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

Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 14: ‘The Most Powerful Man in the World (and His Identical Twin Brother) & ‘The Book of Nora’

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Ben Phillips and Matt Waters present Countdown to Destruction?, a podcast series recapping every episode of The Leftovers.

It’s OCTOBER 14TH 2018! The Seven Year Anniversary of the Sudden Departure! Repent! The Second Great Flood Cometh! On the off-chance we all survive please place your penis on the scanner so you can enjoy this episode covering a plot to assassinate the president and yet another contentious Damon Lindelof show finale. Continue reading Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 14: ‘The Most Powerful Man in the World (and His Identical Twin Brother) & ‘The Book of Nora’

Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 13: ‘It’s a Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt World’ & ‘Certified’

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Ben Phillips and Matt Waters present Countdown to Destruction?, a podcast series recapping every episode of The Leftovers.

Welcome to the Fuck Boat! Hope you brought your lion costumes! Leave your dildos in the fishbowl and please try not to interrupt God while he’s reading. Oh and Laurie’s on a mission to psychoanalyse everybody I guess… I’M NINETY ONE AND I’M HAVING A SON!!! Continue reading Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 13: ‘It’s a Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt World’ & ‘Certified’

Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 12: ‘Crazy Whitefella Thinking’ & ‘G’Day Melbourne’

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Ben Phillips and Matt Waters present Countdown to Destruction?, a podcast series recapping every episode of The Leftovers.

Welcome to Australia! Please try not to culturally appropriate while visiting this beautiful country full of snakes and people on fire. It’s not all fun and games though as Kevin might just be seeing things again and Nora is making some CHOICES. Continue reading Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 12: ‘Crazy Whitefella Thinking’ & ‘G’Day Melbourne’

Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 11: ‘The Book of Kevin’ & ‘Don’t Be Ridiculous’

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Ben Phillips and Matt Waters present Countdown to Destruction?, a podcast series recapping every episode of The Leftovers.

Season Three is upon us and it has brought us the gift of many glorious dad beards! Kevin is back in a police uniform and receiving unwanted visits from old friends while Nora is taking us through her favourite Wu-Tang Band songs and jumping around on trampolines. This show. Continue reading Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 11: ‘The Book of Kevin’ & ‘Don’t Be Ridiculous’

Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 10: ‘Ten Thirteen’ & ‘I Live Here Now’

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Ben Phillips and Matt Waters present Countdown to Destruction?, a podcast series recapping every episode of The Leftovers.

As we close out Season 2 all heck breaks loose as we follow Meg to Jarden and find out what she’s keeping in the mystery van and what it means for Miracle. Everybody pick your favourite karaoke jam and let’s get to it! Continue reading Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 10: ‘Ten Thirteen’ & ‘I Live Here Now’

Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 9: ‘A Most Powerful Adversary’ & ‘International Assassin’

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Ben Phillips and Matt Waters present Countdown to Destruction?, a podcast series recapping every episode of The Leftovers.

This week Kevin finally gets some answers about what the heck is going on with Ghost Patti and realises the only way to deal with her is to put on a suit and assassinate a senator. No, but really though.

Continue reading Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 9: ‘A Most Powerful Adversary’ & ‘International Assassin’

Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 8: ‘No Room At the Inn’ & ‘Lens’

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Ben Phillips and Matt Waters present Countdown to Destruction?, a podcast series recapping every episode of The Leftovers.

Ever wanted to see Doctor Who’s penis? Rejoice! That’s right it’s another Matt episode and our resident priest’s faith has never been tested quite like this. Although that’s nothing on what his sister Nora is dealing with as she might be the host of the demon Azrael. Yep. Continue reading Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 8: ‘No Room At the Inn’ & ‘Lens’

Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 7: ‘Off Ramp’ & ‘Orange Sticker’

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Ben Phillips and Matt Waters present Countdown to Destruction?, a podcast series recapping every episode of The Leftovers.

Season Two keeps rolling as our game of catch-up with the series regulars continues, this time giving some focus to Laurie and Tommy and their new anti-GR enterprise. Then it’s back to Jarden as the search for the missing girls gets underway and Kevin does his best to keep his shit together.

Continue reading Countdown to Destruction? – Episode 7: ‘Off Ramp’ & ‘Orange Sticker’