Television

January 31, 2014 - 9:39pm
Detectives Cohle and Hart's investigation leads them into darker territory while the show's writing dives into the existential complexities of religion and identity.

Continuing its virtuosic blend of character study and plot development, the third episode of True Detective, titled “The Locked Room,” is the series’ most riveting yet.

December 13, 2013 - 12:14am
These returning favorites and series debuts have TV lovers anxiously awaiting the new year.

It’s winter in Syracuse, which means all I really want to do is snuggle up on my couch with a giant mug of tea and some great television. Here are three excellent returning shows I’m looking forward to this winter. (Warning: spoilers!)

November 5, 2013 - 2:41am
The boys talk about some of the new music that has been released recently or will be released shortly - including material from Miley and Eminem - speculate on what's to come with superheroes and their appearances in film and completely nerd out on the master's upcoming flick with Leo and Jonah Hill starring.

This week we talk about some new music (2:40) that has recently dropped including the likes of Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry, as well as what's to come including new material from Eminem.

We then move into talking about what is going on with superheroes in film (25:25), with pieces including Thor, Captain America and the X-Men characters coming out soon.

We finish by getting all hyped up (35:45) over what's to come with The Wolf of Wall Street.

October 29, 2013 - 11:39pm
The pop culture team drools over Alfonso Cuaron's latest, assesses what's going on with TV that is currently airing (or maybe not airing anymore), before talking about the newest nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

This week we tell you why Gravity was amazing. We talk about the directing, the story, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and the vastness of space.

We then move into talking about established television shows such as How I Met Your Mother and New Girl, shows that have debuted like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and shows that have already kicked the can including We Are Men and Ironside.

We finish by going over the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and who might get in this year.

October 14, 2013 - 12:20pm
The boys talk fall movies and what it means for the Oscar race, what in the heck was going on with Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel, and who Esquire crowned as their Sexiest Woman Alive.

This week we go over some fall movies such as 12 Years a Slave, Gravity, and The Wolf of Wall Street and expand on what they mean in the bigger picture Oscar race.

We then re-hash the saga between Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel, who came out on top, what exactly is going on in Kanye's head, and more.

We finish by discussing Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive and other beautiful ladies out there.

October 9, 2013 - 12:11pm
The crew takes a look back at the legendary "Breaking Bad," talks about the Miley arc, and reviews Drake's new album in a more music-friendly pod this week.

This week we talk both about the finale and the overall scope of one of the great American television experiences, Breaking Bad (1:30).

We then try and explain/comprehend the new phenomenon that is Miley Cyrus (30:30). Hannah Montana doesn't live here anymore.

Finally, we talk about Drake's latest number 1 album, Nothing Was the Same (41:45) and finish off with our recommendations (48:25) for the week.

October 1, 2013 - 1:38am
This week the boys discuss what they thought of "Prisoners," a look toward the future of dramas on TV, and what exactly was going on during the Emmys.

This week we talk about Prisoners (1:20), a new thriller from Academy-Award nominated director Denis Villeneuve, which stars Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal.

We then move into a discussion of new dramas on TV (19:45) including Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, The Blacklist, and Ironside, among others.

We finish by wrapping up our discussion of the Emmys (33:25).

September 23, 2013 - 2:07pm
The guys discuss the return of one of their favorite shows, hope and despair regarding new comedies this fall, and general Emmy feelings before going into a more heavy analysis next week.

This week we focus on TV happenings.

We start with New Girl, a personal favorite of ours and one of the best comedies on television (1:50).

We then move on to comedies that will making their debut (or have already debuted) this fall including: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Trophy Wife, Dads, and many others (15:00).

We finish talking about general Emmy thoughts regarding the landscape of television (31:05), and give our pop culture recommendations for the week (38:10).