Where Season One of Westworld focused on the allegory of the maze and the inward journey toward consciousness, Season Two kept its eyes on the horizon, escalating toward a showdown at the mysterious Valley Beyond. Who made it? Who didn’t? And the biggest question of all... how long do we have to wait for Season… Continue reading Westworld S2E10: Heaven Can Wait
As Season 2 of Westworld heads into the endgame, the penultimate episode adds some major twists to the stakes and character motivations. Normally, I’d follow the flow of the episode and wax philosophical about metaphor and story structure, but we’re in the endgame now. There’s a lot going on, so let’s cut straight to the… Continue reading Westworld S2E9: Are You Real?
Parental Figures Have All the Fun You love them... most of the time. Some are good, some are bad, some are so good we tear up talking about them. For this hangout, we share our favorite parental figures from TV shows, movies, and books. We combined May and June's hangout into one epic conversation. I… Continue reading TGE Ep 24 – Favorite Parental Figures
As the focal point of the series, Piper Chapman is the viewer’s introduction to prison life in Orange Is the New Black (2013 - ). We experience firsthand her entry into Litchfield and follow her as she acclimates to her new environment. At the onset of the show, Piper serves as a proxy for the… Continue reading Why do we love and hate Piper Chapman? #OitNB