American Horror Story Podcast – 609 – “Chapter 9”

A.Ron and Cecily were enjoying the more light-hearted, campy feel of episode 609, “Chapter 9”, and then the Woods Witch showed up, iCloud footage was found, and things got really bloody and gross in a decidedly POV kind of way. We talk about the lone survivor of the season, do some speculation about where the show goes as it heads into it’s final week, and admire the quick recovery of Monet’s spunk and moxy.

Game of Thrones – 609 – Battle of the Bastards – SpoiLore Edition

Jim and A.Ron consider some book-based speculation and theories from the latest episode of Game of Thrones! If you’re a show-only watcher who doesn’t want any spoilers, it’s best to just skip this one. Need to catch up? Here’s a Tinfoil SpoiLore archive of previous podcasts by topic. Each link has a time code listed so you can jump right to the tinfoil topic of the week for your convenience and listening pleasure.

Game of Thrones – 609 – Battle of the Bastards

Jim and A.Ron consider the thrilling episode 609 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards”. While it could perhaps be accused of having far more heart than brains, director Miguel Sapochnik goes for broke to make us as the audience collectively feel the horrors of war and the heat of dragon’s breath. What price will the victor’s pay? And what happens next? All these questions and more are considered, with the help of feedback and commentary from our fellow fans.

Game of Thrones – 609 – Battle of the Bastards – Instant Take

Jim and A.Ron survey the horrors of war that is episode 609 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards”, and proclaim it brutal, ultimately satisfying, if a tad predictable. There were no real surprises to be found tonight if you’ve been paying attention the past few weeks, but it’s still nice to see the end of some truly nasty regimes tonight, even if the casualties were high in both the statistical and personal sense. At this stage each loss of life is going to hurt in the war to come, that still awaits north of the wall. And we still don’t know the true cost of the hasty alliances made with the Greyjoys and Littlefinger’s Arryn forces. And will Sansa’s talk of “no one” be prophetic? We ponder all this and more in this Instant Take. Be sure to rejoin us on Tuesday for our complete scene by scene break down with tons of commentary from our fellow fans.

Watching Dead – 609 – No Way Out

Last night’s The Walking Dead had a lot of moments of genuine tension and real stakes, but it also had a lot of continuity errors and puzzling directorial and editing choices. Which is too bad because it’s central gasp inducing moment was a real bomb. We discuss some potential future story angles featuring Michonne’s guilt and some fresh juice in the Morgan/Carol arc what with Denise’s new found appreciation for the malleable nature of Wolves and question how Carl will fit in to Rick’s New World Order, and how the mysterious Kneegan could possibly threaten it all. All this, some great feedback, and a thoughtful spoiler section, coming at you!

Justified – 609 – “Burned”

Rats are outed, young’uns step up, Boyd is unchained, Seabass gets his severance package, Raylan meets a dangerous man with questionable bangs and dispenses medical advice, while Mikey learns a hard lesson about life. All this and your feedback with the latest speculation and theories!