Thursday, June 28, 2018

Ep 086: Timehash

In this episode, we review the Sixth Doctor story Timelash.

In our review of Timelash, we discuss this two-part Classic story. What did we think of how this story manipulates time? Did we think the story makes sense, or are there too many plot holes? What did we think of Herbert’s role in the story?

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Ep 085: Dress for the Occasion

In this episode, we review the Fourth Doctor story The Ribos Operation, and discuss cosplay.

In our review of The Ribos Operation, we see the beginning of the Key to Time story arc. What did we think of the introduction of the introduction of Romana 1, and her relationship to the 4th Doctor? How do the local politics feed into the multiple cons going on, and where do we see the gray in the Black and White Guardians?

In our discussion we talk about the degrees of cosplay, the Cosplay is not Consent concept, cross-play and the differences between cosplay, drag and LARP. What is our personal history with cosplay, and and what do we hope for for the next generation of cosplay now that we have a female Doctor?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:47 The Ribos Operation Review
30:29 Cosplay Discussion


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Friday, May 18, 2018

Ep 084: The Curse of the Late Episodes

In this episode, we review the Eleventh Doctor story The Curse of the Black Spot, the Third Doctor story The Curse of Peladon.

In our review of The Curse of the Black Spot, we discuss if this story makes any sense. Is it full of aggravating plot holes, or just fun?

For The Curse of Peladon, we discuss this political story. What did we think of the pacing and the aliens? How do we feel about the role Jo plays in this story?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:48 The Curse of the Black Spot review
29:04 The Curse of Peladon Review

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Monday, April 09, 2018

Ep 083: The Curse of Bad Representation

In this episode, we review the Seventh Doctor story The Curse of Fenric, and have a discussion about the representation of physical disability in Doctor Who.

In our review of The Curse of Fenric, we try to figure out just what happened in this story. What did we think of the relationship between Ace and the Doctor? Does this version of Doctor Who vampires work for us?

In our discussion, we examine the representation of physical disability in Doctor Who, and in media more generally. What are some examples of good representation, and where do things go wrong?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:57 The Curse of Fenric review
31:59 Representation of physical disability discussion


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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

#WhoAgainstGuns

Jessica and Mikayla are participating in the #WhoAgainstGuns campaign raising money for organizations that work to end gun violence.




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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Ep 082: Friendships Old and New

In this episode, we review the Tenth Doctor story School Reunion, and discuss devaluing friendship and the impact this has on aromantic representation.'

In our review, we discuss Sarah Jane’s return to Doctor Who. How did we think her character compared to what we expected from Classic Who? What did we think of the interactions between Rose and Sarah Jane? Do we want the Doctor as our physics teacher?

In our discussion, we examine how friendships are devalued in tv and in general. We look at how this impacts options for representing aromantic characters on screen, and the types of stories that are told.

Asexual and Aromantic Characters Database: http://claudiearseneault.com/?page_id=1320

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
01:23 Mikayla and Stephen are going to Gally
03:10 School Reunion review
34:49 Devaluing friendship discussion

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Ep 081: Twice Upon an Ending

In this episode, we review the Twelfth Doctor Christmas story, Twice Upon a Time.

In our review, we discuss this final episode of Capaldi’s run of playing The Doctor. What did we think of the setting, the “villain”, and the use of the First Doctor? How do we interpret Bill’s return, and what we think of the regeneration?


Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:45 Coming out is difficult
02:14 Twice Upon a Time review


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