Boars, Gore, and Swords

Regent. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

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Direct download: 2024-07-15_BGaS_Episode_567_HOTD_2x05.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 8:54pm EDT

The Red Dragon and the Gold. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

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

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Direct download: 2024-07-08_BGaS_Episode_566_HOTD_2x04.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 6:54pm EDT

The Burning Mill. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

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

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Direct download: 2024-06-30_BGaS_Episode_565_HOTD_2x03.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 1:16am EDT

Rhaenyra the Cruel. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

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

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Direct download: 2024-06-24_BGaS_Episode_564_HOTD_2x02.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 5:54pm EDT

A Son for a Son. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

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

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Direct download: 2024-06-17_BGaS_Episode_563_HOTD_2x01.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 5:10pm EDT

The Beginning. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Podcast favorite, writer, Stand-Up Comic, and genius, Alexandria Love joins Red & Ivan to strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

Sign up for Alex’s Newsletter, The Great!

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

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Direct download: 2024-06-11_BGaS_Episode_562_WYSBW_Fallout_1x08.mp3
Category:fallout -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

The Trap & The Radio. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

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

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Direct download: 2024-06-06_BGaS_Episode_561_WYSBW_Fallout_1x06_1x07.mp3
Category:fallout -- posted at: 12:51am EDT

The Past. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

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

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Direct download: 2024-05-29_BGaS_Episode_560_WYSBW_Fallout_1x05.mp3
Category:fallout -- posted at: 5:33am EDT

The Ghouls. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

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

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Direct download: 2024-05-21_BGaS_Episode_559_WYSBW_Fallout_1x04.mp3
Category:fallout -- posted at: 5:45am EDT

The Head. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2024-05-15_BGaS_Episode_558_WYSBW_Fallout_1x03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

The Target. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

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

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Direct download: 2024-05-08_BGaS_Episode_557_WYSBW_Fallout_1x02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:29am EDT

Comic, writer and Fallout expert ALEXANDRIA LOVE joins the pod to chat about what Walter Goggins has been up to for the past 200 years. She joins Red & Ivan with her Junk Jet, and they slam some words into your ears about Prime Video’s Fallout.

Check out Alex’s Newsletter at alexandriacomedy.com

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

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Direct download: 2024-05-01_BGaS_Episode_556_WYSBW_Fallout.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 12:42am EDT

A Dream of a Dream. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

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

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Direct download: 2024-04-24_BGaS_Episode_555_WYSBW_Shogun_1x10.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 10:11pm EDT

Crimson Sky. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2024-04-17_BGaS_Episode_554_WYSBW_Shogun_1x09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11pm EDT

Abyss of Life. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

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

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Direct download: 2024-04-11_BGaS_Episode_553_WYSBW_Shogun_1x08.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 8:29pm EDT

A Stick of Time. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

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

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Direct download: 2024-04-03_BGaS_Episode_552_WYSBW_Shogun_1x07.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 9:52pm EDT

Ladies of the Willow World. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

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

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Direct download: 2024-03-28_BGaS_Episode_551_WYSBW_Shogun_1x06-0.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 5:52pm EDT

Broken to the Fist. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan are joined by Award winning Author and friend of the pod, Maggie Tokuda-Hall!!!

Pre-Order Maggie’s Graphic Novel, The Worst Ronin!!!!

Maggie is the author of the 2017 Parent's Choice Gold Medal winning picture book, Also an Octopus, illustrated by Benji Davies. The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea is her debut young adult novel, which was an NPR, Kirkus, School Library Journal and Book Page Best Book of 2020. Its sequel, The Siren, The Song and The Spy comes out September 2023. Her graphic novel, Squad, is an Ignyte and Locus Award nominated comic book, and her newest picture book, Love in the Library, has been named a Best Picture Book of 2022 by Book Page, School Library Journal, Booklist, and Publisher’s Weekly. Maggie is a founding member of Authors Against Book Bans. She lives in Oakland, California with her husband, children, and objectively perfect dog. 

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

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Direct download: 2024-03-20_BGaS_Episode_550_WYSBW_Shogun_1x05.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 9:24pm EDT

The Eightfold Fence. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

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

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Direct download: 2024-03-13_BGaS_Episode_549_WYSBW_Shogun_1x04.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

Servants of Two Masters and Tomorrow is Tomorrow. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2024-03-07_BGaS_Episode_548_WYSBW_Shogun_1x02-1x03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:20pm EDT

Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2024-02-29_BGaS_Episode_547_WYSBW_Shogun.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Writer, Comic, and podcast guest extraordinaire Alexandria Love was in the Amazon with my mom when she was researching spiders right before she died AND is here to talk Madame Web with Red & Ivan. Dakota Johnson, Isabela Merced, Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor AND Adam Scott as an Uncle named Ben? What could go wrong!!

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

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Direct download: 2024-02-22_BGaS_Episode_546_WYSBW_Madame_Web.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 9:54pm EDT

As two sleeper agents forced by ChatGPT to start a podcast, Red & Ivan are perfectly prepared to talk about Prime Video’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith. They set up in their plunge pool with coffee and some green tea, and get talking.

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

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Direct download: 2024-02-13_BGaS_Episode_545_WYSBW_Mr_and_Mrs_Smith.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

The original Band of Brothers, Red & Ivan, suit up to take on the latest Spielberg/Hanks WW2 production, this time on Apple TV+, with Masters of the Air. Will Austin Butler be able to shake his Elvis accent? Will Barry Keoghan make it out alive? Only Donald L. Miller knows and I’m not reading his book.

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

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Direct download: 2024-01-31_BGaS_Episode_544_WYSBW_Masters_of_the_Air.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:31am EDT

Marvel’s now released TEN tv shows in the latest wave, is this another WandaVision or are we being subjected to another Secret Invasion? Red & Ivan Went Down to GeorgiaOklahoma to investigate this Hawkeye spinoff series and inevitably get their butts kicked by Maya Lopez.

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

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Direct download: 2024-01-24_BGaS_Episode_543_WYSBW_Echo.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

When Comic, Writer, and favorite guest of the pod Alexandria Love agreed to be on the pod, she was given the choice of returning to the space well (Marvel), or Jodie Foster and you know she chose Jodie Foster. Alex joins Red & Ivan to form a supernatural trio solving murders in Alaska, and also talking about the premiere of True Detective: Night Country.

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

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Direct download: 2024-01-18_BGaS_Episode_542_WYSBW_True_Detective_S4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:39am EDT

First the Giant Space Lizard, now the walking Psilocybin mushroom man.  The lads toss aside the plaid Better Gnomes & Goblins cookbook as Red & Ivan delve into an unlicensed underground lair to save Falin (eventually) while really getting into their dog-eared copies of Delicious in Dungeon (2023).

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

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Direct download: 2024-01-10_BGaS_Episode_541_WYSBW_Delicious_in_Dungeon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

After covering Monarch: Legacy of Monsters a few months back, they HAD to talk about the greatest Godzilla movie in generations. Red & Ivan run screaming through a city and break down Toho’s Godzilla Minus One (2023).

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

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Direct download: 2024-01-03_BGaS_Episode_540_WYSBW_Godzilla_Minus_One.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT

Finally Prime Video has given the world a hero tall enough to do Lee Child proud. Red & Ivan punch their way through the single highway that takes them to Margrave, Georgia to talk Reacher.

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

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Direct download: 2023-12-20_BGaS_Episode_539_WYSBW_Reacher.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Nine years after reviewing Season 1 Episode 1 of Fargo, the lads return to cover the pilot of Season 5. Red & Ivan run down the highway talking about Juno Temple in Fargo 5x01: The Tragedy of the Commons.

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

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Direct download: 2023-12-12_BGaS_Episode_538_WYSBW_Fargo_5x01.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Hot off losing their bid for Silo, MGM+ had two objectives: One, convince everyone they’re a streaming site, not a made up thing, and two, see if Hugh Howey wrote anything else. Red & Ivan lean up against the brain buzz machine and talk Lena Headey in Beacon 23.

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

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Direct download: 2023-12-05_BGaS_Episode_537_WYSBW_Beacon_23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Not to be confused with the 2022 Monarch featuring Susan Sarandon, this is the 2023 Monarch, starring the most famous actor of stage and screen (Godzilla). Red & Ivan crank the “monster size” dial to 11 and head out to make friends with metaphorical nuclear weapons.

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

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Direct download: 2023-11-28_BGaS_Episode_536_WYSBW_Monarch_Legacy.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

A man who’s merged with the world’s most adorable chainsaw pug? He’s just like me, fr, fr. Despite construction noises too loud and too close, Red & Ivan pull the starter cords between their pecs and go devil hunting with Chainsaw Man.

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

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Direct download: 2023-11-14_BGaS_Episode_535_WYSBW_Chainsaw_Man.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

With SAG-AFTRA considering the AMPTP’s “Last, Best, and Final Offer” we hop across the pond in search of unstuck work. The self described comedy-thriller is both deeply messed up and thrilling. Mind the gap as Red & Ivan slam luke warm gin and talk BBC & Hulu’s Am I Being Unreasonable.

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

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Direct download: 2023-11-07_BGaS_Episode_534_WYSBW_Unreasonable_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:34am EDT

The lads regress to small children watching tiny televisions watching a boy try and fail to kick a football.  With SAG still on strike Red & Ivan bring out a Halloween classic, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

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

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Direct download: 2023-10-31_BGaS_Episode_533_WYSBW_Great_Pumpkin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Some space scavengers are on a Space Mission when everything goes wrong and a crew needs to survive on its own. A trope, yes, but also a platform for some of the most gorgeous animation and spectacular spooky vibes that have ever been on your television Red & Ivan compliment a robot, slam some black goo and head to Max for Scavengers Reign. 

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

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Direct download: 2023-10-24_BGaS_Episode_532_WYSBW_Scavengers_Reign.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Before the MCU, before 2020, before SAG AFTRA agreements, there were Dinosaurs. Red & Ivan put on their best Attenborough voice and hairpiece, and watch the BBC Studios Documentary slashfic, Prehistoric Planet. 

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

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Direct download: 2023-10-18_BGaS_Episode_531_WYSBW_Prehistoric_Planet.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

British television can be both VERY GOOD and (more importantly) not subject to SAG AFTRA agreements. Red & Ivan talk the excellent series from Emma Moran about a world in which *everyone* gets powers at 18 years old, except Jen. It’s Extraordinary.

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

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Direct download: 2023-10-10_BGaS_Episode_530_WYSBW_Extraordinary.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:40am EDT

We’re BACK, baby!! Twenty-Four years after the it launched, and fully a decade after its last final season, Red & Ivan return to cover the reboot of a show foundational to their humor. Get ready for nostalgia, retconning, and shiny metal asses, it’s Hulu’s Futurama

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

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Direct download: 2023-10-06_BGaS_Episode_529_WYSBW_Futurama_11x01.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 8:10pm EDT

I would have succeeded if it wasn’t for those infernal machines. In solidarity with striking writers, Red & Ivan cover some content that’s not struck. After covering their share of moving pictures, Ivan insists they look into non-moving images by Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva with words by Jonathan Hickman in House of X.

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

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Direct download: 2023-09-18_BGaS_Episode_528_WYSBW_House_Of_X_11_12.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

What is dead may never die as Mutants are reborn! In solidarity with striking writers, Red & Ivan cover some content that’s not struck. After covering their share of moving pictures, Ivan insists they look into non-moving images by Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva with words by Jonathan Hickman in House of X.

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

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Direct download: 2023-09-06_BGaS_Episode_527_WYSBW_House_Of_X_9_10.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Time to learn about the birds and the bees and the goldballs and two more mutants. The mother mold is death with and Professor X begins repopulating Krakoa! In solidarity with striking writers, Red & Ivan cover some content that’s not struck. After covering their share of moving pictures, Ivan insists they look into non-moving images by Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva with words by Jonathan Hickman in House of X.

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

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Direct download: 2023-08-30_BGaS_Episode_526_WYSBW_House_Of_X_7_8.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Get into Moira’s 9th lifer! In solidarity with striking writers, Red & Ivan cover some content that’s not struck. After covering their share of moving pictures, Ivan insists they look into non-moving images by Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva with words by Jonathan Hickman in House of X.

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

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Direct download: 2023-08-23_BGaS_Episode_525_WYSBW_House_Of_X_4_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

In solidarity with striking writers, Red & Ivan cover some content that’s not struck. After covering their share of moving pictures, Ivan insists they look into non-moving images by Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva with words by Jonathan Hickman in House of X.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-08-16_BGaS_Episode_524_WYSBW_House_Of_X.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

As the only two people watching this extremely fun show, Red & Ivan felt compelled to see this 90 minute long TikTok to completion. They grabbed their hazmat suits, went back to the room, and completed Command Z.

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

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Direct download: 2023-08-01_BGaS_Episode_523_WYSBW_Command_Z_PT_2.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

TWO Steven Soderbergh shows in less than a week, this one a web series released on a blog. Red & Ivan lock themselves into a room, pull on some blue jumpsuits, and do battle with a giant Michael Cera in the first 4 episodes of Command Z.

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

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Direct download: 2023-07-24_BGaS_Episode_522_WYSBW_Command_Z.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Something Different. What if the writer of Men in Black made a show with the complexity of The Wire but directed by Steven Soderbergh. Red & Ivan head to the completely unfamiliar stomping grounds of Manhattan and Queens to watch Full Circle on Max (sans HBO).

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

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Direct download: 2023-07-18_BGaS_Episode_521_WYSBW_Full_Circle.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

One. Nobody was asking for a mini-series adaptation of David Cronenberg’s 1988 film Dead Ringer featuring Jeremy Irons as Identical Twin Gynecologists (not a bit). Fortunately, Prime Video specializes in content nobody was asking for and Rachel Weisz has an incredible Jeremy Irons impression. Red & Ivan are out of the Silo and back in an even more hellish scenario: The Present. They talk Dead Ringers on Prime Video.

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

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Direct download: 2023-07-12_BGaS_Episode_520_WYSBW_Dead_Ringers.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Outside. The culmination of the first season of Hugh Howey’s Silo Series! We get some big answers and even bigger questions as Juliette opens a can of Whoop Ass on Bernard and the Powers That Be.

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

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Direct download: 2023-07-01_BGaS_Episode_519_WYSBW_Silo_1x10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25am EDT

The Getaway. We get the answer to the question posed by episode eight: Does Juliette hang mid-air indefinitely? The answer will shock you.

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

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Direct download: 2023-06-27_BGaS_Episode_518_WYSBW_Silo_1x09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:10pm EDT

Hanna. We finally get the *real* backstory of what happened to Juliette’s parents that caused them to have such atrocious wigs.

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: 2023-06-21_BGaS_Episode_517_WYSBW_Silo_1x08.mp3
Category:silo -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

The Flamekeepers. Gloria’s in The Drug Matrix and she needs Morpheus (Juliette) to break her free. Sims and the boys are circling and something weird is going on with with Judge Meadows and her Etch A Sketch.

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: 2023-06-12_BGaS_Episode_516_WYSBW_Silo_1x07.mp3
Category:silo -- posted at: 6:45am EDT

The Relic. Juliette can’t stop dwelling on her horniest moment with George as she makes Judicial more and more nervous. We meet Paul Billings’ family and George’s ex who sets up the BIG REVEAL.

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: 2023-06-06_BGaS_Episode_515_WYSBW_Silo_1x06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:19pm EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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

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

Mother of Mercy: The Call of the Horse. Peacock is one of the only streaming services left with the cash to produce original content and as a podcast that covered all of HBO’s Watchmen, they’re honor bound to discuss Damon Lindelof & Tara Hernandez’s original series. Ivan & Red get on their high, bomb-strapped, horse, and discuss Peacock’s Mrs. Davis.

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

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Direct download: 2023-04-25_BGaS_Episode_508_WYSBW_Mrs_Davis.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Stung. For the first time in over 500 episodes Ivan & Red managed to prepare for different 35 minute shows. After then watching the other show, they to a tandem review of two good shows, Prime Video’s Swarm created by Janine Nabers and Donald Glover, and the Apple TV+ show The Big Door Prize, created by David West Read and starring Chris O’Dowd. 

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

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Direct download: 2023-04-18_BGaS_Episode_508_WYSBW_Swarm_BDP.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

A Better Future is in Your Hands. Amazon thinks they can drop a series adapted from Naomi Alderman’s The Power and just SLIP IT BY Ivan & Red? Not gunna lie they got pretty close. But the lads unearthed the sci-fi series featuring Toni Collette, Adina Porter, Josh Charles, John Leguizamo, Eddie Marsan, and Toheeb Jimoh. Get to this compelling show before it’s relegated to Freevee!!!

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

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Direct download: 2023-04-11_BGaS_Episode_507_WYSBW_The_Power.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

2037: A Raven Story. Climate change is REAL and Every Actor in Hollywood is here to make you pray it hurries up. Ivan & Red are here to talk about the Apple TV+ after school special Extrapolations.

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

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Direct download: 2023-04-04_BGaS_Episode_506_WYSBW_Extrapolations.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Pilot. Having founded Mr. Show, been an integral part of Breaking Bad and the spinoff Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk has decided to go into hiding on AMC’s Lucky Hank. Ivan & Red are here to talk about this tv show adapted from the mid 90s campus novel Straight Man.

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

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Direct download: 2023-03-28_BGaS_Episode_505_WYSBW_Lucky_Hank.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

Dead Man's Hand. With the last of The Last of Us finished for the season and HBO Max succumbing to bloaters, it’s time to find another show, and what’s more promising than Rian Johnson and Natasha Lyonne creating a modern day Columbo. Ivan & Red cannot lie and they love Peacock’s Poker Face.

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

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Direct download: 2023-03-21_BGaS_Episode_504_WYSBW_Poker_Face.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:46am EDT

Look for the Light. Writer, Comic, and Number 1 fan of The Whale Alexandria Love joins us for the season of the greatest video game adaptation of all time. Along with Ivan & Red they talk HBO Max’s The Last of Us for one more episode.

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

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Direct download: 2023-03-14_BGaS_Episode_503_WYSBW_Last_of_Us_1x09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22am EDT

When We Are in Need. Our guest! Comic, Writer, & Baby Girl Alexandria Love deals with aging yet charismatic ginger and his increasingly skeptical accomplice on her way to Pedro Pascal’s waiting arms. Along with Ivan & Red they talk HBO Max’s The Last of Us for at least one more episode.

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

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Direct download: 2023-03-07_BGaS_Episode_502_WYSBW_Last_of_Us_1x08.mp3
Category:the last of us -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT

Secret Origins. Comic & Writer Alexandria Love heads to the mall, puts a cassette of A-ha in her Sony Walkman, and meets up with Ivan & Red at the American Girls store to talk HBO Max’s The Last of Us for at least one more episode.

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

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Direct download: 2023-02-28_BGaS_Episode_501_WYSBW_Last_of_Us_1x07.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03pm EDT

Kin. Joel and Ellie meet the coolest couple in the apocalypse and then meet up with Joel’s long lost bro at a ski resort for a much needed holiday. Ivan & Red follow HBO Max’s The Last of Us for at least one more episode.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-02-20_BGaS_Episode_500_WYSBW_Last_of_Us_1x06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:41pm EDT

Endure and Survive. We get Henry & Sam’s backstory, we look forward to getting to know them over many episodes and seasons. Ivan & Red follow HBO Max’s The Last of Us for at least one more episode.

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

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Direct download: 2023-02-14_BGaS_Episode_499_WYSBW_Last_of_Us_1x05.mp3
Category:the last of us -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

Please Hold to My Hand. We’re back from one of the best movies of the last decade and I guess we’re back to Mushroom Zombie video game stuff. Chekov sneaks in to palm Ellie a gun and Melanie Linsey tries to Keep TLOU GAY!!! Ivan & Red follow HBO Max’s The Last of Us for at least one more episode.

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

As always:

Direct download: 2023-02-09_BGaS_Episode_498_WYSBW_Last_of_Us_1x04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT

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.

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

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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 EDT

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.

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

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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 EDT

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.

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

As always:

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

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?

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

As always:

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

As always:

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

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! 

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

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

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!

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

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

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. 

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

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

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. 

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

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

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. 

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

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

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. 

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

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

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. 

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

As always:

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

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. 

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

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

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. 

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

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

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. 

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

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

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. 

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

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

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.

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: 2022-08-22_BGaS_Episode_477_HOTD_1x01.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:56pm EDT

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
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

Direct download: 2022-06-28_BGaS_Episode_478_WYSBW_DSLATM_4x01.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 9:25pm EDT

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. 

As always:

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

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.

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: 2022-06-16_BGaS_Episode_476_WYSBW_Ms_Marvel.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:37am EDT

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 EDT

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.

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: 2022-06-01_BGaS_Episode_474_WYSBW_Obi_Wan_Kenobi.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 5:30am EDT

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 EDT