Bridging the Rift #18: Tennant Retrospective

March 29, 2010

Subwave Network album artNat and Katrina are joined by Kelsey from Tennantcast to look back on David Tennant’s four years as The Doctor.

We discuss themes across his Doctor’s stories and series, debate our differing opinions of his Doctor, and look at fan reactions during different points in his run.

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Show Notes

Introduction

@ 1 minute – We introduce Kelsey from the David Tennant fan podcast, TennantCast:
http://tennantcast.com/
http://twitter.com/TennantCast
http://twitter.com/seekelseytweet

Main Discussion – David Tennant Retrospective

@ 2 minutes 5 seconds – Starting with reactions when David Tennant was announced as Christopher Eccleston’s replacement, we look back at 4 years of David Tennant as The Tenth Doctor.

David Tennant’s letter to himself as a child, foreword to The Complete Specials DVD:
http://www.smallbeer.info/2010/03/complete-specials-foreword-by-david.html

The cutest Doctor ever:
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h149/Takeshi666/hartnell_dalek.png

Next Time

@ 1 hour 3 minutes – Next time we’ll be talking about the new Chicks Dig Time Lords essay collection, out now from Mad Norwegian Press:
http://www.madnorwegian.com/product.php?item=chicks

If you have any feedback about anything we’ve discussed, you can spend messages on Twitter directed @BridgingTheRift, comment on this blog post or send short MP3 feedback to our GoogleMail address.

Trocking Out – Regeneration Is Useless

@ 1 hour 3 minutes 50 seconds – As we decided that David Tennant was the most emotional Doctor, we trock out with some self-described Emo Trock, Regeneration Is Useless (With Two Broken Hearts) by The Medusa Cascade:
http://www.myspace.com/themedusacascademusic

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Bridging the Rift #17: Live from LA

March 5, 2010

Subwave Network album artRecorded live from Nat’s hotel room at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott on Sunday the 28th of February, Nat, Katrina and Erik discuss the highlights of the 21st Gallifrey One Convention having just attended its closing ceremony.

We also discuss the fan creativity we witnessed and the Gally Podcasting Summit held during the convention.

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Show Notes

Introduction

@ 1 minute – Katrina, Nat and Erik reveal they’re recording live from Gallifrey Blackjack 21!
http://gallifreyone.com/

Main Discussion – Our Gallifrey One, Blackjack 21

@ 1 minute 50 seconds – We discuss the highlights of our Gally experience:

The official photo archive:
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=9719

Patrick Salsbury’s photos:
http://reality.sculptors.com/gallery/view_album.php?set_albumName=GallifreyOne2010

Miz Lia’s photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/princeherbert/tags/gallifreyone/

Tommy Knight’s Gally ribbon kilt:
http://twitpic.com/15yp2c
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10306
http://reality.sculptors.com/gallery/view_photo.php?set_albumName=Gallifrey2010People&id=P1160641

Podcast Summit:
http://twitpic.com/15oxxq
http://www.radiofreeskaro.com/2010/02/28/radio-free-skaro-186-the-yalta-conference/

Chicks Dig Time Lords:
http://www.madnorwegian.com/product.php?item=chicks
http://michaeldthomas.livejournal.com/181281.html
Edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea.

Fan Art Panel
http://twitpic.com/15pqhy
http://twitpic.com/15ps58
Aimee Major:
http://aimeekitty.livejournal.com/
http://aimeemajor.com/
Jean Kang:
http://bluejeanius.livejournal.com/
Sarah Airriess:
http://twirlynoodle.livejournal.com/

Fan Reactions to Character Deaths panel write up:
http://rm.livejournal.com/1806944.html

Rob Shearman – Love Songs For The Shy And Cynical:
http://www.bigfinish.com/ranges/love-songs-for-the-shy-and-cynical

Paul Cornell’s Just A Minute with Katy Manning:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0L105s37T8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1yCiWlSoOw

Graeme Harper kaffeeklatsch and RFS interview:
http://twitpic.com/15pb8u
http://twitpic.com/15r8l4

Louise Page talks to costumers and gives out samples:
http://twitpic.com/15xtm8
http://twitpic.com/15xtpg
http://photos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs515.snc3/27055_10100346074840061_2057036_65383975_1257727_n.jpg

Knitters:
http://twitpic.com/15ham6
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y84/HitsHerMark/Doctor%20Who/Gally21/2c4a49f5-1-1.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y84/HitsHerMark/Doctor%20Who/Gally21/a4284feb.jpg
Knitted Doctors:
http://twitpic.com/16u5ln
http://twitpic.com/16u5px
http://twitpic.com/16u5sm

Costumes:

The Masquerade:
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=9719&g2_page=16
http://reality.sculptors.com/gallery/view_album.php?set_albumName=Gallifrey2010Costumes&page=3

The full sized Dalek and the baby Daleks:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNJH8mhe18A
http://twitpic.com/15rsyb
http://twitpic.com/15rv91
Katy and Georgia get intimate with the Dalek:
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10618

Dog K9:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/princeherbert/4409963586/
http://twitpic.com/15p9z4
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10252

The Unsung Hero:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9KMGCFfimg
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10548

There’s Something On Their Backs…
http://twitpic.com/15oulh
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10604
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10506
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10468
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10764
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10460

Oodicrously good costumes:
http://twitpic.com/15thqs
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10534
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10664
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10658
http://gallifre.nexcess.net/photos/main.php?g2_itemId=10608

Eleven sonics the Tribble:
http://twitpic.com/15ye2v

Impossible Planet Spacesuit Doctor:
http://twitpic.com/15koky

Close-ups on the Tritovore and Swarm costume from the masquerade:
http://twitpic.com/166lhr
http://twitpic.com/166lja
http://twitpic.com/166lkd

Big Finish companions:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/princeherbert/4409924720/

Ace and Nyssa costumes as mentioned:
http://twitpic.com/15iuvx
http://www.flickr.com/photos/princeherbert/4409966880/
http://twitpic.com/15zwvs

How To Hear More

@ 29 minute 40 seconds – Back home in Nottingham, Nat tells you how to hear more from Gallifrey 21, including the audio of the Podcast Summit:

Podcast Summit Audio:
http://www.radiofreeskaro.com/2010/02/28/radio-free-skaro-186-the-yalta-conference/

Radio Free Skaro Daily Gally Episodes:
http://www.radiofreeskaro.com/2010/02/25/radio-free-skaro-183-the-elephant-in-the-room/
http://www.radiofreeskaro.com/2010/02/26/radio-free-skaro-184-feasts-of-stevens/
http://www.radiofreeskaro.com/2010/02/27/radio-free-skaro-185-bo-sco-fo-do-no-kro-blo-co-sho-ro/
http://www.radiofreeskaro.com/2010/03/01/radio-free-skaro-187-loads-of-pace-and-energy/

Trocking Out – Right Said Moff

@ 30 minute 40 seconds – We trock out to a parody of the Bernard Cribbins song, Right Said Fred. If you’re in the UK and you want to help Wilfred Mott,1960’s movie companion Tom Campbell, voice of the Wombles and all round National Treasure Bernard Cribbins make it back into the top 40 and possibly even to number one, join the Facebook campaign and make sure you download Right Said Fred from iTunes in the week of the 7th to the 13th of March. It’s only 79p after all!
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=269067208538
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5XX9LX2es4
http://www.last.fm/music/Bernard+Cribbins/_/Right+Said+Fred

The song comes from the highly recommended satirical Doctor Who podcast Tachyon TV who, as well as being at Gally this year, have also just released a compilation of all their clever parody songs from previous episodes: Tachyon TV the Album. Download it from iTunes now or go to:
http://tachyon-tv.co.uk/
http://tachyon-tv.co.uk/podcasts/tachyontvalbum.mp3
http://twitter.com/tachyontv