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Hoopleheads: Episode 32 “Leviathan Smiles”
Hearst greedily chases new gold mining opportunities, Steve's horse-minding career comes to an end and the Earps arrive in Deadwood as "Leviathan Smiles." Søren and Esther discuss.
Hoopleheads: Episode 30 “A Rich Find”
Deadwood winds itself up tight in "A Rich Find," placing newcomer Odell square in the lion's den as he seeks out Hearst against his mother's wishes. Esther and Søren discuss.
Hoopleheads: Episode 29 “A Two-Headed Beast”
"A Two-Headed Beast" centers a deadly showdown — but it also concludes one of the saddest, and most prescient, storylines in Deadwood so far. Esther and Søren discuss.
Hoopleheads: Episode 28 “Full Faith and Credit”
"Full Faith and Credit" delicately balances Deadwood's racial dynamics while offering some deeper introspection about who its leading characters really are. Esther and Søren discuss.
Hoopleheads: Episode 27 “True Colors”
On a technical level, "True Colors" is often bizarre and always interesting. Narratively, this is some of the most exciting material we've seen in Deadwood. Esther and Søren discuss.
Stark Contrast: Episode 33 “The Iron Throne”
However (un)satisfactorily "The Iron Throne" concludes Game of Thrones, it also brings our podcast series, "Stark Contrast," to a bittersweet end. This week, Esther and Søren close out Stark Contrast.