Hype Podcast

Episode #93 – How Do You Say ‘Meme’?

Hosted by Pamela Gocobachi, Selina Wilken, Tariq Kyle, Kristen Krantz

March 31, 2016

NOTE: Unfortunately this podcast episode had some audio issues, and we debated not putting it up, but ultimately decided to go for it anyway rather than skip a week. Apologies!

This week on Hype, the hosts debate the merits of Zack Snyder directing Justice League, Wentworth Miller’s anti-fat shaming message, the fallout from The 100‘s recent controversy and lots more.

Hot on Hypable:
– Kyle visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!
– Kristen read Nowhere but Here and Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry
Selina read Neil Gaiman’s American Gods
Pam went to WonderCon and had a WonderFul time.

– Fans have made petitions to get Zack Snyder booted out of the DC ‘vers
– Kristen is intrigued by the Alice Through the Looking Glass trailer
Annihilation unites a team of female scientists who may or may not be rescuing Oscar Isaac, and we can’t wait!
– First look at Finding Dory has us hyped
– Gen Z has been branded “The Katniss Generation,” for depressing reasons
– Some new info about the Chamber of Secrets: Illustrated Edition has been unveiled
– Kyle is excited to see Jenna Coleman in Victoria, the Queen Victoria miniseries
– Instagram now supports longer videos, which is great news for us!
– Wentworth Miller takes a stand against fat-shaming meme, and we all cry.

TV Show of the Week:
– Selina has finally caught up with UnREAL, and loved it… mostly
– Kyle and Kristen gush about the Supergirl/Flash team-up
– Pam is up to date on The Walking Dead, and can’t understand why nobody else is
– She also caught a glimpse at the Preacher pilot!

In Listener Feedback we dive into some of the recent controversies surrounding The 100 and Teen Wolf, and give some info on our next Gilmore Girls podcast special.

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