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WILD WILD PODCAST #42: Negan Swings and Hits a Double in THE WALKING DEAD’s Brutal Season 7 Premiere

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“It’s my party, and I’ll crack someone’s skull open if I want to.”

 

Welcome to the WILD WILD PODCAST #42

Join Geek Outlaw & co-host Spunky Destructor as we try to console each other and make sense of the brutal events which took place in the seventh season premiere of The Walking Dead.

(WARNING: “Mind blowing” spoilers within.)

LISTEN HERE! —>  Wild Wild Podcast #42

 

Yeah, so that just happened. Twice.

They were the swings heard (and seen) around the world as the wildly anticipated season seven premiere of The Walking Dead aired this past Sunday after a long summer of chatter regarding Lucille’s eventual victim.

 

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Now up to bat for the Chicago Cubs…

 

If you’re an avid and up-to-date reader of the graphic novel like myself, the episode was payoff and then some for the book’s most excruciating event which transpired in issue 100.

If you didn’t even know there was a comic book and you watch the series, chances are you’re probably checking Yelp right about now for the best local psychiatrist.

 

Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan, Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes - The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

Sorry Rick, there’s a new sheriff in town. (See what I did there?)

 

Either way, nothing could (or can) prepare you for what took place during the series’ seventh season premiere. Being the gluttons for punishment that we are, both the Destructor and I viewed the episode twice… within a twelve hour period. That should all but confirm our questionable mental states prior to watching the premiere in the first place.

Mental stability aside, from this point on the series will never be the same. Much like issue 100 forever changed The Walking Dead comic storyline, this seventh opener achieved the same for the television series.

 

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The grin that pissed off 17 million plus premiere night viewers.

 

Credit should be given to all involved for creating an episode that delivered intensity along with eliciting an emotional response from every major known category minus happiness. Be it anger, sadness, frustration, hopelessness, and nausea, the audience was taken on a ride that only quaaludes and elephant tranquilizers could tame.

With that, I’ll leave the rest of my thoughts and spoilers to the podcast. The good news is, Spunky Destructor and I will either bring some laughs and levity to the somberness being felt across The Walking Dead universe, or we will make you even more queasy than the premiere itself. Either way, you’ve got nothing to lose. (With the possible exception of your last meal.)

 

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Something tells me that isn’t strawberry jam.

Join Geek Outlaw & co-host Spunky Destructor as we try to console each other and make sense of the brutal events which took place in the seventh season premiere of The Walking Dead.

(WARNING: “Mind blowing” spoilers within.)

LISTEN HERE! —>  Wild Wild Podcast #42

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