#TWTT | #DoctorWho Dark Journey Series 2 Episode 6 “Lost Souls” WORLD PREMIERE!

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It’s finally here – the latest episode of Doctor Who Dark Journey Series 2 (and TWTT)!

Greetings Geeksters, Tangent Seekers, Whovians, geeks, nerds, and everyone in between.  We have a real treat for you today.  Pardon me while I rant a bit…

Episode 6, “Lost Souls”, is the end of the story thus far and the beginning of new things.  I love the dialogue in this episode so, when AM Audio Media asked us to be part of their launch event and they gave us THIS episode, I was particularly giddy.  The writing in Dark Journey is smart, cheeky, and just plain BRILLIANT!  I love how the show pokes fun at the tropes we’ve come to love in Doctor Who, while infusing elements from the mythos of other creative works.

But, enough from me, here are the video clips from today’s live broadcast.  You’ll want to watch #TWTT Episode 31.5 for the actual Dark Journey episode.  I know banter is something people tend to complain about when it comes to podcasts but I quite enjoyed learning more about Andrew “Chompers” Chalmers when he is not playing The Doctor.  This guy is a true geek and an absolute pleasure to hang out with.  Heck, we have a half-hour pre-show and we’re still chatting right now.  Gotta love the power of the Interwebz!

Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode 31.0 – Andrew Chalmers Talks Action Figures, Spider-Man, Batman, Babylon 5, And MORE!

Timey-Wimey Tea Time Episode 31.5 – Intro To Doctor Who Dark Journey & S2E6 “Lost Souls” World Premiere!

…And now for something completely different (not really)…

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AM Audio Media Interviews With Rikki Wright & Andrew Chalmers!

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It’s finally here – the AM Audio Media interview with Rikki Wright and Andrew Chalmers!

If you’re not familiar with the fine folks behind the Doctor Who Dark Journey radio drama, check out the embedded #TWTT video or podcast below.  You can also visit the official AM Audio Media web site, home to delicious Doctor Who fandoms.  Skip ahead for breaking news from our friends at AMAM and the interview double-header.  It’s FANTASTIC!

As some of you know, I had a recent hard drive crash right after one of my computers started to act up.  We’ve been recovering from the losses but fortunately we had backups an the support of fine folks like Mike T.  He’s even sending us some new Doctor Who sound bits to use on our soundboard and post-productions.  The one and only MA Tamburro also added some breaking Whovian news that is somewhat exclusive so – YAY!

BTW We’re planning a launch of Series 2 of Dark Journey at the end of the month if you’d like to mention that to your listeners. We’d love to be on the show at some point in June and intro a full new episode.

So it turns out we are posting these interviews right on time, after all (PHEW).  Stand by…  AM Audio Media nterviews warping in!

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I’ve always been a fan of third person games, from the Doom and Duke Nukem era through Goldeneye through to current incarnation of the Grand Theft Auto series.  I like driving games too so when you combine them into something like Driver or Getaway, that’s what really cranks my chain… or floats my boat or… erm… let’s just say I’m particularly fond of them.  ~Rikki Wright a.k.a. “Just Fred”

Three Pantomimes & Interchangeable Pertwee Head Scarecrows

TWTT:  Before we get into your work with Dark Journey, tell us a bit about yourself. What do you do for fun, for example?
Rikki Wright:  For fun, I run marathon’s to raise money for various charities, I am an activist for certain group that promotes freedom of speech but who shall remain “anonymous”, and I actively get involved in the rescue of puppies from illegal dog fighting rings.  Really?  No, not really.  I rarely leave the comfort of my Lazy-Boy recliner where I spend most days as close to horizontal as possible while watching reruns of 1980’s game shows, eating cheesies and scratching myself with a medium sized stick (interestingly I found that a large stick whilst providing greater coverage was too heavy and hence required a greater consumption of cheesies to generate the energy to use properly).  Really?  Also no, not really.  The reality is almost less interesting than both of those extremes.  As a father of 2, I spend most of my “spare” time running kids from swimming lessons to hockey practice and birthday parties.  I am on the board and coach at my local rugby club and in those rarest of moments when I do find time for myself, I pretend to be an actor both on stage, on camera and in the case of Doctor Who Dark Journey, behind a microphone.  Occasionally I turn my pen towards paper and have written (and produced) three pantomimes. 
What does Doctor Who mean to you?  Does it have a special place in your heart?
As a child growing up in the 80’s in England, Doctor Who was quite popular and so when I think of Doctor Who (the classic era) it reminds me of my childhood.  More recently however, with the latest regenerations of the Doctor, it reminds me that my wife often goes to bed much earlier than me and thus I get free reign to watch whatever I want on TV!  Mixed emotions then.
EDITOR’S NOTE:  I know the feeling well..  My family hogs up the big screen TV..   But, on a positive note, I got my anti-sci-fi wife mildly interested in Doctor Who – it’s a start!
How did you come to be involved with the Dark Journey radio drama?
I became involved in Dark Journey after answering a casting call I came across online. I auditioned over the phone reading from a play I performed in when I was about 15 years old… so just a few years ago.
What is your fondest memory of recording with the cast (thus far)?
Andrew and I share a very similar sense of humour (or as he would pronounce it “youmer”) – recording with the cast was always a challenge as Andrew and I would crack jokes (often with double entendres providing the punchlines).  The challenge was always continuing recording after a good giggle and trying to keep a straight face.  I’d regularly have to close my eyes or turn away from Andrew to avoid making eye contact and cracking up again.  Unprofessional… maybe! I will not miss the small and overly warm recording studio that somehow managed to create the most unusual smells with no apparent source material.
Who is your favorite Doctor?   Least favorite?
I have a romanticised idea of liking the third doctor Jon Pertwee because of another TV character he played on Worzel Gummidge (a scarecrow with interchangeable heads!) I really should go back and watch some of the episodes from that era, particularly as he is often compared to the current Doctor Peter Capaldi whom I have a difficult time warming to.  If I were to pick a favourite Doctor (who I can actually remember clearly), without a doubt it would be Tennant. In terms of least favourite Doctor, I will probably be lambasted for this but I didn’t like Matt Smith, too quirky and full of self importance… although that could describe most Doctors.

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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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#TWTT XTC & #FlashFiction Potluck Kick-Off @Mattomcfly @Faryna

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…Greetings, friends!

We have two bonus #TWTT videos for you this week, which should offset any potential interruption coming up in the near future (details on that forthcoming).  Matt Bradford of Zombie Cast, Video Game Outsiders, GamesRadar, and Guiness World Records joins us as we GO DEEPER®!  These shows feature what you, our beautiful community, have requested; namely, LIVE flash fiction readings!

In addition to the three pieces I read on-air, I added another piece I just whipped up.  Hope you enjoy them!  XTX001 Part 2  is where you can go to listen to the live readings and our concepts thereof.

If you want to be part of my #FlashFiction Potluck, e-mail your piece to yomar(arroba)geekyantics(punto)net – looking forward to inspiring each other!

…Proper attribution/credit will be provided, of course!  This is just a fun way to share quick, raw fictional works with each other.  In future installments, I’d like to share writing prompts and challenge everyone (myself included) with monthly themes.  For example, we can do word count limits, use word banks, or set up specific topics and formats.  Let me know what you think, lovely geeks!

 

Timey-Wimey Tea Time PART 1

 

  • What is the purpose of podcasting?
  • What keeps us motivated with podcasting and social media?
  • Is the Video Game Outsiders approach a good model to follow?
  • Do we have a responsibility to our fans or community as creatives?
  • Can you do something you love AND be productive with it?
  • Doctor Who Series 8 mid-season review.
  • Writers need to know when to “leave a moment alone”.
  • Series 8 may suffer from too many hands in the pot…
  • …or is it lack of creative direction?
  • The importance of managing expectations in ALL ventures.
  • Narrative Structure VS. Podcast Structure

 

Timey-Wimey Tea Time PART 2

 

  • Is Danny Pink manly or whimpy?
  • A man’s struggle of ego vs. righteousness vs. love/compassion.
  • Does the Doctor love Clara
  • Stan’s encounter with infidelity, deceipt, and mind games.
  • Is it insecurity or strength?
  • Flash fiction readings..  These are truly raw works!
  • Inspirations and creative processes driving our fictional works.
  • A future of lazy couch potatoes.
  • Foreshadowing of augmented and virtual reality gone wrong.
  • Control is an illusion.
  • Everyone has a boss.  Complete freedom is also an illusion.

 

…and now for some flash ficiton!

 

Mrs. Busy Work

“Honey, I am awfully busy today.. Can this wait?”

Wilfredo was very perplexed. Why did all this have to be done now? He had deadlines up the wazoo. As it was, he would be lucky to get any sleep in the coming weeks. In spite his pleas, his wife, Suki, insisted.

“No this NEEDS to be done NOW.”

Today was the day Suki decided that everyone would take on the urgent tasks of relacing all shoes, shuffling furniture about, cleaning the fridge, vacuuming every nook and cranny, and mastering the absolutely mudane. As usual, these “plans” were executed on a whim. There was no distinction between want and need. Every task was treated as if thousands of lives depended on them.

The kids played it smart. After bathing the dogs and mowing the lawn, they magically disappeared. Wilfredo continued to break his back as Suki barked unrelenting orders.

“No no no… That’s not how you load the dishwasher. Do it this way.”

“Sweetheart, I read the manual and this model has the sprinkler arms in the middle. Every dish should face the center.”

“WELL, I don’t care what the manual says.. I want it done MY way.”

Wilfredo thought to himself, “This is gonna be a looooong day…”

 

Virtual Reality Television

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For our users who prefer the longer full-dive immersions, we now support all popular septic and waste recycling systems. You have the option of using a G-Lock quick-connect adapter or the native V-Clamp.  Now you’ll never have to return to messy clean-up jobs!  For those on-the-go, liquid waste recyclables can be converted into ten fantastic flavors including root beer, grape, and piña colada.

Last but certainly not least, we are proud to announce the brand-spanking-new Jer-Z-HOAR system. This new scripting platform will allow you to live out your favorite reality TV stories! Full-dive servers are online and fully functional. AR support coming in six months!

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

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#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)

 

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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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

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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

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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)

Best Ever #DoctorWho Podcast: Timey-Wimey Tea Time E4 with @yogizilla @faryna

Best Ever Doctor Who Podcast: Timey-Wimey Tea Time Ep. 4 with @yogizilla @faryna

Doctor, who?!

In Episode TWTT 4, we gave a nod to the humor but struggle to find a deeper idea in Doctor Who Episode 3, Robot of Sherwood. 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 beat down from the new software as we attempted to stream to allgames.com.

Tune in Saturday, September 20th at noon ET (Saturday, September 13) for a friendly live chat experience of TWTT Ep. 5 on http://www.twitch.tv/geekyantics or http://www.allgames.com.

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