Jim and A.Ron are highly impressed at the high stakes quasi-legal and totally legit familial drama on hand with the latest episode of AMC’s Better Call Saul, “Chicanery”. A masterclass in acting and dialog, Jimmy has to go three levels deep in scamming to fool Chuck, but he manages to do so, with devastating results. But how does Jimmy skate given his crimes? Will this end the blood feud between the brothers? Will Chuck go darker? Will Kim get caught in the cross fire? We discuss all this, plus feedback, and a rather excited spoiler section geeking out over next week’s episode.
Watch us record the podcast, including all the sound checks, flubs, and riveting research breaks that you’ve always wished you could see… Hey, at least you can hear the podcast before anyone else.
The season may have just hit a bottleneck at the halfway point. We discuss the seesaw nature of the characters as we try to pin down the root cause of our dissatisfaction with the episode. Does Joe have HIV? Is Cameron married or just engaged? What is this week’s Tandy Shandy recipe? Join us while we discuss episode 305… after all, It’s always a bad idea to bet against openness.
A.Ron and Cecily break down the action in the rare (perhaps singular) Vanessa free episode of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, “This World is Our Hell”. Ethan is done with forgiveness, Rusk is done with genteel notions of rules of engagement and law enforcement in general, and Ethan’s father is done with his son’s stubborn refusal to atone for the sins of his bloody past. Also, snakes!
Jim and A.Ron ponder “Mas”, the fifth episode of season three of AMC’s Breaking Bad. In which Jesse resumes business, Gus is nakedly transparent, the Aztec takes yet another hit, while Walt at all times simply respects the chemistry.
Welcome to our latest coverage of Orange is the New Black, this time for episode 305, “Fake It Till You Fake It Some More”. Joining me today is Cecily of True Blood Authority and American Horror Story Podcast infamy. We discuss the hot new inmate flashback, the “Flacback”, the legalities of selling fake acid (and…