Kneel Before Pod – Zombies in Seattle (134)

The CW show iZombie recently completed its fifth and final season so it was only appropriate for Kneel Before Pod to discuss it. Craig and Andrew break down the best and worst of the season in a conversation that covers dancing, detective noir brains, endings and the future of podcasts. Craig can be found on…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 13

“The Blood of Sanctum” The 100 closes off its 6th season with the final battle between Wonkru and the Primes as well as posing the difficult question of where the characters go next. Looking back at this season as a whole it’s probably best described as transitional. The shift in setting has opened up the…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 13

“All’s Well That Ends Well” Audiences say goodbye to iZombie in its final episode that wraps up the Human/Zombie War plot and gives a taste of the future of the characters. Endings are never easy and rarely satisfying to the audience at large. I don’t envy Rob Thomas and his team who were tasked with coming…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 12

“Bye, Zombies” iZombie crosses another episode type off the bucket list for its penultimate outing by bringing audiences its take on the heist episode. The ubiquity of films like Ocean’s Eleven or Mission: Impossible have made the meticulously planned heist a mainstay in popular culture. Stylish montages outline the plan as visualised by the mastermind…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 12

“Adjustment Protocol” Revolution in the air as the plan to infiltrate Sanctum begins to play out in the penultimate season 6 episode of The 100. After a more subdued and slow paced outing last week this episode has a much more kinetic action driven focus that presents a ticking clock to be fought against and…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 11

“Killer Queen” iZombie starts to pull the various plots together as Liv consumes the brain of a murdered Drag Queen. With three episodes left to go everyone knows the routine when it comes to the murder investigations and this episode is more or less a standard example of this. Liv isn’t overpowered by the Drag…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 11

“Ashes to Ashes” The 100 starts to consider what the next move for the various characters should be while furthering the theme of “doing better” through the actions of those involved. One way or another the recurring main theme of the season has been tied to Monty’s dying wish, “do better”. It’s simple, clear and…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 10

“Night and the Zombie City” iZombie delivers a take on a detective noir plot when Liv consumes the brain of a trench coat wearing private detective. Fans of the website may be wondering where my reviews of episodes 6 through 9 are. The answer to that is real life got in the way and I…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 10

“Matryoshka” The 100 continues develop the conflict that exists between Wonkru and the Primes as desperation fully asserts itself on both sides. Clarke and Josephine are the most obvious representation of that conflict. They are two vastly different entities fighting to share the same space. This is the same basic conflict that exists between Wonkru…