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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.


May 30, 2018

Westworld's entire reality has changed, and that means all we thought we knew means squat. So we're diving deep without a tether and hoping we find hidden treasures in Episode 6, "Phase Space."

This Deep Dive explores whether Grace or the Man in Black is a host, how many realities exist in Westworld, and how many...

May 28, 2018

We're halfway through Season 2, but Westworld isn't showing any signs of fatigue as they blow up some popular early theories, while introducing even more. Gene & Kerri are in Los Angeles celebrating Gene's birthday, so Rog & Big D are left in the studio to break down episode 6, "Phase Space". 

In this SUPER SIZED...

May 26, 2018

Louis Herthum plays the original Peter Abernathy in "Westworld," and his role has exploded in Season 2. He'll discuss key "Westworld" scenes to rewatch, dive deeper into the Peter Abernathy character, explain the Southern "fool look," and possibly reveal horrifying secrets about "Murder, She Wrote."

Herthum also talks...

May 25, 2018

Where did the Man in Black actually start? Where did William end? Can techs adjust "woke" hosts' settings? And is "Westworld" borrowing from Dune?"

You've got Season 2 questions, and we've got Season 2 answers as the Westworld Telegraph shares listener mail about Episode 5, "Akane no Mai."

One listener wrote in with...

May 22, 2018

Throwaway episode? Shut your geisha mouth!

Shogun World wasn't the only interesting thing about Episode 5. "Akane no Mai" also put to rest several viewer theories and established a pecking order among characters.

Walk with us as we outline Dolores' secret game plan, explore the boundaries of Maeve's "new voice," and...