Episode 14 - May We Geek Again - Discussing The 100: Themes part 2

December 4, 2016

It’s theme talk time! Jo, Jen, and Shahin discuss how The 100 tackles: how the show subverts gender roles. Yeah, we kinda ran long and had to break this into a two-parter!

Featuring:

  • Subverting gender roles
  • And other stuff that we don’t remember saying

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Episode 13 - May We Geek Again - Discussing The 100: Themes

November 21, 2016

It’s theme talk time! Jo, Jen, and Shahin discuss how The 100 tackles: government & leadership, war and conflict. Our next episode will be a continuation of our themes conversation as we get into how the show subverts gender roles. Yeah, we kinda ran long and had to break this into a two-parter!

Featuring:

  • Systems of government and leadership
  • War and conflict
  • How to gay?
  • Shahin is vindicated as Jen and Jo cave to wanting to take the chip
  • Shahin runs out of his weak-ass cider

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Episode 12 - May We Geek Again - Discussing The 100 Season 3, eps. 13-16

October 24, 2016

We wrap up our season 3 rewatch, talking about episodes 13-16. Where do we go next? Well, we’re going to get into some theme podcasts and probably some fisticuffs will ensue.

 

Featuring:

 
  • Best podcast ever? We were not sober enough to tell - this is long enough to be a two-parter, but screw it, we're too lazy to edit this thing into two monsters, enjoy

  • It’s a long journey, but Shahin finally was able to open his bottle of wine and begin the podcast

  • Is the City of Light evil?

  • We discuss situationalism - people behave according to the situation that they’re in. Luna and Clarke deviate from their abstract morality in concrete situations

  • Jo weaves a web to entrap Shahin, Jen is rapt

  • We discuss shock and Stanford prison experiments

  • Is Luna naive or a hypocrite?

  • Jen “could be” a good person

  • Is Luna Floudonkru?

  • We revisit Mt. Weather

  • Luna seems to understand Lincoln better than Octavia does

  • Would Clarke let Bellamy die or give up the pass code if the situation arose?

  • Do we love the Abby/Clarke scenes? Of course we do.

  • Redemption arcs - Shahin doesn’t believe in them

  • Shahin reveals he’s writing fanfic and WE HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO PROCESS THIS INFORMATION

 

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Episode 11 - May We Geek Again - Discussing The 100 Season 3, eps. 9-12

October 9, 2016

We continue our season 3 rewatch, talking about episodes 9-12. Next up: we wrap up our season 3 rewatch with episodes 13-16! Prediction: at some point a knife fight will break out. On the pod.


Featuring:

  • This podcast brought to you by: anger and resentment...will Jo, Shahin, and Jen finally break up? LISTEN AND FIND OUT!

  • Jaha and ALIE sitting in a tree, removing all your free will and shit

  • We finally understand the significance of Luna!

  • Jen falls into every trap Shahin sets

  • We argue about punishment for crimes committed versus pre-emptive crimes

  • We argue about the purpose served by “Demons”

  • We argue about Miller and Bryan

  • WE ARGUE A LOT, OKAY?

  • We agree that Emerson is a wasted opportunity to pop up in S4 and wreak havoc

  • What abilities does Raven now possess?

  • Is Clarke willing to die in “Demons”?

  • What is the nature and extent of ALIE’s control over chipped people?

  • Does anyone other than the Commander know the lineage? Is it common knowledge? If so, why doesn’t Ontari know? Couldn’t Ontari just lie?

  • KABBY!!! **jen faints**

  • We heap praise on Based Lindsey Morgan

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Episode 10 part 2 - May We Geek Again - Discussing The 100 Season 3, eps. 5-8

September 28, 2016

We continue our season 3 rewatch, talking about episodes 5-8 (part 2). Next up, season 3, episodes 9-12! Gird your loins kids, gird your loins.


Featuring:

  • No 3x07 meta talk; we covered that in part 1 and moved on

  • Hooker baths

  • (Yes, hygiene is important to us...especially our NSFW hygiene bit where Jo goes off)

  • Shahin wants to talk about Miller and Bryan! And it leads to East Germany talk because of course it does

  • Kabby! KABBY! Jen loves Kabby...Jo gives Jen a Sophie’s choice

  • We talk about old people sex...danger Will Robinson!

  • Jen talks shipping...danger Will Robinson!

  • Will the Wanheda title carry any significance in season 4? We think they’ll forget about it

  • Jen is okay with Clarke being Muad'Dib (special unique uber powerful snowflake trope or whatever it’s called)...Side note: Jo and Shahin have never read or seen Dune...Jen is horrified

  • The road to hell is paved with good intentions

  • Nothing good ever happens. Whomp whoooomp

  • What makes some bad acts better/worse than other bad acts?

  • Does Jo find any menfolk attractive?

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Episode 10 part 1 - May We Geek Again - Discussing The 100 Season 3, eps. 5-8

September 25, 2016

We continue our season 3 rewatch, talking about episodes 5-8. Next up, season 3, episodes 9-12! Gird your loins kids, gird your loins.


Featuring:

  • First and foremost, happy birthday to Jo!

  • We address the 3x07 controversy and get Jo’s perspective before we dive into the normal stuff

  • Lesson of the pod for those not affected by a minority issue: LISTEN AND AMPLIFY

  • Does ANYONE get a happy ending in this show?

  • Shahin says: “Chill out.”

  • Broan fan fic cage match between Danni, Bubbles, and CapitalChick!

  • Fun fact: Jo reads Abby & Bellamy smut fan fic

  • Re-read the previous bullet...WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT???!!!

  • Shahin’s favorite topic! The City of Light - is it a good thing or a bad thing?

  • What are memories? Are they ever-changing narratives that aren’t really real?

  • Who would permanently give up their pain...and their good memories?

  • The coolness of the mythology building! The 13th station!

  • WTF is taught on the Ark?

  • What Lexa readin’? DO GROUNDERS READ?! WHAT???!!!

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Episode 9 - May We Geek Again - Discussing The 100 Season 3, eps. 1-4

September 13, 2016

We start our season 3 rewatch, talking about episodes 1-4. 


Featuring:


  • Our love/hate relationship with season 3

  • Shahin is sweet on ALIE

  • Bellamy’s problematic heel turn wherein Jen makes an old rasslin’ reference, OHHHH YEEEEEEAAAAAHHHH.

  • Too much story, not enough time

  • The science of virtual reality and the probability that we may be living in a virtual reality as we speak

  • The politics of power - once you have it, you spend too much time trying to hold on to it

  • Dat Murphy cold open, yo!

  • Tropey trope tropes!

  • Antonio Brown twerking sidebar

  • COULD SOMEONE PLEASE JUST PUT A FUCKING MEETING ON EVERYONE’S CALENDARS AND TALK SHIT OUT ALREADY AND STOP THE KILLING?!

  • A day in the life of the Average Arkadian

  • The optics of moving into Mount Weather - Skaikru should get to call dibs on MW?

  • The world building/expansion! Polis! Nightbloods! Tree Adam’s music! The cinematography! Sex Panther Trading Post!

  • The City of Light aka “a hot mess of really great ideas” - Shahin

  • Singular experience - things that fundamentally change one individual that other’s can’t understand until experienced

Next up, season 3, episodes 5-8! Gird your loins kids, gird your loins.

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Episode 8 - May We Geek Again - Discussing Season 2, eps. 13-16 PART 2

August 31, 2016

We conclude our season 2 rewatch in part 2 of a dumpster fire of a two-parter, talking about episodes 13-16.We have a ton of stuff to talk about that we needed to break our end of season 2 discussion into two parts! Next up, season 3, episodes 1-4! Donde estas Wanheda?


Featuring:

  • Turns out, THIS is the worst podcast ever created

  • Why is there a mine field on the east coast?

  • Hotter scene: Lexa backed up into the table or the kiss?

  • Our introduction to ALIE and how she experiences time

  • Lexa’s philosophy on jus drein jus daun may have been evolving from the jump, not just season 3

  • Shahin understands Lexa’s betrayal and also thinks she’s an asshole

  • Clarke and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day with Lexa ditching her on the mountain like a bad prom date

  • Clarke’s game of chicken with Dante and Cage and Jen’s immovable take on the Mount Weather decision - Jen’s a jerk

  • Is there an alternative to Clarke’s decision in Mount Weather? We argue. Because of course we do.

  • Jaha and Murphy’s journey and the visual aesthetic of the Dead Zone/Mansion/Lighthouse Bunker

  • More talk about Jaha, the Knight of Faith

  • Jasper telling people that they’re going to be okay is a death sentence

  • Shenanigans and stuff!

  • A downward spiral into madness and death...of the podcast hosts

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Episode 8 - May We Geek Again - Discussing Season 2, eps. 13-16 PART 1

August 28, 2016

We conclude our season 2 re-watch in part 1 of a dumpster fire of a two-parter, talking about episodes 13-16. We have a ton of stuff to talk about that we needed to break our end of season 2 discussion into two parts...part 2 coming in a couple days! Next up, season 3, episodes 1-4! Donde esta Wanheda?

 

Featuring:

 

  • This is the worst podcast ever created

  • Shahin gets an Amazon Sunday delivery and he will not tell us what it is! And bonus deets: he won’t get naked. WTF.

  • Jen is full-on drunk. Deal.

  • Vagenda of manocide!

  • Our expectations for the end of season 2

  • Clarke’s decisions and parallels to another show’s quote: “...I figured that when the time came something would stop me.” Would Bellamy have stopped Clarke from some of her decisions that cost her so much of her soul?

  • Banner day! Shahin agrees with Jen. Earth wobbles and rotates off its axis

  • Banner day! Jo disagrees with Jen. Earth wobbles and rotates off its axis

  • Trapper Keeper chat...because why not? #BROPHY

  • Getting one’s hand’s dirty...we go down a rabbit hole, seduce the rabbit, and smoke a cigarette after the deed

  • Parallels to today’s political atmosphere in the USA...racism and Jen gets weepy.

  • Narrative perspective...what pre-disposition do you take and how does it skew your POV?

  • We tackle casual racism...we ain’t playin’ in this pod, folks...Jen gets choked up...seriously

  • Narrative and leadership perspective...what perspective are you taking?

  • Monday morning quarterbacking in regards to decisions of the leaders

  • Skaikru is part of the first “human” trials...guys, Mount Weather doesn’t view Grounders as human

  • Identity politics

  • We’re in The Upside Down

 

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Episode 7 - May We Geek Again - Discussing Season 2, eps. 9-12

August 17, 2016

We continue our season 2 rewatch of The 100, talking about episodes 9-12. This is a long one guys...we have a ton of stuff to talk about. Next up, season 2, episodes 13-16! Pull that lever!

Featuring:

  • Jo discusses how the adults consistently screw things up for the delinquents - adults are the worst!

  • Shahin talks about the tenuous nature of peace and how people aren’t so different from one another

  • Jen talks about the burdens of leadership and the slow death of Clarke’s soul

  • Who else didn’t realize TonDC was WashingtonDC?

  • Shahin talks about Jaha, Murphy, Kierkegaard, and Nietzsche - the Knight of Faith and the Positive Nihilist go on wacky adventures!

  • A wee bit of TCA news

  • CARL EMERSON, MOUNT WEATHER SECURITY DETAIL

  • Shahin contends that Maya is a badass...he may have a crush on her, not sayin’ just sayin’

  • SEXUAL TENSION

  • The bombing of TonDC, parallels to the the Coventry Blitz of WWII, and odd assumptions that lead to not evacuating TonDC

  • Do you feel weird when you stick your finger in your navel and wiggle it around? What, just me?

  • Abby is the WORST DOCTOR IN THE WORLD: she tries to get Clarke to drink stagnant, fetid, muddy puddle water. Note: Jo would rather drink Ontari’s bathwater (flavored with novitiate blood and bloated Titus corpse juice) than Abby’s puddle water.

  • PAUNA PARTY!

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