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Over the past few months we have been discussing having some sort of special anniversary event to mark the occasion this year. You may remember last year we held an event in Manhattan for our 24th anniversary in which we paired up with a monthly DWNY meet up and brought the lovely Daphne Ashbrook (Dr. Grace Holloway from the 1996 Doctor Who movie) to the event. See Happy Anniversary to Us… for further details.
We would like to something special for our 25th as well. It would be an event in the NY area, perhaps on Long Island as that is where it all began, yet still be accessible to our friends in NYC. Maybe a dinner event? Would you be interested in attending?
"Would you like a jelly baby?"
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 200
Running Time: 1:50:51
Tom Baker (The 4th Doctor), MyAnna Buring (Scooti in The Impossible Planet), and 'Victor1st Mornington' (The Doctor Who Experience on SL) interviewed. The Mythological Dimensions of Doctor Who reviewed by Graeme Sheridan, The Mythological Dimensions of Doctor Who Book Giveaway, Our Second Life Meet Up for May, 200th episode greetings from The Cultdom Collective and Tin Dog Podcast, and more!
It's our spring Second Life meet up and what better way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Gallifreyan Embassy. Come together with other Doctor Who and Torchwood fans no matter where you are geographically located, all you need is broadband internet and a computer capable of running the free Second Life software.
All we ask of you is to be mindful of others who may not have seen the current episode of Doctor Who that will go out on that Saturday or the two episodes prior (most countries outside of the UK are two weeks behind).
Fun was had by all who attended. Podshock crew, Tardis Tara, Eric"Bullit 33", Ian"the6thDoctor"Bisset, Dave "AC" Cooper, Graeme"The2ndDoctor" Sheridan and of Course Thee Presenter, "Mr Podshock" Louis Trapani.
We are holding a Meet and Greet on the Thursday evening before the convention ("Gallifrey Eve," if you like) at the same hotel. It is at 10pm PST on the 25th of February. It is late enough to allow many of people flying in on Thursday to check into the hotel and get some dinner beforehand. The Meet and Greet is an informal (leave the tux at home) gathering where you will have a chance to come by and say hi, meet the Doctor Who: Podshock hosts, correspondents, and regular contributors to the show. Learn more about our Meet and Greet here. If you plan on meeting up with us there, please RSVP here.
If you are a Podshock Supporting Subscriber and you are going to Gallifrey 21, please let us know if you haven't done so already. In addition to the Meet and Greet, we would like to plan something special to do with supporting subscribers at Gallifrey 21. What that might be, depends on how many will be able to join us. It is because of the support of supporting subscribers we are able to bring you the show and do these events. Please if you haven't done so yet, please consider supporting us by becoming a Podshock Supporting Subscriber. It doesn't cost much and it means so much to us.
A new unopened copy of Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead on Blu-Ray disc (US) starring David Tennant and Michelle Ryan will be given to a randomly chosen current Podshock Supporting Subscriber.
We will announce who the disc will be going to at our upcoming Gallifreyan Embassy / Doctor Who: Podshock Meet Up on Second Life on the 20th of February (you need not be present to receive the disc).
This 10th Doctor special, originally transmitted in April 2009 is the first Doctor Who television episode offered in high definition (1080i). It also contains the 60 minute behind-the-scenes Doctor Who: Confidential episode. Note: This is a US version of the Blu-ray disc.
Once again, Victor1st put together a new video introducing people to our Gallifreyan Embassy / Doctor Who: Podshock Second Life Meet Up coming up on the 20th of February.
Whether you are attending Gallifrey 21 or not, you can join us at our Pre-Gallifrey 21 Second Life Meet Up.
Here's a chance to virtually meet up with those you might be meeting the following week at Gallifrey 2010 in Los Angeles. Compare notes, thoughts, and schedule details of the upcoming event. Even if you are not attending the convention, our seasonal meet ups are a fun and fantastic way to connect with other Doctor Who and Torchwood fans without even leaving the comfort of your own home. Each meet up has been grown larger and larger.
The Sonic Newsdriver 20091113
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Friday, the 13th of Nov. 2009
Number 9… Number 9… Number 9…, Number 6… Number 6… Number 6…, Tom Baker on the New Series, I am the Fleshcreep Whether You Like it or Not, Remember - Get a Life, and more.
Hosted by Louis Trapani
"It feels different this time."
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 169
Running Time: 1:44:39
The 5th Doctor's (Peter Davison) final story, The Caves of Androzani Reviewed, News (Waters of Mars, Dreamland, Gallifrey 21, Second Life, DVD), Feedback, and more.
What better way to whet or rather 'wet' your appetite for Waters of Mars coming to BBC One on Sunday, November 15th by joining us for our seasonal meet up on Second Life the day before, Saturday the 14th of November.
You thought things were frightening on Friday the 13th, wait until Saturday the 14th when we all come together once again for a Gallifreyan Embassy / Doctor Who: Podshock virtual meet up! The following day you may be busy watching and re-watching the long awaited next Doctor Who special, Waters of Mars starring David Tennant, but you got nothing going on the day before, right? Now you do!
Once again, our good friend, Victor1st at the Doctor Who Experience (Katrina) on Second Life has created an updated introduction video for our Gallifreyan Embassy / Doctor Who: Podshock Meet Up taking place on Saturday, the 15th of August on Second Life.
Doctor Who: Podshock
Running Time: 0:19:55
Join us for our next SL meet up, The War Games recap, 4th anniversary for the podcast, new podcast swag. Doctor Who: Podshock 159 is coming soon!
Hosted by Louis Trapani, with Eric Escamilla (AKA Bullitt33).
Once again, we will be meeting up via Second Life for another exciting and fun meet up. Best of all, you don't have to drive there to attend. No matter where you may live in this world (or any other), as long as you have a broadband internet connection and a relatively contemporary computer you can join us!
After a very successful return to Second Life last May after having our first in 2006, we received tremendous amount of interest on us doing this on a more regular basis. We listened. We are now holding these meet ups seasonal.
As previously announced, our Second Life meet ups are now seasonal. We will be holding them on a regular basis. Last month, we had our very successful Second Second Life Meet Up which took place after a long gap without any. Victor1st of the land of Katrina on Second Life prepared a video that introduced Doctor Who fans to the Doctor Who Experience on Second Life. He had also created a new one specifically for those attending our meet up.
Although our Second Second Life Meet Up was last month, this video still serves as a good introduction to Second Life for our upcoming meet ups. Our next will be in August. We thank Victor for making this greeting and tour for those attending our meet ups there.
Thanks to the enormous success of our Second Second Life Meet Up in May, we had an overwhelming amount of requests at the event for us to do it on a more regular basis. To that end, we will be holding Doctor Who: Podshock / Gallifreyan Embassy Second Life Meet Ups now regularly.
Second Life is a virtual 3D environment that enables club members, listeners, website visitors, and all Doctor Who fans to come together to meet up, talk, dance, hang out, party, etc. no matter where you live. All that is needed is broadband internet access and the free Second Life client software (and a computer capable of running it). It breaks down the geographic barriers and make it easy for us to connect. It's the next best thing to being there in person.