David and John take one last trip to Sicily to discuss the Season Finale of The White Lotus. David gives some details on the active volcano Mount Etna featured in the episode before John goes through some of the clues that may or may not have led us to predict the outcome. After a full episode recap, David and John score their deadpool predictions and read listener feedback. Stay tuned next week for a Season Wrap-up podcast.
David and John discuss Season 2 Episode 6 of The White Lotus – Abductions. They begin by revisiting Rocco’s opening lines in Episode 1 and applying Tanya’s fortune teller’s words to what might happen in the season finale. Then, they recap a series of abductions, a group of angry Sicilian women, and the increasingly concerning behavior of Ethan. Finally, David and John check in with the deadpool and read listener feedback.
David and John put on their good underpants and discuss the paintings in and around the White Lotus Hotel. They had a lot of fun breaking down plots about the bro code, the gay mafia, and whether Portia has finally gotten over her slump. Finally, David and John check in with the deadpool and read listener feedback.
David and John adopt their new mantra: “let’s fun!” They discuss the Sicilian legend of the Testa Di Moro and the Greek myth of Daphne and Apollo before breaking down the episode scene by scene. Did Mike White successfully recreate a Monica Vitti scene? Is the show doing a good job of tackling themes of…
David and John rent a Vespa and embark on an Italian Dream podcast. They discuss the career of White Lotus Showrunner Mike White and bring in more Greek mythology before recapping the misadventures of each set of guests. Is Albie really a nice guy? Does Ethan understand boundaries? And who is Greg on the phone with? Finally, David and John check in with the deadpool and answer listener feedback.
David and John take a trip to Sicily with the new cast of characters in The White Lotus Season 2. They discuss production details and a theory based on Greek mythology before doing a full recap of Season 2, Episode 1: Ciao. Why did Daphne and Cameron invite their friends on an extravagant trip? Are three generations of Sicilian-Americans a good plot framing device? Will John ever perfect his Jennifer Coolidge impression? Find out this and more in the episode.