Season 1

The Nostalgia of Reading with a Documentary and 'Dark Matter' on Apple TV+
Taking It DownMay 28, 202448:02

The Nostalgia of Reading with a Documentary and 'Dark Matter' on Apple TV+

This week, Taking it Down begins with some thoughts on the next episode, which will be the 200th of the podcast (1:26)! How can you get in on the action? After that, Blaine gives final thoughts on 'S...

How Many Versions of You Are in 'Dark Matter' and 'The Sympathizer'; 'Shōgun' News
Taking It DownMay 21, 202452:32

How Many Versions of You Are in 'Dark Matter' and 'The Sympathizer'; 'Shōgun' News

This week, Blaine checks in on 'Manhunt' from Apple TV+ (1:23) before pondering why people are missing 'The Big Door Prize' (3:15). When the entire crew joins, they toss ideas for the upcoming 200th ...

When Spoilers Find You: Vulture Should Be Ashamed
Taking It DownMay 14, 202414:36

When Spoilers Find You: Vulture Should Be Ashamed

Blaine flies solo this week, but not without a lot to say. This week's episode begins with some of the latest from The Alabama Take (0:16) before he gives brief and non-spoiler thoughts on the fourth...

Direction of 'The Challenge' and Dualities in 'The Sympathizer'
Taking It DownMay 07, 202449:18

Direction of 'The Challenge' and Dualities in 'The Sympathizer'

This week, Blaine begins with various TV shows without spoilers, including final thoughts on 'The Gentleman' on Netflix. From there, it's a brief opinion on the most recent episode of 'Under the Brid...

Satisfying Finale of 'Shōgun' and Heavy Themes of 'Baby Reindeer' Four Episodes Deep
Taking It DownApril 30, 202448:37

Satisfying Finale of 'Shōgun' and Heavy Themes of 'Baby Reindeer' Four Episodes Deep

This week, Blaine begins with a few non-spoiler thoughts on the Netflix sensation 'Baby Reindeer' (0:42) before he laments all the shows that seem worth watching, from 'The Sympathizer,' 'Under the B...