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121 – Booming the Town

verityepisode121Series 1 continues! Join Deb, Erika, and Katrina as we discuss a serious Slitheen, a crowded TARDIS, immature breakups, and more! “Boom Town” tends to be a bit of a forgotten episode, so we tried to give it its due.

How do you feel about this ep? Did you forget about it? Or do you find the personal drama exciting? Let us know in the comments!

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Also covered:

Bonus link:
9th Doctor comics from Titan

Download or listen now (runtime 1:04:02)

117 – Empty(?) Dancing

VerityEpisode117It’s another series 1 two-parter! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we discuss Steven Moffat’s first submission to the new era of Doctor Who. There’s a lot of love for both the 9th Doctor and Captain Jack, who may or may not be the physical incarnation of the Doctor’s libido. (Thanks, Lynne, for sharing that now-unseeable, though still unbelievable fan crack-theory!)

What are your thoughts on this two-parter? Do you like the Doctor as a “dancer”? Does that make you go all squicky? Do you like Captain Jack better here or later, in Torchwood? Let us know in the comments!

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Also covered:

Bonus links:
Uncanny Magazine wins the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine!

Download or listen now (runtime 1:29:12) http://traffic.libsyn.com/veritypodcast/verityep117.mp3

See shiny things. Bid on things. Help great charities!

Hey, Kat here.

As some of you know I’m a member of the Alberta Browncoats which is a not-for-profit society who regularly raises money for charities through screenings, fundraisers and shindigs. All these events are relatively local but we all know fandom doesn’t stop locally.

A certain Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) wisely imparted upon us a suggestion that we branch out in our fundraising activities to share our donated goodies with the rest of the world. Unlike the residents of the Torchwood Hub, we listened to him.

This year we launched the first of what we hope will become a tradition:

An annual online charity auction. Bids from all over the world are accepted.

Items will change as the month progresses. Items so far include Firefly, Doctor Who, Supernatural, Castle, comics and MORE! Go and register, bid and then bid some more!

The proceeds of this auction will be split between Edmonton’s Youth Empowerment and Support Services (a shelter & support program for homeless teens), Kids Need to Read (a US-based children’s literacy charity), Equality Now (an international women’s advocacy organization), and the Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund.

Our goal is to raise $5,000 USD to split between these wonderful organizations.

Doctor Who items already posted include (much more coming very soon):

CHECK OUT THE AUCTION HERE!

Lynne’s Two Cents: What I Did For Love

I’m totally bummed to have missed out on the Who’s In What discussion, so I thought I’d weigh in on some of the things I have experienced because they have Doctor Who actors in them.

Some of them were excellent, and some of them were… experiences. So, here you go. Benefit from the rabbit holes that I have explored. 🙂 (more…)

Verity! Extra! – Spin-off? Or Spin-out?

VerityExtraSpinoffs-300It’s Extra! time once again! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we set our sights on Doctor Who spin-offs. Which, if any, are good? Or bad? And why? Which has the best theme song? Which brought Kat into Doctor Who fandom? Which haven’t we finished watching? Which is the *real* Torchwood? As usual, there’s more to cover than we expected!

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Download or listen now (runtime 42:31)