David Tennant’s 2021 series of Doctor Who comes to a close. We look at retroactive characterisation, the draw of the past, season structures, the role of cover art, event storytelling, resolution repetition, character continuity, physicality, promotion, & much more.Continue reading
David Tennant’s new series of Doctor Who — before the Time War, on audio, and releasing three episodes at a time — continues. We look at the middle stretch of the series in depth, talking twists and secrecy, companion chemistry, body horror on audio, android identity, bubble dimensions, ‘fanbrain’, self selection, alien bears, vanity and sacrifice, the Time War as a meta scar across the show, & much more.Continue reading
A new series of Doctor Who with David Tennant? Before the Time War? On audio? We discuss this new series in depth, looking at colliding the 10th Doctor with 1960s Doctor Who, characterisation potential, twist marketing, season structures, questions of related content, approachability, storytelling influences & motivations, & much more.Continue reading
Cold opens, great works, casual reality, trading lives, fake moral dilemmas, companion chaos, and the doldrums of drafting…this ghostly episode provides all sorts of wisps to discuss.Continue reading
Eggs, squids, blue skybeams, superheroic status quos, flippant supremacy, ethics of power…there is so much to talk about regarding the ninth episode – the finale! – of Watchmen, See How They Fly.Continue reading
Non-linear history, ensnaring institutions, reformism, propaganda, moving beyond ‘nothing every ends’, and some very cockeyed theatre – even more to discuss than the premiere! This discussion and review podcast for Watchmen episode 2, Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship, surveys all that, and more!Continue reading
Who Cares about the second episode of Russell T Davies’ new show, YEARS AND YEARS? With a new and musical intro, the cast discuss real-life biohacking, Theresa May, RTD + Moffat’s treatment of religion, deniable irony, pornography, family sagas, multi-generational living (and more!), as the episode that covered 2024 to 2025 spawns much discussion.Continue reading
The eight epzode of Who Cares covered the third and final historical of Doctor Who’s 11th series; THE WITCHFINDERS.
The cast expands to seven people for this epzode, demonstrating audience hostility by just missing out on the episode-appropriate number of voices. But the first episode directly addressing the new Doctor’s gender in dialogue certainly generated a lot of conversation. And just what are the implications of garbing one’s self in a witchfinder outfit during very real witch hunts? An unforgettable amount of unpacking was due.