Henry and Sam join Joel and Ellie in their hazardous adventure out of Kansas City. Pursued by Kathleen and her troops, the four make their way out of the city dodging dangers they have not yet encountered. Weta Workshop, of Lord of the Rings fame, helped create the nightmares in this episode. And between the touching and heart-wrenching moments, we get a Savage Starlight appearance!
Jim has some hot takes about aging. You can email him directly with your responses. A.Ron and Jim answer your burning questions and quandaries, such as…would a “Karen” survive the apocalypse? Should there be a Christmas episode? Is the plot too simple? REMEMBER: The Instant Take will be this Friday evening after the premiere of episode five.
It doesn’t matter how much you push the envelope..it will always be stationary. HA! Get it?? If you didn’t chuckle at that, you might be dead inside like Joel. After the love story interlude of last week, we’re back with Joel and Ellie in their dangerous, cross-country bonding adventure. The real threats? People and coffee addiction.
Both the show-only fans and the game players have filled the feed bag to the brim. Let’s dive into your burning questions. Is Ellie a psychopath? Do food inspection agencies not check flour at all?! And why did Frank fall into a hole? A lot of you want an answer to that one. Don’t worry, Jim and A.Ron have all the answers for you.
As if a zombie apocalypse wasn’t enough, the characters of The Last of Us need to learn to navigate emotionally stunted relationships, too. Jim and A.Ron explore Billville with everyone’s favorite sad-man, Nick Offerman. Get your usual coverage of The Last of Us along with a dose of good and bad news in The Last of Us universe.
Jim and A.Ron have harvested organic, free-range fungal feedback for you to consume. Are the trailers telling too much? Is Ellie the only immune human? Is someone out there eating raw flour? What is the rest of the world up to? On top of the questions we have a documentary recommendation and an article for you to check out.
Only two episodes in and the show is capturing the soul of the game in the action, the frightening zombies, and the tense emotional moments that build the characters. Joel, Ellie, and Tess pick their way through Boston, not a creme doughnut in sight, and face off against some savage clickers. Sacrifices must be made in order to survive.
Put down that oatmeal raisin cookie and tune in for feedback on the first episode of the sure-to-be-a-hit The Last of Us adaptation. What do you think of the sprouts-mouth? Does the excitement of the video game shine through in the show? Want to know more about fungal infections from a nurse? We have you covered.
Beware of elderly ladies bearing raisin oatmeal cookies. HBO has another instant hit on their hands with their adaptation of the massively popular video game, The Last of Us. Pedro Pascal proves again that he’s one of the best actors on the planet. Whether you’ve played the game or not, this zombie survival story is sure to be an entertaining and harrowing time.
Did you see that first episode? Well so did we and we’re here to give our initial reactions to it. Join us for a spoiler-free conversation about how we thought the beginning of The Last of Us held up as a TV adaptation. We’ll be back on Tuesday with a breakdown of the episode and a more well-considered discussion.