2MTL 482: With "Boom," Steven Moffat Enters His "Midnight" Era

https://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-482.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download"Pace and energy" and high concepts give way to a man with a foot on a landmine for the duration of the story. Tension-filled bottle episodes are rare for Doctor Who, although there are a lot of parallels between this one and 2009's "Midnight." How does Steven Moffat's return …

2MTL 453: Within Our Confession Dials

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-453.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThere's been a lot of great Doctor Who content that speaks to the global pandemic thanks to creators recruited and organized by folks such as Chris Chibnall and Emily Cook. But 2015's "Heaven Sent" seems particularly relevant as well…

2MTL 437: Guilt, Shame, Obligation, and Regeneration

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-437.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPrompted by Erik's remembrance of Terrance Dicks in 2MTL 435, some thoughts about the modern moral character of the Doctor: how Doctors 9-12 changed the game from Terrance Dicks's model, and how the Thirteenth Doctor changes the game again.

2MTL 424: Wimbledon Nerves

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-424.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe balloon's going up. Sunday after Wimbledon, we'll know who the Thirteenth Doctor is. Here are 120 seconds (more or less) of thoughts as fandom holds its breath. I now podcast about Doctor Who every week with Alyssa Franke at This Week in Time Travel on The Incomparable podcast …

2MTL 415: Entitlement?

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-415.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIs it "entitlement" to advocate for change in the media you consume? Are you a bad fan, or even a bully, if you want to see something different in Doctor Who? Maybe there's a difference between having an opinion on the internet and being a threat. Maybe we can …

2MTL 397: Throwing Shades

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-397.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJust over halfway through Series 9, some fans have come to terms with the Sonic Sunglasses, and some are totally over them. Steven Moffat wouldn't have it any other way.

2MTL 373: "The Girl in the Fireplace" Throwback Review

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-373.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download"The Girl in the Fireplace" is a glimpse into the future: Steven Moffat's second Doctor Who¬†story pretty much establishes the format that the show will follow when he takes over as showrunner and casts Smith, Gillan and Darvill. Plus, we revisit a 2MTL topic from 2009 and marvel at …

2MTL 368: The Last "Last Christmas" Panel (Time Dilation)

http://twominutetimelord.com/podcasts/2mtl-368.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt's still Christmas, darn it! And the Doctor Who series isn't over yet! At least that's what I'm trying to convince myself, by inviting National Public Radio's Petra Mayer and Doctor Who: Verity!'s Tansy Rayner Roberts over to 2MTL to talk one last time about Last Christmas, Steven Moffat …