Jim and A.Ron are definitely not in a simulation but they discuss the multiple timeline possibilities that exist, multiple layers of the simulation, and the layers to meanings of names.
The Instant Talk podcast is our aftershow, with our own quick thoughts about the episode followed by an interactive chat discussion with our fans, live on YouTube. The first half is released as the Instant Take podcast. The audio from the interactive section is released as a premium podcast just for our club members.
We’re back for season three with our first in-depth analysis of the first episode, “Parce Domine“. Jim and A.Ron discuss the symbology of the incredible visuals in the opening credits and throughout the episode, the classic game of questioning reality and see who is in what body, anagrams, and much more! In-universe company “Incite Inc.”…
A.Ron and Jim discuss where we left Season 2, as well as hopes, fears, and desires for Season 3.
After the conclusion of The New Pope, Cecily and A.Ron discuss where we have been. We learn the fate of everyone in what they both agree is a satisfying finale. God can really be a complicated trickster.
Cecily and A.Ron discuss the passing of an old friend, whose name they can’t say and whose real name they don’t know. They also welcome back a familiar face.
A.Ron and Cecily talk about Moses and the Israelites, the power of prayer, steel vs. porcelain, and devotion. If that’s not vague enough, then watch the episode!
Cecily and A.Ron discuss the sixth (and heaviest episode so far) of The New Pope. All allegiances are tested and some very difficult choices are made. *sigh*
Jim has fallen into a coma, so Cecily and A.Ron listen to him breath for 45ish minutes. While they listen for a sigh, they discuss well-read women, the growing attraction between members of the Vatican and sin, the growing distance between those we thought we loved, and idolatry.
Jim, Cecily, and A.Ron discuss episode 4 of The New Pope. John Paul III considers what the real world is as he steps closer to sin, Voiello attempts to treat with the nuns ever-growing demands, Lenny visits someone desperately in need, and Marilyn Manson doesn’t know who ANYONE is.