Hype Podcast

Episode #140 – The Lion Queen

Hosted by Selina Wilken, Pamela Gocobachi, Marama Whyte

April 6, 2017

This week’s Hype Podcast talks The Lion King, 13 Reasons Why, Spider-Man: Homecoming, American Gods and much more.

If you like what you hear, consider supporting Hype Podcast on Patreon for even more pop culture content and special features! This week’s bonus discussion is about the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why (spoiler-free, because one of us has only seen half of it). Thanks to everyone who’s supported us so far!

How We Hype:
– Marama’s listened to the S-Town podcast and reviews the books The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli, The Secret Science of Magic by Melissa Keil and The Trials of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan
– Pam went to see Power Rangers and recommends Bleacher’s “Don’t Take The Money”
– Selina’s seen the first episode of American Gods, coming to Starz April 21.

News:
– Beyoncé may join The Lion King live-action remake
– There’s a new Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer, and some talk of how long this Spidey will stay in the MCU
– Joss Whedon might write and direct the Batgirl movie for Warner Bros. and we obviously have some thoughts about that
– The new Handmaid’s Tale trailer is amazing
– The first Game of Thrones season 7 trailer is also great… but what’s with that music?
Doctor Who announces that Bill will be the first openly gay companion
The Mindy Project will end after season 6 :(
– There’s news about the That’s So Raven spinoff
Wynonna Earp season 2 has a trailer, and will premiere in June
– Harry Styles to debut solo music on Saturday Night Live
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child unveils brand new cast — so will there be a recording with the original actors?

TV Show of the Week:
– Since we’ve done a longer Patreon segment on 13 Reasons Why Pam only touches on it briefly here
The 100‘s latest episode was its best yet, according to Selina
– Marama has watched I Ship It on CW Seed and thinks you should, too!

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