Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 6

Episode 6

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

Somehow, someway our journey has reached its terminus. The table has been set, all the key players are finally together, TWO separate maniacal plans are afoot, and against all odds all roads lead to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Did anyone do it thirty five minutes ago? Will anyone refuse to compromise? Will Lube Man’s identity be revealed?! Find out for the last time.

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Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 4

Episode 4

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

Character studies galore this week as we look into the window of Looking Glass’ mind and finally learn the truth about Will Reeves. How many teases did Matt pick up on? Does he have any idea what Ozymandias is really up to? Will he say ‘ostensibly’ fewer than 15 times??? What are you waiting for? Listen and find out! Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 4

Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 3

Episode 3

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

This week our core cast is finally complete thanks to the arrival of the always electric Jean Smart and the delightful Hong Chau make their series debuts… As do Dale Petey, Excalibur the Dildo and Lube Man! Ben can’t help but tease a blissfully ignorant Matt as the plot thickens, and Jeremy Irons gets up to more nonsense. Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 3

Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 2

Episode 2

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

We begin coverage of the show-proper this week, delving into the first pair of episodes, with world and character building flying thick and fast. The show is definitely pro-squid, but is it also pro-cop? And just what on Earth is Jeremy Irons up to? Listen to Matt try and explain! Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 2

Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 1

Episode 1

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters just won’t stop podcasting, which is fitting given the title of this mini-series devoted to Damon Lindelof’s TV continuation of the most acclaimed comic book of all time.

This first episode tackles the original comic book and the litany of adaptations and projects that were inspired by it, including Zack Snyder’s movie, the Before Watchmen project, and Pax Americana, Doomsday Clock and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt. Continue reading Nothing Ever Ends – A Watchmen Podcast: Episode 1

The Superhero Pantheon Holiday Special 2019 (Into The Spider-Verse & Watchmen)

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It’s the holiday season, and listeners get a special treat with a 90 minute discussion of Watchmen featuring Jerome Cusson and special guest Ben Phillips. They discuss one of the best shows of the year and one of the most impactful superhero properties ever created. Then Brian joins Jerome for a discussion of Spider-Man:Into the Spider Verse. Is this finally the film to break the Spider-man pantheon curse? Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon Holiday Special 2019 (Into The Spider-Verse & Watchmen)

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 33: Watchmen

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It’s Zack Snyder’s first foray into the superhero genre, and I guess this was his best movie? This is one way to get excited for the upcoming television series as Jerome and Brian break down a faithful adaptation that somehow misses the subtext of what Alan Moore was trying to say. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 33: Watchmen

Three Years, 200 Episodes

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Writing those numbers down still feels insane to me despite planning this post for weeks. But they’re accurate and against all odds, we made it to two hundred. Continue reading Three Years, 200 Episodes

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

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’