Posts from 7th October 2010

Oct 10

Freaky Trigger presents A Slug of Pop (series 3, week 4)

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A special episode of Lollards this week, as Tom Ewing and Mark Sinker each talk about a pop song of their choice, with Tim Hopkins asking them the difficult questions. How is putting Lakshminarayanan Shankar on your record a crass commercial move? Are Marina’s diamonds her best friends? Why is Lily Allen hopping from one foot to another like she needs the loo? Find out in A Slug Of Pop!

Time Reconsidered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Who Eps: #10 DESTINY OF THE DALEKS

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… being a show-by-show TARDIS-esque (ie in effect random) exploration of Doctor Who Soup to Nuts, begun at LJ’s diggerdydum community and from now on also crossposted at FT.

OK for my tenth re-view, I have before me (a) the very famous (if arguably very unsuccessful) 1979 ep DESTINY OF THE DALEKS, this being (b) an ep I recall from its first broadcast: in which Davros, the legendary creator of the Daleks left for dead on Skaro, is dug back up and his robot eye, wheelchair and big red knob switched back on. GUESS WHO BY? Th outfall of (b) is that I was very grumpy they didn’t even refit Davros’s mask to the new actor; the out of of (a) is that HILARITY ENSUES, as Davros is quite the silliest megalomaniac ever to have called humans puny, and the Daleks behave like Kevin the teenager in his presence.