Reality Bomb is a monthly podcast exploring the world of Doctor Who and its fans, produced and hosted by Graeme Burk and Joy Piedmont.
Doctor Who Magazine described Reality Bomb as having “aspirations towards the editorial and production quality of National Public Radio.” The podcast is a magazine show that features different segments– ranging from interviews to sketch comedy to spoken word to music and more — where fans explore current events and fascinating issues in the world of Doctor Who and its fandom.
The show has its origins in a conversation at a pub between Graeme and our producer emeritus Alex Kennard. The two were talking about Doctor Who podcasts. Graeme wasn’t a fan of many of them, not liking the format. He preferred something closer to current affairs public radio. Alex challenged Graeme that such a thing could be done. Thus Reality Bomb was created. More than 70 episodes later, the show continues on…
About the co-producers
Joy Piedmont is an educator and writer. She is a co-author for the School Library Journal blog, Someday My Printz Will Come. She contributed an essay to Outside In 2: 125 Unique Perspectives on 125 Modern Doctor Who Stories by 125 Writers and started her career as a writer for Entertainment Weekly. Joy recently helped mastermind the academic track at the Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles. She lives in New York.
Graeme Burk is a writer and author who has recently completed a biography/memoir of Doctor Who’s creator, Sydney Newman, Head of Drama, and has written three guides to Doctor Who with his co-author Robert Smith? including Who is the Doctor, Who’s 50: The 50 Doctor Who Stories To Watch Before You Die and The Doctors Are In and the upcoming Who is the Doctor 2. Graeme has been a fixture on several Doctor Who conventions’ main stages interviewing guests and moderating panels. He lives in Toronto.