2MTL 417: Throwback Review of "The Idiot's Lantern"
It's been a while since we did a Throwback Review, so let's look back at Mark Gatiss's second episode of New Who, which feel surprisingly like a mashup of the classic series and 1966's Batman TV show.
2MTL 375: Titan Comics and the Forgotten Doctor
There was a time, you know. A time when Jack Harkness had never died. Let's go back to the time of the Forgotten Doctor, courtesy of Titan Comics.
2MTL 374: "The Stone Rose" Revisited
My The Audio Guide to Babylon 5 cohost, occasional 2MTL contributor and spouse, Shannon, returns with a review of the recently reissued The Stone Rose by Jacqueline Rayner — but does she do so with Rose-colored glasses?
2MTL 341: "Tooth and Claw" Two-minute Throwback
Eight years ago we saw a new side to the Doctor and his companion, who reached stratospheric levels of self-satisfaction. Was Queen Victoria right about what awful people they were? Are a smug Doctor and Rose worse than, say, a Doctor trying to brain a caveman or strangle a companion?
2MTL 337: A Moment with Billie Piper
Illness tried and failed to stop Billie Piper from attending her first American convention. We talked about her decision to take on the roles of Rose Tyler in 2005 and The Moment in 2013 during a break in her marathon autograph sessions at Gallifrey One.
2MTL 267: "The Parting of the Ways" Two-minute Throwback
"You have the guts to do what's right when everyone else just runs away!" That's what the Doctor's taught Rose, she tells Mickey and Jackie during the most important scene in "The Parting of the Ways." But is this story about the triumph of the human spirit, or something much more bleak? And, oh yeah, […]
2MTL 68: A Time Lady's Take on Rose Tyler
Your host is indisposed, so he turns the mike over to his patient spouse, who entered Doctor Who fandom as one of the "not we" (as non-fans or mainstream TV viewers are called on DW fora) thanks to a certain plucky shopgirl.
2MTL 67: The World vs. Rose Tyler?
Listener Katie Stuart asked in the comments for 2MTL #65 why online fandom seems to revile a character she loves, Rose Tyler. While I think the good folks at Bridging the Rift might have a better finger on the pulse of this subject, I'm happy to give it the old college try….
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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 […]