Archive for the 'Verity!' Category

New Verity! Episode 96: Face the Ravenclaw

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

We may not be quite sure whether this is truly the end for Clara, but we all agree that “Face the Raven” is a fantastic story and a great Doctor Who debut by writer Sarah Dollard. Join Deb, Lynne, and Tansy as we evaluate character departures, discuss character motivation, and touch on Steven Moffat’s commitment issues. […]

New Verity! Ep 95 — Sleep no More Than Words

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

It’s a live-in-person (though not live-in-front-of-a-studio-audience) episode of Verity!Join Deb and Erika as we sit in a hotel room at LI Who and talk about the con and what we liked (and didn’t) about Mark Gatiss’ latest story, “Sleep No More”. What did you think of this story? It seems to be a divisive one. Which side of […]

ICYMI: Verity! Episode 94: The Zygon Inversion Table

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

This week Deb, Erika, and Liz cover the second part of Peter Harness’ Zygon two-parter. Let us know what you thought in the comments! ^E Also covered: Liz browses the new BBC Store! Erika is having a FABULOUS time in the UK! Here are a few related links: James from The Doctor Who Podcast (now-defunct) It Was […]

New Verity! Ep 93: The Zygon Invasion of the Zygons

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

This week we discuss another Peter Harness nail biter or, depending on which Verity is on the mic, that meh episode with Osgood. (Maybe one of us has shapeshifted!) Join Deb, Kat, Lynne and Tansy as we parse refugee metaphor, fangirls leveling up and underpants. It’s that sort of episode. And we miss Erika, who […]

*dusts off blog* for 5 tiny things

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Yup. We’ve been so busy that I have not been able to blog for 4 months. O_O Uncanny Magazine Year Two launches with Issue 7 tomorrow. Verity! is in full swing discussing this season of Doctor Who Beth and I are working steadily on the next edited volume I’m part of NIU’s Program Prioritization committee […]

New Verity! Extra! Bringing up Babies (on Doctor Who)

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

This week the Verities who are parents talk about that. Join Deb, Lynne, and Tansy as they discuss what it’s like to raise children who are fans–and to be a fan as a parent. This my be the most personal Verity! yet. Are you a parent raising a young DW fan? Let us know about it in […]

New Verity! Podcast! Ep 78 — Teams in the TARDIS

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

This week we bring you episode 78–really! Pay no attention to Deb’s introduction. Erika isn’t the only one who makes mistakes! Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Lynne as we talk about companion teams. First, we have to define that term and differentiate it from “TARDIS team”. Then we can get into the meat of the […]

New Verity! Episode 75: The Bottom of the Barrel

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Reblogged from Verity! for your listening pleasure They may not be the most unloved companions, but they’re the ones you, the listeners, didn’t want to hear us talk about. Join Deb, Erika, and Lynne as we discuss the companions in the bottom 1.5% of our listener poll. Why do we think these companions ended up […]

New Verity! Ep 73: Farewell (& Not-So-Well) Companions

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

We thought this provided some nice symmetry with our episode about companion arrivals. Join Deb, Erika, Lynne, and Tansy as we talk about how companions leave the TARDIS. Many are forced out, some choose to leave, a few even die. We have some definite favorites and some just-as-definite least favorites. Also, Deb objectifies hair and […]

5 Things make a post–April catch up edition

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

So, I’ve had some website issues lately (sorry!), but my intrepid webmasters have got me up and running now. Thanks to them! Some stuff has happened. 1. Beth Whittaker and I have now returned our contract for The Book Formerly Known As The 21st Century Special Collections Reader. It will have a slightly different name, still […]