Author: Dick Ebert


Lovecraft Country – Season 1 Primer

Lovecraft Country – Season 1 Primer Before you watch HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,” get the breakdown on what it’s about, who’s in it, how it was made, and why the big names behind it really make a difference. Millions have listened to Shat on TV coverage of “Westworld,” “Game of Thrones,”...


Lovecraft Country Email

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Lovecraft Country – Podcast Introduction

Lovecraft Country – Podcast Introduction Want “Lovecraft Country” broken down in an hour or less? We’re the team to do it. Shat on TV returns after covering three seasons of HBO’s “Westworld” and the racially charged “Watchmen” to explore the horror, science, and civil rights issues of Jordan Peele and...


Westworld Season 3 Review and Mean Listener Mail

We gathered the meanest listener tweets, texts, emails, and reviews from “Westworld” Season 3 for this special edition of Shat on TV. No one is safe as Ashley, Gene, and Big D take fire for everything from their voices to failing geography class. Plus, listeners offer their final thoughts on Westworld as a whole, Dolores’ flaws, the undying simulation theory, and why Season 3 wasn’t as bad as the critics say. Have a listen, then join us Friday night on Twitch for a Shappy Hour hangout.


Uhmmmm Actually

Dear Shat Crew, I wanted to start by saying that I love all (or almost, sorry Taboo) of the Shat pantheon. I have been a loyal listener almost from the beginning. I love your content. Jean SJ warmongering, bring it. Mispronunciations, endearing! Culturally correct pronunciations of names et al… love...


Um, Actually…

Congratulations on the Westies, Shat people! That was a very fun podcast. I think Dick Ebert missed his calling as a rap star. I overlooked this when I was reading the nominations for voting, but then hearing you say it during the podcast, Delores’ stunning black-to-gold entrance to the party...


The Tantalizing Pain Of Good Ideas

Hi Engelbert, Tom and Elvis, Wow – I wasn’t expecting that much criticism on the Telegraph but I couldn’t argue with most of them. My feelings were mixed on the finale but perhaps I just got there a bit earlier? One of the most tantalising parts of Joy and Nolan’s...


Williams’s Role In Season 4

Hello Shatworld, While the post-credit scene implies Robo-William/MIB will become Chalotte’s henchman, I refuse to believe William is dead. His arc for season 3 was to recover from the death of his daughter, face himself and find his purpose. So, having him killed instantly makes no sense and also undermines...


Post-Westies Telegraph

Greetings Shat crew – Your buddy Don Sauce here, contributor of successful write-ins such as the “Joy-Nolan smugness, etc.,” and unsuccessful ones such as losing count of Dolores’ brain balls. My b. I just wanted to belatedly update two votes: Best Technology: whatever it was that kept this snooze of...


The Westie Awards: Season 3

More than 3,000 votes were counted, and Big D drank a half bottle of vodka to celebrate Season 3 of the “Shat on TV: Westworld” Westie Awards! This special (and strangely dark) podcast edition is a thank you to everyone who listened and supported Shat on TV this season. It includes winners for Best Future Tech, Best Dressed, Best of The Dolori, Best Use of Music, Most WTF Moment, Best Action Sequence, Wasted Talent, Best Plot Twist, Best Villain, and Most Shocking Reveal. Shat Nation also crowns the Season 3 MVP and debates who had the best motorcycle butt this year.