The Doctor's Companions Ep. 38: A Christmas Carol


Tish, Juliana, and Linda talk about the Season 6 Christmas special, “A Christmas Carol”. The Doctor is at his most adorable this Christmas as he messes with the laws of time, unfreezes an opera singer, and tries to get a grumpy old man laid. We talk about the true meaning of Christmas, what we'd do with our last day, and Tish's connection to The Doctor(s) via her job!


We asked you: What would your pirate name be?


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This Week in the Movies: Able-bodied Actors in Disabled Roles and Separating a Movie from its Controversy


Tish and Juliana talk about what’s new in the movies this week; Brie Larson has been cast as Captain Marvel, people with disabilities are being left out of diversity conversations, and how can you form an opinion about a movie free from outside influence?

Links
Able-bodied Actors and Disability Drag: Why Disabled Roles are Only for Disabled Performers [Roger Ebert]
What Will It Take for Hollywood to Cast More Actors with Disabilities? [Boston Magazine]
Doctor Who: Disabled actor cast “To reflect the world we live in!” Praiseworthy or patronising? [UnrealityTV]
What It Feels Like for a Girl: Mustang Director Deniz Gamze Erg├╝ven on Cinema's Ignorance of the Female Experience [Tribeca]

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The Doctor's Companions Ep. 37: I Wear a Fez Now



Tish, Juliana, and Linda talk about Season 5, Episode 12 “The Pandorica Opens” and Episode 13 “The Big Bang”. We marvel at Moffat's ability to play the long game as details from the past season come together and we try to keep track of all the time jumps and alternate timelines as Amy dies, Rory waits, River shows no mercy, and The Doctor crashes the wedding. 

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The Doctor's Companions Ep. 36: The Ultimate Ginger


Tish, Juliana, and Linda talk about Season 5, Episode 10 “Vincent and the Doctor” and Episode 11 “The Lodger”. Love is in the air; Amy and Vincent, Craig and Sophie, Tish and Eleven. We try to figure out why van Gogh is so great, agree we wouldn't fall for the intercom alien lure, and point out that creepy painting in Craig's hallway!

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In the Movies Ep. 24: Ruby Sparks & Manic Pixie Dream Girls


Tish and Juliana talk about Ruby Sparks and the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope. Things get meta with a woman writing about a man writing about his perfect woman, we give you relationship advice from two old spinsters, and we break down what the MPDG trope means to us, young girls, and men.

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The Doctor's Companions Ep. 35: I Dressed for Rio!


Tish, Juliana, and Linda talk about Season 5, Episode 8 “The Hungry Earth” and Episode 9 “Cold Blood”. While Amy insists that a leather jacket and boots are what all Brazilians are wearing these days, we discuss how we could share Earth with Silurians (or other human-animal hybrids) and then we mourn Rory's second death.

We asked you: Which is you favorite baddie?

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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Advance Screening Review // In the Movies Podcast



It was hilarious and, thankfully, nothing like the book!

Dana Schwartz tweets about the book:
https://twitter.com/DanaSchwartzzz/status/743846935921033216
And the article she was researching it for:
http://observer.com/2016/06/mike-and-dave-need-a-gender-studies-course/
Read some of the book on Amazon to see what we mean:
https://www.amazon.ca/Mike-Dave-Need-Wedding-Dates/dp/1476760071/

The Doctor's Companions Ep. 34: Venetians Can Swim


Tish, Juliana, and Linda talk about Season 5, Episode 6 “The Vampires of Venice” and Episode 7 "Amy's Choice”. The Doctor and Rory compete to win most adorable dork in our hearts and Amy dresses her boys like a Peruvian folk band.

Who News
Emmys [Variety]
Sonic Screwdriver [Amazon]

We asked you: Which artist from history would you like to see The Doctor visit?


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