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Watchmen Episode 8 Review

Watchmen Episode 8 Review: “A God Walks into Abar”

Watchmen Episode 8 Review Episode 8, “A God Walks into A Bar.” A Watchmen Deep Dive told in three acts. Act 1: Gene Lyons, a man who took two semesters of physics at Arizona State University, attempts to explain the string theory and bootstrap paradox of Dr. Manhattan’s existence while...

Watchmen Episode 8 Instant Review

Watchmen Episode 8 Instant Review: “A God Walks into Abar”

Watchmen Episode 8 Instant Review The Shat Crew provide their immediate reactions to Watchmen Episode 8, “A God Walks into Abar.” Roger hails it as possibly the best episode yet, while Gene marvels at how the storytelling took him from rejection last week to absolute adoration this week. Plus, Adrian...

Watchmen Episode 7 Theories

Watchmen Episode 7 Theories: “An Almost Religious Awe”

Watchmen Episode 7 Theories Man, did we piss some people off! Listeners write in about what we got wrong with the Episode 7 Deep Dive, what we got right, and what the heck is happening at the Millennium Clock. Hear why Roger feels like he’s Doctor Manhattan, and discover the...

Watchmen Episode 7 Review

Watchmen Episode 7 Review: “An Almost Religious Awe”

Watchmen Episode 7 Review Episode 7, “An Almost Religious Awe” delivered the biggest plot twists we’ve seen so far, but were they overly telegraphed? And are they true to the “Watchmen” spirit? Our seventh “Watchmen” Deep Dive dissects some of the decisions made by Damon Lindelof’s team as The King...

Watchmen Episode 7 Instant Take

Watchmen Episode 7 Instant Take: “An Almost Religious Awe”

Watchmen Episode 7 Instant Take The Shat Crew provide their immediate reactions to Watchmen Episode 7, “An Almost Religious Awe.” Gene rolls his eyes at the flood of I-told-you-so tweets coming after the big blue reveal, and Roger spots Trieu tech in the Seventh Kavalry hideout. Also, Dr. Lyons explains...

Watchmen Episode 6 Theories

Watchmen Episode 6 Theories: “This Extraordinary Being”

Watchmen Episode 6 Theories Thanksgiving weekend be damned; we just can’t stop talking about “Watchmen!” True to the excess of holiday binging and Black Friday shopping, this supersized Newsstand edition is overflowing with listener mail and voicemail. We’ll explore whether Looking Glass is the worst cop ever, how Nostalgia works,...

Watchmen Episode 6 Review

Watchmen Episode 6 Review: “This Extraordinary Being”

Watchmen Episode 6 Review Episode 6, “This Extraordinary Being” rewrote the book on flashback episodes and introduced a second powerful origin story, unmasking Hooded Justice and daring to explore the rage of the marginalized and the phenomenon of benevolent racism. Our sixth “Watchmen” Deep Dive outlines seven big reveals, breaks...

Watchmen Episode 6 Instant Takes

Watchmen Episode 6 Instant Take: “This Extraordinary Being”

Watchmen Episode 6 Instant Take You complained, and we listened! The Instacast is back! The Shat Crew provide their immediate reactions to Watchmen Episode 6, “This Extraordinary Being.” The King Bee focuses on Will Reeve’s Magic Maglite, and Gene Lyons explores how Hooded Justice’s origin story shows us there are...