Pearl Mackie is the new companion, Bill, introduced during a really big football game. I like what I see–both in the companion, and in the way the BBC brought her to us.

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The BBC's press announcement of its Doctor Who spinoff Class's cast–and more crucially its concept and plot hints–draws Chip out of his hiatus…

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At long last, 2MTL's interview from the Long Island Who stage with Noel Clarke in November 2015. Noel talks about his career outside Doctor Who, including his comic The Troop from Titan Comics and his upcoming film Brotherhood, as well as his evolution from "buffoon" to "badass" as Mickey Smith.

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Recorded at Long Island Who in November 2015, here's Strax himself: Dan Starkey! Dan talks about his journey from murderous soldier in "The Sontaran Stratagem" to the medical hero we have come to know and love and fear.

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Mikayla, one of the hosts of The Web of Queer (Twitter), provides a great guest commentary (clocking in at an increasingly rare ACTUAL TWO MINUTES) about what you may be inadvertently communicating when you discuss whether the Doctor is, or should be, asexual or aromantic.

Today the news broke that Steven Moffat's next series will be his last, and that Chris Chibnall is waiting in the wings…

The Management would like to apologize for the delay in this review. There was a holiday thing.

Speaking of holiday things, how about the last Christmas special?

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Thanks to the holidays, this huge Time Dilation edition of the podcast was almost literally 404. Thanks so much to Kyle Anderson and Erik Stadnik of Doctor Who: The Writers' Room for joining me for an in-depth (believe me, once they get wound up about "Sleep No More"…) examination of Series 9.

This podcast was recorded before "The Husbands of River Song" aired, about which more next time.

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Series 9 is over, and with it is Chip's fidelity to his podcast format: It's time for a series of longer Time Dilation episodes! First up, the first of two year-in-review episodes, this time with NPR's Petra Meyer and Hockey Feels co-host Rachel Donner.

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Chip gets reflective as Doctor Who Series 9's year-long meditation on the dangers of emotional attachment comes to a close.

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