Monthly Archives: August 2013

Spartacus Vengeance: Ep. 2 A Place in this World

In this podcast, we play the name game a little more than usual by delving a bit deeper into the significance of the title, “A Place in this World.” We talk about the obvious character arc the title is referencing (Oenomaus), but we also look at how it applies to Mira and even Illythia.

Spartacus Vengeance: Ep. 1 Fugitivus

In this podcast, we discuss our reactions to the new actor playing Spartacus, and also express excitement about being reunited with some characters we have not seen since Kill Them All. Even after a six episode absence of her presence, it turns out that Paul still has calf eyes over Illythia. How deep do her […]

Gods of the Arena: Ep. 6 The Bitter End

In this cast, we mourn what appears to be the last scene with the Medicus, and we talk about Solonius’ transformation into a slick double crosser. We also express our satisfaction with the exciting Royal Rumble and Gannicus’ grand finale finish. After the end music of the podcast, there is a bonus segment for those […]

Gods of the Arena: Ep. 5 Reckoning

Paul explains why he thinks some characters got their just desserts in this episode, and of course the Medicus’ short cameo is talked about at some length.

Gods of the Arena: Ep. 4 Beneath the Mask

In this podcast, we discuss this dark turning point of an episode at length. Within this discussion, Steve and Paul have an interesting conversation on how long hair vs. short hair can have an influence on a man’s bearing. The latter being inspired by Crixus’ frumpy hairdo. Go to Facebook, Twitter, or email at empathospire@gmail […]


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