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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.


Oct 31, 2016

Was Westworld Episode 5 a disaster or an electrifying thriller? Depends on who you ask. Big reveals about Arnold, the Man In Black and the nature of Pariah kept us on our toes, but predictable character development and clunky science left fans shaking their heads in disappointment.

Gene hated it. Roger loved it, and...

Oct 28, 2016

It's that time of the week where the "Hosts": Rog, Gene, & Big D wrap themselves in their Nasa-supplied tin foil emergency heat blankets, fire up the antique Westworld Telegraph and answer listener theories about Westworld.

Our inbox was filled to the brim with speculation concerning the true meaning of the maze,...

Oct 26, 2016

The Man in Black is good, Dr. Ford is evil, and the rest of Westworld is flipped on its head as Episode 4, “Dissonance Theory,” reveals elements of religion, power struggles and … meat eating horses?

Be the smartest Westworld fan at the water cooler with crackpot theories about Dolores and Bernard not really...

Oct 24, 2016

If Westworld episode 4 left a bad taste in your mouth, you're not alone. A lot happened, and not all of it makes sense. Before you re-watch "Dissonance Theory" in hopes of granting it a pardon, hear what we'll be researching for Tuesday's full podcast.

Among those topics: Bernard's sexy time, Dr. Ford being a mega-dick,...

Oct 20, 2016

Jump spurs-first into a pool of Westworld viewer mail with the Westworld Telegraph! Think you've heard some weird theories? This bonus edition of the podcast gets weirder.

Think you noticed every clue there was to see? Not even close. Join Roger Roper, Dick Ebert and Gene Lyons as they respond to listener emails, debunk...