A Doctor Who Spinoff Media Podcast. Brought to you by Mad Norwegian's Josh Wilson and Timegate's Ashley Raburn, along with Sacha Dzuba and Rachel Stewart, The Oncoming Storm exists to inform you about the best and brightest books, audios, comics, and etc from the Doctor Who universe! The is all about the Doctor Who you won't find on television!

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Alright, so The Oncoming Storm is back on schedule. For now. And that means as your second episode of this week, you get more Josh, Ashley, and Rachel action as they talk about Strange England, by Simon Messingham. It's a story of the Doctor, Ace, and Benny visiting a quiet Victorian manor house, and the expected hijinks that ensue.  You'll laugh hysterically as people are eaten by trees. You'll coo over the young girl transmogrified into a horrific spider monster. And don't even get us started on the adorable throat crawling winged insects. You'll enjoy it all, or be violently assimilated back into the program! The Oncoming Storm... This time, what we don't have, is a Ashley Williams. He and that chainsaw hand would have really come in handy in this one.

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_123.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 2:04 AM
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So this episode is a tiny bit late. Unless you're listening to this in the future, where the date doesn't matter one bit. But nevertheless, we're all here now and The Oncoming Storm is ready to talk more Big Finish. This week, up for review is The Wormery by Paul Magrs and Stephen Cole. It's a heartwarming tale of the Sixth Doctor, Iris Wildthyme, and the trouble they stir up in a 1930s Berlin speakeasy. There's German soldiers, a vampy vixen, and all the interstellar wormholes. A typical Doctor Who story then. Join Josh, Ashley, and Rachel as they discuss the sparks that fly with Iris and the Sixth Doctor meet, and do a little Iris 101 for the listeners. The Oncoming Storm... this time, we got talking, telepathic Tequila worms. As one does in Doctor Who.

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_122.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 2:15 AM
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The Oncoming Storm is... very, very tired. It's been a hard couple of weeks at Oncoming Storm; broken air conditioners, smashed toes, a plethora scheduling issues... the list goes on and on. But never fear, for Josh, Ashley, and Rachel are still here to talk about Doctor Who! The Show must go on! This week sees your hosts brave a dark and stormy night to discuss the last of the Villains Trilogy, Master, by Joseph Lidster.  You'll hear talk about the excellent performances, the connections to the New Adventures, and a rambling off topic discussion into the nature of evil in Doctor Who. It's been a loooooong week. The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got the Master... in Love!

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_121.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 12:16 AM
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In the halcyon days before Dragon*Con happened and wiped out your Oncoming Storm hosts, Josh, Ashley, and Jeff endeavored to record episode 120 of The Oncoming Storm. This week's topic wasn't just any old comic though. It cuts right to the quick of two of your hosts youth in fandom. This week sees a review of the first ever 8th Doctor comic from Doctor Who Magazine, Endgame by Scott Gray and Alan Barnes. It's well before the BBC Books range starts, so it's one of the first times we see the 8th Doctor since his appearance in that ill fated TV movie. Will this comic recapture the McGann magic? Or will we have to suffer through generic Doctor time? Oh, and the Celestial Toymaker shows up too. The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got were... foxes? Are those foxes? Werewolves don't make sense, it must be foxes... Right?

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_120.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 12:58 AM
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Alright folks. Everyone at Oncoming Storm HQ is swamped. There are huge upcoming cons, doctor's appointments, and new school years happening. But we don't want to leave you hanging. It's time for a missing (adventure) episode! Well okay. It COULD have been a missing episode. After all, only Josh and Ashley were able to make it this week. So in honor of the old school feel, it's time to look in on the first Missing Adventure, Goth Opera by Paul Cornell. It features the 5th Doctor, Teagan and Nyssa, and a lot of vampires! Join your hosts as we find out if this book can slot seamlessly into the Davison era, or if those radical NA writers are now trying to take over ALL the Doctors! The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got a creepy vampire baby. Yeah, that one would have totally gotten by Mary Whitehouse there Paul.

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_119.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 2:32 AM
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"To hold in my hand a podcast that contains such power, to know that entertainment on such a scale was my choice... To know that the tiny pressure of my thumb, enough to press play, would start the show... Yes, I would do it! That power would set me up above the gods! AND THROUGH THE ONCOMING STORM EPISODE 118, I SHALL HAVE THAT POWER!" Years of research and testing in secret labs have led Josh, Ashley, Rachel, and Sacha to the discussion of Davros by Lance Parkin. The middle story of Big Finish's villain trilogy, this story sees the 6th Doctor compete with Davros for the right to... work for an interstellar corporation?!? What is Davros's plan this time? Where are the Daleks? And can the 6th Doctor make it to work on time? Join the discussion on one of Big Finish's masterpeices. The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got no Daleks! Wait, really? They chose to actually leave the Daleks out of this? Everyone better atch out for flying swine!

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_118.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 2:31 AM
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Josh, Ashley, Sacha, and Rachel are back in episode 117 of The Oncoming Storm! Or are they? Maybe they just think they are, and they're really ancient beings that have clawed their way back to our universe from the Anti Matter universe. Or maybe they've just been spending too much time thinking about the Big Finish Story Omega, by Nev Fountain. It's the first in a trilogy of stories focusing on some of Doctor Who's most vile villains. What secrets will this story reveal about Gallifrey's most infamous fallen hero? All of this, plus the news coming out of Big Finish's 15th anniversary! The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got Omega action figures. With lifelike ranting action!

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_117.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 1:45 AM
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While the world eagerly awaits the debut of Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor, The Oncoming Storm is only interested the premieres of David Tennant and Matt Smith! In comic form that is. From Titan Comics. Because they were already seen in comic form, but not from Titan Comics. You know what, forget this whole train of thought. Instead, let's focus on episode 116,  where Josh and Ashley are joined by their partner in Doctor Who comics Jeff to discuss the first issues of the 10th and 11th Doctor comics from Titan. After a relatively disappointing last few years of Doctor Who comics, will this be the renaissance your hosts are hoping for, or will they continue to be disappointed? The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got two new companions and a giant alien muppet dog! It's as cool as it sounds.

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_116.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 2:13 PM
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Listen up, see! Dis here is not like any of da other episodes of Da Oncoming Storm. Dis one is full of gangsters! Da Ol' Doc has gone to Chicago in 1929 to hang out wit da big boss, Al Capone. Doc's after some big gumba shaking up da Chicago scene and...

Bleh! Bleh! Ve don't vant to forget to mention the vampires! Ve are the important part of the story! Our part is a sequel to "State of Decay", and von't that excite every vone?

Sheesh. Gangsters and Vampires. That means it can only be one thing. Blood Harvest by Terrance Dicks. Episode 115 sees Josh, Ashley, and Rachel journey from Chicago to E-Space to Gallifrey as they follow the Doctor's attempt to dispatch the entity Agonal, and deal with a conspiracy on Gallifrey! This week's topics include clichés, sexism, and Terrance Dicks's uncanny ability to capture the character of any Doctor! There's also this week's news, featuring yet another Big Finish adaptation of a New Adventure! The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got some dirty peasants! What, did you think I'd be all excited about some gangsters or vampires?

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_115.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 12:16 AM
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Finally! After all this time, the moment you've been waiting for has arrived! Well, it's the moment Josh has been waiting for, and he doesn't care if anyone else has been waiting for it, because he now gets to talk about The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield on The Oncoming Storm episode 114! Does it live up to all of his wants and desires to return to the days of the New Adventures? Ashley, Rachel, and Sacha will join him to see if this box set is more of a Love and War or a The Pit. Featuring 4 stories; The Revolution by Nev Fountain, Goodnight, Sweet Ladies by Una McCormick, Random Ghosts by Guy Adams, and The Lights of Skaro by James Goss, the box takes Benny, the Doctor, and Ace from the streets of science obsessed Arvium 2 to the dead cities of Skaro.  This one is an extra sized episode, but how could it not be when we're talking the triumphant return of Benny to the TARDIS?!? The Oncoming Storm... this time, we've got Benny, the Doctor, violent deaths, and uncomfortable sexual situations... It's 1994 all over again!

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_114.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 12:46 AM
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