[Curated from various comments and notes from the previous posts]
THE FINALE: The Lie of the Timeless Child
[First posted April 2021] This is the end, but the moment has been prepared for and prepared for again. The epic 6 part finale, spanning decades of lore, dozens of episodes, and the incredible, satisfying-yet-subversive conclusion of every thread we've been tugging on all this time. I hope you're lying comfortably.
Mary’s Story: I Am Great Ozymandias, Saith the Stone
[First posted March 2021] Time will be rewritten. Not one line, but all of it, always, all the time. Everything has happened before and all will happen again much the same and much more different. You think your memories are wrong but they're not. The past is just like that.
Can You Hear Me? Doctor Who and the Problem of Evil
[First posted March 2021] She who fights with gods take care lest she be held to their standards.
Praxeus: Fake Plastic Earth
[First posted March 2021] Like many stories this era, and all stories which engage with the politics of the world today, Praxeus is telling a global story. But what does that look like, and how is it done well?
Fugitive of the Judoon: The Book of Ruth
[First posted in March 2021] 'Who is Doctor Who?' is the big question this series, so let's dive deep on that. Who is Doctor Who? And is she really the same person as herself?
Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror: Great Men and Great History
[First posted in February 2021] The history of mankind is the history of a few kind men. Do not be convinced that you need ever know more than the names of a few dozen dudes. It's all about them.
Orphan 55: Climate Chaos in Cardiff
[First posted February 2021] Orphan 55 is just unfinished. Every conversation about it has to start there. But that doesn't have to be a dead end.
Spyfall 2: It’s Time She Spent Some Time Alone
[First posted February 2021] We follow up on last week's cliffhanger by asking why, a full series into the Thirteenth Doctor's run, we still don't feel like we know her, and what is to be done.
Spyfall 1: It’s the End of the World as We Know It
[First posted January 2021] In this first half of the epic two-part opener, we chat about parody, Bond, and narrative collapse. And we first feel the rumble of the coming storm.