This week we digest the rich omnibus of influences behind Maya and the Three (Nextflix) with film critic Carlos Aguilar! We talk to Carlos about his piece for the LA Times about Maya, talk about how much Latinos like anime, and the role of death in the show. Go listen for Teca!
This week we talk about David Chang’s new show The Next Thing You Eat (Hulu) with music and culture writer Gab Chabran! We talk about the politics and themes of the show, Chang as a media host, and the future of food.
This week we talk about Foundation (Apple+). We discuss the current state of sci-fi, the difference between film and tv sci-fi, and Lee Pace being very hot.
This week we catch up on all the shit we missed these last few weeks. We talk about Squid Game, Only Murders in the Building, The Chair, 9 Perfect Strangers, and Scenes From a Marriage. We discuss the popularity of Korean media, Steve Martin and Martin Short, the state of marriage, and cool dad Michael Shannon.
This week we talk about the first three eps of the long awaited Y: The Last Man (FX)! We talk about how the show was updated to reflect current times, the case study of the man child, and the “fixer” character type. And &(amp) the monke. Listen right now.
This week is a double feature of M.O.D.O.K. (Hulu) and The Choe Show (Hulu) with the formidable Gab Chabran. We talk about how both shows are about dealing with yourself, how they both use different art styles to tell stories, and the evolution of talk shows.
This week ep is about #ReservationDogs & #MrCorman! We talk about how Res Dogs brings you into the world, Joseph Gordon Levitt being a career hipster and how this feels like the continuation of the 500 days of Summer character. Karen has a torta mafia story. Listen today!
Oh fork! This week is The Good Place episode. We go back and hangout with our friends, team cockroach. We talk about how the show and characters evolved, being a good/moral in theory and practice, and the ending. Take it sleazy ya dink!
This week we review Sexy Beasts (Netflix), Schimgadoon! (Apple+), and White Lotus(HBO). We talk about reality shows and absurdity, meta musicals like Crazy Ex, and other Mike White shows. Listen now.
This week we talk about the HBO mini-series Mare of Easttown with Gab Chabran. We compare it to other HBO murder mysteries, our love for Guy Pierce and Kate Winslet, and letting go of the past.