Sunday, October 4, 2020

Bigly Finish

Seven months into the pandemic, and maybe things are starting to look up? This month JB, Sean and Chris get political on all y’all while reviewing the Big Finish audio adventure “The Lovecraft Invasion” starring Colin Baker.

CONTENTS INCLUDE: Where we were when Trump got Covid-19, the train-wreck that was the Presidential Debate, Texas messes with early voting, Tom Baker is officially a fossil, an ode to Smokey Joe, the replacement rat on the Talons blu-ray, diversifying the background characters in the “Fury from the Deep” animation, getting Twitter love from Frazier Hines, Sophie Aldred and Juliet Landau, getting overwhelmed by Big Finish’s catalogue, another plug for the Big Finish app, who the fuck is Flip?, using personal pronouns and verb tenses when talking about time-traveling transgenders, death of the author, Colin Baker sounding much older, we talk about smoking for almost eight minutes, Big Finish taking the Chibnall approach in dealing with Lovecraft’s xenophobia, woeful American accents, cribbing from “Vincent and the Doctor”, the Doctor meeting Thomas Jefferson, “The Shakespeare Code” is now as problematic as “The Talons of Weng-Chiang”, did the 456 aliens inspire QAnon?, nine hours of Dalek dialogue, the most offensive cat name, dissecting the Radio Times Doctor Who poll, “NMD’s” and “JodieBots”, Republicans are morons, Christmas at Ground Zero.

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

The Captain's Log

Six months into the pandemic, and we’re still at it.

CONTENTS INCLUDE: Sean obsessively purchases replacement DVDs, Time Flight over Hell Bent, we got over 3,000 downloads last month, the “silent majority”, we don’t do Instagram, reviewing the Tom Baker/David Tennant Big Finish story, Christopher Eccleston does Big Finish and why he really left the TV series, JB and Sean talk about “The Umbrella Academy”, paying to watch first-run movies on streaming, watching Classic Who in movie theaters, it’s Chris’ turn to present a game, that prattling DJ, Beat the Geeks, watching all the pretty goth girls dance, interrupted by gunshots, don’t fuck with the Jedi Master, “Don’t Stop Me Now”.

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Who Lost The Thread?

Five months into the pandemic, and we’re still podcasting while drinking cocktails. It’s the only way we know how to stay sane in this insane time.

CONTENTS INCLUDE: JB sounds like Ira Glass, The OOD Cast made too much work for themselves, we aren’t NPR, recording in different time zones, Steve Martin, “Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist”, “Pocahontas” and toxic boyfriends, Sean learns about the “MeToo” movement, Chris wants to go cold turkey on all the swearing, rate and review our fucking podcast, a question from Jeff Waddell, a shout-out to Caleb and “The Crow Hat” podcast, we now have a Twitter account, Victorian-era Clara should’ve been the companion, Tom Baker gets another new companion on Big Finish, decent villain roles for persons-of-color, we play a new game, Chicago TARDIS goes virtual for 2020, JB does not sound like Ira Glass, “Toxic Adventurer” by Dancing Rat.

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

Trials and Triple Libations

JB, Chris & Sean take turns acting as prosecutor, defender and judge as they place a handful of Doctor Who stories on trial. This is probably the crudest episode we’re recorded thus far from beginning to end, so we apologize in advance.

TODAY’S (randomly picked) TRIAL DOCKET: “Listen”, “The Rescue”, “The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood”, and “The End of Time, Parts 1 & 2”.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

The Chicken Soup of Doom

Hey, it’s JB. Chris, Sean and I went almost three hours recording this one. We were really inebriated and got into a very cathartic and politically charged discussion, most of which you’re NOT going to hear. I’m lucky I got an hour of usable material for this episode. Please forgive the audio levels. I promise to be the designated driver next time we record an episode, cause I get really fucking loud in this.

CONTENTS INCLUDE: A botched intro, listening to Yes and Queen, Chris gets tested for Covid-19, sponsorship, “professional” podcasts, problematic creative people and cancel culture, James Cordon’s Doctor Who Cosplay Challenge, bitching about aging (again), what’s a Cloister Wraith?, Moffat mansplaining the Bootstrap Paradox, Nicola Bryant offering personal hypnotherapy sessions, why do they defer to the First Doctor on multi-Doctor stories?, JB really needs to stop yelling into the mic, the “Lockdown Video” featuring Bill & Nardole, Doc liked “City of Death”, watching “The Sensorites” as punishment, “The Edge of Destruction” as a Pinter play, should the Police Box be abolished from the series?, filming new episodes on video and CSO, “Rosa” and confronting our white privilege, Sean praises “Vincent and the Doctor”, “Home”, everyone should watch Mr. Rogers, cocky leaky soup, “The Noodle Doodle Man” by Jon Pertwee.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Show Us Your TARDIS

It’s your monthly dose of drunken Doctor Who podcasting for the end times.

CONTENTS INCLUDE: The Three Doctors on Zoom, dissing “Four to Doomsday”, Tegan’s PTSD, planting potatoes on Facebook Live, busted by the wife, attempting to use “City of Death” as an aphrodisiac, fucking Twitter, GATEKEEPING, Steven Schapansky - Social Justice Warrior, Demat-circuit or butt-plug?, The Wife in Space, cheating with the “Trust Your Doctor” podcast, Liz Myles, “Mel got a spaceship!”, fans shitting on Colin Baker’s era, Radio Free Skaro’s unbridled hatred of “The End of Time”, Moffat hater or Men’s Rights Activist?, Graeme Burk would hire Danny Pink as a schoolteacher, the infamous Jon Pertwee corporate video, law firm Christmas parties, we can’t watch “Mad Men”, shameless podcast plug #1, Colin Baker on Cameo, you see a penis and I see vagina, more dissing of “Four to Doomsday”, Tegan’s gay cousin, mourning for a broken “Battlestar Galatica” DVD, Pixar Butt, “Time Lord Victorious”, lame 70’s sit-com reference, no one’s buying 13th Doctor merchandise, Eric Roberts returns as the Master for Big Finish, Jenny #1 and Jenny #2, mixing the classic with the modern, Drax, Jago & Lightfoot, Glitz & Dibber, shameless podcast plug #2, how we would write out “the fam”, “Thazmine”, Grace is Ruth, Star Wars toys, He-Man and She-Ra action figures, Yaz is Martha, what are our backstories for being the new companion?, a Movellan as the new companion, “Leave the girl!”, eliminating sexual tension from the series, Handles is the perfect sex toy, “The Buxom Country Maid” by Jon Pertwee.

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