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Introduction to Poplar Opinion: A Call the Midwife Podcast
Episode 61 • Published Feb 26, 2020

Hello everyone! This is an introductory episode of Poplar Opinion: A Call the Midwife Podcast! We are very excited about this new podcast, and we hope you will like it too!

Series Wrap-Up
Episode 60 • Published Jan 15, 2020

On this last episode of Clockworks we take one last look back at the whole series. I hope you like it.

Season 3 Wrap Up Vol. 2: Themes and Favourites
Episode 59 • Published Nov 18, 2019

The second part to our wrap up of Season 3.

Season 3 Wrap Up Vol 1: The Characters
Episode 58 • Published Oct 01, 2019

We chat about each character in Legion season 3 and promise to return with more soon!

Chapter 27: You'll Always Be a Baby To Me
Episode 57 • Published Sep 16, 2019

This is the last episode of Legion. In this episode Charles and David have a showdown against Farouk and Farouk and … it does not end exactly how you might expect.

I hope you enjoy this episode of Clockworks! We’ll be back for two more episodes, one reflecting on the third season, and one reflecting on the whole series.

Until then, be a good boy (or girl).

Chapter 26: Contact
Episode 56 • Published Sep 09, 2019

We’re talking about the penultimate episode of Legion! Season 3 episode 7 On this episode of Legion, David meets up with Charles at Farouk’s house and Syd uses her new upbringing to advise Gabrielle.

Chapter 25: Cinnamon Girl
Episode 55 • Published Sep 02, 2019

Hi everyone! Life forced an unexpected and unwelcome hiatus on us, but we’re back until the end of the season, which is also the end of the series! Let’s bring this home! We’re talking about season 3 episode 6 this week. On this episode of Legion Oliver and Melanie find baby Syd in the astral plane and raise her, teaching her what she needs to know to save the world.

Chapter 24: Peace Love and Understanding
Episode 54 • Published Aug 05, 2019

On this episode of Legion David goes to war. We talk about Farouk’s plan, the limits of David’s powers, and what’s so funny about peace, love, and understanding. I hope you like it!

Chapter 23: Can't Get There From Here
Episode 53 • Published Jul 30, 2019

We’re talking about Legion season 3 episode 4 this week. On this episode of Legion there are time demons, David meets his mother, Syd meets herself, and Lenny meets her daughter.

Chapter 22: She Comes in Colours ... Again
Episode 52 • Published Jul 24, 2019

We’re talking about Season 3 episode 3 of Legion this time. On this episode of Legion, David’s parents Charles and Gabrielle meet and fall in love, and David tries to change things.

Chapter 21: Charlie Brown
Episode 51 • Published Jul 12, 2019

Here’s our episode about the Legion Chapter 21! In this episode of Legion Syd and David talk about the past, and David and Switch make plans to change it.

Chapter 20: 2000 Light Years From Home
Episode 50 • Published Jul 11, 2019

It’s here at last! This is our episode about the premiere of season 3 of Legion! In this episode we meet a new viewpoint character, and time keeps slipping away.

Russian Doll
Episode 49 • Published Feb 19, 2019

On this episode of Clockworks we’re talking about the first season of the Netflix series “Russian Doll.” If you’ve seen it, we bet you liked it as much as we did, and if you haven’t than we highly recommend it.

Legion News
Episode 48 • Published Feb 18, 2019

On this brief Clockworks episode we check in with some news about season three of Legion.

Bonus Episode: Deadpool 2
Episode 47 • Published Nov 05, 2018

On this episode of Clockworks we’re having a fully spoiled conversation about Deadpool 2, and especially about the parts of it that connect to or remind us of Legion!

Episode 46 • Published Oct 15, 2018

On this episode of Clockworks we’re talking about the Netflix limited series “Maniac.” The first half of this episode is unspoiled, and we’ll warn you before we start talking spoilery things, so you can listen even if you haven’t seen “Maniac” yet!

X-Men Legacy: Legion Vol 4: For We Are Many
Episode 45 • Published Oct 01, 2018

This is the third of our bonus episodes talking about the X-Men Legacy: Legion comic books written by Simon Spurrier, and we’re talking this time about the fourth and final volume.

X-Men Legacy: Legion Vol 3
Episode 44 • Published Sep 17, 2018

This episode of Clockworks focuses on the source material. That’s right, we’re back to the comics, focusing on volume 3 of the 2014 X-Men series “X-Men Legacy: Legion.”

X-Men Legacy: Legion Vol 2
Episode 43 • Published Sep 03, 2018

We promised we would do this, and we are at last! This is the first of three episodes focusing on issues of the 2014 X-Men series “X-Men Legacy: Legion.” We previously did an episode about this last year, it was Clockworks episode 23.

Episode 42 • Published Aug 22, 2018

This episode of Clockworks is just an update on what to expect from Clockworks in the next little while. We’re still here, and we’ll be back in your ears soon!

Season 2 Wrap-up, Part 2: Characters, Favourites and Speculation
Episode 41 • Published Jul 10, 2018

In this episode we talk about the characters’ journeys this season, our favourite moments, our wild speculation about season 3 and what to expect to see in your feed in the between-season.

Season 2 Wrap-up: Themes and Motifs
Episode 40 • Published Jul 02, 2018

In this episode we talk about the Jon Hamm Narrator sections, about the motifs and imagery that grabbed our attention this season, and about the themes that we see in the season. We’ll be back in a week with part two, where we’ll talk about the characters’ journeys this season, our favourite moments, and our wild speculation about season 3.

Chapter 19: Behind Blue Eyes
Episode 39 • Published Jun 19, 2018

This is our episode about the finale of season 2 of Legion. In this episode everyone is re-examining who is the hero and who is the villain.

Chapter 18: Down the Rabbit Hole
Episode 38 • Published Jun 11, 2018

On this episode of Legion Syd and Melanie have a long conversation, and so do David and Oliver.

Chapter 17: Cornflake Girl
Episode 37 • Published Jun 04, 2018

On this episode of Legion we find out what Melanie has been up to, and what Cary, Kerry, and Lenny are up to now.

Chapter 16: The Cave
Episode 36 • Published May 28, 2018

On this episode of Legion David sets out to the desert to find Farouk’s body, but Farouk seems to be ahead of him.

Chapter 15: Bad Eggs
Episode 35 • Published May 21, 2018

In this episode of Legion David plans to find Farouk’s body and burn it, and the Division 3 team is infected by bad ideas.

Chapter 14: I am Superman
Episode 34 • Published May 14, 2018

In this episode of Legion David explores multiple realities, and then returns to where he started.

Chapter 13: Don’t Come Around Here No More
Episode 33 • Published May 07, 2018

In this episode of Legion Clark, Ptonomy, and David each interrogate Lenny and everybody wonders whose body she’s in, and Oliver hints at his plans to kill the Shadow King.

Chapter 12: Burning Down the House
Episode 32 • Published Apr 30, 2018

In this episode of Legion David and Syd are trapped in a loop of Syd’s life. Watch it again.

Chapter 11: The Maze
Episode 31 • Published Apr 23, 2018

In this episode there is a cow. What is the deal with that cow? David rescues Ptonomy and Melanie from their mental mazes, and we get some answers about the Migo Monk.

Live from SFotR
Episode 30 • Published Apr 18, 2018

This bonus episode of Clockworks was recorded live at the Sci-Fi On the Rock convention in St. John’s Newfoundland. We talk about the nature of surreal and psychedelic art, about some symbolic aspects of Legion, and we take some questions from the audience.

Chapter 10: Swing on a Star
Episode 29 • Published Apr 16, 2018

In this episode everyone wonders if they can trust David, we wonder if we can trust future!Syd, and David wrestles with Amahl Farouk.

Chapter 9: White Rabbit
Episode 28 • Published Apr 09, 2018

In this episode of Legion David returns from the orb and nothing is as simple as it seems. We are invited into madness, there are hexagons, there are dance numbers, there are stories, and it’s the future. Or is it? We’re honestly asking, that was not totally clear.

Bonus Minisode: Season 2 Trailer
Episode 27 • Published Mar 08, 2018

In this episode of Clockworks we can barely contain our excitement for season 2 of Legion. It’s coming so soon! We spend a (relatively) short minisode reacting to and speculating about the recently released trailer for Legion season 2.

Bonus Episode: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Episode 26 • Published Dec 19, 2017

In our first episode of Clockworks we said that Legion reminded us of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. We’re exploring that connection in more depth in this bonus episode of Clockworks!

Bonus Episode: Moonrise Kingdom
Episode 25 • Published Nov 21, 2017

In our first episode of Clockworks we said that Legion reminded us of Wes Anderson. We’re exploring that a little more in this bonus episode all about Moonrise Kingdom!

Bonus Episode: Pushing Daisies
Episode 24 • Published Nov 07, 2017

In this bonus episode we talk about the Bryan Fuller tv series “Pushing Daisies”! Remember in our very first episode we said that Legion reminded us of Pushing Daises? Well we did. And now we’re going to talk about it!

X-Men Legacy: Legion Vol. 1
Episode 23 • Published Oct 24, 2017

In this bonus episode we talk about David Haller in X-Men comics! We’re talking about issues 1-6 of X-Men Legacy: Legion. These six issues together make up Vol. 1 of X-Men Legacy: Legion.

Bonus Minisode: The Gifted
Episode 22 • Published Oct 10, 2017

In this quick mini-episode we share our initial reactions to Fox’s new X-Men show “The Gifted.”

Bonus Episode: Fargo Series Thoughts
Episode 21 • Published Oct 10, 2017

In this final bonus episode about Fargo we talk about the whole series. We talk about predators, toxic masculinity, and supernatural evil.

Bonus Episode: Fargo Season Three
Episode 20 • Published Sep 26, 2017

This is the third in our series of bonus episodes about Fargo! Paul and Jan talk about Fargo season three, paying special attention to bodies, coincidences, stories, and truth.

Bonus Episode: Fargo Season Two
Episode 19 • Published Sep 12, 2017

In this second super-stuffed bonus episode of Clockworks Jan and Paul take a look at the second season of Fargo. There’s a lot to talk about, so dig in!

Bonus Episode: Fargo Season One
Episode 18 • Published Aug 29, 2017

In this bonus episode of Clockworks Jan and Paul take a look at season one of Fargo, a tv show made by many of the same people who make Legion. This episode is extra-long, so maybe plan to listen to it in parts?

What’s Up Next for Clockworks?
Episode 17 • Published Aug 08, 2017

Paul and Jan are checking back in with you to let you know what our plans are for the inter-season break of Legion.

Interview with MastersFX
Episode 16 • Published Jun 20, 2017

In this final episode of Clockworks season 1 Paul interviewed Todd Masters, Lori Sandnes, Sarah Pickersgill and Yukiyo Okajima, four members of the team that created the special effects makeup for Legion. We talked about the design for the Devil with Yellow Eyes, the scaring on Clark, the practical challenges of meeting a tight deadline, and more.

Wrap Up Part 3: Favourites
Episode 15 • Published Jun 13, 2017

In this episode of Clockworks Paul and Jan let their feelings run away with them and gush about their favourite episodes, characters, performances, directors, writers, musical numbers, manifestations of the Shadow King, and moments of season 1 of Legion. We also spend a little time pondering the unanswered questions of season 1, and make our predictions and wild speculations about the future of Legion.

Interview with Craig Wrobleski
Episode 14 • Published Jun 06, 2017

Paul and Jan talk to cinematographer Craig Wrobleski about his work making Legion look so darn good.

Season One Wrap-up: The Themes
Episode 13 • Published May 30, 2017

In this episode of Clockworks we look back over season one of Legion and talk about the big ideas we think this season has been about.

Interview with Jeff Russo
Episode 12 • Published May 23, 2017

Jeff Russo wrote the score for Legion, and he agreed to sit down with us and talk about the music of Legion, his approach to writing music for a tv series, his love of Pink Floyd, and more.

Interview with Dennie Gordon
Episode 11 • Published May 16, 2017

Dennie Gordon directed fan favourite episode 7 of Legion, and we’re thrilled that she agreed to sit down with Paul and chat about that episode, and about Legion in general.

Season One Wrap-up: The Characters
Episode 10 • Published May 09, 2017

In this episode of Clockworks we look back and talk about the major characters and their development throughout this first season.

Chapter 8: If I Ruled the World
Episode 9 • Published May 02, 2017

In the season finale of Legion Division 3 reappears, the Summerland team try to get rid of the Shadow King for good, David flies, and Jermaine Clement sings!

Chapter 7: The Monster Appears
Episode 8 • Published Apr 25, 2017

In the seventh episode of Legion, everything is completely bonkers, and we get more answers. David meets his rational mind and draws some pictures on a chalkboard, Lenny is a silent movie star, and we say goodbye to Walter.

Chapter 6: It’s A New Day
Episode 7 • Published Apr 19, 2017

In the sixth episode of Legion, we’re back in a mental hospital, Lenny tips her hand to David and expresses herself through dance.

Chapter 5: What’s On The Other Side?
Episode 6 • Published Apr 11, 2017

David is acting completely out of character in the fifth episode of Legion. He visits Division 3, and we come full circle, back to where it all began.

Chapter 4: The Undiscovered
Episode 5 • Published Apr 04, 2017

In the fourth episode of Legion, Syd searches for the truth while David convalesces on the Astral Plane, and motherflippin’ Jemaine Clement is on our tv screens!

Chapter 3: Shall We Begin?
Episode 4 • Published Mar 28, 2017

In the third episode of Legion, Division 3 begins interrogating Amy, Melanie wants unfiltered access to David’s mind, and what DID the stars say?

Chapter 2: Road to Nowhere
Episode 3 • Published Mar 21, 2017

In the second episode of Legion David does some memory work. He knows where he’s going, but he doesn’t know where he’s been.

Chapter 1: Happy Jack
Episode 2 • Published Mar 15, 2017

In the first episode of Legion David Haller has trouble knowing what is real, and so do we.

Welcome to Clockworks
Episode 1 • Published Mar 13, 2017

In this episode of Clockworks, Paul and Jan introduce themselves, why they love Legion, and what to expect from this podcast.