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Mutter's Spiral Podcast

Mutter's Spiral Podcast
Description:
A discussion podcast about Doctor Who, the long running British television show. Will and John review the latest episode and provide commentary on the latest happenings in the Who-niverse.

Homepage: http://muttersspiral.wordpress.com

RSS Feed: http://muttersspiral.libsyn.com/rss

Mutter's Spiral Podcast Statistics
Episodes:
299
Average Episode Duration:
45:23
Longest Episode Duration:
2:30:13
Total Duration of all Episodes:
9 days, 10 hours, 11 minutes and 50 seconds
Earliest Episode:
11 September 2017 (6:27pm GMT)
Latest Episode:
31 July 2017 (3:59pm GMT)
Average Time Between Episodes:
8 days, 19 hours, 9 minutes and 6 seconds

Mutter's Spiral Podcast Episodes

  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 141 - Kayti Burt on Comic Con & Doctor Who

    31 July 2017 (3:59pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 58 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is excited to have Kayti Burt, Associate Editor of Den of Geek, join us to discuss her time at this year's San Diego Comic Con! 2017 SDCC featured a great Doctor Who panel with Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas, Michelle Gomez, Mark Gatiss, and, of course, head writer and showrunner Steven Moffat. They discussed the upcoming Christmas special "Twice Upon a Time" as well as the end of their era of Doctor Who. Kayti was at the panel AND did press interviews with everyone, so we're thrilled to have her back to share her experiences!

    We'll also talk about the Britbox Classic Doctor Who panel with Colin Baker, Sophie Aldred, and Peter Davison, all of whom she interviewed, and the controversial remarks from Mr. Davison about the naming of the new Doctor, Jodie Whittaker.

    Kayti will share her thoughts about Jodie Whittaker's taking over the reins of WHO, plus we'll talk about some of other shows she covered at SDCC, including Outlander, The Expanse, and BIG FAVORITE of both John and me, WYNONNA EARP.

    It's a really fun and informative interview, and we hope you enjoy it!

    This episode sadly starts on a more somber note, as we note the passing of two important members of the Whovian family - Deborah Watling, who delighted us all as Victoria Waterfield, companion to Second Doctor, and Trevor Baxter, Professor George Litefoot of "The Talons of Weng-Chiang" as well as the highly successful audio series "Jago & Litefoot" for Big Finish.

    We'll have additional tributes to Ms. Watling over the next two weeks, as we will be both reposting our review of "Tomb of the Cybermen", one of her most famous stories, as well as posting a new review of "Web of Fear".



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 140 - Kim & Sage from Head Over Feels on Series 10

    24 July 2017 (4:52pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes and 33 seconds

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    It's a double shot of DOCTOR WHO discussion this week on the MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast! We have our great friends Kim Rogers & Sage Young of HeadOverFeels.com back with us to discuss their thoughts on Series 10 of DOCTOR WHO - they liked a lot (Sarah Dollard, Rona Munro, Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Michelle Gomez), but they were also really disappointed with how the character of Bill was handled and treated. They pull no punches in their critique, which is great - their love for the show and for Bill is evident in their high expectations and honest appraisal of how it all went.

    BUT, before the series 10 recap, we jump FORWARD in time to discuss the naming of JODIE WHITTAKER as the 13th Doctor with KIM (flying solo this time) - we get her reactions and thoughts on how Jodie will do, plus Kim gives a great and impassioned exhortation about the need for more women of color in the Whoniverse as well as her dream for DOCTOR WHO to be an incubator of new and diverse talent, both on screen and off.

    SO - it's 36 minutes with Kim on Jodie Whittaker followed by an hour of Kim & Sage on Series 10 - a double-header of WHO content this week!

    NOTES: This episode has some EXPLICIT language, so be warned. :) That "E" is there for a reason this week!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 139 - JODIE WHITTAKER IS THE NEW DOCTOR!

    18 July 2017 (4:04pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 14 seconds

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    JODIE WHITTAKER is the 13th DOCTOR! This exciting news was announced this past Sunday by the BBC, and we're back on this episode of MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast to discuss, expound, and squee joyfully about it! We talk about our reaction, including our joyous shock that the exciting choice was made - to select a staggeringly talented young FEMALE actor to take over the iconic role. We'll talk about Jodie's CV, our experience with her work, and also how much of the Steven Moffat era led to this momentous choice. Please have a listen!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 138 - Series 10 REVIEW

    13 July 2017 (4:45pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes and 44 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back with its review of Series 10 of DOCTOR WHO! We'll talk all about what we loved (Capaldi, Pearl, Michelle Gomez, Sarah Dollard, Rona Munro) in Series 10 as well as what we did NOT care for (THE MONKS, the BBC publicity department who spoiled John Simm's return). We'll dive into our favorite episodes and moments while also talking about those that left us wanting. We'll also talk a bit about expectations for the Christmas special. Please have a listen!

    NOTE: This was recorded BEFORE ep 137 that was posted on Monday.



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 137 - Kathleen Schowalter on "The Doctor Falls"

    10 July 2017 (3:39pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 17 minutes and 4 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is STILL talking about "The Doctor Falls", and this time we've got our friend Kathleen Schowalter joining us to offer her insights and viewpoints!

    We loved talking Who with Kathleen in her first appearance on the podcast, so this seemed like a great time to have her back on, in the wake of the finale. She brings up some areas of discussion that John and I didn't go over (or just missed) in our recap, and her intelligence and perspective is a great catalyst for conversation! We really enjoyed making this episode, and it should be a fun and thought-provoking experience for you, dear listener! So, please check it out!!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 136 - "The Doctor Falls"

    3 July 2017 (3:50pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes and 53 seconds

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    Well, that was quite a finale, wasn't it? MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast will talk all about the epic "The Doctor Falls", written by Steven Moffat, directed by Rachel Talalay, and of course starring the glorious cast of Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas, Michelle Gomez, and John Simm, on this week's episode. We'll discuss what we loved, liked and didn't care for in the story while talking about how it fit in the season as a whole as well as the entire Moffat canon. We will gush a lot (as we do), but we'll also discuss some of the more problematic elements. Of course, there's also trivia!

    Please have a listen!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 135 - "World Enough and Time"

    26 June 2017 (4:07pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 11 minutes and 1 second

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    OMG! WTF? WHAT? WHAT? MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is AGOG over the action-packed jaw-dropping penultimate episode of Series 10 (and part 1 of the series finale) "World Enough and Time", written by Steven Moffat and directed by Rachel Talalay! We will discuss all of the amazing goings-on from this shattering episode. John was mesmerized by the impact of the story, while the amount of pre-episode spoilage I'd suffered muted my reactions to a varying degree. We'll go over everything - the great performances and direction, the surprises, the revelations, and where we think the finale will go from here. Plus, there's trivia, as always!

    Please have a listen!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 134 - "The Eaters of Light"

    19 June 2017 (3:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 42 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast this week talks all about "The Eaters of Light", episode 10 of Series 10 (or 36) of DOCTOR WHO. This episode marks the return of classic series writer Rona Munro (Writer of "Survival", the final 7th Doctor story, which was also the final story of the first run of the series) to the WHO family. It's a story of Picts and Romans and Crows and Locusts which we both quite enjoyed. We'll talk about what we liked as well as what could have been a bit better for us. We'll also talk about how things stand heading into the HUGE 2-part finale that starts next week. Plus, there's trivia and a bit of news!

    Please have a listen!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 133 - "Empress of Mars"

    12 June 2017 (4:10pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 4 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast this week talks all about "Empress of Mars", Series 10, Episode 9 written by Mark Gatiss, a delightful homage to Classic Doctor Who. The story has Ice Warriors, Victorian Soldiers on Mars, and even a cameo by Alpha Centauri herself! Plus, some interesting Missy interaction to discuss and ponder what it could mean for the rest of the season. Plus, there's trivia (including a failure on my part that still has me marinating in shame) and news.

    NOTE/CORRECTION on the NEWS bit - we talk about Russell T Davies giving a quote about the next Doctor. I got the quote wrong on the podcast - I read it as "I know who HE (the next Doctor) is" instead of the correct "I know who IT is" (that has been cast as the next Doctor). So, that's my screwup (based on my belief that the BBC will go male AGAIN, due to their hidebound stodginess), and I apologize. My hope is that I'll be proven wrong about the BBC (and to be fair, I'm OFTEN WRONG) and can happily proclaim as much in the future.

    Please have a listen!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 132 - "The Lie of the Land"

    5 June 2017 (2:34pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 55 minutes and 21 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast this week addresses "The Lie of the Land", the finale to the Monks trilogy, written by Toby Whithouse and directed by Wayne Yip. We were both less than enthused by this episode individually as well as in its role as the culmination of the three-part story. We will go in depth about what didn't work at all for us (as well as some stuff we did like - Missy, Bill's Mom). John also makes some good points about how and why the trilogy doesn't hold together for him (nor me). I lament the loss of the early-season momentum and express my dislike of the Monks in general as foes for the Doctor. There's also trivia, of course!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 131 - "The Pyramid at the End of the World"

    30 May 2017 (3:50pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 59 minutes and 12 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 131 talks all about "The Pyramid at the End of the World", written by Peter Harness & Steven Moffat, directed by Daniel Nettheim. It's part 2 of the "Monks" trilogy, and, candidly, it's not our favorite. John and I discuss what worked, what didn't, and the big flaws we each found in the episode. We will go into various theories we have, as well as real world issues that affected the creation of this episode, while holding out hope that Part 3 next week (and Toby Whithouse) can save this story.

    There's also discussion of the first batch of guests announced for 2018's Gallifrey One convention - classic stars, new series stars, writers, directors, and annual favorites of us all! Gally may be 9 months away, but we are already eagerly anticipating it!

    Of course, there's trivia (7 questions this week), a brief news recap, and a cat named Puncher makes his podcast debut! Please take a listen!

    Music: http://www.purple-planet.com



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 130 - "Extremis"

    24 May 2017 (4:57pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute and 21 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back, and we're discussing the mind-bending new DOCTOR WHO Episode "Extremis", written by Steven Moffat & directed by Daniel Nettheim (S 10 Ep 06). We will dive into the episode and look at it from every angle we can - both the flashbacks with Missy & Nardole (proxy for River) as well as the main thread of the story with Bill, Nardole, the Pope, Cardinal Angelo, CERN, et al. We pick at the details that tripped us up, potentially, and John gives me a great solution for one of the main troubles I had! We puzzle over how we'd react if we were in such a situation, as well. There's also of course trivia (and a puntastic opening). Plus...

    We have new theme music! It's a track called "Ecstasy" from Purple Planet:

    Music: http://www.purple-planet.com

    Check out their site, lots of cool stuff!

    Have a listen, won't you!

    PS - Sorry for the lateness this week - a cold got John! He's all better now.



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 129 - "Oxygen"

    15 May 2017 (4:54pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes and 37 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back, and we're almost breathless while talking about "Oxygen", Jamie Mathieson's stellar new story, the 5th episode of Series 10 of DOCTOR WHO. We both really enjoyed it, and we will discuss what excited us so. Plus, we'll talk about where we go from here as we head into the big 3-parter (and perhaps learn who's in the vault?)! It's easy to see there's a lot going on! Plus, there's trivia and discussion of the latest name in the Next Doctor sweepstakes.

    Take a listen, won't you?



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 128 - "Knock Knock"

    8 May 2017 (3:23pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 57 minutes and 33 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back to talk about "Knock Knock", the creepy 4th episode of Series 10 of DOCTOR WHO. The episode is particularly disturbing for one of us who has an issue with crawling bugs/monsters, so we will talk about this, as well as the magnificent performance from guest star David Suchet. We'll also discuss the references to GRANDFATHER and talk about just who might be in the vault!

    There's also trivia, news, and even a quick discussion of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! Please take a listen!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 127 - "Thin Ice"

    2 May 2017 (4:43pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 30 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back, and we're talking about "Thin Ice", the delightful 3rd episode of Series 10 of DOCTOR WHO, written by the amazing Sarah Dollard! John and I will talk all about Bill's first trip into the past and the lessons she learns from her tutor, the Doctor. This week, she sees some of the hard truths of the life she's embarked upon and has to confront death and suffering in a way she hasn't yet (i.e., as it happens directly in front of her).

    While there are many great and serious lines, speeches, and thoughts in this episode, there are just as many funny moments plus the continued great chemistry between Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie. We will rhapsodize over those, as well as giving well-deserved kudos to the costuming and the overall design of the episode, courtesy of Haley Nebauer and Michael Pickwoad, respectively.

    It's our favorite episode of the season, and one we both think will continue to delight us for years to come. Quintessential Doctor Who! Please have a listen, won't you?



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 126 - "Smile"

    24 April 2017 (4:28pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 23 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast returns to discuss "Smile" (by Frank Cottrell Boyce), episode 2 of Series 10 of DOCTOR WHO. John and I talk about Bill's first "official" trip in the TARDIS, and how her first off-world adventure compares to other "first trips" in the modern era (echoes of Rose, Amy, Clara) and what that could portend for the Doctor-Bill relationship as well as the rest of this series. We will go over the plot, noting similarities to many other works, both inside of DOCTOR WHO and outside, and give opinions on how well the story worked for us.

    We will also talk Ratings and the New Doctor Rumor Mill, and there's some excellent trivia this week - I'm forced to use "Eagles Math" to get my score over 50%!

    Have a listen, won't you?



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 125 - "The Pilot"

    17 April 2017 (4:01pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes and 44 seconds

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    DOCTOR WHO is finally back with SERIES 10! The show returns with a crackling episode called "The Pilot", and that's what we're discussing on this episode of the MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast!

    "The Pilot" begins the final series for Peter Capaldi as the Doctor (*CRY*), and it introduces us to the glorious Pearl Mackie as new companion Bill Potts! John and I will discuss Bill's initial meeting with the Doctor and the adventure that ensues. We ponder whether "The Pilot" lives up to its name (in a tv show sense - a first episode) as a good starting point for new viewers. We'll also note a copious amount of Easter Eggs (TIMELY) sprinkled throughout the episode as a treat for returning fans as well as potential clues to how Series 10 will develop. We'll talk about the return of Matt Lucas as Nardole and what role he plays, both within the narrative and from a production perspective.

    We will of course dive in to the meat of the episode itself - The Doctor becoming Bill's "tutor" and their relationship; Bill's encounters with Heather which leads to the encounters with the oil (water? Substance?) that ultimately absorbs Heather and sets out after Bill. There's a mysterious vault, some photographs from long ago, of both Bill's mother and of the Doctor's Family (SUSAN & River, but did we mention SUSAN?) and the fate of Heather and whether we will see her again (Magic 8-Ball says, "All signs point to YES").

    We will also talk about what the rest of Series 10 may hold and about that TRAILER - John Simm! REGENERATION! That leads into a discussion of the Kris Marshall rumors: IS he the next Doctor? If so, will we see him BEFORE Christmas? Are we being faked out by Moffat et al?

    And, TRIVIA is back! John has some excellent and interesting questions as always - I did ok on them - how will you do?

    All in all, it's a lot of excited chatter about Doctor Who & "The Pilot". We're excited the show is back, and we love discussing it with each other and hope it's a pleasant listening experience for you! Please try it and see (or should that be hear?)!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 124 - Series 10 Preview

    11 April 2017 (3:55pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes and 23 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back, just in time to preview SERIES 10 of DOCTOR WHO (the final Peter Capaldi series, *heavysadness*)! Join John and I as we delve into talking about what we can look for in Series 10 - episode by episode, storyline by storyline. We will talk about the upcoming debut of Pearl Mackie as Bill, and how Bill will fit on the show. We talk about the return of many old foes (including some "surprise" ones that have been revealed to the public already).

    We do talk in detail about each episode, so if you like to stay away from knowing too much, be forewarned. But, if you're like us and love to speculate and anticipate, then this will be right up your trap street!

    We will also discuss the return of Classic Doctor Who episodes to American streaming as BritBox debuts stateside, and we will discuss the sad passing of a great actor, Tim Pigott-Smith, from the classic era (and one of John's favorite stories, "The Masque of Mandragora"). Trivia will return next week with the episode recaps!

    We are VERY excited for Series 10, and we're excited to be back discussing them with each other and with you, dear listener! We hope you enjoy!!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 123 - Talking WHO with Kathleen Schowalter

    7 March 2017 (5:40pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes and 15 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast returns with a fun and thought-provoking deep dive into various DOCTOR WHO topics with our good friend Kathleen Schowalter! She's a brilliant PhD, she's a super analytical and thoughtful WHO fan, and she's a delight to talk to! We talk about her WHO "origin story", including: her initial fear of Tom Baker and how her feelings towards him have changed since she got back into WHO fandom in adulthood. We also talk more about how Joseph Campbell's "Hero's Journey" pertains to Doctor Who and the companions, building from the fascinating panel that she excelled on at Gallifrey One, as well as just which WHO story she feels is the BEST example of that in the WHO canon. We dive into favorite episodes, both classic and new, and she turns the tables on us with some thoughtful questions to John and me about our likes and dislikes in WHO.

    We also discuss the news of the return of the ORIGINAL Mondassian Cybermen to Series 10 for the first time in over 50 years since "The Tenth Planet" and how we all feel about their return (spoiler alert, we are almost as excited as Peter Capaldi - LOTS). We discuss the news of British Bookmakers shutting down wagering on the next Doctor after lots of money came in on Kris Marshall, and Kathleen and John help me figure out just who that is! We discuss what we think Chris Chibnall's WHO might look like as well.

    It's a really enjoyable and engrossing conversation to have participated in, and we hope listening to it is as pleasurable as recording it was! We're already looking forward to having Kathleen back on the show! Listen and find out why!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 122 - HEAD OVER FEELS returns for a GALLY One 2017 recap!

    27 February 2017 (6:22pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 15 seconds

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    We're back to the "real world" from a DELIGHTFUL GALLIFREY ONE Doctor Who Convention (the 28th!), and we're continuing recapping the con and keeping that GALLYLOVE vibe going with our great friends Sage Young and Kim Rogers of HeadOverFeels.com ! We'll focus on their throughts on this year's shindig and specifically their participation in panels, podcasts, games, cosplay, etc! Kim talks about her participation in Paul Cornell's "Would I Lie To You" game and her triumphant stint during "In Defense of..." PLUS her turn as the maniacally cruel BBC America executive during the live REALITY BOMB Podcast! Sage was dropping knowledge all weekend - she did a great mini-panel during REALITY BOMB as well as excelling on the Chibnall Era Transition and Class Is Now in Session panels! They'll tell us about the fantastic PUNK COMPANIONS cosplay that they and many of their friends did, too (it was AMAZING)!

    ALSO, check our main Libsyn page for the mini-podcasts from the weekend, including ones with Felicity Kusinitz and Deb Stanish of Verity!



  • GallifreyOne, Sunday Night with Awesome Fan Felicity

    24 February 2017 (11:34pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 10 minutes and 43 seconds

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    We finally get super fan Felicity on the show. One of our longest listening fans, we're delighted to finally have her on the show. She's been to GallifreyOne for 18 straight years. We talk about how it's changed over the years and what her weekend highlights were. Listen, won't you?



  • GallifreyOne- Sunday Night report

    23 February 2017 (8:25pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 9 minutes and 44 seconds

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    John and Will report from Sunday night of GallifreyOne in Los Angeles. Updating with their panel experiences. John moderates for the first time, Will sees some great panel games and we share our personal highlights.

    We we dedicate this podcast to Alyssa from Whovian Feminism and to Gallifrey Director, Shaun Lyon.



  • GallifreyOne Sunday Night with Deborah Stanish

    20 February 2017 (11:33am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 16 minutes and 59 seconds

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    Will and John are once again fortunate enough to spend time with Deborah Stanish of the Verity! Podcast to talk about her experience at GallifreyOne. We talk about the many fantastic panels she moderated and her highlights from the weekend. After we stopped recording, she realized she had forgotten to mention her installation as leader of the Tribe of Gum. (This is one of the more obscure Doctor Who/twitter references ever.) Were John and Will sober or spirited? Did the hotel Muzak bleed through into the interview? Does anyone ever sleep at Gally? Only one way to find out!



  • GallifreyOne Sunday Night with superfan Felicity.

    20 February 2017 (6:23am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

    We finally get super fan Felicity on the show. She's been

    to GallifreyOne for 18 straight years. We talk about how it's changed over the years and what her weekend highlights were. Listen, won't you.



  • Mutter's Spiral Sunday Night

    20 February 2017 (6:20am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

    John and Will report from Sunday night of GallifreyOne in Los Angeles. Updating with their panel experiences. John moderates for the first time, Will sees some great panel games and we share our personal highlights.

    We we dedicate this podcast to Alyssa from Whovian Feminism and to Gallifrey Director, Shaun Lyon.



  • GallifreyOne 2017 Friday Afternoon

    18 February 2017 (2:04am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 7 minutes and 4 seconds

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    Will and John talk about all the panels and people they've seen -at GallifreyOne 2017, the premiere Doctor Who convention- including panels on gender bending casting and the incomparable Lala Ward. Give us a listen won't you?



  • Live from Gallifrey 2017, Episode One, from Thursday night with Will and John

    17 February 2017 (8:41am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 3 minutes and 34 seconds

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    Will and John discuss their initial impressions on getting to Gallifrey 28 for 2017, the premiere Doctor Who convention in North America. Listen, won't you?



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 121 - GALLY ONE 2017 Preview with HEAD OVER FEELS

    13 February 2017 (5:16pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes and 31 seconds

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    IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME.... OF THE YEAR! That's right, it's February - time for another GALLIFREY ONE Doctor Who Convention (the 28th!), so this must be our annual preview episode with our great friends Sage Young and Kim Rogers of HeadOverFeels.com ! We'll discuss what everyone is doing (panels, cosplay, etc) at this year's Gally, as well as the other people, places, and things that we're looking forward to! Also, John and I will do a little intro about Gally in general for any listener who is going for the first time. It's a quick listen, just enough to get your juices flowing for the convention (HA - as if we aren't all amped up to 11 (or TWELVE) already! )

    ALSO, keep your eye on our main Libsyn page all weekend (as well as our Twitter feeds) for links to our podcasts from the convention!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 120 - SHERLOCK Series Rankings with Kayti Burt; Capaldi Announces Exit; Sir John Hurt Appreciation

    2 February 2017 (7:09pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute and 21 seconds

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    It's a jam-packed and bittersweet edition of the MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast this week! Our friend Kayti Burt joins us to talk all about SHERLOCK, as we discuss her great ranking of the show's episodes, from worst to best, that she did for Collider.com (Link HERE ). We've been trying to have her on for a couple of weeks, and we finally solved our usual tech issues to get her on the podcast! HOWEVER...

    In the interim from our original recording date to the actual date, several sad occurrences of various forms have happened:

    1. Peter Capaldi has announced that he's leaving DOCTOR WHO after the Christmas 2017 episode (Same time that Steven Moffat departs). We discuss his decision and talk about some of our favorites for #13.

    2. Even more sad is the news of the passing of the War Doctor, SIR JOHN HURT. We talk of his significance to all of WHO fandom as well as each of us individually (Especially John, as Sir John in many ways led him into Whovian fandom). We discuss the great privilege that John & I had of meeting him and interacting last year at Gallifrey One.

    SO - that leads to a 2 hour episode, but one that I think is one of our very best (and easily broken up into shorter chunks).

    As a bonus, you'll hear Sir John himself, doing 2 of WHO's most famous speeches: William Hartnell's farewell to Susan from "Dalek Invasion of Earth" (and "The Five Doctors") AND the 12th Doctor's exquisite speech from "The Zygon Inversion".

    PLEASE take a listen. Thanks!!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 119 - SHERLOCK: "The Final Problem"

    20 January 2017 (5:06pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes and 9 seconds

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    Corneal abrasions! Lingering colds! Microphone issues! Travel Delays! And that's just for the podcasters! Also, THE EAST WIND! MUSGRAVE! And, perhaps, our last adventure with Sherlock Holmes and John Watson (for now and for this incarnation)! It's all there as MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast tackles "The Final Problem", the final episode of SHERLOCK'S (FINAL?) season!

    This episode generates some strong opinions from us, and we don't view everything as positively as at other times! However, as always, Sherlock episodes make for great fodder for discussion. We talk about the story and about how it fits into the overall narrative of the series, and how it affects everything we've seen previously. We'll contemplate what worked for us, as well as what didn't.

    Plus, there's some trivia, and even some REVERSE TRIVIA about the sneaky cameo in the final moments ("Struggle after Struggle, year after year")! Please take a listen!

    Remember: WE ARE SOLDIERS TODAY.

    (technical note: due to the aforementioned microphone issues, the sound is a little wonky, but still listenable)



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 118 - SHERLOCK: "The Lying Detective"

    10 January 2017 (5:40pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes and 26 seconds

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    SHERLOCK Series 4 continues with "The Lying Detective", and there's SO MUCH for us to discuss!

    How are Sherlock and John after the events of last episode? Where do we go from here? HOW CREEPY is Culverton Smith? Has Sherlock finally lost control of, well, everything? Can John find his way back to some semblance of normalcy?

    The answer to these questions as well as ALL of the other goings on (no spoilers here, just in case), will be talked about in full on this week's podcast (I took 8 pages of notes!)! Here's a heaping helping of SHERLOCK DISCUSSION as we head towards the close of Series 4 (and the series for the near future?)! Please listen!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 117 - SHERLOCK: "The Six Thatchers"

    3 January 2017 (6:11pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes and 36 seconds

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    SHERLOCK Series 4 is finally here, after a LONG 3 year wait (with one special thrown in), and Mutter's Spiral Podcast dives deep into the somewhat murky waters of "The Six Thatchers"!

    There are SO MANY things to discuss: Mysteries, Mary, Whatever the HELL John is up to, SHERLOCK (of course), divine direction from Rachel Talalay, and lots of speculation as to what's to come!

    Jump in and have a listen won't you? (As usual, there's trivia and ratings news, too!)



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 116 - "The Return of Doctor Mysterio" & "Power of the Daleks" Episode 6

    27 December 2016 (5:56pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes and 47 seconds

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    The DOCTOR is finally back! "The Return of Doctor Mysterio" brings the Doctor back after a one-year absence, and John and I are itching to talk about it! How did we find this year's special? How did this story fit in with the Doctor's recent, sadder history? Is he still reeling from the final night with River? And Nardole is with him? What did we think of Grant/Ghost & Lucy? Take a listen and find out!

    Also, we'll discuss the final episode of "Power of the Daleks"! How did the story wrap up? Was it even darker than we expected? This story made each of us re-evaluate the Daleks; take a listen to find out how our perspectives have changed over the quintessential Doctor Who villains/monsters!

    Plus, FINALLY, TRIVIA RETURNS! We had a blast recording this, and we hope you enjoy bending your ear our way!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 115 - Power of the Daleks Episode 5

    19 December 2016 (5:06pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 22 minutes and 53 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back to talk about "Power of the Daleks" episode 5! Plans are in motion, the final confrontation is near, and John and I discuss the goings-on and our impressions! We also briefly discuss John's appearance on the "In Defense Of..." podcast, and we excitedly prepare for the return of the TWELFTH Doctor next week! It's the calm before the Oncoming Storm, so grab a mug of cider or eggnog or a plate of cookies and have a listen, won't you?



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 114 - Power of the Daleks Episode 4 & SHERLOCK Speculation

    12 December 2016 (5:05pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 34 minutes and 46 seconds

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    The tension is mounting in "Power of the Daleks", and MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back to break it down for you! The pieces are falling into place, and we can see things getting worse and worse for the Doctor, Ben & Polly! John and I discuss the ratcheting dread, as well as showing our appreciation for the great script and performances (and animation). We're really enjoying this weekly trek through this classic WHO story!

    Plus, there's a new Sherlock trailer, and we discuss that as well as the entirety of the upcoming Series 4. We discuss story titles, their corresponding stories from the Holmes canon, and just what we might possibly see in the new season!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 113 - Power of the Daleks Episode 3

    5 December 2016 (5:00pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 56 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast returns to continue with our recap of "Power of the Daleks"; this week, we tackle episode 3. Pieces are starting to fit into place, and we are seeing just what is going on in the colony on Vulcan. We discuss all of that, and we add our overall impressions.

    Also, I (Will) have embarked on a full new Series rewatch, including Doctor Who Confidentials. I'll talk about my early impressions from this rewatch (I'm through "Dalek").

    Bite-sized episode (for us) this week, as we know everyone's trying to watch what they eat over the holidays! Come join us!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 112 - Head Over Feels LI Who & Power Ep 02

    28 November 2016 (5:27pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes and 31 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is back with a new episode, and we've got our favorites, Kim & Sage from HeadOverFeels.com with us! They'll give us the behind-the-scenes scoop of their phenomenal "This or That" panel with Paul McGann from Long Island Who 4, as well as sharing their feelings about the convention as a whole. We always love having them on, and this one is especially great (IMHO). It's delightful!

    Before we get to Sage & Kim, though, John and I will discuss "Power of the Daleks" episode 2. We'll discuss our thoughts on the episode itself, while also debating pros and cons of the "old school" one episode a week with cliffhangers, slower pacing, etc format. Plus, how is the story matching up with our expectations so far? We talk about all of that.

    It's a podcast full of fun and chat, and we'd love for you to take a listen!



  • MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast 111 - POWER of the DALEKS ep 1 & LI Who Wrap-Up

    21 November 2016 (5:01pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 34 minutes and 17 seconds

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    MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is fully BACK! We broke from our long offseason's nap with Podcasts from Long Island Who 4, and now we are back with a full episode!

    We are diving into a weekly recap/analysis of the newly released animated version of POWER OF THE DALEKS, starting, of course, with episode 1 this week! How do we feel seeing this classic story finally get to our ears and eyes? Listen and find out!

    We also do a wrap up of our fantastic weekend at LI Who 4, some of our favorite things as well as how we feel now that we're a week removed.

    Plus, we will discuss the extended trailer for "The Return of Doctor Mysterio", the upcoming Christmas Special, that was shown as part of Children in Need 2016.

    We're excited to be back weekly, as we've got POWER leading into the Christmas special, then SHERLOCK series 4.

    Please take a listen!



  • LI Who 4, Mutter's Spiral 4- Sunday night weekend recap with Deb Stanish

    14 November 2016 (4:53am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

    In what's becoming a bit of a tradition, John sits down with the incredible Deb Stanish, of the award winning Verity! Doctor Who podcast (among other places and credits) to discuss her high points from the weekend and compare LI Who with GallifreyOne. Give it a listen, won't you?



  • LI Who 4, Mutter's Spiral 4- Sunday night weekend recap with Deb Stanish

    14 November 2016 (4:53am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 8 minutes and 58 seconds

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    In what's becoming a bit of a tradition, John sits down with the incredible Deb Stanish, of the award winning Verity! Doctor Who podcast (among other places and credits) to discuss her high points from the weekend and compare LI Who with GallifreyOne. Give it a listen, won't you?



  • LIWho 4, Mutter's Spiral 3 - Recapping Saturday

    13 November 2016 (5:31pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 6 minutes and 47 seconds

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    Will and John recap their fantastic Saturday at Long Island Who. Dance parties. Celebrity encounters! Games! And all the feels! Give us a listen, won't you?



  • Long Island Who 4 Mutter's Spiral 2

    12 November 2016 (8:45am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 10 minutes and 47 seconds

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    Join Will and John as they review their incredibly long Saturday at the fantastic Long Island Who convention in New York State. Paul McGann! Head Over Feels' Sage and Kim! Peter Davison! Sophie Aldred and her amazingly soothing voice and presence! Beautifully grumpy Peter Purves! And a surprise? Join us, won't you?



  • Long Island Who 4, Mutter's Spiral 1- We've returned, and it's about time

    11 November 2016 (2:11am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 4 minutes and 16 seconds

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    Will and John return as we preview our weekend at LIWho 4, in Islip, New York. What shenanigans are in store? Only one way to find out! Give us a listen, won't you?



  • Mutter's Gally16 Late Sunday Night with Deb Stanisg

    15 February 2016 (8:15am GMT)
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    It's late on Sunday night at GallifreyOne and John is joined by Deborah Stanish of the Verity! podcast to talk about her experiences at GallifreyOne. Did we solve the problem of the overhead airplanes? Did we mask the noise of the people in the halls? Find out now!



  • Mutter's Gally16 Late Sunday Night with Deb Stanish

    15 February 2016 (8:15am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

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    It's late on Sunday night at GallifreyOne and John is joined by Deborah Stanish of the Verity! podcast to talk about her experiences at GallifreyOne. Did we solve the problem of the overhead airplanes? Did we mask the noise of the people in the halls? Find out now!



  • Mutter'sGally16- GallifreyOne Recap with Shannon Dohar

    15 February 2016 (7:21am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

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    John talks with special guest Shannon Dohar about her impressions of GallifreyOne. The guest from the Sisterhood of Karn was Clare Higgens.

    Did we overcome sobriety? Did we take the sound of airplanes taking off from LAX? Only one way to find out!



  • Mutter'sGally16- GallifreyOne Recap with Shannon Dohar

    15 February 2016 (7:21am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

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    John talks with special guest Shannon Dohar about her impressions of GallifreyOne. The guest from the Sisterhood of Karn was Clare Higgens.

    Did we overcome sobriety? Did we take the sound of airplanes taking off from LAX? Only one way to find out!



  • Mutter'sGally16-Sunday Afternoon

    15 February 2016 (12:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

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    Slightly hoarse and bedraggled, Will and John recap some of the highlights from GallifreyOne, including meeting Sir John Hurt and panels with Deborah Stanish, Chip from Two Minute Time Lord, and Sage and Kim from Head Over Feels. Stay tuned for more from #gally1



  • Mutter'sGally16-Sunday Afternoon

    15 February 2016 (12:00am GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

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    Slightly hoarse and bedraggled, Will and John recap some of the highlights from GallifreyOne, including meeting Sir John Hurt and panels with Deborah Stanish, Chip from Two Minute Time Lord, and Sage and Kim from Head Over Feels. Stay tuned for more from #gally1



  • Mutter's Gally16 The Late Late Late So Late It's Early Show

    13 February 2016 (12:36pm GMT)
    Episode Duration: 0 minutes and 0 seconds

    John talks with Rachel of the HockeyFeels podcast and friend of the show Susan about their experiences from Friday, Day One of GallifreyOne, North America's premier Doctor Who convention.



 
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