Doctor Who: The Sonic Toolbox
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 218: The Master at the End of the Universe

It's the end of the Universe as we know it. It's all about the 10th Doctor episode "Utopia" this week. But don't worry, you are not alone.

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Category:New Era Episode Revew -- posted at: 2:16pm PDT
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Episode 217: It's Just A Jump To The Left

Hyperspace is only a theory and a Science Fiction concept. But for us it's as real as last week's Doctor Who episode.And the subject of this week's show.

We've also got a tiny bit of Gally news. And the usual rabbit chasing.

 

(Sorry we're late posting this. Technical issues, natch.)

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Category:Tech Talk -- posted at: 4:29pm PDT
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It's the third story in the Key To Time series, Stones of Blood, that we're reviewing this time out. It's our favorite of the Key to Time stories and we've been looking forward to picking it apart.

Before we get to that, tho, the hot weather has our rabbits running for cooler temps in the form of the new fall TV shows here in the US. With nothing newsworthy (in our opinion) going on with Doctor Who, we feel obliged to indulge in a bit of that sort of rabbit chasing.


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Direct download: TST216-071416.mp3
Category:Classic Episode Review -- posted at: 2:20pm PDT
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Episode 215: Gunsliinger Borg

Kahler-Tek, known now as "The Gunslinger", kind of looks like a Borg. It got us thinking that perhaps his technology was similar enough to use as a jumping off place for this discussion. And, amazingly enough, for the most part the rabbits seem to have agreed!

We've got a little bit of news. A spoiler-free review of Star Trek Beyond. Also, for you Sherlock fans, the three words for Series 4.

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Direct download: TST215-073116.mp3
Category:Tech Talk -- posted at: 2:56pm PDT
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Episode 214: A Fist Full Of Doctors

This is a re-review of A Town Called Mercy. We're revisiting it with the newness worn off. Also since Daisy has seen Ben Browder in Farscape. (She hadn't seen it yet when this episode was first run.) All new attitudes and a fresh look!

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Direct download: TST214-071716.mp3
Category:New Episode Review -- posted at: 4:39pm PDT
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Pirate Booty

Talking about some of the tech on The Pirate Planet. Also talking a lot about the first block of Gally guest announcements. email us: thesonictoolbox@gmail.com visit us:www.facebook/thesonictoolbox

Direct download: TST213-070316.mp3
Category:Tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT
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Episode 212: Mr. Fibuli! Where's my cheese?

Next up as we hunt for the pieces of the Key to Time is our review of The Pirate Planet. Oh, how the cheese does flow. 

Direct download: TST212-061916.mp3
Category:Classic Episode Review -- posted at: 11:36am PDT
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Episode 211: Black Rabbit Holes

Black holes appear in lots of TV shows and movies. Doctor Who being no exception. Here in the Toolbox, we like black holes a lot more than we do those last two episodes we reviewed. And we want to impart our fascination with this cosmic phenomenon to you. As it turns out, we also want to take you on a merry rabbit chase.

 

We also have news. OMG! News in the summer time? Yes! News!

 

For more real info on black holes, Google "black hole facts" for a pages and pages of quick info lists.

 

WARNING: Contains rabbits.

Direct download: TST211-060516.mp3
Category:Tech Talk -- posted at: 1:51pm PDT
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Episode 210: Hell is for Podcasters

Cheryl has survived the flu! She's back and we can get on with the program. Today we review the 10th Doctor two-parter, The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit.  We're also talking about the race for Gally hotel rooms that recently occurred. And Daisy's boyfriend, Grant, makes an unexpected appearance to put his two cents in, and talk briefly about the Marvel/Netflix show, "Jessica Jones". But first, a bit of rabbit chasing...

Direct download: TST210-052216.mp3
Category:New Episode Review -- posted at: 11:43am PDT
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Episode 209: Civil War

This is not the show you expected. Cheryl has called in sick, so Daisy is taking over all by her lonesome.  Being that there is no Cheryl to talk to and no real Doctor Who news, this is a review of the newly released movie "Captain America: Civil War".  Why? Because Daisy just saw it, so why not.  The review is mildly spoilery, but no plot or specifics are revealed.  Nothing that gives anything away, at least.

Direct download: TST209-050816.mp3
Category:Non-tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT
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