This week is on the YA fantasy Shadow & Bone. We talk about the teen dystopia genre, Netflix’s recent fantasy shows, and the Game of Thrones effect in the fantasy genre.
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 we watched a bunch of shit during quarintino. Looking for something to watch? This is the pod for you. We watched 9 of ’em and broke it down. Listen now!
19:27 Plot Against America
27:33 The Outsider
33:49 Little America
49:05 Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
52:17 I’m Not Okay With This
This ep was all about Devs, the new Alex Garland FX/Hulu show. We talk about all the galaxy brain shit, biblical themes, and SF as the setting.
This week we review the critically acclaimed Killing Eve. We talk about the difference between serial killers and assassins and the wonderful character work in this show.
This week we look at HBO’s new series based off of Gillian Flynn’s book Sharp Objects. We talk about small towns, murderers, mystery, and Gillian Flynn’s books.