In the 48 hours that True Detective Season 4 Episode 1 has premiered, there has been an explosion of theories. Jim and A.Ron have the connections and quandaries that you’re looking for. What do Edgar Allan Poe’s writings have to do with this? Did you catch the tie-ins from season 1? And hear about the Inuit myth that appears in the episode.
Grab a can of Lone Star and listen in on the first episode of True Detective Season 4. Jim and A.Ron travel into the polar night to analyze, explore, and theorize for this supernatural-leaning season. Huddle around this podcast and lick the threads with them.
Jim is back! He and A.Ron are covering the season finale of AppleTV+’s For All Mankind. The principal characters are catching up to the audience, not always the most exciting thing. It’s a strong show, and even though this season may not have had the thrill of previous seasons, there’s still plenty to enjoy. Bye, Bob!
The tides are turning on the newest episode of Fargo. Roy is fully a nightmare. We’re starting to feel sorry for Gator. Ole Munch walks off into the mist. And Dot’s true history comes to light. With the ending of the season in sight, Jim and A.Ron are wondering what is true and what is all a “dream”?
The up and coming name in horror, Issa López, is helming this new season of True Detective. Hitting the small screen are actors Jodie Foster, Kali Reis, and John Hawkes. This season will lean further into the horror and supernatural aspects seen in previous seasons of True Detective. Get the details right here from Jim and A.Ron.
Since Jim is still crusty, B. Michael Krol steps up to co-host AppleTV’s For All Mankind with A.Ron. With the end of the season rapidly approaching, the threads are starting to tangle. Margot has a rendezvous with Sergei, the North Koreans wired the base for sound, and Ed might come clean to his daughter. Will the Goldilocks asteroid shake things up? Just like the real life earthquake that struck while we were recording?
Jim is still down with covid so my buddy Ron Dawson (author of “Dungeons ‘n’ Durags” and host of podcast of the same name) joins me to break this episode down. Does Dorthy feel repressed guilt about the fate of Linda? Will Gator find redemption? Is Lorraine a villain? And what the hell does “Blanket” mean, anyway?! All this plus feedback including a fascinating email on David Graeber’s “Debt: The First 5,000 Years“.
Just as Jim and A.Ron were getting back into the Fargo saddle, tragedy strikes! Jim has fallen ill and so A.Ron turns to Pete Peppers to help break down all the puppety action this episode. What does Dot’s dream escapades tell us about her inner conflict? What kind of unholy vengeance does Ole Munch have planned for the Tillmans? And holy hell, Gator is almost 30?!? We’ll get fully caught up with this week’s episode and feedback with another new host by the end of the week! Thanks for your patience as we reroute things to cover for Jim in his hour of need.
New year, more coverage! Jim and A.Ron are diving back into Fargo Season 5. Just like this podcast, this sixth episode of Fargo is a lesson in delayed gratification. Roy is becoming more of a person. Indira needs to run. Try the gray stuff, it’s delicious. Who is getting a redemption arc by the end of the season?
Danny Ocean would be proud. Ed heads the illicit mission of stealing that Iridium asteroid. Where he excels in rogue activities, he fails at being a grandpa. Dani is being pushed to her limits, and with the greed surrounding her, can she remain the guiding light in the show? With only a little bit of runway left in the season, will Jim and A.Ron get all they’re hoping for?