Boars, Gore, and Swords a Y: The Last Man Podcast

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.

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: 2021-12-01_BGaS_Episode_453_WYSBW_It_Takes_Two.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am PST

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.

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: 2021-11-18_BGaS_Episode_452_WYSBW_YTLM_Comics_1-3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am PST

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???

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: 2021-11-11_BGaS_Episode_451_WYSBW_Dune.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am PST

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: 11:30pm PST

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: 5:30am PST

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

As always:

Direct download: 2021-10-20_BGaS_Episode_449_Eliza_Clark.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30am PST

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!

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: 2021-10-19_BGaS_Episode_448_WYSBW_Y_The_Last_Man_1x08.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am PST

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: 9:21pm PST

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: 12:10pm PST

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: 5:30am PST

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: 5:30am PST

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: 5:30am PST

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.

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: 2021-09-09_BGaS_Episode_446_WYSBW_Impeachment_ACS.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am PST

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: 5:30am PST

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: 5:30am PST

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.

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Direct download: 2021-08-16_BGaS_Episode_443_WYSBW_Ted_Lasso_S2.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:00am PST

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: 5:30am PST

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: 7:51pm PST

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.

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Direct download: 2021-07-07_BGaS_Episode_440_WYSBW_Loki_1x05.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:52pm PST

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: 7:47pm PST

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: 4:28pm PST

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.

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Direct download: 2021-06-17_BGaS_Episode_437_WYSBW_Loki_1x02.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:59pm PST

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.

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Direct download: 2021-06-10_BGaS_Episode_436_WYSBW_Loki_1x01.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:04am PST

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: 2:00am PST

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: 2:00am PST

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:

As always:

Direct download: 2021-05-11_BGaS_Episode_433_WYSBW_Rocketeer.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 2:00am PST

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: 8:48pm PST

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: 8:08pm PST

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: 9:29pm PST

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: 6:10pm PST

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: 10:42pm PST

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: 10:20pm PST

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: 10:27pm PST

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: 1:15pm PST

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: 12:19am PST

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: 1:46am PST

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: 10:16pm PST

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: 9:23am PST

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.

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

Direct download: 2021-01-08_BGaS_Episode_420_WYSBW_TENET.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:24pm PST