Alyssa, author of the Whovian Feminism blog (whovianfeminism.tumblr.com), wrote an essay called "A Love Letter to My Problematic Favs." In it, she said:
I try to let myself love my favorite characters as much as I can, even when they can sometimes make me so uncomfortable I can’t bear to watch them onscreen. I […]
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.
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!
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