Thursday, May 21, 2015

Ep 026: Lust of the Timelords

In this episode of The Web of Queer, we review the Tenth Doctor stories The Sound of Drums and Last of the Time Lords, and continue on with a discussion on the Doctor and Master/Mistress relationship throughout the years.

First we look back at the dystopian two part finale and try to figure out just what the Master was thinking. Or indeed, what was RTD thinking when he came up with the Dobby Doctor? We also discuss our opinions on the Doctor, Martha, and Jack trio.

For our discussion, we start with a primer on how to address Missy/Master, then jump into talk about the evolving dynamics of his/her relationship with the Doctor. Do we think their relationship has changed over the years? And how do we think fans, including those that run the show now, might influence that? 

Show notes:

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:58 The Sound of Drums/Last of The Time Lords review
32:43 The Doctor and The Master/Missy discussion

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Ep 025: Mercantile Machinations

In this episode of The Web of Queer, we have 2 reviews for you! We start with the Fourth Doctor story “The Robots of Death”, and then review the Big Finish Companion Chronicle “The Perpetual Bond”.

First, The Robots of Death. We find Leela and the Fourth Doctor on their first outing as a pair. What are our first time viewers impressions of Leela? With such a large cast how well are they written? And who’s story can we really trust anyway?

And for The Perpetual Bond, we discuss this Steven-lead story into the 60’s and an interstellar slave trade market. How well does the story capture Steven's character? And what do we think of the mysterious new companion?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:52 The Robots Of Death review
17:55 The Perpetual Bond review

Father Ted 'Small or Far Away' clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFTgkibl7DU

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Thursday, May 07, 2015

PoE 003: Phobos

In this Pieces of Eight episode, we review the Eighth Doctor audio, Phobos. We talk secret gay crushes, overt racism, and mix in some tourist trap talk for good measure.


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Sunday, May 03, 2015

Ep 024: Are You My Captain?

On this episode of The Web of Queer, it’s all about our favourite Captain, Jack Harkness! We review his first appearance in the Series One two-parter The Empty Child and The Doctor Dances, and talk about the Captain's character in our discussion after.

In our review of this Ninth Doctor two-parter, we talk closets, continuity, and all that dancing. How well does this wartime horror hit on the themes of the times, and with Captain Jack being such a skillful con-artist, where does the conman end, and authentic flirting begin?

We finally discuss Captain Jack Harkness! Our queer action hero gets a whole segment to himself, and we dive deep. Why do his roles of companion verses leader cause such a shift in how he interacts with others, and how effectively do we feel that has been portrayed? And why does everyone always seem to flirt back?

Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:53 The Empty Child & The Doctor Dances review
28:44 Captain Jack discussion

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