This week: HBO’s new BANGER Lovecraft Country. We talk about pulp, police terror, HP Lovecraft, James Baldwin, the 50s as a setting, and the way horror has treated Black people. Just watch the show bro. please
Tales From the Loop
Never Have I Ever
This week on show we talk about Netflix’s Locke & Key. We talk about how it stacks up to the comic and the role of trauma in the show. Waiting for that DJ Khaled cameo though…
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 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 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.
This week we have another throwback episode. We look at Game of Thrones. We talk about where the series started, where it is now, and differences in the books. Just a warning, this one contains a lot of spoilers if you’re not caught up.