Episode 11: Future tense
Published: December 5, 2021
Andy examines the stories Survivor 41 has presented so far about the six remaining contestants, and what that tells us about their futures in the game. He also explores the future of twists in the show, and other tense topics.
Episode 10: Let me count the ways
Published: November 28, 2021
Andy presents a 13-point enumeration — from casting to gameplay to editing and storytelling — of the reasons why this episode, "Baby with a Machine Gun," was an all-time great episode of Survivor.
Episode 9: Killer quotes
Published: November 21, 2021
Andy celebrates the episode's bevy of delectable verbiage, from a couple of potential winner's quotes to obvious cringe content, to others in between, and looks at how they tell us about what's actually going on in the game.
Episode 8: Dysfunction junction
Published: November 14, 2021
While Survivor 41's merge tribe finally has a name and buffs, they're far from unified. This week, Andy turns his attention to the group dynamics (testy) and relationships (crumbling), and where those factors suggest the game is heading.
Episode 7: Clarity
Published: November 9, 2021
Andy attempts to deconvolute the tapestry of whispers and provide a clear-eyed perspective on who's in trouble, who's in command, and the actual monster is after Episode 7's chaotic Tribal goings-on.
Episode 6: Let me explain
Published: November 3, 2021
Andy Baker returns to take stock of a convoluted season and its 12 remaining players, and even comes up with a potential boot order (future twists notwithstanding).
Baker When he’s not blogging about
Survivor, Andy Baker helps run a Survivor-based LRG and is
podcasting about TV shows. Which is to say he spends
entirely too much time in front of the TV, typing on his
laptop and muttering about bad narrative decisions.
Andy can be found on twitter: @B13pod.