Boars, Gore, and Swords

The Janitor's Boy. Tim Robbins has taken to being Mayor in as much as it allows him access to the executive liquor cabinet. Common reveals what being part of the cleanup crew is all about. Juliette sinks further into a destructive posture.

In a BGaS first, Red is intimately familiar with the source material (Hugh Howey’s Wool), and it’s Ivan that’s along for the ride for Apple TV+’s Silo.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-05-30_BGaS_Episode_514_WYSBW_Silo_1x05.mp3
Category:silo -- posted at: 11:21pm EST

Truth. Juliette dons the sheriff outfit, Marnes takes his trauma out on his constituency, and we get a flashback with some de-aging effects as extreme and inexplicable as the parenting on display. 

In a BGaS first, Red is intimately familiar with the source material (Hugh Howey’s Wool), and it’s Ivan that’s along for the ride for Apple TV+’s Silo.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-05-26_BGaS_Episode_513_WYSBW_Silo_1x04.mp3
Category:silo -- posted at: 9:32pm EST

Machines. We’re done with the prologue and Juliette’s Fix has finally failed, so she grabs a Tool and heads into The Machine, along with many other generic nouns. In a BGaS first, Red is intimately familiar with the source material (Hugh Howey’s Wool), and it’s Ivan that’s along for the ride for Apple TV+’s Silo.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-05-23_BGaS_Episode_512_WYSBW_Silo_1x03.mp3
Category:silo -- posted at: 12:15am EST

Holston's Pick. Two episodes, two cleanings. This second episode of wool we’ve got just enough data about the cleanings to begin wildly speculating on the greater world with insufficient information. In a BGaS first, Red is intimately familiar with the source material (Hugh Howey’s Wool), and it’s Ivan that’s along for the ride for Apple TV+’s Silo.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-05-16_BGaS_Episode_511_WYSBW_Silo_1x02.mp3
Category:silo -- posted at: 7:21pm EST

Freedom Day. It’s 100s of years into the future, and a community lives underground in a 144 level Silo has no memory of how they got there. In a BGaS first, Red is intimately familiar with the source material (Hugh Howey’s Wool), and it’s Ivan that’s along for the ride for Apple TV+’s Silo.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-05-09_BGaS_Episode_510_WYSBW_Silo.mp3
Category:silo -- posted at: 8:59pm EST

The Human Enigma. In 2018, Jeff Bezos tossed a thumb drive full of crypto at the Russo Brothers and five years later we now have a 6 episodes of content that cost $300 Million Actual US Dollars. Ivan & Red say hi to old friend Richard Madden with his new American accent and take a gander at this outlandish pile of money, Prime Video’s Citadel.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-05-05_BGaS_Episode_509_WYSBW_Citadel.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:35am EST