Our last pod of the year! We covered all the pilot of 2019 we missed, our favorites of the year, a retrospective on the best TV of the 2010s, and the fallen heroes of the decade. We covered so much ground, 19 pilots. This has been an amazing year and decade of TV.
New episode! This week we did Amazon’s Undone with fan-favorite, Gab. We talked about mental health as it relates to family, border state identities, and how it compares to Bojack.
This week we did HBO’s Watchmen. We talked about the role of race, the way the show comments on alt-right fringe groups, and the Watchmen fandom.
This week we talked about Netflix’s Seis Manos with Memo Torres . We talked about Latinx’s relationship to kung fu movies and anime, and brujeria’s relationship to narcos in media.
This week is our 2019 Fall TV roundup. We talked about various new pilots: Stumptown, Mixed-ish, Perfect Harmony, Almost Family, and Sunnyside . We tell you what we think is worth watching.
This week we tackle Hulu’s Ramy. We talk about the shows that came before it and how the focus on religion really makes the show stand out. We also talk about Toy Story 4 and the new Stranger Things.
This week we cried watching Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us. We talked about DuVernay’s ongoing project with her work, the broken booking system, and the lessons parents have to teach for survival in a world that devalues them.
This week we talk about HBO’s Chernobyl. We discussed the history of the event, the Cold War as a lens, and the politics of the show.
This week we unlock the door with the key of imagination, we cross over into The Twilight Zone. We talk about comedy’s role in a social and political space, deals with the devil, and the divisiveness of GoT’s final season.