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Finishing ‘The Last of Us’ and Gearing Up for ‘Succession’

Justin and Micah preview what to expect in the last season of ‘Succession’

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Late Clasico Goals, Pivotal Derbies and a Mailbag

Ryan also covers José Mourinho’s suspension, the Bundesliga title race, and much more

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Why ‘The Last of Us’ Succeeded—and What Other Video Game Adaptations Can Take From It

The hit HBO series was uniquely suited to thrive, but there are a few lessons for any show looking to follow in its footsteps

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What’s in Store for ‘The Last of Us’ Season 2?

A spoiler-heavy look at how the showrunners of the hit HBO series could adapt ‘The Last of Us Part II’ in the show’s second season—and beyond

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‘The Last of Us’ Season 1 Finale Deep Dive

Plus, chatting with showrunners Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann!

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Questions Asked and Answered by ‘The Last of Us’ Season Finale

Plus, Chris and Andy break down the Oscar ceremony

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‘The Last of Us’ Season 1 Finale Recap

Charles and Van recap the latest episode, then debate where ‘The Last of Us’ ranks among HBO’s current slate of prestige dramas

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“Isn’t This the Thing in ‘The Last of Us’?”

For mushroom superfood sellers, educators, and influencers, watching Cordyceps become an existential villain on the most popular show on TV has been a bit jarring. But it has also been an opportunity.

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 8 Deep Dive

Including a discussion about the introduction of a new group of people and their creepy religious leader

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Chris Rock’s Live Special, ‘The Last of Us’ Episode 8, and ‘Daisy Jones & the Six’

Chris and Andy talk about whether Chris Rock’s new special ‘Selective Outrage,’ works as a live event

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 8 Recap

Charles and Van talk Episode 8 instant reactions, the biblical parallels and religious symbolism throughout, and more

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Role Reversal, Joel Traversal: Breaking Down Episode 8 of ‘The Last of Us’

In the penultimate episode of ‘The Last of Us,’ Ellie plays the protector and learns why violence takes a toll on Joel

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 7 Deep Dive

Joanna and Mallory break down the implications of Ellie’s choice to stay with Joel

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Two Sides of the HBO Apocalypse

‘The Last of Us’ and ‘Station Eleven’ are a natural point of comparison, but what separates the series is ultimately more instructive than what lumps them together

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 7 Recap

Charles and Van talk instant reactions to Episode 7, their differing opinions in terms of how the episode ended, and more

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Catching Up on ‘The Last of Us’

Justin and Micah give their thoughts on ‘The Last of Us’ halfway through the season

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 6 Deep Dive

Jo and Mallory discuss Joel and Ellie’s continued search for Tommy and the Fireflies in the sixth episode of ‘The Last of Us’

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 6 Recap

Charles and Van talk Joel and Ellie’s father-daughter bond and Tommy’s return

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Family Ties, A.K.A. Joel Bares All: Breaking Down Episode 6 of ‘The Last of Us’

It’s reunion time this week on ‘The Last of Us.’ Joel’s biggest fear comes to life, and Ellie has a decision to make.

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 5 Deep Dive

Mal and Joanna discuss new characters and the episode’s heartbreaking ending

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 5 Recap

Charles and Van share their instant reactions and later debate whether this episode is the strongest of the series so far

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The Cost of Revenge: Breaking Down Episode 5 of ‘The Last of Us’

With Season 1 crossing the halfway point, Joel and Ellie remain trapped in Kansas City

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 4 Deep Dive With Patrick Somerville

The ‘Station Eleven’ creator joins to discuss the new HBO hit

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Always Give Pedro Pascal a Sidekick

‘The Last of Us’ is further evidence that Pascal does some of his best work when paired with another person—or adorable alien, for that matter

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 4, James Gunn’s New DCU Plans, and the Paramount+ and Showtime Merger

Chris and Andy discuss the upcoming Paramount+ and Showtime merger and James Gunn’s grand plans for the DCU, then turn their attention toward breaking down the newest episode of ‘The Last of Us’

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 4 Recap

Charles and Van discuss Joel’s traumatic past experiences, Ellie’s violent streak, and Kathleen’s ruthlessness

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‘The Last of Us’ Continues to Adapt Its NPCs Into Main Characters

The show’s fourth episode breathes life into the game’s nameless goons with the introduction of Melanie Lynskey’s Kathleen

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Craig Mazin on ‘The Last of Us’

Larry is joined by Emmy Award-winning writer and director Craig Mazin to talk about his newest venture, ‘The Last of Us’, on HBO

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 3 Deep Dive

Mallory and Joanna talk song choices, Joel and Ellie’s evolving dynamic, and how the show’s story line differs from the game

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‘The Last of Us’ Is More Than Just a Zombie Show. Plus, the ‘Poker Face’ Premiere.

Chris and Andy discuss the latest episode of the HBO series

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‘The Last of Us’ Episode 3 Recap

Charles and Van discuss Nick Offerman’s and Murray Bartlett’s performances

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‘The Last of Us’ Takes a Pleasant (and Necessary) Detour From the Game

Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett shine in the show’s first real attempt to separate from its source material