Hype Podcast

Episode #45 – Cringe-Watching

Hosted by Selina Wilken, Tariq Kyle, Pamela Gocobachi, Marama Whyte

April 22, 2015

Hype is Hypable’s flagship podcast, and we cover all the biggest news from a variety of fandoms. This week we focus on the Star Wars and Batman v Superman trailers, discuss the Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel director shake-ups, and of course share our views on the Full House reboot.

We’re also very excited to announce that we have a Twitter account! This is where we’ll share more info about our recommendations and what we’re up to, fandom-wise, and where you can share your own thoughts on big pop culture stories! Follow us @HypableHYPE.

– Chewie, we’re home! We start our news segment this week with the second Star Wars trailer.
– Does the Batman vs Superman trailer dispel our worries about DC’s Next Big Thing?
– There’s a new Tomorrowland trailer, and we have no idea what’s going on…
– Ian McKellen promises us the true story of Sherlock Holmes in new Mr. Holmes trailer
– And speaking of awesome people, Ian McKellen describes the Beauty and the Beast table read
– Ewan McGregor completes the ridiculously prestigious Beauty and the Beast cast, and he can sing!
Wonder Woman loses its director, gains a new one… really, really quickly
Captain Marvel has an all-female writing team (yay), Angelina Jolie might direct (…yay?)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff to star Mockingbird and Lance Hunter
Daredevil gets season 2 and new showrunners
– Everywhere you look, everywhere a remake! Netflix announces Full House spin-off
– Zachary Levi to host Geeks Who Drink game show on Syfy. We’re all signing up, right?
– Anna Kendrick, daughter of Tina Fey, is writing a book!

TV Show of the Week:
– Selina watched Game of Thrones! But no one else did, boo
– Kyle and Pam want EVERYONE to watch My Mad Fat Diary

How We Hype:
The 100 Charity Project perfectly directs fan passion towards a good cause
– Kyle is finally reading Ready Player One
– Marama cries over The Daily Show
– Pam and Marama have music recs for us! Panic! At the Disco and Laura Marling get us through the week

Listener Feedback:
– Marama directs us to her River Song-rants
– Selina and Pam have an iZombie-themed Talks of Camelot reunion, yaaaayyy!

And this Friday, we’ll be recording our Hype Special, all about Avengers: Age of Ultron. Follow us on Twitter for more on that, as well as more in-depth info about our recommendations.

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