Decoding Mr. Robot s3e04-06: m3tadata, runtime-err0r, kill-pr0cess

Decoding Mr. Robot s3e04-06: m3tadata, runtime-err0r, kill-pr0cess

After and extended hiatus, Decoding Mr. Robot returns to discuss the explosive developments in season 3, covering the episodes Metadata, Runtime Error, and Kill Process. Continue reading Decoding Mr. Robot s3e04-06: m3tadata, runtime-err0r, kill-pr0cess

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Decoding Mr. Robot s03e01: power-save-mode + Halt and Catch Fire series finale

Decoding Mr. Robot s03e01: power-save-mode + Halt and Catch Fire series finale

Mr. Robot season 3 picks up right where season 2 left off – but where did we leave off? Spencer and Joy catch up on where our characters left off last season and where they seem to be headed next. Then we wildly speculate on parallel universes, infinite selves, and super-simulations.

In the second half of the podcast we discuss the AMC series Halt and Catch Fire, which just concluded it’s fourth and final season – a tech-centric drama with some of the finest character work of this decade in television. Continue reading Decoding Mr. Robot s03e01: power-save-mode + Halt and Catch Fire series finale

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

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’