Decoding Westworld

Decoding Westworld Podcast

David Chen (@davechensky) and Joanna Robinson (@jowrotethis) recap each week's episode of HBO's WESTWORLD, discuss the best/worst moments, and speculate if these violent delights have violent ends.

Decoding Westworld S3E8 - Crisis Theory
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season three finale, "Crisis Theory."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld this season! You can keep in touch by listening/subscribing/following our other work below. Shownotes:Subscribe to our new podcast, Truth vs. Hollywood!Follow Joanna on TwitterFollow David on TwitterSubscribe to Joanna's other podcasts: Still Watching, Little Gold Men, and The StormSubs...

Decoding Westworld S3E7 - Passed Pawn
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season three, episode seven, "Passed Pawn."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Westworld Renewed for Season 4 in THRHow Bong Joon-ho Recycles Movie Moments in InsiderKim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem wit...

Decoding Westworld S3E6 - Decoherence
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season three, episode six, "Decoherence."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Screen Junkie...


Decoding Westworld S3E5 - Genre
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season three, episode five, "Genre."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Screen Junkies...

Decoding Westworld S3E4 - The Mother of Exiles
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season three, episode four, "The Mother of Exiles."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Scr...

Decoding Westworld S3E4 - The Mother of Exiles
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season three, episode four, "The Mother of Exiles."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Scr...


Decoding Westworld S3E03 - The Absence of Field
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss season three, episode three, "The Absence of Field."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Screen...

Decoding Westworld S3E02 - The Winter Line
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss season three, episode two, "The Winter Line."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Screen Junkie...

Decoding Westworld S3E02 - The Winter Line
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss season three, episode two, "The Winter Line."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Screen Junkie...


Decoding Westworld S3E01 - Parce Domine
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season three premiere, "Parce Domine."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Screen Junkies...

Decoding Westworld S3E01 - Parce Domine
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season three premiere, "Parce Domine."Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Kim Renfro's Westworld timelineThe problem with YouTube algorithmsWatch Season 1-2 recap videos: Screencrush, Cinematica, Screen Junkies...

Decoding Westworld Season 3 Preview
David and Joanna discuss the season 3 trailers for Westworld and speculate on where this show is going after all the events of season 2.Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld! Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!Shownotes:Support the Kickstarter for this podcast!Watch the teaser for season 3Watch the comic-con trailer for season 3Watch the official final trailer for season 3 Check out Kim ...


Decoding Westworld: Season 2 Post-Mortem (GUEST: Will Wallace)
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David are joined by Kickstarter backer (and writer) Will Wallace to reflect on season 2 of the show. Follow Will on Twitter. Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld! Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(at)gmail(dot)com. Thanks!...

Decoding Westworld S2E10 - The Passenger
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the season finale of the second season, "The Passenger."  Be sure to check out Joanna's recap of this episode and Chris Evangelista's recap of the episode. Also, see the Washington Post article that features us! Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwestworld(a...

Decoding Westworld S2E09 - Vanishing Point
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the ninth episode of the second season, "Vanishing Point." Be sure to check out Joanna's recap of this episode: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/06/westworld-is-william-a-host-is-emily-dead-is-teddy-dead-vanishing-point-katja-herbers Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch ...


Decoding Westworld S2E08 - Kiksuya
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the eighth episode of the second season, "Kiksuya." Be sure to check out Joanna's recap of this episode: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/06/westworld-kiksuya-what-is-the-door-ending-explained-maeve-akechetah-zahn-mclarnon Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at ...

Decoding Westworld S2E07 - Les Écorchés
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the seventh episode of the second season, "Les Écorchés." Be sure to check out Joanna's recap of this episode: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/06/westworld-season-2-episode-7-les-escorches-callbacks-references Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at decodingwest...

Decoding Westworld S2E06 - Phase Space
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the sixth episode of the second season, "Phase Space." Thanks to Unspooled for sponsoring this episode! Check out the Unspooled podcast here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/ Be sure to check out Joanna's recap of this episode: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/05/westworld-season-2-episode-6-phase-space-anthony-hopkins Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding ...


Decoding Westworld S2E05 - Akane No Mai
Decoding Westworld is a weekly podcast recapping the HBO original series Westworld. In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the fifth episode of the second season, "Akane No Mai." Be sure to check out Joanna's recap of this episode: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/05/westworld-season-2-episode-5-akane-no-mai-hiroyuki-sanada-gay-love-story-hector Thanks for listening to this season of Decoding Westworld. Have your own crackpot theory?  Want to leave us feedback in general? Get in touch with us at...

Decoding Westworld S2E04 - The Riddle of the Sphinx
Joanna and David discuss the fourth episode of the second season of Westworld, "The Riddle of the Sphinx." Be sure to check out Joanna's recap of the podcast: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/05/westworld-who-did-bernard-print-red-ball-season-2-episode-4-riddle-of-the-sphinx Check out Joanna's interview with Lisa Joy: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/05/westworld-season-2-episode-4-recap-lisa-joy-interview-stalker-lost-ex-machina-references You can always email us at [email protected]

Decoding Westworld S2E03 - Virtù e Fortuna
In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the third episode of the second season, "Virtù e Fortuna." Be sure to check out Joanna Robinson's recap of this episode: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/05/westworld-season-2-episode-3-who-is-grace-virtu-e-fortuna-recap Find Mink Eyes and Tenebrae by Max McBride at your local bookstore and Amazon and at www.max2themax.com....


Decoding Westworld S2E02 - Reunion
In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the second episode of the second season, "Reunion." Be sure to check out Joanna Robinson's recap of this episode: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/04/westworld-season-2-episode-2-recap-reunion-timeline...

Decoding Westworld S2E01 - Journey Into Night
In this episode, Joanna and David discuss the Season 2 premiere, "Journey Into Night." Be sure to check out Joanna Robinson's recap of this episode: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/04/westworld-season-2-episode-1-journey-into-night-recap...

Westworld Season 2 Preview (GUEST: Paul Scheer from How Did This Get Made)
David and Joanna are back for another season of Decoding Westworld! In this episode, they are joined by special guest Paul Scheer to recap their thoughts on season 1, talk about Paul's panel with the showrunners and stars of Westworld, and speculate about season 2. SUPPORT this season of the show by going to http://www.podcastkickstarter.com Be sure to check out Paul's other show, How Did This Get Made, at http://www.earwolf.com/show/how-did-this-get-made/ Find more episodes of this show at http://www.decod...


Decoding Westworld S1E10 - The Bicameral Mind
Joanna and David recap the 10th episode of the 1st season of Westworld, "The Bicameral Mind." We have a new podcast! Check out at http://genpopshow.com, and support it at http://patreon.com/genpopshow Check out Joanna's recap of the episode here: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/12/westworld-finale-recap-the-bicameral-mind-is-ford-dead-elsie-stubbs-abernathy-logan Check out Jacob Hall's review of the episode here: http://www.slashfilm.com/westworld-season-finale-spoiler-review/ Check out James Ponie...

Decoding Westworld S1E09 - The Well-Tempered Clavier
Joanna and David recap the 9th episode of the 1st season of Westworld, "The Well-Tempered Clavier." Learn more about why William is a terrible person: https://www.reddit.com/r/westworld/comments/5fd5ei/william_is_a_massive_piece_of_shit/?st=IW2MWNWW&sh=036cbf63...

Decoding Westworld S1E08 - Trace Decay (GUEST: Writer Charles Yu)
Joanna and David recap the eighth episode of the first season of Westworld, "Trace Decay." Also: episode co-writer Charles Yu joins us to discuss his thoughts on AI, breaking the story for this episode, and the state of Westworld fandom on the internet. Be sure to check out Joanna Robinson's recap of the episode. http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/11/westworld-season-1-episode-8-trace-decay-who-is-wyatt Also check out Jacob Hall's recap at slashfilm.com. http://www.slashfilm.com/westworld-episode-8-sp...


Decoding Westworld S1E07 - Trompe L'oeil
Joanna and David recap the seventh episode of the first season of Westworld, "Trompe L'oeil." Read Joanna's recap of the episode here: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/11/westworld-recap-bernard-robot-kills-theresa-episode-7-tromp-loeil Read the recap from Slashfilm.com here: http://www.slashfilm.com/westworld-episode-7-spoiler-review/...

Decoding Westworld S1E06 - The Adversary
Joanna and David recap the sixth episode of the first season of Westworld, "The Adversary." Check out David's video essay about the multiple time period theory: https://youtu.be/JPkkltGOdlU Read Joanna's breakdown of the biggest mysteries behind Westworld: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/11/westworld-theories-multiple-timelines-who-is-the-man-in-black-who-is-arnold-who-is-wyatt See Joanna's recap of this week's episode: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/11/westworld-recap-season-1-episode-6-...

Decoding Westworld S1E05 - Contrapasso
David and Joanna recap the fifth episode of the first season of Westworld, "Contrapasso." Read Joanna's new theory about the two timelines here: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/10/westworld-season-1-episode-5-recap-contrapasso-timeline-theory-lawrence-bernard-is-arnold-clone-robot Check out Matt Singer's recap of the episode here: http://screencrush.com/westworld-s1e5-recap-contrapasso/ Check out Alan Sepinwall's thoughts on the dangers of twist-based storytelling: http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-...


Decoding Westworld S1E04 - Dissonance Theory
Joanna and David recap the fourthy episode of Westworld's first season, "Dissonance Theory." Read up on the Man in Black's approach to gaming here: http://www.vulture.com/2016/10/westworld-man-in-black-is-a-classic-bad-gamer.html?utm_content=bufferd24b9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer...

Decoding Westworld S1E03 - The Stray
Joanna and David recap the third episode of Westworld's first season, "The Stray." Read Joanna's recap of this episode here: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/10/westworld-season-1-episode-3-recap-the-stray-bernard-android Go here to see 5 theories about Arnold: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/westworld-5-theories-arnold-938757...


Decoding Westworld S1E01 - The Original
Joanna and David discuss the first episode of HBO's WESTWORLD, "The Original." Find more episodes at decodingwestworld.com and email us at [email protected] Thanks to www.wikirascals.com for helping us with our podcast album art. Read more Westworld theories here: http://www.slashfilm.com/westworld-theories/...