we attempt to remember how to cast our pods, this episode has everything: foucault, homophobia, racism, helvetica neue and we talk about how the timeless children additions to canon make the doctor one of us, one of us, ONE OF US
we are BEGGING lord byron to shut up, we share DW staff rumors to try and manifest them into reality, and we stand in awe of both mary shelley's and maxine alderton's brilliance.
c/w: we briefly talk about miscarriages in the black archive.
we react to the series 13 festive special, revolution of the daleks !!
we SAID go re-read nicole's article on color blind casting in doctor who. for good health. pass it along...
Kane is a Karen, this script needs to just pick ONE side story, and yaz 100% says f*ck,
gums OUT evergreen tweet brought to you by Black TARDIS: https://twitter.com/BlackTARDIS/status/1216785341937381376?s=20
white lady dread adjacent hairstyles, we love backpack, and the communists (r)evolution from i am to WE ARE clever.
as promised...communist cat meme for your entertainment: https://twitter.com/anne_theriault/status/1283485518685249536/photo/1
if you've been thinking "wow, i miss TQA and also would love to hear their nonsense, but about classic who," have we got the episode for you! this is a TQA special about the Seventh Doctor story, "the curse of fenric." our friends from reality bomb have graciously given us permission to share this bonus episode that we recorded for Who for Schools last year.
this week, we're sharing a recording of our live stream from the black girls create #kumbaakickback! we've been saying we're going to do it, and we finally did: we sorted all the nuwho doctors and companions into their Hogwarts houses. it's a mess -- enjoy. :)
(ps:: if you'd rather watch the livestream/see the awesome slideshow katelyn prepared for the event, you can! https://youtu.be/R8stgYQ0Fg8)
some english major catnip. nationalism is the demon. and Nani is always right.
SYFY Wire Interview: https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/doctor-whos-segun-akinola-on-scoring-the-13th-doctors-adventures
BBC Interview: https://www.doctorwho.tv/news/?article=segun-akinola-scoring-series-11#_
Donna Noble is forever a GIFT, Wilfred Mott is a bucket of adorable smiles and Black Lives Matter.
To Donate and support people arrested for demanding justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, & all victims of police violence:
A fate worse than marriage by Carmen Maria Machado
TARDIS Helpline Bling, Brenna does the math that they do for us in the next episode, Moffat STILL has a scaling problem, and how DARE you use the theater against the gays!!!
Rebecca's really thoughtful and straight fire post: “I’m her best enemy”: Viewing the development of the Doctor/Master relationship as a disabled woman
we yell about burning capitalism in a cleansing fire, blasting ableism off the face of the planet, retiring those tired gender norms, and putting racism in a civic to fuck. off.
Jamie Mathieson's writing on the creation of this episode:
the doctor and bill look extremely, so precious in their period costumes, sarah dollard returns (long may she reign), and we persist in having more than three top three moments.
Amanda's super kick ass TARDIS Talk presentation:
Bill got Lewks™for all seasons, MURRAY GOLD RELEASE THE SERIES 10 SOUNDTRACK CHALLENGE, and Heather has a white supremacy in her eye.
Listen to Connie Gibbs’ fantastic episode on The Moment podcast:
River is Space Lady Indiana Jones, Murray Gold comes for us yet again, and they lived happily ever after.
TARBIS discusses all things River Song: http://blackgirlscreate.org/tarbis/2018/7/tarbis-companion-series-river-song
This is the Gallifrey Way, Capapi's Slytherin is showing, and Clara flies off into the intergalactic sunset with her companion boo.
Fantastic article by the brilliant Nicole (aka Black TARDIS): https://www.denofgeek.com/us/tv/doctor-who/285363/doctor-who-the-complications-of-color-blind-casting
We jump into depression, Murray Gold's finest hour, and a 4,567,876,543 foot thick wall.
Terminus Podcast -- Episode 32 -- The Spark Joy Series: The Room is Yours: Heaven Sent: http://terminus.libsyn.com/terminus-podcast-episode-32-the-spark-joy-series-the-room-is-yours-heaven-sent
Rachel Talalay's notes on Heaven Sent:
The return of Rigsy, a more gay script than we remembered, and we made this sweater out of our tears.
Face the Raven script:
Blogtor Who interview with Sarah Dollard:
A metaphor as flat as a pancake, Capapi knows best, and we take this episodes “assimilation or bust” sign and burn it in a cleansing fire.
Terminus Podcast -- Episode 15 – Pod People: The Zygon Invasion & The Zygon Inversion:
Evil ponytails, poncing about on a big plane, and we all become mini experts in French Post-structuralism.
The DuVernay Test:
The 5 Questions. Your answers decide how movies/shows rate on diversity & racial representation.
Sophie Stone kicks the most ass, Late-Capitalism claims its worthiest victim yet, and the Doctor's cards tell us that "It was my fault. I should have known you didn't live in Aberdeen!"
Toby Whithouse interview:
The Terminus podcast episode we mentioned talking about Clara's Icarus fate.
Clara gets shoved into a hole AND a Dalek, the Doctor gives A Word™, and Davros breaks down the Doctor to their bare essentials.
n/b: it looks like the OP deleted the "you wrote zuko's redemption arc, but you couldn't write your own, huh?" tweet in response to this apology, but trust us -- it was funny. https://twitter.com/aaronehasz/status/1192684376015785984
Missy continues to be iconic, another Capapi moment for the books, and he bladin!
CodeSwitch episode on horror trope where Black guy gets killed off first:
It's our first Christmas episode!! Listen to us mock Moffat for making stale Inception jokes as we make even staler ones! Also, Clara is bafflingly good at maths and there is an unforgivable amount of Ghostbusters and Mariah Carey erasure.
Michelle Gomez invents the Scottish accent, fake baby packing heat, and drunk Cybertoddlers face the harsh light of day.
Listen to TARBIS talk Angels Take Manhattan in their latest Blue Ballot Box episode:
Mary Poppins: Queen of Evil, a sneak peek of the Sorting Fez™️, and Moffat wants somebody to step on his neck.
Read Amani's defense of Danny Pink:
teeny tiny pocket TARDIS, Joivan Wade brings us joi, and a YEET! through time and space
James Baldwin at the Cambridge Debates (1965)
Saussure's first proper mindfuck for us all, the image that strikes fear into the hearts of all of Brenna's students: https://www.people.iup.edu/sherwood/images/saussure-arbor.gif
The cutest evil robot you've ever seen, rules on dating my (space) daughter, and other nonsense.
Don't forget to go read Nicole's post about series 8 on Black TARDIS: https://blackinspaceandti.me/2019/02/season-8/#more-313
Team Time Heist QTs rob a bank, Mozart nerds get vindication at last, and Karabraxos can step on our necks.
ETA: the link to the most enduring squabble for the British Museum, The Elgin Marbles: https://www.britishmuseum.org/about_us/news_and_press/statements/parthenon_sculptures.aspx
also, it may be hidden behind a paywall, but here is the current director's most recent statement on repatriating looted artifacts, which was prompted by Macron making moves to return stolen artifacts: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/27/arts/design/macron-report-restitution-precedent.html
tl;dr - "these are ours now and you can suck it."
From bb Doctor to Doctor Capapi, this episode has it all. The SPOOKY™. The SPACE SUIT™. The SPEECH™
Evidence Peter Capaldi is a real one:
In this episode, we discuss the debut of Peter Capaldi's turn as The Doctor. The one where The Doctor speaks Dinosaur, Strax works towards his aerial silks ambition, and we thank the good Time Lords for the respite from compulsory heteronormativity.
Welcome to The Queer Archive: A Queer and Feminist Doctor Who Podcast.
Here is a sneak peak of our first episodes and what to expect from this rewatch podcast. Hope you join us next week as we start with the 12th Doctor's first episode, Deep Breath.
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