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Podcast: Obliged to Mobilize Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe add a new member of the tower crew to spice things up, talk about how and why aliens might walk among us, how a toilet of infamy found it’s way to New Jersey, and then try to teach us something about World War I, which isn’t […]

Podcast: Drunken Scrooging Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe try to teach The Repeater the true meaning of Christmas, but alcohol and a menacing robot get in the way. You know, same as every year. Merry F**kin’ Christmas! Tweet

Podcast: Santa-tized Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, we dive into our Christmas festivities by pointing out that “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer” is a terrible, terrible story to tell children, and then go into Christmas myths that aren’t quite as jolly as our modern society is used to. Show Notes: Intro – […]

Doctor Who’s Christmas Special 2010

Yesterday aired “A Christmas Carol,” the first Doctor Who Christmas special in the new Matt Smith era … and it got to me. So good. I usually don’t like the heart-string-tug job movies very much, but at Christmas I let my guard down and fully embrace it. Hello George Bailey, hello Santa. And yes, I […]

Doctor Who’s Christmas Special 1965

Tomorrow marks the 45th anniversary of William Hartnell, the original Doctor Who, breaking the “fourth wall” of television — he looked straight into the camera and dared Britain to have a happy Christmas. Not a generic, safe, bland, politicaly correct “happy holiday.” No, he wished them a good solid actual matter-of-fact Christmas.  The man had […]