Secrets buried in the ice will surface. Local weirdos, Jim and A.Ron, sort through animal bones and clues to figure out this episode of True Detective. Annie K’s history and timeline are revealed. Polar Bears might be carrying tongues around. After the events of this episode, are you still on team rational?
Another episode of True Detective, another unlocked cell phone. That’s just how police work gets done up there in Alaska, at least if you’re under 30. A.Ron and I work through our thoughts on the episode during the first half of the podcast before turning the mic over to the audience for questions for the Instant Talk.
Noah Hawley is leaning heavily into the supernatural aspect. This episode is packed with references to history and lore. You might be saying, “Whoa now! That’s a lot of background information I don’t care to look up!” That’s ok because Jim and A.Ron did all the research for you. You’ll soon understand the sentence: A sin-eater finds a home.
A Tom Clancy spy novel breaks out in the middle of this episode of For All Mankind. There are hundreds of people on Mars at this point, and they have needs. Ed isn’t looking well, Dani’s leadership is strong, and Margot is interrogated by Russian officials. A.Ron the Shipper sees a potential love connection. Don your space suit and join Jim and A.Ron on Hi, Bob!
Grab your glow sticks, losers, we’re going to the catacomb nightclub. Overall, France seems pretty chill for the apocalypse. Jim and A.Ron called some of the reveals in this episode, did you? Between the tonal shifts and the not-so-surprising plot points, The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon delivers an episode that’s all over the place. Jim wants to lean into the insanity, are you ready to go down with him?
Everything is canon now and you better remember every detail because a lot of it is coming back. There’s extra lightsabers on the wall, a random kind, and more. Join A.Ron and Jim as they sort through the fact and implied truth in the new series Ahsoka. And is this whole season the opening crawl for a Dave Filoni trilogy?? IT BETTER NOT BE.
It’s hard to tell what is real and what is an elaborate hologram. What is going on with Hari Seldon? First he’s not leaving footprints (very cool effects), and later found unconscious. And we have a reunion that isn’t as joyous as one might think. But reality is hard to trust here. Listen to the podcast, this is what the Prime Radiant requires.
We need to face the music, Raylan is a bad dad. There, I said it! Even though there’s a goodbye, we do get to meet a couple of fun new characters. The mad man Clement is ready to hustle the Albanians. Some of the cops are getting squirrely. And the show itself starts to deconstruct the Raylan mythos.
Some crew members wander NYC, wait, that’s not right. The crew wanders Toronto! La’an is given some essential character beats. This version of Kirk has never been to Earth before, but still has all the classic Kirk quirks. As they charm and bluff their way through the Canadian metropolis, Jim and A.Ron wonder, could OnlyFans solve the financial needs of a stranded crew?
This is a special edition episode for your Bald Move Prestige feed. Jim and A.Ron love the flavor of The Bear, and want to dish on all the best parts. It’s a dry comedy about a bunch of dysfunctional people trying to open a restaurant. It examines joy, existential dread, and obsession in a setting that is literally falling to pieces. Grab a plate as Jim and A.Ron serve up some hot takes on an even hotter show.