My wife Shannon guests with her reaction to the recent online criticism of Doctor Who "fangirls."
Uncharacteristically for 2MTL, Shannon has provided genuine show notes:
The tweet that started today’s mess, for which there has been something of an apology:
Dear Fangirl. The average age of the actor to play the Doctor is [...]
Tenth Doctor, or Tenth Point Five? Plus some Value Added Material from Kyle Anderson (@FunctionalNerd), who is calmly warring against fan entitlement.
Clara Oswin Oswald — if that IS her REAL name — committed many and various sins against Victoriana in "The Snowmen." Shannon, spouse behind and brains of the 2MTL operation, enumerates the offenses and incongruities, suggesting that they're hints to her true nature.
While Chip's battling laryngitis, his wife makes another guest appearance: What was Chicago TARDIS like from the perspective of a Doctor Who fan whose tastes run more "Tennant" than "total"?
Guest presenter Steven Schapansky of Radio Free Skaro has a ritual: same time every year, "An Unearthly Child." Why, and what goes through his head? Also, a flash thought from Chip about the Christmas "prequel."
As we head into the home stretch of BBC Week, TV producer and Tachyon TV contributor Simon Harries introduces you to Toby Hadoke's new one-man show, "Now I Know My BBC." Toby's been a great friend of the podcast, having been interviewed a few times and contributing a review of "The Big Bang" for [...]
BBC Week continues, with five-year expatriate professor Mark Goodacre, the Resident Alien, talking about his concern over the BBC and drawing a parallel with those dark Doctor Who years that began in 1989. PLUS: A bonus spoiler section at the end, regarding certain revelations from the "Death of the Doctor" Sarah Jane Adventures screening!
Who Fix co-founder, Tachyon TV co-conspirator, and video and new media professor (wait, that sounds terribly legitimate) Neil Perryman fixes blame for Dimensions in Time while making some best-case and worst-case predictions for Doctor Who's future. This is Day 2 of BBC Week on 2MTL.
Next up: Mark Goodacre, the Resident Alien, with [...]
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