Episode 14 - Right to be Wrong: A World Cup Special
It's July and everybody's got World Cup fever! To celebrate, Michael and Max discuss the weather that's been happening while the World Cup is on before quickly moving on to more traditional fare. There are no spoilers about anything in this episode unless you didn't know that somebody gets murdered in The Bridge or that GLOW is about wrestling. If you didn't know that I just ruined it for you anyway so you may as well listen. Before anyone slams the terrible editing in this episode, yes,...
Episode 13 - Springwatch Special
This month Max and Michael run the gamut from English political farce to US Teen Superheroes. Is that the full extent of a gamut? What's a gamut? Who knows. A Very English Scandal, Marvel's Runaways and Silicon Valley take the brunt of the love this week but see below for the full running order. Spoilers for season 5 of Silicon Valley lie within but only in the marked section which you will be given plenty of warning of in the show if you want to avoid. 00:00 - Intro 04:19 - Quick Cuts...
Max and Michael return once again to take a look at Paranoid, Season 2 of Jessica Jones and a plethora of SyFy Original offerings. Everything is spoiler free bar the Jessica Jones segment, please look below for the timestamps if you wish to skip that. 00:00 - Intro 03:02 - Quick Cuts (The Good Fight (Channel 4), Braindead (Amazon Prime), Billions (Now TV/Sky Atlantic) 11:11 - Mike Hates... Paranoid (Netflix) 20:31 - Max Likes... SyFy Originals (Dark Matter, Killjoys and Van Helsing (all...
Episode 11 - Better Late Than Never?
Apologies for the lateness of this episode, folks, it's been quite the whirlwind at WIGWIONAWS HQ recently. Michael and I recorded this a few weeks ago but I've only just been able to edit and upload it. Whilst this is obviously not great the good news is we're recording another one on Tuesday so you get a double shot in April! Anyway, onto the contents. This episode we look at Save Me, The Mortified Guide, Mosaic, Halt and Catch Fire and Altered Carbon. It's all spoiler free except for a...
Episode 10 - Throwing the Book Out of the Window
January and the end of December were a touch crazy for new TV so Michael and Max have abandoned their normal format for this episode and are just trying to get through as much of the things they've been watching as they possibly can. The episode is spoiler-free (beyond the fact we may talk about events central to the premise of the show or that happen in the first episode) so no worries on that front. If you're looking for a new thing to try out or to catch up on some hidden gems from last...
End of 2017 Review - Part 3
Christmas is almost upon us now and Max and Michael pick up where they left off, looking at numbers 4, 5 and 6 in their end of year TV rankings. Spoiler free.
End of 2017 Review - Part 2
Day 2 of the festive review and Max and Michael are looking at numbers 7-9 on their top TV of the year lists. Spoiler free.
Episode 08 - Michael Has A Little Tickle
What could be more festive than Michael and I discussing Netflix around sporadic coughing fits? Follow the timestamps below to jump to a specific piece or enjoy the whole thing? Spoilers within for The Sinner (the start of the section is spoiler-free if you're just curious) but all else is clean. 00:00 - Intro 02:09 - Action Scene Debate 08:19 - Quick Cuts (Witnesses (BBC4), Broad City (Comedy Central & Sky)) 14:36 - The Sinner without Spoilers (Netflix & ABC) 19:33 - The Sinner with...
Episode 04a - Leftovers Finale Thoughts
In another special bonus edition of the podcast (you lucky mothers) Max and Michael dig into the third and final season of the Leftovers, discussing why it was so effective and getting into some details of the stories. Obviously there are major spoilers for the show within so if you haven't seen season three (or any of it) yet then don't listen until you have. And, also, go and watch it, it's great. The Leftovers is available in the UK on Sky and Now TV as we speak.
Episode 04 - Double Fish
This month Max and Michael struggle through a mild case of over-proteining to bandy words about Hulu's Handmaid's Tale, SyFy's The Expanse and Starz' American Gods as well as trivial chat about Nathan For You and Veep. There are some minor spoilers for The Expanse and American Gods. 00:00 - Intro 03:23 - Nathan For You 07:14 - Veep 09:39 - The Handmaid's Tale 19:15 - The Expanse 30:29 - American Gods 46:40 - The Defenders 50:00 - Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later 55:42 - End
Episode 03a - The CHUCKfest Debacle
Max, Michael and special guests are back and in various states of inebriation in this special bonus episode of WIGWIONAWS, recorded live at CHUCKfest 2017. Unlike our usual shows this one will be focused around the films we watched at the festival as well as such diverse subjects as salad, Nottingham, Star Wars fan theories and the viability of shotguns as hunting weapons. Apologies should be given in advance for the poor recording quality (even by our low standards) and also for the...
Episode 03 - Top 10 TV 2017
In their third podcast, Max and Michael eschew the long held traditional format and, instead, break down their favourite TV of 2017 so far in a Top 10 style. Spoilers for all the shows discussed today are very minimal but timestamps are below in case you want to check what we discuss and skip past certain things. 00:00 - Intro 03:25 - Fearless 07:18 - Twin Peaks 10:34 - Top Ten TV of 2017 11:34 - Catastrophe 15:08 - Homeland 18:28 - Big Little Lies 21:09 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 24:39 -...
Episode 02 - A Broad Church
In their second podcast Max and Michael take a look at the BBC's Broadchurch, Netflix's Sense8 and HBO's The Leftovers as well as American Gods and Genius. There are spoilers for seasons 1 and 2 of the Leftovers so if you want to avoid them please use the running order below to skip past those segments: 00:00 - Intro 03:02 - Genius 06:19 - American Gods 11:38 - Broadchurch 20:41 - Sense8 32:33 - The Leftovers 54:37 - Twin Peaks 63:59 - End Note: Re-uploaded on 27/07/2017
WIGWIONAWS Episode 1
In the inaugural episode of What Is Good What Is On Netflix As We Speak your hosts Max and Michael discuss Billions, 13 Reasons Why and Legion with some level of ineptitude and touch lightly on The Strain, The Team, Ballers, Line of Duty, The Son, Guerrila, The Expanse and Rick and Morty. The episode is mostly free of spoilers although there are mild spoilers for episode 1 of 13 Reasons Why and Legion.