2MTL 434: Shannon Sudderth on Random Encounters
Shannon Sudderth, podcasting partner and co-habitationist of your humble host, returned to Doctor Who with Chris Chibnall and Jodie Whittaker. She shares her joy about reconnecting with Doctor Who fandom in ways large, small, and totally accidental.
Find Shannon on Twitter @Starfury10, on The Incomparable Network, and as one third of The […]
2MTL 432: Kayti Burt on Rose Tyler, Class, and Being Invited Into a TARDIS
Den of Geek US's Kayti Burt saw herself in Rose Tyler, and watched as the TARDIS changed Rose just as Kayti's experiences–and her slowly growing distance from her working-class background–changed her.
(You can listen to Kayti and Chip every week, along with Jen Burt and Warren Frey from Radio Free […]
2MTL 430: Joy Piedmont on Dating and Doctor Who
If you're searching for a Significant Other, how important is it that they be into the same things you are? If you're as immersed in Doctor Who fandom as Reality Bomb co-producer Joy Piedmont is, should a potential partner get into Doctor Who as well? The answer is more complicated than you might […]
2MTL 428: Nicole Hill on Danny Pink
Welcome to our first guest essayist of the new 2MTL! I met Nicole Hill in person for the first time at the 2019 Gallifrey One convention. It was a pleasure to talk with her then, and soon after I followed her on Twitter only soon after to read a couple of epic threads she wrote […]
2MTL 416: Let Clara Kiss Jane
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 […]
2MTL 407: Ace and Aro in Doctor Who
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.
2MTL 318: There Are No Fandom Gatekeepers
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 […]
2MTL 308: Does Andy Candish Really Want to Know the Doctor's Secrets?
Andy Candish of the delightful Ood Cast has a dilemma: on Saturday one of the greatest mysteries in Doctor Who may be undone.
2MTL 302: The Tennant Question (plus Kyle Anderson on fan entitlement)
Tenth Doctor, or Tenth Point Five? Plus some Value Added Material from Kyle Anderson (@FunctionalNerd), who is calmly warring against fan entitlement.
Hear Kyle at Doctor Who: The Writer's Room and WTF Are You Watching?
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2MTL 435: Erik Stadnik on Terrance Dicks's Legacy
"Like all truly great writers, Terrance Dicks is a moralist." So begins Erik Stadnik of The Writers' Room: The Outer Limits and The Real McCoy podcast, the week after the legendary Doctor Who script editor and writer passed away.