253: Sweating Out The Hot Zone

Extra Hot Great

By Tara Ariano, Sarah D. Bunting, David T. Cole

253: Sweating Out The Hot Zone

Our (lack of?) enthusiasm for National Geographic's account of a late-'80s Ebola outbreak, The Hot Zone, is infectious -- and Kat Angus returns to the podcast to discuss the plague of wigs and clunky dialogue in the docuseries, plus exposition that made us itch and shows we'd rather watch instead. We went around the dial with Dynasty, What/If, Killing Eve, and Lonely Island's Bash Brothers special, and Tara hoped insurance would cover her Canon submission of a second-season GLOWepisode. Chrissy Teigen won (as usual), Adam Levine lost, and a Game Time stuck in the middle of things. Gown up for an all-new Extra Hot (Zone) Great!


SHOW TOPICS

The Hot ZoneDynastyWhat/IfKilling EveThe Lonely Island Presents The Unauthorized Bash Brothers ExperienceThe Canon: GLOW S02.E07: Nothing ShatteredWinner and Loser of the WeekGame Time: TV Infixes


SHOW NOTES

ATX FestivalThe Best Evidence newsletterI Hate It But I Love ItAdam Levine is a big old babyPhoto: National Geographic


DISCUSSION

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