This week it’s not a Welcome to you Are Doom episode, and it’s not a Binge Buddies or Corona Cartoons episode. No, this week it’s an entirely different thing that doesn’t really fit into any category: The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special “The Day of the Doctor.” Bryan is joined by Matt “The General” Dykes and together they’ll break down all the things that make this special tick and what it means to them as Doctor Who fans in general.
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Bryan Dressel and Jonathan Hardesty.
Bryan Dressel with co-hosts Graham Mason and Matt Dykes
Notes and research by
Bryan Dressel, Ryan James, and Trey Johnson
Original music by
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Many years ago, I did a heavy research dive into Mary Queen of Scots with an idea of trying to find a good story where I could make her a badass hero. It became clear pretty quickly that this was impossibly without a lot of bullshit. She just wasn’t a great role model. She was almost always on the run either literally or metaphorically, she was easily manipulated by men specifically, she was so obsessed with her lineage that she never put the right amount of energy into being a good leader in the job she already had, and she ended up dying when she wouldn’t stop obsessing about Elizabeth, who she never actually met in person. I decided there just wasn’t a story there – not with her as the protagonist.
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Emily Blake writes screenplays with lots of fight scenes. She is a vocal advocate for feminism, polyamory, kink, and sex positivity. She makes most of her money as a script supervisor for film and television, but she also makes cosplays for clients out of her little apartment in Los Angeles.