Sam Esmail


We Couldn't Stop Watching 'Nailed It' and 'Homecoming'

Corporate and culinary horror shows.


The New 'Mr. Robot' Trailer Answers a Lot of Old Questions

Looks like Elliot survived that wicked gunshot wound, but the world is still in shambles.


Mr. Robot's VR Simulcast Gets in Your Head

Showrunner Sam Esmail shows his virtual reality chops.


Why Are There No Robots in 'Mr. Robot?' | GIF Six-Pack

We gathered robot GIFs to inspire Sam Esmail to put robots into 'Mr. Robot.'


'Mr. Robot' Is Simulcasting a Virtual Reality Short Film—Then It's Gone

A short delving into Elliott's past will air on Within this Thursday, and then disappear forever like old-school TV.


Where 'Mr. Robot' Gets Inspiration for its Hacks

"It gets harder and harder each episode because I don’t want to repeat an attack from season one."


‘Mr. Robot’ Wants to Change the Encryption Debate

“I think Elliot would encrypt everything, for sure.”


Why 'Mr Robot' Is the Best Show About the Future This Side of 'Black Mirror'

Radio Motherboard talks about our favorite hacker TV series.


'Mr. Robot' Argues That Real Life Is a Dystopia

For a show that revels in the contradictions created by a data-rich society, it's the information that Mr. Robot doesn't give us that's the most compelling.


The Creator of 'Mr. Robot' Explains Its Hacktivist and Cult Roots

Sam Esmail, creator of the hacker series ‘Mr. Robot’, talks about the hacktivist and cult origins of his show.