Thu, 21 September 2017
Well, we tried. We really did. Episode 207 of The Oncoming Storm was supposed to be this epic conclusion to 5 years of discussing the 7th Doctor's new adventures. And it still is, after a fashion. Just with tons of screw ups along the way. It starts out well enough, Josh Ashley, Rachel, and Jeff are here, and they get through the news well enough. But then the discussion turns to Lungbarrow by Marc Platt, and Ashley gets timescooped away. And despite our best efforts, we can't get him back. Even when a secondary discussion occurs, the pesky interference stops his voice again! So please forgive us, and try to enjoy the discussions that are there, as we talk about the Doctor's past, his family, and his tear jerking goodbye. The Oncoming Storm... This time, we've got sentient furniture and mutant killer flowers! Gallifrey is so much cooler than we all thought!
Mark, Thank you ever so much for the kind words. As we get closer and closer to the end, everyone here keeps realizing more and more that we really will miss it. That said, a break is needed too! So while we don't have any set plans to do anything yet, I wouldn't be surprised if we couldn't resist coming back at some point. Check in with us from time to time... you never know if we'll drop a surprise on you!
Really going to miss the podcast, been with you from the beginning. Yours has been an important and unique voice in the DW podcast world and it'll be strange not to hear your thoughts on all the audios and books still to come. I'd love it if you even continued to cover just the release news going forward - maybe on a monthly basis with no editing if it makes it less of a chore. In fact the more mistakes the better, all part of the fun. But if it really is the final end, I'm grateful for all the time, effort, and unfailing good humour you've put in over the last 5 years. Whatever the future brings, best of luck to you Josh, Ashley, Rachel and Jeff - wishing you happy times and places...