“The Long Night” – The Good, The Bad, and The Very Fucking Stupid

Watching “The Long Night” live led to a lot of emotions as the episode unfolded. While I was tempted to write about something that night, I recognized that a little of time and a fresher re-watch a few days later would my writing more justice. With that in mind, after two watches, here are The Good, The Bad, and The Really Fucking Stupid of the most expensive episode of television ever.

 

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The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 7

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

The first part of our journey is over as we have covered the first seven seasons of Game of Thrones just in time for April 14th. We discuss Arya vs Sansa vs Littlefinger, Dany unleashing on the Lannisters, various characters teleportation powers and of course ‘Beyond the Wall’ Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 7

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 6

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

Couldn’t get enough of season 5? Lucky for you it essentially just kept going. Everyone in King’s Landing is dead, Jon Snow is alive, Arya’s STILL in Braavos, the Iron Islands… exist, and worst of all… Bran’s back. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 6

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 5

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

It’s time for season 5 and its noticeable dip in quality, so it’s time to decide who has it roughest: Cersei? Sansa? Dorne? Stannis? Jon? Feels like everybody is losing this week, except YOU, of course. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 5

From Broadcast Depth – Episode 63: ‘The New Man In Charge’ & Podcast Wrap-Up

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The final season of LOST on DVD and Blu-Ray was released on August 24, 2010, and with it came a nearly 12 minute epilogue to answer a few remaining burning questions. Kevin and Ben take one final trip down memory lane to explore this epilogue which includes the Hydra Station orientation video, an answer about the polar bears, and the fate of Walt. Continue reading From Broadcast Depth – Episode 63: ‘The New Man In Charge’ & Podcast Wrap-Up

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 4

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Having conquered the medium of film, Mike & Matt return to podcasting about television with the cultural juggernaut that is Game of Thrones one season at a time. *Enormous spoilers* Obviously.

In many ways it’s the end of an era for the show this season, as we say farewell to both Tywin Lannister and Joffrey Baratheon, as well as phenomenal newcomer Oberyn Martell. Plus the worst decision in the history of the show and the excellent Hound vs Brienne battle. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 4

From Broadcast Depth – Episode 62: ‘The End’

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On Sunday, May 23rd, 2010, one of the best television shows of all time came to its conclusion. One the penultimate episode of From Broadcast Depth, Kevin and Ben cover the series finale of LOST. They discuss the nature of the flash sideways and its connection to the overall themes of the show, set the record straight on fan complaints, discuss the interpretation of the shows final image, and give their overall thoughts on Season 6 as a whole. Ben also reminisces on the finale party he threw and how ABC made it an all day event.

There is only one more episode of the podcast to do, but today, we put a bow on coverage of episodes. Continue reading From Broadcast Depth – Episode 62: ‘The End’