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Friday, August 30, 2019

[Episode 64] Season 5, Episode 11 of Fear The Walking Dead, "You're Still Here"



We finally got to the bottom of who's been painting those trees: A question that's been burning inside our skulls since this season's #MidSeasonFinale. We're also getting closer to finding out why Logan even needs a "Dick Squad" ...and all the gas.
6 WEEKS LEFT to our #WeAreSQUAWKINGDEAD #TheRoadToTHOUSANDS #Giveaway! Have you entered?!
PLEASE, donate to Rachael Burt's #fundraiser for #StJudes Hospital: every #donation gets us one step closer to SHAVING HER HEAD (like #AlphaTWD)!

David Cameo:
Meg The Geek (Dendy):
Rachael Burt:

  • Why haven't you entered our giveaway?!
  • #CARYL abuse. HUGE shout-out to @JohnnyODell
  • Shut the f*ck up and everybody quits
  • Sept 7th: @Thorgon9 shaves Rachael's head in #SenoiaGA (live on Instagram) for St. Jude's
  • Meg heads to #KeystoneCon. #JasonDavidFrank
  • Wes is perceptive...ly deceptive. And the trees were not #MadisonClark
  • A world without Madison: better or worse? #CaveatEmptor if she returns. #GoT #GameofThrones #BringBackMadison?
  • Excellent visual direction by K.C. Colwell @Knoxcolwell
  • Logan and The Dick Squad = #TheSaviors? Who's in charge?
    • Logan "helping people": The road to #TheCommonwealth
    • CRM responsible for the Nuclear Meltdown? #TheSimpsons
    • Logan seems less Martha-like, this week. "Tick... tick... tick"
  • EXCELLENT #walker work at the beginning, "...you don't want this candy"
  • Appreciating #VictorStrand's growth. Devotion to #AliciaClark
    • Alica's growth and artistry (or was that Matt Sale?)
  • Alicia's trauma: should they have shown flashes from her killing Mel, last season? #TheVultures
  • Wes' desperate need to not care. Sherry? Maybe... there's evidence
  • When is a "Wes" not a Wes? When he's actually Derek. Or mental(/Martha)
  • Alicia's "Sword Thing"... and WES IS MADISON!
  • Wes represents us, the viewer
  • Was this episode filler? Sacrificing stories of some characters for others
    • and the Director of this episode, K.C. Colwell, pops on our #InstagramLive
  • Logan's knowledge of #AltheaSzewczykPrzygocki's tape backups
  • "How many people have you killed?" wait, you ain't #RickGrimes?! TWD parallels
    • Is Wes more concerned with material things?
    • Wes killing his shadow: the value of beauty and the denial in being wrong
    • Wes is totally meta
  • Why does Wes decide to assist Alicia?
    • #ColbyHollman's rapid ascent into #television acting. Shout-Out to @MamaDeadHead & @wallaani
    • The Return of SWORD THING!
  • Meta: "People are people and they're just gonna leave you wanting more."
  • #IfyoureReadingThisYoureStillHere #NoOnesGoneUntilTheyreGone
    • it's not about Madison, but Alicia's own evolution
  • #MorganJones: We (not just he) are not not just the people we've lost
    • will he move towards Grace or madness? His shorter stick is a totem. Or Stick Thing
    • from #ILosePeopleILoseMyself to No One's Gone Until They're Gone... and wedding bands
  • #SneakPeeks: Promiseland? Meet Synagogue
    • Convoy puts up defenses, #DwightTWD likes Sarah's beer
    • #JohnDorie's in peril? #PeterJacobson's hilarious interaction with Charlie. Jewish #FatherGabriel
    • Sarah, "If we go down, we go down with the ship," to Dwight
    • Dwight's asshole. Echoes of #DanielSalazar's eyeroll
    • Synagogue #walkers: you're either in or out!
  • Bluebonnets! What's the purpose? And finding Sherry.
  • The manuscript thief exposes "Wes"
  • MESSAGE US if you have ANY trouble with The Giveaway!
  • Rachael's husband: MADISON IS WITH SHERRY (like a #Negan to Dwight)!

Sunday, August 25, 2019

[Episode 63] Season 5, Episode 10 of Fear The Walking Dead, "210 Words Per Minute"



PHENOMENAL episode centered mostly around #MorganJones & Grace, with a separate - but important - side story concerning #DwightTWD. As of NOW, the floodgates are OPEN: Let the #WeAreSQUAWKINGDEAD #TheRoadToTHOUSANDS #Giveaway BEGIN!
PLEASE, donate to Rachael Burt's #fundraiser for #StJudes Hospital: every #donation gets us one step closer to SHAVING HER HEAD (like #AlphaTWD)!

David Cameo:
Meg The Geek (Dendy):

  • The Road to THOUSANDS is here!
  • @celtictso & Meg finally meet at #MonsterMania ...and (eventually) #StevenYeun & #RyanHurst
    • Pike photo-op at #WSCAtlanta minus #AngusSampson, #BrettButler, and #JoeAndoHirsh
    • #CampMarimacCharityBash's fall bash. #SenoiaGA meetup in September
    • love letter to #KarenDavid. Meeting cast (don't be an asshole)
    • loveletter to Camp Marimac Charity Bash #TWDFamily
    • Dave quits?
  • #Shoutouts at the top: @spira_cosplay_, @zainap.twd.spn.ftwd.caryl, @crazykupkakes28, @xespinosasx, @clout_henry, @wallaani, @wtfnyssa
  • carousel & stars in the opening theme. #Texas & #Nintendo love
  • #DwightTWD's argument to #MorganJones: denying Logan is risky (contrary to their ethos)
    • wanting something you can't have (parallels). #DarylDixon's choice
    • Logan's man flips and dies
  • Morgan like #RickGrimes, "My way or the highway"
  • Tackling Dwight's character change
    • Dwight under #Negan, Morgan under Rick's spell
  • #ShortPeopleProblems: possible Tom & Meg episode
  • Dwight's & Logan's man, like #NaomiLauraJune & Quinn ( #FearTWDseason4), like Morgan & one of The Wolves
  • Dwight & Daryl: #DoubleDragon. shout-out to @Patch471
  • Meg in #TheJerseyShore. #JerseyShore #RealHousewives #RHoNJ
  • Tess has utility. #continuity
  • Not killing Logan, on the move. #MadisonClark
  • Inanimate objects are characters/adversaries
  • #DanielSalazar: #hottake of the week. #Cinnabun #CinnCity #TheBunnery
    • the #EYEROLL: Dwight tells Morgan he let Logan's man go
  • Dwight's haircut: he's trying to live
  • Daniel will be tested: Hates Logan, wants to be the dad #OfeliaSalazar deserved
  • Sympathy for the Martha. #TonyaPinkins #LouDiamondPhillips
  • #CandyBeansies: not sign of Brain Tumor. #BabyShark
  • Grace's condition: would you want to know?
  • Helping Morgan: only thing Grace starts that she can't finish
    • Morgan: opening the door to possibility means opening your heart, too
    • Grace was what Morgan is becoming
  • Deconstructing Morgan, love him or hate him. Morgan does leadership better than Rick
  • Focusing more on smaller clusters. #BottleEpisode
  • Best #walker kill: Dwight. Real insight into Chuck by inference. #JimBrauer
  • Opening from #ATaleOfTwoCities really describes where they are at
  • Producers weren't done with Morgan's story. Will he die at the end of the season?
  • Grace is a #perfectionist. She & Morgan arallel Isabelle & #AltheaSzewczykPrzygocki
    • Morgan needs help saying Goodbye, Grace Needed help saying hello. Their worst fears confirmed
    • #LennieJames for best actor. Wedding Ring in the foreground, Grace in the rearview, crying while driving away.
  • Morgan can't walk the walk
  • Like Dwight, Grace will move on, too. It's not over between Morgan & Grace
  • #SneakPeak: Morgan threatening Logan - not looking good
  • Missing Rachael this episode: #escalaphobia
  • Sneak Peek: #VictorStrand & #AliciaClark episode and missing their connection
    • Wes regrets walking into this situation
    • someone (female?) is being buried... losing people suddenly, like #TravisManawa #ChrisManawa
    • Logan blows a safe... with Althea's tapes?
  • The last lines of A Tale of Two Cities: moving on from war into what looks like peace
    • and who might do it better, Convoy or #TheCommonwealth

Monday, August 19, 2019

[Episode 62] Season 5, Episode 9 of Fear The Walking Dead, "Channel 4"



*CREEEAK* ...it's hard to get back into the swing of things, even after a short break, BUT WE'RE BACK! We're going to announce the details of a BRAND NEW #GIVEAWAY at the top of the show! #WeAreSQUAWKINGDEAD #TheRoadToTHOUSANDS
PLEASE, donate to Rachael Burt's #fundraiser for #StJudes Hospital: every #donation gets us one step closer to SHAVING HER HEAD (like #Alpha)!

David Cameo:
Carol Gallardo:
Rachael Burt:



  • NEW #giveaway: #TheRoadToTHOUSANDS #WeAreSQUAWKINGDEAD
  • #TalkingDead won't even be covering the #SeasonFinale
  • lawsuits might be putting the squeeze on #AMC's finances. #RobertKirkman #DavidAlpert #FrankDarabont
  • #Shoutout to our the winner of the final round of our last giveaway, @TWDMarquand
  • Shout-outs at the top: @WTFNyssa @atodez_atx @eye_in_the_dark2 @atx_og @celtictso
  • Carol's little Natalie started Kindergarten
  • Dave learns how to #hyperlapse while on vacation. #Chile #EasterIsland #RapaNui #Moai #AhuTongariki #Funicular #LosAndes #Portillo
  • Playing #Matchmaker with Meg & Tom
  • Rachael's #Walker-dispatching nails
  • Notable Practical Effects in this heady episode. #DarylMitchell
  • "The Shipping's Ridiculous" T-Shirt! Soon, at the Merch Store
  • Actors filming other actors while acting. Shout-Out to Steady-cam operator, @steadijuan. #DanayGarcia #MaggieGrace
  • Their reason for helping shifts throughout the course of their demonstration video
    • Sherry was #MadisonClark the whole time!
  • #Foodphobia and #Caviar dreams. #qaletaqawalker might be behind the tree messages. #Thanksgiving #Turkey
  • Loving the #JohnDorie #hottakes. #LoveFest is all downhill from here
  • #Luddite AV: #Casette DJs & #VHS editors
  • John is #KevinMalone. #TheOffice #UglyMustard
  • Sarah, "Karma's a bitch, LOGIE!" and CONVOY! #TheSimpsons
  • Carol canNOT hide her eyerolls #NoMoMo
  • #DanielSalazar just wants to give #DwightTWD a haircut; actors trained to not look at the camera, looking at cameras; #MoCollins is a human #muppet
  • A ridiculous Sarah makes her serious scenes more impactful. #TheOrderNetflix #ShitPieALaMode
  • #MorganJones unphased by #MoMo and #LennieJames doesn't drive. Shout-Out to @tiltedtripod1
  • Original impression of Tess: phony. Narrowing down the timeline (via The #AltheaSzewczykPrzygocki Tapes)
    • because we still don't get where we are in relation to TWD! ...not that it really matters.
  • Suspension of disbelief: they could've done a better job of dispatching #Walkers
  • Fear finally steps into "What Comes After": what "peacetime" looks in the #ZombieApocalypse
    • "Take What You Need, Leave What you Don't, Help How You Can."
  • #NaomiLauraJune: Staying in one place to long vs Finding the right place. #AlexandriaSafeZone #TheHilltop #TheOceanside
    • could it be The Mall in the next episode? Sarah may have turned Logan into the new Martha + #TheVultures
    • which gets Dwight captured by them, possibly.
  • #SneakPeak: Grace's fate looks grave, which might be a way for Morgan to say goodbye. #RickGrimes is an asshole
    • but, what would brain-tumor-walker Grace look like?
  • The interplay and evolution of the tree, Madison looking for the good, Morgan's "All life is precious", and Alicia emulating her mother.
  • The Marching Band = The Walking Dead
  • Congrats to Rachael for winning one of @Thorgon9's #WalkerTip T-Shirts. Meet-up, forthcoming

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

[Episode 61] San Diego Comic Con 2019: Just the Trailers, Ma'am



[EDITOR'S NOTE: notes containing [UPDATED] at the beginning indicate an update since podcast release. Enjoy!]
SOOOO sorry about the technical difficulties during [Episode 60]'s #livestream; however, this will allow us to focus on breaking-down JUST the trailers released during #SDCC! #SanDiegoComicCon2019 #SDCC2019
PLEASE, donate to Rachael Burt's #fundraiser for #StJudes Hospital: every #donation gets us one step closer to SHAVING HER HEAD (like #AlphaTWD)!
Take advantage of Meg's latest TWD #giveaway

David Cameo:
Ashley Weidman (Talking Dead's Ultimate Fan 2018):
Meg The Geek (Dendy):
Rachael Burt:

  • #ShoutOuts at the top: @no._.sanctuary, @ironangelcreations, @celtictso, @wallaani
  • Check out the last #blog for all the new SDCC announcements (cast, trailers, debunked rumors, and #news)
  • Remember to enter Meg's giveaway & Rachael's fundraiser: Rachael's is 2/3 funded!
  • Head to TWD's YouTube channel to start watching the #AltheaSzewczykPrzygocki interview tapes:
  • TWD #spinoff working-title: #TWDMonument. Pilot has crazy #Lost vibes.
  • Will Dave go to #NYCC to see Chris' BMNY DeadCast panel?! #NewYorkComicCon #NYCC2019 #NewYorkComicCon2019
    • [UPDATED] ...HE WILL (details, forthcoming)
    • and will Meg abandon her mom on her birthday?! #inquiringminds
  • What should the new Spin-Off be called?
  • [UPDATED] New SQUAWKING DEAD giveaway, forthcoming: The Road to 1000 The Road to THOUSANDS (details forthcoming)
  • FTWD Season 5 B Trailer breakdown!
    • #VictorStrand has #AliciaClark's sword
    • #MorganJones is crying (and #RickGrimes is an asshole)
    • Enter #PeterJacobson: First #Jew in the TWD Universe. #yarmulke
    • Morgan gets dat Grace booty - while burying someone
    • Enter #ColbyHollman (not Heath)
    • Sarah & Dwight, "going down with the ship"
    • the background score is AMAZING. Jumping between camera types, instead of time
    • Dave (et al) laughs hysterically at some "Ugly Mustard" thanks #GarretDillahunt's grampa. #TheOffice #ParksAndRec
    • using birdboxes as perpetual motion walker turbines
    • in praise of and clues contained in #EnglandDan & #JohnFordColey's "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight". #MadisonClark or Sherry?
    • another (beautiful) tree and kind of looks/sounds like an 80s #sitcom opener?!
    • big shout-out to FTWD #DirectorOfPhotography, @adam_suschitzky
    • walkers are finally starting to decay further, like the start of #TWDseason9
    • abandoned mall; #JohnDorie & June in peril. #DeadRising
    • #Judasim confirmed: a #synagogue. Fear's #FatherGabriel?
    • #DanielSalazar & Charlie solidify their relationship
    • "Sometimes you just can't say goodbye" ?!
    • #TWDHighwaymen?! with #ColbyMinifie
    • Logan, "Tell me where the damn oil fields are"
    • Alicia('s butt) & Strand('s skinny jeans) running from/towards something
    • Morgan questions #DwightTWD's loyalty. Morgan getting in Logan's face
    • #Escalaphobia
    • Dwight getting physical (while tied up)
    • enemies of F/TWD have all the guns
    • not a lot of scenes with #LucianaGalvez. #TheFriscoKid
    • #Kippah confirmation
    • "We're not doing careful, we're doing right" 5B way more action-packed than 5A
  • Troll slaying & Nostalgia Porn. #GameOfThrones #Frozen #DonnieDarko #DavidLynch #Avatar
  • Breaking down the Spin-Off #teaser!
    • "What if you lived in a world of safety and decided to leave?" #TheCommonwealth? #AlexaMansour #NicolasCantu
    • Passenger jet shot down by fighter jet: #Althea's 1st tape? #FearTWDseason1
    • #RositaEspinosa & #Siddiq's baby? #AnetteMahendru
    • stunning visuals of ugly past & beautiful present #conceptart
    • Possible meet-up with TWD characters? And zombie children
  • Breaking down the TWD Movie(s) teaser!
    • We're looking at snow & borromean rings (on the helicopter & title)
    • most likely takes place in #CharlotteNC
    • Meg's got a bone to pick about the $$$ waste
    • and #AndrewLincoln is filming another movie: #PenguinBloom
  • Honorable movie/TV mentions #TheWalkingDeader #TheNightEatsTheWorld #FreeFire #BrieLarson #TheWalkingDeceased #TheBoothAtTheEnd #XanderBerkeley #TheBox
  • BREAKING DOWN THE #TWDSEASON10 TRAILER!
    • gross walker, love the watery logo, and is that US?!
    • is that a Cherokee Rose (at the pikes)?!
    • #SilenceTheWhispers
    • #Negan recapping to someone
    • #EugenePorter's CB setup, Rosita crying with her baby
    • Luke's looking lean with his clockblade #DanFogler
    • #JudithGrimes discovers #TheWhisperer mask. #ScoobyDoo
    • Spooky #TWDHenry in #CarolPeletier's vision
    • Siddiq: #PTSD, #SurvivorsGuilt, ressurecting mistrust. #EnidTWD / #KatelynNacon & #TomPayne pissed about their deaths
    • #LydiaTWD stick training and butt. #Aikido?
    • Rosita's in a mood, Negan & Lydia bonding?
    • #DarylDixon FINALLY confronting Negan
    • Daryl, stop beating #ThoraBirch!
    • Getting #Caryl off our chest. Daryl: #ForeverAlone. Shout-Out to @FreakishOrder
    • More #TheOceanside please and who's threatening #AaronTWD with the crowbar? #MaggieRhee? #BetaTWD?
    • "Don't miss Maggie's return!" with a [COUNTDOWN]
    • Negan keeping Judith's promise?
    • #FatherGabriel's PB&J is what we need. #SethGilliam, however...
    • AARON'S ARM/FACE THO, and shout-out to @seemishmo. #EvilDead
    • #Alden needs anti-persperant & Daryl's just hangin back
    • "Scott" #KenrickGreene to return
    • "Gamma" replacement Lydia, wearing Enid's clothing
    • storming the beaches #WonderWoman
    • Gauge and drum barrel shields
    • #Michonne sails away from the show with Scott? Siddiq?
    • #TWDJerry's kids, playing with Judith and #RJGrimes
    • Dante not like the #comicbook
    • there's nothing wrong with Rosita's baby
    • Judith handing Luke a Russian-English Dictionary?
    • Michonne & #KingEzekiel, #LoriGrimes & #ShaneWalsh vibes? IT'S BEEN SIX YEARS! #Michekiel #Carzekiel
    • crossing Alpha's border, defended with guns (bullets?). Carol, "Bitch has to die."
    • recurring (not) background actors? and shout-out to @IAmMarisolCorrea & itsgustavogomez
    • Earl Sutton, getting some shots in and Gauge looks like #RonAndreson Carol with a flamethrower? Whisperers setting fires?
    • Carol ribs Daryl and Michonne with #Lucille could be a dream sequence (AKA Negan) or the price to receive Lucille
  • FearTWD's trailer was CLUTCH. Overall, all these trailers have us PSYCHED about the TWD Universe!
  • We might record an in-person podcast at #WSCAtlanta. And Meg & Dave don't sleep
  • #ScottGimple saved the TWD Universe. #AndreaHarrison #CarlGrimes #ChandlerRiggs #CaileyFleming
  • Dave is AWAY ON VACATION, but we'll be around to cover the #MidseasonPremiere of FearTWD! And Meg is our Slave.