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#DoctorWho Podcast: #TWTT 9 RECAP: Mummy, TWD and Selfie cc @allgamesradio

DoctorWho Podcast: TWTT Episode 9 RECAP: Mummy on the Orient Express, TWD and Selfie

 

Aurosonic’s beautiful song, Lift You Up, was featured with permission in Episode 9 of the TWTT podcast. Many thanks to Evgeny Smirnov and Sergey Klimov of Aurosonic! Check out their music on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Aurosonic

Doctor, who?!

In Episode TWTT 9, Yomar and Stan talk about Mummy on the Orient Express, The Walking Dead’s Season 5 Premier and Selfie Episode 2. And don’t forget to wish a very Happy Birthday to Stan. Today is his birthday!

The doctor takes Clara on a purported last hurrah. By many accounts and ours, it was an interesting plot. The Orient Express in space. How cool is that? And a mummy too?! Wow!

Sometimes, the only choices you have are bad ones, but you still have to choose.

As always, we gladly shared some of the comments you left on YouTube and voicemail for TWTT Episode 8.

Tune in Saturday, October 25th at 12 noon ET for TWTT Episode 10 on http://www.twitch.tv/geekyantics or http://www.allgames.com.

October 25th. 12 noon for New York City, Washington, D.C. and Miami, 9am for the U.S. West Coast, 4pm in Madrid, 5pm for London and 7pm, Bucharest.

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#DoctorWho RECAP: Timey Wimey Tea Time E8: Kill The Moon cc @allgamesradio

#DoctorWho RECAP: Timey Wimey Tea Time Episode 8: Kill The Moon

 

Doctor, who?!

In Episode TWTT 8, we talk about Kill the Moon. The doctor takes Clara and Courtney to the moon – to make up for his mouth garbage. By many accounts and ours, it was a good story. Even Stan liked it. Some say that the moral of episode 7 is to choose life. Or is it about growing up?

You’re never finished with anyone while they can still make you angry.

As always, we gladly shared some of the comments you left on YouTube for TWTT Episode 6, we played some previous submissions for the #SoftKitty song contest and, heck yes, we went deep.

Tune in Saturday, October 18th at 12 noon ET for a pre-recorded TWTT Episode 9 on http://www.twitch.tv/geekyantics or http://www.allgames.com. Hopefully, we got the tech to do this.

October 18th. 12 noon for New York City, Washington, D.C. and Miami, 9am for the U.S. West Coast, 4pm in Madrid, 5pm for London and 7pm, Bucharest.

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#DoctorWho RECAP: Timey Wimey Tea Time Episode 7: Mouth Garbage

#DoctorWho RECAP: Timey Wimey Tea Time Episode 7: Mouth Garbage and Mid Season Review

Doctor, who?!

In Episode TWTT 7, we talk about racism, mouth garbage, robots, the mid season review and more. We noticed the mention of racism cooled down the retweets big time. Can you say, false consciousness? [grin]

As always, we gladly shared some of the comments you left on YouTube for TWTT Episode 6, we played new submissions for the #SoftKitty song contest and, heck yes, we went deep.

There is a small chance that we’ll have to skip the 18th and 25th. Yomar will be at Walker Stalker con on the 18th and Stan may be traveling on the 25th. We’ll let you know on the 11th.

Tune in Saturday, October 11th at 12 noon ET for an interactive, live chat experience of TWTT Episode 8 on http://www.twitch.tv/geekyantics or http://www.allgames.com.

October 11th. 12 noon for New York City, Washington, D.C. and Miami, 9am for the U.S. West Coast, 4pm in Madrid, 5pm for London and 7pm, Bucharest.

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SATURDAY: Deconstructing #DoctorWho: The Caretaker, a Shrew and Mouth Garbage

Tune in Saturday, October 4th at noon ET for a friendly, live chat experience of TWTT Episode 7 on http://www.twitch.tv/geekyantics or http://www.allgames.com.

October 4th. Noon. That’s 9am for the U.S. West Coast, 4pm for Madrid, 5pm for London and 7pm, Bucharest.

Don’t press play.

Not all is wrong with The Caretaker. The Doctor is working on being heroic despite the pressing need for him to tame the mouth garbage. Spoiler: He saves the Earth again and he doesn’t even break a sweat.

Not all is wrong with Doctor Who. We can return to the 11th Doctor…

It does not escape Stan’s lack of sense of humor that Danny Pink saves the day as a “PE teacher” might and not by the force of his maths or brains. However, Samuel Andersen did shine for a moment (at last!) when “Sergeant” Pink called the Doctor out as an elitist, manipulative and authoritative one percenter. Go Danny!

The Guardian writes about Danny:

Danny’s inability [to] understand the “different” way that Clara might love the Doctor has become my only real problem with him. So much that I almost get the Doctor’s antipathy toward him.

Which makes Stan think that racism is so deeply entrenched in British culture that the BBC and company are completely unaware of what would and would not suggest racism. Nevermind the recent Liverpool incident in which anti-semitism came off like an old Hitler rally. Contrary to all present representations, however, TWTT is not a voice for social justice or social change. Our own humanity is challenge enough.

Equally problematic is the suggestion that if your romantic interest is spending a lot of time with another person (more time than with you), you shouldn’t be concerned. This is misdirection spoken only as a cheater would speak.

Moving on. It does not escape our sense of irony that Forbes (the publication for one percenters) now has things to say about Doctor Who. And it loves the Doctor. This should worry us! The fact that he does not confess his one percenter allegiances makes him innocent. Or so says the collective Forbes’ consciousness.

No Humans Allowed

Can a tongue be tamed?

Did you ever say or write things that you later regret?

Did you ever feel rejected, humiliated, diminished, or angered because of what someone said about you (or yours)?



Call in and tell us: 1.206.415.4987 (add 00 if calling from outside the US). Or send text, mp3 or other communication protocol to stan.faryna@gmail.com

Tell us in the live chat during the show: http://www.allgames.com/live

Or email us: mail@geekyantics.net

Listen to TWTT Episode 6 and ponder the Doctor like you never pondered him before.

 
Part One: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode Six (#TWTT EP 6.0)
Part Two: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode Six (#TWTT EP 6.5)
 
Part Three: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode Six Extra (#TWTT EP 6.X)

 

#FlashFiction: I Have by @NatalieCone [Must Read, RT and FAV]

I Have by Natalie Cone

FlasFiction

by Natalie Cone
@NatalieCone

Natalie Cone

 

The grass was soft beneath her knees. Shafts of sunlight blinked kaleidoscope patterns onto her skirt and glinted off the knife nestled in her lap. Today, her last thread snapped.

Looking away, she prayed desperately for God’s forgiveness as she pressed the blade to her wrists.
Her eyes fell on a carving in the trunk of a tree. It was a single word.
Purpose.
In that moment, something inside her shifted.
She pulled herself to her feet. Using the blade that was intended to end her life, she carved two more words above the one already there.
I have.

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More awesome by mad geniuses here on the GANG!

Elfblood Tastes Like Honey by @StartYourNovel
How I made a Million Streaming on Twitch by @Faryna
Fisher Price: My First Spaceship by @Yogizilla
Say Something by @Faryna

More from the wonderful world of Natalie Cone:

God’s Creatures
First Day of School
As Good as I am
Mommy Survival Guide

About Natalie Cone

Wife. Mother. Writer. Avid Coffee Drinker. Christian. Fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of gal.

Natalie’s flash fiction work, I Have, won best 99 word fiction at 99fiction.

… 

Twitter: @NatalieCone

Website: nataliecone.com

99fiction: NatalieCone

A Superlative #DoctorWho RECAP: Timey-Wimey Tea Time E6 #Kids and #Sherlock @Faryna @Yogizilla [Please RT]

#DoctorWho RECAP: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode 6: Is Doctor Who a proper kid’s show?

Doctor, who?!

In Episode TWTT 6, we point out the elephant in the room and ponder if Doctor Who is still a kids show. The absence of strong language, graphic violence and sexually charged content, does not make it kid safe per se. But if you hear us out first, you’ll have big take aways when you watch (or rewatch) Doctor Who Episode 5, Time HeistThat’s what our community is saying.

As always, we gladly shared some of the comments you left on YouTube for TWTT Episode 4 and we played new submissions for the #SoftKitty song contest. Oh, heck yes, Yomar has fixed the sound problems.

We talked about ABC’s new romantic comedy, Selfie. Both Yomar and Stan like it. It’s not just a Karen Gillan thing – formerly Amy Pond of Doctor Who. There’s more than a few interesting characters. Keep your eye out for Charmonique.

Tune in Saturday, October 4th at 12 noon ET for an interactive, live chat experience of TWTT Episode 7 on http://www.twitch.tv/geekyantics or http://www.allgames.com.

October 4th. 12 noon for New York City, Washington, D.C. and Miami, 9am for the U.S. West Coast, 4pm in Madrid, 5pm for London and 7pm, Bucharest.

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Poking Holes in Your Lovely Little Tank by @StartYourNovel

Poking Holes in Your Lovely Little Tank

FlasFiction

by John Magnet Bell
@startyournovel

John Magnet Bell

 

Marcellina had a man living in the cellar, a man running from the Germans in black. Half the village concealed the fact from the other half, and especially from the curate’s governess, with her fear of the old religion. For the man dealt in curses and philters. 

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Chameleon Collector

More awesome by mad geniuses here on the GANG!

The Revelator by @deathofnation
How I made a Million Streaming on Twitch by @Faryna
What can Robert de Niro teach you about writing?
Say Something by @Faryna

More flash fiction by John Magnet Bell:

The Second Coming of Gweed
The Chomping Mouth at the End of June
The Angels of Provenance
Have You Seen my Wife’s Mustache?

About John Magnet Bell

John is a professional translator, writer and photographer. He writes about writing and he writes unconventional flashes of fiction at his website, Start Your Novel. Why? John explains his passion here.

Twitter: @StartYourNovel
Google+: JMBell
Tumblr: http://johnmagnetbell.tumblr.com/
Website: Start Your Novel

Please support John so that he can keep writing epic prompts! You can buy his shocking art at society6: http://society6.com/johnmagnetbell A Constellation of Hexagons  

SATURDAY NOON ET: A #DoctorWho Podcast: A Problematic Doctor?

SATURDAY NOON ET: GANG’s #DoctorWho Podcast: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode 6

Tune in Saturday, September 27th at noon ET for a friendly, live chat experience of TWTT Episode 6 on http://www.twitch.tv/geekyantics or http://www.allgames.com.

September 27th. Noon. That’s 9am for the U.S. West Coast, 5pm for London and 7pm, Bucharest.



Writes The Telegraph’s Ben Lawrence:

… the revelation at the end of Time Heist that the Doctor had masterminded the whole affair in order to rescue the Teller and save the species confirmed that he is still the same Time Lord, dedicated to peace and survival throughout the Whoniverse. Capaldi’s Doctor is not an obvious hero, but he is all the more interesting for that.

Obviously, the Telegraph can’t afford to pay for an intelligent and clever review of the Doctor. Lawrence fails to contemplate the problematic that the Teller is a heartless murderer – regardless of the price. And the 12th Doctor remains an anti-hero. The Series 8 Doctor is no hero – not even by the loose and easy standards of the former and mythic Joseph Campbell.

Asks The Daily Mirror’s Richard Beech:

 

This is a very simple Doctor Who-based question, with very simple rules.

Answer “yes” if you think Doctor Who HAS become unsuitable for children, answer “no” if you think it IS still suitable for children.

Right Question. But missing the substantive problematic entirely! Or are the Brits being a bit dodgey?


Is no one safe from the morally bankrupt Moffat?

Time Heist

Source

Is Doctor Who appropriate for kids? Really?

Doctor, who?

Where have all the good men gone?



Call in and tell us: 1.206.415.4987 (add 00 if calling from outside the US). Or send text, mp3 or other communication protocol to stan.faryna@gmail.com

Tell us in the live chat during the show: http://www.allgames.com/live

Or email us: mail@geekyantics.net

Yomar Lopez

Yogi got the Beats by Dre

Stan Faryna

Stan Faryna

Listen to TWTT Episode 6 and ponder the Doctor like you never pondered him before.

 
Part One: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode Five (#TWTT EP 5.0)
Part Two: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode Five (#TWTT EP 5.5)
 
Part Three: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode Five Extra (#TWTT EP 5.X)

Elfblood Tastes Like Honey by @StartYourNovel

 

Elfblood Tastes Like Honey

FlasFiction

by John Magnet Bell
@startyournovel

 

John Magnet Bell

 

 

Ko’s father returned to the village with a string of mouthwater glimmering on his beard and a mad glee in his eyes.


“Little people,” he told Ko. “In the forest.” He rubbed his belly, bit his underlip and nodded.
Ko went ahhh.

“They build houses now,” said father. “We wait.”

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Honosuke

Source

More awesome by mad geniuses here on the GANG!

The Revelator by @deathofnation
How I made a Million Streaming on Twitch by @Faryna
What can Robert de Niro teach you about writing?
Say Something by @Faryna



More flash fiction by John Magnet Bell:

The Second Coming of Gweed
The Chomping Mouth at the End of June
The Angels of Provenance
Have You Seen my Wife’s Mustache?

About John Magnet Bell

John is a professional translator, writer and photographer. He writes about writing and he writes unconventional flashes of fiction at his website, Start Your Novel. Why? John explains his passion here.

Twitter: @StartYourNovel
Google+: JMBell
Tumblr: http://johnmagnetbell.tumblr.com/
Website: Start Your Novel

Please support John so that he can keep writing epic prompts! You can buy his shocking art at society6: http://society6.com/johnmagnetbell

The Challenge

 

A Superlative #DoctorWho RECAP: Timey-Wimey Tea Time E5 #Love and #Fear @Faryna @Yogizilla [Please RT]

A Superlative #DoctorWho Recap: Timey-Wimey Tea Time E5 #Love and #Fear with @Faryna @Yogizilla

Doctor, who?!

In Episode TWTT 5, we carry Moffat’s limping darlings into glorious day break. If you hear us out first, you’ll have big take aways when you watch (or rewatch) Doctor Who Episode 4, Listen. That’s what our community is saying.

As always, we gladly shared some of the comments you left on YouTube for TWTT Episode 3, then played awesome submissions for the #SoftKitty song contest. Oh, heck yes, we got a buggy stream going on at allgames.com. But the Twitch feed was fine, sweetie.

Tune in Saturday, September 27th at 12 noon ET for an interactive, live chat experience of TWTT Ep. 6 on http://www.twitch.tv/geekyantics or http://www.allgames.com.

September 27th. 12 noon for New York City, Washington, D.C., 9am for the U.S. West Coast, 4pm in Madrid, 5pm for London and 7pm, Bucharest.

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