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Doctor Whooch // Episode 131 // Bitches Get Snitches
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In which Devin has to moderate a domestic dispute. Welcome back to (WHY ARE WE DOING THIS) a full on, deep dive into Torchwood: Miracle Day, with your regular hosts, Danica and Brandon, and our irregular host, Devin R. Bruce. On this week’s show: “Escape to L.A.”! It’sR...
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Doctor Whooch // Episode 130 // Getting Jacked
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In which FINALLY, all the weird sex and terrible relationships we’ve come to expect from Torchwood arrive! Welcome back to the sex house, babies! And the first and only episode we go out of our way to name check the man who put a seamless scene of butts together. Congrats, Michael N Knue &#...
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Doctor Whooch // Episode 129 // Forget it Rex. It’s Banana Town.
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In which the world still has flip phones because OF COURSE THEY DO. Danica, Brandon and Devin are back for more Torchwood for some reason. In THIS episode (entitled “Rendition”) we attempt to remember Rex’s basic-ass American name, with diminishing results. Also! Evil instructio...
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Doctor Whooch // Episode 128 // 8 Shotguns and a Baby
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Hello ladies. Hello laddies. We’re BACK. Welcome to a very special season of Doctor Whooch, in which we dig into the final season of Torchwood (Miracle Day!) with a very special guest… Devin R. Bruce! He’s going to be here for all ten episodes and he’s very uncomfortable a...
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Scratch
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The corners of my brain were itchy. The corners of my brain were itchy, and I was staring at the many blank pages of my 2017 agenda. Every year, I buy a new one, the blank pages filled with promise, and every year I end up staring at those very same pages, all too few … Continue reading Scr...
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The Line Is Drawn // They Cry Moore, Moore, Moore
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The Line Is Drawn features floating thoughts on recent comic book happenings. They may be gathered for a more substantial meal at a later date. WITH A REBEL YELL Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably experienced something co-created by the reclusive wizard Alan Moore. He’s the writer behind...
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Kings of Nothing
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Kings of Nothing
I’m frustrated. Frustrated at all the people who see silence as a preferred behaviour. Frustrated at those who think only of winning. People who want to stand on their tiny mountains at the end of the day, and feel proud they destroyed as many as possible. Those who push others down to stand on t...
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Doctor Whooch // Episode 127 // Best Space Friend Chad
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In which we say good-bye… and good riddance. Danica and Brandon are back to finally give their tipsy opinions on “Twice Upon A Time”, the final Moffat era Doctor Who episode. And while it ALSO sadly marks the end of Peter Capaldi’s time as the Doctor, they pull no punches....
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5 Things: Maximum Derek
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5 Things: Maximum Derek
Five Things is an occasional check in on what’s been and what might be. I refuse to set a regularity for it, because life is some bullshit, you know? 01. So I learned something about myself last year: I find it a whole hell of a lot easier to write when I am angry or feeling depressed. You can &#...
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But Seriously
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2017 was quite a mixed bag. Danica has spoken about where we were and where we are quite a bit more than I have this year, and there’s good reason for this. I’ve always considered myself a writer, but I never write. I will take almost any excuse not to, thinking in my head “but ...
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