Season 1

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...

Previewing 'Baby Reindeer'; Plus, Hot Chemistry in 'Shōgun' and a Promising 'Sympathizer'
Taking It DownApril 23, 202450:47

Previewing 'Baby Reindeer'; Plus, Hot Chemistry in 'Shōgun' and a Promising 'Sympathizer'

This week, Blaine starts with an entire bundle of television. First, he lets listeners know how to leave the podcast a voice message (1:30) as well as how to sign up for The Alabama Take 's newslette...