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Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 165

"It's the end, but the moment has been prepared for…"

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 165
Running Time: 1:47:14

Thoughts on the passing of Barry Letts, News, Logopolis (final Tom Baker story) Review, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Whoverse #5, Jarrod Cooper updates us on Hurricane Who.

Hosted by Louis Trapani and Ken Deep, with David Hooie.

Stephen Gately Found Dead

Horror of Glam RockStephen GatelyBest known for being a member of the Irish pop group, Boyzone, Stephen Gately may be known more so to Doctor Who fans for his role as Tommy Tomorrow in the BBC Radio/Big Finish story, Horror of Glam Rock has died.

The singer/actor was found dead at the age of 33 while on holiday in Majorca according to news reports such as in the Times Online.

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This Week In Doctor Who - October 10/17, 2009

Rest in peace, Barry Letts.

This Week In Doctor Who
October 10/17, 2009 - Vol 12, No 39
The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998.
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The new animated Doctor Who story Dreamland (starring David Tennant and Georgia Moffett) does not have a premiere date yet. We are still waiting. Should be soon. Reports are now saying that this story is set between The Waters Of Mars and the 2 part finale, so soon could be more November/December.

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Ken's Scarf day 9 -- Done!

While it was a beautiful fall day in BroomfieldMe & Ken's Scarf, I spent most of it inside.

Alright, I did take the dog to the dogpark.

But the rest of it, I spent working on Ken's Scarf.

Alright, that's not technically true.

I spent about four hours on Ken's Scarf today, but I did finish it!

Now, before everyone gets all worried about how short Ken's Scarf looks, let me explain that once a Doctor Who Scarf is knitted, it must be blocked.

So, right now, it's wet from being washed and is hanging to dry on my scarf rack.

Tomorrow it'll be a good two to three feet longer than it is now.

And it'll be exactly the right length to wrap once around the neck, and dangle to the floor on both ends.

So, the final knitting stats are:

Total knitting time: 37 hours

Barry Letts Passes Away

Barry LettsBarry Letts, one of the most influential producers of Doctor Who, has sadly passed away. 

News came over the net just as Doctor Who: Podshock was to begin recording episode 165 and it was confirmed by Gary Russell that indeed we lost one of the champions of Doctor Who today. 

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 164

"You may be a doctor. But I'm the Doctor. The definite article, you might say."

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 164
Running Time: 1:28:03

News and we review Robot, Tom Baker as the 4th Doctor first Doctor Who story.

Hosted by Louis Trapani, Ken Deep, and James Naughton with Joshua Lou Friedman.

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Ken's Scarf day 8

Today was another house-bound day.Spike & Ken's Scarf

The weather in Broomfield was pretty icky.  Rainy and threatening to snow.

So, I stayed in, read a book on my iPhone and knitted, mostly.

There's a really good probability that I will finish Ken's Scarf tomorrow.

Especially if the weather continues like this.

 

One of my cats, Spike, has been taking an interest in Ken's Scarf lately.

So I got her to pose with today's progress.

Tonight's stats are:

Total knitting time: 33 hours

Time spent knitting today: 6 hours

Total length: 83"

Length knitted today: 13.5"

38 out of 44 stripes

Finished 8 out of 15 skeins of yarn.

 

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An Evening With Steve Roberts (Toronto)

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DWIN is pleased to present an evening with Steve Roberts. Steve is a founding member of the Doctor Who Restoration Team, which produces the classic series Doctor Who DVDs. Cost is a donation of $10 to the Who Party fund. Space is limited! Register now!

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Ken's Scarf day 7

Today was a strange day.  I got knitting10/7 done, but just seemed like I was spinning my wheels most of the day.

Maybe it was just the over the halfway done blues.

I mostly knitted around the house today, read my iPhone eBook, watched some TV (Mythbusters).

Did sneak out to a knitting meeting, but came home early.

Just a boring day, I guess.

 

Tonight's stats are:

Total knitting time: 27 hours

Time spent knitting today: 5 hours

Total length: 61"

Length knitted today: 11.5"

31 out of 44 stripes

Finished 4 out of 15 skeins of yarn

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Ken's Scarf day 6

Today the DH and I got back into At the coffee shopour usual routine.

We went to a local coffee shop so he could write (with some noise and bustle in the background) and I could read and knit.

I got about two and a half hours of knitting done there today, while I read 'Small Favor' by Jim Butcher on my iPhone (the little blue rectangle in front of my hands- being held up by a Naja stand).

I've read this book before, but I'm re-reading it so I can read his new book 'Turn Coat'.

The DH worked on cards for a talk he's giving in Baltimore.

Then we went home and had dinner.

The evening's real entertainment was to go see Toy Story 1&2 in 3D!

Of course I took my knitting and knitted all through Toy Story 1.

But I ran out of yarn and didn't have another skein of red with me.

Doctor Who Logo and Location Photos News Delivered Sonically

The Sonic Newsdriver 20091006
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Tuesday, the 6th of Oct. 2009

Special quick episode announcing the new Doctor Who logo and location photos, Catch Doctor Who: Podshock 163 and soon 164, and Get Your Sonic Gear, plus more!

Hosted by Louis Trapani

Now that the new logo is revealed, what do you think of it?

Fantastic! I love it.
55% (24 votes)
I'm sticking with the old logo.
7% (3 votes)
It's growing on me.
27% (12 votes)
I am not sure yet.
11% (5 votes)
Total votes: 44

New Doctor Who Logo Is Revealed!

The BBC has revealed the latest incarnation of the Doctor Who logo on the official website ushering in a new era of Doctor Who with Matt Smith as the 11th Doctor and Steven Moffat as Executive Producer and Lead Writer. 

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Ken's Scarf day 5

Today the DH and I drove back to Colorado Welcome to Coloradofrom Taos.

We had a great time at the Taos Wool Fest.

Caught up with some old friends, ate some great food.

And of course, I knitted.

 

I got about five hours of knitting done in the car (when I wasn't sleeping-- it was a busy weekend).

Stats for tonight are:

Total time: 18 hours

Time knitting today: five hours

Total length: 39.5"

Length knitted today: 10"

22 out of 44 stripes

Finished 2 out of 15 skeins of yarn

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