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Games Podcasts

'Mindhunter' Is More Than Just an Uncritical Love Letter to the FBI

A nuanced look at how the bureaucratic sausage gets made.
Ricardo Contreras
a day ago
Games Podcasts

Nothing Prepares You for the End of 'Evangelion'

The end of 'Neon Genesis Evangelion' isn't incomprehensible, it's incongruous with the rest of the show's character work.
Ricardo Contreras
8.2.19
Games Podcasts

'Evangelion' Ruins One of Its Best Plot Beats With Sexist Tropes

Doesn't matter how wild the twist is if you tie it to bad characterization.
Ricardo Contreras
7.25.19
Games Podcasts

'Evangelion' Asks Big Questions, But Doesn't Always Earn Its Answers

'Evangelion' is at its messiest when its plot and themes collide.
Ricardo Contreras
7.18.19
Games Podcasts

'Evangelion' Presents: Gendo Ikari, Anime's Worst Dad

Maybe you've known that for years, but he's so bad that it still had to be said.
Ricardo Contreras
7.12.19
Games Podcasts

‘Evangelion’ Won't Stop Leering as It Explores Its Characters’ Sexuality

'Evangelion' wallows in complicity with its toxic gender dynamics, and expects the audience to come along for the ride.
Ricardo Contreras
7.3.19
Games Podcasts

Alone at the End of the World in 'Evangelion'

The apocalypse hit 15 years ago. But today, you'll go to the movies anyway.
Austin Walker
6.28.19
Games Podcasts

'Neon Genesis Evangelion' is Coming to Netflix. Let's Watch It Together

Here are our thoughts on the first two episodes.
Ricardo Contreras
6.20.19
Games Podcasts

The Underrated Terror of 2014's Polarizing 'Godzilla'

Also, have you ever really thought about what a Dorito really is?
Rob Zacny
6.5.19
Games Podcasts

Why 'Game of Thrones' Lost Its Magic

Where will all the clicks go now that it's over?
Ricardo Contreras
5.23.19
Games Podcasts

From ‘Too Online’ to Alt-Right and Back Again

We also talk 'Jason X' and how books might actually be bad for learning.
Rob Zacny
5.16.19
Games Podcasts

'Dark Side of the Ring' Highlights How Strange Wrestling Really Is

The porous line between reality and pretense, in wrestling and in politics.
Rob Zacny
4.25.19
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