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The Churn: A Podcast About The Expanse

The Churn is SYFY WIRE's episode by episode breakdown of Amazon Prime's The Expanse featuring the talents of Ana Marie Cox and Dan Drezner who dissect the intricate plots of the show and analyze them through the lens of political science.

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Season 4, Episode 1 - "New Terra" (with Dan Drezner)

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by political scientist Dan Drezner to talk through the plot of season four episode one of Amazon's The Expanse. Tune in to hear all about new worlds and New Terra.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

43mins

7 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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Wes Chatham (Amos Burton) on Season 4

Host Ana Marie Cox sits down with Wes Chatham who plays Amos in Amazon's The Expanse. They talk about Amos as a character and his potential for growth and about the work that went on behind the scenes that allowed Wes to help bring Amos to life. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

25mins

17 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Burn Gorman (Adolphus Murtry) and Ty Franck (Writer) on Season 4

Host Ana Marie Cox sits with Burn Gorman to talk about his experience playing bad guys, the similarities he sees between The Expanse and the 'old west' and his character's relationship to the others on the show. Ana is also joined by Ty Franck who writes and produces the TV show and speaks about the show's new landscape. Enjoy this spoiler-free conversation!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

36mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Season 4, Episode 2 - "Jetsam" (with Dan Drezner)

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by Dan Drezner to recap and discuss Amazon's The Expanse Season 4, Episode 2: "Jetsam." Tune in to hear all about a mission to mars and the rising tensions amongst the Belters.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

48mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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Cas Anvar (Alex Kamal) & Dominique Tipper (Naomi Nagata) on Season 4

Ana Marie Cox is joined by Cas Anvar and Dominique Tipper who play Alex Kamal and Naomi Nagata respectively on Amazon's The Expanse. They talk about The Expanse, race, class and even a touch a bit on politics off the set.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

24mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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Steven Strait (Jim Holden) on Season 4

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by Steven Strait who plays Jim Holden in Amazon's The Expanse. Together they talk about Jim's choices, self awareness, and his role as the reluctant hero finding his place.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

28mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Season 4, Episode 3 - "Subduction" (with Dan Drezner)

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by political scientist Dan Drezner to talk through "Subduction", Episode 3 of Amazon Prime's The Expanse's fourth season. Tune in to hear all about Bobbie's quest to find a missing person on Mars and Naomi's struggle on the planet.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

38mins

14 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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Season 4 Episode 5 - "Oppressor" (with Dan Drezner)

Join host Ana Marie Cox as she and political scientist Dan Drezner talk through Episode 5 of Amazon's The Expanse's fourth season. Tune in to hear about Holden coming clean regarding a secret and an emergency on the Roci.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

36mins

21 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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Season 4 Episode 10: "Cibola Burn" (with Dan Drezner)

Join host Ana Marie Cox and political scientist Dan Drezner as they talk through Season 4 finale of Amazon's The Expanse. Tune in to hear more about Avasarala's political and personal life coming together and how "anything can be a weapon."See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

45mins

6 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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Season 4 Episode 8 - "The One Eyed Man" (with Dan Drezner)

Join host Ana Marie Cox and political scientist Dan Drezner as they talk through Season 4 Episode 8 of Amazon's The Expanse. Tune in to hear about how to campaign for elections in space and Holden's new position of power on Ilus.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

53mins

30 Jan 2020

Rank #10

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Season 4 Episode 9 - "Saeculum" (with Dan Drezner)

Join host Ana Marie Cox and political scientist Dan Drezner as they talk through The Expanse Season 4, Episode 9. Tune in to learn about the latest happenings on Ilus and hear Ana and Dan delve into who or what Proto-Miller really is.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

37mins

4 Feb 2020

Rank #11

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Naren Shankar (Executive Producer) on Season 4

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by one of The Expanse's producers Naren Shankar to talk about where the show has been and where it is going. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

16mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #12

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Season 4 Episode 7 - "A Shot in the Dark" (with Dan Drezner)

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by political scientist Dan Drezner to talk about The Expanse Season 4, Episode 7.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

32mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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Season 4, Episode 4 - "Retrograde" (with Dan Drezner)

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by political scientist Dan Drezner to talk through Amazon's The Expanse's fourth episode of its fourth season, Retrograde. Tune in to hear them talk about game theory, and how political polls could be done in the universe of The Expanse. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

43mins

16 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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Season 4 recap pt. 1 (with Dan Drezner)

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by political scientist Dan Drezner to recap the entirety of the fourth season of Amazon's The Expanse. After recapping each episode of the season individually, Ana and Dan spend some time discussing the season as a whole in this special, two-part episode. So tune in to hear our hosts talk through intergalactic cultural issues, main character arcs over Season 4's ten episodes and some parallels between space politics and our own.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

45mins

11 Feb 2020

Rank #15

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Season 4 Episode 6 - "Displacement" (with Dan Drezner)

Host Ana Marie Cox is joined by political scientist Dan Drezner to talk through Amazon's The Expanse Season 4, Episode 6: "Displacement." Tune in to hear Ana talk about Eureka moments and Dan talk about high school social psychology... and of course they'll touch on tensions with the Belt and mishaps on Ilus.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

37mins

23 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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Season 3 Recap (with Dan Drezner)

Join host Ana Marie Cox as she takes us through all of the most important moments of The Expanse season 3 before diving into a discussion with political scientist, Dan Drezner about all the different ideologies and factions of the show. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

39mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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Season 2 Recap (with Dan Drezner)

Join Ana Marie Cox as she walks listeners through the most important moments of season two before chatting with political scientist Dan Drezner about the characters, and how they begin to change as the show progresses. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

46mins

11 Dec 2019

Rank #18

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Season 1 Recap (with Dan Drezner)

Join host Ana Marie Cox as she refreshes our memory of all the most important parts of The Expanse's first season and then talks to political scientist, Dan Drezner about all things Earth, Mars, and the Belt! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

32mins

10 Dec 2019

Rank #19

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The Expanse at New York Comic Con 2019

BONUS EPISODE! SYFY WIRE’s Cher Martinetti and Ana Marie Cox (the new host of THE CHURN!) interview the cast of The Expanse on the SYFY WIRE Live Stage at New York City Comic Con 2019. The Expanse Season 4 premieres December 13th on Amazon Prime. Then come back here for all-new episodes of THE CHURN! Make sure you’re subscribed so you don’t miss an episode!And for more NYCC 2019 coverage, listen and subscribe to SYFY WIRE’s FROM THE CON podcast, available wherever you get your podcasts.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

10mins

5 Oct 2019

Rank #20