The Ringer’s David Shoemaker, Alyssa Bereznak, and Danny Heifetz discuss the parallel strands between this week’s episode and previous moments in Westworld (06:15) and then ask burning questions they have after visiting Shogun World (23:15). Then they hand out this week’s awards (50:05).
‘Westworld,’ S2E5: “Akane No Mai”
Breaking down everything from a long-awaited trip to Shogun World
From a clutch Patrick Mahomes performance to Nick Sirianni’s master class in coaching to the Empire State Building’s (!!) online blunder, here are the winners and losers of the NFL’s conference championship games
Plus, JJ’s NFL championship weekend grievances
Mahomes’s performance on a bum ankle was just enough to lift Kansas City past the Bengals in a game that could become legacy-defining if he earns a second ring
Bill recaps the conference championship games