Boars, Gore, and Swords

Long Long Time. This is a video game adaptation, and things are just starting to really get rolling, which means it’s time for a side quest. Sure Joel and Ellie are cool, but have you ever had Frank & Bill??? Ivan & Red follow HBO Max’s The Last of Us for at least one more episode.

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Direct download: 2023-01-31_BGaS_Episode_497_WYSBW_Last_of_Us_1x03.mp3
Category:the last of us -- posted at: 8:41pm EST

Infection. Despite the party decreasing by one, and the always present terror of hoping a video adaptation holds up, Bella Ramsey’s performance convinced Ivan & Red to follow HBO Max’s The Last of Us for at least one more episode. Hopefully by episode 3 they’ll have escaped the hellscape that is Boston, Maine.

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Direct download: 2023-01-23_BGaS_Episode_496_WYSBW_Last_of_Us_1x02.mp3
Category:the last of us -- posted at: 6:30am EST

Comic & Writer Alexandria Love is back to escort Ellie from the PS3 to HBO. She’s joined Ivan & Red in the flatbed truck and they’re off to Boston with no food and a wrench that somehow falls apart after a few uses.

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Direct download: 2022-01-17_BGaS_Episode_495_WYSBW_Last_of_Us.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:31am EST

Rix Road. Cassian returns home to discover nothing is as he left it. Maarva makes one last appearance, and B2EMO yanks viciously at the heart strings. Ivan & Red hate nepotism, but when Nightcrawler scribe Dan Gilroy is brought in by his brother Tony, exceptions will be made. Star Wars is good again?

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Direct download: 2022-01-10_BGaS_Episode_494_WYSBW_Andor_1x12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EST

Daughter of Ferrix. A master class on consoling sentient? droids deep in grief. Cassian gets the help of some local fishermen to get off planet and Forrest Whitaker completes his contractual 90 minutes on set. Ivan & Red hate nepotism, but when Nightcrawler scribe Dan Gilroy is brought in by his brother Tony, exceptions will be made. Star Wars is good again?

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Direct download: 2023-01-04_BGaS_Andor_1x11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31am EST

No Way Out. Kino Loy’s finally ready to make a move, he just forgot one important skill tree. Luthean takes time to shake down a tweedy redhead, while Mon Mothma considers allowing her daughter to throw herself under the bus. Ivan & Red hate nepotism, but when Nightcrawler scribe Dan Gilroy is brought in by his brother Tony, exceptions will be made. Star Wars is good again?

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Direct download: 2022-12-20_BGaS_Episode_492_WYSBW_Andor_1x10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:45am EST

Nobody's Listening! Andy Serkis still thinks working within the system will save him, but that’s some Gollum as thinking he needs to move past. Vel returns home to live her Hall & Oatesiest Rich Girl life for a bit.

Ivan & Red hate nepotism, but when Nightcrawler scribe Dan Gilroy is brought in by his brother Tony, exceptions will be made. Star Wars is good again?

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Direct download: 2022-12-13_BGaS_Episode_491_WYSBW_Andor_1x09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EST

Narkina 5. Despite being JUST A TOURIST, Andor’s been Shanghai’d to a prison on the Interstellar water planet. Ivan & Red hate nepotism, but when Nightcrawler scribe Dan Gilroy is brought in by his brother Tony, exceptions will be made. Star Wars is good again?

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Direct download: 2022-12-05_BGaS_Episode_490_WYSBW_Andor_1x08.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am EST

The Eye & The Announcement. When it comes down to it not everyone on this Heist crew is what they seem. Ivan & Red hate nepotism, but when Nightcrawler scribe Dan Gilroy is brought in by his brother Tony, exceptions will be made. Star Wars is good again?

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Direct download: 2022-11-22_BGaS_Episode_489_WYSBW_Andor_1x06_1x07.mp3
Category:Andor -- posted at: 5:27pm EST

Aldhani & The Axe Forgets. The only thing I love more than hanging out in Space Scotland is having a Space Heist. Ivan & Red hate nepotism, but when Nightcrawler scribe Dan Gilroy is brought in by his brother Tony, exceptions will be made. Star Wars is good again?

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Direct download: 2022-11-16_BGaS_Episode_489_WYSBW_Andor_1x04_1x05.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:03pm EST

That Would Be Me & Reckoning. The lads finish this first movie now that the Star Wars are good again. When Tony Gilroy, the screenwriter behind four Bourne movies, decided to write a prequel to a prequel in the Star Wars universe, Ivan & Red were pulled back into the Star Wars Television Universe for one last rodeo! 

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Direct download: 2022-11-08_BGaS_Episode_488_WYSBW_Andor_1x02_1x03.mp3
Category:Andor -- posted at: 6:31am EST

Kassa. When Tony Gilroy, the screenwriter behind four Bourne movies, decided to write a prequel to a prequel in the Star Wars universe, Ivan & Red were pulled back into the Star Wars Television Universe for one last rodeo!

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Direct download: 2022-11-02_BGaS_Episode_487_WYSBW_Andor.mp3
Category:wysbw -- posted at: 6:30am EST

The Black Queen. Just when you thought Rhaenyra was out, THEY PULLED HER BACK IN. Sure there’s dragon fights, but more importantly DID YOU SEE THAT WARHAMMER TABLE??? Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-10-24_BGaS_Episode_486_HOTD_1x10.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 10:16pm EST

The Green Council. No, the OTHER Aegon!!! Otto Hightower makes a play he’s been planning for decades, and frankly after hearing his oratory skills the lads are on his side. Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-10-17_BGaS_Episode_485_HOTD_1x09.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 10:49pm EST

The Lord of The Tides. In which we do The Time Warp Again, hopefully for the final time. Six years have passed and King Viserys (not the baby Viserys) has one last chance to turn this Game of Thrones into one big happy family. I’m rooting for him! Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-10-10_BGaS_Episode_484_HOTD_1x08.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 6:29pm EST

Driftmark. In an episode where King Viserys loses no further visible limbs, Aemond trades an eye for a Dragon, Jack shows the first stirs of rebellion, and Aegon just wants a door that locks from the inside. Also Rhaenyra reconnects with her Uncle *shudder*. Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-10-03_BGaS_Episode_483_HOTD_1x07.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 6:10pm EST

The Princess and the Queen. Time to head Back to The slightly more Futuristic (but still distant) past. Did they recast all of the women in House of The Dragon or are all of the men in new relationships and they just have a 

‘type’? Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-09-26_BGaS_Episode_482_HOTD_1x06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:59pm EST

We Light the Way. The Throne Games get serious as we meet Daemon’s wife and a royal match runs into issues with some concerned parties. Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-09-19_BGaS_Episode_481_HOTD_1x05.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:19pm EST

King of the Narrow Sea. With the war on the Stepstones over, it’s time for brothers to reunite and for everyone to have some good ‘ol family fun. Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-09-12_BGaS_HoTD_1x04.mp3
Category:house of the dragon -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

Second of His Name. With this many time jumps near Belfast, Rhaenyra’s mount should be a DeLorean. Get out the Old Bay, this could be our last crab feast for a while. Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-09-05_BGaS_Episode_479_HOTD_1x03.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

The Rogue Prince AKA Episode 2. We’ve got a seafood special on the Stepstones: Sailors (this ad is for hungry Crabs who appreciate fine dining). Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon. 

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Direct download: 2022-08-29_BGaS_Episode_478_HOTD_1x02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:34pm EST

The Heirs of the Dragon. Back in the Dragon Saddle again. Ivan & Red return to Westeros to talk HBO’s (first ever?) spinoff show, The House of The Dragon.

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Direct download: 2022-08-22_BGaS_Episode_477_HOTD_1x01.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:56pm EST

This is Doesn’t Sound Like Anything to Me, our Westworld recap podcast! Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, or via rss. Please leave us a review! It has a huge impact when the podcast season starts and it would be extremely helpful to throw some text and stars our way.

Futureworld, excuse me, Westworld is back and we’re getting down to the business of replacing politicians with candidates that can actually get the job done.. Ivan has his jazz cigarettes, Red’s got some bootlegger Rum, and they’re headed into Delos’s Golden Age.

Theme performed by Dan Preston, composed by Lucas Tuttle.

Logo by Nicole Peterson. 

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Direct download: 2022-07-04_BGaS_Episode_479_WYSBW_DSLATM_4x02.mp3
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Direct download: 2022-06-28_BGaS_Episode_478_WYSBW_DSLATM_4x01.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 9:25pm EST

This is Doesn’t Sound Like Anything to Me, our Westworld recap podcast! Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, or via rss. Please leave us a review! It has a huge impact when the podcast season starts and it would be extremely helpful to throw some text and stars our way.

Over two years after Season 3, it’s hard to remember what happened in 2020, who can think of one single thing that happened that year? Not Ivan & Red. So they’re back to discuss who’s alive, who’s dead, who’s brain pearl is inside who’s head, and who’s got an appropriate 3-2-1 backup implemented (3 hosts, 2 guns, 1 off planet server).

Theme performed by Dan Preston, composed by Lucas Tuttle.

Logo by Nicole Peterson. 

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Direct download: 2022-06-23_BGaS_Episode_477_WYSBW_DSLATM_4x00.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

Despite the fact that she knew her mom would catch her, Tonight Show writer Alexandria Love snuck out her window at 30 Rockefeller Plaza to yell at Ivan & Red about the latest great MCU pilot from Disney+, Ms. Marvel.

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Direct download: 2022-06-16_BGaS_Episode_476_WYSBW_Ms_Marvel.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:37am EST

It’s the first sci-fi show to be sponsored by Werther's Original and turning your iPad notifications all the way up, it’s Prime Video’s Night Sky with J.K. Simmons & Sissy Spacek. Ivan & Red chuck a rock in The Mystery Hole for the second time on Prime Video in 2022 (See: Outer Range).

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Direct download: 2022-06-08_BGaS_Episode_475_WYSBW_Night_Sky.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am EST

If a single producer green lights an infinite number of Star Wars series, eventually one of them will be Shakespeare’s Richard III. We’re not there yet but one of the lads likes this one. Ivan & Red tune into Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi, which features performances by Ol’ Ben Kenobi and a child actor that both harken back to the prequels.

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Direct download: 2022-06-01_BGaS_Episode_474_WYSBW_Obi_Wan_Kenobi.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Why did Josh Brolin and Imogen Boots go from being top film actors to agreeing to be on a streaming sci-fi show? We do not know but we're glad they are here. Ivan & Red leap into The Hole to escape some terrifying country brothers and are compelled by what they find on the other side.

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Direct download: 2022-05-18_BGaS_Episode_473_WYSBW_Outer_Range.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

A TV show is on the air right now with Julia Roberts, Betty Gilpin, Shea Whigham, Dan Stevens, Hamish Linklater, and yet nobody’s watching it! Despite the title, Gaslit is real and it’s on Starz? *checks notes* Starz. Huh. Ivan & Red cover the part of the screen with Sean Penn in a fat suit and dive in.

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Direct download: 2022-05-11_BGaS_Episode_472_WYSBW_Gaslit.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Paramount+ has hitched its Warthog to one of the most quintessential post 9/11 video game franchises of our time in its 90 Million Dollar show: Halo. Ivan & Red spent an hour with a Spartan’s groin humping rhythmically in their face so you don’t have to.

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Direct download: 2022-05-05_BGaS_Episode_471_WYSBW_Halo.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Just because a show breaks up the long running partnership of Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, doesn’t mean two lads in a bunker can’t strengthen their friendship over the resulting prestige television episode. Ivan & Red load a roll of grainy, oversaturated film into the camera and  HBO Max project, Winning Time.

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Direct download: 2022-04-28_BGaS_Episode_470_WYSBW_Winning_Time.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Robert Pattinson heads his first effort in the Batverse, and I for one welcome Batman! At The Disco. My Chemical Batman. Taking Bat Sunday. Dashbat Confessional. Bat New. He looks emo is what I’m saying. Ivan & Red slowly, menacingly, unhurriedly tromp into the studio to talk Matt Reeves’ The Batman.

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Direct download: 2022-04-21_BGaS_Episode_469_WYSBW_THE_Batman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Spider-Man has truly reached its Boho Days and gone all in on cross rights nostalgia that dates back a whole two decades. Ivan & Red pull on discarded Goblin masks and dive in to find out if they exist in the multiverse where Spider-Man: No Way Home is a good movie.

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Direct download: 2022-04-13_BGaS_Episode_468_WYSBW_Spider_Man_NWH.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 5:30am EST

With a cast featuring Hodor, Hizdahr zo Loraq, and a despicable character murdered unexpectedly, is it Game of Thrones or a David Jenkins (People of Earth) comedy? Ivan & Red talk good jokes, competent management, A-List celebrity Rory Kinnear, pirates, and Edward Row Boat Hands.

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Direct download: 2022-04-06_BGaS_Episode_467_WYSBW_OFMD.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am EST

I did not have Ben Stiller directing a sci-fi psychological thriller on my 2022 bingo cards, but with a cast featuring Adam Scott AND Patricia Arquette, I’ve got my lucky stamper at the ready. It’s not clear if Apple TV+ is a real streaming network, but it looks like they might have a second good show! Ivan & Red talk work/life balance, Braun design, and talk the coolest Rick who ever Ricken’d.

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Direct download: 2022-03-16_BGaS_Episode_466_WYSBW_Severance.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Steven Soderbergh looked at the bloated, over-indulgent run times on modern movies and made a perfect 89 minute thriller starring Zoë Kravitz in the techno thriller, KIMI. Ivan & Red talk casting comics, tight cabling, unfilmable software, and the absolute worst man to have as your Dentist. Remember: Every Good Podcast Starts with A Good Listener: BGaS 6.0.

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Direct download: 2022-03-09_BGaS_Episode_465_WYSBW_Kimi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am EST

After an ill-fated heist, the lads found a machine that can play HI-8 and dove in. Ivan & Red talk about a surprisingly funny and well made show that should not have been made without the consent of Pamela Anderson, Hulu’s Pam & Tommy.

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Direct download: 2022-03-02_BGaS_Episode_464_WYSBW_Pam_and_Tommy.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

GOWNS, DARLING!!! Julian Fellowes has made his way across the pond and he’s bringing his trade mark Downton Abbey combo of classism and gowns to 19th century New York City in HBO Max’s The Gilded Age. Ivan & Red the minimum number of guests necessary for the show to go on, extremely minor heists, and the need for caution when googling “inflation calculator”.

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Direct download: 2022-02-23_BGaS_Episode_463_WYSBW_Gilded_Age.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Whodunnit?! The only thing we know for sure is it was someone in the LA COMEDY SCENE. Ivan & Red talk Apple TV’s The Afterparty, one of a myriad of murder mystery shows created to capitalize on the Success of Knives Out.

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Direct download: 2022-02-16_BGaS_Episode_462_WYSBW_Afterparty.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

This is the podcast where Ivan & Red will kill whoever they need to in the name of justice. That’s right, it’s HBO Max’s Peacemaker, the John Cena vehicle created as a spinoff of The Suicide Squad (2021) (Not to be confused with Suicide Squad (2016)). Let Eagly wrap his noble arms around you.

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Direct download: 2022-02-09_BGaS_Episode_461_WYSBW_Peacemaker.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

After sharing her Season 2 pitch document with Ivan & Red, Showrunner Eliza Clark talks the end of Season 1 before going into the detailed pitch document for season 2 and beyond. They talk planned storylines, new characters, and the vision for Y that could have been.

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Direct download: 2022-02-02_BGaS_Episode_460_Eliza_Clark_S2.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Slap on your N95 Tusken Raider mask and head to the desert, it’s time to talk the second Disney+ show about a guy in Mandalorian armor.  Ivan & Red head to the desert to hang out with Pig Boys, Ming-Na Wen, and NOBODY ELSE. PARKOUR!!

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Direct download: 2022-01-26_BGaS_Episode_459_WYSBW_Boba_Fett.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EST

Grab ten shopping carts full of your favorite snacks and barricade the doors, it’s time for Ivan & Red to head in their high rise podcast studio to talk HBO Max’s Station Eleven. The lads are determined to have a good time, because survival is insufficient.

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Direct download: 2022-01-19_BGaS_Episode_458_WYSBW_YTLM_Station_Eleven.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:30am EST

Fill your pants, and join 355, Dr. Mann, & Yorick in Marrisville, Ohio. The town seems nice, they certainly don’t have any guns, a good idea in the apocalypse, right? Ivan & Red dive back into Y: The Last Man, the Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra comic book series published by Vertigo from 2002 through 2008. They get to the end of Cycles, the second arc in Y, which corresponds to the end of the first season of the TV Show.

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Direct download: 2022-01-12_BGaS_Episode_457_WYSBW_YTLM_Comics_7-10.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 8:16am EST

Grab your black trench coat and wrap around sun glasses, where we’re going you don’t need batteries because you are one. Ivan & Red plug back into the final? chapter of The Matrix and talk about one of the more formative franchises of both of their lives.

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Direct download: 2022-01-04_BGaS_Episode_45_WYSBW_Matrix_Resurrections.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:07pm EST

Issues #4-6 start off with Yorick getting punched in the face and ends with members of the Blood Bound Railroad Gang fronting as the “Freight Train Riders of America”. Ivan & Red dive back into Y: The Last Man, the Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra comic book series published by Vertigo from 2002 through 2008.

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Direct download: 2021-12-21_BGaS_YTLM_Comics_4-6-lesstrains.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 8:30am EST

When a prestige fantasy TV show drops, the Basilisk Signal lights the skies of Midgar calling Ivan & Red to obey their sacred duty to consume and process it for public consumption. This time it’s Prime Video’s The Wheel of Time, and the lads try and find out what Showrunner Rafe Judkins did with that 10 mil an episode.

Programming Note: The next 3 issues of the Y: The Last Man comic will be covered on next week's podcast!

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Direct download: 2021-12-08_BGaS_Episode_454_WYSBW_Wheel_of_Time.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:50pm EST

As hosts of the third most co-operative podcast on the Internet, Ivan & Red talk their complete playthrough of the EA Published Josef Fares game of the year candidate, It Takes Two. From the Shed to the Pillowfort through the Snowglobe and the Attic, there’s nothing these two wouldn’t go through to save their marriage.

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Direct download: 2021-12-01_BGaS_Episode_453_WYSBW_It_Takes_Two.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EST

With season 1 of the tv show complete, Ivan & Red dive into the source material for Y: The Last Man, the Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra comic book series published by Vertigo from 2002 through 2008. They talk the differences between 2002 and 2021, between a single cis male writer and a diverse writer’s room, and the differences between normal people and those depicted in comic books.

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Direct download: 2021-11-18_BGaS_Episode_452_WYSBW_YTLM_Comics_1-3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EST

LET THE SPICE FLOW!!! By popular request, Ivan & Red sip on the gift of their body’s moisture and talk Denis Villeneuve’s Dune (2021). Despite the fact the man only made a 1/4 of a movie, there’s a lot to discuss: Can Timothée Chalamet act Cuban, is this movie anti-Irish, how much worm can one movie need, and most importantly, who ordered all the black goo???

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Direct download: 2021-11-11_BGaS_Episode_451_WYSBW_Dune.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EST

Victoria. Ivan & Red follow a perfect season of television to its phenomenal conclusion. If there could be a better adaptation of a graphic novel, we can’t imagine it. We’ll follow this show to the ends of the earth, whether that road goes through HBO Max or Amazon Prime. Let everyone know about the best show on tv with the hashtag #YLivesOn.

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2021-11-02_BGaS_Episode_450_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man_1x10.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 2:30am EST

Peppers. Ivan & Red join back up with the gang at the women’s prison where Yorick is fitting in and Dr Mann is showing off mysterious scars. The Amazons visit the Men’s Museum and continue on their mission to destroy the last of the podcasting equipment.

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2021-10-26_BGaS_Episode_449_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man_1x09.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:30am EST

Showrunner for Y: The Last Man, Eliza Clark, joins Ivan & Red for a wide ranging discussion about casting during a pandemic, updating the gender politics of a 19 year old comic, intimacy coordinators, and whether or not Ivan & Red will get to be corpses in Season 2. #YLivesOn

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

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Direct download: 2021-10-20_BGaS_Episode_449_Eliza_Clark.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EST

Ready. Aim. Fire. Ivan & Red follow Roxanne on her journey from obtaining Law & Order at any cost to a camping trip at PriceMax on her way to becoming charismatic leader we all know and love!

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As always:

Direct download: 2021-10-19_BGaS_Episode_448_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man_1x08.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:30am EST

My Mother Saw a Monkey. Ivan & Red accuse each other of being bad mothers and then work together to help expose the truth of the Jennifer Brown Administration that is callously allowing service members to die in her name. They also spend the opening bit talking about the new Game of Thrones show House of the Dragon, you can skip to (8:54) to just listen to Y: The Last Man.

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2021-10-12_BGaS_Episode_447_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man_1x07.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 12:21am EST

Weird Al is Dead. Ivan & Red find themselves trapped on all sides by a menacing group of women who’d just like to sew them into a bear. There’s only one episode to cover this week which gives them more time to cover the material more thoroughly!

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2021-10-05_BGaS_Episode_446_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man_1x06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:10pm EST

Karen and Benji and Mann Hunt. Ivan & Red catch up on episodes 4 & 5, where strangers picked to live in an apocalypse stop being polite and start getting real. This episode is all about lessons learned: guard your knees, beware Roxannes, and a heads up on the REAL CIA Conspiracy they WON’T tell you about in school.

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2021-09-28_BGaS_Episode_445_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man_1x04-05.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EST

Would the World Be Kind and Neil. Ivan & Red hid amongst some dead bodies and made it out in time to podcast episodes 2 & 3 of Hulu’s Y: The Last Man. Next week we’ll also cover two episodes in order to catch up with the show!

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2021-09-23_BGaS_Episode_448_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man_1x02-03.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:30am EST

A formative Vertigo comic book was adapted into a Hulu show and Ivan could feel half his chromosomes tingling. That’s right, Y: The Last Man, with Red reluctantly joining as they draw straws to see who gets to be the only male podcaster left on earth.

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2021-09-16_BGaS_Episode_447_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:30am EST

If a crime’s being committed in the 90s and it calls for over the top delivery, wigs, and prosthetics, there’s only one person to call: Ryan Murphy Red & Ivan head back to the malls of their youth to talk the 90s, pervasive misogyny, and the third grossest President of the United States.

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As always:

Direct download: 2021-09-09_BGaS_Episode_446_WYSBW_Impeachment_ACS.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:30am EST

When Selena Gomez joins Steve Martin & Martin Short for a comedic take on a whodunnit with a surprisingly relevant mystery at its core, Red & Ivan are there. This is the podcast that answers the questions you want to know: Should Steve Martin get a pass as a hat guy? Is Martin Short human? Why does this show work so well???

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2021-09-02_BGaS_Episode_445_WYSBW_Only_Murders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EST

What If... Captain Carter Were the First Avenger?. Red & Ivan follow the sweet sweet voice of Armand Delgado into Disney’s newest animated television show that asks What If we weren’t bound by the extremely thin ties of MCU continuity. 

Check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s newly launched podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

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Direct download: 2021-08-26_BGaS_Episode_444_WYSBW_What_If.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:30am EST

Goodbye, Earl. Red & Ivan return to AFC Richmond for the Season 2 premiere episode. They’re overjoyed that their favorite Champions League team has a new mascot we will all soon come to know and love. Everyone regresses except for Roy Kent, Ted bumps up against mental health, and Nate becomes the Dom nobody asked for.

As always:

Direct download: 2021-08-16_BGaS_Episode_443_WYSBW_Ted_Lasso_S2.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Tonight Show writer Alexandria Love joins Red & Ivan to discuss the first ever MCU movie about a character who died on alien planet several years ago, the MCU’s Black Widow. We discuss this bizarre midquel (prequel in the middle of a series), Russian pull string toys, controversial music drops, and the best place to point a gun (NOT at the barrel of your adversary’s gun).

As always:

Direct download: 2021-08-11_BGaS_Episode_442_WYSBW_Black_Widow.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 8:30am EST

For All Time. Always. Red & Ivan climb the bean stalk and confront the black and gold mystery castle at the end and beginning of it all. Is Miss Minutes behind it all? Will they survive in the belly of Alioth? Do they have the legal right to refer to “The Avengers”?? All this on the season’s FINAL episode of Loki.

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Direct download: 2021-07-14_BGaS_Episode_441_WYSBW_Loki_1x06.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:51pm EST

Journey into Mystery. Red & Ivan assess the penultimate episode of Loki’s season 1, an episode with enough titular Lokis to let you know we’re truly approaching the end. Also the smoke monster that gobbles matter & energy was a sign. They talk old man Loki, Alligator Loki, Boastful Loki, Lady Loki, President Loki and Owen Wilson on a Jet Ski.

As always:

Direct download: 2021-07-07_BGaS_Episode_440_WYSBW_Loki_1x05.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:52pm EST

The Nexus Event. Red & Ivan are joined by Senior Editor for Data @ Insider and writer of numlock.news, Walter Hickey, talk how episode 3 never happened, bisexual myst, terrible dialogue, and special guest star Richard E. Grant.

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Direct download: 2021-06-30_BGaS_Episode_439_WYSBW_Loki_1x04.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:47pm EST

Lamentis. Disney+ tried to ditch the most successful buddy pairing in MCU history and it’s certainly noticeable on this week’s Loki. Red & Ivan talk about this episode which drops us in the middle of things and leaves us in the middle of things as they try to find a cell phone charger so they can call a Time Uber.

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Direct download: 2021-06-23_BGaS_Episode_438_WYSBW_Loki_1x03.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 7:28pm EST

The Variant. We’re back with the impossibly entertaining Owen Wilson and company for Disney+’s Loki. Red & Ivan talk Jet Ski Uncles, the Renaissance Faire Cinematic Universe, WALL-E cops, and their inevitable livestream'd death in a climate catastrophe.

As always:

Direct download: 2021-06-17_BGaS_Episode_437_WYSBW_Loki_1x02.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 9:59pm EST

Disney+ goes all in on time travel and  mustaches and Red could not be happier with MCU’s Loki. & Ivan struggles to deal with the reality that Red enjoys an MCU property more than he does. They talk cosmic paperweights, Douglas Adams, Glorious Purpose, and the integration of the 2006 Adam Sandler film Click into the MCU.

As always:

Direct download: 2021-06-10_BGaS_Episode_436_WYSBW_Loki_1x01.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 1:04pm EST

HBO breaks virgin ground with a sitcom that dares to go inside the world of comedy writing: Hacks. Red & Ivan delve into the moviePrestige TV Show based on the life of Joan RiversDeborah Vance and an amalgamation of comics in the LA scene who could really use the workAva!

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Direct download: 2021-05-27_BGaS_Episode_435_WYSBW_Hacks.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Finally HBO made the first ever prestige drama about solving a crime in a small town that has more to it than it seems: Mare of Easttown. Red & Ivan top off their wooter bottles, grab a hoagie at the Wawa, and head to a small post-industrial town outside Philly to rap nostalgic about The Big Game back in high school and generally be dirtbags in the woods. 

As always:

Direct download: 2021-05-20_BGaS_Episode_434_WYSBW_Mare_of_Easttown.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:00am EST

It’s time to travel all the way back to 1991 and discuss Disney’s greatest Superhero film: The Rocketeer. Red’s and Ivan load up Disney+ to discuss Zeppelins, the Avengers of character acting, the most attractive character ever put to film, Timothy Dalton not getting his due, the Art Deco appliance aesthetic, and whether Red could outrun a Zeppelin.

Check out:

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Direct download: 2021-05-11_BGaS_Episode_433_WYSBW_Rocketeer.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 5:00am EST

On the docket: The Full Season of Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Red’s moved out of Pluto’s extremely reverberant cave, Ivan took a break from watching The Rocketeer, and Comedian Alexandria Love re-joins to talk about the Best Bucky and the Top 4 MCU characters to wield the shield. Also they discuss Red’s canonically correct MCU movie rankings!

Direct download: 2021-05-02_BGaS_Episode_432_WYSBW_Falcon_Winter_Soldier.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 11:48pm EST

Red’s empty and echo’ing house is thematically appropriate for a tv show absolutely nobody watched! Ivan has some axes to grind when it comes to the name on fully half of the end credits and with some thematic similarities to some, let’s say, “Ex Men”, in HBO Max’s The Nevers.

Direct download: 2021-04-20_BGaS_Episode_431_WYSBW_Nevers.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 11:08pm EST

Fresh off a cross country move and still absent all of his stuff, Red rigs up a recording hut in an empty apartment to talk with Ivan about a little known late 90s family Drama, The Sopranos. Want to hear more classic shows? Let us know on twitter: @boarsgoreswords.

Direct download: 2021-04-16_BGaS_Episode_430_WYSBW_Sopranos.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 12:29am EST

In the absence of Red, Ivan invites returning favorite Maggie Tokuda-Hall to talk classic CRPG Baldur's Gate 2: Shadows of Amn.

Pre-order Maggie's upcoming graphic novel, Squad!!

Direct download: 2021-03-27_BGaS_Episode_429_WYSBW_Baldurs_Gate.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 9:10pm EST

The Series Finale. Alexandria, Red & Ivan watch the final WandaVision episode which assuredly wraps everything up and isn’t just a placeholder for 5 other MCU shows. We count the many fan theories left for dead in Westview and the *one* theory Ivan might have got right.

You can check out everything Alexandria at her website: alexandriacomedy.com

Also check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2021-03-10_BGaS_Episode_428_WYSBW_WandaVision_1x09.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 1:42am EST

Previously On. Alexandria, Red & Ivan watch as the MCU joined the Charmed Cinematic Universe. Witchcraft is REAL and Agatha needs them trade secrets. We visit the MCU’s first full Sokovian family, and the Ghost of Wanda past really ties things together.

Also check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2021-03-02_BGaS_Episode_427_WYSBW_WandaVision_1x08.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 1:20am EST

Breaking the Fourth Wall. Alexandria, Red & Ivan find out the truth about Uncle P and Aunt Agnes. They talk Circus cosplay, Vision getting mic’d up, and some giant bugs.

Check out Alexandria's film Dolores at awesometheater.org

Also check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2021-02-24_BGaS_Episode_426_WYSBW_WandaVision_2x07.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 1:27am EST

On a Very Special Episode… & All-New Halloween Spooktacular. Alexandria, Red & Ivan tune back into WandaVision to discuss the Ep 5 reveal, who could be Mephisto (spoiler: EVERYONE), and the most harrowing 90s yogurt commercial of all time.

On the patreon, there’s a new beta episode of a podcast Red is working on with Maggie Tokuda-Hall, this one on The Silence of the Lambs! Throw us some bones and give it a listen!

Also check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2021-02-17_BGaS_Episode_425_WYSBW_WandaVision_2x05-2x06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

Now in Color & We Interrupt This Program. Alexandria Love is officially part of the pod as we’re all in on WandaVision. She joins Red & Ivan to discuss the ONLY 70s sitcom, bird awareness, and twins!

On the patreon, there’s a new beta episode of a podcast Red is working on with Maggie Tokuda-Hall! This one is about the book & film, Stardust. And one should be up in the next few days about Silence of the Lambs.

Also check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

 

Direct download: 2021-02-10_BGaS_Episode_424_WYSBW_WandaVision_2x03-2x04.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:19am EST

WandaVision on Disney+. Ivan and return guest Alexandria Love shove Red out of their idyllic 1950s sitcom so they can talk comic books in peace. They cover the first two episodes, and will be continuing on with episodes 3 & 4 next week!

On the patreon, there’s a new beta episode of a podcast Red is working on with Maggie Tokuda-Hall! This one is about the book & film, Stardust.

Also check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2021-02-05_BGaS_Episode_423_WYSBW_WandaVision.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:46am EST

Warrior on HBO Max. Red finally convinces Ivan to watch a show that seems to have been created with exactly him in mind. A martial arts drama originally conceived by Bruce Lee, stolen by The Man, only to be resurrected by Cinemax then rescued by HBO Max. It’s got drama! punching! funk drops!

The patreon has a beta episode of Failure to Adapt, a podcast Red is working on with Maggie Tokuda-Hall!

Also check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2021-01-20_BGaS_Episode_422_WYSBW_Warrior.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 1:16am EST

Ivan straps Red into a novelty late night set and it gets twisted, as they watch and discuss three episodes of Batman: The Animated Series:

  • 1x46: The Laughing Fish
  • 1x35: Almost Got ‘Im
  • 1x03: Heart of Ice

IN THAT ORDER.

The patreon has a beta episode of Failure to Adapt, a podcast Red is working on with Maggie Tokuda-Hall!

Also check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2021-01-15_BGaS_Episode_421_WYSBW_Batman_The_Animated_Series.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 12:23pm EST

For the first podcast of 2021, Ivan & Red bring you their 420th episode which may or may not have been recorded under the influence (Of TENET (AND THC)). The lads have covered a LOT of Christopher Nolan and a LOT of Time Travel, but this is the first movie they’ve discussed which was released during a pandemic.

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Direct download: 2021-01-08_BGaS_Episode_420_WYSBW_TENET.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24pm EST

Per Bannerman request, the lads cover the first Christmas movie involving Emilia Clarke, Paul Feig’s Last Christmas. A movie somehow with writing credits from Michael George (yes that one!) and Emma Thompson Red and Ivan get into the Christmas spirit to varying degrees, and watch an incredible cast try and assemble a movie from wildly disparate parts.

Direct download: 2020-12-18_BGaS_Episode_412_WYSBW_Last_Christmas.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 12:43am EST

A rare foray into sitcoms is justified by the single best new television show of 2020, Ted Lasso. Red joins Ivan in NYC, just a subway* ride away to do what they never thought possible, discuss a sports show they both agree is good?

We end with a bit of Q&A taken from the Bannermen in our Patreon Post Thanksgiving Mailbag ep, in an effort to answer every question offered up from our Patreon supporters!

Direct download: 2020-12-11_BGaS_Episode_411_WYSBW_Ted_Lasso.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:11pm EST

For the first time in TOO LONG it’s time to talk food. Red joins Ivan in NYC, but thanks to 2020 they’re still recording remotely. At the behest of a Bannerman in our Patreon Post Thanksgiving Mailbag ep, we get into the Maya Rudolph voiced Food & Travel show on Hulu.

Direct download: 2020-12-07_BGaS_Episode_410_WYSBW_Eater.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

As American democracy tries to separate itself from the death throes of a devolved Autocrat, Ivan & Red attempt a return to normalcy by discussing Prestige Science Fiction Television! And what better way to step back into the fray than a Ridley Scott produced high concept show starring Android Annie Lennox?

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Direct download: 2020-11-19_BGaS_Episode_409_WYSBW_Raised_By_Wolves.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 1:04pm EST

Well. Nevertheless,

  • Joe Biden is President-Elect
  • Kamala Harris is First EVER Woman Vice President Elect
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Support the podcast!

Bunker Politics album artwork by Nicole Peterson

Direct download: 2020-11-11-BunkerPolitics-060.mp3
Category:politics -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Vikings in modern times let’s goooooooo!!! Ivan & Red are joined by previous guest and #1 Bergen fan, Katie Compa!

You can find Katie Compa on twitter at @katiecompa and you can find her debut Stand Up Comedy album Hard Pass on Apple Music or Spotify.

Also, you check Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2020-10-27_BGaS_Episode_408_WYSBW_Beforeigners.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Full Circle. A perfect season of television demanded the return of this season’s perfect guest: Alexandria Love. She joins Ivan & Red to talk fiscal racism, free will, the HBO exec in Misha Green’s basement, and a girl and her Shoggoth.

Listen to Alexandria’s Radio Play: Miles to Go Before I Sleep

Read Kinitra D. Brooks incredibly deep recaps of Lovecraft Country on The Root.

Also, please check out and follow Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2020-10-20_BGaS_Episode_407_WYSBW_Lovecraft_Country_1x10.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 2:10am EST

Rewind 1921. After what felt like 200 years, Hippolyta returns from the multiverse to send us 99 years back in time. Ivan & Red talk the first ever fictionalized depiction of the 1921 Tulsa massacre on an HBO prestige series in 2020.

Check out Kinitra D. Brooks incredibly deep recaps of Lovecraft Country on The Root.

Also, please check out and follow Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2020-10-13_BGaS_Episode_406_WYSBW_Lovecraft_Country_1x09.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 2:09am EST

Jig-a-Bobo. With Hippolyta still not back from her many Afrofuturistic lives, it’s up to everyone else to face the cold reality of cops, exes, and Tik Tok. Ivan & Red discuss possibly the most harrowing episode of an innately harrowing series.

Check out Kinitra D. Brooks incredibly deep recaps of Lovecraft Country on The Root.

Also, check out Red’s new streaming game show on twitch, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2020-10-07_BGaS_Episode_405_WYSBW_Lovecraft_Country_1x08.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:48am EST

I Am. As soon as Hippolyta went to work on Hiram’s Orrery, you knew this ep was going to be fire. Ivan & Red talk Afrofuturism, the supernatural, and Hippolyta inevitably taking her natural place as the leader of the gang.

Make sure to check out Red’s new streaming game show, Blabbermouth!

Direct download: 2020-09-30_BGaS_Episode_404_WYSBW_Lovecraft_Country_1x07.1.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 12:38am EST

Meet Me In Daegu. We’ve reached the point in the HBO prestige genre series where we abandon the primary storyline and have a singular episode inside a completely different world. Ivan & Red talk about the things that happen in this good episode of television!

Direct download: 2020-09-23_BGaS_Episode_403_WYSBW_Lovecraft_Country_1x06.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 12:39am EST

Strange Case. Much like Tree, The Fun Adventure times are left far behind as we dive deep into then “Gore” element, leaving behind Boars and Swords entirely. Ivan talks Bones, Gore, & Viscera while Red describes the part of the episode he glimpsed through splayed fingers.

Direct download: 2020-09-16_BGaS_Episode_402_WYSBW_Lovecraft_Country_1x05.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:43pm EST

A History of Violence. Only after Holy Ghost could an episode with a severed arm in a door be a reprieve and a fun romp through adventure tropes. Ivan & Red ditch Tree and talk pulpy adventure tropes!

Direct download: 2020-09-09_BGaS_Episode_401_WYSBW_Lovecraft_Country_1x04.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 4:58pm EST