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 188: Under the Lake - Review

Ooh, it's a horror story. Perfect start to October. And what a horror story it is.  Toby Whithouse has written a beautiful script and...well...just listen and you'll see what we think.

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS

Direct download: TST188-100315.mp3
Category:New Episode Review -- posted at: 4:28pm PDT
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Episode 187: The Witch's Familiar - Review

Davros and Daleks and Clara, oh my! Is this the end, or just the beginning?  Having just seen The Witch's Familiar we're ready to tell you all about what we thought of it. 

WARNING: Contains spoilers

Direct download: TST187-092615.mp3
Category:New Episode Review -- posted at: 3:17pm PDT
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Episode 186: The Magician's Apprentice - Review

WARNING: SPOILERS

We just saw the first story of Series 9 and we're here to let you know what we thought of it.  No preamble, no polish, just raw reaction.  Also, no holding back. That means that if you haven't seen the show yet don't listen to this review until you have. We talk in full about everyting that happens.  Fair warning.

Direct download: TST186-091915.mp3
Category:New Episode Review -- posted at: 4:30pm PDT
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Episode 185: General Oodness or Do Oodkind Have Wives?

More Ood.  Odd Ood.  And rabbits.  Odd rabbits.  Ood rabbits?  No, that would be too weird.  We do seem to get a bit far flung this episode, however.  But when we come back around, we're all Ood science and speculation.  So, watch out! 

Direct download: TST185-090615.mp3
Category:Tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT
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Episode 184: The Song of DoctorDonnaFriend

Planet of the Ood.  That's what's going on here.  We can't believe we haven't reviewed this since it first aired.  So, we're remedying that this episode. Ooooood. Just love saying it.  Also, sorry we forgot to tell you about it last time in our Next Time segment that we forgot to do.  Ooooooops.  So if you haven't seen it yet, don't listen to this show until you have.  There's tons of spoilers, we don't watch what we say.  Course, we seem to have a problem with that in general.

We also have a bit of news.  And a bit of rabbit chasing.

DISCLAIMER: Cheryl and Daisy have no intention of ever committing any crime against anyone.  The discussions herein are merely academic.

Links:

Larry Elmore paintings on Google images page (sorry, his website is under construction)

Direct download: TST184-082215.mp3
Category:New Episode Review -- posted at: 9:00am PDT
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Episode 183: The Mechanics of Rabbits

Here we attempt to explain and explore how time travel machines work.  Unfortuantely, the rabbits are driving Wranglers and keep running all over our conversations.  But we manage to get thru a small bit of news and feed back, so all is not lost. Actually, it's found!  So are TARDISs, Leviathans, vortex manipulaters, Omnis and time corridors.

Direct download: TST183-080915.mp3
Category:Tech Talk -- posted at: 9:00am PDT
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Episode 182: Blink (182)

(The laptop is all fixed. Sorry this is a week late. Thanks so much for waiting.)

We'er revisiting the 10th Doctor story "Blink" this week. Why, you might ask, are we revisiting this particular story? Because this is our 182nd episode and we can't help being cheezy. And Daisy's an old Blink-182 fan and used this as an excuse to reconnect with their music.  So, you lucky folk get our second look at the first Weeping Angels story. And get to listen to some of Blink-182's songs in the background. See below for the playlist.

We've also got Gally news! Also some yarny talk and somehow zombies work their way in to the discussion.

WARNING: Contains rabbits

Blink-182 playlist:
"Fighting the Gravity" - Neighborhoods 2011
"I Miss You" - Blink 182 2004
"Aliens Exist" - Enema of the State 1999
"Pathetic" - Dude Ranch 1997
"Everytime I look for You" - Take off Your Pants and Jacket 2001
"Alone" - Buddah 1994/1998
"I'm Lost Without You" - Blink 182 2004
"Time" - Buddha 1994/1998
"I'm Sorry" - Dude Ranch 1997
"Apple Shampoo" - Dude Ranch 1997
"TV" - Buddha 1994/1998

Direct download: TST182-080115.mp3
Category:New Episode Review -- posted at: 3:33pm PDT
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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

Links:
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
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Episode 180: The Caves of the Androzani Rabbits

So there we were, getting ready to do the review for The Caves of Androzani when all these rabbits started to bound into the Toolbox during the news. They were all over the place!  But there is really a review here, and Gally news, and a memorial for Christopher Lee (nothing to do with DW, but it's Christopher Lee for pete's sake!), and some other stuff that actually relates to the show.

WARNING: Contains rabbit chasing and herding.

Direct download: TST180-062815.mp3
Category:Classic Episode Review -- posted at: 9:00am PDT
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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.

Link:

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
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