When a global computer virus begins deleting all digital records, 30-something Ellie (Natalie Morales, Parks & Rec) buys an old tape recorder and begins narrating an “analog” retrospective of her life before all of her photos, videos, and correspondence are wiped out forever. “High Fidelity” meets “Seeking a Friend For the End of the World.” Written by Erin Foley-Chan, produced by April Lamb (Gimlet's Sandra), directed and produced by Daniel Powell (Inside Amy Schumer). Also starring Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, and Cyrina Fiallo.
The Last Tape
Ellie looks back on her journey, figures out some things, and takes a huge leap of faith.
Alone Forever LOLOL
After a big loss, a bigger loss, and a failed attempt to be 22 again, Ellie looks back at a time when she grew into herself, which is maybe what “growing up” actually means?
My Life is a Disaster, But in a Fun Way!
Big changes! Highs and lows! Engagements galore! Ellie starts to suspect that she might be slightly responsible for her own behavior, which sounds far-fetched but hear her out.
Dereks are the Worst
Ellie finally settled down, sort of, kind of? She reviews videos and messages from a time of confusion, periods of joy, and a room full of Dereks.
The Last Single Friend
As her friends coupled up, Ellie recalls finding herself stuck hanging out with undateables, like herself. But just because her friends settled down doesn’t mean Ellie wasn’t still the life of the party, even if she didn’t know anyone at the party anymore.
Definitely NO Nudes
Ellie reflects on dating in her early 20s, and recounts some of the winners she dated, to whom she most definitely did NOT send nudes and you cannot prove otherwise.
Entertaining, but premise is flawed.
Morales is great actress, the performance was excellent. The writting was good. The premise... not so much.
A virus wiping all digital data? Easy solution. Disconnect from the internet. Obviously the producers didn't consult a internet information security professional. that's the only flaw I could find.
good content but pretentious character lead
The idea and concept was fantastic for podcast but the character Ellie is extremely unlikable. The focus of the plot is her reflecting on her life through old audio/video recordings. She realizes some of her flaws from reflecting but no real character development. I can point out though that the audio production is great and the podcast itself if just good enough where you don’t hate Ellie so in the case of extreme boredom, it’s worth a listen.
This is spot-on, and an on-point creative reflection of the life and times of this current generation! I'm loving every aspect of this podcast!! Hilarious. 😭👺