2MTL 316: What IS "Doctor Who Canon" Anyway??? (Time Dilation)

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-316.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSo while we wait for Sunday's announcement of the actor that will play the next Doctor, let's talk about that stickiest of subjects, Doctor Who canon. We won't discuss whether Dimensions in Time is "in" or Time Crash is "out" (the answer is no and no, by the way) …

2MTL 299: Less Tabloid Garbage, More Female Writers. Please.

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-299.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadA look at what the tabloids did with the John Nathan-Turner biography, and what Doctor Who creative leads should be doing with female writers: inviting them. Matthew Sweet reviews J-NT Radio Free Skaro interviews the author Mathilda Gregory on the lack of female writers

2MTL 184: Yes, I Have a Freak Flag

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-184.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPlease indulge me in yet another slightly extended podcast, with a little look at the proud eccentricities and the less-proud excesses and turf wars of Doctor Who fandom. Andy Ihnatko's tongue-in-cheek Freak Flag Compact The Podcast Podcast

2MTL 183: The (Anti-American???) Politics of Doctor Who

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-183.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDoctor Who is anti-American? That's not exactly what Oklahoma City University professor Mark DiPaolo said in his Journal of Popular Culture article, but his assertions about the show's politics made some interesting fodder for BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed. Does this family SF show have a political point of …

2MTL 64: Doctor Who's Unpredictable TV Future

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-64.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe can't predict what Doctor Who will be like fifteen, ten, or maybe even five years from now. The rate of change in the way we communicate and obtain our entertainment has gone past "crazy" in the last few years and is inching toward "scary." Speaking of scary, while …

2MTL 62: God and "Gridlock"

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-62.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWho ever expected to see thousands of people singing "The Old Rugged Cross" in a planet-wide flying traffic jam? What impact did that moment have in a story that's all about the limitations of faith? And where does your humble host wish the lesson of "Gridlock" would be learned?

2MTL 37: Doctor Who vs. American Culture?

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-37.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDoctor Who might be a tough sell to a mainstream American audience even if it had the marketing and access resources big home-grown TV shows have. I've got no basis for evaluating the show's place in British culture, but there are things about the show's format and leading character …