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 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.
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.