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Before getting into "The Limitless Sh*t," Episode 7 of 'Billions' Season 5, cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien discuss the concept of high-end mental-performance-enhancing drugs; the difficult editing required to pivot into a midseason final... Details
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6/07/2020
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Before getting into "The Nordic Model," S5E6 of 'Billions,' cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien discuss the real billionaire art community, this episode's director Shaz Bennett, script-to-screen changes in location, the show's stellar sound d... Details
57:45
5/31/2020
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Before getting into "Contract," S5E5 of 'Billions,' cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien discuss diving into Bobby Axelrod's childhood; the greatness of the episode's director, Adam Bernstein; and the costume and wardrobe department's effect o... Details
54:33
5/24/2020
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Before diving into S5E4, "Opportunity Zone," 'Billions' cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien discuss the challenges of filming the opening scene of Episode 4, having Daymond John of "Shark Tank" on the show and the insight he provided, Dominiq... Details
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5/17/2020
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Before diving into S5E3, "Beg, Bribe, Bully," 'Billions' cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien discuss real-life examples of billionaire feuds, script-to-screen changes, a stellar performance from the assistant director, guest cast members, obs... Details
58:08
5/10/2020
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Before diving into S5E2, “The Chris Rock Test,” 'Billions' cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien discuss some parallels between ‘Billions’ and real-life billionaire behavior as well as how the location manager and prop master truly shined in Se... Details
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5/03/2020
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'Billions' cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien discuss the show returning for its fifth season, what a showrunner really does, the importance of season openers, and Episode 1 of Season 5 of 'Billions,' "The New Decas" (0:20), before talking t... Details
51:06
5/02/2020
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Brian Koppelman and David Levien give a behind-the-scenes look into 'Billions,' Season 5. After each episode's airing on Showtime, the podcast will unpack the writing of the script, exclusive stories from production, the ideas behind the music cues, ... Details
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8/09/2019
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We break down ‘GLOW’ Season 3 by diving deep on Episode 6, “Outward Bound.” We talk about why we love the show, the ongoing conflict between Ruth and Debbie, and how ‘GLOW’ handles wrestling stereotypes. Hosts: Alison Herman and Michael Baumann ... Details
51:20
7/09/2019
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Finally, we discuss 'The End of Evangelion' in comparison with the TV series finale and the modern temptation to discount the show’s characters and sexuality as “problematic.” Episodes discussed: 27 - 28 Hosts: Justin Charity, Micah Peters ... Details
2:00:35
7/06/2019
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We break down the final episodes of ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3. We discuss the emotional ending and look ahead to Season 4. Hosts: Alison Herman, Miles Surrey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Details
41:37
7/05/2019
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We break down episodes 4 through 6 of ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3, breaking down Hopper's dad-bod corner, the best music cues, and much more. Hosts: Alison Herman, Miles Surrey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoic... Details
32:19
7/04/2019
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We break down episodes 1 through 3 of ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3, offering our thoughts on the Russians, the Mind Flayer, Hopper’s dad-bod, characters we ship, our favorite musical cues, and, of course, ’80s nostalgia. Hosts: Alison Herman, Miles Su... Details
44:34
7/03/2019
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We discuss the final episodes of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion,’ which introduce the final pilot as well as the final Angel before ending the series on a cathartic if bewildering final note. (Don’t worry, we’ll cover ‘The End of Evangelion’ in the sixth a... Details
1:55:16
7/02/2019
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We discuss episodes 15 through 21 of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion,’ which puts Toji in the cockpit of the brand-new Unit-03. Meanwhile, Kaji leads a dangerous investigation of NERV, the Angel in Terminal Dogma, and the real cause of Second Impact. Episo... Details
2:32:41
6/28/2019
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We discuss episodes 8 through 14 of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion,’ which introduce us to Asuka Langley Soryu, the hot-headed pilot of Unit-02, and which also begin to grapple with the intriguing backstories for Misato, Ritsuko, and Kaji. Episodes covere... Details
2:07:07
6/25/2019
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We talk about the arrival of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ on Netflix and the changes that accompanied the new release (00:00) before breaking down episodes three through seven, which introduce us to Rei Ayanami, the pilot of Evangelion Unit-00 (08:42). ... Details
2:31:35
6/21/2019
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In the first episode of our six-part miniseries on the 1995 classic ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion,’ we break down the context of the show, explain its importance and impact in both anime and the TV canon, and discuss the show's main character, Shinji Ikar... Details
1:23:27
6/09/2019
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We discuss the 12th and final episode of ‘Billions’ Season 4: “Extreme Sandbox.” We break down Axe’s acquisition of Taylor back under Axe Cap, Connerty’s fall from grace, and make predictions for what's in store next season. Hosts: Alison Herman, Ka... Details
40:37
6/02/2019
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We discuss the 11th episode of ‘Billions’ Season 4: “Lamster.” We break down Wendy’s change of heart during her medical license hearing, Axe’s intervention by the hands of his own staff, Rebecca’s deal with Taylor, and Connerty’s breaking of the law ... Details
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