Binge Mode #1: Legion, SAGA (issues 37-42)

Binge Mode #1: Legion, SAGA (issues 37-42)

Introducing Binge Mode – this week Drew and Spencer breakdown the outstanding visuals and narrative labyrinth of FX’s latest winner ‘Legion’. ‘John Wick 2′ is hyped, ’24: Legacy’ is anti-hyped, and a tepid reaction ‘Taboo’ breaks up our main segments ( 29:55 ). In the second half of the episode we discuss the recently concluded arc in the comic series SAGA (Fiona Staples, Brian Vaughan) spanning issues 37-42 ( 38:40 ). Continue reading Binge Mode #1: Legion, SAGA (issues 37-42)

Decoding Mr. Robot 211: Python Pt. 1

Decoding Mr. Robot 211: Python Pt. 1

Hello friend. On this week’s episode we discuss part 1 of Mr. Robot’s season 2 finale. We work through our Esmail-induced plot trauma and wonder how many of the lingering questions will be answered in the second part of the finale. Our discussion touches on Angela’s big meeting, simulation theory, Dom’s human-cyborg relations, and Elliot’s reunion with an old friend (maybe?).

In the second half of the episode we preview our upcoming Pop Culture podcast ‘Binge Mode’ with our picks for favorite ‘things’ of the summer including the documentary Weiner, comic writer Jonathan Hickman, and FX’s Atlanta. Continue reading Decoding Mr. Robot 211: Python Pt. 1

Decoding Mr. Robot 210: h1dden-pr0cess

Decoding Mr. Robot 210: h1dden-pr0cess

Hello friend. This week Price and Colby get together to share notes on Terry’s new memoir ‘The Last Honest Man’, Darlene and Cisco check out New York’s late-night diner scene, Dom gets closer to the center of her allegorical tootsie pop, Elliot goes on a Micro Center shopping spree and recruits the audience to help him uncover Mr. Robot’s secret. We break down the fax hack and pore over each frame of the shocking final moments. Continue reading Decoding Mr. Robot 210: h1dden-pr0cess