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Electric Streams - Covering Black Mirror, Runaways, Westworld and more!

Electric Streams Media covers the buzzworthy content available on Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime Video and more! If you are interested in series like Orange is the New Black, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things, The Man in the High Castle, Westworld, Black Mirror, American Gods, 13 Reasons Why, House of Cards, Master of None, American Gods, GLOW and more!
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Jan 19, 2018

The End of the Fucking World first. In this series James, played by Alex Lawther, is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, played by Jessica Barden, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father, but he has secret plans to make her his first human murder victim.

The Polka King is about Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan, played by Jack Black, who develops a plan to get rich that shocks his fans and lands him in jail.

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Thoughts on The Polka King

Thoughts on The End of the Fucking World

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James the Psychopath

Alyssa the Confused Daughter

Anything else on TEOTFW

Jack Black as Jan Lewan

Truth vs Fiction

The Man Who Would Be the Polka King documentary

Anything else on The Polka King

Which character would you spare in TEOTFW?

Best Jan Lewan and His Orchestra Song?

 

  • Rappin’ Polka
  • Mrs. Pennsylvania
  • More Is My Love

 

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Jan 15, 2018

Summer, Bob and Vic return to talk about the sixth episode of Westworld, The Adversary

Jan 10, 2018

Black Mirror is an anthology series by Charlie Brooker which explores a twisted, high-tech world where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide. Today we’re covering the first three episodes of Season 4: USS Callister, Arkangel, and Crocodile.

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Final thoughts

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Hang the DJ
Paired up by a dating program that puts an expiration date on all relationships, Frank and Amy soon begin to question the system's logic.

Metalhead
In the post-apocalyptic landscape of the Scottish Moors, a woman attempts to survive the land full of "dogs".

Black Museum
A woman enters the Black Museum, where the proprietor tells his stories relating to the artefacts.

Season MVP?

Best Episode?

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Jan 8, 2018

Dylan covers the Stephen King adaptation from the 80's about a boy and his car

Jan 3, 2018

Black Mirror is an anthology series by Charlie Booker which explores a twisted, high-tech world where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide. Today we’re covering the first three episodes of Season 4: USS Callister, Arkangel, and Crocodile.

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Initial thoughts

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USS Callister
A woman wakes up on a Star Trek-esque ship where the crew praise their all knowing and fearless captain.

Arkangel
After nearly losing her daughter, a mother invests in a new technology that allows her to keep track of her.

Crocodile
A woman interviews various people using a device that allows her to access their memories.

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

 

Dec 31, 2017

Adam, Tiffany and Darrell cover the seventh episode of Marvel's Runaways from Hulu!

Dec 30, 2017

Summer, Bob and Vic discuss the fifth episode of HBO's Westworld

Dec 30, 2017

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season One review with Lisa and Kate!

Dec 27, 2017

Set in a world where mystical creatures live side by side with humans. A human cop is forced to work with an Orc to find a weapon everyone is prepared to kill for. Starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramirez, and Lucy Fry.

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Initial thoughts

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Setting the world: Dark Lord 2000 years ago, similarity to Shadowrun?

Shield of Light

Ward and Jakoby find a magic wand

FBI Magic Division

Inferni, Altamira, and Fogteeth, oh my!

Tikka vs Leilah

Sequel?

Who dat?

Movie MVP?

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Dec 25, 2017

This week we have a special Christmas edition, but we’re not covering Christmas episodes. Instead, I asked our hosts to pick a show to cover. And lo, here is the result.

This week we’re exploring hybrid toy shows from the 80s with Kenner’s M.A.S.K., commiserating about how much high school sucks with Freaks and Geeks, and returning to a childhood favorite with Saved by the Bell.

 

  • Review of “M.A.S.K.”
  • Review of “Freaks and Geeks”
  • Review of “Saved by the Bell”

 

Next episode:

We let you decide what we cover next! Next week’s theme is One Season Wonders! These are shows that only aired for a single season but are still widely beloved, like Freaks and Geeks.

The choices are: The Adventures of Briscoe County Jr, Battlestar Galactica 1977, and Eerie, Indiana

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"Birthday Cake" by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

Dec 22, 2017

For a Patreon Request, Javier and David review the 2012 film, Liberal Arts, starring Josh Radnor and Elizabeth Olsen

Dec 20, 2017

The Crown traces the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in 1947 to the present day. Season 2 begins in 1956 with the Suez Crisis and ends in 1963 with the Profumo Affair.

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Duke of Windsor wants a job, but a secret emerges

Princess Margaret marries

Meeting JFK and Jackie

Prince Charles in Gordonstoun

The Profumo Affair

Who dat?

Season MVP?

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Dec 18, 2017

Dylan guests on a new podcast to cover David Cronenberg's The Fly

Dec 18, 2017

Runaways - Metamorphosis

Dec 17, 2017

Marvel's Runaways - Kingdom

Dec 17, 2017

Marvel's Runaways Fifteen

Dec 14, 2017

A family saga with a supernatural twist, set in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.

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Final thoughts

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Spoiler thoughts

Season MVP?

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The Crown traces the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in 1947 to the present day. Season 2 begins in 1956 with the Suez Crisis and ends in 1963 with the Profumo Affair.

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Initial thoughts

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Suez Crisis, President Nassir, Prime Minister Anthony Eden resigns

Marriage troubles in the Monarchy, Philip tours the world, Philip becomes Prince

Princess Margaret engaged, then meets Antony Armstrong-Jones

Lord Altricham’s dissents

 

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Dec 11, 2017

If you ever wondered whatever became of me, then I’m hear to tell you we’re on the air in WKRP in Cincinnati. Premiering in 1978 and created by Hugh Wilson, WKRP was never supposed to be a hit show. But the show, starring Gary Sandy and Gordon Jump, supported by Loni Anderson, Richard Sanders, Frank Bonner, Jan Smithers, Tim Reid, and Howard Hesseman, was a surprise hit and a long lasting syndicated show.

 

  • Review of “Pilot”
  • Review of “Pilot Part 2”
  • Review of “Turkeys Away”

 

Next episode:

In a break from our usual voting, we’ve asked our regular hosts to pick their favorite show for our next episode. We’re going to cover all three of these in one mega episode.

So join us next time when we watch M.A.S.K., Saved by the Bell, and Freaks and Geeks

You can follow our glorious podcast empire at @electricstream on twitter or visit our website at electricstreams.com.  We want your feedback! Let us know what you thought of this episode, maybe a show you’d like us to cover, or you just blatantly disagree with a host and want to voice your 2 cents! Message us at feedback@electricstreams.com.  

"Birthday Cake" by Jahzzar is licensed under CC BY SA 3.0

Dec 8, 2017

Summer, Vic and Bob wander off into the wilderness looking for the biggest rock they can find as they discuss the third episode of Westworld, The Stray!

William 

Ford 

Delores

The Stray

 

Dec 6, 2017

A family saga with a supernatural twist, set in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.

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Initial reaction

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2019...man hangs himself, son goes to therapy, two kids go missing

Kid in 80s clothes is found dead in 2019

1986...missing kid is found here, his father is a teenager

Ulrich investigates the cave

Jonas discovers who his father was

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Dec 6, 2017

Adam, Darrell and Tiffany continue to develop their special abilities as they review the third episode of Marvel's Runaways, Destiny!

Six teenagers from different backgrounds unite against a common enemy — their criminal parents, collectively known as the Pride.

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Music: Big Epic Hip Hop by Yoav Alyagon

Dec 4, 2017

The Big Sick is based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (played by himself) and grad student Emily Gordon (played by Zoe Kazan) who fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings. Also starring Holly Hunter and Ray Romano.

The story is written by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon and is directed by Michael Showalter and produced by Judd Apatow.The Big Sick has a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and is currently one of the highest grossing independent movies of the year with over $42 million in domestic box office sales.

Spoiler-Free recommendations 

 

-       Arranged marriage vs. “love marriage”

-       Family dynamics – parents who meddle

-       Culture clash and assimilation

-       Sacrifices and the pressure on the adult kids (like Kumail)

-       Emily

-       Adult Still’s disease or just illness and it’s challenges in general

-       Emily’s parents – Beth + Terry (marital tension)

-       Medical/Hospital challenges (living wills, family members choosing for you)

-       Discovering this is a real story!

Dec 4, 2017

With Season Four around the corner, Dylan takes a break from movies to do a very deep dive into Season Three's episode, San Junipero!

Nov 30, 2017

Adam and Darrell meet up to review the first two episode of Hulu's newest series based on the comic, Marvel's Runaways!

Six teenagers from different backgrounds unite against a common enemy — their criminal parents, collectively known as the Pride.

  • Our History with the Runaways
  • Getting the crew together
  • Kids vs Parents side of the story

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Music: Big Epic Hip Hop by Yoav Alyagon

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