November 20, 2013
On the fifth edition of Reality Bomb, the host becomes the hunted as Graeme Burk and his co-author Robert Smith? submit to Alex Kennard’s questions about their new book, Who’s 50: The 50 Doctor Who Stories To Watch Before You Die. Once Graeme gets back the interviewer’s chair, we celebrate the 50th anniversary by talking to Taza McDoom, who watched the first episode of Doctor Who in 1963 and Wendy, a young Doctor Who fan. We also talk to Dr. Mary Jane Miller, emeritus professor of media studies at Brock University and author of many books on the history of Canadian television, about the career of Doctor Who co-creator Sydney Newman. And we chat with Felicity Kuzinitz about harrassment and conventions. All this plus a history of the Doctor Who theme you don’t want to miss!
Posted by Graeme on Wednesday, November 20 at 1:37 pm
October 17, 2013
On the fourth edition of Reality Bomb, we’re all over the recent return of nine 1960s missing episodes as Graeme Burk interviews Mike Doran about the find and Barnaby Edwards of DWNY about watching The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear. We also talk to writer Sam Maggs about the backlash from some Doctor Who fans toward fangirls and Doctor Who in Time and Space editor Gillian Leitch explains why Dragonfire is the latest entry in the Gallery of the Underrated. Plus Alex Kennard provides some insights into the infulential but forgotten Doctor, Patrick Troughton. All this and a we listen in on a Doctor Who podcast with an unforgettable interview!
Posted by Graeme on Thursday, October 17 at 8:26 am
September 13, 2013
On the third edition of Reality Bomb, Alex Kennard presents a feature documentary on the first time fans watched Doctor Who. Graeme Burk interviews Who Party Toronto‘s Mike Doran about Peter Capaldi’s not-so-secret past as a Doctor Who fan and chats with Cameron Dixon about the fanzine Enlightenment‘s change to digital format. The Beast Below is our first entry in our Gallery of the Underrated and Jon Arnold explains to Graeme why that is. And Lori Stueart expounds on what the feels are. All this and we look at the rumour about dubbing the Doctor for Canadian audiences!
Posted by Graeme on Friday, September 13 at 9:12 am
August 08, 2013
On the second edition of Reality Bomb, we’re all about the new Doctor Peter Capaldi as Graeme Burk interviews Gallifrey One maestro Shaun Lyon, fan and former Doctor Who Magazine reviewer Dave Owen and author Nikki Stafford about Capaldi’s casting and what it means for the future of Doctor Who. We also interview Robert Smith? and Quiana Howard about the controversial new book Doctor Who and Race and chat with Mike Doran about the Comic Con trailer we haven’t seen. Plus Alex Kennard is talking ‘bout regeneration. All this and listener letters, the new board game that’s all the rage with Doctor Who fans, and a few surprises!
Posted by Graeme on Thursday, August 8 at 7:54 am
July 04, 2013
On the first edition of Reality Bomb, Graeme Burk interviews Felicity Brown, Nikki Stafford and Lori Steuart about the possibility of a female Doctor; Alex Kennard provides a brief history of the Doctor’s corpse and we talk to Mike Doran about the rumoured find of missing episodes. All this and the Eighth Doctor reading the twitter feed of prominent Doctor Who fans!
Posted by Graeme on Thursday, July 4 at 8:12 pm
A monthly podcast exploring the world of Doctor Who and its fans.
- In Extremis
- Blinded by the Light
- The Little Grey Cells
- Skating Away on the Thin Ice of the New Day
- And we’re back!
- Happy 53rd Anniversary
- Top of the Class?
- Fan Myth RIP #3 - Celebrity Guest Casting is and was “bad” for Doctor Who
- Animated Curiosity
- Fan Myth RIP #2 - William Hartnell Was Playing Himself
- Fan Myth RIP #1 - Continuity Kills
- Head of the Class
- The Companion Departures Extra: Clara Oswald
- The Companion Departures - #1: Adric