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Roger Roeper & Dick Ebert & Gene Lyons host a weekly podcast covering Westworld the hit science fiction thriller television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy for HBO, based on the 1973 film of the same name, which was written and directed by American novelist Michael Crichton. Nolan serves as executive producer along with Joy, J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk with Nolan directing the pilot. The series premiered October 2, 2016. Described as "a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin," the series tells the story of a futuristic theme park called Westworld. Email: hosts@shatontv.com Website: www.shatontv.com Follow Us: www.shatontv.com/facebook www.shatontv.com/feedburner www.shatontv.com/googleplay www.shatontv.com/googleplus www.shatontv.com/instagram www.shatontv.com/itunes www.shatontv.com/Pocketcasts www.shatontv.com/podbay www.shatontv.com/rss www.shatontv.com/soundcloud www.shatontv.com/spreaker www.shatontv.com/stitcher www.shatontv.com/tunein www.shatontv.com/tumblr www.shatontv.com/twitter www.shatontv.com/youtube www.shatontv.com/android Tags: Westworld, Westworld TV Series, Westworld Theories, Westworld Spoilers, Westworld Series, Westworld Review, Westworld Recap, Westworld Questions, Westworld podcast, Westworld 2016, TV Series, TV Podcast, Shat The Movies, Shat On TV, Science fiction, Michael Crichton, HBO Westworld, HBO Series, HBO Podcast, Game of Thrones






Top Gun (1986)

Hungry for more Shat on TV? Here's an audio hors d'oeuvres you might enjoy. Straight from our Shat The Movies podcast, join Gene, Rog and Big D for an encore presentation of "Top Gun." Subscribe to Shat The Movies to hear a new '80s or '90s movie shat session each week. Subscribe & Social Media - http://shatthemovies.com/subscribe-and-follow "Top Gun" is the perfect time capsule for 1986, the only year where you could make a successful "American romantic military action drama." We remember...

Duration: 01:07:59

Game of Thrones - 701 - Instacast

Game of Thrones' Episode 7 premiere united our favorite characters and brought some lesser-knowns to the spotlight. We got one last chance to hate Walder Frey, one fresh chance to cringe at Ed Sheeran, and we learned to cheer for Euron Greyjoy (and his two good hands). Listen to this quick-take Instacast and prepare for Tuesday Game of Thrones Deep Dive. Also, holy crap, white walker giants. Leave a Review - https://shatontv.com/game-of-thrones-review Subscribe & Social Media -...

Duration: 00:29:28

Ep.37: Westworld - Apr - Telegraph

Louis Herthum and Talulah Riley will return as regulars in Westworld Season Two. Jimmy Simpson will not. And we can expect a narrative leap into the future as Season Two opens in late 2018. Get the details in this months Westworld Telegraph! We also read listener mail covering Dr. Ford's ability to predict a perfect March Madness bracket, the mainland's perception of Westworld, android humanity, and Westworld vs. Game of Thrones. Have a listen, then write us your thoughts for the May...

Duration: 00:46:06

Ep.36: Westworld - Mar - Telegraph

When will "Westworld" Season 2 arrive? It's looking like October 2018, but we're back with Westworld news from the Golden Globes, a projected series schedule and reflection for the past two months without our favorite show about robot sex and human massacres. The fans are the stars Westworld Telegraph, and this month's edition is loaded with ideas on the nature of the maze, the reasoning behind Shogun World, the future of the Delos board and the souls of your faithful hosts: Rog, Big D,...

Duration: 00:55:09

Ep.35: Westworld - Feb - Telegraph

The "Westworld" community delivers again this month with listener email explaining Dr. Ford's narcissism, Westworld's view of child rape, and whether Delos Corp. secretly wants access to Westworld's predictive analytics. We also debate the music of Westworld vs. the music AT Westworld, and we discuss the similarities between Arnold Weber and Robert Ford (there surprisingly are many!). Have a listen, then write us you thoughts for the March edition of Westworld Telegraph from Shat on...

Duration: 00:59:08

Ep.34: Westworld - 111 - Telegraph

Westworld may have finished its first season, but fans clearly want to keep the conversation alive! The theories keep coming in droves, including deeper looks into the maze, a dissection of Dolores' identities and a full exploration of Jungian metaphor? The monthly Westworld Telegraph is here for you until the fortuitous day our favorite show returns. Subscribe to Shat On TV's Next Podcasts Now American Gods https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/american-gods/id1184598130 Taboo...

Duration: 00:51:19

Ep.33: Season 1 Recap (PodSwap w/ Radio Westworld & Westworld Theorycast)

Westworld Season 1 may be over, but the Shat on TV monkeys never stop producing content! In this episode, Rog, Gene & Big D welcome Axel from Westworld Theorycast and Roberto from Radio Westworld to discuss thoughts and ideas regarding the inaugural season. Additionally, the roundtable reviews which plot points they would like answered in Season 2 and whether or not the Westworld fan community is the best in all of TV Land. Leave Us A Review Subscribe: Apple | Android | RSS Join...

Duration: 01:02:09

Ep.32: Interview with Ptolemy Slocum (Sylvester on Westworld)

Ptolemy Slocum, Westworld's Sylvester, shares his views on Westworld Season 1 and the creative process. Hear how he made his way to Hollywood from Kenya, what it was like to work with Felix and Maeve, and why he calls Luke Hemsworth "The God of Parties." Also discover Ptolemy's favorite Westworld fan theory, his shocking philosophy on the acting process, and his favorite ham sandwich recipe. Leave Us A Review Subscribe: Apple | Android | RSS Join the Discussion: Email | Facebook |...

Duration: 01:19:10

Ep.31: Westworld PodSwap with Beyond Westworld Podcast

What will we do until Westworld returns in 2018? Keep talking about it and bring in experts from Beyond Westworld Podcast, that's what. Find out what shocked us, what tickled us and what made us growl. Shat on TV's Roger, Big D and Gene join forces with Beyond Westworld's Troy Heinritz and Aaron Peterson for a Westworld All-Star podcast moderated by Golden Spiral Media's Kevin Bachelder. Leave Us A Review Subscribe: Apple | Android | RSS Join the Discussion: Email | Facebook |...

Duration: 01:26:42

Ep.30: Westworld - 110 - Telegraph

The Season One Finale of Westworld overwhelmingly answered many of the questions and theories presented throughout the season, however, that didn't stop the #ShatNation from filling our Telegraph Inbox. Gene, Rog, & Big D close up 2016 by responding to the Top 15 (or is it 16?) emails of the week, including deep comparisons of the soundtrack to Westworld characters, debating whether or not Ford was the hero, and what the teachings of liberty tell us about the host...

Duration: 01:27:38

Ep.29: Westworld - 110 - The Bicameral Mind

Westworld's season finale, "The Bicameral Mind," threw an avalanche of action and answers our way -- an episode truly worth of a Deep Dive. Let's plunge into the significance and perils of the maze, explore why Bernard's death and resurrection make sense, and discuss why Logan went galloping naked with a feather. Also on the docket: Was Dolores' awakening designed to save Westworld through William's addiction? Is Maeve's daughter in a neighboring park? Did Ford really die, or was it a...

Duration: 01:07:47

Ep.28: Westworld - 110 - Instacast

Whether you loved seeing hosts buzzsaw through security or cringed at so many answers being crammed into a 90-minute gasp, Westworld episode 10: "The Bicameral Mind" thoroughly closed the loop on season 1. This quick Instacast covers the season finale's most pressing issues that just can't wait for Tuesday's Deep Dive podcast, including: Was Ford the hero all along? Do "Westworld" writers trust the audience enough? Do podcasts and blogs reduce enjoyment of the TV show? And is Logan still...

Duration: 00:39:42

Ep.27: Westworld - 109 - Telegraph

As "Westworld" approaches its finale, fans have zeroed in on all the major mysteries: What is Ford's new narrative? How will Maeve proceed? How did Arnold die? Are the hosts actually people? And, of course, is the Man in Black really William? Or Logan? In the strongest batch of listener mail yet, we dig deep into the bowels of Westworld to answer those questions and unearth some secrets that literally sent chills down our spines. Leave Us A Review Subscribe: Apple | Android | RSS |...

Duration: 01:53:12

Ep.26: Westworld - 109 - The Well Tempered Clavier

Prepare for the Westworld season finale with this fact-packed recap of Episode 9: "The Well-Tempered Clavier." Explore Ford's motivation for letting hosts run rampant. Consider what happened to Elsie and Stubbs. Mourn Bernarnold while digging deeper into his memories. And hear Gene try to paint Logan as a not-so-bad guy. Other topics covered include why William chopped up an entire platoon, who Wyatt really is and what Teddy has to do with it, and a meticulous breakdown of Dolores'...

Duration: 01:30:54

Ep.25: Westworld - 109 - Instacast

"Westworld" fans are the smartest. You were right about Bernarnold. You were right about Maeve's admin abilities. You might even be right about William being the Man in Black! Couple those notions with a brilliant performance by Anthony Hopkins and awesome reveals about the park's origins, and you've got a mind-blowing Instacast that is not to be missed. Enjoy this quick podcast, and join us again Tuesday for the Deep Dive. If we missed something, let us know about it at...

Duration: 00:38:33

Ep.24: Westworld - 108 - Telegraph

Just when we thought Westworld's depths had been plumbed, listeners wrote in with fresh insights on Dr. Ford as the Singularity, how host bodies work, the meaning behind the number 30 and ... HOST BABIES? There's also the question of whether Maeve can control Bernard, who's in Wyatt's gang and whether Westworld is intended as sincere narrative or satire. Tune in, listen up and let us know what you think by writing a Westworld Telegraph of your own! Order your Shat On TV Podcast T-Shirt...

Duration: 01:55:12

Ep.23: Westworld - 108 - Trace Decay

Instead of bringing Westworld fans together, the answers we got in Episode 8, "Trace Decay," have driven wedges between schools of Westworld thought. Does the Man in Black's backstory confirm he's William or make it less likely? Is Bernard a born killer or newly tainted puppet? Is Dolores already in The Maze, or is she being fed memories to advance a narrative? If all these questions are causing you more pain than the shaft jammed in Teddy's chest, you'll want to catch this fiery episode...

Duration: 01:17:42

Ep.22: Westworld - 108 - Instacast

Forget theories, Westworld Episode 8 brought us an armored train of explosive facts. In this quick Instacast, we set aside the hypotheticals and focus on what fans know after viewing "Trace Decay." Among the findings: Bernard has hurt others before, there's no hiding Theresa's death and Peter Abernathy looks like the conduit for an attempt to ship data out of Westworld. Be the smartest person at the watercooler Monday morning by hearing the Westworld Instacast tonight (or on the way to...

Duration: 00:38:16

Ep.21: Westworld - 107 - Telegraph

This week's Westworld fan mail is bursting with strong theories: Dolores' role as a custom narrative for William, Teddy being based on William, Arnold being the man depicted ushering Dolores toward consciousness, Hector improvising poetry in his blacklisted conversation, and more. Other theories are a little more out there: Logan is Charlotte, Ford is using ghost hosts and Westworld is in space. But no theory brings together the calculated and the crazy quite like Big D's Unified Field...

Duration: 01:35:31

Ep. 20: Westworld - 107 - Tromp L'Oeil

As Westworld fans reel from the biggest shocker to date, we deep dive into Dr. Ford's nefarious plans, Delos' true motivations and William's incredible equestrian skills. Is Maeve a rogue agent or Dr. Ford's ultimate weapon? Is the Ghost Nation our ticket to the Man In Black's true identity? Is Charlotte Hale a host? IS EVERYONE A HOST? Find out in this week's full-podcast edition of the Westworld Podcast from Shat on TV. Leave Us A Review Subscribe: Apple | Android | RSS |...

Duration: 01:10:20

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