2MTL #7: "Shipping" Doctor Who

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download"No hanky-panky in the TARDIS." Well, sure, this is family television after all. But in sharp contrast to the old series, since 2005 the relationships between the characters have been just as important to the show as the Monster of the Week. This has introduced a new subculture to …

2MTL #6: Last of the Doctor Who Shows?

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOK, so this isn't about "shipping" after all. You've been spared for one episode. Instead, here's something prompted by Cory Doctorow's appearance on This Week in Tech 183. Doctorow has some strong opinions on digital freedom and its impact on Big Media — and let's face it, Doctor Who …

2MTL #5: Fandom and Trust

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-05.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSo I was reading Rich Johnston's comics gossip column a while back and I saw that he'd created this website. wetrustinmoffat.com And I said to myself, "Self, there's something that just feels weird about that." So here are 120 seconds of thoughts about trust, expectations, fandom and word choice …

2MTL #4: A Teachable Regeneration

http://www.twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf I¬†were Russell T. Davies — I'd be taller. But I'd also have my own ideas about how to pull off one of the most anticipated regenerations in Doctor Who's history. Here's my take with a twist: using the regeneration as a teachable and painless moment to help kids …

2MTL #3: Review of Doctor Who: The Forgotten

http://www.twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTony Lee wrote it. Pia Guerra drew a good chunk of it. (If only she could have done more!) IDW published it. And Chip read this six-issue comic book miniseries, and pronounced it good in roughly-120-seconds-not-counting-the-theme. (Radio Free Skaro interviewed Pia Guerra, only they didn't use a radio. Strange.)

2MTL #2: The Power of Spite (Last of the Time Lords)

http://www.twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAfter a host of technical difficulties, we're making another go at the Two-minute Time Lord podcast with a look at the conclusion of Series 3 of Doctor Who, "Last of the Time Lords." There's a reason the Master made his final choice, and it's reflected in a behavioral economist's …

2MTL #1: Doctor Who Indeed

http://www.twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDavid Tennant's departure is more than a year away, but in true Doctor Who fashion we'll be talking about his successor, Matt Smith, every step of the way. In 120 seconds (not counting the theme), we look at what the Doctor Who Confidential announcement told us while shedding a …