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

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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

Decoding Mr. Robot 209: ‘Init 5’

Decoding Mr. Robot 209: ‘Init 5’

Hello friend. This week we discuss Mr. Robot’s episode Init 5. Elliot gets the sweet taste of Freedom Fries, Angela deploys Chekov’s Rubber Ducky USB drive, Darlene & Cisco reconcile, and Mr. Robot tries to cool off. PLUS: we discuss the graveside pissing match between Whiterose and Mr. Price as they duel over their visions plans of the future – blackmail, nuclear power plants, and government intervention abound. Bonsoir. Continue reading Decoding Mr. Robot 209: ‘Init 5’

Decoding Mr. Robot 208: Successor

Decoding Mr. Robot 208: Successor

Hello friend. This week Spencer is joined by Joy Wilkie to stroll through the dark corridors of Successor. The fsociety gang make a home video, run into an old friend, and plan a road trip to Arizona. Angela lets her hair down for a touching Tears for Fears cover and catches up with an old family friend. We bust out the aluminum foil and speculate on Joanna’s potential game plan and wonder – what’s up with Dom’s boss? Continue reading Decoding Mr. Robot 208: Successor

Decoding Mr. Robot 207: ‘Handshake’

Decoding Mr. Robot 207: ‘Handshake’

Hello friend. Our discussion of ‘Handshake’ begins with the end. We break down this week’s big reveal from every angle. But first we spill some hype over the new Mr. Robot Telltale game ‘1.51exfiltratiOn’. Later, what’s up with Joanna’s divorce? Why does Dom always have a sucker? What’s Angela working towards? Mysteries abound as does our banter. Control is an illusion, download, play, repeat the cycle. Continue reading Decoding Mr. Robot 207: ‘Handshake’