Braving Babylon 5 Podcast

Braving Babylon 5

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Episode 1 - Gathering My Thoughts
Welcome to episode 1 of Braving Babylon 5, in which Phil is surprised by some aspects of the pilot episode, and impressed by others! Many thanks to Phil Steere for the podcast logo. Email me at bravingb5@gmail.com and follow me at @bravingb5 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Episode 81 - Where There's Smoke
"No Compromises" - Season 5, Episode 1 All change! Are there signs that JMS is frantically trying to hold the structural integrity of the show together as we head into the home straight? The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. The show "Reply All" is consistently fascinating, you should listen to it - https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all  And for a good chuckle, try Simon Mayo's Confessions podcast, from your friends at BBC Radio 2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b19tks All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 79 - Deep Time
"The Deconstruction of Falling Stars" - Season 4, Episode 22 To infinity (almost) and beyond (almost)! The longest ever episode of Braving Babylon 5, which feels appropriate for a story encompassing one million years of history. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. The show "Reply All" is consistently fascinating, you should listen to it - https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all  And for a good chuckle, try Simon Mayo's Confessions podcast, from your friends at BBC Radio 2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b19tks All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 78 - Alliance and Bester
"Rising Star" - Season 4, Episode 21 This episode title will work a lot better for Brits than overseas listeners, I admit. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. The show "Reply All" is consistently fascinating, you should listen to it - https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all  All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 31 - Rip It Up and Start Again
"Comes the Inquisitor" - Season 2, Episode 21 Can you spot Phil's three dodgy tv references in his episode summary? You may need to be over 35 and British to get the set. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. If true crime is your thing, check out the sad and shocking mystery of Daniel Morgan at www.untoldmurder.com Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Episode 44 - Vir's Wedding Fright
"Sic Transit Vir" - Season 3, Episode 12 A curate's egg, this one. Phil gets a bit lost in a sea of shifting tones. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 15 - Empty Vessel
"Grail" - Season 1, Episode 14 It's a change from our scheduled programming this time on Braving Babylon 5, as we look at "Grail" - Can David Warner pull a lacklustre episode up by its bootstraps? If anyone can, he can!.... This episode is dedicated to Bob DeGrande, a much-loved and prolific podcaster, who passed away recently. Many thanks and much respect to Bob for doing so much for the podcasting community. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ Columbo fans should try out the witty and urbane Just One More Thing: http://thecitydesk.net/justonemorething/   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Episode 50 - Feedback-and-forth
Feedback special for "War Without End" We've now talked for over two and a half hours about this story and I think we've *just* covered it sufficiently! Huge thanks for such excellent emails. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 47 - Vorgone But Not Vorgotten
"Interludes and Examinations" - Season 3, Episode 15 In which Phil regrets blowing "Oh My Kosh!" as an episode title back in the previous season. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 48 - All That Jazz
"Walkabout" - Season 3, Episode 16... or 18! Lyta! Kosh 2.0! Killing a Shadow! Oh, and Franklin goes to the pub and pulls. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 74 - A Series of Unfortunate Decisions
"The Face of the Enemy" - Season 4, Episode 17 Bring back the Shadows, things seemed less gloomy and depressing when they were around! The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. The show "Reply All" is consistently fascinating, you should listen to it - https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all  All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 40 - Strife on Mars
"Messages from Earth" - Season 3, Episode 8 Part one of the holy trinity. I really want to hear G'kar sing. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 89 - Feet of Clay
"Feet of Clay" - Season 5, Episode 9 We're spiralling downwards, slowly... Is the real world or B5's world more depressing? Hmmm... The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. I've really been enjoying "Swindled" lately, a podcast about white collar crime, fraudsters, hucksters etc. Give it a go: http://swindledpodcast.com/ A rare gem - an actual play Dungeons and Dragons podcast that's super smart, super funny but not over the top and has a terrific story, I recommend "Not Another D&D Podcast" -  https://www.headgum.com/not-another-dandd-podcast All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 24 - 2259 or 1959?
"A Race Through Dark Places" & "Soul Mates" - Season 2, Episodes 7 & 8 In this episode: Phil becomes an nbearably PC SJW. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic folks should go to http://bronyquestpodcast.tumblr.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Episode 16 - The Beat of a Different Drum
"Eyes" - Season 1, Episode 15 The quality of B5 recovers a little after the previous story, but another British bad guy?! For shame JMS! If you would like to support listener Aidan's new podcast about My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, check it out at http://bronyquestpodcast.tumblr.com/ and https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-brony-quest-podcast/id974952559 The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ Columbo fans should try out the witty and urbane Just One More Thing: http://thecitydesk.net/justonemorething/   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Episode 88 - Courting Disaster
"In the Kingdom of the Blind" - Season 5, Episode 8 Panic over, I hate Byron again. Phew. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. I'm delighted to discover that the wonderful Alan Alda has his own podcast, and even more delighted that its topics are empathy and communication; two things the world badly needs right now: http://www.aldacommunicationtraining.com/podcasts/ A rare gem - an actual play Dungeons and Dragons podcast that's super smart, super funny but not over the top and has a terrific story, I recommend "Not Another D&D Podcast" -  https://www.headgum.com/not-another-dandd-podcast All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 87 - In Defence of Byron
"Secrets of the Soul" - Season 5, Episode 7 Almost didn't hate Byron. Some kind of Stockholm syndrome? And Lochley's gone again. Frown emoji. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. I'm delighted to discover that the wonderful Alan Alda has his own podcast, and even more delighted that its topics are empathy and communication; two things the world badly needs right now: http://www.aldacommunicationtraining.com/podcasts/ A rare gem - an actual play Dungeons and Dragons podcast that's super smart, super funny but not over the top and has a terrific story, I recommend "Not Another D&D Podcast" -  https://www.headgum.com/not-another-dandd-podcast All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Mini Message from Phil
Real-life pressures have caused a small delay in the arrival of the next episode, but just for a week - then we'll be back to the 2-weeks-ish groove we've got into over the last couple of months. Thanks for sticking with me. bravingb5@gmail.com @bravingb5
Episode 67 - Finders Keepers
"Racing Mars" - Season 4, Episode 10 A Martian excursion and conflict between best buds. Also, has anyone seen this Centauri or this Narn? Reward offered for safe return. The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Beer lovers might like We Made a Beer: http://wemadeabeer.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ The Columbo podcast you have been waiting for has arrived - http://columboconfab.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 3 - Sinclair's Stimulating Soul-Searching
"Soul Hunter" - Season 1, Episode 2 Welcome to episode 3 of Braving Babylon 5. This week Phil is intrigued and impressed by the show's exploration of some spiritual scenes, and feels he's starting to really get into the Babylon 5 groove. Feedback of all kinds would be really welcome - please email me your thoughts or just tweet me, or leave a comment here. The email address is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a chance. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Episode 38 - A Religious Experience
"Dust to Dust" - Season 3, Episode 6 No gender politics, just Phil raving about how much he loves the episode. Ahhhh..... The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 39 - Trilliant Filler
"Exogenesis" - Season 3, Episode 7 A little stop-gap of standard but solid fare before we go into the holy trinity... Sami's link! http://www.jmsnews.com/msg.aspx?id=1-19506 The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 54 - Operas of Soap and Space
"Z'Ha'Dum" - Season 3, Episode 22 A great season but will it get a fitting finale? After last time's existential fight to the death the stakes are personal this time. Will the drama hold up? The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Beer lovers might like We Made a Beer: http://wemadeabeer.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ The Columbo podcast you have been waiting for has arrived - http://columboconfab.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 57 - Into the Abyss
"Whatever Happened to Mr Garibaldi?" - Season 4, Episode 2 "Compassion is a rare commodity these days" - G'kar The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Beer lovers might like We Made a Beer: http://wemadeabeer.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ The Columbo podcast you have been waiting for has arrived - http://columboconfab.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
Episode 42 - Intended Consequences
"Severed Dreams" - Season 3, Episode 10 We're back from a festive hiatus and it's a new high watermark for Babylon 5! The email address for the show is bravingb5@gmail.com and you can find me on Twitter at @bravingb5 Many thanks as always to Phil Steere for the podcast logo, and to everyone downloading the podcast and giving me a listen, much appreciated. Huge thanks to listener Steve Evans for his big contribution to the show. Star Trek fans should check out the peerless J.R. Watches Star Trek For The First Time: http://jrwatchesstartrek.blogspot.co.uk/ Dr Who fans should check out the unbeatable Tardis Tavern: http://tardistavern.libsyn.com/ All music in the podcast is by Dexter Britain, who kindly makes his work freely available. Go visit him at www.dexterbritain.co.uk   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  
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Podcast Details
Started
Jan 29th, 2014
Latest Episode
Dec 8th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
98
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
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