Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Episode 85 - Do It

Has the finale of season 5 of AMC's the Walking Dead turned into a Nike commercial?  You might thinks so if you only saw the concluding scene, but it was a solid wrap-up to the most consistently excellent season the show has had so far. We finally learn of the mysterious "wolves" and we even see a few of them, though we only have a hint at their craftiness and their ruthless ways. People die..several of them. Attempts are made on the lives of even more people, and many, many lies are told.  We see characters wish for death and lay amongst the dead, and we hear people regret how they've behaved and wish for an end to the deceit. Listen as we vigorously discuss the episode and let us know what you thought by writing to mail@z-realm.com or by leaving a message on our Facebook page.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Episode 84 - People Always Die

After skipping a week, the Z-Realm returns and looks at the two latest episodes from season 5 of AMC's the Walking Dead. We start with episode 14, titled "Spend". With the extremely grisly deaths of some key cast-members, this was a very disturbing episode. Directed by Jennifer Lynch ( daughter of David ), it packs an emotional as well as visceral punch. You don't have to listen very closely to hear Marty be TOTALLY wrong about who Abraham hooks up with, but please forgive him, gin was involved.  We follow that up with episode 15, titled "Try" where bonds are made and broken, and where Rick finally unravels in front of all the residents of Alexandria.  After this we focus on a hugely-broad variety of topics, from the Bechdel Test, to Madam Secretary, to car insurance. By the way, I heard you can save 15% just by switching to Zombco.  Let us know what you thought of these two episodes of the TV show, and also what you thought of the podcast by writing to mail@z-realm.com or by posting a message on our Facebook page.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Episode 83 - Unbuttoned

Season 5 of AMC's the Walking Dead shambles powerfully forward with episode 13, "Forget". We talk at length about the episode and  theorize about what may or may not be going on behind the scenes in Alexandria. We then turn our attention to other media and the rants begin!  Let us know what you thought of the episode by writing to mail@z-realm.com or by posting a message on our Facebook page.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Episode 82 - Inside the Wall

Season 5 of AMC's the Walking Dead, soldiers on, and so does the Z-Realm Podcast!  This time we deal with episode 12, titled "Remember". We finally get to see who and what is behind the walls at Alexandria. We meet LOTS of new characters and we watch our crew as the struggle with assimilation.  The pace is very different in this one, but it was consistently interesting to see these fish out of water. Later in the show we bid a tearful farewell to the one and only, Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy. Let us know what you thought of the episode by sending email to mail@z-realm.com or by posting a message on our Facebook page.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Episode 81 - A Time to Believe

We are back again, for more of AMC's The Walking Dead.  This time we are looking at Season 5, episode 11, The Distance.  Faced with newcomer Aaron, the crew has to decide whether to trust him or not, and this is the crux of the majority of the episode.  Due to a failure of batteries, the show is cut-short so you will miss a few nuggets of wisdom from the staff here at Z-Realm Industries...
What IS here however is essential stuff, so start listening!
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Episode 80 - Rock Bottom


What does despair look like? It looks like episode 10 of season 5 of AMC's the Walking Dead. Titled "Them", it sees the cast pushed into some of the darkest inner-territory that they have faced so far. They are broken emotionally and empty, unable to feel and finding themselves just wanting it all to stop, regardless of the cost. It is a serious bummer but there is, perhaps a glimpse of light at the end of this bleak tunnel. Let us know what your thoughts were on the show by writing to mail@z-realm.com or by posting a message on the Facebook page.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Episode 79 - High Cost of Staying Alive

Are you ready to pay the high cost of staying alive? Are you ready for  the next episode of the Z-Realm podcast? Are you ready for some footballAMC's The Walking Dead has returned for the second half of season 5 with episode 9 "What Happened and What's Going On".  This was a real downer of an episode, with big changes coming to the cast and big tears coming from our faces. We say goodbye to a fan-favorite who goes out with a heroic flourish and a vicious battle. We remember other fallen cast members and wonder about what is to come. Let us know what you thought of the show and of the episode by sending email to mail@z-realm.com or by posting a message on our Facebook page.