The Fauxworthy Podcast

Bryan Faux and Taylor Gaines are here to guide you through a crowded TV landscape. Their credentials: True storytellers (journalists).

Ep. 57: ‘Survivor’ Game Changers: Finale Preview

 

Taylor, Ty and Levi return to talk about what they missed over the last few weeks (5:00), rank the final six of the season (10:35) and discuss the big problem with “Survivor: Gamechangers” (24:00). They also give their final predictions (31:40) and preview next season’s theme (33:45).

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As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Ep. 56: ‘Survivor’ Week 8: Sunday Returns

 

Friend of the Pod Sunday Burquest joins Taylor and Ty to break down the latest episode of “Survivor: Gamechangers.” They discuss every crucial detail, including Debbie’s wild accusations toward Sarah (6:15), how hard it is to return to normal life after “Survivor” (11:30), the balance between playing hard and not playing hard enough (28:00), and Sunday’s reaction to Varner’s outing of Zeke as transgender earlier this season (38:20).

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As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Ep. 55: ‘Survivor’ Week 7: Chaos/Cowardice

 

Taylor and Ty try to put a bow on last week’s episode (2:00), talk about why Taylor’s a genius (3:00), look at the early returns from the Game Changers jury (20:00), and figure out the meaning behind Hali’s shakedown offer (26:00).

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As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Ep. 54: ‘Survivor’ Week 6: The Aftermath

 

Taylor, Levi and Ty discussing Varner’s outing of Zeke as transgender, sort through all of the questions it raises and try to figure out where things go from here.

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As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Talk to each other.

Ep. 53: ‘Survivor’ Week 5: The Nuku Coup

 

Long live the queen. Sandra falls, Tai stumbles and Debbie relaxes. Taylor and Tai are back to talk about a landscape-shifting episode of Survivor 34. They start with a fantasy update and discuss their rapidly improving prognostication skills (3:15). Then, they reveal their Week Five Power Rankings, which might include an appearance from someone you won’t expect (4:55). After that, the guys devote five minutes to the queen (10:00), talk about the person with no chance of winning and whether or not he’s actually a genius (16:30), break down Debbie’s “Exile” getaway (21:35), and talk about Jeff Probst’s failures so far this season (26:00). Finally, they reveal their Pretentious Social Takeaways of the Week (26:45), look toward next week (29:30) and drop a podcast recommendation for everyone (33:30).

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As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Come back next time.

Ep. 52: ‘Survivor’ Week 4: Queen Stays Queen

 

Honor thy mother or father. This week: Mother. Taylor’s mom joins him and Ty to break down the latest hour of Survivor 34. Taylor drops a quick fantasy update to start things off (2:35) before they get into 5 Minutes on Stupid JT (7:35), the People With No Chance of Winning (13:00), Debbie’s total meltdown (16:00), the season as a whole so far (23:00) and the Jeff Probst Moment of the Week (25:45). Finally, they announce their Pretentious Social Takeaways (27:00) and look forward to a week that promises a returning Survivor, a tribe switch-up and a trip to Exile Island (30:15).

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As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Ep. 51: ‘Survivor’ Week 3: Double Tribal

 

The “Survivor” After Dark edition. Taylor, Ty and Levi are back to break down a confusing episode of contrived twists and turns. They start with a Fantasy update that highlights their poor prediction skills (2:15) and then talk about the crazy tribal council (3:40). Next, they reveal their weekly power rankings and discuss Levi’s inexplicable top-spot holder and the failure of the Tabua tribe (8:30). They also give five minutes to Malcolm (16:35), decide which people have no chance of possibly winning (21:45), pick their Jeff Probst Moments of the Week (23:35) and dole out their Pretentious Social Takeaways from Week 3 (25:30).

You can find all of our previous podcasts on our website, TheFauxworthyPodcast.com and on iTunes. Subscribe, rate, and review!

As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Until next time, blindfold followers.

Ep. 50: “Survivor” Week 2: Poor Tai

 

Goat mommies and goat babies can live their lives however they want. On this week’s episode, Taylor, Ty and Levi break down the atypical second episode of “Survivor” Season 34. They start things off with a Fantasy Survivor update (1:10) before discussing the massive blow to Ty’s team (2:10) and revealing their power rankings for the week (3:30). Then they spend 5 Minutes On … Caleb (11:25), unveil their to-be-named You Have No Chance Rankings (17:10) and talk about the ethical dilemmas of Goat Bambi (24:45). Finally, they talk about the switch to three tribes (29:15), look forward to next week (35:10), and reveal their Pretentious Social Takeaways of the Podcast from the episodeĀ (37:10).

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As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Tune in next week! Maybe you can get invited to Levi’s party…

 

Ep. 49: “Survivor” Gamechangers Week 1 Recap: The Queen

 

The March madness is real. “Survivor” is back, and Taylor and Ty are teaming up to discuss all the exciting developments from the two-hour premiere of “Survivor” Season 34. First, they cover their Fantasy Survivor draft and run through the teams (1:45) and explain the trademarked, copyrighted, genius scoring system and rules (9:30). Then, the guys talk about their biggest takeaways from the first episode (11:30), the explosive ending between Sandra and Tony (16:05), whether old Jeff Probst is back (19:40), and begin their season-long quest to devote five minutes to each expelled castaway, starting with Ciera (20:55) and followed by Tony (26:00). Last, they look forward to the early-season tribe mix-up and discuss some other change-ups the game is trying to implement in its old age (31:15).

You can find all of our previous podcasts on our website, TheFauxworthyPodcast.com and on iTunes. Subscribe, rate, and review! We are also a proud member of the Establishing Shot Podcast Network.

As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

Ep. 48: Hitting the Nail on the Nose

 

It’s review time! The guys have seen the first four episodes of ABC’s “American Crime,” and on the heels of last night’s premiere, it’s time to talk about it. Bryan and Taylor discuss whether watching the show tackle issues is “enjoyable” (3:30), and Taylor somehow compares it to “Supergirl” (5:15). They also discuss the show feeling disjointed in the early-going (7:30), which show within the show is the best show (9:30), what the title means (13:00), and why the show is important (15:30).

You can find all of our previous podcasts on our website, TheFauxworthyPodcast.com and on iTunes. Subscribe, rate, and review! We are also a proud member of the Establishing Shot Podcast Network.

As always, thanks to Levi Bradford for the theme song. You can find his music at poblano.bandcamp.com.

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