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Posts tagged ‘holidays’

Extra! – 7 Fave Xmas(ish) Stories

SCHEDULING NOTE: We won’t be dropping a Verity! ep on New Year’s Day because Doctor Who is dropping that day! In order to get a quorum together to talk about it, our ep (like all the series 10 Verity! eps) will drop over the weekend.

There may not be Doctor Who on Christmas Day, but we’re bringing on the Christmas cheer with this special, super-sized “7 Faves” episode. Join ALL of the Verities: Deb, Erika, Katrina, Lizbeth, Lynne, and Tansy as we do a rapid round of Seven Holiday Favorites. There are the usual suspects drawn from modern Who‘s rich tradition of Christmas specials, plus we veer off-piste and draw on Big Finish stories, classic Who canon (that may or may not have the most slight, tenuous grasp to anything remotely holiday-related) Doctor Who spinoffs, and short stories. It’s a mixed bag of holiday(ish) goodness.

What are your favorite Doctor Who holiday stories? Leave us a comment or drop us a tweet and let us know. And don’t forget to enter for a chance to win one of seven Big Finish Audio downloads during our 7th Anniversary Giveaway!

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Bonus Links:
Liz’s “Doctor Who Stories of Christmas Cheer (That Are Not Christmas Specials) blog post (This explains so much…)
Tansy’s “A Very Big Finish Christmas” blog post
Juliette McKenna’s Doctor Who Christmas short story “Who the Dickens…?” (Download Link is in the blog post)
Our Seventh Anniversary Giveaway
Support Verity! on Patreon!

Download or listen now (runtime 47:12) 

Extra! – Doctor Who Traditions

As the holiday season approaches we all have a lot of thoughts about traditions. I think it’s safe to say, however, that this topic probably WON’T be a Verity! tradition, basically because we can’t even agree as to what a tradition IS. But we give it a decent go as Deb, Erika, and Liz talk about their Doctor Who traditions, holiday-related and otherwise. Liz disputes most of it, Erika digs deep and Deb just has a lot of feelings about Elf on the Shelf.

Do you have any Doctor Who-based traditions? Let us know in the comments or drop us a tweet. And don’t forget to enter for a chance to win one of seven Big Finish Audio downloads during our 7th Anniversary Giveaway!

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Bonus Links:
Paul Cornell’s Twelve Blogs of Christmas
Lazy Doctor Who
Support Verity! on Patreon!

Download or listen now (runtime 33:18) 

Extra! – Fandom and the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us! Join Deb, Lynne, and Tansy as they chat about holiday traditions and how they intersect with fandom–Doctor Who and otherwise.

What are your geeky traditions/plans? Do you have gift suggestions? Let us know in the comments!

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Download or listen now (runtime 45:41)