Ashland

Ashland Podcast

Bingers with good advice on how to spend your precious time. Film & TV news, behind the scenes, and lots of tea, honey.

We're All In This Together
As COVID-19 sweeps through the U.S., people are afraid, anxious, and confused. Andre, Ian, and Lisa share some good news and info  that can hopefully help. No one sings Imagine....

Keep Calm and Carry On
COVID-19 and the democratic primary has a lot of people on edge and at each other's throats. Let's stop all the BS, have a bevvie, and calm the hell down. We've also got some solid recommendations for your self quarantine....

Props Table
Coronavirus. Monk. Schitt’s Creek. Hadestown. Rodgers and Hammerstein. It seemed like it was all going so well until Andre told that one story. Listen. We tried to stay calm, but things got out of control. It just did....


Writer's Block
Lisa and Andre discuss which advice for writers really works while working with bodies that are on fire. Also, sorry Johnny Depp....

The Flan Episode
Lisa is on a dessert making kick. Andre is underwater. Parasite wins, but can the Oscars be saved? Next In Fashion on Netflix is confusing and the LEGO show on Hulu bums us out....

Our House Our Rules Our Coffee
Lisa and Andre are trying a thing. Ian is in Europe. Come listen to this straight up delightful dumpster fire. SPOILERS! For Knives Out....


Don't Send In the Clowns
SPOILERS! Why is everyone so serious about Joker? Why are we still taking polls and believing they are real? The Dems swing and miss at the latest debate. And recommendations that Netflix should really pay us for....

Numb Bums
As we slide into 2020, the gang gets TMI. Also, spoilers for The Mandalorian, and mild spoilers for The Witcher....


End of the Decade
Those 10 years went by in a blink seems like. What did we learn? Where did we go? How weird did it get?...

Mr. Robot Series Finale
SPOILERS! Our own little fsociety gathered to discuss the conclusion of Sam Esmail's groundbreaking series and our various states of shock, awe, mirth, glee, depression, denial, and joy.  Basically, we're all of the Christian Slaters....

Mr. Robot 411 eXit
SPOILERS! Are you a 1 or a 0? Are you blue or purple? Do you cry during the credits? Are you confused as hell, but think you have the whole Whiterose machine figured out? Yeah. Us neither. Come listen to us spiral about the next to the last ever episode of Mr. Robot....


Mr. Robot 410 Gone
SPOILERS! In this sliding doors episode or Mr. Robot, we think Irving, author of Beach Towel: A Novel,  might be better at teasing our podcast: Two Jersey girls grapple with love, grilled cheese, sleep, and Sour Patch Kids as they roll through the land of the RWAs after the fallout of a Not So Merry Doxxmas. What do you think? Bestseller?...

Mr. Robot 409 Conflict
SPOILERS! Whiterose gets pipsqueaked. Price runs out the clock. Darlene fsocieties the 1%. And Magda, Robot, and Young Elliot hatch a plan....

Mr. Robot 408 Request Timeout
SPOILERS! Peanuts and Javi ponder eateries. Vera gets stripped for parts. Elliot finds a true friend in Krista while he puts Mr. Robot in timeout. Young Elliot takes Adult Elliot on a field trip. Deegan takes a family vacation. Dom goes John Wick. Janice goes on a trip....


Mr. Robot 408 Request Timeout
SPOILERS! Peanuts and Javi ponder eateries. Vera gets stripped for parts. Elliot finds a true friend in Krista while he puts Mr. Robot in timeout. Young Elliot takes Adult Elliot on a field trip. Deegan takes a family vacation. Dom goes John Wick. Janice goes on a trip....

Mr. Robot 406 Not Acceptable
SPOILERS! Elliot and Leon meet at Tod's. Vera spins a quaint Xmas tale. Domlene d'ohs! while Janice huhs. Whiterose ponders quantum physics as Wang Shu pushes for a red Christmas. Elliot brings Olivia Christmas in a cup....


Mr. Robot Season 4 Episode 406 Not Acceptable
SPOILERS! Elliot and Leon meet at Tod's. Vera spins a quaint Xmas tale. Domlene d'ohs! while Janice huhs. Whiterose ponders quantum physics as Wang Shu pushes for a red Christmas. Elliot brings Olivia Christmas in a cup....

Mr. Robot 405 Method Not Allowed
SPOILERS! The Aldersons do some Ho Ho Hacking. Elliot Is Wheezy on Ice. Dolph gets Home Aloned. Price hears Slay Bells. Janice prepares the stuffing. Dom is dreaming of an Irish Christmas. The Weather Outside and Inside is Frightful for Krista. Vera is home for the holidays....

TeaTime: Dorian
On this TeaTime... Andre is in the thick of prepping his new musical Dorian, a modern take on the eternal dude with the creepy portrait in his basement. Ian and Lisa are ready for the great cocooning. And why they gotta take shots at Marvel movies, yo?...


Mr. Robot 404 Not Found
"Farewell has a sweet sound of reluctance. Goodbye is short and final, a word with teeth sharp to bite through the string that ties the past to the future." -- John Steinbeck. Oh, and spoilers....

Mr. Robot Season 4 Episode 4 404 Not Found
"Farewell has a sweet sound of reluctance. Goodbye is short and final, a word with teeth sharp to bite through the string that ties the past to the future." -- John Steinbeck. Oh, and spoilers....

Mr. Robot 403 Forbidden
SPOILERS! Whiterose has officially run out of patience. Elliot doesn't ask this time. Vera wants to connect with his Architect. Who's in the white van this time....


Mr. Robot Season 4 Episode 3 Forbidden
SPOILERS! Whiterose has officially run out of patience. Elliot doesn't ask this time. Vera wants to connect with his Architect. Who's in the white van this time....

Mr. Robot 401 Unauthorized
SPOILERS! Well, the final season of Mr. Robot got started with a bang. Two, in fact. It also saw its creator playing god without permission. Ian, Lisa, Andre, and Angie discuss crazy Christmas time in the city for Mr. Robot and Elliot. WTF, friend!...


TeaTime: Drink Water
What happens when you respect yourself? Everything. If you're a creative struggling with the world, we talk about the sh*t we know so far....

TeaTime: Drink Water
What happens when you respect yourself? Everything. If you're a creative struggling with the world, we talk about the sh*t we know so far....

IT Chapter 2
MAJOR SPOILERS! We discuss all of IT Chapter 2 and why it made Andre so emotional. Andre also went to see Game of Thrones in concert and we relive the moment when the audience went completely nuts. Lisa and Ian watched Yesterday and Brightburn on streaming and why those two films stand out. Come listen!...


IT Chapter 2
MAJOR SPOILERS! We discuss all of IT Chapter 2 and why it made Andre so emotional. Andre also went to see Game of Thrones in concert and we relive the moment when the audience went completely nuts. Lisa and Ian watched Yesterday and Brightburn on streaming and why those two films stand out. Come listen!...

TeaTime: CBDs and Summer Baths
LIGHT SPOILERS for Carnival Row and Dave Chappelle's Sticks & Stones as we gather round for the monthly TeaTime. Everyone's over summer and ready for a Mr. Robot fall. Andre adjusts back into the school routine. Ian readies for the quiet and a break in the heat. Lisa survived the summer by popping CBDs and listening to history podcasts whilst in the bath....

Mindhunter Season 2
SPOILERS! Manson. Wayne Williams. But did the rest of the storyline hold up? Let's talk about it....


Blessed Be the Beatdown
SPOILERS! The Handmaids Tale ended with some much-needed relief and retribution. The Boys got ready to brawl with America's corporate heroes. Both shows strapped up for the war to come....

I'm a Slut for That
SPOILERS! We're binging so hard this summer, we slipped off our swan pool float. Euphoria, The Boys, Years and Years, Endgame bonus features, Robot wraps filming the final season, Andy Serkis directs Venom, Leslie Jones hates Ragnorak, and Andre's Dan Levy eyebrows....

Closure
SPOILERS! Spider-Man: Far From Home ends MCU's Phase 3 with a KAPOW. Orange Is the New Black peaced out on a high note....


San Diego Comic-Con 2019
Conleth Hill kills it at the Game of Thrones panel. Mahershala Ali shocks. Errbody’s in a Marvel movie for the next few years. Avatar bows to Endgame. #SDCC2019 #Marvel #GameOfThrones #GoTs...

Queer Eye Season 4
SPOILERS! The biggest gift of the show is the positivity and an exchange of cultural points of view. Mostly, we're living for JVN going back to his old high school.  Can you believe, henny? Yes. Yes we can....

A Couple of Boobs and Their Neighbor
Happy Anniversary! It's been one year since Andre joined the show! We also talk about the Emmy nominations, that latest episode of Pose, AHS: 1984, Taika doing another Thor movie, Game of Thrones props open the awards door for superhero movies, and Netflix cracks down....


The Big One
SPOILERS! There were earthquakes on and off screen. Stranger Things Season 3 (which Lisa spoiled for Andre), Spider-Man: Far From Home, the US Womens Soccer Team won the World Cup, Dark Season 2, Midsommar, Mary Louise, and those actual earthquakes that shookuth us....

Their A**holes Are Similar to Our A**holes
You have to watch Years and Years on HBO! We're also here for season 2 of Instant Hotel on Netflix. Love Razz and Mark! Euphoria just keeps getting better. Zendaya 4ever. And as we say goodbye to Pride month, we celebrate Lisa's fatness in the shower....


But You Can Call Me Khaleesi
LIGHT SPOILERS! The binge rolls on with Handmaid's Tale, Pose, Black Mirror, My Next Guest with David Letterman, Gentleman Jack, The Chef Show, Murder Mystery, What We Do In the Shadows, Documentary Now!, Tales of the City, Songland, and the new Avengers video game trailer. Plus, why Andre is now rolling by a new handle....

Back on the Binge
SPOILERS! After recovering from the last season of Game of Thrones, we're back on our binge. We discuss HBO's Chernobyl, Veep and Deadwood: The Movie, Netflix's When They See Us and Always Be My Maybe, and Amazon's Good Omens....

Mr. Robot Season 4 Preview
SPOILERS! Our special guest was at Tribeca Film Festival for the A Farewell to Mr. Robot panel and we talk about just where the final season might be heading....


Bring Your Own Bowl
SPOILERS! We talk about the love and hard work that went into Game of Thrones and how many times we cried during The Last Watch. We also discuss film production and how sometimes the budget is so low, you're asked to bring your own bowl for soup. True story....

Killing Eve S2 and Fleabag S1&2
SPOILERS! That season 2 ending of Killing Eve was a big wow, right? Fleabag season 2? Same. We talk about both shows and why Phoebe Waller-Bridge is our new drug. We also catch ourselves out for thinking that season 2 of Killing Eve was the series finale. Come listen....

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 6
SPOILERS! Game of Thrones went out like it came in... like a straight up direwolf, son. Winter Came, took names, and owned y'all....


Andre Does LA
We finally met Andre face to face. What did he learn? That we make a lot of strange noises at Haggis because he's a good boi. Earthquakes don't happen on the regular. And the Westside is the Bestside. But mostly, LA rocks. Andre should move here....

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 5
SPOILERS! The Bells is one of our favorite Game of Thrones episodes. Ride your white horse over to our house and find out why....


Avengers: Endgame
SPOILERS! If you've seen it and you're ready to talk. We're here. Come listen....

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 3
SPOILERS! We won't even attempt to tease this epic episode of Game of Thrones and the Battle of Winterfell because the night is dark and full of spoilers. Come listen....

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2
SPOILERS! The calm before the storm had some storm clouds of its own. But it also had some of the best moments in the series. No. You're crying....


Lord Waddle Neck
Why does everyone get so pressed over trailers? We talk about the new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Lion King, and American Horror Story: 1984 trailers. B*tch, don't run upstairs! Also, we talk about the gem that is Fleabag and  why we love Black Summer and how we got our zombie groove back....

Schitt's Creek
SPOILERS! This little show burst out of the mind of Dany Levy five years ago and has grown into everyone's favorite. Why? Levy gave us stories we didn't know we needed....

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 1
SPOILERS! The final season premiere of Game of Thrones gave us a lot of things we really wanted and even stuff we didn’t know we wanted, but… you know it’s all downhill from here. Ned Umber could’ve told you that. We break down the episode and look at a few clues of what’s to come....


Superhero Fatigue
The colossal loss of Nipsey Hussle, Kit Harington's triumph on SNL, the Joker trailer starring Joaquin Phoenix, looking back at the chaos of the making of LOTR: The Return of the King, why Andre should watch Killing Eve, the emotional end to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and why Superhero Fatigue is not a thing....

Game of Thrones
BIG TIME SPOILERS! As we head into the premiere of the 8th and final season of Game of Thrones, we look back at just what made George R. R. Martin's books succeed as a screen adaptation. We talk about some of our favorite episodes, the best villains, and why we're just not ready for it all to end. And we have a special treat. Andre plays some of the most memorable compositions by Ramin Djawadi....

The Thanus theory
We break down those Endgame posters and THAT Ant-Man and Thanos meme. Is JK Rowling rethinking Fantastic Beasts? Why can't we love The Dirt, Rocketman, and Bohemian Rhapsody? What We Do In the Shadows on FX rocks. Lisa is into baths. Andre recalls being forced into ESL classes. Oh, and listen to Academy Award Winner Rami Malek's podcast Blackout. Sooo good!...


What if you're a weed farmer?!
The Mueller Report is here. So now what? Andre's watching season 3 of Mr. Robot and Lisa can't stop smiling about it. What's really going on with the cancellation of One Day At a Time? The Patrick coming out on Schitt's Creek episode was our favorite. Emilia Clarke's harrowing story of dealing with two aneurysms during Game of Thrones makes us love her even more. Terrace House is there just when Lisa needs it. And we're very confused about who actually qualifies for FarmersOnly.com...

Us
SPOILERS! Jordan Peele's second film Us is a masterpiece. How quick did you figure "IT" out? Did you pick up on the cultural code switching? Did Red shoot the Wakanda Forever sign in the driveway? How did Jason do that to Pluto? We think we figured out the scissors thing. And much much more......

Grassy Ass Crack
Ian wrestled the backyard into submission but it really chapped his hindquarters. Do we owe Johnny Depp an apology as he says he has proof he was the victim and not Amber Heard? James Gunn is back for Guardians of the Galaxy 3. What's up with Gotham's final season scheduling. We break down the Endgame trailer. Andre is ready to riot, Ian gets anxious, and Lisa is just here for whatever happens, but messed up and looked at reddit....


Queer Eye Season 3
SPOILERS! What a season. And we needed it. Once again, this show and the Fab 5 lift us, encourage us, and share with us....

Art vs. The Artist
Can and should we separate the art from the artist? We discuss the fallout from Leaving Neverland, Surviving R. Kelly, and the cancellation of Frankie Shaw's Showtime show SMILF....

Captain Marvel
SPOILERS! How stoked are we about Carol Danvers's introduction into the MCU?! We think you know the answer to that. Come on in and listen to our thoughts on Vers, Lawson, Maria, Monica, Talos, Goose, Yon-Rogg, that dope CGI on Fury and Coulson, and all the things that make Captain Marvel so special....


Six White Boomers
Green Book and the hostless Oscars, the Cohen hearing, Pell in a cell, Andre's ruined life, Lisa finally walks away from TWD, and Liz educates three Americans about Christmas in Australia....

Andre, did your door just open a little bit?
This week, we discuss the Jussie Smollett fallout, feeling the Bern part 2, Andre's reaction to getting caught up on Game of Thrones, the arrival of Alpha on The Walking Dead, and a lonely abandoned shark in Melbourne getting her groove back. We close the podcast by scaring the absolute doodie out of Andre....

Welcome, Liz from Down Under
We get to know Liz our latest podcast co-host. Andre's Game of Thrones watch. Lisa's Gotham watch. Ja Rule's next Fyre Festival. Shane Dawson's Chuck E. Cheese conspiracy theory. Handmaids Tale goes to DC....


Danai Gurira Is Free!
SPOILERS for Abducted in Plain Sight, Russian Doll, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones (hey, you may be watching it for the first time like Andre). We also talk about how Liam Neesons may have tainted those Key & Peele sketches for ya. Also, somebody save Virginia! And how Danai Gurira is the latest major cast member to leave TWD. Come, listennn....

Burning Couches and Rubber Bullets
California rain, raining rubber bullets, campus couches on fire, another argument for not going out, blackface then and now, the evolution of hip hop, Chinese and Russian hackers and the U.S. power and gas grid, the deal with Supernatural, Free Bicycle Tours, Shane Dawson, AbnormallyAdam, RENT Live!, Andre performing three-hour operas and his beef with Wolfy, Amanda Saeles I Be Knowin', and how we'll never probably convince Andre to move to L.A....

Arya At The Weird Prison Camp With the Rat Buckets
Andre introduces Lisa to YouTubers. Questions about Andre's new Kroger video and the wide gap in cake pricing between coasts. The new Ted Bundy trailer has issues. What's coming with Generation Z. Helping a stranger with writing tips. Andre's Game of Thrones progress and the source of the podcast's title. And how shorts and a parka are completely fine for California "winter." Plus, what Rami Malek really did for BoRhap and the industry....


Sorry, Cody Fern
We've emerged from the holiday hole! Huzzah! Andre has a thing for Jon Snow so he's sorry for cheating on his other TV boyfriend. We also talk about his new YouTube channel and the mixtape he made for Lisa. And how trying to go vegetarian is as bumpy as a cauliflower road. Plus, those two crazy Fyre Festival docs and much much more....

Clean Your Bong Water
We're going weekly! And in our first episode of the year we talk about not sparking joy, ramping, failure, learning, unlearning. checking your own closet before you rifle through someone else's, and changing out that bong water because, well, it's nasty....

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
SPOILERS! How many paths did you try? You dropped the acid every time, right? I mean... Pax is in control. And by Pax, we mean Netflix....


TeaTime: Knock knock. Who's there? TBoM
We head into 2019 another TeaTime. Resolutions, door-to-door religious intrusions, online gaming, and what a difference a year makes in our lives. Come join us....

Bird Box
SPOILERS! You've seen the memes, but have you seen Bird Box on Netflix? What did you think? We had a lot of questions....

The Rider
SPOILERS! One of the best films we saw in 2018, this powerful, beautiful, and raw film brought us Brady Jandreau as a real life American horseman as seen through the eyes of director Chloe Zhao....


Best TV Shows of 2018
Mostly spoiler free! We don't really do top 10 or 20 lists because that seems silly with so much content out there. What we're doing here is recommending shows that we think are worth your time. Enjoy!...

TeaTime: Garbage Truck Serial Killer
In this episode, Ian, Andre, and Lisa catch up and talk about: Dude walked into Lisa’s house and took a damn nap in front of her  Andre Pepe Silvia-ing The Crimes of Grindelwald J.K. Rowling can't hear notes from her diamond-encrusted sky mansion Listennn, only you know how to write your thing  Our future radio dramas and why lazy is the best way to go Ian being on the Most Wanted list and having to be mercy killed, twice Why TWD feels like they stopped punching you in the D, but now they’re just punching ...

American Horror Story: Apocalypse
SPOILERS! How Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and this cast and crew delivered the best season of American Horror Story yet....


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
SPOILERS! Did you see it opening weekend or wait? We talk about all of those pesky plot points, Depp, Nagini, and all the things we've all been thinking and discussing, but we also talk about the good stuff, too. No matter what... Ezra Miller forever!...

Homecoming
SPOILERS! From podcast to screen, Sam Esmail brings his special touch to Homecoming starring Julia Roberts and Stephan James. He also has us talking about aspect ratios. Oh, Sam!...

Bohemian Rhapsody
SPOILERS! Run, don't walk, to see this uplifting film made with blood, sweat, and literal tears from a stellar cast and crew. Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello, Lucy Boynton, Aaron McCusker, and Tom Hollander will own your heart when it's all said and done. Forgive Mike Myers and Allen Leech. They were only doing their jobs....


The Haunting of Hill House
SPOILERS BIG TIME! Never expected to understand, love, hurt, and heal in an old spooky house. This series needs love and respect over what it has done for the genre it has created....

The Nightmare Before Christmas
On October 29, 1993, The Nightmare Before Christmas premiered. Can you believe it's been 25 years? It is a beloved Halloween/Christmas tradition, depending upon how it's honored at your house. We talk about TNBC's origins, some fun facts, and why the themes and the music are timeless. We also go on a rant about critics which is super fun....

What Scares Us the Most
Fear is personal. We can get our heart racing from anything. Clowns, elevator shafts, open doors, maniacal cherubs, the IRS. Which movie perfectly captures your fear?...


Better Call Saul Season 4
SPOILERS! Slippin' Jimmy becomes Saul Goodman and although we know where he ends up from Breaking Bad, it's still a master class in storytelling. And watching Kim Wexler's ride or die smile drop at the end of the season? This is why Better Call Saul is one of the best shows on television....

Adaptations, Reboots, and Remakes
What're your favorite adaptation, reboots, and remakes? We talk about a few of our own. Who got it right. Who had an impossible task, and our suggestions to make things better....

Snowfall Season 2
SPOILERS! Now that Saint knows what's up, how's he going to handle his budding empire? FX's Snowfall is one of the best shows out there and we talk about this amazing cast, storylines, and how John Singleton, Eric Amadio, and Dave Andron's drama lays out the groundwork for one of the biggest scandals in American history....


American Horror Story: Coven
SPOILERS! We look back at the season of the witch on AHS and why we love it so much. We recount the seven wonders that was American Horror Story: Coven. Balenciaga!...

American Horror Story: Murder House
SPOILERS! As we wait for for the full season of Apocalypse to happen, we recap the first season of American Horror Story. Come join us!...

Castle Rock
SPOILERS! We watched the series twice. Do what now? Who is Henry Deaver? Who is The Kid? Is that you, Pennywise? Was Ruth really time tripping? Is the schisma  real? Is Puck a cat or a dog?...


The Great British Baking Show
We miss Mary Berry, Sue Perkins, and Mel Giedroyc. But we also really love Prue Leith, Noel Fielding, and Sandi Toksvig. Paul Hollywood is still in the tent in all his tanned silver-fox glory. Can we love both shows? Yes. Yes, we can....

Fandoms
We have a love/hate relationship with our fandoms. There's the rush of finding your people and then the moments of spinning in a circle shaking your fist at the sky. We talk about what makes fandoms tick and what ticks us off about them, too. Oh, and a whole lot of Teen Wolf....

Ozark Season 2
SPOILERS! The Byrde family tried to fly in season 2 but ran into some obstacles... Darlene, the KC mob, cartel business, and their own dysfunction. Even better than season 1 and season 1 was fabulous. Also, GO RUTH!...


Captain America Trilogy
SPOILERS! What makes Steve Rogers tick? We jump right in and look at the brawn, brains, and character of one of the most diehard Avengers in the MCU....

Stories That Changed Our Lives
Which movie, TV show, song, artist, or theatre piece changed your life? We talk about some of those stories that spun us off in new directions and changed the way we see our world and ourselves....

Preacher Season 3
SPOILERS! An action-packed season full of ass kicking, gran'ma voodoo, swam consommé, soul-sucking, glutinous, vampiretastic, limb-shredding awesomeness. Woohoo!...


Papillon
SPOILERS! Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek hold the screen in this riveting update by director Michael Noer. We talk about how it stands up to the 1973 and just how we may have overlooked Mr. Hunnam's work. Rami is awesome as usual....

Orange Is the New Black Season 6
SPOILERS! How are you feeling about season 6? New crew, old crew, the Fantasy Inmate, and a whole lot of strange dead ends. What about Taystee, though?! And Flores?! Let's talk....

Queer Representation in Media
Why does queer representation matter? Are we reflecting the queer community positively? What can we do to get our stories out there? Join us while we get all up in that!...


Penny Dreadful
Penny Dreadful gave us the amazing Eva Green and her fellow demon-fighting crew Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Danny Sapani, Harry Treadaway, and the unforgettable Mr. Lyle, Simon Russell Beale. We talk about what grabbed us and kept us riveted for three seasons and why we still miss these characters....

Avengers: Infinity War
SPOILERS! We discuss a good chunk of the films across the MCU so be warned! We, new converts to the MCU, discuss Infinity War with seasoned pro Andre and all that went down, a ship we just learned about (Stucky), and the planning that goes into the franchise. Plus, what's going to happen next. Do you know?! Let's talk....

Villains
SPOILERS! We discuss the plots of many popular TV shows and films. Don’t let us ruin your day! Skip this one until 2025 when you’re caught up on all of the things.  Who’s your favorite villain? Killmonger? Cersei? Loki? Thanos? Snape? Walter White? The Xenomorph from Aliens?...


Mental Illness On Screen
TRIGGER WARNING. We discuss mental health issues and suicide in this episode.  If you need to talk to someone, please reach out to @800273TALK on Twitter, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255, or the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at afsp.org...

Pose
The first season of Pose worked it until all of the Radio Flyers were filled with trophies, children. They served 80s realness and a cast that killed it. From our House to yours, Live, Work, Pose!...

SDCC 2018
San Diego Comic Con 2018 was bigger and crazier than ever. We talk about our favorites as well as some missteps. Come on in!...


Film and TV Scores
Composer and our pod buddy Andre Magalhaes is back to discuss all things film and tv scores. We talk about our favorites, gripes, inclusion, and that distracting Batman theme....

The Handmaids Tale Season 2
SPOILERS! Under his eye, mofos! A torturous journey comes to a surprising conclusion and a major set up for season 3. We discuss the season with our cousin T....

Solo: A Star Wars Story
SPOILERS! Composer and fellow nerd Andre Magalhaes joins us. We discuss the various issues with Solo and why maybe this one was for the older fans. And the huge issue of bridging the gap between generations....


The Walking Dead
SPOILERS! Including Infinity War. Meet Andre, composer and avid TV and film nerd, as we discuss why we quit The Walking Dead and why he still watches....

Jersey Shore Family Vacation
Cabs are heeeeaaah! Pauly's hair is back. Snooki's pool pissing. Deena learns about waterways. Jenni takes out the garbage. Vinny negotiates carbs. Ron's got some big decisions to make. Mike does all of this sober....

Killing Eve
Now that's how you create a villain...


Westworld Season 2
SPOILERS! We went from hating it to "oh snap!" after a good long think and rewatch. Are you in or out for season 2 of Westworld. Full disclosure: We're just regular humans so what do we know anyway? Come discuss with us!...


Queer Eye Season 2
Jonathan, Antoni, Karamo, Tan, and Bobby are baaaaack! How much did you cry? Because we cried A LOT, boobee!...

The Staircase - Netflix with new episodes
SPOILERS! Slip and fall, murder, or owl? The rollercoaster ride that is The Staircase, what has been called the Citizen Kane of documentaries. Were you satisfied with how it ended? Was justice served?...

The Americans - Series Finale
SPOILERS! Are you doing shots and thinking about what Paige is about to do next?! Us too! So much happened and we didn't see any of it coming. Just like a sneak attack by an illegal!...


Barry
SPOILERS! Did you see Bill Hader's new HBO series? It's soooo good. It's 2 babka good. Just ask fanboy Noho Hank. We talk about the dark dark comedy that came out of nowhere....

Atlanta Season 2 Robbin Season
SPOILERS! How did you feel about Robbin' Season? We got to see more of the insides of Earn, Darius, and Alfred and, man, it got deep and scary. Will Alfred fire Earn? Will Darius put his foot in some European pasta? Will Tracy break in and squat until he figures it all out? Will Lottie escape the pen? Is Alligator man still running? Pile on the outdoor couch with us, smoke this, and discuss....

Atlanta - Teddy Perkins
SPOILERS! Do you ever get the feeling stuff like this always happens to Darius? Yeah, us too....


The Assassination of Gianni Versace
SPOILERS! Ryan Murphy's second season of American Crime Story came to a tragic conclusion. What did you think? Come join us!...

Oscars 2018
SPOILERS! Are the Oscars keeping up with the times? What's good? What's bad? What's still the same?...

The Cloverfield Paradox
SPOILERS! We talk about the 2008 original Cloverfield, the second in the anthology 2016's 10 Cloverfield Lane, the latest The Cloverfield Paradox as well as the multiverse, the Slushoverse, and more!...


Black Panther
SPOILERS! If you haven't seen it, go see Black Panther! This cast. This director. This script. This crew. Beautiful, powerful, and the best time ever....

Queer Eye
Tan! Karamo! Antoni! Jonathan! Bobby! Queer Eye 2018. Yaaaas, y'all!...

The Good Place
SPOILERS! What did you think of season 2 of The Good Place? What?! Yeah, us too. Come listen when you're all caught up!...


Black Mirror
SPOILERS! Season 4 went boldly where no woman coder has gone before. Cole! What are you up to? Which was your fav episode? Least fav? We talk about the standouts from all of the seasons and more!...

The Crown
SPOILERS! Season 2 of The Crown did not disappoint. Philip grew up rough. Margaret is a hot mess. Tony has mommy issues. Charles is a wuss. Tommy really never retired. And the Duke of Windsor is a bitchface traitor! Elizabeth throws out her neck rolling it at everybody....

SMILF Season 1
SPOILERS! Frankie Shaw's SMILF came out of nowhere and blew us away. We talk about the stunning first season and why we'll watch anything Frankie Shaw makes....


Best TV Shows of 2017
SPOILERS! We didn't do the traditional Top 10. Instead, we talk about the shows that stood out. At least, the ones we could get too. So here's what we thought were the best TV shows of 2017. Press play!...

Mr. Robot eps3.9_shutdown-r
SPOILERS! Mr. Robot's season 3 finale answered questions and opened up a lot more but boy was it disturbing, satisfying, and whole lot of WOW!...

Mr. Robot eps3.8_stage3.torrent
SPOILERS! Whiterose may have overplayed her hand. Lover Assistant Grant knows what's up. Darlene and Dom barter. Angela has done lost her damn mind. Robot and Tyrell flirt. Well, the way they do. Vans everywhere!...


Mr. Robot eps3.7_dont-delete-me.ko
SPOILERS! Elliot has the strangest day of all days. One of the best episodes of Mr. Robot yet. Give Rami Malek an Emmy already....

Mr. Robot Season 3 Episode 6 eps3.5_kill-pr0cess.inc
As always, SPOILERS! From a seamless previous episode to a manic race against the clock, Robot and Elliot duke it out. Angela falls deeper into the rabbit hole. Darlene gets restless. Dom disobeys orders. Zhang gets what he wants while Price probably does not. This episode was a real brain hanger. And we hope Rami Malek got hazard pay....

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Mr. Robot Season 3 Episode 5 eps3.4_runtime-error.r00.
SPOILERS! 31 cuts made the episode look seamless as Angela and the Dark Army give Elliot the runaround at E Corp. The jig is up and now Elliot knows about everything. That's probably not a delicious Red Wheelbarrow sammie in that bag for Elliot and Angela to share....

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Mr. Robot Season 3 Episode 4 eps3.3_m3tadatapar2
SPOILERS! We are worried about Darlene. She's alone, she's making murdery revenge pacts with her brother, and she's totally wearing sweatpants as streetwear. Tyrell has no chill while Robot and Elliot grapple for power. But Angela's here to get all stabby stab stab....

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Mr. Robot Season 3 Episode 3 eps3.2_legacy.so
SPOILERS!  What happened in those three days after the Five Nine hack? Tyrell is a superstar at woodchopping. Christian Slater does an excellent Rami Malek. Irving has been with us for a long time, turns out. And Whiterose is a full-time string-pulling OG. Join us for Robot!...

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The Walking Dead Season 8 Episode 1 Mercy
Well, was all of the lead up worth it? Does the show deserve its lower ratings? Is Maggie giving birth to the tiniest baby ever? Did you catch all of those easter eggs? Step into our backyard and join us....

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Mr. Robot Season 3 Episode 2 eps3.1_undo.gz
SPOILERS!  This episode shook us like Robot shook Darlene. We are RATTLED! But in the most delightful ways. Pour yourself a bowl of water from Elliot's kitchen, put on your best Trunk Club Shirt, and sit down on our retro dingy punched pleather couch. We're going in!...

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SPOILERS!  Season 3 of Mr. Robot kicked into high gear and packed a punch of our collective guts and other orifices (orifi?). Join us for a full-on discussion of what duality and disintegration will truly mean this season....

Rick and Morty Season 3
SPOILERS, Y'ALL!  Ooh wee! That was a wild ride only an Evil Morty would truly enjoy. We discuss how we got to season 3 and what's up with Mr. Poopy Butthole, the most well-adjusted character in the series. Come join us!...

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Preacher Season 2
SPOILERS! Well, that took a turn. We discuss the inward and physical journeys of Tulip, Jesse, and Cassidy. Slip into your dog suit and come join us for a  backyard discuss. PLANE!...


Twin Peaks: The Return
Major Spoilers! We take a trip to Jack Rabbit's Palace using our own crazy coordinates to decipher David Lynch and Mark Frost's return to the screen with a beloved mind-bending series. Did we get it right?! Come join us....

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Game of Thrones "Beyond the Wall"
SPOILERS! Yeah, we're crying into our IKEA rugs too, but it wasn't all bad. There were some funny highlights from the snowy magnificent seven road trip beyond the Wall. Gendry finds out how wildlings stay warm. Tormund learns a new word. The Hound has a good throwing arm. Come join us!...

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Game of Thrones "Eastwatch"
SPOILERS!  First meetings, more reunions, unexpected sibling tension, big news, huge new, and then ginormous news! Eastwatch has all the things and probably the biggest thing of all. And it's not Drogon. Come join us!...

Game of Thrones "Spoils of War"
SPOILER TOWN!!!! If you're not caught up, come back when you are! So much to talk about. So much! Reunions and lists and lessons and cave flirting. Plus, one of the best scenes in the series so far. Come on inside and join us!...

Game of Thrones "The Queen's Justice"
SPOILERS!  Holy bittersweet reunions, Old Nan! Another intense episode in season 7 saw a Targ and a guy who doesn't know he's a Targ squaring off. It takes a half an hour to intro Dany. Two seconds for Jon. Sansa gets a weird hug from her little bro. Cersei is straight up acting like Aerys again and Tyene tries on "Black Cell Revenge in Pink" the hottest new lipstick in King's Landing. And Olenna proves once again she's an OG. Come join us!...


Game of Thrones "Stormborn"
SPOILERS!  We get into that packed episode 2! So many things happened. So many emotional, revealing things about Varys, Olenna, Jaime, and Sam! Plus, we say goodbye to some controversially problematic characters. Plus, a couple gets it while another one get shipblocked. Come and see....

All or Nothing Seasons 1 & 2
Lisa gets excited about the sportsball, specifcally the NFL. Ian talks about why this series is a good choice for the sports fan and the newb. Also, new fav. John Fassel....

Game of Thrones Season 7 "Dragonstone"
SPOILERS!!!  GoTs is baaaaack! And we're more excited than Sam's discovery about Dragonstone! Come on in and join us as we get into that stellar season 7 premiere. Wine, anyone?...


Better Call Saul / American Gods
SPOILERS!  Season 3 of Better Call Saul was soooo freaking good, right?! We talk about all of the stuff that made this season pop. Nacho! Chuck! Jimmy! Saul! Kim! Howard! Mike! We also talk about the stellar first season of American Gods. The casting. The chemistry between Mad Sweeney and Dead Wife Laura. That scene between the Jinn and Salim. How much we love Ricky Whittle and Ian McShane. Plus, that speech from Mr. Nancy. Damn....

Anthony Waters
Artist, teacher, author, and all round wonderful dude Anthony Waters joins us to talk about the Magic the Gathering Grand Prix in Vegas, con frenzy, cool fans, new projects, and other dope shiz....

The Handmaid's Tale / Orange Is the New Black
WARNING! SPOILERS! The first season of The Handmaid's Tale was disturbing and crazy good. We talk about where the series could be heading and hopefully not in real life. Orange Is the New Black returned for season 5 after the death of a beloved character and dealt with many other storylines. Possibly too many? But we got to spend some time with new favorites as well as witness Danielle Brooks come into her own as Taystee. Let's discuss....

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The Leftovers / The Americans
SPOILERS!  We talk about all three seasons of The Leftovers. How'd you like that series finale? Was Kevin an angel, a second Jesus or what? Let's talk about Doctor Nine's, uh, TARDIS. And just what the hell was most of it all about anyway? Upside, Kevin can stop murdering Patti now. We also discuss season 5 of The Americans. They really should have given Tuan a dog. Philip is slipping. Oh, and byeee Pastor Tim. Paige gets tough and abandons her bf as well as her spiritual bf. Oleg walks all over Russia and ...

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Get Out / Buster's Mal Heart
SPOILERS! We discuss Jordan Peele's first feature Get Out and Sarah Adina's Smith second film Buster's Mal Heart starring The Pacific and Mr. Robot's Rami Malek. Two awesome films with twists....