Episode 322 – Small Soldiers

In this week’s episode we look at two Fifth Doctor and Nyssa stories from the Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range. First it’s the four story anthology offering, Circular Time. Then we examine Renaissance of the Daleks. Find out what we liked and didn’t like in these two offerings.

Plus, we look at some news of the week, including another trailer for the upcoming series 10.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Which is the worst monster in Doctor Who?

Make sure to vote in our poll for the discussion on the next podcast!

Which are the worst monsters in Doctor Who?

  • The Scribble Monster (43%, 6 Votes)
  • Human Dalek Sek (36%, 5 Votes)
  • Slitheen (14%, 2 Votes)
  • The Myrka (14%, 2 Votes)
  • Kandyman (7%, 1 Votes)
  • Krotons (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Vervoids (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Mondoid (0%, 0 Votes)
  • The Zarbi (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Alpha Centauri (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Fish People (The Underwater Menace) (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 14

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Episode 321 – Bye-Bye, Duggan!

In this week’s podcast we revisit one of our favorite stories, City of Death. But, this time it’s for a review of the novelization of the classic TV story, written by James Goss, from the story by Douglas Adams and David Fisher. We compare the treatment and discuss it’s transformation from on-screen gem to book form.

Plus, a few news items this week.

Enjoy!

Episode 320 – Settling for Less

In this week’s episode we delve into some Seventh and Tenth Doctor materials.

First we look at the Big Finish Main Range audio play, story #82 “The Settling”. This story features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex in a historical setting.

Then it’s on to the Titan Comics 10th Doctor series 2 issues #2.11 – #2.17, featuring the Tenth Doctor, Gabriella “Gabby” Gonzalez and Cindy Wu.

Plus we look at some news that came out last week.

Enjoy!

Episode 319 – We’ve Got the Power

In this week’s show we examine two versions of a classic Dalek tale.

First, it’s the recently released animated version of the classic Second Doctor story, The Power of the Daleks featuring Patrick Troughton’s first appearance as the Doctor. He joins companions, Ben and Polly on this adventure.

Then, we look at the fan mounted The Power of the Daleks – Reimagined, which is a modernized take on the classic tale, presented to fans as part of a fundraising effort for charities back in 2013.

Also, we look at some news and rumors.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Friday Night Who for 2/24

We finish where we left off last week with the rest of “The Power of the Daleks” for Friday Night Who!

We will leave it up to you to decide if you watch in color or in black and white

Join @TravelVortex, @VortexShaun, @VortexGlenn & @VortexKeith as we press play on parts 4-6 at Midnight CST on Friday!

And as always keep an eye out for the hashtags #FridayNightWho & #ThePoweroftheDaleks

Episode 318 – Army Registration

In this week’s episode we talk army registration…er… we mean baby registration. But really the stuff you care about is our reviews.

First, we finish off Titan Comics 11th Doctor series 2 with issues #2.11 – #2.15 featuring, of course, the Eleventh Doctor, Alice, The Squire, Abslom Daak and River Song.

Then we tackle Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures: S2 #5 Phantoms Of The Deep featuring the Fourth Doctor and Romana I.

Plus, some more news this week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Friday Night Who for 2/17

Finally! We get “The Power of the Daleks” onto Friday Night Who! (at least the first half)

We will leave it up to you to decide if you watch in color or in black and white

Join @TravelVortex, @VortexShaun, @VortexGlenn & @VortexKeith as we press play on parts 1-3 at Midnight CST on Friday!

And as always keep an eye out for the hashtags #FridayNightWho & #ThePoweroftheDaleks

Episode 317 – Woodworms Scrubs Prison Blues

In this week’s episode we look at two pieces from our friends over at Candy Jar Books. First, it’s the final novel in the third phase of the Lethbridge-Stewart series, Mind of Stone by Iain McLaughlan. This will be a spoiler filled review of that book.

Then, we look at The Xmas Files featuring three short stories including The Feast of Evans by Simon A Forward, The Fright Before Christmas by Tom Dexter, and Home for Christmas by a collection of the authors who have worked on the LS series.

Plus, we have some convention announcements, and a look at some of the news that came out this week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

 

Scheduling From Here To Easter Saturday

With the Beeb’s recent announcement of Season 10 premiering on Easter Saturday, we feel confident in releasing the rest of the schedule up to that point for those of you who like to follow along…

Friday Night Who on 2/3 is “The Gunfighters” with William Hartnell.

TTV #317 is a Book Review of Lethbridge-Stewart: Mind Of Stone by Iain McLaughlan, and The Christmas Files shorts.

FNW 2/17 (Finally) is “The Power of the Daleks” Part 1-3, as the Patrick Troughton story comes to DVD in North America at last.

TTV #318 We’ll finish off Titan Comics 11th Doctor series 2 with #2.11 – #2.15, and tackle Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures: S2 #5 “Phantoms Of The Deep”.

Friday Night Who on 2/24 finishes “The Power of the Daleks” Part 4-6…

…and then an in-depth look into the story. We’ll talk about “The Power of the Daleks”(story, the animation, the color version), and the fan mounted film version in Traveling The Vortex #319

3/3 brings David Tennant to “New Earth” for Friday Night Who.

Our podcast epsisode #320 will review Titan Comics 10th Doctor series 2 issues #2.11 – #2.17, and Big Finish mainline story #82 “The Settling”.

FNW 3/10 is the masterful Tom Baker story “City Of Death”

TTV #321 is our Book Reviews of the novelization of City Of Death by Douglas Adams & James Goss

Friday Night Who on 3/17 brings back Peter Davidson and Team TARDIS in “Time Flight”

A pair of audios round things out for show #322, with Big Finish mainline stories #91 Circular Time and #93 Renaissance Of The Daleks.

Hartnell returns to Friday Night Who on 3/24 in “The Ark”

TTV #323 features our current listener’s poll, with a twist. We want all of YOU to vote on the WORST monsters to grace Doctor Who. The dregs, the deplorable, the ones despised by fandom. You know the ones. We’ll take the top ten vote getters, and then our job will be to rise to their defense and explain why they’re actually pretty great. If we can. Challenge Accepted!

Get your Funky Pertwee on with FNW on 3/31 as we watch the first three parts of “Invasion Of The Dinosaurs”

CORRECTION:

TTV #324 features the conclusion of Titan Comics 12th Doctor series 2 with issues #2.11 – #2.15, and Big Finish mainline story #89 No Man’s Land CHANGED TO: #79 Night Thoughts. 

FNW on 4/7 will finish off “Invasion Of The Dinosaurs” parts 4-6.

And in TTV #325 we’ll cover Titan Comics third Doctor mini series, and Big Finish mainline story #108 The Assassin In The Limelight.

Thanks again for your support!