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.
David and John enter the bleak world of The Last of Us, the latest hit from HBO. After praising the quality of the first episode, David delivers a brief overview of fungi in the real world and the possibility of human infection. Then, David and John recap the heartbreaking twists and turns of this supersized premiere that takes us through the collapse of a civilization.
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.
The Last of Us is premiering on HBO soon and Bald Move is dodging clickers and breathing in the fungus to get you coverage. Former GOT cast members Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey star along with appearances from the original video game actors, Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker. With Craig Mazin, creator of Chernobyl, helming this project, this may succeed where The Walking Dead failed us.
David and John discuss Season One of Andor as a whole with the help of two great guests. First, they have an extended conversation with Maester Anthony of the Electric Bookaloo and Cocoon of Horrors podcasts about what made Andor so special compared to other recent media. Then, Marilyn R. Pukkila returns to discuss the hero’s journey and “saga heroes” in a bonus interview. Finally, David and John answer listener feedback.
David and John discuss the Season 1 Finale of the Star Wars Disney+ show, Andor. The words of the dead lift up our cast of characters as they gather on Ferrix for a funeral to remember. David and John explore the similarities between Cassian and Luthen, the deception of Mon Mothma, and whether Dedra is moving in with Syril and his mom. Join us next week for our Season Wrap-up with Maester Anthony from the Double Dragon podcast!
David and John discuss Season 1, Episode 11 of the Star Wars Disney+ show, Andor. After an emotional recap of the events on Ferrix and Coruscant, they discuss one of the hottest topics in the galaxy: do we want a Jedi in Andor, and will we get one? With one episode left the stage is set for an incredible season finale. Finally, David and John answer listener feedback.
Due to popular demand, we decided to cover Andor for you. Disney+ has both delivered and disappointed on the Star Wars front. But could this be the Star Wars shows we have been waiting for? Did Andor push Jim over the edge? Find out in this episode of Off the Clock.
Steve and Anthony discuss the major differences between book and show in House of the Dragon. Then Anthony previews A Clash of Kings with Katherine Olley, Jason Eberl, and J.J. Hollenback. HT Jason Eberl: Portrait of El Primo.