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This past Saturday, the 21st of August 2010 was not only our seasonal meet up on Second Life, it also marked the 5th anniversary of the Doctor Who podcast, Doctor Who: Podshock. (We used our last meet up last May to mark the 25th anniversary of the Gallifreyan Embassy).
People from all corners of the world came together to have fun and to meet Doctor Who: Podshock hosts, correspondents, supporters, and other Doctor Who fans. As usual, Victor led the much anticipated TARDIS tours, a staple of our meet ups on Second Life in which he takes a TARDIS load of people to other Doctor Who themed areas of Second Life. This time, he even allowed me to pilot a Jon Pertwee style TARDIS for one trip. It was very exciting indeed.
The TARDIS Tours took us to Who Island which had a replica of Stonehenge with 'underhenge' which we discovered the Pandorica (and it opened)! We also got to see the console room seen in this year's 'The Lodger' episode and as always the tour concluded in the Doctor Who Museum. The virtual museum chronicles all of Doctor Who throughout its long history.
Last week I had the privilege of being on and joining my fellow co-host James Naughton on the Cultdom Collective podcast. The episode is a Gallifrey One preview show. Yes, the Doctor Who convention is a year away now at this point, my friends at Cultdom are getting a head start for those planning on attending next February in Los Angeles, CA.
Originally all I had done was record a short comment that was to be played on the show with James. Then the scheduling gods were shinning upon us, because they were recording at a time when I was able to join in on the fun, unbeknownst to James. They were playing my pre-recorded clip I made about meeting James in person for the first time at Gallifrey 20 when suddenly I was on the show myself.
daveac vblog 052 is up on blip.tv
I won't normally 'blog' on this page about individual vblog episodes - the links are elsewhere on this blog - but since I've reached 1 full year of vblogging I though a post here would be nice.
'One small vblog for a man, one giant entertainment for mankind'
I've now been doing these vblogs for 1 year! Blimey!
Slightly dis-organised as I've been watching the British Open Golf :-)
Doctor Who included - 'Revelation of the Daleks' DVD
The wine thie week - Millstone Shiraz 2008 14% Western Cape (South Africa)
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Dave Cooper, Co-Host, Regular Contributor, Moderator
Dave Cooper, better known online as daveac, dac100, dac or cooperda has been a long time contributor to both Doctor Who: Podshock and the Gallifreyan Embassy website. Eventually Dave became a regular guest host on Doctor Who: Podshock and is often responsible for the editing together the sound clip montages we use on our live over-the-net Doctor Who: Podshock shows reviewing new Doctor Who episodes/specials.
On the 45th anniversary weekend of Doctor Who - Hyde Fundraisers have a Doctor Who 'Children in Need' event at Ashton-u-Lyne Library in the UK. I did an interview with Wayne Broughton for the Gallifreyan Embassy & Doctor Who Podshock. Videos and photos are also linked to on the GE site. (Looking sharp in his Doctor Who: Podshock / Gallifreyan Embassy shirt)
Outpost Gallifrey Presents:
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 149
Running Time: 1:39:50
DVD Easter Eggs, Doctor Who Fab Cafe reports from Tim Drury and Dave "AC" Cooper, news, feedback from Rassilon on Planet of the Dead, Tom, Rob Shear, and Chris in NC.