The Arc In Space. Then we are joined by Leela for the Big Finish Audio adventure, Destination Nerva.

    Also, a new announcement involving our involvement in next month’s Planet ComiCon in Kansas City.

    And as always, we’ll give our reation to the news of the weeks.

    And of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!

    Bagpipes and Uilleann Pipes Duet



  • Episode 115 - Karma Kamelion

    11 March 2013 (3:30pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 24 minutes and 33 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode, we flashback to the Fifth Doctor’s era with two stories. First, he’s joined by Tegan and Turlough for an adventure to 13th century England for The King’s Demons. Then we travel even further back, this time with Nyssa as we land on Traken for the Big Finish audio story, Primeval.

    Also, a look at the second installment in The Doctor’s Revisited series airing this year on BBC America, this time with a focus on the Second Doctor’s era.

    Plus, an update (sort of) on Gallifrey One registration, and other topics of interest in the news.

    And, of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!

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  • Episode 114 - Duncan MacGregor's Traveling Bagpipe Band

    4 March 2013 (4:11pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 38 minutes and 30 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode we continue our 50th Anniversary plans, first with a review of the First Doctor story "The Reign Of Terror".

    Then, our First Doctor retrospective. Looking back at the stories we’ve reviewed so far, we give our impressions on the era, and each choose one story that really sums up the First Doctor as a whole.

    Also, some discussion about bagpipes.

    Plus, a look at the week’s news, and our impressions on what could be the most over blown summation of an interview ever.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    The Uncanny Valley



  • Episode 113 - Happiness Through Acceptance

    25 February 2013 (3:54pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes and 45 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode we head back to the Divergent Universe and travel with The Doctor, Charley and C’rizz through the Big Finish audio asdventures, The Natural History of Fear and The Twilight Kingdom.

    Also, a big announcement from Planet Comicon and our involvement in the event.

    And, right off of this year’s Oscars, you can bet we have a little something to say about that as well.

    Oh, and lest we forget, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

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  • Episode 112 - For Those Left Behind (Gallifrey One 2013 Wrap-up)

    20 February 2013 (4:46pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 23 minutes and 58 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s show, Glenn, Shaun and Mel return from The 24 Hours of Gallifrey One – the big Doctor Who convention in sunny Los Angeles, California. We recount stories of our adventure out west to celebrate our favorite show with 3,500 of our closest friends.

    But not before getting some big news stories out of the way this week.

    And, of course, your feedback!

    Enjoy!



  • Gally 2013 Update 4 - Say Goodbye to Gallifrey

    18 February 2013 (9:49am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 55 minutes and 46 seconds

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    In this final update from Gallifrey One Shaun, Mel & Chrissy discuss the final day of the convention.

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  • Gally 2013 Update 3 - Better In Person

    17 February 2013 (7:29pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes and 2 seconds

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    In this Gally 2013 update, Glenn & Shaun are joined again by Mel & Chrissy to talk about Saturday at the con.

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  • Gally 2013 Update 2 - Breakfast at Tiffany's

    17 February 2013 (8:17am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 13 minutes and 49 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this Gally update, Shaun & Glenn are joined by Mel & Chrissy to discuss Friday’s con festivities.

    Gallifrey 2013 | The 24 Hours of Gallifrey One



  • Gally 2013 Update 1 - Let's All Go To The Lobby

    15 February 2013 (10:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 21 minutes and 31 seconds

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    Shaun is joined by Mel and special guest…listener Chrissy for the first official Gally update!

    They discuss their first day at the con, specifically Lobbycon!

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  • Gally 2013 Prequel - Universal Studios Hollywood

    15 February 2013 (9:16pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 37 minutes and 49 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In your first Gally 2013 update Shaun is joined by Mel to discuss their pre-Gally adventures in Universal Studios Hollywood.

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  • Episode 111 - Recreational Recreation

    11 February 2013 (6:09pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 59 minutes and 50 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode of Traveling the Vortex, we have a review of Doctor Who: Hunters of Earth the first in Audio GO and Big Finish’s Destiny of the Doctor series. The story features the First Doctor and Susan and features Carol Ann Ford reading the story.

    Then, we review the Forth Doctor and Romana II story, The Leisure Hive.

    Plus, lots of convention announcements, and the latest news.

    And, of course, your feedback.

    Enjoy!

    Planet Comicon
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  • Episode 110 - Scarydreamtime

    6 February 2013 (5:08pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes and 28 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200Now that many of us here at Traveling the Vortex are on the mend, we are able to bring you this week’s show. A little different this time, with a fan approach. This week we hear from some of the founding members of the Kansas City Time Lord Society for a discussion of the grass roots fan group and some of the up coming Planet Comicon in April. Then we welcome Doctor Who fan and cosplayer, Quiana who shares with us her passion for costuming as her favorite characters.

    Also, as promised, a review of the first issue in the IDW series, Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time. And a look at the recently aired Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited from BBC America.

    And of course, some news and your feedback!

    Enjoy!

    P.S. Thanks for all the get well wishes throughout the week!

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  • Episode 109 - Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!

    30 January 2013 (2:22am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 3 hours, 2 minutes and 35 seconds

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    NEW_TTV_LOGO_200In this week’s episode we put on our happy faces and smile through a review of the Seventh Doctor story, The Happiness Patrol. Then we escape to Germany and again join the Seventh Doctor and Ace for the Big Finish audio story, Colditz.

    Also, we discuss some exciting news for the Vortex Boys, with the announcement of our live podcast panel at Planet Comicon. But it doesn’t stop there. We’ll talk about Shaun and Glenn’s involvement at Gallifrey One this year as well.

    And more news, and of course your feedback.

    Enjoy!

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