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Reality Bomb Episode 078

Reality Bomb - a Doctor Who podcast

Release Date: 03/24/2020

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Reality Bomb - a Doctor Who podcast

On the one-hundred-and-first edition of Reality Bomb, we're triaging the plethora of behind-the-scenes speculation as Graeme Burk brings together Lacy Baugher-Milas and KatyBeth Schmid for super-sized version of "Is This Rumour Hot or Not?". Also, what would a Doctor Who expanded universe on TV look like in the 2020s? Joy Piedmont talks to Martin Belam and Sage Young about what goes in the theme park, figuratively and literally. And we pay tribute to the amazingly talented Bernard Cribbins with Nick Abadzis and Jim Sangster. Plus listeners' letters and... Did you know there's going to be a...

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Reality Bomb - a Doctor Who podcast

On the one hundredth edition of Reality Bomb we have a special live episode recorded at QED in Astoria in Queens in New York City! Join Graeme Burk and Joy Piedmont as they talk to Sage Young and Shannon Dohar about the top stories in Doctor Who during the past 100 episodes of Reality Bomb. We also talk to Tom Dickinson, Alyssa Franke and Rachel Donner about the future of Doctor Who and its fandom. And Verity!'s Deborah Stanish interviews Joy, Graeme and Alex Kennard about Reality Bomb and what goes on behind the scenes to make the podcast over the past nine years. And we have the return of...

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Reality Bomb - a Doctor Who podcast

On the ninety-ninth edition of Reality Bomb, Ncuti Gatwa is the Doctor and Graeme Burk talks to Dominic G. Martin and Sage Young about what Ncuti might bring to the role and what to expect about future Doctor Who. Joy Piedmont chats with Mikey Williams about Ncuti and the experiences working on set on Sex Education. Evan Teng brings us to Victorian Yorkshire as the quirky and delightful Matt Smith era story The Crimson Horror comes to the Gallery of the Underrated. We even have late-breaking news as Kim Rogers and Max Kashevsky discuss the announcement that David Tennant and Catherine Tate are...

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On the ninety-eighth edition of Reality Bomb, Graeme Burk hoists the mainsails to talk to Priya Deonarain, Katy Beth Schmid and Sarah Murphy about pirates, Sea Devils, history, Thasmin and what worked (and didn't) about The Legend of the Sea Devils. We're going to a future with teleportation and Ice Warriors when Philip Lawrence brings The Seeds of Death to the Gallery of the Underrated. And brace yourselves! Lacy Baugher-Milas and Joy Piedmont are answering the hard questions (and even harder math) when Is This Rumour Hot or Not? returns! All this plus, it's time to go to church to worship...

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On the ninety-seventh edition of Reality Bomb, we're going somewhere we've never gone before as a podcast... a discussion about bringing back classic monsters as Graeme Burk talks to Stacey Smith? and Priya Deonarain about whether, when and how to bring menaces from the past back to our screens. There's Vardans and Time Lords and a TARDIS interior looking like a hospital as Inside Soap editor, author and critic Gary Gillatt brings The Invasion of Time to the Gallery of the Underrated. And with the Gallifrey One convention returning after a year off due to the pandemic, Joy Piedmont offers a...

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On the ninety-sixth edition of Reality Bomb, guest host Sage Young is talking with Max Kashevsky and Kayti Burt about the 2022 New Years special Eve of the Daleks, about rom com time loops and much more. Adrienne Enderle stops by to discuss Queen Victoria's how mishap with a lycanthrope led to the creation of Torchwood when Tooth and Claw comes to the Gallery of the Underrated. And this is not a drill! Thasmin is a thing! It's real! And Lacy Baugher-Milas and KatyBeth Schmid are here to parse it out. Plus some soliloquys about the happenings in the world of Doctor Who!

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On the ninety-fifth edition of Reality Bomb, we're talking about all things Flux: the uber-serialized nature of it, the characters, how the Doctor's new backstory works in it... all the things. It's a deep dive into the special serial that made up Series 13 with Kayti Burt, Evan Teng and KatyBeth Schmid. We also talk with author Paul Hayes about his new book and the obstacles the show faced in coming back to TV in the late '90s including a Doctor Who film in development hell, confusion about the rights to the series and indifference within BBC culture to science fiction. And writer and...

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On the ninety-fourth edition of Reality Bomb, we're doing a live episode on Zoom where Graeme Burk and Joy Piedmont are joined by panelists Sage Young, KatyBeth Schmid, Max Curtis and Bill Evenson to talk about Chris Chibnall's legacy on Doctor Who. Plus a surprise (perhaps not really) guest brings the 1965 story The Rescue to the Gallery of the Underrated. And the panel plays "Would I Lie 'Bout Doctor Who With You" with special guest Alex Kennard. And Kim Rogers joins us for comedy and listeners Q and A. It's the best way to enjoy the 58th anniversary of Doctor Who!

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Reality Bomb - a Doctor Who podcast

NPR Books Editor Petra Mayer, who has been a longtime contributor to Reality Bomb, died suddenly on November 13. In this special episode Graeme Burk is joined by the Verity! podcast's Deb Stanish to remember Petra and the special enthusiasm she had for Doctor Who. We revisit the highlights of Petra's 26 appearances on the program, and represent four complete segments including Petra's first time on the program, doing a Gallery of the Underrated on the Sylvester McCoy story The Happiness Patrol way back in episode 013 (July 2014); Petra's stinging critique of the lack of women writers in Doctor...

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On the ninety-third edition of Reality Bomb, we have a super-sized episode that first of all takes a deep dive into the marketing and promotion of Doctor Who -- talking about what's working and what disasters have befallen the show's promotion in the lead-up to the new season with Alex Kennard, Lori Steuart and Max Curtis. We also have spoons as a musical instrument and malapropisms in abundance as Time and the Rani comes to the Gallery of the Underrated with Marvel Comics' legendary editor Tom Breevort. And Priya Deonarain talks about what she's looking forward to when Flux comes to our...

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On the seventy-eighth edition of Reality Bomb, Lacy Baugher and Sage Young come together one last time to discuss the final episodes of series 12, the finale, the change to the Doctor's backstory and more. Joy Piedmont gets Graeme Burk to sit on the other side of the microphone alongside Robert Smith? to discuss their new episode guide to the modern series, Who is the Doctor 2. And the AV Club's Caroline Siede stops by the Gallery of the Underrated to discuss the Matt Smith / James Corden bromance-with-Cybermen, Closing Time. Plus we go behind the scenes at a Big Finish production meeting!

Be well, stay safe everybody.