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.

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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.

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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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Gary Russell experiences HAVOC

August 20, 2009

Last night at the monthly Doctor Who New York (DWNY) meetup, special guest Gary Russell — former Doctor Who Magazine editor, author, actor and current script editor — was presented with a swish Radio Free Skaro “Action by HAVOC” mug. Thanks go to Barnaby Edwards (no, not THAT one) from DWNY for this honour.

Gary Russell sports his new Radio Free Skaro "Action by HAVOC" mug for the DWNY crowd.

Gary Russell and Barnaby Edwards


Gary Russell sports his new Radio Free Skaro “Action by HAVOC” mug for the DWNY crowd. Second photo courtesy Andre Tessier.


Radio Free Skaro #154 – Condo says LOL XD

August 17, 2009
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Many a broadcasting intrigue formed the backbone of Whoish news this week, from BBC America’s machinations to…BBC Wordwide’s transgressions. The Three Who Rule also engaged in Socratic debate over the claims of Rona Munro, the scribe behind “Survival”, that romance in nuWho constitutes lazy writing. All that and another exciting Miniscope examining the glory years of one Robert Holmes as he ascended to script writer and Doctor Who demigod.

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Show Notes:

Radio Free Skaro…shop!
BBC America picks up…Series 5/1/31!
Torchwood…ratings!
Greatest Moments of Doctor Who…The Companions!
K9 on…Disney XD!
Gary Russell writes…The Torchwood Encyclopaedia!
Doctor Who: A Legend…Reborn!
The Hornet’s Nest…inexpensive!
The Next Doctor/Planet of the Dead…DVD box set!
More guests announced for…Gallifrey 21!
2|Entertain…pwned by BBC Worldwide!
Big Finish renewed until…2011!
Rona Munro accuses…lazy writing!
Miniscope Links (Robert Holmes, Part Two):
The Ark…in Space!
Pyramids…of Mars
The Deadly…Assassin!
The Talons of…Weng-Chiang!
BBC…Shownar!


More from The Third Guy

December 25, 2008

Chris, the venerable Third Guy, recently appeared on the podcast “Tim’s Take On…” when he joined the prolific Tim Drury and others on a pub crawl in central London to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Doctor Who. Join the fun with some of the folks from a London Doctor Who meetup group and cast your memories back to some classic stories as London sights are discussed.

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Radio Free Skaro #71 – now airing on BBC 3 last week

February 25, 2008

Narrowly avoiding the technical snafus of last week, the RFS crew rose to the occasion and produced an hour of witty banter, insults and of course the eagerly awaited pub rumours that were so cruelly stolen from our audience last week by the vagaries of Skype. Besides covering the latest Torchwood (which aired last week on BBC 2 and this week on BBC 3 and two years previous on stone tablets and oh I give up already…) we talked about the latest news, along with the usual digressions and nonsense we’ve become so very famous for.