Doctor Who: Radio Free Skaro

"It can become a kind of franchise where it’s not a real character at all", cautioned Capaldi, "but just an amalgam of elements that people think are Doctor Who: a scarf, a bow tie… I wanted to be the actual Doctor Who.”

Peter Capaldi. Is it August 23 yet? #DoctorWho

Peter Capaldi. Is it August 23 yet? #DoctorWho

Radio Free Skaro #432 - Down and Out in San Diego

Radio Free Skaro #432 - Down and Out in San Diego #DoctorWho #FluidLinks #SDCC (w/@FunctionalNerd)

rfs432With San Diego Comic Con’s annual media megashow winding down, Radio Free Skaro brought in a Special Report from Nerdist editor and all around fine fellow Kyle Anderson as our man on the scene to let us know about the Big! Who! News! almost live from the source. Well, it turns out there hasn’t been very much news to speak of Who-wise, with the BBC likely focusing their energies on launching…

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Radio Free Skaro #431 - Birth of the Titans

Radio Free Skaro #431 - Birth of the Titans #DoctorWho # #doctorwhocomics (w/@ComicsTitan)

rfs431With San Diego Comic Con looming, roving Radio Free Skaro reporter Warren Frey took it upon himself to interview Andrew James, the editor of the new Doctor Who range at Titan Comics. James spilled the beans on SDCC plans, a Doctor Who Day promotion across the U.S. and the U.K. and much more, but first…a massive (one could even say Titan-ic) amount of news. From the leak of Deep Breath (or a…

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Radio Free Skaro #430 - Limb’s Whims

Radio Free Skaro #430 - Limb’s Whims #DoctorWho #Miniscope (w/Roger Limb) #KeepMeSpoilerFree

rfs430It was a week of great tumult in the world of Doctor Who, with the leaking of the first five scripts for Series 8 taking the internet by storm and sending Whovians into spasms of joy, guilt, fear and loathing. Though the scripts have presumably spread far and wide, Who-dom has heeded the call of #keepmespoilerfree and as of release of this episode, no major spoilage is happening in the more…

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doctorwho:


BBC Worldwide is currently investigating a security issue around Doctor Who Series 8 where unfinished material has inadvertently been made public. We deeply regret this and apologise to all the show’s fans, the BBC and the cast and crew who have worked tirelessly making the series.
We would like to make a plea to anyone who might have any of this material and spoilers associated with it not to share it with a wider audience so that everyone can enjoy the show as it should be seen on 23rd August. We know only too well that Doctor Who fans are the best in the world and we thank them for their help with this and their continued loyalty.


Hullo there, Doctor Who Tumblr here… *deep breath*

Ideally no one should really know anything about the next season of Doctor Who (that hasn’t been purposefully put out by the BBC) until it premieres on August 23rd, but unfortunately some people do.


While it might be tempting to look, it turns out that a lot of people don’t want to know anything at all until the new episodes premiere. Avoiding spoilers is incredibly important to many Whovians - some fans have already started a #KeepMeSpoilerFree campaign on Twitter and Tumblr.

Of course, no Doctor Who fan would put themselves in a situation where they had something that they DEFINITELY weren’t supposed to have, and no fan would EVER save material or spoilers to their computers…but if they HAD done that, we would suggest:

Option 1: *cyberman voice* DELETE. Spoilers spoil!

Option 2: Take those spoilers and put them in a special folder titled “Do not open until these episodes premiere!” 

Since we started running the Doctor Who Tumblr, nothing has made us happier than seeing the worldwide fandom come together to celebrate Doctor Who. Today we’re a bigger, more global fandom than ever before and Doctor Who is the most exciting it’s ever been. Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could all experience the new series, unspoiled, when it airs on television for the first time, together as a community? 

While on Tumblr, we would suggest that you avoid spoilers by tagging all spoiler-y posts with “DW Spoilers” and “Spoilers” and to then install either Tumblr Savior or XKit and block those tags. With XKit you’ll have to install the “Blacklist” extension and add the tag from there. 


With either of those installed and the hashtag blocked, posts that pop up on your dash using that hashtag will be hidden - with XKit you can block the posts from appearing entirely. Both of the websites linked above have detailed instruction on how to install and you can definitely ask around on Tumblr if you run into any problems.

Let’s do our best as Whovians to protect ourselves and each other from unwanted spoilers. 

doctorwho:

BBC Worldwide is currently investigating a security issue around Doctor Who Series 8 where unfinished material has inadvertently been made public. We deeply regret this and apologise to all the show’s fans, the BBC and the cast and crew who have worked tirelessly making the series.

We would like to make a plea to anyone who might have any of this material and spoilers associated with it not to share it with a wider audience so that everyone can enjoy the show as it should be seen on 23rd August. We know only too well that Doctor Who fans are the best in the world and we thank them for their help with this and their continued loyalty.
Hullo there, Doctor Who Tumblr here… *deep breath*
Ideally no one should really know anything about the next season of Doctor Who (that hasn’t been purposefully put out by the BBC) until it premieres on August 23rd, but unfortunately some people do.
While it might be tempting to look, it turns out that a lot of people don’t want to know anything at all until the new episodes premiere. Avoiding spoilers is incredibly important to many Whovians - some fans have already started a #KeepMeSpoilerFree campaign on Twitter and Tumblr.
Of course, no Doctor Who fan would put themselves in a situation where they had something that they DEFINITELY weren’t supposed to have, and no fan would EVER save material or spoilers to their computers…but if they HAD done that, we would suggest:
Option 1: *cyberman voice* DELETE. Spoilers spoil!
Option 2: Take those spoilers and put them in a special folder titled “Do not open until these episodes premiere!” 
Since we started running the Doctor Who Tumblr, nothing has made us happier than seeing the worldwide fandom come together to celebrate Doctor Who. Today we’re a bigger, more global fandom than ever before and Doctor Who is the most exciting it’s ever been. Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could all experience the new series, unspoiled, when it airs on television for the first time, together as a community? 
While on Tumblr, we would suggest that you avoid spoilers by tagging all spoiler-y posts with “DW Spoilers” and “Spoilers” and to then install either Tumblr Savior or XKit and block those tags. With XKit you’ll have to install the “Blacklist” extension and add the tag from there. 
With either of those installed and the hashtag blocked, posts that pop up on your dash using that hashtag will be hidden - with XKit you can block the posts from appearing entirely. Both of the websites linked above have detailed instruction on how to install and you can definitely ask around on Tumblr if you run into any problems.
Let’s do our best as Whovians to protect ourselves and each other from unwanted spoilers. 
Radio Free Skaro #429 - Busy Nothing Hyperspace

Radio Free Skaro #429 - Busy Nothing Hyperspace #DoctorWho #TheStonesofBlood #Series8

rfs429It was an exciting week in the world of Doctor Who, with a new teaser, with news of the return of the Cybermen, the addition of the esteemed Frank Cottrell Boyce to the writers team (plus another female director, Sheree Folkson, joining the production team), and a premiere screening taking place in Cardiff. Once all the new shiny is talked about, though, the Three Who Rule dip back in time to…

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Series 8 – Third Teaser!

Doctor Who returns on August 23rd!

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The Canadian Doctors! As seen on #InnerSpace 7/3/14 — Concieved by Mark Askwith and illustrated by Rick Taylor !

Radio Free Skaro #428 - Believe It Or Not

Radio Free Skaro #428 - Believe It Or Not #DoctorWho #Series8 #FluidLinks

rfs428The Series 8 news is slowly building as we hurtle towards August 23rd, the just-announced debut date for Peter Capaldi (aka P-Cap), the 12th (13th?) Doctor in a feature-length adventure called “Deep Breath”. But mixed with excitement is disappointment for some fans, as there will be no San Diego Comic Con panel this year…which makes sense given Doctor Who is to be gallivanting around the globe…

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Series 8 - Second Teaser!
Radio Free Skaro #427 - The Perils of Tharils

Radio Free Skaro #427 - The Perils of Tharils #DoctorWho #Podcast (w/@brooligan & @FunctionalNerd)

rfs427With no Chris this week, Steven and Warren enlisted the help of erstwhile scribe, podcaster and gentleman japesman Kyle Anderson of the Nerdist, Doctor Who: The Writer’s Room, WTF Are You Watching, and Awesomely Bad Movies fame. Much fun was had as news of comics, schedules, and action dollies (oh so many dollies) was discussed with great gusto. And as a bonus, we also have an interview with…

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Radio Free Skaro #426 - Telesnap Crackle Pop

Radio Free Skaro #426 - Telesnap Crackle Pop #doctorwho #podcast #miniscope #JohnLucarotti (w/@2minutetimelord)

rfs426Fancy a Doctor Who historical? Even those that don’t exist anymore (for now)? The Three Who Rule certainly did, and so writer John Lucarotti, the scribe behind “Marco Polo,” “The Aztecs,” and “The Massacre (of St. Bartholomew’s Eve)” was the focus of this week’s Miniscope. Warren decided to go down a more textual path, and read the Target novelization of Marco Polo, while Steven and Chris…

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Gallifrey One 2015 - First Guest Update

Gallifrey One 2015 - First Guest Update #gally1

g26frontpage The first guest update for the 2015 edition of Gallifrey One has been announced, and it’s jam packed with some new faces to Gallifrey One, as well as some old favourites! evemylesEve Myleswas the heart and soul of Torchwood through all four seasons of the Doctor Who spinoff. She also appeared as Gwyneth in the 2005 Doctor Who episode “The Unquiet Dead”, and is an absolute hoot at conventions!…

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Radio Free Skaro #425 - Rupu’s Drag Race

Radio Free Skaro #425 - Rupu’s Drag Race #doctorwho #commentary #missingepisodes

rfs425The randomizer, it has been noted, can be a harsh mistress. Bear that in mind when you cast an ear to our commentary to “Frontios”, the somewhat maligned but still intriguing apocalyptic Fifth Doctor tale of hunger, strife, fascism and….giant snails. And if slimy Tractators aren’t your thing, tune in for news, debunking of missing episode non-rumours, and as always, talk of LEGO!

Radio Free…

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