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The Ringer staff delivers a guide to the vast streaming landscape by discussing one show or movie per day, including premieres. the latest surprise Netflix hits, periodic check-ins on favorite TV shows, new movies available for streaming, and the hosts’ favorite shows to watch right away.

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Paying attention to things is how we show love, and Joanna and Mallory leave no stone unturned as they dive deep into the third episode of ‘The Last of Us.’ They start with Bill and Frank’s story and discuss how the episode was able to portray light in the dark world that they created. Plus, they share their thoughts on the song choices throughout the episode, explain how the show’s story line differs from the game, and examine Joel and Ellie’s evolving dynamic. A link to the cinematic playthrough Joanna is watching can be found here. Hosts: Joanna Robinson and Mallory Rubin Associate Producer: Mike Wargon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Charles and Van share their instant reactions to the third episode of ‘The Last of Us.’ They explain what makes this standout episode so special and why it immediately deserves a place in the pantheon of great TV episodes. Next, the guys discuss the significance of Bill and Frank’s love story and how it mirrors Joel and Ellie’s relationship. Later, they talk about the brilliant casting choices of Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett. Finally, Charles closes by asking Van what his fruit and video game of choice would be during the apocalypse. Hosts: Charles Holmes and Van Lathan Producer: Kai Grady Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Rob Mahoney joins Joanna Robinson to discuss the opening four-episode run of the intuitive, superpowered detective show created by Rian Johnson, streaming on Peacock. Hosts: Joanna Robinson and Rob Mahoney Senior Producer: Steve Ahlman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Joanna and Mallory dive deep into the second episode of ‘The Last of Us.’ They break down everything that happens in the episode, from the cold open in Indonesia to the tendril-filled kiss at the end of the episode that led to the death of another character. They also talk about some of the adaptation choices the show is making and the highly anticipated third episode. Hosts: Joanna Robinson and Mallory Rubin Associate Producer: Carlos Chiriboga Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Charles and Van share their instant reactions to the second episode of ‘The Last of Us.’ They unpack why the show is already being so well-received, as well as the impact of HBO’s prestigious Sunday-night time slot. Later, the guys discuss how they feel about the show’s world-building and how the environment's significant role in the story line adds a new dynamic to the infected. Along the way, Charles surprises Van with a pair of new podcast segments. Hosts: Charles Holmes and Van Lathan Producer: Kai Grady Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Joanna and Mallory dive deep into the premiere of HBO’s new series ‘The Last of Us.’ They start with an overview of the franchise and their relationships with it (5:24). Then, they go through everything that happens in the episode, from the cold open set in 1968 to the introduction of Joel and eventually Tess and Ellie in 2023 (25:35). Later, they talk about some of their favorite Easter eggs from the episode (1:50:31). If you would like to email Mal and Joanna about the show, you can reach them at hobbitsanddragons@gmail.com. Hosts: Joanna Robinson and Mallory Rubin Associate Producer: Carlos Chiriboga Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Charles and Van share their instant reactions to the premiere of HBO’s new series ‘The Last of Us.’ They discuss the unforgettable opening sequence, Joel and Ellie’s character traits, what makes the show a difficult watch, and the major impact this show could have on the future of video game adaptations. Hosts: Charles Holmes and Van Lathan Producer: Kai Grady Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mal and Ben get together to discuss the first four episodes of '1923,' Taylor Sheridan's prequel to the popular 'Yellowstone' series. They begin by sharing their overall impressions of the show, and remark at Sheridan's voluminous amount of quality programming. Next, they dive into the excellence of stars Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren, and the methods in which they were cast for the series (12:00). Then, they talk about the character elements that surprised them, their favorite scenes and story lines, and speculate about the identity of John Dutton's father (22:16). They end the pod by revealing their awards, and final thoughts on the series so far (44:21). Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Ben Lindbergh Associate Producer: Chris Sutton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Joanna Robinson and Rob Mahoney give their thoughts on the finale as well as the season as a whole for FX’s ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble.’ They delve into the show’s interpretation of main character syndrome with Jesse Eisenberg’s portrayal of Dr. Toby Fleishman, and highlight Claire Danes’s performance on the show as well as the arc of her character, Rachel. Plus, they reflect on how this series fits into the larger landscape of television this past year. Hosts: Joanna Robinson and Rob Mahoney Producers: Jade Whaley and Eduardo Ocampo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Juliet Litman and Jodi Walker are back to break down episodes 9 and 10 of ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ Season 2. They discuss this season’s inconsistent pacing, how it stacks up against the first season, and the heartbreaking finale, before they close with some superlatives. Hosts: Juliet Litman and Jodi Walker Producer: Kai Grady Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Joanna Robinson is joined by Mike White, writer and director of ‘The White Lotus,’ to discuss the second season of the show, including his inspirations for the story lines, his reaction to the copious fan theories that flooded the internet, the execution of the season finale, and a little bit about what next season might look like. Host: Joanna Robinson Guest: Mike White Producer: Sasha Ashall Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Bill, Jo, and Mal get together to share their reactions to the second-season finale of HBO's 'The White Lotus.' They touch on all of their favorite scenes and performances, particularly Jennifer Coolidge's rendition of Tanya, and talk about the overall theme of the season. After the break, they dive into their winners and losers of the episode and speculate on future locations for the show (25:42). They end the pod by submitting their top-five MVP ballots for the season and discuss which characters they'd like to see return for Season 3 (58:50). Hosts: Bill Simmons and Joanna Robinson Guest: Mallory Rubin Associate Producer: Chris Sutton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Juliet Litman and Jodi Walker are back to break down episodes 7-8 of ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ Season 2. They open with a brief apology to Julia Louis-Dreyfus, before discussing Bela’s self-destructive nature, the two-episode weekly release structure, Leighton coming out to her dad, and a brief look ahead to next week’s final two episodes. Hosts: Juliet Litman and Jodi Walker Producer: Kai Grady Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Joanna Robinson and Mallory Rubin convene for a deep dive, as they are wont to do, into the myriad theories circulating the internet and their brains concerning the mysterious finale ending of Season 2 of ‘The White Lotus.’ They are joined by television writer and podcast host Starlee Kine to go through each character grouping and discuss their predictions and the internet’s predictions. Hosts: Joanna Robinson and Mallory Rubin Guest: Starlee Kine Producer: Sasha Ashall Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Joanna and Charles return to make sense of the final four episodes of the Netflix show 'Wednesday' and to see what they can look forward to in a potential second season. Hosts: Charles Holmes and Joanna Robinson Senior Producer: Steve Ahlman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
They're creepy and they're kooky, Charles and Jo are here to discuss the wildly popular and all-together ooky Netflix show 'Wednesday.' They react to the first four episodes and discuss the evolution of the Addams family through the years and what a modern-day adaptation brings! Hosts: Charles Holmes and Joanna Robinson Senior Producer: Steve Ahlman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Bill Simmons and Joanna Robinson recap episode 6 of ‘The White Lotus,’ including the cowboy reveal, the violent arcs reaching their ends, and what they think will reveal itself in the final episode.  Hosts: Bill Simmons and Joanna Robinson Producer: Bobby Wagner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ is back and so are Juliet Litman and Jodi Walker to break down the latest episodes with all the gossip and laughs that come with it! Hosts: Juliet Litman and Jodi Walker Senior Producer: Steve Ahlman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Bill Simmons, Joanna Robinson, and Mallory Rubin recap episodes 4 and 5 of 'The White Lotus.' They talk about the addition of Tom Hollander to the cast (1:00), all of the sexual politics going on in the show (18:12), and make some predictions for the rest of the season (38:48). Hosts: Bill Simmons, Joanna Robinson, and Mallory Rubin Producer: Kaya McMullen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Juliet Litman and Jodi Walker are back to break down episodes 3-4 of ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ Season 2. They are joined by Zoe Simmons to discuss cringey aspects of the show, situationships vs. relationships, messy characters, and how the show differs from ‘Euphoria.’ Hosts: Juliet Litman and Jodi Walker Guest: Zoe Simmons Producer: Kai Grady Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Maureen Weiss

HSBC is Chinese. Hing Kong Shanghai Banking Corp

Sep 16th
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LeAnn Runge

love this podcast about Westworld. One improvement I'd suggest, replace the guy who never seems to get it, with someone who can add to the show. He's a downer....

Jul 19th
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Maureen Weiss

I totally agree about Bob and Carol. I got more concerned about the dogs when he gets in the car. if anything happens to them, I'm out. The Old Man is truly a great show. thank you FX!

Jun 24th
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Elaine Pan

Re: episode description -- Did you mean Kendall's sad birthday party and Kendall's emotional state?

Dec 1st
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