Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tiger King: The Lowe Down with Kirsten MacInnis


Hey all you cool cats and kittens! If you've logged onto Twitter or Netflix from your cage over the past week (and honestly, how could you not?), you've heard about a cast of crazies that Robyn Kass would feed you to the tigers for. Big cat lady Kirsten MacInnis joins Dom to break down Joe Exotic and friends' monkeying around, below, here, or on iTunes here.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Survivor 40: The Queen's Gambit -- Episode 6 Recap/Analysis

It was a breakout week for fire tokens, Denise Stapley, and variance regressing to the mean as two more first-ballot Hall of Famers now find themselves on Edge of Extinction longing for the glory days of playing with Russell Hantz. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Friday, March 20, 2020

[unlocked] Survivor 40: Confessional Draft (5/31/19)

Originally recorded May 31, 2019, the world's first (?) Survivor confessional draft has been shelved in the Patron zone for the last ten months, but with enough time having passed as to see who's off to a hot start but not so much as for anything to be certain, the time has come to check back in on another hour of outdated takes. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Survivor 40: Casual Anna on Winners at War

With COVID-19 forcing everyone indoors, what better time to check in with our (figurative) woman-on-the-street, Casual Anna, to find out which winners she'd want to be quarantined with and whom she hopes to see socially distanced from the main game soon. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Survivor 40: Kickin' It -- Episode 5 Recap/Analysis


It's time to drop our buffs and start seeing other people. Will adding a third tribe enrich the gameplay or stifle it? Was Rob doomed or did he dig his own grave? And what does the awkward saga of Wendell and Michele tell us about modern dating (nothing)? All this and more on this week's show, available below, here, or on iTunes here.

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

The Art of Warring in Survivor: China with Peih-Gee Law

With a complete China rewatch in the books over on the Patron feed, we're joined by Scrappy Underdog hall-of-famer Peih-Gee Law for a closer look at one of Survivor's most enduring seasons as well as her second chance at glory eight years later. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Survivor 40: Too Easy -- Episode 4 Recap/Analysis with Amanda Rabinowitz


The winners are officially at war and the knives are out. As Adam steps into the age-old role of Junior Deputy Firewood Bitch, how can he redeem himself? Has Edge of Extinction been as suffocating as people feared so far? And who's most excited to be dropping their buffs next week? Dr. Amanda Rabinowitz steps into Colin's sandals to tackle all this and more on this week's show, available below, here, or on iTunes here.

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Survivor 40: He Won't Ethan Ham -- Episode 3 Recap/Analysis

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After Wednesday's vote broke millions of hearts, we're back to pick up the pieces. Why is everyone smarter than they might appear? Is Sia's takeover of the franchise finally complete? And has Dom finally found the take that will get him cancelled?! Find out below, here, or on iTunes here.


Sunday, February 23, 2020

Survivor 40: Chaos is a Ladder -- Episode 2 Recap/Analysis

Give us this day our daily breadfruit, and forgive us our spyshacks, as we forgive those who spyshacked against us. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Upping Cheer with Sadie Holloway


If you wouldn't take a bullet for Monica, it's just because you haven't watched Cheer yet. Netflix's newest viral sensation, from the director of Last Chance U has the unlikeliest people finding a newfound obsession with competitive cheerleading and the stars of Navarro College. Sadie Holloway returns to the show to teach a British guy how to put some pep in his step and give Jerry the love he gives everyone else. Join us for that below, here, or on iTunes here.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Survivor 40: Nerd and Shield -- Premiere Recap/Analysis



The moment every Survivor fan has theorized about is finally here - fanfiction has come to life. As the most random and glorious combinations of Survivor greats grace our screens, we're back to break down an excellent premiere of what promises to be an elite season. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

[unlocked] Survivor 40: First Boot Draft with AJ Van Gilder (5/25/19)

Originally released on the patron feed in May 2019, AJ Van Gilder returns to face off with Colin in the world's first (documented) Must Not Be the First Boot Draft. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Survivor 40: Hype Hour



It's finally here! Tomorrow, twenty of Survivor's greatest winners arrive on our screens again - some for the first time in more than a decade. Everything that can be said has been said, everything that can be drafted has been drafted - all that remains is to comb over the last influx of pre-season content and rejoice in the fact that this is all actually happening. Join us for that below, here, or on iTunes here.


Thursday, January 30, 2020

[unlocked] SurvivorAU All-Stars Draft with Mike Bloom (10/12/19)

Originally released on the patron feed in October 2019, Colin heads down under with RTV luminary Mike Bloom to draft all 24 members of the SurvivorAU: All-Stars cast before the season kicks off this Monday. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Going Full Circle (US) with Melissa Sullivan


In a tried and tested formula - take a British TV show, add some American accents, and make it a global sensation - The Circle has come to Netflix and we're all absolutely buzzing very excited to talk about it. The dastardly Colin has assumed the form of the wonderful Melissa Sullivan, who returns to cover the first season of what could be the next big reality TV franchise. What has the American version learned from its British cousin? How has the show had to adapt to the internet's biggest streaming platform? And why does a grimacing Sammie speak for us all? All this and more on this week's group chat, available below, here, or on iTunes here.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Jeopardy: GOAT Discussion + 2019 Team Tournament Wrap-Up

After what could go down as the highest-stakes match-up in Jeopardy!'s entire run, we're back to break down the trivia nerd fanfic come to life that was the recent Greatest of All Time competition. Plus, it's Double Jeopardy as we follow-up on last year's podcast covering the All-Star team tournament.  Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Squaring The Circle (UK) with Melissa Sullivan



As ravenous American RTV fans look for something to fill the off-season, all eyes are across the pond where Brits are absolutely buzzing (...whatever that means) about The Circle. As the franchise prepares to go transatlantic with its US version debuting on Netflix, Melissa Sullivan joins the group chat to discuss why this show caught fire, how well it works, and what we can expect from its American counterpart. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Survivor 39: Tommy the Tank Engine -- Season in Review

Now that 2019 has mercifully come to an end, we're ringing in the new year with final thoughts on Island of the Idols, Tommy's winning game, and the season's place in Survivor history. Listen below, here, or on iTunes here.