Doctor Who: The Sonic Toolbox (non-tech talk)
A Doctor Who podcast, hosted by Daisy Kaufman and Cheryl Lowe. We focus on Doctor Who from a "how does that work in the Doctor Who universe" science-ish point of view. There's also lots of other Doctor Who discussion, and some rabbit chasing.
Episode 201: The Rabbits of Series 9

Happy New Year! We start off 2016 with a look back at the end of 2015. Specifically, Series 9 and the Christmas special. Joining us for this retrospective is Fuzzmond Blurington from the Blurcast podcast. 

WARNING: Contains rabbit chasing

Fuzzmond's Blurcast:

Direct download: TST201-011016.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Episode 198: Series 9 Feedback Rabbits

Finally, the show you've all been waiting for! FEEDBACK!! Yes, we've been holding back on our feedback for our Series 9 review shows so that we could have one big feedback show. We've got lots here, and two audio reviews by Theta Sigma of Theta Sigma's Doctor Who Podcast. All woven together with a trail of rabbit chasing.

Direct download: TST198-121315.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 11:04pm PDT

Episode 181: An Amateur Psychological Study on the Effects of Regeneration on the Companions Who Witness It

There have been many companions who have witnessed The Doctor's regeneration over the last 50 years.  We here at The Sonic Toolbox are taking the time to examine how each of those companions react to and deal with the change that happens to The Doctor.

There's also news and feedback. And a plug for one of our listeners who also has his own podcast (link below and on FB).

WARNING: Contains some rabbits

Fuzzmond's Blurcast Episode 27 
Fuzzmond's Blurcast Main Show Link

Direct download: TST181-071215.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Episode 179: Creepy Continued

We've whipped Skype into submission and are ready to finish our Top 10 Creepy lists.  Lots of agreements, a few dissagreements, and a whole lot of on topic rabbit chasing.  We've also got a teeny, tiny bit of news, and an update on the irradiated  Miss Cheryl.


Clip of Madame with Bea Arthur (WARNING: Racy - not for viewing by young kids)

Direct download: TST179-061415.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Episode 178: Creepy Interrupted

As promised last time, we have two, not as overlapping as we thought, lists of each of our Top 10 creepiest Doctor Who stories.  And a bit of good news.  And some other news.  And a lot of rabbit chasing.  And a cra...well, don't want to spoil everything.

Direct download: TST178-053115.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Episode 176: That's Not Real, Is It?

Hey! Guess what?  Doctor Who is actually TV show.  Did you know that?  Yup, and for the past 51 (and a bit) years the production team has been attempting special effects with varying degrees of success.  This show, we're hitting the highlights, and lowlights, from all seven Doctors.

WARING: Contains rabbit chasing

TV Tropes: Special Effects Failure: Doctor Who (WARNING: Beware of holes)
iO9: The Making of Doctor Who's Most Notoriously Bad Special Effects
Doctor Who and the Lame Special Effects of Death
8 Really Good Special Effects in "Classic" Doctor Who
Doctor Who - Timely Effects
Visual Effects - Old Doctor Who


Direct download: TST176-050215.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Episode 172: Post-Gally Wrap Up At Last

So this is it.  The actual post-Gally wrap up.  We finally talk about this year's Gally in more than just generalities.  Daisy's voice is mostly back and can hold out for more (a lot more) than just 20 minutes.  Hence the rabbit chasing off to all sorts of other, geeky, topics.  Wheeeeeeee!!!


Direct download: TST172-030815.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 10:00am PDT

Episode 171: Pre-Post-Gally Wrap Up: Because Sick Sucks

Consider this a preview of our post-Gally wrap up episode.  Daisy is quite sick with a bad cold (possibly con crud) and is loosing her voice.  Hence the shortness of this show.  Please bear with us as real life intrudes on our Doctor Who fantasy life.  We'll be back with the full Gally story next week (and a full voiced Daisy).

Direct download: TST171-022215.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 12:12pm PDT

Episode 170: Pre-Gally Extravaganza

This is it! The show where we tel you all about what's happening at Gallifrey One this year (next weekend).  The biggest, best fan run Doctor Who convention/family reunion ever! We tell you everything we're looking forward to doing, seeing and experiencing.  And, because we are who we are, we also talk about random other stuff, like Benedict Cumberbatch and Lego.  But, mostly, it's Gally!!

WARNING: Excited about Gally rabbits



Direct download: TST170-020815.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Episode 167: A Little U.N.I.T. Please

We're talking a bit about U.N.I.T.  The Brigadier, Sgt. Benton, Capt. Yates, Ginger, Mary Ann, Gillig...oh, sorry.  Got carried away.  This week we celebrate the great international military organization that took the Doctor in when his own people threw him out.

WARNING: Contains rabbits

Direct download: TST167-011815.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT