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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

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

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United States

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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

Twitter:

@shatontv

Language:

English

Contact:

914-719-7428


Episodes

Ep.127: Westworld - 408 - Telegraph

8/20/2022
The "Westworld" Season 4 finale brings us to our final Telegraph of the year (and possibly ever), with listener email and voicemail taking aim at Christina, Hale, Olympiad security, HBO budgets and hosts done dirty. "Westworld" fans unloaded on "Que Sera Sera," made their predictions for Season 5, asked how transcending actually works and noted how closely Season 4 mirrored the structure of modern video games. Listen to more great music from Simon: www.soundcloud.com/simonsteric Westworld...

Duration:01:05:08

Ep.126: Westworld - 408 - Que Sera Sera

8/16/2022
For a straightforward "Westworld" Season 4 finale, we decided to do a straightforward recap of Episode 8. Ash is gonna tell you exactly what happened; Gene is gonna discuss different characters' senses of identity, and both will dig into what a potential Season 5 could hold. In this "Que Sera Sera" Deep Dive, the Shat Crew also will cover Season 4's loose ends, the nature of Christina's Final Test, who's dead, who's left alive and what gets looted first at drug stores. Listen to more great...

Duration:00:48:57

Ep.125: Westworld - 408 - Instacast

8/15/2022
The "Westworld" Season 4 finale propelled us headlong into The Test of Season 5, wiped out some key characters and cranked up the body count. In this Instacast, Gene cheers for Clementine; Ash evokes "Return of The King;" and Big D feels like he's seen this one before. Listen to find out how The Shat Crew felt about "Que Sera Sera" and what we'll be covering in Tuesday's Deep Dive. Listen to more great music from Simon: www.soundcloud.com/simonsteric Subscribe Now Android:...

Duration:00:18:51

Ep.124: Westworld - 407 - Telegraph

8/12/2022
It's our longest listener-mail podcast of the season! "Metanoia" was a hit with Westworld fans, triggering voicemail and email about The Sublime, Teddy, Maeve and Christina. In this episode, the full Shat Crew responds to questions about Clementine, learns the difference between worms and snakes, nerds out on social contract philosophy, theorizes on where all the people went, and hears another hilarious ad from Discount Don. This Telegraph also digs into how "Westworld" will end and why...

Duration:01:01:46

Ep.123: Westworld - 407 - Metanoia

8/9/2022
Our "Westworld" Deep Dives are always dense, but this one truly is a thicc-ass boi. In this breakdown of Season 4, Episode 7, Gene and Big D compare simulations to reality, dissect William's conversation with himself and ask why Bernard would leave The Door open. "Metanoia" also leads the Shat Crew to explore who Bernard's video message was for, what Christina is, and why that one guy decided to set fire to his office. Listen to more great music from Simon:...

Duration:00:50:14

Ep.122: Westworld - 407 - Instacast

8/7/2022
Gene and Ash crown "Metanoia" the best episode since "Westworld" Season 2 in this instant-reaction episode of Shat on TV. Season 4, Episode 7 gave us gripping dialogue, heartbreak, big reveals and, most importantly, the old-school pairings we'd been craving. Was this this payoff for the previous six episodes? Will it build into an explosive season finale? We'll have to wait and see. In the meantime, have a listen as we prepare for Tuesday's Deep Dive. Listen to more great music from Simon:...

Duration:00:14:35

Ep.121: Westworld - 406 - Telegraph

8/5/2022
Caleb is the star of this "Westworld" Telegraph as listeners call and write to discuss what makes him special, how outliers work and what Caleb #279 is all about. Email and voicemail also focus on freeze tag, the Red Queen Theory, why Bernard couldn't ID the mole and whether horses are extinct. The Shat Crew also explores hope and rats, grief, Halores' worst nightmare and how Ash would ruin Season 4. Oh, and Sober British Stu calls in to help us find the beauty in the world. Listen to more...

Duration:00:57:59

Ep.120: Westworld - 406 - Fidelity

8/2/2022
Caleb fans got a dark and juicy episode this week as "Westworld" Season 4, Episode 6 peered into why Charlores hostified him, why love matters and how hope can be weaponized. "Fidelity" also illustrated Charlores' growing frustration, her cruelty, problems among the ranks of The Cause, and a bit more Westworld geography. In this Deep Dive edition, Ash and Big D also discuss how informed Charlores actually is, the science of rats, and the simple fact that "C is for Cookie." Listen to more...

Duration:00:38:09

Ep.119: Westworld - 406 - Instacast

7/31/2022
In Westworld Season 4, Episode 6, "Fidelity," Caleb gets to live out his best Die Hard fantasy, while Frankie lets herself be guided into the park so Bernard can reboot Maeve since she’s apparently the weapon that will help save humankind. Our Instacast edition shares our immediate takes on the episode and previews what we'll cover in the upcoming Deep Dive. Listen to more great music from Simon: www.soundcloud.com/simonsteric Subscribe Now Android:...

Duration:00:13:38

Ep.118: Westworld - 405 - Telegraph

7/29/2022
With Gene away on vacation, Ash and BigD gathered for this week's Telegraph of Westworld Season 4 and respond to the top18 voicemails and emails about Episode 5: "Zhuangzi." Listen to more great music from Simon: www.soundcloud.com/simonsteric Westworld Episode 5 Summary: Charlotte notices that several hosts she has assigned to eliminate "outliers" – humans that have broken from her conditioning – are killing themselves shortly after contact with the humans. She orders William to kill the...

Duration:00:56:06

Ep.117: Westworld - 405 - Zhuangzi

7/26/2022
Westworld used Season 4, Episode 5 to flesh out the notion of "outliers" and introduce us to hosts "transcending." Viewers learned the extent of Charlores' control and the nature of Christina's role as The Storyteller. "Zhuangzi" brought us questionable action scenes, uncomfortable choreography and the knowledge that, even in Charlores' utopia, hosts are committing suicide. In this Deep Dive, Ash examines the power of The Tower; Gene does his best to explain the unexplained; and Big D...

Duration:00:54:37

Ep.116: Westworld - 405 - Instacast

7/24/2022
"Westworld" gave us a look behind the curtain as New York City's facade crumbled in Season 4, Episode 5. "Zhuangzi" was a massive shift in style and pace from the previous two episodes, featuring far more exposition, mustache-twirling and awkward action scenes. Our Instacast edition shares our immediate takes on the episode, and previews what we'll cover in the upcoming Deep Dive. Listen to more great music from Simon: www.soundcloud.com/simonsteric Subscribe Now Android:...

Duration:00:14:02

Ep.115: Westworld - 404 - Telegraph

7/22/2022
The full Shat Crew has gathered for its first three-host Telegraph of Westworld Season 4, responding to a record 20 voicemails and emails about Episode 4: "Generation Loss." In this listener-mail episode, we cover outlandish theories on Christina, frustrated opinions on Caleb and detailed looks at the ruins of Prohibitionworld. Listeners Jenn and Discount Don present ideas so nice we had to hear them twice, and our old friend Emmett beautifully impersonates Thandiwe Newton. Plus, there's...

Duration:00:40:30

Ep.114: Westworld - 404 - Generation Loss

7/19/2022
Episode 4 put the puzzle pieces together for "Westworld" Season 4, giving us a clearer picture of what's happening and what's to come. In this Deep Dive episode, the Shat Crew looks into the series' central question: What is it to be human? Gene digs into what makes Caleb special and why Charlores would desire a fidelity-tested version of our hero. Ash outlines the nature and structure of the New World Order. And we debut a new game called "Explain Me This." Listen to more great music from...

Duration:00:49:15

Ep.113: Westworld - 404 - Instacast

7/17/2022
So many answers! So many deaths! So much Caleb! "Generation Loss" built on Episode 3's momentum and paved the runway for an exciting second half to Season 4. What some saw as "yeah duh" moments, the Shat Crew considered sorely needed solid ground for building a stable story. Our Instacast edition shares our immediate takes on the episode, and preview's what we'll cover in the upcoming Deep Dive. Listen to more great music from Simon: www.soundcloud.com/simonsteric Subscribe Now Android:...

Duration:00:13:19

Ep.112: Westworld - 403 - Telegraph

7/15/2022
Just how long was Bernard in The Sublime, and when are we now? Listeners weighed in this week with voicemail and email ranging from conservatively logical to Big D's Express Train to Crazytown. Season 4, Episode 3 also had listeners thinking deep about identity when it comes to Christina, Charlotte, Maya, William, Frankie, and even Peter. The Shat Crew received some hot takes on how good and how bad "Westworld" has become, and Discount Don peered deep into the madness that is TV...

Duration:00:48:09

Ep.111: Westworld - 403 - Annees Folles

7/12/2022
Excitement and depth returned to "Westworld" in a big way as our favorite host duo—Stubbs and Bernard—began their quest to save humanity. In this Season 4 Episode 3 Deep Dive, the Shat Crew explores what Bernard saw in his Sublime visions and how that impacts our perception of time. We also rejoin Maeve to explore the new park, ask what makes Caleb so special (again), dissect the science behind the flies and the low-frequency resonance generator, and debate whether we just saw a grown-up...

Duration:00:46:46

Ep.110: Westworld - 403 - Instacast

7/10/2022
Three episodes in, and Bernard is back! A lot has changed since he went into the Sublime, and we are here for the mystery! In this instacast, we dive straight into the visions, mazes and flies of it all. With Bernard’s piece added to the chess board and our duo of Maeve and Caleb still in the roaring Sweetwater 2.0, there’s lots to digest before we dive deep into Anees Folles. Our Instacast edition shares our immediate takes on the episode, and preview's what we'll cover in the upcoming...

Duration:00:14:15

Ep.109: Westworld - 402 - Telegraph

7/8/2022
Flies, goo and Maeve's power, too! This week's listener voicemail and letters got weird on topics ranging from Christina's life to Charlores' master plan to the mystery behind the music. Season 4, Episode 2 also had listeners questioning what's left for the six remaining episodes and a for-sure Season 5. Plus, voicemails poured in about William's golfing, the purpose of the new park and more. Gene refuses to stop watching trailers (even though he rarely watches trailers), and Big D wonders...

Duration:00:43:02

Ep.108: Westworld - 402 - Well Enough Alone

7/5/2022
"Westworld" Season 4's second episode gave us a lot more solid footing, revealing how many hosts have replaced humans in the real world, what Charlores' ultimate goal seems to be, what the new park looks like and whether William is really dead. But "Well Enough Alone" also stirred up plenty of mystery, including the life and death of Peter Myers, the science behind the black goo and more questions about The Tower. We'll get to it all in this Deep Dive edition. Listen to more great music...

Duration:00:46:48