Sunday, March 31, 2013

#004 - Clara Bells

…in which our fearless podcaster reviews "The Bells of St. John", reacts to the news of the return of David Tennant and Billie Piper for the 50th Anniversary Special, and concludes his "panel" on sex & relationships in Doctor Who. It's the longest podcast episode to date - clocking in at 55 minutes, and it's full of spoilers. Happy Easter, everyone!

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Friday, March 29, 2013

highlights from Twitter commentary - "The Chase"

Hartnell just said "wipe the shit off these switches!"
That's the biggest goddamned hubcap I've ever seen!
The Lincoln from "That Which Survives" was better.
LIz 1 still bitter about Tennant.
No "Ticket To Ride" for you! Denied! Doc's got a webcam on the console.
two suns. cue John Williams.
oh, no. not the tympani again!
I don't think it would get that cold at night on a planet w/2 suns. you never saw Luke Skywalker with a winter coat.
Disappointed the Dalek didn't say "its!" after approaching the camera.
what's more embarrassing - fish people from #TheChase or fish people from #TheUnderwaterMenance?
They're going to destroy the "Airlock". It will not be recovered for another 46 years.
Doc's eating custard, though I don't think he'll want fish fingers in it.
what's more embarrassing - The Mire Beast or The Murka?
I like Vicki! At this point Susan would be whimpering in a corner!
Hartnell does his impression of a gay man hailing a taxi.
Okay, we're in NYC circa 1965, so the Ponds would be in their mid-40s?
Sad to say that #TheChase is still the best #DoctorWho story set in NYC.
who's more goofy wearing a stetson - Peter Purves or Matt Smith?
they've landed on the set of "Dark Shadows"!
Barbara quotes Poe. They should really pay him a visit in the new series.
ah, the inept directing style of Richard Martin. really shit with the action sequences.
Dalek did a fine impression of David Banks - "Excellent!"
Dude, use the Fast Return switch!
first story with the shoulder slats, and they're already falling apart!
"impossible to distinguish from the original?!?" ARE YOU HIGH?!?
Barbara making gunshot noises is so adorable!
This guy is no Richard Hurndall.
someone is playing their jazz records in the cave.
thank god the film editors were able to salvage the Dalek/Mechans battle.
let's superimpose the paper model city with footage of an avalanche. WEAK!

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Now on iTunes!

You can now find and download the podcast on iTunes!

Download links for past shows can now also be accessed on the top right widget/app of this page.

Getting really exciting around here now, especially with new Who just two days away. Next podcast episode featuring my review of "The Bells of St. John" coming soon. I will also be concluding my "panel" discussion of Relationships/Romance/Sex in Doctor Who. I'm sure there's a lot of points I've missed or got wrong, so please feel free to contact me via the blog, Facebook or Twitter and let me know what's on your mind. Don't be shy!

Saturday, March 23, 2013

#003 - Calm Before The Oncoming Storm

…in which our fearless podcaster is able to shoehorn in another episode before the start of Series 7B and rambles on about being thwarted by the marketing genius of 2Entertain, conducts the young person's guide to Big Finish, comments on the chemistry between the Doctor and Romana (both of her).

Friday, March 22, 2013

excerpts from Twitter - episode commentary

The Ambassadors of Death - Episodes 1-3 

weird TARDIS interior...oh wait, he took the console out of the TARDIS.

Liz Shaw is a dead ringer for Strisand.

"A Whiter Shade of Pale" to play you into space dock.

is that Michael Wisher behind the hipster beard and glasses? 

ohh. sexy bass and sax music while going down the tunnel.

These guys are worse shots that Imperial Stormtroopers!

they stole that pop-up screen from the set of "Tattletales"

Pertwee got a hold of "Tenth Planet" episode four! oops, it's gone!

i can't take the UNIT soldiers seriously with those white turtlenecks.

again with the inappropriate sexy sax music!

they're being attacked by hair stylists!

Who put barber chairs in the recovery capsule?!?

Pertwee wants to beat that bureaucrat to death with that pencil.

The delivery truck says Hay Hoe, and suddenly I got hiphop music stuck in my head.

car chase sequences. not exclusive to The TV Movie. and now Liz runs it for a touchdown!

cut to credits just before the unfortunate upskirt shot.

Want to see more?  Follow me on twitter @WHO37podcast  I will be continuing tweets for the remainder of "The Ambassadors of Death", followed by "The Space Museum" and "The Chase".  

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Theme Song Origin - My Rock Video

Did some recording for the next podcast this morning, during which I refer to the fact that the theme tune to the podcast is from a rock song I co-wrote and recorded. I also shot a "rock video" in the WHO 37 studio (aka the coat closet of our house).

Here it is...

Anyway, after this morning's session I got about 2/3rds of a podcast recorded and edited, so I may well drop the next episode before the start of Series 7B.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

A facelift...several so far

Decided to change up the website a bit. I'm sure the site will regenerate more times than the Master!

Planning on getting in some recording time this weekend for the next podcast. In the meantime, I'm still deciding on what DVDs to purchase with my Amazon gift card that I got for my birthday. Should I get "The Aztecs: Special Edition", "The Ambassadors of Death", or the guilty pleasure that is "The Chase" (with the unfortunate bonus of "The Space Museum")? Answers on a postcard, please.

I've also just uploaded a bunch of new 4th Doctor audio adventures from Big Finish, and will have plenty of listening during my work commute.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Now on Twitter

So I have finally succumbed and open a Twitter account for the podcast. You may now follow me on Twitter @WHO37podcast.

Tonight was spent tweeting thru all four episodes of "The Krotons" (from my Netflix queue). Will be fun reading all these tweets out of context in a few weeks. Thinking about making it a regular feature on my newly-founded twitter page - tweeting while watching Doctor Who episodes. Perhaps when (not if) I get enough "followers", I'll organize times when I'll be tweeting during episode viewings and have everyone tweet along.

May also be funny to read some of these tweets aloud and out of context on future podcast episodes.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

#002 - Time & Relationships, Dating & Sex

…in which our fearless podcaster speaks in hushed tones of the sex appeal of Sarah Jane Smith in the new series era, expounds on who Leela really should have hooked up with on Gallifrey, explains why the First Doctor should crack open an encyclopedia now and then, and reveals what the Scooby-Doo gang and the Fifth Doctor's crew had in common. Also featuring "The 17th Annual Dalek Invasion of Earth". (Rated PG-13 for language)

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