Don't Encourage Us

Don't Encourage Us is a podcast that explores the weird and wonderful world of creative ideas with two clever and quick-witted hosts. Their discussions range from thought-provoking analyses to hilarious and irreverent takes on fiction in all its forms. With a razor-sharp sense of humor and a deep appreciation for the power of storytelling, these hosts are sure to keep you entertained and engaged from start to finish. So, if you're looking for a podcast that will challenge your assumptions, expand your horizons, and make you laugh along the way, look no further than Don't Encourage Us. And ChatGPT wrote that description so don't get mad at the hosts if it's all lies...

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h3m. Bisher sind 43 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 21 hours 44 minutes


episode 23: Black Mirror Season 6 (2023)

Our hosts are back and ready to risk their sanity to dissect the sixth season of the Netflix sensation, Black Mirror, and its unsettling visions of the past, present, and future. Is this season a winner? Step through the scary door and find out...


 September 18, 2023  1h5m

episode 22: One Cut of the Dead (2017) with Actor Matthew Baughman

In this horrifying episode, the hosts are joined by the talented actor Matthew Baughman, offering unique insights into the sensational 2017 film "One Cut of the Dead." With its innovative take on the zombie genre, the film's single-take and clever narrative twists have left an indelible mark on cinema...


 September 11, 2023  1h0m

episode 21: You Season 4 (2023) and We Have a Ghost (2023)

From the podcast that won't die comes a discussion of the gripping 4th season of the Netflix psychological thriller series "You" and the, oh let's say 'quirky' Netflix movie "We Have a Ghost." Do you know the local real estate regulations regarding the disclosure of violent deaths in a home for sale? Well, neither did our hosts, and the truth brings new meaning to the phrase 'This house has good bones...' (cue Crypt Keeper cackle).


 September 4, 2023  59m

episode 20: Promoting your work at conventions with Author Kenneth Meade and Revenge of the Cocaine Werewolf

One host this week with a guest author talking about promoting your work at conventions. We talk about experiences at Sci Fi / Fantasy conventions, how to promote your work at them, which ones to go to, and what it’s like interacting with fans, well, a fan. The discussion dives into an artist's motivation as well as how promoting can push you further and sometimes slow you down...


 August 28, 2023  47m

episode 19: Amazon Original Series: Invincible (2021-) and The Cocaine Werewolf

Are you getting tired of the MCU, the DCU, and shiny, happy endings? Refresh your love of superheroes, drama, and blood & gore with the hosts of Don't Encourage US as they do a deep dive into the thrilling and thought-provoking Amazon Prime Video series, "Invincible" by Robert Kirkman. Join them as they explore the show's complex characters, complex storylines, and dramatic twists...


 August 21, 2023  1h1m

episode 18: Story Break: Hijacked!

Set within the confined walls of a commercial airplane, tensions soar as a battle of wits unfolds between a resourceful passenger and a group of desperate hijackers. With each twist and turn, our hosts navigate the treacherous terrain of suspense, exploring the psychological depths of the characters while keeping listeners riveted throughout their heart-pounding pitch...


 August 14, 2023  1h3m

episode 17: The Destroyer Series and Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

In this thrilling episode, our hosts dive deep into a captivating mix of crime, suspense, and action...


 August 7, 2023  1h28m

episode 16: Chrysalis (2020) from the Dust Network

Join our hosts on a mind-bending journey from post-apocalyptic America to the outer reaches of the Universe as they discuss racist zombies, satanic AI, alien genocide, and sewing. Listen and be amused as they discuss episodes 3 and 4 of HBO's The Last of Us, the plus and minus of Artificial Intelligence, and the audio drama "Chrysalis" by SH Serrano, which ChatGPT described as "an underground audio drama gem where a sentient burrito takes on the role of vigilante detective." Seriously.


 July 31, 2023  1h32m

episode 15: HBO's The Last of Us (2023-)

This week our hosts offer a look ahead at future episodes of Don't Encourage Us that will cover Remo Williams (1985), Columbus Day (2017), Chrysalis (2020), One Cut of the Dead (2019), and Invincible (2021), and then they delve into the two launch episodes of the widely-praised HBO series, The Last of Us (2023-), starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey...


 July 24, 2023  1h15m

episode 14: Story Break: Jagged

In this genre-spanning episode, the hosts delve into the fascinating origins of creative ideas and everyday choices; they explore the ever-evolving landscape of the restaurant business; they dissect the hilarious world of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"; and they reflect on the tragic murder of comedy legend Phil Hartman...


 July 17, 2023  1h9m