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

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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’

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 3

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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.

Get HYPE for some discussion of Dany’s best season (and worst moment), Jaime and Theon hitting rock bottom, Tywin’s return to King’s landing, the debut of the Brotherhood…. oh and the RED freakin’ WEDDING. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 3

From Broadcast Depth – Episode 61: ‘Across the Sea’ & ‘What They Died For’

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With only four hours of LOST to go, the writers decided to provide an info dump fans had long awaited – and it turned out to be one of the most polarizing episodes in the shows history. Ben and Kevin discuss the answers given, the answers NOT given, what caused the polarization, some insight from the DVD commentary, and the casting of Allison Janney as Mother. Then they cover the penultimate episode of the series, settling an old score and setting the table for the grand series finale! Continue reading From Broadcast Depth – Episode 61: ‘Across the Sea’ & ‘What They Died For’

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 2

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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.

We couldn’t talk about Season 2 without talking about ‘Blackwater’, but we also discuss how the show reacts to the loss of Ned Stark, smart character pairings, Tyrion’s time flying high as Hand of the King and the eternally terrible treatment of women on the show. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 2

From Broadcast Depth – Episode 60: ‘The Last Recruit’ & ‘The Candidate’

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Fate further intertwines our Oceanic 815 crew in the flash sideways, but the most memorable moments this week take place on the Island. Specifically, the iconic “bloodbath” that dwindles the number of our survivors down and forces us to say farewell to several main cast members (and not without some viewer backlash.) Ben and Kevin provide their own thoughts on that backlash and everything else going on as the end of the show draws close. Continue reading From Broadcast Depth – Episode 60: ‘The Last Recruit’ & ‘The Candidate’

The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 1

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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.

Episode 1 naturally tackles the debut season and its decision to kill off its biggest star, the ‘palace intrigue’ of King’s Landing, Tyrion’s journey across Westeros, Jon Snow’s arrival at The Wall and Daenerys falling in love with her rapist. Continue reading The Wheel Breakers – A Game of Thrones Podcast: Episode 1