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Christmas came early this year when I received a message from our very own Louis Trapani this morning. That message - a link to the following story - was Christmas come early.
The Doctor and River Song Reunite for a Spectacular Christmas
Normally, I would prefface this notice by stating a most appropriate phrase; however, today...SPOILERS wouldn't be sufficient.
Alex Kingston returns on Christmas Day 2015 to the role she made famous - River Song.
Doctor Who: Podshock began in August 2005 with the first episode and it continues, stronger than ever, in 2015. Like The Doctor, it's regenerated and even changed the desktop theme. While it would be (virtually) impossible to included all the moments of 328 episodes, this brief tribute is..well, my tribute.
Doctor Who: Podshock 10th Anniversary
Some of you may know me from recent episodes of Doctor Who: Podshock. While we are quickly manipulating and navigating the vortex that will take us to Series 9, I wanted to introduce myself and discuss how I came to join the Podshock team.
WHO Am I?
For starters, I'm Kyle Jones or @kylemj6977 on Twitter. I work in Human Resources, but am also a writer on my own and several HR related blogs. My TARDIS is parked in Brandon, MS. So, without further delay, I've ripped the last page from a random book to share the following with you.
I know I talked my head off (get it?) in PODSHOCK #327 about how much I love THE BRAIN OF MORBIUS, but I'm not through yet. If you're already sick of me talking about it, and why wouldn't you be, really? Then move along -- nothing to see here ...
... Still with me? Oh, good.
I mentioned on #327 how much I appreciated the screenwriting touch, the elegant pathos of having Condo's arm sacrificed to Solon's master work ... and of Condo then seeing the arm and recognising it. I realized later that this is only part of a larger virtue of this script. Where BRAIN OF MORBIUS excels, I think, is in putting sympathetic characters in credible danger. And maybe nowhere is this more striking than in the plot element of Sarah Jane's temporary blindness.
Titan Comics to Publish Multi-Doctor Crossover Comic Event
A news item on Nerdist.com last January is where I first read the news that the Doctor Who comic license was leaving IDW and heading over to Titan. Now, over a year later, we’ve seen new titles for the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors PLUS a Doctor Who book available for the 2015 Free Comic Book Day.
Today is a celebration! Why? Today is the 10th anniversary of Rose, the episode that brought introduced us to Rose Tyler and brought back Doctor Who.
Happy 10th Anniversary, Rose Tyler
It had been sixteen years since Doctor Who the airing of a regular episode, and it had been nine years since Sylvester McCoy handed over control of the TARDIS to Paul McGann in the TV movie. On March 26, 2005, something magical happened. The BBC broadcast “Rose” to a UK viewership of 10.81 million. Today, on the episode’s 10th Anniversary, I take a look back on the regeneration of a phenomenon. (Information provided, in part, via Wikipedia.org.)
Cultdom Show Invite: Leonard Nimoy
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It's interesting seeing this interview now of Peter Capaldi on Craig Ferguson's late night chat show years before (from 2009) he was cast as The Doctor. Pay very close attention what Peter is wearing, a definite precursor to his Doctor's costume. Doctor Who doesn't come up in conversation (Peter was there promoting his then new movie, In the Loop, but Craig does bring up their past history together including 'dropping acid' and being part of a punk rock band (The Dreamboys). It's also the first time Peter is speaking to an American audience.
The Cultdom Collective Podcast is 5 years Old!
A big thank you to all the contributors & listenners of the Cultdom Collective for the last 5 years - and a special thank you to Mr Louis Trapani of Podshock for allowing me a Blog space here and to post our show updates.
It's 5 years since I posted the first update read as follows:
This thread will be used to update everyboby on this Podcast.
For much more background and info on this new podcast checkout the shows blog:-
The Cultdom Chronicles at http://cultdom.com/
The BBC has released a new short teaser promotional video for the new upcoming 2014 series of Doctor Who with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. It also confirms the month of August as the start of the new series. It's only 3 months away now.
Paul McGann, Yee Jee Tso, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Deborah Watling, Nicola Bryant, Emma Campbell-Jones, Colin Spaull, Dick Mills, Terrance Dicks, Dominic Glynn, Tony Lee, and many more guests come to New York this November 7-9th 2014 for L.I. Who 2.
Legendary composer/musician Dominic Glynn, best known for his 1986 version of the Doctor Who theme, will be performing at a special concert to kick off the L.I. Who 2 weekend. The Trial of a Timelord composer will appear at Time-Flight concert: A Celebration of Long Island Doctor Who on Thursday November 6th, 2014 at a unique venue: The Long Island MacArthur Airport.
Dominic Glynn will be performing selections from his June 16th release, "Doctor Who: The Gallifrey Remixes" EP, available on i-Tunes, Amazon, and all the usual digital services.
Also appearing at the pre convention event is Chicago based Time Crash, with additional performers to be announced. Tickets can be found here: http://time-flight.com
The “Troughton Is My Doctor” (Doctor Who News and Opinion) blog is featuring Doctor Who: Podshock in their Podcastrovalva series which to my understanding will focus on Doctor Who podcasts. This is the first entry in that series and it features Doctor Who: Podshock. Below is a segment from the article. For the full piece, visit the linked entry on their site below.
Podcastrovalva 1- Podshock | Doctor Who News and Opinion: "I started listening to Doctor Who podcasts during the storm-related hiatus of Podshock. However, since it has been back, it has been one I make sure to always listen to within a day or two of its release."
Emma Campbell-Jones made quite an impression on the Eighth Doctor and on Doctor Who fans as "Cass", the companion who almost was, in "Night of the Doctor".
This wasn't Emma's first encounter with the Doctor. She worked with Matt Smith and company in "The Wedding of River Song" as Dr. Kent. This beautiful and talented actress has made appearances on Red Dwarf, Silent Witness, and recently Law and Order: UK.
Emma Campbell-Jones is a star on the rise and now we'll get a chance to see why the Doctor was quite smitten with her!