Original Content podcast: If you havent watched Succession yet, what are you even doing?

Youve probably already heard that HBOs Succession (which recently completed its second season) is amazing. And as three East Coast tech reporters, we were probably the easiest targets for the shows many charms.
Still, we felt like we had to talk about it. In fact, our Succession review on this episode of the Original Content podcast is perhaps our most epic discussion so far. And we probably would have gone for even longer, if we thought anyone would still be listening.
The series revolves around the Roy family, whose patriarch Logan Roy (played by Brian Cox) founded and still leads the Waystar Royco media empire. Throughout the course of the two seasons, his four children heir apparent Kendall (Jeremy Strong), political fixer Shiv (Sarah Snook), snarky smart aleck Roman (Kieran Culkin) and libertarian weirdo Connor (Alan Ruck) all take turns vying for their fathers attention and scheming against him.
All three of us loved Succession, but even without a long argument about the shows merits, there was still plenty for us to debate: How a story with such morally bankrupt characters can still be so compelling, to what extend those characters are motivated by love versus hate versus greed (and whether they can even tell the difference) and who, in the end, deserves to sit on the corporate throne.
We also discuss next weeks launch of Disney+ and Apple TV+, and which shows were most excited about finally watching.
You can listen in the player below, subscribe using Apple Podcastsor find us in your podcast player of choice. If you like the show, please let us know by leaving a review on Apple. You can also send us feedback directly. (Or suggest shows and movies for us to review!)
And if you want to skip ahead, heres how the episode breaks down:

0:00 Intro

0:41 Apple/Disney discussion

10:16 Succession spoiler-free review

25:50 Succession spoiler discussion
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