Radio Free Skaro #158 – Amsterdamned

September 14, 2009
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With news sorely lacking, the Three Who Rule were momentarily relieved to hide in the welcome shelter of a commentary, in this case the third and fourth instalments of “Arc of Infinity”, a maudlin yarn notable more for IKEA furniture infesting Gallifrey than for an interesting story. But their welcome was short lived, as Cracklor once again besieged Warren and his computer more or less opted for suicide….much like Omega, as his Rice Krispie wounds boiled into nothingness. Poignancy ahead, dear listeners. Sheer poignancy.

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Show Notes:

Skaro Shop…Buy Our Stuff!
Radio Free Skaro…on SPACE!
Be a fan of Radio Free Skaro on…Facebook!
Richard Curtis…Doctor Who writer!
National Television Awards…nominations!
David Tennant in Of Mice…and Men!
Dalek Movie…Soundtracks!
Miniscope Links (Johnny Byrne):
The Keeper…of Traken!
Arc…of Infinity!
Warriors…of the Deep!
BBC…Shownar!


SPACE Blog: Spoilers! The Delicate Art of Not Knowing (Or Not)

September 14, 2009

In an age of always-on interconnectivity, it’s very difficult to be surprised. It’s even more difficult when a part of you wants to ruin the surprise. Such is the double-edged nature of the spoiler.

Read the rest of the post at SPACEcast.com.


Radio Free Skaro Presents Podcest: The Whooverville Podcast Panel

September 9, 2009
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The Whooverville Doctor Who convention that took place in September at Derby featured a notable podcasting panel featuring representatives from no less than eight (8) different Doctor Who podcasts. Eager to elbow their way into a party to which they were never invited, Radio Free Skaro is proud to present this panel to you for your listening enjoyment. Very big thanks to Adam Purcell of Staggering Stories for providing the audio.

Oh, and happy 100th episode, Tin Dog!

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Appearing at the Whooverville Podcast Panel were:

– Tony Gallichan from The Flashing Blade Podcast
– Michael Gilroy-Sinclair from Doctor Who: Tin Dog Podcast
– Karen Dunn and Adam Purcell from Staggering Stories Podcast
– Marty Perrett from DWO Whocast
– Dave Cooper from The Cultdom Chronicles
– James Naughton from Doctor Who: Podshock
– Nat Titman from Bridging The Rift
– Luke Harrison from The Minute Doctor Who Podcast


Radio Free Skaro #157 – Byrne, Baby, Byrne

September 6, 2009
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The classic series commentary makes a not-so-triumphant return to the Radio Free Skaro fold as we merge the Miniscope with the old time-filling standby. With Johnny Byrne as our subject we plod through the week’s weak news with discussion of lowlights such as Warriors of the Deep and our commentary of the first half of Arc of Infinity. There should have been another way, indeed!

(NOTE: This is the fixed version of this episode.)

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Show Notes:

Radio Free Skaro…shop!
Radio Free Skaro…on SPACE!
Be a fan of Radio Free Skaro on…Facebook!
Doctor Who: Greatest Moments…The Enemies!
The Enemies…ratings!
Podcest at…Whooverville!
Sarah Jane premiering in…October!
David Tennant on…Masterpiece!
K9 in post…production!!
K9 to be shown at…MIPCON!
Miniscope Links (Johnny Byrne):
The Keeper…of Traken!
Arc…of Infinity!
Warriors…of the Deep!
BBC…Shownar!


Kisses by the console: Romancing the Doctor

September 4, 2009

If there’s one issue that divides fans of the Doctor, it’s the thorny question of romance. Back in the old days of Classic Who, this debate was neatly avoided by alternately projecting the Doctor as an older authority figure or simply having him ignore the base urges in favour of spouting technobabble and, oh yes, battling monsters. And this suited most fans just fine.

Read the rest of this post on SPACE.


Doctor Who: Favourite Monsters

September 4, 2009

Where are [my favorite] monsters in Doctor Who? With the re-emergence of Doctor Who into the minds of fans the world over in 2005, the initial thrill of discovering we’d soon be experiencing new adventures with a new Doctor in a new TARDIS was almost overpowering. But once we fans recovered, a new question emerged; “When will ‘Monster X’ be back?”

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Radio Free Skaro Blogs for SPACE

September 1, 2009

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SPACE (www.spacecast.com), the home of Doctor Who and Torchwood in Canada, announced today that Radio Free Skaro will be blogging for the nation’s sci-fi channel, by way of our own Warren Frey! Warren will naturally be blogging about all things Doctor Who leading up to the Canadian premiere of the last three David Tennant gap year specials on SPACE, as well as the upcoming series featuring Matt Smith as the 11th Doctor in Spring 2010.

Click here to read Warren’s introductory blog entry, and stay tuned to radiofreeskaro.com for future updates on our new relationship with SPACE!