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Taboo FX

Can't get enough "Taboo" on FX? Dive deeper into the mysteries of Tom Hardy's thrilling TV series with weekly Instacasts and follow-up analysis of each episode. Following on the heels of their hit "Westworld" podcast, the Shat on TV team works with the audience to explain every twist and turn through interactive episodes and well-researched insights.

Jan 27, 2017

After last week's debut episode of River Rants, the floodgates opened and a heavy flow of "Taboo" viewer mail overflowed our inbox. Scotland Yard was not yet around in 1814, but that didn't stop #ShatNation from trying to solve the puzzle that is Tom Hardy's hit series. 

Our listeners share their detailed timelines of...

Jan 25, 2017

Taboo just threw us all for a loop. Just when we thought we had it figured out, James Keziah Delaney's mother bursts into the narrative, then more hallucinations, then he makes out with his sister, Zilpha.

Wanna talk about the fireplace scene, Lorna Bow's abduction or whether menstruation is a proper dinnertime topic?...

Jan 21, 2017

You wanted a "Taboo" viewer mail show, well now you've got it. Catch this debut episode of River Rants, a weekly supplement to the Taboo FX podcast.

Hear more about James Keziah Delaney's diamonds, Godfrey the scribe's covert activities, Zilpha's incestuous allure, Tom Hardy's sexy sweat and one viewer's big question:...

Jan 17, 2017

"Taboo" is another victory for the BBC and FX, based on debut ratings. Let's review the new characters and examine James Keziah Delaney's motives in paying his father's debts and standing a little too close to his sister, Zilpha.

American fans fire your guns in celebration and English fans spit out your fancy teas as...

Jan 10, 2017

"Taboo" exploded onto our screens with murder, nightmare, necromancy, prostitution and testicular threats. We knew Tom Hardy would be a beastly, brooding, mysterious James Keziah Delaney, but we didn't know "Taboo" would be something rare on FX: a murder mystery.

Join the Shat on TV crew as we introduce the characters,...