Tag Archive: Peter Capaldi

Episode 254 – You Must Have a Plan

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s show we review the next episode in Series 9 with the second part of the two-part Zygon story, The Zygon Inversion. We’ll give our impressions on what some may consider the best story of the season so far. Oops, did I say too much already?

And of course some news rapidly squashing some unnerving rumors that were spread in the tabloids this week concerning Series 10. We give our reactions to both sides of the issue.

Plus, the return of our Doctor Who: Legacy Tip of the Week, with a new one (or perhaps just another subtle reminder) from Shaun on making sure you log in from day to day.

And it’s our Lethbridge-Stewart: Beast of Fang Rock book give-away thanks to our good friends over at Candy Jar Books. Congratulations to our winners!

And, of course, your feedback.


Episode 253 – The Halloween Invasion

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s show we step aside for a brief moment to talk a little bit about our Halloween festivities this week.

Then we get down to business and discuss the Halloween broadcast of Series 9 with The Zygon Invasion. We give our impression of this first story in a two-part story arc with lots of surprises and some seriously tense moments.

Also, some good news for the future of the series as well as some exciting announcement out of some of our local and area conventions.

And, of course, your feedback.


Friday Night Who 10/30


It’s All Hallows Eve Eve! And so to celebrate we are having a double feature of 2 scary episodes!

Join @TravelVortex, @VortexShaun, @VortexGlenn & @VortexKeith as we press play at Midnight CDT on Blink & Listen!

Since it won’t be as easy for everyone to play them back to back, we will have a 5 minute intermission between episodes.

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

Episode 251 – The Universe is Full of Testosterone

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we review the latest episode in Doctor Who Series 9 with The Girl Who Died. We give our impression on what could be one of the pivotal stories in the Twelfth Doctor’s era thus far. Also, we evaluate the performance of guest star Maisie Williams in her first appearance as Ashildr.

Also, some great news on the recent improvement in the health of another Doctor Who actor.

Plus some information on a website sharing the worldwide broadcast dates for Doctor Who over the past 52 years (thank you Robert).

In addition, thanks to Dan for a return of the Doctor Who Legacy Tip of the Week.

And, of course, your feedback.


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Episode 250 – Morning Breath

ttv_logo_newIt’s another “epiversary” edition of Traveling the Vortex! In this, our 250th episode, we only have one topic for discussion, the latest release in Series 9, Before the Flood. We give our opinions and impressions on the second of this two-part story arc.

Also, we talk about the upcoming release of special audio commentaries for two Classic Doctor  Who stories, The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear. Plus, LEGO has given us a glimpse of it’s first set in its Doctor Who line. We’ll chime in on that as well.

And of course, your feedback.


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Fantom Films

Episode 249 – More Clever Through Osmosis

TTV LOGO FB 2In this week’s episode we examine the latest installment in what is shaping up to be a stellar Series 9 as we review Under the Lake. We give our impression of the first part of what will be a 2 part story line.

Also, we look at some of the news of the week and give our reactions, including some big news out of Big Finish involving the War Doctor, the Eighth Doctor and The Time War. Exciting stuff is on the horizon from the company that beings us some great Doctor Who audio plays.

Plus, some news about a spin-off series from Doctor Who.

And of course, your feedback.



Episode 247 – The Confessional Podcast

TTV LOGO FB 2It’s finally arrived. No, we’re not referring to this week’s show, which I’m sure you have been eagerly awaiting. Series 9 premiered this weekend, and we finally get a chance to review the first in a two-part story, The Magician’s Apprentice. We give our impressions of the first episode out of the gate for 2015.

Also, we are fresh back from this year’s TOPCON, and will discuss our involvement and the convention on the whole.

Plus, some news of the week, including our reactions to the announcement that Jenna Coleman will soon be leaving Doctor Who.

And, of course, your feedback.


Doctor Who Game Maker

Episode 201 – Guess Who’s Back

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s show we review the penultimate episode of Series 8 of Doctor Who, Dark Water. We’ll give our impressions on the next to last installment of the series, and what we thought of the big reveal at the end.

Also, not much in news this week, but we do have our reactions to a little news on the home front as far as a Doctor Who convention coming to the midwest.

And of course, your feedback.


Episode 196 – Hey Teacher, Leave Those Kids Alone!

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this show, we make it to the midway point of Series 8 and take a look at this week’s offering, The Caretaker. We’ll give our impressions on this relationship heavy drama.

Also, some sad news of the week to report with the passing of a very special lady.

And, some great news coming out of next years British Fest.

And of course, your feedback.


Episode 192 – Where’s Gary?

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s show we discuss the newest episode of Doctor Who Series 8, Into the Dalek. Hear our impressions on the latest installment to our favorite program.

Also, a look at some news of the week, including an Emmy award for another project by Doctor Who show runner, Steven Moffat.

Oh, and listen closely for some clues to the title of this week’s podcast.

And, of course, your feedback.