Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 97: 'American Horror Story,' 'The League,' 'Breaking Bad' & more

Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 97: 'American Horror Story,' 'The League,' 'Breaking Bad' & more

Dan and Alan also review Martin Scorsese's George Harrison documentary and talk 'Arrested Development' rumors


It's finally time for the Firewall & Iceberg Podcast to answer the most important question about fall TV: how awesome is the "American Horror Story" font? And should we even call it a font? Dan and I answer those questions and many more as we discuss: 

"American Horror Story" - 00:40 - 17:25
"George Harrison: Living in the Material World" -- 17:25 - 28:45
"The League" -- 28:45 - 36:00
Listener Mail - "Arrested Development" movie -- 36:15 - 42:00
Listener Mail - Future "Louie"s -- 42:00 - 49:45
Listener Mail - Crippling implausibilities -- 49:45 - 54:35
"Breaking Bad" - 54:40 - 01:08:00
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<p>Margot Robbie in &quot;Pan Am.&quot;</p>

Margot Robbie in "Pan Am."

Credit: ABC

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The second episode largely follows up on stories from the pilot

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<p>Will (Josh Charles)&nbsp;and Alicia (Julianna Margulies)&nbsp;took on the British legal system on &quot;The Good Wife.&quot;</p>

Will (Josh Charles) and Alicia (Julianna Margulies) took on the British legal system on "The Good Wife."

Credit: CBS

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Eli and Kalinda finally meet, and some other things happen

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<p>Walt (Bryan Cranston)&nbsp;has a plan on &quot;Breaking Bad.&quot;</p>

Walt (Bryan Cranston) has a plan on "Breaking Bad."

Credit: AMC

'Breaking Bad' - 'End Times': An appropriate reponse?

The murder plots mount in a fantastically tense episode

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<p>Bryan Greenberg and Victor Rasuk in &quot;How to Make It in America.&quot;</p>

Bryan Greenberg and Victor Rasuk in "How to Make It in America."

Credit: HBO

'How to Make It in America' - 'I'm Good': Big in Japan

Ben and Cam are back for more harmless adventures in the New York fashion scene

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<p>Damian Lewis in &quot;Homeland.&quot;</p>

Damian Lewis in "Homeland."

Credit: Showtime

'Homeland' - 'Pilot': Tie a yellow ribbon

What did everybody think of the new Showtime thriller?

I posted my review of "Homeland" on Friday, and I mostly want to use this post as an excuse to let the rest of you discuss the first episode, but I have a couple of specific thoughts on it that I'll give just as soon as I take off my engagement ring...

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<p>Ray (Thomas Jane)&nbsp;and Tanya (Jane Adams)&nbsp;contemplate a new business venture on &quot;Hung.&quot;</p>

Ray (Thomas Jane) and Tanya (Jane Adams) contemplate a new business venture on "Hung."

Credit: HBO

Season premiere review: 'Hung': The secret of our success

Ray and Tanya finally get their act together as the third season begins

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<p>Margaret (Kelly Macdonald)&nbsp;enjoys a nice meal on &quot;Boardwalk Empire.&quot;</p>

Margaret (Kelly Macdonald) enjoys a nice meal on "Boardwalk Empire."

Credit: HBO

'Boardwalk Empire' - 'Ourselves Alone': I can't get no satisfaction

Many people try to demonstrate their power, but only some actually have it

A review of tonight's "Boardwalk Empire" coming up just as soon as I fall into the shoe polish...

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<p>Dexter (Michael C. hall)&nbsp;back in action for season 6.</p>

Dexter (Michael C. hall) back in action for season 6.

Credit: Showtime

'Dexter' - 'Those Kinds of Things': Stop. Hammer time

Dexter attends his high school reunion

A quick review of the "Dexter" season premiere coming up just as soon as I'm the future or boring...

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<p>The Doctor (Matt Smith)&nbsp;in the &quot;Doctor Who&quot;&nbsp;season finale.</p>

The Doctor (Matt Smith) in the "Doctor Who" season finale.

Credit: BBC

'Doctor Who' - 'The Wedding of River Song': All at once

The Doctor confronts the Silence with a little help from his friends

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