We take a bit of a detour this week to spend some time with Joel’s acquaintance, Bill. He’s a prepper… excuse me, a “survivalist”, whose subterranean bunker is buried only slightly deeper than his heart. Join us for the instant take to hear our first impressions of The Last of Us – S01E03 – Long Long Time.
David and John wrap up their coverage of the Netflix Original Series, Kaleidoscope. The heist is finally here and it is… fine. After discussing the challenges of covering a binge show and this unique show with a randomized order, David and John do a scene-by-scene breakdown of this episode and its connections with the episodes that came before.
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.
This week we wrap season 9 of Electric Bookaloo with a HOTD centric pod. A.Ron and Anthony take listener questions and Dr. Jeffrey Chown discusses HOTD’s place in the history of long-form television.
David and John return to the bleak world of The Last of Us, the latest hit from HBO. After giving their general thoughts on Season One, Episode 2 – Infected, John gives a background on the development of the video game. Then, David and John recap the trio’s unforgiving travels through the ruins of Boston.
Don the disco suit you keep in the back of your closet because we’re covering Gene Siskel’s favorite movie. Saturday Night Fever starts as a feature length commercial for disco music and then goes to dark places you wouldn’t expect. Does the movie hold up to modern sensibilities? What are we supposed to take away from this story? Jim and A.Ron discuss these questions and more in this episode of Bald Move Prestige.
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.
David and John continue their coverage of the Netflix Original Series, Kaleidoscope, this time going back to the morning after the heist in the Red episode. After debating whether Red would have worked as an opening episode, David and John do a scene-by-scene breakdown of this episode and what happens when a team of thieves falls apart.
“Infected” was Neil Druckmann’s television directorial debut and it was an adventure. Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey give off strong Mando and Grogu vibes amidst the chaos. Watch out for the tendrils as we dissect the latest episode of The Last of Us.
David and John continue their coverage of the Netflix Original Series, Kaleidoscope, this time going forward to a time 6 months after the heist in the Pink episode. After agreeing that this was one of the better episodes in the series, David and John do a scene-by-scene breakdown of this episode and where the heist team ends up.