Author Archive: Glenn

Episode 313 – LIVE 313

This week we review Big Finish Main Range audio #74, LIVE 34 featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex.

Then, we look at Titan Comics Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two with issues #1-5.

Plus, some news, including another missing episodes rumor that could have some merit.

And, of course, your feedback

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 312 – Stonefinger

James Bond meets Doctor Who in this week’s edition of the podcast. This time we look at two Lethbridge-Stewart stories from Candy Jar Books. First, the fantastical short story, The Wishing Bazaar by Sharon Bidwell. Then we turn our attention to the novel, Blood of Atlantis by Simon A Forward. We give our impressions of these two stories.

But, not before a little news from out friends at Candy Jar, with the announcement of a new Lethbridge-Stewart project, that may just include someone very familiar to this podcast. You’ll have to listen to find out.

Plus, some very joyous news comes to us by way of feedback this week.

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 311 – A Very Vortex Christmas Special

A new year brings with it a new Christmas Special from the Vortex Boys. We review the anthology book collection, Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas from Penguin Books.

Also, we see out 2016 with a tribute to the good, and say goodbye to the bad things that the year brought.

Plus, some news and, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

 

“Jingle Bells” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 310 – Supernanny

A little late this week. Sorry for the delay.

In this week’s show we look at the return of Doctor Who on our television screens with the 2016 Christmas Special – The Return of Doctor Mysterio. Find out what we thought of this long-awaited episode.

Plus, we look at some of the news from the past week.

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 309 – The Cyberiad of Rassilon

In this week’s episode we look at two mini-series from Titan Comics. First, the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane come face to face with Medusa in the Five issue story, Gaze of the Medusa. Hear what we thought of the story that takes our heroes back to ancient Greece to do battle with the popular Gorgon and meet the Gods of Old.

Then, we review this years multi-Doctor event from Titan, Supremacy of the Cybermen. We give our impressions on the return of two old foes in an epic event that finds the Universe at threat by the silver menaces.

Plus, lot’s of news to talk about this week.

And, we have a SPOILER-FREE review of the latest Star Wars film, Rouge One.

Oh, and of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 308 – Holiday in Hell’s Kitchen

ttv_logo_newIn   this week’s podcast we look at the recently released episodes 3 and 4 of The Power of the Daleks. We catch up on the series so far and give our impressions of the story to this point.

Also, another book in Candy Jar Books’ ongoing Lethbridge-Stewart series, this time Times Squared written by Rick Cross. We look at the return of the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, in the first novel of Candy Jar’s third series of Lethbridge-Stewart novels.

Then, we follow that up with a review of the Lethbridge-Stewart short story, Eve of the Fomorians by Robert Mammone, which takes place after Times Squared.

Plus, some news from the week, including discussion of the latest Doctor Who trailer for this year’s Christmas Special.

Enjoy!

Oh, before we go, be sure to take advantage of the special promotion that Candy Jar has going on here.

Episode 307 – Lights and Things

ttv_logo_newOff topic this week we talk Christmas decorating, lights and holiday movie favorites.

On topic, we discuss some short stories in the Lethbridge-Stewart line of books from Candy Jar Books’ ongoing series. This time it’s The Creatures in the Cave by Rick Cross, The Last Duty by Christopher Bryant and The Lost Skin: Episode 1 by Andy Frankham-Allen. Hear what we thought of these three different tales.

Also, we discuss news of the week.

And of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Side Trip 25 – Book Review: Prisoner of the Daleks

ttv_logo_newShaun and Glenn take some time to review the Goodreads Traveling the Vortex Book Club selection for October, Doctor Who: Prisoner of the Daleks (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #33) by Trevor Baxendale.

This is the way we will continue to feature the book club titles, so as not to spoiler listeners who have not had a chance to read the novels.

Enjoy!

 

 

Episode 306 – No Need For Cutlery

ttv_logo_new  In this week’s podcast we examine two stories. First we look at episodes 1 and 2 of the newly released The Power of the Daleks (animated). We give our impressions of the story and what we think of the treatment so far.

And then, on to Big Finish The 4th Doctor Adventures S2: #4 The Justice Of Jalxar, We pick up where we left off in the adventures featuring the Fourth Doctor and Romana. Hear what we thought of this one.

Plus, some news of the week.

 

Enjoy!

Episode 305 – A Prickly Situation

ttv_logo_newIllness has delayed us again, so please forgive our tardiness again this week. However, we have returned and this week we explore the Fourth Doctor and Roman II story, Meglos. Find out what we have to say about this one.

Plus, more Power of the Daleks news, which brings some schedule foul ups for us, once again.

Also, other news of the week.

 

Enjoy!

Episode 304 – Honey, We Shrunk the Brig

ttv_logo_newIn  this week’s podcast, we revisit the world of Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart and review Candy Jar Books’ recently released Lethbridge-Stewart: The HAVOC Files 2. We have cultivated four stories from the anthology collection, as many have been already reviewed here on the podcast.  We will turn our focus to House of Giants by Rick Cross, Ashes of the Inferno by Andy Frankham-Allen, Schädengeist’s First Love by Jonathan Cooper, and Exodus from Venus by John Peel.

Plus, some very exciting news about the return of a Doctor Who convention, a wee bit earlier than once thought.

 

Enjoy!

Episode 303 – The Shaw Tank Redemption

ttv_logo_newSorry  for the delay, but our editor took ill earlier this week. But, finally here is this week’s podcast, as promised. Hopefully you didn’t think we just took yet another week off.

This time we feature a Companion Archive on the oft forgotten Third Doctor companion, Liz Shaw played by Caroline John. First, we look at the Big Finish Companion Chronicle, The Blue Tooth from season one. Then, a retrospective on Liz’s time on the TV series.

Also, some news-of-the-week.

Enjoy!

Episode 302 – Silver & Gold

ttv_logo_newIn   this week’s episode we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Cybermen’s first appearance in Doctor Who by offering you another Adversary Archive: The Cybermen IV! We look at two Big Finish Productions offerings. The first is mainline story #86 “The Reaping” featuring the Sixth Doctor and Peri. Then, we follow that up with the second part of the story with #87 “The Gathering” with the Fifth Doctor and Tegan.

We also look at some convention news, including guest announcements for several upcoming Doctor Who conventions.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 301 – Head of the Class

ttv_logo_newThis  week we have another Companion Archive for our show. This time we feature not a person, but a place that is very familiar to the Doctor and some of his companions, Coal Hill School. We’re talking about the first two episodes of the show, Class with a spoiler light review, and reviewing the comic The Monsters Of Coal Hill, and the short story Nothing at the End of the Lane.

Plus, well take a look at some news of the week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

 

Episode 300 – Time Eddy II & CCC

ttv_logo_newWell, we’ve made it to episode 300. And there was no better time to make this milestone as this past weekend where we celebrated at Time Eddy II, the Wichita Doctor Who convention right here in our home state of Kansas. We came back exhausted from the event, but with some memories that we will cherish forever.

And, we have with us some material that you will only hear, right here on the program.

It’s a long episode this week, the longest we’ve produced in some time, But, we hope it will be worth it as we talk about our weekend adventure at a convention that should be heralded as a premiere event for years to come.

Enjoy!