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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.

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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

    Ep.85: Westworld - 303 - Telegraph

    Ep.85: Westworld - 303 - Telegraph

    Texas shows up strong in this listener mail edition of Shat on TV: Westworld. Your email and voicemail concerning Season 3, Episode 3, brought in lots of expertise, from theoretical physics to medical protocol. 

    This week's topics include time as a loaf of bread, the "noble savage" philosophy, humanism vs. determinism, and how to pronounce Rehoboam like a true church-goer. 

    We also talk Isaac Asimov, "Westworld" sound design, and a string of Umm ... Actually for a defenseless Dick Ebert.

    • 1 hr
    Ep.84: Westworld - 303 - The Absence of Field

    Ep.84: Westworld - 303 - The Absence of Field

    Who the Hale is Charlotte? Roger Roeper returns to Shat on TV to explore the biggest question presented by Westworld Season 3, Episode 3: "The Absence of Field."

    Ashley Schlafly explains the poem behind the episode's title and reaches back to Ancient Rome to illustrate the predicament Caleb is facing. And Gene Lyons celebrates Westworld's vision of future tech.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Ep.83: Westworld - 303 - Instacast

    Ep.83: Westworld - 303 - Instacast

    If your main question after Season 3, Episode 3, was "who's in those pearls?" you missed a lot of really good TV.

    Westworld's genre-switching was phenomenal; Tessa Thompson's portrayal of an other inside Charlotte Hale's shell was impeccable; and plausible glimpses of future tech were both astonishing and chilling.

    • 26 min
    Ep.82: Westworld - 302 - Telegraph

    Ep.82: Westworld - 302 - Telegraph

    Listener mail after "Westworld" Season 3, Episode 2 covers great minds like Lacan, Fromm, Faucault, Sartre, Barthe, Chomsky, and Rahobo. 

    Ashley and Gene compare brain boners. Big D finds a mispronunciation mate, and we celebrate the memory of a Shat listener who is no longer with us.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep.81: Westworld - 302 - The Winter Line

    Ep.81: Westworld - 302 - The Winter Line

    Shat on TV's coverage of Westworld Season 3, Episode 2: "The Winter Line" starts off intelligently with discussions of free will vs sentience, the nuance between hero and villain, and Ashley Schlafly's brilliant overview of Louis Althusser's views of subjection and the state.

    Things take a turn as Dick Ebert unveils his latest treatise: "Rahobo, The God Humans Need," force-feeding Gene enough tinfoil to spark a Divergence.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep.80: Westworld - 302 - Instacast

    Ep.80: Westworld - 302 - Instacast

    Was "Westworld" Season 3, Episode 2 a thrilling mind-bender or a "Rick and Morty" ripoff? "The Winter Line" took as back to the park and some familiar faces, including ... Drogon? 

    Maeve dropped a math bomb; Big D got on the Aaron Paul Train; and Gene Lyons thinks he's smarter than everyone else. 

    • 24 min

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