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Traveling the Vortex

English, Health / Medicine, 1 season, 654 episodes, 6 days, 12 hours, 8 minutes
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A podcast dedicated to the show Doctor Who with a perspective from two Midwest United States fans, and one person being introduced to the Doctor for the first time.
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Episode 588 – Time to Catch Up

We are weeks behind, so this time we play catch-up with reviews of Dot & Bubble, Rogue and The Legend of Ruby Sunday, The post Episode 588 – Time to Catch Up appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/20/202448 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 587 – Semper Distans

This time we review Doctor Who S1E4 - 72 Yards. The post Episode 587 – Semper Distans appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/13/202425 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 586 – Everything’s a Beach, Eventually

This week we review the Steven Moffat penned, Season 1 Episode 3 - "Boom" The post Episode 586 – Everything’s a Beach, Eventually appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/24/202436 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 585 – There’s Always a Twist at the End

This week we review Season 1 Episode 1 - "Space Babies" and Season 1 Episode 2 - "The Devils Chord". The post Episode 585 – There’s Always a Twist at the End appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/22/202440 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 584 – The Axos Chainsaw Massacre

This week we review the Big Finish audio, The Feast of Axos, and the Doctor Who Magazine comic The Golden Ones. The post Episode 584 – The Axos Chainsaw Massacre appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/16/202427 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 583 – The Time Warrior II

We review the second story in the ongoing series, Sontarans vs. Rutans, 'The Children of the Future'. The post Episode 583 – The Time Warrior II appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/2/202423 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 582 – Dreamcasting the Doctor and Companion

In this 'Discussing the Doctor' we look at some actors we would like to see in the roles of the Doctor and companion(s). The post Episode 582 – Dreamcasting the Doctor and Companion appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/11/20241 hour, 25 seconds
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Episode 581 – Chronons Work in Mysterious Ways

A Companion Archive featuring C'rizz with reviews of 'Doctor Who: Sontarans vs Rutans 1.1: The Battle for Giant's Causeway', 'Round Trip part two: After Midnight', and 'Round Trip part one: Before Midnight'. The post Episode 581 – Chronons Work in Mysterious Ways appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/25/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 580 – Poor Norman Didn’t Know Where to Look

We talk a little about the newly animated 'The Underwater Menace' and review he Underwater Menace "Monthly Range" story, 'The Crimes of Thomas Brewster'. The post Episode 580 – Poor Norman Didn’t Know Where to Look appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/7/202454 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 579 – Radio Free Europe

This week we discuss the lost radio program pilot, 'Doctor Who - Journey Into Time'. The post Episode 579 – Radio Free Europe appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/2/202443 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 578 – Once Upon a Midnight Dreary

We review two Edgar Alan Poe featured tales, 'Nevermore' and 'The True and Indisputable Facts in the Matter of the Ram's Skull' The post Episode 578 – Once Upon a Midnight Dreary appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/25/202454 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 577 – Starting a War with a Monkey-Mannered Oaf

More Season 6B with Companion Chronicle 2.2 - Helicon Prime and the short stories, Twin Piques and The Revolutionaries. The post Episode 577 – Starting a War with a Monkey-Mannered Oaf appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/17/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 576 – How Diddly-Deet You

We review the Doctor Who Christmas Special, 'The Church on Ruby Road'. The post Episode 576 – How Diddly-Deet You appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/29/20231 second
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Episode 575 – Fun and Games – Doctor Who RPG

We review Cubicle 7 Games' RPG, 'Doctors and Daleks: Collector's Edition' and 'Doctor Who: Sixty Years of Adventure Books.' The post Episode 575 – Fun and Games – Doctor Who RPG appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/26/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 574 – 60th Anniversary Special Review – Part 3 – The Giggle

This week we review the 3rd 60th Anniversary Special, 'The Giggle.' The post Episode 574 – 60th Anniversary Special Review – Part 3 – The Giggle appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/12/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 573 – 60th Anniversary Special Review – Part 2 – Wild Blue Yonder

This week we review 'Wild Blue Yonder' and 'The Daleks in Colour'. The post Episode 573 – 60th Anniversary Special Review – Part 2 – Wild Blue Yonder appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/5/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 572 – 60th Anniversary Special Review – Part 1 – The Star Beast

We review the 1st Anniversary Special, 'The Star Beast'. The post Episode 572 – 60th Anniversary Special Review – Part 1 – The Star Beast appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/27/202345 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 571 – Not Letting the Grown-Ups Have a Go

This week we look at Talking Doctor Who, the Liberation of the Daleks finale and the BBC Children in Need 2023 Doctor Who minisode. The post Episode 571 – Not Letting the Grown-Ups Have a Go appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/22/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 570 – Lost in the Dark Dimension

This week we discuss some Doctor Who lost media, 'The Dark Dimension' The post Episode 570 – Lost in the Dark Dimension appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/15/20231 hour, 1 minute, 10 seconds
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Episode 569 – The Quest to Find the Most Important Thing in the Universe

We review Titan's recently released graphic novel, 'Once Upon a Time Lord' and discuss the potential Paul McGann, Eighth Doctor news. The post Episode 569 – The Quest to Find the Most Important Thing in the Universe appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/10/202351 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 568 – An Enforced Mystery Tour

This week we look at 'Once and Future: The Union' from Big Finish and A SN2MR of 'Doctor Who - Time Of Death from MM Productions' The post Episode 568 – An Enforced Mystery Tour appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/5/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 567 – Behind the Sofa

This week we look back at 'More Than 30 Years in the TARDIS' and series two of 'Doctor Who Redacted' The post Episode 567 – Behind the Sofa appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/28/20231 hour, 1 minute, 20 seconds
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Episode 566 – At the End of the Day

In this week we wrap up our reviews of the ongoing Doom's Day trans-media event with Doom's Day: 'Dying Hours' and Doom's Day: 'Out of Time' The post Episode 566 – At the End of the Day first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
10/21/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 565 – The Sands of Time are Running Out

This time we dip back into the Once and Future story arc with Time Lord Immorial. Hear what we thought of this 60th Anniversary audio from Big Finish, And then we look at the recently released book, Timeless Adventures: The Unofficial Story of How Doctor Who Conquered Television by Brian J. Robb from our friends over at Polaris Publishing Limited. Keith reviews the recently released Fifth Doctor Adventures: In the Night also from Big Finish...Read more The post Episode 565 – The Sands of Time are Running Out first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
10/13/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 564 – The Jumblies are Ripe for Conquest

We review Once & Future: The Martian Invasion of Planetoid 50 from Big Finish and Liberation of the Daleks parts 9-12. The post Episode 564 – The Jumblies are Ripe for Conquest first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
10/7/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 563 – A Time Lord on Sabbatical

This week we talk about the new trailer and review 'The Third Doctor Adventures: The Annihilators' from Big Finish. The post Episode 563 – A Time Lord on Sabbatical first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
9/28/202355 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 562 – Grab Your Parkas

This week it's just Keith and Glenn with a review of 'The Teeth of Ice: 8th Doctor Audio Original'. The post Episode 562 – Grab Your Parkas first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
9/17/202343 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 561 – You’re Having a Giraffe

This week we review 'Once & Future 4: Two's Company' from Big Finish and 'Four From Doom's Day' from BBC Audio The post Episode 561 – You’re Having a Giraffe first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
9/13/20231 hour, 1 minute, 47 seconds
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Episode 560 – Hired by a Ghost

Back to the Doom's Day trans-media event. This time we review the novel, 'Doom's Day: Extraction Point' and the mobile game event, 'Wrong Place at the Right Time' The post Episode 560 – Hired by a Ghost first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
9/2/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 559 – Adversary Archive: The Toymaker II- Play the Game

This week we review Companion Chronicle 4.12 - Solitaire, The poem, The Toymaker & the Eighth Doctor comic End Game The post Episode 559 – Adversary Archive: The Toymaker II- Play the Game first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
8/18/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 558 – Creag an Tuire!

We review the recently released audio from Big Finish, 'Doctor Who: The Second Doctor Adventures: James Robert McCrimmon.' The post Episode 558 – Creag an Tuire! first appeared on Traveling the Vortex.
8/14/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 557 – Incarcerated in a Dalek Amusement Park

This time we review Once & Future 3: A Genius for War from Big Finish, Titan's Doom's Day two-parter, and Doom's appearance in the Lost in Time mobile game. The post Episode 557 – Incarcerated in a Dalek Amusement Park first appeared on Traveling the Vortex. The post Episode 557 – Incarcerated in a Dalek Amusement Park appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/2/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 556 – Adversary Archive: The Toymaker – The Nexus of the Primeval Cauldron

This time we discus some stories featuring the Toymaker with The Nightmare Fair, The Game, and The Greatest Gamble. The post Episode 556 – Adversary Archive: The Toymaker – The Nexus of the Primeval Cauldron first appeared on Traveling the Vortex. The post Episode 556 – Adversary Archive: The Toymaker – The Nexus of the Primeval Cauldron appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/29/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 555 – Adversary Archive: Beep the Meep – The Doctor’s Furry Foe

We look at some materials featuring the Doctor's furry foe for out Adversary Archive: Beep the Meep. The post Episode 555 – Adversary Archive: Beep the Meep – The Doctor’s Furry Foe first appeared on Traveling the Vortex. The post Episode 555 – Adversary Archive: Beep the Meep – The Doctor’s Furry Foe appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/16/202343 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 554 – You Don’t Have to Kill to Work Here, But It Helps

In this episode, we look at some of the first materials from the Doom's Day multi-media event. The post Episode 554 – You Don’t Have to Kill to Work Here, But It Helps first appeared on Traveling the Vortex. The post Episode 554 – You Don’t Have to Kill to Work Here, But It Helps appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/11/202348 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 553 – Complicated, Hard to Explain and Up for Discussion

In this episode we review 'Once and Future: The Artist at the End of the Time' from Big Finish and 'Liberation of the Daleks' parts 5-8 of the ongoing DWM comic. The post Episode 553 – Complicated, Hard to Explain and Up for Discussion appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/27/202345 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 552 – Meep! Meep!

This time we review the Doctor Who comic, The Star Beast and Big Finish's The Comic Strip Adaptations - "Doctor Who and the Star Beast". The post Episode 552 – Meep! Meep! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/26/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 551 – The Perpetual Police Box

This week we review the novel, 'Doctor Who: World Game' and Big Finish Lost Stories audio, 'Doctor Who: The Ark'. The post Episode 551 – The Perpetual Police Box appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/17/20231 hour, 54 seconds
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Episode 550 – They Looked Down

In this episode we review 'Gallifrey: Time War 4' and 'Doctor on Display (Blackpool 1974-1985)' The post Episode 550 – They Looked Down appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/24/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 549 – Or, is it 548, or Maybe 547?

This week we review 'Doctor Who: Once and Future: Past Lives' from Big Finish and 'The Amazing World of Doctor Who' from BBC Physical Audio The post Episode 549 – Or, is it 548, or Maybe 547? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/18/202342 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 548 – Episode of the Damned

This week we look at two comics, City of the Damned with the Fourth Doctor and Liberation of the Daleks parts 1-4 featuring the Fourteenth Doctor. The post Episode 548 – Episode of the Damned appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/13/202343 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 547 – Bring It On!

Back to the Time War. This time with a review of Gallifrey: Time War 3 from Big Finish. Plus a SN2M on Paradise Towers: Paradise Found from Cutaway Comics. The post Episode 547 – Bring It On! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/3/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 546 – Great Dane One

We review 'Doctor Who: The Second Doctor Adventures: Beyond War Games' from Big Finish and the short story, 'Save Yourself' from 'The Target Storybook'. The post Episode 546 – Great Dane One appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/29/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 545 – We Librarians are a Tough Breed

This week we review 'The War Doctor Begins: He Who Fights With Monsters' from Big Finish. The post Episode 545 – We Librarians are a Tough Breed appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/21/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 544 – Good Name for a Salad

This week we review 'The Iron Legion' comic strips and 'The Comic Strip Adaptations - Doctor Who and the Iron Legion' from Big Finish. The post Episode 544 – Good Name for a Salad appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/12/202343 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 543 – Designing Corridors

This time we review Big Finish's 'The War Doctor Begins 3 - Battlegrounds.' The post Episode 543 – Designing Corridors appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/7/202353 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 542 – You’re Making Me Giddy!

We start an exploration of Season 6B with a review of 'The War Games' novelization and the short story, 'War Crimes.' The post Episode 542 – You’re Making Me Giddy! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/3/202351 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 541 – On to Plan G

The week we review, 'The War Master Begins, Volume 2. The Warbringer' from Big Finish. The post Episode 541 – On to Plan G appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/28/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 540 – We’ve Come to Get Our Ball Back

This week we review the recently released The Abominable Snowmen animated story. Plus, Keith has a review of the Doctor Who: Lost in Time mobile game. The post Episode 540 – We’ve Come to Get Our Ball Back appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/11/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 539 – From Tots to Killer Commandos

This week we begin Act Three of the Time War with The War Doctor Begins: Forged in Fire. The post Episode 539 – From Tots to Killer Commandos appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/1/202359 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 538 – Diamonds are Forever

This week we turn our attention to the Doctor Who diamond logo and look at the various iterations through the years. The post Episode 538 – Diamonds are Forever appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/22/202352 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 537 – One Big Continuity Error

This week we review the recently released 'Doctor Who - The Time War 5: Cass' The post Episode 537 – One Big Continuity Error appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/10/202355 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 536 – Family Reconciliation

In this episode, we look at the recently released documentary 'Doctor Who Am I.'  The post Episode 536 – Family Reconciliation appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/27/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 535 – Spot on Landing

This week we review 'Doctor Who: Classic Doctors New Monsters 2' from Big Finish The post Episode 535 – Spot on Landing appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/13/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode – 534 – Race Fast Safe Car

In this episode, we review Big Finish's Time War, Volume 4 featuring the Eighth Doctor and Bliss. The post Episode – 534 – Race Fast Safe Car appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/9/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 533 – Seeing Green Monkeys

We review the Eighth Doctor Big Finish Adventure, 'Time War Volume 3' The post Episode 533 – Seeing Green Monkeys appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/14/20221 hour, 7 minutes
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Episode 532 – Chance Meetings

We review Temporal Logbook 3: Changed Lives from our friends at Pencil Tip Publishing The post Episode 532 – Chance Meetings appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/24/20221 hour, 41 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 531 – Tag, You’re It!

In this episode, we discuss the long-awaited Doctor Who: Centenary Special, 'The Power of the Doctor' The post Episode 531 – Tag, You’re It! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/29/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 530 – Renegade Name Changer

In this episode, it's more Time War travels as we review Big Finish's 'Eighth Doctor - Time War Volume 2' The post Episode 530 – Renegade Name Changer appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/22/202258 minutes, 35 seconds
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Patreon Exclusive #3 – The Losers Review ‘Home Team’ (October 2022)

**UPDATE** We are now making this exclusive content available to anyone to download! Okay, supporters. Here is an exclusive for you. In the early part of 2022, we took part in a contest to guess the most Oscar award winners at the 2022 Oscars.  We called it the Pod vs. Pod Oscar completion. It was hosted by Gold Standard-The Oscars Podcast and Flicks with Friends and we were pitted against some of the ladies of...Read more The post Patreon Exclusive #3 – The Losers Review ‘Home Team’ (October 2022) appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/7/20221 second
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Episode 529 – Trying to Avoid the Time War

This week we review 'The Eighth Doctor: Time War 1' from Big Finish The post Episode 529 – Trying to Avoid the Time War appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/6/202256 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 528 – Hope You Brought Biscuits

We resume our journey through the Time War with Big Finish's Short Trips 7.10 - 'All Hands on Deck' and 'Susan's War' The post Episode 528 – Hope You Brought Biscuits appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/2/20221 second
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Episode 527 – REDACTED

This week we review the BBC Studios audio series, 'Doctor Who - Redacted' The post Episode 527 – REDACTED appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/31/20221 second
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Episode 526 – The Most Wonderful Man in the Universe

This week we finish off the War Master box set - 'Only the Good' with stories 2 through 4 The post Episode 526 – The Most Wonderful Man in the Universe appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/9/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 525 – Grab Your Cannons, We’re Going Gardening

We review 'The War Master, Volume 7 - Self-Defence' The post Episode 525 – Grab Your Cannons, We’re Going Gardening appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/26/20221 second
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Episode 524 – Where Only Your Best Friends Try To Kill You

The journey through the Time War continues with 'The War Master Volume 6 - Killing Time' from Big Finish The post Episode 524 – Where Only Your Best Friends Try To Kill You appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/21/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 523 – At the Court of Rassilon

This time we review Gallifrey: Time War Volume 2 from Big Finish The post Episode 523 – At the Court of Rassilon appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/20/202256 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 522 – The Devil You Say

More Time War reviews, this time The War Master: Only The Good 1, Beneath the Viscoid, and Gallifrey: Time War 1.3 and 1.4, The Devil You Know and Desperate Measures. The post Episode 522 – The Devil You Say appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/23/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 521 – Anti-Anti-Genesis

This week we review Big Finish Productions 'The War Master - Anti-Genesis'. We also discuss the recent casting news for the 14th Doctor. The post Episode 521 – Anti-Anti-Genesis appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/2/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 520 – Driving a Manual

This time we review Big Finish's 'War Master 5 - Hearts of Darkness' The post Episode 520 – Driving a Manual appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/1/202258 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 519 – Lots of Show, Not Enough Tell

We review 'Doctor Who: The Legend of the Sea Devils' and the recently animated Galaxy 4. The post Episode 519 – Lots of Show, Not Enough Tell appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/20/20221 second
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Episode 518 – A Virtual High Score

This time we review 'UNIT: Cyber-Reality' from Big Finish, written by Matt Fitton and Guy Adams. The post Episode 518 – A Virtual High Score appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/13/20221 hour, 8 minutes
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Episode 517 – Service Corridors

We review 'The War Master Volume 3: Rage of the Time Lords' and 'The Diary of River Song Series 5.4 -  Concealed Weapon'. The post Episode 517 – Service Corridors appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/7/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 516 – The Politics of Gallifrey

This week we review 'Gallifrey: Time War' 1.1 'Celestial Intervention' & 1.2 'Soldier Obscura' plus the animated 5th episode of the 'Web of Fear'. The post Episode 516 – The Politics of Gallifrey appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/17/20221 hour, 22 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 515 – No Clowning Around

We review all four parts of Big Finish Productions' 'The War Master 2; The Master of Callous.' The post Episode 515 – No Clowning Around appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/24/20221 hour, 12 minutes
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Episode 514 – A Madman’s Prison

We examine Big Finish's Ravenous 3.1 - Deeptime Frontier by Matt Fitton and 3.2 Companion Piece by John Dorney. The post Episode 514 – A Madman’s Prison appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/10/20221 second
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Episode 513 – Saving Everyone Whether They Deserve It or Not

We start our journey through the Time War with 'Shadow of the Daleks Volumes 1 and 2' from Big Finish The post Episode 513 – Saving Everyone Whether They Deserve It or Not appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/19/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 512 – Déjà Vu Again!

This is our review of the New Year's Day special, 'Eve of the Daleks' The post Episode 512 – Déjà Vu Again! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/5/202254 minutes, 10 seconds
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Side Trip 41 – The Christmas Dimension

In this special Side Trip, we review the Big Finish Subscriber Short story, The Christmas Dimension. The post Side Trip 41 – The Christmas Dimension appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/24/202111 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 511 – The Dalek Factor

This week we review the newly animated release of 'The Evil of the Daleks'. The post Episode 511 – The Dalek Factor appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/22/202135 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 510 – The Sontaran Sweet Tooth

In this week's episode, we wrap up our discussions of Series 13 with our review of 'Doctor Who Flux - Chapter 6 - The Vanquishers'. The post Episode 510 – The Sontaran Sweet Tooth appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/8/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 509 – Fetch Your Dog

We review Doctor Who Flux: Chapter 5: Survivors of the Flux and examine possible outcomes for the Flux storyline. The post Episode 509 – Fetch Your Dog appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/1/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 508 – Quantum Extraction

This time we review Doctor Who Flux - Chapter Four - Village of the Angels The post Episode 508 – Quantum Extraction appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/24/202153 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 507 – The Gathering Timestorm

Doctor Who Flux continues and this time we review Chapter Three: Once, Upon Time. The post Episode 507 – The Gathering Timestorm appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/19/202142 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 506 – Pan-Fried Sontarans

We review another story from Doctor Who Flux. This time Chapter Two, War of the Sontarans, The post Episode 506 – Pan-Fried Sontarans appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/11/202153 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 505 – Man’s Best Friend

The series returns! Hear what we thought of Chapter One: The Halloween Apocalypse. The post Episode 505 – Man’s Best Friend appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/3/202142 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 504 – Enter the Corsair

This time we review Titan Comics' Missy issue #4 andThe Thirteenth Doctor Volume 3 The post Episode 504 – Enter the Corsair appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/28/20211 hour, 1 minute, 28 seconds
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Episode 503 – Obsolete Technology Malfunctioning

We review the second half of the Big Finish Missy Series 1 box set, 'The Broken Clock' and 'The Belly of the Beast' The post Episode 503 – Obsolete Technology Malfunctioning appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/21/202151 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 502 – Mostly Modest in Every Manner

This week we review the first two stories in Big Finish's 'Missy' box set. The post Episode 502 – Mostly Modest in Every Manner appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/14/202130 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 501 – Two Brigs and a Dame

We review Lethbridge-Stewart - The Laughing Gnome: Rise of the Dominator by Robert Mammone The post Episode 501 – Two Brigs and a Dame appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/6/202157 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 500 – Novelty Music Extravaganza

For or 500th episode we look at some Doctor Who novelty songs. The post Episode 500 – Novelty Music Extravaganza appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/3/20211 hour, 53 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 499 – Putting the Arrr Back in Argonite

Another 'Lost In Time' episode. This time we review 'The Space Pirates'. The post Episode 499 – Putting the Arrr Back in Argonite appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/25/202140 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 498 – Slightly Silly Paper

This time we review 'The Ninth Doctor Adventures - Ravagers' from Big Finish The post Episode 498 – Slightly Silly Paper appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/26/202153 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 497 – MUCHO MASTER – Enter the Inventor

This week we review The First Doctor Adventures, The Destination Wars from Big Finish, and Missy issues 2 and 3 from Titan Comics The post Episode 497 – MUCHO MASTER – Enter the Inventor appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/16/202156 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 496 – Traveling the Victorious – The FINALE – Where it All Ends

This week, our friend from over at SciFi4MeTV, Mr. Tim Harvey, joined us to discuss the Time Lord Victorious event. The post Episode 496 – Traveling the Victorious – The FINALE – Where it All Ends appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/9/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 495 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 12 – Sonic Screwdriver Trumps Robot Butler

We begin our wrap-up of reviews of the Time Lord Victorious crossover event with the long-delayed - Echoes of Extinction. The post Episode 495 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 12 – Sonic Screwdriver Trumps Robot Butler appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/3/202132 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 494 – Next Stop, the Life and Times of Sarah Jane Smith

This week we are back with a review of the book, ‘Sarah Jane Smith: Roving Reporter.’ This book is a collection of short stories, essays, and comics that feature the Doctor’s companion and best friend, Sarah Jane Smith. And thanks to its publisher, Pencil Tip Publishing, we are giving a copy of the book away. The winner will be contacted soon! Proceeds from the book will be donated in support of the British Columbia Cancer...Read more The post Episode 494 – Next Stop, the Life and Times of Sarah Jane Smith appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/26/202158 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 493 – Down in the Darkness

This week we review the Fury from the Deep DVD.  The post Episode 493 – Down in the Darkness appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/12/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 492 – MUCHO MASTER: Escape from the Vortex

In this week’s show, we continue our celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Master in Doctor Who, with another celebration this month. It is also the 25th anniversary of Doctor Who: The Movie. And what better way to celebrate that film, than to review a story featuring the actor who brought the Master back to life on the small screen in 1996? This week we review Big Finish’s Master! boxset which features Roberts returning...Read more The post Episode 492 – MUCHO MASTER: Escape from the Vortex appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/7/20211 hour, 1 minute, 12 seconds
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Episode 491 – Back to the Brigverse: A Book Review

In this episode, we pick back up our reviews of Candy Jar's series with a  look at The HAVOC Files: The Laughing Gnome. The post Episode 491 – Back to the Brigverse: A Book Review appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/28/202149 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 490 – The Master and Dr. Who

This week, Listen - the Stars and Out of the Green Mist and The Time Thief from the Doctor Who Annual 1974 and issue one of Titan's Missy comic. The post Episode 490 – The Master and Dr. Who appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/22/20211 hour, 30 seconds
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Side Trip 40 – Star Trek 206 – TNG Season 6

Our resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun begins to wrap up his discussion of Star Trek TNG. This time it's the penultimate season, Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 6. The post Side Trip 40 – Star Trek 206 – TNG Season 6 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/20/202134 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 489 – The Wheels on the BUS

This week we discuss the classic 'base under siege story and if is it good for storytelling. The post Episode 489 – The Wheels on the BUS appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/14/202142 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 488 – Does the Doctor Listen to This Podcast?

This week we review 'The 8th Doctor Adventures #4.2: Situation Vacant' from Big Finish and 'The Thirteenth Doctor Vol. 2: Hidden Human History' from Titan Comics The post Episode 488 – Does the Doctor Listen to This Podcast? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/7/202139 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 487 – Only the Monstrous Survive

In this episode, we review the first War Doctor box set from Big Finish, "Only the Monstrous". The post Episode 487 – Only the Monstrous Survive appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/24/202150 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 486 – You Will Obey Us!

This week we review the anthology book 'I Am The Master: Legends of the Renegade Time Lord.' The post Episode 486 – You Will Obey Us! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/17/202153 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 485 – Ceremonially Archived

We wrap up our reviews of Big Finish's Doctor Who Unbound audios with A 'Storm of Angels' and 'Masters of War'. The post Episode 485 – Ceremonially Archived appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/26/202153 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 484 – Just a Mucky Pup

More Doctor Who Unbound this week with 'Deadline' by Robert Shearman and 'Exile' is by Nicholas Briggs The post Episode 484 – Just a Mucky Pup appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/19/202141 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 483 – Free of That Appalling Dress Sense

We review 'Full Fathom Five' and 'He Jests at Scars...' from Big Finish's 'Doctor Who - Unbound' series. The post Episode 483 – Free of That Appalling Dress Sense appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/11/202144 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 482 – Mucho Master 1 – Doctor?

This week we begin the Doctor Who Unbound series, starting with 'Auld Mortality' and 'Sympathy for the Devil'. The post Episode 482 – Mucho Master 1 – Doctor? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/4/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 481 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 11 – Vlad the Exterminators

This week we review 'Tales of the Dark Times' Episodes 4 and 5 found in the Doctor Who Comic Maker app and 'All Flesh is Grass' the novel by By Una McCormack The post Episode 481 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 11 – Vlad the Exterminators appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/27/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 480 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 10 – Frozen in Space

This week we review more Time Lord Victorious stories with Exit Strategy and Genetics of the Daleks. The post Episode 480 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 10 – Frozen in Space appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/20/202133 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 479 – You Say You Want A Revolution

This week we examine the New Year's Day special, Revolution of the Daleks. The post Episode 479 – You Say You Want A Revolution appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/7/20211 hour, 16 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 478 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 9 – Dancing With Daleks In Zero G’s

This time we review the short stories, The Last Message, and Mission to the Known and the Big Finish audio, Mutually Assured Destruction.s The post Episode 478 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 9 – Dancing With Daleks In Zero G’s appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/30/202038 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 477 – A Christmas Carol, Revisited

In this episode, we go way back to the beginning and revisit our first ever review, A Christmas Carol, featuring the Eleventh Doctor. The post Episode 477 – A Christmas Carol, Revisited appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/23/202041 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 476 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 8 – Seeking All the Answers

This week we review Time Lord Victorious materials, The Minds of Magnox, and Daleks! Episode 5: Day of Reckoning. The post Episode 476 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 8 – Seeking All the Answers appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/16/202041 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 475 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 7 – Plotting and Scheming

This week we review Daleks! animated series episodes 4 & 5, 'Planet of the Mechanoids' and 'The Deadly Ally, and the short story, What the TARDIS thought of ‘Time Lord Victorious’ The post Episode 475 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 7 – Plotting and Scheming appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/9/202043 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 474 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 6 – Exterminating the Universe

We look at Escape Hunt's print and play game, 'The Hollow Planet', the first two episodes of Daleks!, 'The Archive of Islos' and 'The Sentinel of the Fifth Galaxy' plus the Time Lord Victorious trailer The post Episode 474 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 6 – Exterminating the Universe appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/3/202059 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 473 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 5 – Screeching Sweet Nothings in Your Ear

In this episode, we review Big Finish's The Enemy of My Enemy, Doctor Who Comic Maker's Tales of the Dark Times Episode Three, and the Doctor Who Magazine comic, Monstrous Beauty Part 3. The post Episode 473 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 5 – Screeching Sweet Nothings in Your Ear appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/18/202045 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 472 – All Sorts of Things Unleashed

In this episode, we review the recently released book The Wintertime Paradox, by Dave Rudden. Find out what we thought of this festive collection of stories about Doctor Who at Christmastime. The post Episode 472 – All Sorts of Things Unleashed appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/12/20201 hour, 45 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 471 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 4 – An Assassin Named Killie McDeath

In this week's episode, it's more Time Lord Victorious with the Big Finish audio 'He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not' and Doctor Who Magazine's 'Monstrous Beauty Part 2' The post Episode 471 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 4 – An Assassin Named Killie McDeath appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/5/202040 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 470 – Now Boarding Chameleon Tours Flight 470

This week we take a slight break from the ongoing Time Lord Victorious cross-media event, to look at the recently released, on DVD - The Faceless Ones The post Episode 470 – Now Boarding Chameleon Tours Flight 470 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/29/202048 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 469 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 3 – The NEW Grumpy Bear

In this week's adventure through the materials covering the Time Lord Victorious event, we review Tales of the Dark Times Episodes 1 & 2 and Big Finish's Master Thief and Lesser Evils, Short Trips. The post Episode 469 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 3 – The NEW Grumpy Bear appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/22/202056 minutes
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Episode 468 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 2 – Dressed For The Occasion

Our journey through the Time Lord Victorious series continues this week with "The Knight, the Fool, and the Dead" by Steve Cole and The Guide to the Dark Times which is found in The Official Doctor Who 2021 Annual. The post Episode 468 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 2 – Dressed For The Occasion appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/14/202050 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 467 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 1 – Murder Toilets

We have arrived at the first of our reviews of the materials being released in the epic Time Lord Victorious event. The post Episode 467 – Traveling the Victorious – Part 1 – Murder Toilets appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/8/20201 hour, 1 minute, 13 seconds
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Episode 466 – A Horse With No Name

We return with another LOST IN TIME review. This time its the First Doctor, Steven and Vicki in The Myth Makers. The post Episode 466 – A Horse With No Name appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/23/202043 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 465 – LOCKDOWN continued…

This week we finish reviewing the supplemental materials that were released as part of this summer's Doctor Who LOCKDOWN simulcast with fans. The post Episode 465 – LOCKDOWN continued… appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/3/20201 second
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Side Trip 39 – Avast Ye Space Lubbers!

Glenn returns this week with another Doctor Who comics review. Moving on through the First Doctor’s timeline, this time the stories The Therovian Quest and The Hijackers of Thrax from 1965’s TV Comics.       Links mentioned in the show: Doctor Who – The Complete Adventures by Andrew Kearley   The post Side Trip 39 – Avast Ye Space Lubbers! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/24/20201 second
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Side Trip 38 – Star Trek 205 – TNG Season 5

After a short break, resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun brings us another primer. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 5. Be sure to send feedback if you are enjoying these or have something you’d like to add to the discussion.       Enjoy! The post Side Trip 38 – Star Trek 205 – TNG Season 5 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/8/202035 minutes, 3 seconds
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Side Trip 37 – Little Green Men

Yes, it’s been a while, and we are returning, but not just yet. So, to hold you over, here is a long-promised filler Short Trip episode. Glenn continues his reviews of the Doctor’s adventures through the years in comics. This time, a review of the first Doctor Who story to be published in TV Comic back in November of 1964. The Doctor meets, for the first time, his grandchildren, John and Gillian in Doctor Who...Read more The post Side Trip 37 – Little Green Men appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/6/202013 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 464 – Keeping a Six Foot Distance

We return for a special supersized episode. This time we are discussing an op-ed piece comparing the 13th Doctor with that of the 6th. The post Episode 464 – Keeping a Six Foot Distance appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/17/20201 hour, 51 minutes, 25 seconds
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Side Trip 36 – Star Trek 204 – TNG Season 4

The primers continue for our ongoing isolation. Resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun brings us another one. This time its Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 4. The post Side Trip 36 – Star Trek 204 – TNG Season 4 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/30/202035 minutes, 18 seconds
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Side Trip 35 – Star Trek 203 – TNG Season 3

Resident Star Trek Guru, Shaun continues with the Star Trek primers and review and brings us another one. The post Side Trip 35 – Star Trek 203 – TNG Season 3 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/25/202029 minutes, 43 seconds
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Side Trip 34 – Star Trek 202 – TNG Season 2

Another little special treat for you as we continue our isolation, Shaun steps away from one universe and into another and brings us another Star Trek primer and review, this time with TNG Season The post Side Trip 34 – Star Trek 202 – TNG Season 2 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/18/202031 minutes, 42 seconds
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Side Trip 33 – Social Distancing

We are back with a limited Side Trip edition of the podcast to let our listeners know that we are all safe and well. The post Side Trip 33 – Social Distancing appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/14/202026 minutes
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Episode 463 – It All Changes, But It All Stays the Same

In this week's supersized episode of the podcast, we arrive at the end of the series with The Timeless Children. The post Episode 463 – It All Changes, But It All Stays the Same appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/5/20201 hour, 47 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 462 – Ashad, Shada, Coincidence?

In this week's show, we look at the penultimate episode of Series 12, with the middle part of the Lone Cyberman arc, "Ascension of the Cybermen". The post Episode 462 – Ashad, Shada, Coincidence? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/26/202050 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 461 – We Love A Good Plume!

In this week's episode, we review "The Haunting of Villa Diodati".  The post Episode 461 – We Love A Good Plume! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/21/202055 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 460 – Can You Hear Us?

This week we review 'Can You Hear Me?', the seventh episode in Doctor Who Series 12. The post Episode 460 – Can You Hear Us? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/13/202043 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 459 – Three Idiots Roaming

In this week's episode, we review Series 12, Episode 6 - "Praxeus". The post Episode 459 – Three Idiots Roaming appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/6/202057 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 458 – Platoon of Jadoon in Our Room

In this week's episode of the podcast, we look at Series 12, Episode 5, Fugitive of the Jadoon. The post Episode 458 – Platoon of Jadoon in Our Room appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/30/202054 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 457 – Current Events

We continue with our reviews of Series 12, this time it's Nikola Tesla's Night of Horror. The post Episode 457 – Current Events appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/22/202052 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 456 – A Not So Jolly Holiday

In this week's episode, we continue our march through Series 12 with a review of Orphan 55. The post Episode 456 – A Not So Jolly Holiday appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/16/202037 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 455 – The Spy Who Loved Us

We return after a holiday break with our reviews of the first two episodes in the 12th Series of Doctor Who. Find out what we thought of Spyfall Parts 1 & 2. The post Episode 455 – The Spy Who Loved Us appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/9/20201 hour, 33 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 454 – Christmas Time Is Here Again!

We review some holiday stories this week from Big Finish and Titan Comics! The post Episode 454 – Christmas Time Is Here Again! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/25/201958 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 453 – Blood Bank Robbery

We wrap up the 'Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 1' with 'Harvest of the Sycorax' and 'The Sontaran Ordeal.' The post Episode 453 – Blood Bank Robbery appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/20/201954 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 452 – Lovely Judoon Poetry

This week we review two stories from Big Finish's Doctor Who: Classic Doctors New Monsters Volume 1, "Fallen Angels" and "Judoon In Chains". The post Episode 452 – Lovely Judoon Poetry appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/12/201943 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 451 – For the Good of the Colony

This week we review the recently released animated reconstruction of The Macra Terror on DVD. The post Episode 451 – For the Good of the Colony appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/5/201957 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 450 – Impeachment Inquiry

This week we examine chapters 3 and 4 in the first series of Big Finish's Gallifrey audios, The Inquiry and A Blind Eye. The post Episode 450 – Impeachment Inquiry appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/26/201957 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 449 – Mired With Politics

This time we examine the first series of Gallifrey stories with Weapon of Choice and Square One. The post Episode 449 – Mired With Politics appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/14/201943 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 448 – Forgotten Preludes

This time we review Titan Comics' Torchwood Volume 3: The Culling the Big Finish story Torchwood: Forgotten Lives. The post Episode 448 – Forgotten Preludes appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/6/201952 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 447 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 6 – The End of Spooky Time

This week we finish up our Beyond the Doctor reviews with 'Midnight at Madame Tussaud's', 'I, Monster', and 'Afraid of the Dark'. The post Episode 447 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 6 – The End of Spooky Time appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/31/20191 hour, 19 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 446 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 5 – Countdown to Armageddon

In this episode we look at Second Doctor actor Patrick Troughton in "The Omen" and Eleventh Doctor actor Matt Smith in "Patient Zero". The post Episode 446 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 5 – Countdown to Armageddon appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/24/20191 hour, 17 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 445 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 4 – The Three Doctor Solution

This time we look at Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Jon Pertwee in 'The Airzone Solution' and David Tennant in 'Fright Night'. The post Episode 445 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 4 – The Three Doctor Solution appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/17/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 444 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 3 – So Bad It’s Good

This week we review Jon Pertwee in the 1971 Amicus Film Production, "The House That Dripped Blood" and Peter Capaldi in the 1988 British horror film, "The Lair of the White Worm". The post Episode 444 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 3 – So Bad It’s Good appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/10/20191 hour, 10 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 443 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 2 – Daaaphneeee…

This time we look at War Doctor actor John Hurt and the 60's Dalek films Doctor Peter Cushing in The Ghoul and Thirteenth Doctor actress Jodie Whittaker in Attack the Block. The post Episode 443 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time 2 – Daaaphneeee… appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/2/20191 hour, 6 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 442 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time

In this week's episode, we step away from Doctor Who just a bit to examine films that the actors who played the Doctor have starred in over the years. The post Episode 442 – Beyond the Doctor: Spooky Time appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/27/20191 hour, 23 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 441 – Happiness is a Good Multi-Doctor Story

This week we tackle the second half of the Big Finish 20th Anniversary celebration, Doctor Who - Legacy of Time The post Episode 441 – Happiness is a Good Multi-Doctor Story appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/20/201947 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 440 – We’re Back!

This week we review the first three of The Legacy of Time a six-part adventure celebrating 20 years of Doctor Who at Big Finish! The post Episode 440 – We’re Back! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/11/201951 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 439 – Hiatus

This week features a Companion Archive featuring Sara Kingdom. The post Episode 439 – Hiatus appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/2/201953 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 438 – With Special Guest…

Thie week, Big Finish's Companion Chronicles 1.1 “Frostfire” and Titan Comics 13th Doctor Vol. 1. The post Episode 438 – With Special Guest… appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/29/20191 hour, 17 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 437 – Let the River Run

This week we review Big Finish The Diary of River Song 1.3 “Signs”, 1.4 “The Rules of the Universe” The post Episode 437 – Let the River Run appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/19/201953 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 436 – Crossing a River

This week we review Big Finish's The Diary of River Song 1.1 “The Boundless Sea” and 1.2 “I Went to a Marvelous Party” The post Episode 436 – Crossing a River appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/10/201947 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 435 – Dangerously Late

This week we review of Lethbridge-Stewart The Laughing Gnome: The Danger Men by Nick Walters. The post Episode 435 – Dangerously Late appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/7/201959 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 434 – Shada: Hopefully for the Last Time

In this week's show, we return to the forgotten Timelord Prison of Shada, with a review of the latest release of Shada on DVD. The post Episode 434 – Shada: Hopefully for the Last Time appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/20/201951 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 433 – Goritanian Underwear

We review Big Finish's Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 1 #2 “Time Reaver” and #3 “Death and the Queen”. The post Episode 433 – Goritanian Underwear appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/12/201951 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 432 – Beware of Toomgis

We review Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures 4.1 “Death in Blackpool”, Bonus Release: “An Earthly Child” The post Episode 432 – Beware of Toomgis appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/6/20191 hour, 1 minute, 26 seconds
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Episode 431 – Sympathy for the Devil

In this week's show, we finally get around to reviewing the Fourth Doctor story, Scratchman written by Tom Baker The post Episode 431 – Sympathy for the Devil appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/31/201948 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 430 – It Always Comes Down To Money

In this week's show, we review Big Finish #105 The Condemned  The post Episode 430 – It Always Comes Down To Money appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/16/20191 second
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Episode 429 – Am I Blu?

In this week's show, we examine the pros and cons of Classic Doctor Who on Blu Ray. The post Episode 429 – Am I Blu? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/10/201947 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 428 – Metal of the Daleks

In this week's slightly delayed show we review the Big Finish Main Range story #121 Enemy of the Daleks. The post Episode 428 – Metal of the Daleks appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/3/201938 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 427 – Parallel Worlds

In this week's show, we review of the Candy Jar Books novel, Lethbridge-Stewart - The Laughing Gnome: Fear of the Web by Alyson Leeds. The post Episode 427 – Parallel Worlds appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/27/20191 hour, 1 minute, 58 seconds
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Episode 426 – Look Who’s Back!

In this week's show, we return after a little unintended break to review two stories written by friend-of-the-show, Andy Frankham-Allen. The post Episode 426 – Look Who’s Back! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/18/201948 minutes, 37 seconds
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Life Finds A Way…To Interfere

Life has gotten in the way of the podcast this week. Between some travel, work and other commitments this week’s podcast will be delayed until next week. Please tune in then for our thoughts on Short Trip 9.01 “The Revisionists” written by friend of the podcast Andy Frankham-Allen. Sorry to keep you waiting! The post Life Finds A Way…To Interfere appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/11/20190
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Episode 425 – Planet Comicon 2019

We turn in a shorter than usual show this week as we record from Planet Comicon in Kansas City, Missouri. The post Episode 425 – Planet Comicon 2019 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/3/201915 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 424 – Desktop Themes: The Evolution of the Console Room

A discussion topic this week as we tackle the idea of Desktop Themes and The Evolution of the Console Room. The post Episode 424 – Desktop Themes: The Evolution of the Console Room appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/28/20191 hour, 8 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 423 – Life, the Universe and Krikkitmen

Our long-delayed book review, Doctor Who and The Krikkitmen by Douglas Adams and James Goss. The post Episode 423 – Life, the Universe and Krikkitmen appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/22/201950 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 422 – A Change of Plans

This week we will take a look at Big Finish's Monthly Range story #120 - The Magic Mousetrap The post Episode 422 – A Change of Plans appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/14/201947 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 421 – It’s Nobody

In this week's show we review Big Finish's Doctor Who Monthly Range story #115, Forty-Five. The post Episode 421 – It’s Nobody appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/6/20191 hour, 1 minute, 41 seconds
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Episode 420 – Are You a Spy?

This week we return to the world of Torchwood with Titan Comics "Torchwood Volume 2: Station Zero" and Big Finish "Torchwood: Fall to Earth". The post Episode 420 – Are You a Spy? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/27/201948 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 419 – A Tale of Two Peri’s

Our thoughts on Big Finish Companion Chronicles: 5.5 “A Town Called Fortune”, and 5.7 “Peri and the Piscon Paradox”. The post Episode 419 – A Tale of Two Peri’s appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/20/201946 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 418 – Outside Continuity

In this week's episode of the podcast we review the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn story, Real Time The post Episode 418 – Outside Continuity appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/14/201956 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 417 – Eight Legs to Hold You, Again!

In this week's episode we finish off the 8th Doctor Adventures, Season 3, with #7 The Eight Truths and #8 Worldwide Web. The post Episode 417 – Eight Legs to Hold You, Again! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/4/201958 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 416 – Coulrophobia & Shaun’s Therapy Session

We review Lucy Wilson Mysteries: Curse of the Mirror Clowns by Chris Lynch. The post Episode 416 – Coulrophobia & Shaun’s Therapy Session appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/30/201950 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 415 – Elevator Music Death

We take a look at the recent Titan Comics mini-series Operation Volcano, and Big Finish #109 The Death Collectors / Spider’s Shadow The post Episode 415 – Elevator Music Death appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/23/20191 hour, 15 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 414 – And Now For Something Completely Different

We step away from the regular schedule to discuss a recent article in Radio Times. The post Episode 414 – And Now For Something Completely Different appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/16/20191 hour, 9 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 413 – Resolution (of the Dalek)

In this week's delayed episode we look at the New Year's Day episode - 'Resolution'. The post Episode 413 – Resolution (of the Dalek) appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/3/201948 minutes, 33 seconds
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Side Trip 32 – Here We Go a Caroling

A special Christmas gift for our listeners, the Traveling the Vortex 2018 Christmas Special! The post Side Trip 32 – Here We Go a Caroling appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/25/201829 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 412 – Santa, He’s Not

In this week's show we look at another 'Lost In Time' story with the First Doctor, Steven, and Dodo in The Celestial Toymaker. The post Episode 412 – Santa, He’s Not appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/24/201854 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 411 – Family Tree

his week we go back to a release from earlier this year, the anthology book, Lethbridge-Stewart: Lineage The post Episode 411 – Family Tree appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/19/20181 hour, 13 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 410 – Yippee Ki-Yay Robots

Our review of the Series 11 finale 'The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos'. The post Episode 410 – Yippee Ki-Yay Robots appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/12/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 409 – Avoiding the Wooly Rebellion

Our review of Series 11's 'It Takes You Away' The post Episode 409 – Avoiding the Wooly Rebellion appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/5/201840 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 408 – A Very Flat Team Structure

In this week's episode of the podcast, we review Series 11, Episode 9, The Witchfinders. The post Episode 408 – A Very Flat Team Structure appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/29/201857 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 407 – Special Delivery

In this week's show we look at Series 11's latest offering, Kerblam! The post Episode 407 – Special Delivery appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/22/201846 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 406 – Apologies to the Death-Eyed Turtle Army

In this week's episode of the podcast we examine the latest Doctor Who story, Demons of the Punjab. The post Episode 406 – Apologies to the Death-Eyed Turtle Army appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/14/201843 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 405 – Podcasting with Don Quixote

In this week's episode we review Series 11, Story 5: 'The Tsuranga Conundrum'. The post Episode 405 – Podcasting with Don Quixote appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/8/201850 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 404 – We Eat Danger For Breakfast

In this week's show we review the very creepy-crawly story Arachnids in the UK. The post Episode 404 – We Eat Danger For Breakfast appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/31/201841 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 403 – We Are Not Banksy… Or Are We?

we look at the third episode of Series 11, "Rosa" The post Episode 403 – We Are Not Banksy… Or Are We? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/25/201849 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 402 – A Heroic Nap

This week we look at the second story in Series 11 with The Ghost Monument. The post Episode 402 – A Heroic Nap appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/18/201854 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 401 – Sorting Out Fair Play

This week we review the first episode featuring the 13th Doctor - The Woman Who Fell to Earth. The post Episode 401 – Sorting Out Fair Play appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/10/201844 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 400 – Fun & Games 400

Our EPIVERSARY #400 includes fun and games with Doctor Who Fluxx (LIVE!), a review of Doctor Who: Clue and giveaways! The post Episode 400 – Fun & Games 400 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/2/20181 hour, 18 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 399 – Up the Time Stream

Our Book Review of 'Lethbridge-Stewart: The Laughing Gnome – Scary Monsters' by Simon A. Forward The post Episode 399 – Up the Time Stream appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/26/20181 hour, 33 seconds
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Episode 398 – A Confusion of Podcasters

We review Titan Comics Year 3 of the Eleventh Doctor Adventures with issues #12 & #13 and Twelfth Doctor Adventures issues #10-#13 The post Episode 398 – A Confusion of Podcasters appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/19/201851 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 397 – Temps United

This week we review Titan Comics 10th Doctor Year 3 #11 – 14 and Big Finish 10th Doctor Adventures #1 Technophobia. The post Episode 397 – Temps United appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/11/201854 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 396 – Only In Fairy Tales

This week, Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures Series 3-1 “The King of Sontar” and 3-2 “White Ghosts” The post Episode 396 – Only In Fairy Tales appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/4/201858 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 395 – The Found Skin

We review the novella 'Lethbridge-Stewart: The Lost Skin' by Andy Frankham-Allen, and the short story 'Cow Pats and Comfort by Tim Gambrell' The post Episode 395 – The Found Skin appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/29/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 394 – An On Switch for Stonehenge

We return to Big Finish audios this week with a review at Main Range story #106 The Dark Husband The post Episode 394 – An On Switch for Stonehenge appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/23/201852 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 393 – The Destruction of the Podcast

We conclude The Daleks' Master Plan with the last four stories in this epic arc, Golden Death, Escape Switch, The Abandoned Planet and The Destruction of Time. The post Episode 393 – The Destruction of the Podcast appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/17/20181 hour, 10 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 392 – Podcast of the Sun

We continue our trek through The Daleks' Master Plan with our third part and review 'Coronas of the Sun', 'The Feast of Steven' and 'Volcano'. The post Episode 392 – Podcast of the Sun appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/12/201850 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 391 – The Devil’s Episode

This week we continue on our course through 'The Daleks' Master Plan' with 'The Devil's Planet', 'The Traitors', and 'Counter Plot'. The post Episode 391 – The Devil’s Episode appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/1/201850 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 390 – Episode of Armageddon

We begin the epic saga, "The Daleks' Master Plan" with a review of Mission to the Unknown, The Nightmare Begins, and Day of Armageddon. The post Episode 390 – Episode of Armageddon appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/25/20181 hour, 10 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 389 – A Literal Pig Pen

This week we review Big Finish #90 “Year Of The Pig” from the Doctor Who Monthly Range. The post Episode 389 – A Literal Pig Pen appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/18/201858 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 388 – Protocol Be Praised

On the podcast this week, reviews for Big Finish Eighth Doctor Adventures Season 3: #5 “The Scapegoat”, and #6 “The Cannibalists”. The post Episode 388 – Protocol Be Praised appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/11/201854 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 387 – End of Phase One

Another Brig-verse review this week with a look at Lethbridge-Stewart: The Man From Yesterday by Nick Walters The post Episode 387 – End of Phase One appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/3/201851 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 386 – Minus the Clams

This week, our thoughts on Big Finish #104 “The Bride of Peladon”, and the end of another era. The post Episode 386 – Minus the Clams appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/21/201836 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 385 – Following Our Nose

Some Big Finish Companion Chronicles with Series 3.10 “The Magician’s Oath” and Series 4.3 “The Prisoner of Peladon” The post Episode 385 – Following Our Nose appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/11/201846 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 384 – I’m Sorry, I’m Sorry

We review Candy Jar Books' Lethbridge-Stewart: The New Unusual by Adrian Sherlock & Andy Frankham-Allen. The post Episode 384 – I’m Sorry, I’m Sorry appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/5/201856 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 383 – Talkin’ ’bout Regeneration

We look back at 50 plus years of regenerations in Doctor Who. The post Episode 383 – Talkin’ ’bout Regeneration appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/23/20181 hour, 15 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 382 – The End of the Beginning

This week we finish with the "New Beginnings" box set with the Fifth Doctor story Castrovalva. The post Episode 382 – The End of the Beginning appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/16/201851 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 381 – The Moment Has Been Prepared For

We review the final Fourth Doctor television story "Logopolis". The post Episode 381 – The Moment Has Been Prepared For appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/8/20181 hour, 7 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 380 – The Beginning of the End

We begin the "New Beginnings Trilogy" with our review of the Fourth Doctor story, The Keeper of Traken. The post Episode 380 – The Beginning of the End appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/3/201852 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 379 – Whobots: The Artificial Lifeforms of Doctor Who

This week is our discussion of "Whobots": The Artificial Lifeforms of Doctor Who. No Androids, no Cyborgs. Just good old fashioned clunky sci-fi bots. The post Episode 379 – Whobots: The Artificial Lifeforms of Doctor Who appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/25/20181 hour, 6 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 378 – Infinity Stones Ripoff

Back to Big Finish for TTV #378 with #96 Valhalla, and the Titan Comics miniseries Ghost Stories #1-4 The post Episode 378 – Infinity Stones Ripoff appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/18/201857 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 377 – Spooky Little Doll

A Book Review: Lethbridge-Stewart: A Very Private Haunting by Sharon Bidwell The post Episode 377 – Spooky Little Doll appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/12/201839 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 376 – What Virus Arc?

This week we review Big Finish #102 The Mind’s Eye/Mission of the Viyrans, and discuss “The Virus Strand” Arc as a whole. The post Episode 376 – What Virus Arc? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/4/201843 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 375 – From the Coast to the Highlands

We review both the Target novelization of The Highlanders as well as the video reconstruction by Loose Canon. The post Episode 375 – From the Coast to the Highlands appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/28/201845 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 374 – We Are NOT A Committee!!

This week Keith & Shaun tackle Torchwood audio from Big Finish & Torchwood comics from Titan Comics The post Episode 374 – We Are NOT A Committee!! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/22/201854 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 373 – The Wishing It Didn’t Exist

This weeks we review at Big Finish #97 The Wishing Beast/The Vanity Box The post Episode 373 – The Wishing It Didn’t Exist appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/13/201844 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 372 – MYRKA!

In this week's show we talk about last year’s huge Titan Comics crossover event “The Lost Dimension”. The post Episode 372 – MYRKA! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/8/201852 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 371 – Pop Quiz

This week we review “Liberty Hall” short film interview and Candy Jar Books The Lethbridge-Stewart Quiz Book by Marc Jones. The post Episode 371 – Pop Quiz appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/27/201858 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 370 – Callbacks Galore

This week we review Big Finish Eighth Doctor Adventures Season 3: #4 “Wirrn Dawn” and Titan Comics 12th Doctor Year 3 #5-7 & 9 The post Episode 370 – Callbacks Galore appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/21/201846 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 369 – Yes, You’ve Downloaded the Right Episode

This week we review more in the Virus Strand arc with Big Finish #95 “Exotron” and “Urban Myths” The post Episode 369 – Yes, You’ve Downloaded the Right Episode appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/13/201835 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 368 – Mars Attacks

A book review of Candy Jar Books Lethbridge-Stewart series spinoff novella, Travers And Wells by Robert Mamone. We discuss our thoughts on the book. The post Episode 368 – Mars Attacks appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/7/201838 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 367 – A “Moffatspective”

We take a retrospective look back at Steven Moffat's time as showrunner on Doctor Who. The post Episode 367 – A “Moffatspective” appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/30/20181 hour, 4 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 366 – The Big Red LTD Button

This week we review Big Finish Eighth Doctor Adventures Season 3: #3 “The Beast of Orlok” and Titan Comics 10th Doctor Year 3 #6-8 & 10. The post Episode 366 – The Big Red LTD Button appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/23/201830 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 365 – Going Green

This week we cover Big Finish Eighth Doctor Adventures Season 3: #2 “Hothouse” and Titan Comics 9th Doctor #11-15. The post Episode 365 – Going Green appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/17/201842 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 364 – Better Receivers and Manners

In this week's episode we review our last Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith televised story, Planet of Evil. The post Episode 364 – Better Receivers and Manners appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/11/201843 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 363 – Shorts, Shorts and More Shorts

We review Candy Jar Books, "HAVOC File 4" and two recently released short stories, "What's Past is Prologue" and "The Note". The post Episode 363 – Shorts, Shorts and More Shorts appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/4/20181 hour, 20 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 362 – The Three Doctors at Christmas

This week we review the Doctor Who Christmas special, Twice Upon a Time and the Lethbridge-Stewart short story "The Case Of The Missing Fairy" by Steven Walton. The post Episode 362 – The Three Doctors at Christmas appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/28/201757 minutes, 45 seconds
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Side Trip 31 – Christmas Special: Now With Rankings

No, not the Christmas special you might be expecting, this is OUR Christmas special. Consider it our gift to our listeners. The post Side Trip 31 – Christmas Special: Now With Rankings appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/23/201746 minutes, 42 seconds
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Side Trip 30 – Book Review – The Legends of River Song

A book review of The Legends of River Song. Warning: memories are fuzzy in this one. The post Side Trip 30 – Book Review – The Legends of River Song appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/22/201721 minutes, 41 seconds
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Side Trip 29 – Tales from the TARDIS with Katy Manning & Matthew Waterhouse

Katy Manning & Matthew Waterhouse join Traveling the Vortex for a panel at this year's Time Eddy III Doctor Who convention in Wichita, KS The post Side Trip 29 – Tales from the TARDIS with Katy Manning & Matthew Waterhouse appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/21/201756 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 361 – Not What It Seems

This week we review the Candy Jar Books novella The Flaming Soldier by Christopher Bryant. We also have a spoiler-free review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And, a guest review of a Doctor Who Magazine comic. The post Episode 361 – Not What It Seems appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/20/201740 minutes, 18 seconds
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Side Trip 28 – KCCC Panel – Podcasting Predicaments

Traveling the Vortex joins A Gal & A Gay podcast for a special panel at this year's Kansas City Comic Con The post Side Trip 28 – KCCC Panel – Podcasting Predicaments appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/19/201744 minutes, 59 seconds
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Side Trip 27 – Chicago TARDIS Report

Traveling the Vortex special correspondent Kirk Chritton offers a first hand account of this year's Chicago TARDIS Doctor Who convention. The post Side Trip 27 – Chicago TARDIS Report appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/18/201727 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 360 – Apologizing for the Present

In this week's episode, we return to the classic TV series with a review of The Creature from the Pit. The post Episode 360 – Apologizing for the Present appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/12/201748 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 359 – History In Context

This week on the podcast we look at Big Finish #99 Son Of The Dragon and Titan Comics 12th Doctor Year issues #1-4. The post Episode 359 – History In Context appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/5/201750 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 358 – Hoophere’s Death?

A mixed bag this week as we review Big Finish #94 “Id/Urgent Calls”, and Titan Comics 11th Doctor Season 3 issues #6-9, 11. The post Episode 358 – Hoophere’s Death? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/28/20171 hour, 21 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 357 – Triangle of the Dead

This week a review of Candy Jar Book's Lethbridge-Stewart: The Dreamer's Lament by Benjamin Burford-Jones. The post Episode 357 – Triangle of the Dead appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/21/201749 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 356 – Fashion Sense

This week we finish off the saga of Excelis and give our thoughts on the overall arc with our review of Bernice Summerfield and Iris Wildthyme in The Plague Herds of Excelis. The post Episode 356 – Fashion Sense appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/14/201752 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 355 – Der Kommissar’s In Town

In this week's podcast we review two Big Finish audios, Excelis Rising and Excelis Decays. The post Episode 355 – Der Kommissar’s In Town appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/7/201748 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 354 – A Man Down

Lethbridge-Stewart: The Daughters of Earth by Sarah Groenewegen plus two short stories. The post Episode 354 – A Man Down appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/1/201756 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 353 – Time Eddy III – The Final Chapter

In this week's episode we talk about our adventures at Time Eddy III. The post Episode 353 – Time Eddy III – The Final Chapter appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/25/20171 hour, 1 minute, 43 seconds
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Episode 352 – A Real Wildthyme

This week we examine two Big Finish audios featuring Katy Manning as Iris Wildtyme. Hear our reviews of Excelis Dawns and The Wormery. The post Episode 352 – A Real Wildthyme appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/18/20171 hour, 8 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 351 – Wrong With Authority

This week we review the newly released The Wheel In Space reconstruction from Britbox The post Episode 351 – Wrong With Authority appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/9/20171 hour, 19 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 350 – Pledge Drive!

This is the one where we ask for your financial support. Also a sneak peek at Candy Jar Books' The Lucy Wilson Mysteries: Avatars of the Intelligence. The post Episode 350 – Pledge Drive! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/2/20171 hour, 25 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 349 – Harry Sullivan is a Genius!

In this week's episode, we review Big Finish Main Range story #92 Nocturne with Seven, Ace and Hex, plus a look at Titan Comics 9th Doctor issues #6-10. The post Episode 349 – Harry Sullivan is a Genius! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/27/201753 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 348 – Mageewhozeewhatzit

We review Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range entry #221 The Star Men and we start Titan Comics’ 10th Doctor Year 3 with issues #1-5 The post Episode 348 – Mageewhozeewhatzit appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/18/20171 hour, 5 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 347 – The History Book of Rassilon

We review the book Doctor Who: A Brief History of Time Lords by Steve Tribe and discuss this year's TopCon Geek Expo. The post Episode 347 – The History Book of Rassilon appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/12/20171 hour, 2 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 346 – The Wilderness Ban

We finish off our reviews of the Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures Season 2 with episodes #6 “The Dalek Contract”, and #7 “The Final Phase”. The post Episode 346 – The Wilderness Ban appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/5/201750 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 345 – No Real Bad Guy

We look at a pair of Big Finish Companion Chronicles from Season 3: #1 “Here There Be Monsters”and #7 “ The Transit of Venus”. The post Episode 345 – No Real Bad Guy appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/28/20171 hour, 7 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 344 – I Left My Heart on Raxacoricofallapatorius

We review Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures Season 3: #1 “Orbis” and Titan Comics 9th Doctor Season 1 #1-5 The post Episode 344 – I Left My Heart on Raxacoricofallapatorius appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/22/201757 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 343 – So, It’s Like Jurassic Park

Two Big Finish Eighth Doctor Adventures from season 2 with #7 Sisters of the Flame, and #8 Vengeance of Morbius. The post Episode 343 – So, It’s Like Jurassic Park appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/14/201742 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 342 – Colonoscopy In Space

This week we are joined by guest host, Andy Frankham-Allen for discussion of his book Lethbridge-Stewart: Night of the Intelligence and a review of Colony in Space. The post Episode 342 – Colonoscopy In Space appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/10/20172 hours, 10 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 341 – Putting it All Together

This week we review the short story, The Runaway Bomb by Nick Walters and the novel Night of the Intelligence by Andy Frankham-Allen, from the Candy Jar Books. The post Episode 341 – Putting it All Together appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/31/20171 hour, 4 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 340 – Slouching Towards the Vortex

This week we look at the Lethbridge-Stewart books Life of Evans and HAVOC Files 3 from Candy Jar Books. The post Episode 340 – Slouching Towards the Vortex appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/25/20171 hour, 6 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 339 – Change My Dear…

Reviews of Big Finish Main Range story 89, No Man's Land and the first five issues in the Eleventh Doctor's year three comics from Titan Comics. Plus new Doctor announcement reaction! The post Episode 339 – Change My Dear… appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/18/20171 hour, 19 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 338 – Class is in Session

In this week's episode of the podcast, we revisit the Doctor Who spin-off series, Class. The post Episode 338 – Class is in Session appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/12/20171 hour, 41 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 337 – Dancing With Myself

This week we look at the final episode of Series 10, The Doctor Falls The post Episode 337 – Dancing With Myself appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/7/20171 hour, 32 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 336 – Kill Bill Vol. 1

In this week's show we examine the long awaited story in Series 10, World Enough and Time. The post Episode 336 – Kill Bill Vol. 1 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/28/20171 hour, 16 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 335 – Death By Scotland

In this week's show we look at the latest Doctor Who Series 10 story, The Eaters of Light.  The post Episode 335 – Death By Scotland appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/21/20171 hour, 1 minute, 30 seconds
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Episode 334 – God Save the Queen

In this week's show we look at the latest story in Doctor Who Series 10, The Empress of Mars. The post Episode 334 – God Save the Queen appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/12/201741 minutes, 47 seconds
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Side Trip 26 – The Three Musketeers of BritishFest

In this special Side Trip episode of the Traveling the Vortex podcast we feature a panel recorded at this year's BritishFest on June 4, 2017 with Terry Molloy, Frazer Hines, and Colin Spuall. The post Side Trip 26 – The Three Musketeers of BritishFest appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/7/201755 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 333 – Sweet Little Lies

In this week's episode of Traveling the Vortex, we take a look at the Series 10 story, The Lie of the Land The post Episode 333 – Sweet Little Lies appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/7/20171 hour, 13 minutes
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Episode 332 – The $25,000 Pyramid at the End of the World

This week we examine the latest Doctor Who Episode, The Pyramid at the End of the World. The post Episode 332 – The $25,000 Pyramid at the End of the World appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/30/201757 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 331 – I Go To Extremis

We take a look at the latest episode of Doctor Who Series 10 with a review of Extremis. The post Episode 331 – I Go To Extremis appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/23/20171 hour, 22 minutes
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Episode 330 – Plot Holes For Days

In this week's show we try and defend the latest episode of Doctor Who with a review of Oxygen. The post Episode 330 – Plot Holes For Days appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/16/20171 hour, 8 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 329 – Open the Door

In this week's episode we discuss the newest Doctor Who episode, Knock, Knock. The post Episode 329 – Open the Door appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/9/20171 hour, 13 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 328 – No Luxury For Outrage

In this episode we take a look at The Twelfth Doctor and Bill's third outing in the story Thin Ice. The post Episode 328 – No Luxury For Outrage appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/4/20171 hour, 6 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 327 – Lost in the Woods

In this week's episode we examine the latest Series 10 offering, Smile. The post Episode 327 – Lost in the Woods appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/25/20171 hour, 4 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 326 – Flaming Penguin

This episode covers our review of The Pilot featuring the return of The Doctor and Nardole and the introduction of new companion, Bill. The post Episode 326 – Flaming Penguin appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/18/20171 hour, 1 minute, 30 seconds
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Episode 325 – Tripping the Limelight Fantastic

This week we cover Titan Comics' Third Doctor mini-series, and Big Finish Main Range story #108 The Assassin In The Limelight. The post Episode 325 – Tripping the Limelight Fantastic appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/12/20171 hour, 3 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 324 – Improbable Plotting

Theconclusion of Titan Comics 12th Doctor series 2 with issues #2.11 – #2.15, and Big Finish mainline story #79 Night Thoughts. The post Episode 324 – Improbable Plotting appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/3/20171 hour, 5 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 323 – Best of the Worst

This week we are looking at some of the most panned monster in Doctor Who and come to their defense. The post Episode 323 – Best of the Worst appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/30/20171 hour, 26 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 322 – Small Soldiers

A pair of audios this week, with Big Finish Main Range stories #91 Circular Time and #93 Renaissance Of The Daleks. The post Episode 322 – Small Soldiers appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/23/20171 hour, 29 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 321 – Bye-Bye, Duggan!

A book review of the novelization of City Of Death by Douglas Adams & James Goss The post Episode 321 – Bye-Bye, Duggan! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/16/20171 hour, 9 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 320 – Settling for Less

Our podcast epsisode #320 will review Titan Comics 10th Doctor series 2 issues #2.11 – #2.17, and Big Finish mainline story #82 “The Settling”. The post Episode 320 – Settling for Less appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/9/20171 hour, 24 seconds
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Episode 319 – We’ve Got the Power

Two takes in the classic story, The Power of the Daleks in this week's episode! The post Episode 319 – We’ve Got the Power appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/28/20171 hour, 12 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 318 – Army Registration

This week we finish off Titan Comics 11th Doctor series 2 with #2.11 – #2.15, and tackle Big Finish 4th Doctor Adventures: S2 #5 “Phantoms Of The Deep”. The post Episode 318 – Army Registration appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/21/20171 hour, 3 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 317 – Woodworms Scrubs Prison Blues

This week it's a book review of Lethbridge-Stewart: Mind Of Stone by Iain McLaughlan, and The Xmas Files short stories from Candy Jar Books The post Episode 317 – Woodworms Scrubs Prison Blues appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/14/20171 hour, 4 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 316 – The Zygon Who Loved Me

Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures Season 2: #6 The Zygon Who Fell To Earth and BBV's Zygon, When Being You Just Isn’t Enough reviews. The post Episode 316 – The Zygon Who Loved Me appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/8/20171 hour, 5 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 315 – Remembering Sir John Hurt

In this week's episode we pay tribute to the man that played the War Doctor, Sir John Hurt. The post Episode 315 – Remembering Sir John Hurt appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/31/201757 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 314 – Slice of Pi with a Cream Cheese Twist

More Titan Comics featuring the 12th Doctor, Year 2 #2.6-#2.10, and Big Finish 8th Doctor Adventures Season 2: #5 “Grand Theft Cosmos”. The post Episode 314 – Slice of Pi with a Cream Cheese Twist appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/24/201757 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 313 – LIVE 313

Titan Comics 12th Doctor comics, year 2, #1 – 5, as well as Big Finish mainline audio #74 “LIVE 34” The post Episode 313 – LIVE 313 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/18/201758 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 312 – Stonefinger

Reviews of Candy Jar Books' Lethbridge-Stewart short story, The Wishing Bazaar by Sharon Bidwell and the novel, Blood of Atlantis by Simon A Forward. The post Episode 312 – Stonefinger appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/10/20171 hour, 12 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 311 – A Very Vortex Christmas Special

We see out 2016 and feature our review of Doctor Who: Twelve Doctors of Christmas. The post Episode 311 – A Very Vortex Christmas Special appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/4/20171 hour, 26 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 310 – Supernanny

In this week's show we look at the 2016 Christmas Special - The Return of Doctor Mysterio. The post Episode 310 – Supernanny appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/29/20161 hour, 40 seconds
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Episode 309 – The Cyberiad of Rassilon

We review the Titan Comics mini-series, Gaze of the Medusa and Supremacy of the Cybermen. The post Episode 309 – The Cyberiad of Rassilon appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/20/20161 hour, 1 minute, 22 seconds
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Episode 308 – Holiday in Hell’s Kitchen

Reviews this week of Lethbridge-Stewart: Times Squared by Rick Cross and Eve of the Fomorians by Robert Mammone, as well as episodes 3 & 4 of The Power of the Daleks. The post Episode 308 – Holiday in Hell’s Kitchen appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/13/20161 hour, 18 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 307 – Lights and Things

We discuss some short stories in Candy Jar Books' Lethbridge-Stewart series, The Creatures in the Cave by Rick Cross, The Last Duty by Christopher Bryant and The Lost Skin: Episode 1 by Andy Frankham-Allen. The post Episode 307 – Lights and Things appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/6/201655 minutes, 8 seconds
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Side Trip 25 – Book Review: Prisoner of the Daleks

Shaun and Glenn take some time to review the Goodreads Traveling the Vortex Book Club selection for October, Doctor Who: Prisoner of the Daleks The post Side Trip 25 – Book Review: Prisoner of the Daleks appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/1/201624 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 306 – No Need For Cutlery

Reviews of episodes 1 & 2 of The Power of the Daleks and Big Finish The 4th Doctor Adventures S2: #4 The Justice Of Jalxar. The post Episode 306 – No Need For Cutlery appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/28/20161 hour, 1 minute, 25 seconds
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Episode 305 – A Prickly Situation

In this week's podcast we review the Fourth Doctor story, Meglos The post Episode 305 – A Prickly Situation appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/23/201649 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 304 – Honey, We Shrunk the Brig

This week we review Candy Jar Books' recently released Lethbridge-Stewart: The HAVOC Files 2! The post Episode 304 – Honey, We Shrunk the Brig appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/15/20161 hour, 1 minute, 44 seconds
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Episode 303 – The Shaw Tank Redemption

A Companion Archive featuring Third Doctor companion, Liz Shaw and a review of the Big Finish story The Blue Tooth The post Episode 303 – The Shaw Tank Redemption appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/9/201659 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 302 – Silver & Gold

50th Anniversary Cyberman celebration featuring Adversary Archive: The Cybermen IV! We’ll take a look at Big Finish mainline stories #86 “The Reaping” and #87 “The Gathering”. The post Episode 302 – Silver & Gold appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/1/20161 hour, 14 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 301 – Head of the Class

This week we're talking about the first two episodes of the show, Class with a spoiler light review, and the comic The Monsters Of Coal Hill, and the short story Nothing at the End of the Lane. The post Episode 301 – Head of the Class appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/25/20161 hour, 10 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 300 – Time Eddy II & CCC

We celebrate our 300 episode and talk about our weekend at the Time Eddy II Doctor Who convention in Wichita, Kansas. Plus a few bonuses as well! The post Episode 300 – Time Eddy II & CCC appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/19/20162 hours, 48 minutes, 44 seconds
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Side Trip 24 – Star Trek 201

We’re off again this week as we prepare for Time Eddy II, the Doctor Who Convention this coming weekend in Wichita, Kansas. But we have a special mid-week treat for you. If you remember way back when, Shaun brought you Star Trek 101, a primer guide for the original series. That begat Star Trek 102, his look at the original series movies. Many years later he revisits the idea with the often delayed and now...Read more The post Side Trip 24 – Star Trek 201 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/12/201636 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 299 – Rock Me Amadeus

This week continues season 2 of Titan Comics 10th Doctor series with issues #2.6 – #2.10 and Big Finish main range story #100 which happens to be called, “100”. The post Episode 299 – Rock Me Amadeus appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/4/20161 hour, 18 minutes, 58 seconds
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Spencer Wilding Panel From TopCon Geek Expo

We were privileged to host character actor Spencer Wilding’s Doctor Who panel at TopCon Geek Expo earlier this month, and he and the con were gracious enough to allow us to film it. We present here some excerpts for those that were unable to join us. The post Spencer Wilding Panel From TopCon Geek Expo appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/28/20160
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Episode 298 – Medicine Man

Week look at Big Finish's Doctor Who Amin Range offering, #67, Dreamtime and the second season of Titan Comics' Tenth Doctor line with issues #1-5 The post Episode 298 – Medicine Man appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/27/20161 hour, 21 minutes, 2 seconds
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Side Trip 23 – TopCon: An Interview with Spencer Wilding

We sit down with actor Spencer Wilding to talk about the three stories he acted in during the Matt Smith era of Doctor Who. The post Side Trip 23 – TopCon: An Interview with Spencer Wilding appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/20/201642 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 297 – Plants vs. Zombies

Reviews of The Grandfather Infestation by John Peel and The Playing Dead by author Adrian Sherlock from Candy Jar Books. The post Episode 297 – Plants vs. Zombies appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/14/20161 hour, 19 minutes, 36 seconds
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Side Trip 22 – An Interview with Jonathan Cooper

An interview with Jonathan Cooper, author of Lethbridge-Stewart: The Showstoppers from Candy Jar Books The post Side Trip 22 – An Interview with Jonathan Cooper appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/6/201639 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 296 – Difficult, Difficult, Lemon Difficult

We bring our 'Beyond the Doctor' series to a close with a review of Peter Capaldi in the film, In the Loop. The post Episode 296 – Difficult, Difficult, Lemon Difficult appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/30/201659 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 295 – Hey Macra-ana!

This week's podcast runs a little long with a review of Doctor Who: The Macra Terror. The post Episode 295 – Hey Macra-ana! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/24/20161 hour, 41 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 294 – Franklin, Are There More Scones?

It's our 11th installment of our ongoing Beyond the Doctor series with a look at Matt Smith in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The post Episode 294 – Franklin, Are There More Scones? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/16/201655 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 293 – It Tolls for Thee

In this week's episode of the podcast we review Big Finish Productions #84 The Nowhere Place and Titan Comics Eleventh Doctor issues #2.6 – #2.10. The post Episode 293 – It Tolls for Thee appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/9/20161 hour, 1 minute, 18 seconds
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Episode 292 – Nuzzink in ze Vorld

We review the novel Lethbridge-Stewart: The Showstoppers by Jonathan Cooper and the short story The Band of Evil written by Shaun Russell and Roger J Simmonds. The post Episode 292 – Nuzzink in ze Vorld appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/2/20161 hour, 6 minutes, 45 seconds
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Side Trip 21 – Bat Soup!

BONUS MATERIAL! Our discussion of Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, now that Shaun has seen it. The post Side Trip 21 – Bat Soup! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/28/201631 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 291 – Abject Dalek Destruction

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. with a review of the film. The post Episode 291 – Abject Dalek Destruction appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/26/20161 hour, 10 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 290 – A Kitschy Sixties Romp

In this week's show we jump into a parallel universe with a review of the non-canonical “Dr. Who And The Daleks” The post Episode 290 – A Kitschy Sixties Romp appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/19/20161 hour, 6 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 289 – Misadventures at Church

n this week's show its an Eighth Doctor extravaganza with two audio reviews and a comics miniseries. The post Episode 289 – Misadventures at Church appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/12/20161 hour, 16 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 288 – The Ending Stays the Same

In this week's episode of the podcast we travel back in time with the Fifth Doctor, Peri and Erimem as they visit Richard III in the Big Finish audio story, The Kingmaker. The post Episode 288 – The Ending Stays the Same appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/5/20161 hour, 17 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 287 – The Show of Mandragora

In this week's episode, we feature a small Adversary Archive, this time with a focus on two stories featuring the Mandragora Helix. The post Episode 287 – The Show of Mandragora appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/28/20161 hour, 18 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 286 – Full Moon Rising

In this week's show we revisit Candy Jar Books' Lethbridge-Stewart line and review the latest release, Moon Blink by Sadie Miller. The post Episode 286 – Full Moon Rising appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/21/20161 hour, 30 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 285 – The Crazy Misadventures of the McLeod Family

Here we are at our 11th "Beyond the Doctor" episode, this time reviewing 10th Doctor actor, David Tennant in the wonderful BBC Films comedy, What We Did on Our Holiday. The post Episode 285 – The Crazy Misadventures of the McLeod Family appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/14/201652 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 284 – Unrecord!

Our review of the Seventh Doctor and Mel Big Finish story Unregenerate! We give our impressions of this tale. The post Episode 284 – Unrecord! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/7/20161 hour, 6 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 283 – Nothing In the World Can Stop Us Now

In this week's podcast we examine the recently released Doctor Who story recently released on DVD, The Underwater Menace The post Episode 283 – Nothing In the World Can Stop Us Now appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/31/20161 hour, 18 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 282 – A CONversation

This week we discuss out visit to Kansas City Planet Comicon 2016! The post Episode 282 – A CONversation appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/26/20161 hour, 8 minutes, 16 seconds
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Side Trip 20 – Jeremy Bulloch at Planet Comicon 2016

We talk with Jeremy Bulloch about his roles of Tor in The Space Museum and Hal the Archer in The Time Warrior and his involvement in Doctor Who. The post Side Trip 20 – Jeremy Bulloch at Planet Comicon 2016 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/24/201649 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 281 – … and the Ugly

In this week's podcast we travel back to the William Hartnell era and examine the Season 3 story, Galaxy 4. The post Episode 281 – … and the Ugly appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/17/20161 hour, 13 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 280 – The Good and the Bad

A review of April's bookclub selection, Doctor Who: The Stone Rose by Jacqueline Rayner. The post Episode 280 – The Good and the Bad appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/10/201650 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 279 – UNIT Dating Controversy – Solved?

In this week's show, three Candy Jar Books, Lethbridge-Stewart short story reviews, and UNIT dating controversy discussion with a very special guest. The post Episode 279 – UNIT Dating Controversy – Solved? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/3/20162 hours, 3 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 278 – English History 101

We take a side step away from Doctor Who again this week for another Beyond the Doctor. This time we examine Christopher Eccleston in the 1998 movie, Elizabeth. The post Episode 278 – English History 101 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/26/20161 hour, 14 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 277 – Don’t Steal Chairs

In this week's show we review the next two stories in Big Finish's Fourth Doctor Adventures with The Sands of Life and War Against the Laan. The post Episode 277 – Don’t Steal Chairs appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/19/20161 hour, 3 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 276 – In Mother Russia…

This week's episode of the podcast focuses on Big Finish's 4th Doctor adventure, The Auntie Matter and the first five issues of Titan's Eleventh Doctor Comic Year Two. The post Episode 276 – In Mother Russia… appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/12/20161 hour, 20 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 275 – The Glamorous Episode

It’s book review time for this week’s show. We tackle the Goodreads.com Traveling the Vortex Book Club selection for March, Deep Time by Trevor Baxendale. We share our impressions on the 12th Doctor and Clara story which completes the Glamour Chronicles story arc in the New Adventure series. Also, a little bit of news on the awards circuit with a nomination for a certain Time Lor…. err.. Lady. And… wait… this is getting redundant… no feedback...Read more The post Episode 275 – The Glamorous Episode appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/5/20161 hour, 6 seconds
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Episode 274 – The Eyebrows Never Lie

Big Finish audio adventure, Catch-1782 and Titan Comics 12th Doctor issues #11-15 in this week's podcast. The post Episode 274 – The Eyebrows Never Lie appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/29/20161 hour, 18 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 273 – I Only See Four Lights

In this week's show we delve into another in our Beyond the Doctor Series, this time starring War Doctor actor John Hurt in the adaptation of the George Orwell classic, Nineteen Eighty-Four. The post Episode 273 – I Only See Four Lights appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/22/20161 hour, 16 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 272 – Resorting to Adams

In this week's show we take a look at February's selection on the Traveling the Vortex Book Club on Goodreads. This time it's The Drosten's Curse by A.L.Kennedy. The post Episode 272 – Resorting to Adams appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/15/20161 hour, 13 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 271 – Exercising Our Gravitational Skills

In this week's podcast we travel with the Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Turlough for the Season 21 story, Frontios. The post Episode 271 – Exercising Our Gravitational Skills appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/8/201657 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 270 – Cry Havoc!

Our review of the Lethbridge-Stewart short The Dogs Of War, our “spoiler filled” book review of Lethbridge-Stewart: Mutually Assured Domination by Nick Walters, and a catch up of Titan Comics catch-up: 10th Doctor #11-15. The post Episode 270 – Cry Havoc! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/1/20161 hour, 21 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 269 – Character of a Legend

This week we review the anthology novel collection titled, Doctor Who: Legends of Ashildr, in conjunction with our Goodreads book club. The post Episode 269 – Character of a Legend appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/23/20161 hour, 24 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 268 – Reconstruction of the Fables

We review the TV story, The Crusade, and pair it with a review of the Target novelization of the same story, Doctor Who and the Crusaders by David Whitaker, The post Episode 268 – Reconstruction of the Fables appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/16/20161 hour, 8 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 267 – Anything but Consistent

We continue our Beyond the Doctor segments, this time reviewing the Paul McGann and Richard E. Grant film, Withnail & I. The post Episode 267 – Anything but Consistent appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/9/20161 hour, 15 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 266 – Brought to You By…

In this episode of the podcast, we review two of the Series 2 Big Finish's Eighth Doctor Adventures, Dead London and Max Warp. The post Episode 266 – Brought to You By… appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/2/20161 hour, 5 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 265 – The Beasts Within

This week our spoiler filled review of Lethbridge-Stewart: Beast of Fang Rock by Andy Frankham-Allen and The Cult of the Grinning Man by Tom Dexter. And a special guest to give us more insight into the series. The post Episode 265 – The Beasts Within appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/26/20161 hour, 35 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 264 – Searching for Sylvester

In this week's podcast we return to our "Beyond the Doctor" installments and pick up where we left off last year with Seventh Doctor actor, Sylvester McCoy. The post Episode 264 – Searching for Sylvester appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/19/201654 minutes, 10 seconds
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Side Trip 19 – After, After Christmas Special

Surprise! We found one more Christmas gift as we took down the tree in the Traveling the Vortex studio, and the name on the tag is you! You know that inevitable gift that got shoved to the very back and slipped behind the tree skirt, only to be found waaaaaay after the holidays. Well, our oversight in your benefit, because you get an extra treat in your feed this week. We decided to review a...Read more The post Side Trip 19 – After, After Christmas Special appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/14/201617 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 263 – Batteries Not Included

In this week's show we say goodbye to Ian and Barbara and review the Terry Nation penned story, The Chase. Plus, another Adversary Archive, this time featuring the Mechanoids. The post Episode 263 – Batteries Not Included appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/12/20161 hour, 31 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 262 – The Name Needs Some Work

We return for our first podcast of 2016 with a review of the Ninth Doctor mini-series by the good folks over at Titan Comics. We give our impressions on the five issue story arc by writer Cavan Scott and artist Blair Shedd. Then Davros returns in Big Finish audio play number 65 in the monthly range with the Sixth Doctor and Mel story, The Juggernauts. We’ll share our review of that story as well. Plus...Read more The post Episode 262 – The Name Needs Some Work appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/5/20161 hour, 7 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 261 – The Flowchart of River Song

It’s our last podcast of 2015!  In this week’s show we review the newest Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Husbands of River Song. Listen as we give our impressions of another outing with Professor Song as she encounters a new incarnation of our favorite traveling spaceman. We share our opinions on how well Steven Moffat was able to do it once again with the reoccurring character. Plus we go over the news of the week,...Read more The post Episode 261 – The Flowchart of River Song appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/29/20151 hour, 20 minutes
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Side Trip 18 – Don’t Open Until Xmas

And here it is, our 2015 Christmas Special! In this extra Side Trip edition of Traveling the Vortex, give you a little holiday treat, by reviewing a holiday treat from our friends over at Titan Comics. They have released this year a Christmas special of their own with a comic starring the Twelfth Doctor and Clara and featuring a classic villain. We give our impressions on this Yule Tide offering while giving you the special...Read more The post Side Trip 18 – Don’t Open Until Xmas appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/24/201517 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 260 – From Here to Inferno

In this week’s episode we revisit the world of Col. Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. this time with a review of three short stories in Candy Jar Books‘ Lethbridge-Stewart line of novels. These are special stories that take place concurrent or in between the established events of the books, The Forgotten Son and The Schizoid Earth. First, we review Ambush (found in the collection, The Top Secret Files. Then we look at the short story, Legacies which explores...Read more The post Episode 260 – From Here to Inferno appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/22/20151 hour, 27 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 259 – Game Time!

With Series 9 over until Christmas, we decided it’s time to engage in another Fun and Games episode of the podcast. First, as we play it on the show, we review the Doctor Who edition of that classic question and answer game, Trivial Pursuit. Then, Shaun will talk about the newest in a line of LEGO video games for consoles, with a review of LEGO Dimensions, and specifically a focus on the Doctor Who portions...Read more The post Episode 259 – Game Time! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/14/20151 hour, 9 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 258 – The Dropped Plot of Rassilon

And it is here! The Series 9 finale has aired and it was a doozy. We give our impressions on the the season wrap with our review of Hell Bent and all of it’s Gallifrey goodness. Also, we take a look at some of the news items of the week, including some insights to next season from Steven Moffet, himself. And of course, your feedback. Enjoy! The post Episode 258 – The Dropped Plot of Rassilon appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/8/20151 hour, 48 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 257 – Seconds in Eternity

In this week’s podcast we look at Series 9’s penultimate episode as we near the end of the season, with Heaven Sent. Sit back and hear us gush over what is arguably the best story of the season and perhaps of all time. We discuss what we enjoyed about the episode as well as some presumptions about the season finale. Plus, no news this week, but we do spend a little bit of time talking about...Read more The post Episode 257 – Seconds in Eternity appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/1/20151 hour, 17 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 256 – Nevermore

In this episode we review the swan song for a particular character of the show. We say goodbye, but question whether this is truly the end for a certain character. We give our impressions on the exit and look at Face the Raven on the whole and discuss the the story and its implications for the future of the series. But first, we review the fourth novel in the on-going Lethbridge-Stewart series published by Candy...Read more The post Episode 256 – Nevermore appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/23/20151 hour, 8 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 255 – Enter the Sandmen

In this week’s show, a short one mind you, we look at the latest Series 9 episode of Doctor Who. This week we will be covering our reviews of Sleep No More. Find out what we thought of the story. Also, we share our feelings on some recent news of a possible sequel to the Mark Gatiss penned story. Along with new comic news, an injury sustained by Twelfth Doctor actor, Peter Capaldi and news...Read more The post Episode 255 – Enter the Sandmen appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/17/20151 hour, 34 seconds
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Episode 254 – You Must Have a Plan

In this week’s show we review the next episode in Series 9 with the second part of the two-part Zygon story, The Zygon Inversion. We’ll give our impressions on what some may consider the best story of the season so far. Oops, did I say too much already? And of course some news rapidly squashing some unnerving rumors that were spread in the tabloids this week concerning Series 10. We give our reactions to both...Read more The post Episode 254 – You Must Have a Plan appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/10/20151 hour, 6 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 253 – The Halloween Invasion

In this week’s show we step aside for a brief moment to talk a little bit about our Halloween festivities this week. Then we get down to business and discuss the Halloween broadcast of Series 9 with The Zygon Invasion. We give our impression of this first story in a two-part story arc with lots of surprises and some seriously tense moments. Also, some good news for the future of the series as well as...Read more The post Episode 253 – The Halloween Invasion appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/2/201555 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 252 – Pun-Free Zone

In this week’s show we discuss the future, Back to the Future and this week’s celebration of Back to the Future Day. But, it is a podcast about Doctor Who, and there is plenty in store for our musings this episode. First, we’ll give a spoiler free of the next book in Candy Jar Book’s Lethbridge-Stewart series, ‘Lethbridge-Stewart: Beast of Fang Rock’, written by Andy Frankham-Allen. We offer our insights with a sneak peek at the...Read more The post Episode 252 – Pun-Free Zone appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/26/20151 hour, 55 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 251 – The Universe is Full of Testosterone

In this week’s podcast we review the latest episode in Doctor Who Series 9 with The Girl Who Died. We give our impression on what could be one of the pivotal stories in the Twelfth Doctor’s era thus far. Also, we evaluate the performance of guest star Maisie Williams in her first appearance as Ashildr. Also, some great news on the recent improvement in the health of another Doctor Who actor. Plus some information on...Read more The post Episode 251 – The Universe is Full of Testosterone appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/19/20151 hour, 4 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 250 – Morning Breath

It’s another “epiversary” edition of Traveling the Vortex! In this, our 250th episode, we only have one topic for discussion, the latest release in Series 9, Before the Flood. We give our opinions and impressions on the second of this two-part story arc. Also, we talk about the upcoming release of special audio commentaries for two Classic Doctor  Who stories, The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear. Plus, LEGO has given us...Read more The post Episode 250 – Morning Breath appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/13/201556 minutes, 12 seconds
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Side Trip 17 – Time Eddy Special

The three of us had a chance to go down to Wichita, Kansas over the past weekend to take in the Doctor Who convention, Time Eddy. We had a grand time chatting with fellow fans and hearing some terrific stories from all the quests. In this special Side Trip, we recount our adventures at Time Eddy as well as sit down with some of the stars and notable people connected with the series, both directly...Read more The post Side Trip 17 – Time Eddy Special appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/7/20151 hour, 51 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 249 – More Clever Through Osmosis

In this week’s episode we examine the latest installment in what is shaping up to be a stellar Series 9 as we review Under the Lake. We give our impression of the first part of what will be a 2 part story line. Also, we look at some of the news of the week and give our reactions, including some big news out of Big Finish involving the War Doctor, the Eighth Doctor and The...Read more The post Episode 249 – More Clever Through Osmosis appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/6/20151 hour, 5 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 248 – Grab Your Pointy Sticks

Lots on our plate this this week, with three reviews. First, we review the newly released novel, Lethbridge-Stewart: The Schizoid Earth, written by David A McIntee and released by Candy Jar Books. We deliver a non-spoiler review of this story, the second in the Lethbridge-Stewart line of books. Next, Titan Comics has released the highly anticipate finale to The Four Doctors comic event. We’ll give our opinions on the last issue in this story arch. And, finally...Read more The post Episode 248 – Grab Your Pointy Sticks appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/28/20151 hour, 50 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 247 – The Confessional Podcast

It’s finally arrived. No, we’re not referring to this week’s show, which I’m sure you have been eagerly awaiting. Series 9 premiered this weekend, and we finally get a chance to review the first in a two-part story, The Magician’s Apprentice. We give our impressions of the first episode out of the gate for 2015. Also, we are fresh back from this year’s TOPCON, and will discuss our involvement and the convention on the whole....Read more The post Episode 247 – The Confessional Podcast appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/22/20151 hour, 47 minutes, 22 seconds
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Side Trip 16 – LIVE from TOPCON!

A special side episode ahead of this week’s regularly scheduled podcast. We were privileged to be guests once again this year at the 2nd annual TOPCON – “Topeka’s Original Comic and Game Expo” that happened this weekend at the Ramada Inn Downtown in Topeka, KS. On Saturday we hosted our first LIVE broadcast that streamed online through our website. If you were unable to attend our panel or listen in live on the internet, well, here...Read more The post Side Trip 16 – LIVE from TOPCON! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/21/201553 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 246 – Prequels and Finales

No disasters to delay us this week. In this podcast we discuss the recently released prequel to Doctor Who Series 9. Things kick off in a reather mysterious way with the Doctor returning to Karn and visiting with a familiar face, Ohila. Then, we discuss the two-part season finale of the first year of the Doctor Who – Eight Doctor audios from big finish. We discuss the revelations and machination therein. Plus there’s new Torchwood news to study...Read more The post Episode 246 – Prequels and Finales appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/14/20151 hour, 7 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 245 – All Praise the Great One

Whew! After some tense moments this week, we are finally able to bring you this week’s show. Following a few computer crashes, recovery of files, recording of some new ones, and a bit of editing wizardry, another podcast is in the books. This week, we surmount the curse and bring you our review of the Third Doctor’s final story, Planet of the Spiders. We share our opinions of the end of an era for the...Read more The post Episode 245 – All Praise the Great One appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/10/20151 hour, 48 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 244 – Rewriting History

In this week’s show we visit, once again, some Big Finish audio plays, this time featuring the Fifth Doctor. First we examine the First Doctor and Turlough in the story, Singularity. Then we review the next Fifth Doctor, Peri and Erimem audio, The Council of Nicaea. Also, we take a look at issue #3 in the Titan Comics Four Doctors Event. We give our impressions on the story thus far. Plus, news of the week...Read more The post Episode 244 – Rewriting History appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
9/1/20151 hour, 28 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 243 – The Sandwich of Monte Cristo

In this week’s show, Shaun describes to Keith and Glenn a favorite culinary delight. But, the important things are the materials for review. First we look at the second issue in Titan Comics‘ Fourth Doctor Event. We give out impression on the Paul Cornell written story with art by Neil Edwards. Also, we review another pair of Big Finish Doctor Who Main Range titles, beginning with the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn in Medicinal Purposes, followed by...Read more The post Episode 243 – The Sandwich of Monte Cristo appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/24/20151 hour, 48 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 242 – Accidents, Injuries, and Comic Books

This week’s show if finally released! We explain what caused our delay to the feeds this week, and recount some other details. But, the topic at hand on this show is Doctor Who Comic Books, by our friends over at Titan Comics. We cover the next few issues of the 10th (#10), 11th (#12-15) and 12th Doctors (#6-10) to get caught up. And as the first issue of the Paul Cornell scripted “Four Doctors” which...Read more The post Episode 242 – Accidents, Injuries, and Comic Books appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/20/20152 hours, 58 seconds
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Episode 241 – Bats in the Belfry

In this week’s episode we take a little break from reviews to discuss Shaun and Keith’s trips to Kansas City Comic Con which in its first year featured none other than the Sixth Doctor, Colin Baker. Both recount their visits to KC and experiences at the con. Also, lots of other convention announcements to get to, including LI Who, Chicago TARDIS, Gallifrey One, and our local convention, TopCon. Plus, we talk about the news of...Read more The post Episode 241 – Bats in the Belfry appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/13/20151 hour, 22 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 240 – Ace!

In this week’s podcast we draw together the story arc in the Seventh Doctor’s era that has come to be known as “The Ace Trilogy”, comprised of Ghostlight, The Curse of Fenric, and Survival. That kicks off our discussion of our “Companion Archive’ featuring Dorothy Gale “Ace” McShane. We discuss the trilogy and the impact that Ace, played by actress Sophie Aldred, had on the series and the Doctor. We also study her relationship to the...Read more The post Episode 240 – Ace! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
8/5/20151 hour, 38 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 239 – Hex Marks the Spot

In this week’s podcast we join the Seventh Doctor and Ace once again for two more adventures. First is our review of the middle part of the so-named “Ace Trilogy” with The Curse of Fenric. Then another Big Finish Productions audio, this time with the addition of new companion, Hex in The Harvest. Plus, a look at some more Series Nine news, including so Doctor Who favorites of none other than the Doctor himself, Peter...Read more The post Episode 239 – Hex Marks the Spot appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/28/20151 hour, 35 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 238 – Scattershot

In this week’s podcast we examine two Big Finish Productions exports. First it’s the Fifth Doctor, Erimen, and Peri as they land in Tibet for cricket and adventure The Roof of the World. Then our three heroes embark on a space adventure in the story, Three’s a Crowd. We also, chat about the news of the week. And of course, your feedback. Enjoy! The post Episode 238 – Scattershot appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/22/20151 hour, 47 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 237 – The Technological Neanderthal Strikes, Again!

Late, as usual, but it will be worth it this week, as Keith and Shaun have returned and are refreshed from this year’s BritishFest in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  The two will regale you with their adventures and experiences and share stories about their panel with actor Simon Fisher-Becker, the man who plays Dorium Maldovar in Doctor Who. Plus, there is lots of news to report, especially on the heels of this year’s San Diego Comic Con....Read more The post Episode 237 – The Technological Neanderthal Strikes, Again! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/16/20151 hour, 58 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 236 – Great Intelligence Quotient

In this week’s episode, we take a look at the novel, “Lethbridge-Stewart: The Forgotten Son”.  Taking place after the events of The Web of Fear, we find Colonel Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart having to once again deal with the Great Intelligence and its Yeti minions.  We give our impressions of this recently released novel from Candy Jar Books in a new line of stories featuring the man who would become the Brig. Also, our reaction to news this...Read more The post Episode 236 – Great Intelligence Quotient appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
7/7/20151 hour, 59 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 235 – It’s All Greek to Me!

In this week’s show, we return to our reviews of Big Finish Production’s Eighth Doctor Adventures. First up, as we near the end of season one, we review Phobos. Then Lucy and the Doctor are taken for a loop, in No More Lies. We’ll give our impressions on these two stories. Also, we look at some exiting news from Big Finish with the announcement of New Series characters in their own audio adventures. Plus, some finality...Read more The post Episode 235 – It’s All Greek to Me! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/30/20151 hour, 37 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 234 – Who Dads

In this week’s show, in conjunction with this past Father’s Day weekend, we celebrate the fathers and father-figures of Doctor Who. We’ll give our feelings and impressions on the characters who have filled those role in the ongoing series on television, audio and the various media. Also, a bit of sad new about on actor who has had a brief stint as a Doctor. Plus a late convention guest addition for Britishfest in the Omaha,...Read more The post Episode 234 – Who Dads appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/23/20152 hours, 28 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 233 – Paddock Number 9

In this week’s episode we tackle two more Big Finish Production audios from the Doctor Who Main Range. First we join the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn Smythe with a surprise visit from another Doctor in #45 Project Lazarus. Then we rejoin Evelyn and Six in the follow-up story, #57 Arrangements For War. Also, MAJOR SPOILER WARNING! We give our impressions on the newly released Jurassic World, new to theaters this week, so be warned. Plus some more convention...Read more The post Episode 233 – Paddock Number 9 appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/17/20152 hours, 1 minute, 9 seconds
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Episode 232 – Star Trekkin’

In this week’s show we step away from the Doctor Who Universe for one last time, at least until next year. Our final ‘Beyond the Doctor’ features Sixth Doctor actor, Colin Baker in Star Trek Continues episode 4, White Iris. We’ll give our impressions on Colin’s performance as well as give a little insight into the Star Trek Continues series and some other Star Trek fan projects. Also, the usual stuff, like news-of-the week, and...Read more The post Episode 232 – Star Trekkin’ appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/11/20151 hour, 20 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 231 – Feeble Witticisms

In this week’s show we side step into another part of the Doctor Who mythos and join the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Bernice Summerfield for two Big Finish Productions audio stories in the Doctor Who Main Range. First, we share our impressions of The Shadow of the Scourge. Then we tackle The Dark Flame. We give our impression on these two stories that tie neatly into the Virgin New Adventures era of novels in the...Read more The post Episode 231 – Feeble Witticisms appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
6/3/20152 hours, 32 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 230 – All Topics Great and Small

In this week’s show we step away from Doctor Who briefly for a fifth installment of our “Beyond the Doctor” segment. This time we delve into Fifth Doctor actor Peter Davison in the series, All Creatures Great and Small. We’ll give our impressions of the roll Davison played before his time on Doctor Who. Also, a look at some news of the week, including more back and forth between current show runner Steven Moffat and...Read more The post Episode 230 – All Topics Great and Small appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/27/20151 hour, 46 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 229 – Eccentric’s One Thing, Bohemian’s Quite Another!

In this week’s podcast, we review the final two part story that rounds out the Fourth Doctor and Leela’s foray into Big Finish audios. First it’s Trail of the White Worm, followed with The Oseidon Adventure. We give our impressions on these two stories, and sum up the series as a whole. Also, some news of the week, including a certain assumption that show runner Steven Moffat may be around longer than previously thought. Plus, a...Read more The post Episode 229 – Eccentric’s One Thing, Bohemian’s Quite Another! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/20/20151 hour, 21 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 228 – All Hail Zzagnar!

In this week’s podcast we take a look at some more of Titan’s Doctor Who comics lines featuring the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors. We start off with Ten’s line from issues number 6 through 10. Then we follow those up with a review of the Eleventh Doctor issues 6 through 11. And finally we wrap things up with Twelve featured in issues 2 through 7. Also, we throw into the mix, the three story,...Read more The post Episode 228 – All Hail Zzagnar! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/12/20152 hours, 3 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 227 – Age of Davros

**UPDATE** Apologies go out to Time Lord Ben. We accidentally omitted his feedback that should have followed his tip of the week. That has been corrected and the file reposted. In this week’s show we flip last week’s topic on its ear and discuss the question: Is Davros better of without the Daleks? We try to answer that by exploring what we know of the creator of the Daleks. But leading into that discussion, we...Read more The post Episode 227 – Age of Davros appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
5/6/20151 hour, 55 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 226 – The Davros Factor

In this week’s show straight off the heals of a re-watch of the classic story, Genesis of the Daleks, we discuss everybody’s favorite megalomaniac, Davros and determine if the Daleks are better without their ruthless creator. We’ll explore the Dalek history and determine if Davros has been helpful to their cause or a hindrance. Also, some news out this week in the Whoniverse. Plus another Doctor Who: Legacy – Tip of the Week. And of...Read more The post Episode 226 – The Davros Factor appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/27/20152 hours, 20 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 225 – Elementary My Dear Vortex

In this week’s show we continue our look at the work that the actors who play the Doctor have done, outside the franchise.  This time, we examine Tom Baker starring in the BBC’s Sherlock Holmes – The Hound of the Baskervilles. We give our impression of Baker in another iconic role. Also, some of the headlines making news this week in the world of Doctor Who. Plus, Shaun is fresh back from Starfest in Denver...Read more The post Episode 225 – Elementary My Dear Vortex appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/22/20152 hours, 20 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 224 – The Gods of Glam Rock

In this week’s podcast, we visit Big Finish’s Eight Doctor audio line to review two stories. First up is the Eighth Doctor and Lucy in Horror of Glam Rock. Then the duo take another turn, this time amongst the gods (or so we think) in Immortal Beloved. Also, a look at some more convention announcements in our news of the week. And of course, your feedback.     Enjoy! The post Episode 224 – The Gods of Glam Rock appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/15/20152 hours, 4 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 223 – Of Two Evil Minds

In this week’s podcast, we approach another Adversary Archive, this time revisiting The Master. We review two stories featuring one of the Doctor’s ultimate foe. First a look at the Third Doctor story, The Mind of Evil. Next we tackle a Big Finish, Seventh Doctor audio, The Master. Also, a lot on the plate for our reactions to the news of the week, with some new series announcements, including some potentially good news for the...Read more The post Episode 223 – Of Two Evil Minds appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
4/7/20152 hours, 17 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 222 – Scarecrow People

In this week’s show we step away from Doctor Who for a brief moment once again to review material featuring one of our favorite actors who’ve portrayed other characters other than the Doctor. This time its Jon Pertwee’s performance in the other role he made famous, Worzel Gummidge. We’ll give our impressions on his performance in episodes we chose at random. Also, a look at the news of the week, including some more exciting announcements from...Read more The post Episode 222 – Scarecrow People appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/31/20151 hour, 35 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 221 – Lying in Wait

In this weeks show, we look back at the 16 year gap in Doctor Who on television, commonly referred to as the Wildness Years. We discuss some of the media that kept Doctor Who on the hearts and minds of fans through the dark times leading up to the show’s return to the airwaves in 2005. We also share a retrospective on the return of the series to television and discuss some of the influences...Read more The post Episode 221 – Lying in Wait appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/24/20152 hours, 20 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 220 – The Two Amys

We are fresh back from all of the weekend excitement of Planet Comicon in Kansas City, Missouri.  Hear a recap of our experience at this wonderful convention on this week’s show. Also, we had a chance to host a panel at the convention featuring Caitlin Blackwood, the actress who played young Amelia Pond on Doctor Who. And if you listen closely, you might recognize a surprise guest to the panel as well. With us out...Read more The post Episode 220 – The Two Amys appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/18/20152 hours, 19 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 219 – Ice, Ice, Baby

In this week’s podcast, we feature a mini-Adversary Archive with a look at two stories featuring the Ice Warriors. First, we revisit the Second Doctor television story The Ice Warriors. Now, we know that we’ve already reviewed this one a while back, but this time we examine it for the first time with the linking animated segments. Then, it’s the Fifth Doctor and Peri in the Big Finish audio drama, Red Dawn. Also, more sad...Read more The post Episode 219 – Ice, Ice, Baby appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/10/20152 hours, 8 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 218 – Déjà Vu

In this week’s show we step away once again from Doctor Who in our monthly “Beyond the Doctor” series and take a look at Second Doctor actor Patrick Troughton in Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger.  We give our impressions on the 1977 British fantasy film featuring the productions of Ray Harryhausen. Also, a look at this week’s news including a pair of deaths in the Sci-Fi world. And of course, your feedback. Enjoy! The post Episode 218 – Déjà Vu appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
3/2/20152 hours, 8 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 217 – The Unexpected Virtue of Gallifrey One

In this week’s show, Shaun and Mel are fresh back from last week’s Gallifrey One Doctor Who convention.  They share with us some of the highlights of this year’s con. Also, some special treats for our listeners. Included in this week’s show are interviews with Lee and Sue Cummings of Tiny Rebel Games – the makers of Doctor Who: Legacy,  Doctor Who Season 24-26 script editor,  Andrew Cartmel and Voice of the Daleks and producer...Read more The post Episode 217 – The Unexpected Virtue of Gallifrey One appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/24/20153 hours, 12 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 216 – War is Upon Us

In this week’s show it’s just Keith and Glenn. Shaun is still enjoying the Gallifrey One Doctor Who convention and will return with Mel next week. So, as has become a tradition with us, we are doing a book review this week. This time it’s an outing with the War Doctor and his new companion, Cinder in the novel Engines of War. Keith an I give our impression on this novel by George Mann and...Read more The post Episode 216 – War is Upon Us appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/16/20152 hours, 13 minutes, 53 seconds
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Gally Update 2 – The Legacy Of Rassilon

Our report from DAY TWO! In a joint production with our sister podcast, Shaun and Mel are joined by Mich from the Five(ish) Fangirls podcast with updates from Gallifrey One, the Doctor Who convention happening right now in sunny L.A.   Enjoy!     The post Gally Update 2 – The Legacy Of Rassilon appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/15/201526 minutes, 48 seconds
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Gally Update 1 – Within the Constellation of Kasterborous

In a joint production with our sister podcast, Shaun and Mel are joined by Mich from the Five(ish) Fangirls podcast with updates from Gallifrey One, the Doctor Who convention happening right now in sunny L.A. Here is Day ONE!   Enjoy!       The post Gally Update 1 – Within the Constellation of Kasterborous appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/14/20151 second
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Episode 215 – Jason and the Astronauts

In this week’s podcast we review the Fourth Doctor and Leela Big Finish audio, Energy of the Daleks. And then the Fourth Doctor and Leela are paired up again in our second review, the televised story Underworld. We give our impressions on these two stories. Also, some news in the toy world. We give our reaction to the official announcement that Doctor Who will finally be coming to LEGO. Plus some big news as we...Read more The post Episode 215 – Jason and the Astronauts appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/10/20152 hours, 22 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 214 – Red, Red, RED

In this week’s show we take a look at the First Doctor story, The Sensorites. We visit the Sense Sphere and tap into the minds of these characters and give our impression of the story. Then, we let you know what we thought of the Big Finish audio play, Red, featuring the Seventh Doctor and Mel. Also, another Doctor Who: Legacy tip of the week. And, not a lot of news in Doctor Who fandom,...Read more The post Episode 214 – Red, Red, RED appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
2/2/20151 hour, 49 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 213 – Carry On Vortex

In this week’s podcast, we put our Doctor Who reviews to one side briefly for something a little bit different. In the first of a series of specials we are calling ‘Beyond the Doctor’ were looking at the William Hartnell acting vehicle, Carry On Sergeant. We’ll review the film and give our impressions on the actor’s take on a role that is different from the one we are very most familiar with in Doctor Who....Read more The post Episode 213 – Carry On Vortex appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/26/20151 hour, 55 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 212 – Red Ruckus Rising

This week we get a little silly, but take a break in out madness to review a couple of Eighth Doctor stories. In this show, we look at (or listen to, rather) Eight’s break out series by Big Finish, Blood of the Daleks parts 1 and 2.  Hear our impressions in the new format of audio drama that was developed for BBC Radio 7. And, we discuss our first impressions of new companion, Lucie Miller...Read more The post Episode 212 – Red Ruckus Rising appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/20/20152 hours, 47 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 211 – Kinda… Sorta…

In this week’s podcast we present another Adversary Archive. this time we explore the Doctor Who villain, The Mara. Included are our reviews of the Fifth Doctor stories, Kinda and Snakedance. We give our impression on these two tales and explore what some consider some of the best Classic Doctor Who availible. Listen as we defend, perhaps for the first time, the character of Tegan Jovanka. Also, a look at the news of the week,...Read more The post Episode 211 – Kinda… Sorta… appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/13/20152 hours, 55 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 210 – Peace Negotiations

In this week’s podcast, we tackle two more Big Finish releases. This time with the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa.  We’ll give our impressions of the two audio stories, Creatures of Beauty and The Game. Also, some more exciting convention news for our region with an announcement at Planet ComicCon in Kansas City in March and Time Eddy in Wichita this October. Plus, the usual tangental discussions that you’ve come to expect from The Vortex Boys....Read more The post Episode 210 – Peace Negotiations appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/6/20152 hours, 7 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 209 – Late Christmas

After having to postpone recording due to sickness and work commitments we return after a slightly longer break than normal. In this week’s podcast we discuss how our Christmas was, and the Doctor Who goodies we got, also some of the movies we watched over the long time between recordings. We also give our thoughts on the 2014 Christmas special “Last Christmas”, and our reaction to some news. And last but not least your feedback....Read more The post Episode 209 – Late Christmas appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
1/2/20153 hours, 7 minutes, 24 seconds
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Side Trip 15 – A Visit from St. Nick

Surprise and Merry Christmas! We thought we’d do a little something special for our listeners this year and release our own Christmas special. In this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special, the Twelfth Doctor will be visited by Santa Claus. So, we decided to compile our review of four stories where the Doctor has encountered the ‘right jolly ol’ elf” in previous adventures. First, a look at the December 1965 TV Comic story featuring the First...Read more The post Side Trip 15 – A Visit from St. Nick appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/25/20141 second
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Episode 208 – Short and Sweet

In this week’s podcast, we pick up and catch up on the final four 50th anniversary ebook short stories, The Beast of Babylon, The Mystery of the Haunted Cottage, Nothing O’Clock and Lights Out. Hear what we liked and disliked about this wrap-up of the line. Also, big news (especially for us) in convention guest news. We’ll share some of the big announcements over the past week! Plus, more news of the week. And, of course, your feedback....Read more The post Episode 208 – Short and Sweet appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/22/20142 hours, 21 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 207 – The Podcast That Never Was

In this week’s podcast, we’ve reached the end of the run of Charlotte Pollard, well.. in the Eighth Doctors run in the Big Finish Main Range, anyway. And so we bid a fond farewell to her in he present state with a review of the audio play The Girl Who Never Was. We’ll give our impressions of this bang-up job of a story (did I tip our hand there?). Also, we continue out review of the...Read more The post Episode 207 – The Podcast That Never Was appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/16/20142 hours, 36 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 206 – The Quicker the Fix, the Faster It Breaks

In this week’s show we tackle two more Big Finish audios each featuring The Fifth Doctor, Peri and Erimem. First, we review the audio play, Nekromanteia. Then, we’ll we will share our opinions on the following adventure, The Axis of Insanity. Also, we get a special treat from Traveling the Vortex correspondent, Time Lord Ben. He is fresh back from Chicago TARDIS with a full report of the three day event. Plus, more convention news and announcements,...Read more The post Episode 206 – The Quicker the Fix, the Faster It Breaks appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/9/20142 hours, 33 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 205 – Everybody Play the Game

It’s time for Fun and Games Part 2! In this week’s show (yes, a day late we know) we discuss some of the fun we had reviewing two Doctor Who licensed table top games.  First, we look at the Doctor Who version of Yahtzee. Then we go over the Dalek themed board game, Risk. Find out what we thought of a new spin on these classics. BUT, before all of that, we also get to...Read more The post Episode 205 – Everybody Play the Game appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
12/2/20142 hours, 27 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 204 – Two Tickets to Paradise

In this week’s podcast there is a slight change to what was scheduled. First, we do offer up our reviews on the Season 24 Seventh Doctor and Mel story, Paradise Towers. Also, as promised, we dig a little deeper into the background of the Quarks as presented in other media, particularly the TV Comics runs, for a mini Adversary Archive on the Quarks. However, due to some unforeseen circumstances, including but not limited to time...Read more The post Episode 204 – Two Tickets to Paradise appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/24/20142 hours, 37 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 203 – All Hail the Big Talking Bird!

In this week’s podcast, we present another Companion Archive. This time, we explore the lovable big talking penguin, Frobisher.  We’ll give our impressions on two Big Finish audios from the Doctor Who Main Range, first The Holy Terror, and second, The Maltese Penguin. We’ll also discuss what we know about Frobisher so far in our experience with the shapeshifting Whifferdill. Also, we look at some of the news of the week, including last week’s Children...Read more The post Episode 203 – All Hail the Big Talking Bird! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/17/20142 hours, 29 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 202 – Tears in Heaven

The end of Series 8 has arrived, and all too soon in our opinion. This week on the podcast, we give our impressions of the season’s finale, Death in Heaven. We share our reviews on the climactic story setting us up for Christmas to come. But, first some convention guest announcements, one particular that came to a surprise to the three of us. Also, we’ll discuss other items in the news of the week. Plus,...Read more The post Episode 202 – Tears in Heaven appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/11/20142 hours, 32 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 201 – Guess Who’s Back

In this week’s show we review the penultimate episode of Series 8 of Doctor Who, Dark Water. We’ll give our impressions on the next to last installment of the series, and what we thought of the big reveal at the end. Also, not much in news this week, but we do have our reactions to a little news on the home front as far as a Doctor Who convention coming to the midwest. And of...Read more The post Episode 201 – Guess Who’s Back appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
11/4/20142 hours, 40 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 200 – Happy Bicentepiversary!

It has arrived. We have reached our 200th show. It seems like only yesterday that we began this quest. This week’s podcast includes some celebrating of the momentous occasion. But there is still business at hand. So, we share our impressions of In the Forest of the Night. Also, some news of the week. Oh, and we’ve gone into the prize vault for some give-away goodies, so be sure to listen how you can enter....Read more The post Episode 200 – Happy Bicentepiversary! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/28/20142 hours, 38 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 199 – You Can’t Get There From Here

In this week’s show, we review the latest offering from Series 8, Flatline. We give our impressions of the story as we near the end of this season and forge ahead toward our 200th episode. But first, Shaun regales us with an entertaining story of his cross country trip this week, coupled with a few things that Keith and I catch up on. Also, as always, we’ll discuss the latest in Doctor Who news, including...Read more The post Episode 199 – You Can’t Get There From Here appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/20/20142 hours, 48 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 198 – 66 Seconds to Live

We climb aboard that space faring train known as The Orient Express, to review this week’s offering in Series 8, Mummy on the Orient Express. We’ll give our impressions on this week’s program, as well as some of the things we’ve taken away from this season thus far. Also, we’ll have a look at the news of the week, including an interesting tie-in to a current member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And, of course,...Read more The post Episode 198 – 66 Seconds to Live appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/14/20142 hours, 21 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 197 – What is the Gestation Period of a Moon Egg?

Doctor: The moon isn’t breaking apart, the moon is hatching. Clara: Huh? Doctor: The moon’s an egg. Courtney: Is it a chicken? Doctor: No! Courtney: Because for a chicken to have laid an egg that … Doctor: Courtney, don’t spoil the moment! In this week’s podcast we ask that very question, among many other silly quandaries. Also, we give our impressions on the game changing episode, Kill the Moon. But, before that, we take a...Read more The post Episode 197 – What is the Gestation Period of a Moon Egg? appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.
10/7/20142 hours, 10 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 196 – Hey Teacher, Leave Those Kids Alone!

In this show, we make it to the midway point of Series 8 and take a look at this week’s offering, The Caretaker. We’ll give our impressions on this relationship heavy drama. Also, some sad news of the week to report with the passing of a very special lady. And, some great news coming out of next years British Fest. And of course, your feedback. Enjoy! The post Episode 196 – Hey Teacher, Leave Those Kids Alone! appeared first on Traveling the Vortex.