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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Break out the booze and party favors! Throw on your fancy dress! It's time to celebrate! We've rolled out the red carpet for The Oncoming Storm's 100th Episode! That's right, in fine media tradition, we're being all self congratulatory and self important as we toast the most important things in our lives... us! But since the listeners may want some actual content, we don't stop there. Josh, Ashley, Rachel, and Sacha take a look at 100, the anthology release from Big Finish  by Jacqueline Rayner. Robert Shearman, Joe Lidster, and Paul Cornell. How well do a bunch of single episodes work around the theme of 100? Join in on the party and find out! The Oncoming Storm... This time, we're 100! Please excuse the self indulgence. We're centenarians now. Sometimes you just have to let the old farts have their fun.

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 10:27 PM
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It's episode 99 of The Oncoming Storm! We're one away from the big 1-0-0, and in all the excitement, we're starting the celebration a little bit early. And what better way to celebrate than with a Jubilee?!? That's right, this week sees Josh, Ashley, Sacha, and Rachel discussing the Big Finish classic, Jubilee by Rob Shearman. Make no bones about it, they all agree upfront that it's a great audio, but that doesn't mean there's a lack of topics to talk about! From discussing the difference between Jubilee and Dalek, to the stellar performances from all involved, your hosts can't seem to stop talking about this one! All that, and this week's spin off media news is covered. The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got electrocutions, stabbings, AND beheadings! It is a Rob Shearman story after all!

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 1:55 PM
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Ashley's back! Which means we can actually talk about Tragedy Day! Sorry for the delay! So yes, this week sees your hosts, Josh, Ashley, and Rachel head back to the New Adventures to talk Tragedy Day by Gareth Roberts. The Doctor, Ace, and Benny have finally worked out all of their problems and have let the TARDIS decide on a random destination for them to land, That always works out right? It's a tale of disgusting mutants, secret societies, and all powerful friars. Oh, and the giant spider assassin. But before they get to that, there's this week's discussion topic to talk about, "Do you prefer a darker or lighter Doctor, and how dark should he be allowed to go?" The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got a deadly disco dancefloor! I bet you thought we'd go back to the spider guy didn't you?

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 12:02 AM
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Yes, we know. This week was supposed to be our episode on the next New Adventure, Tragedy Day. Unfortunately, events beyond out control (Ashley) made it so we couldn't record that particular episode. We sincerely apologize (blame Ashley) but to make up for it, Josh, Sacha, and Rachel (Not Ashley) are here for episode 97 to cover the next two Doctor Who Magazine Big Finish freebies, No Place Like Home by Iain McLaughlin and Living Legend by Scott Gray. Sit back, relax, and enjoy some discussion on two light hearted stories featuring the 5th and 8th Doctors, and we'll be back on schedule next week. The Oncoming Storm... this time, we've got two Doctors. a talking mouse, and no Ashley!

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 11:35 PM
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Dying is easy... Comedy is hard. Or at least, very subjective! Episode 96 of the Oncoming Storm sees a schism in the ranks form, as your hosts Josh, Ashley, Sacha, and Rachel take sides in the discussion of Bang Bang A Boom! by Gareth Roberts and Clayton Hickman. Pantomime is in the air as the Seventh Doctor and Mel get involved in galactic politics, a song contest, and... MURDER (DUN DUN DUNNNNNNNNN)! The bad jokes, and worse puns, are flying left and right. It's silly parody to the extreme, but is it any good? Before our hosts give their opinions though, they take time to debate the discussion topic of the week: Should Doctor Who do outright parody stories? Join the team and find out who has can take a (bad) joke, and who might need surgery to remove the stick from his posterior! The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got a talking hamster! Like Jar Jar Binks, only furrier.

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 12:52 AM
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Engarde! Wei, Wei zhis weeeek, Zee Oncoming Storm iz goings to France, so everyone iz speeking in zee zilly Frrench accentz! Wait, what? No one is doing that? Really? The American story get Foghorn Leghorn and the France story nothing? Alright then. The management sincerely apologizes for that horrible mistake. To make up for it, we give you a discussion on fantastic piece of audio, The Church and the Crown by Cavan Scott & Mark Wright. Swordfights, betrayal, and mistaken identity abound... it must be time for another historical! Who will you side with, Louis and his Musketeers? Or that scheming Cardinal Richelieu? The answer may surprise you! The Oncoming Storm... This time, it's all for one and... ... ... oh come on!

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 1:06 AM
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Another week, another Oncoming Storm! In episode 94, it's time to put away the ripped jeans and Mohawks from last week, and trade them in for some robes with high collars! Or some animal skins if you'd rather. That's right, Josh, Ashley, and Sacha are heading to Gallifrey! Join your hosts as they discuss the entire first series of Big Finish's Gallifrey. As they wade through the backstabbing, lies, and betrayals that come with Gallifreyan politics, there's discussion on the nature of a friendship between a president and a savage, temporal shenanigans, and why Brax is the best. The Oncoming Storm... The time, GALLIFREY STANDS... or used to stand... I mean, this is what it was like before that whole fall thing.

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 8:38 PM
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Anarchy! Anarchy! Anarchy! The Oncoming Storm is ready to overthrow the government in the name of the people in episode 93. Remember when England was almost overthrown by aliens and the Queen shot in 1976? Of course it happened! Just look at No Future by Paul Cornell. The 7th Doctor, Ace, and Benny aren't really speaking any more, so it's the perfect time to face the enemy behind all of their troubles of late, right? There's old enemies, betrayals, and 1970's haircuts aplenty as Josh, Ashley, and Rachel look at the book that wraps up the Alternate History cycle. But first, let's take a look back at the conventions of the last few week! The Oncoming Storm... This time, you won't believe who we have back to menace the Doctor. Really, you wouldn't. 

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 11:58 PM
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This week, The Oncoming Storm has an interesting episode for you! In episode 92, your interesting hosts, Josh, Ashley, and Sacha are looking at the Big Finish audio story The Sandman by Simon A Forward. It seems, though, that the 6th Doctor has left one of those interesting word entities from his last Big Finish story discussed, so talking about The Sandman is harder than it appears! Your hosts face this interesting problem with resolve however, and talk of The Doctor's heel turn, the emersive alien word, and other interesting aspects of the play. We think you'll really be interested in this one! The Oncoming Storm... This week, it gets all interesting!

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Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 1:33 AM
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Wow. Look at that cover. Isn't it beautiful??? Sorry, sorry. Got distracted there for a moment. Welcome to episode 91 of The Oncoming Storm! Once again threatened by ice and power outages, Josh, Ashley, and Sacha are braving the elements to bring you a look at Big Finish story # 36, The Rapture by Joseph Lidster. It's the first in a long line of Doctor Who universe contributions by Mr. Lidster. How does this week's crew find his debut piece? Will they reach a higher level of being, or just be forced to listen to a bunch of crappy club music? Join us to find out! The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got angels! And they're not those one trick pony Moffat kind either! And they're really aliens. Spoilers.

Direct download: Oncoming_Storm_Ep_91.mp3
Category:Doctor Who -- posted at: 12:43 AM
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