Our Riverdale podcast makes its bones with the show's wild second season

With “Brave New World,” Riverdale’s second season puts on its red leather jacket and rides off into the sunset. And, for once, all looks hunk-dory—until it doesn’t! Though our favorite “meddling friends” wrap things up on peaceful terms, trouble is a’brewing in the form of Riverdale’s own League Of Doom, which has

Chaos reigns! Dial M For Maple wonders what’s next for a Riverdale under siege

Murder! Mayhem! Small Fry! All hell breaks loose on this week’s Riverdale, season two’s thrilling penultimate episode. Yes, it’s “Judgment Night,” folks, and everyone’s got tough decisions to make: Will Jughead play martyr? Can Betty bear to sit through her dad’s weird home movies? What color cape should Cheryl wear…

With Riverdale on the brink of a civil war, Dial M For Maple draws its battle lines

As Riverdale reaches its season-two endgame, we were tempted to call this episode “the calm before the storm,” but then we remembered that “Shadow Of A Doubt” includes a scene where the Black Hood raises hell at Fred and Hermione’s mayoral debate. That this week’s tense episode feels quiet in comparison is proof that…

Who’s that Chic? A bleak Riverdale leaves Dial M For Maple on edge

It’s dark, dark days on Riverdale in an episode that starts with a cheerleading squad in mourning, and ends with Betty’s realization that the Black Hood could be closer than she ever imagined. Dial M For Maple tries to find the levity in it all, but then that “Lollipop” ringtone brings us back to frightening reality.…

Dial M For Maple gives a standing ovation to Riverdale’s take on Carrie: The Musical

A musical episode chock-full of showstoppers, emotional reconciliations, and a proper whodunnit? What did we do to deserve you, Riverdale? On this week’s Dial M For Maple, Marah and Cameron have nearly lost their voices after singing along with—and screaming at—Riverdale High’s Carrie: The Musical, but they manage to…

Dial M For Maple seeks justice for Nana Rose after a jarring episode of Riverdale

Is Archie becoming the villain of his own show? Riverdale seems to be drawing its lines in the sand with not one, but two different “political” races heating up. Marah and Cameron know who they’d endorse, but, frankly, Dial M For Maple has bigger fish to fry. Namely, the shenanigans at the Blossom estate, which leaves…

The curse of the Blossom twins: Dial M For Maple chats last night's Riverdale

On this week’s Riverdale, there will be blood! Or will there? There will, it turns out, even if Marah needs to remind Cameron that he saw it. And that’s why Dial M For Maple is here: To help you keep track of every drop. It’s an episode full of table-turning and double-crossing, and that’s before the arrival of some…

Riverdale heads into the woods for a sex weekend, and Dial M For Maple follows

A new Riverdale finds Bughead & Varchie headed for the hills for a steamy weekend at Lodge Lodge. But this cabin in the woods isn’t just a place for the couples to knock boots and knock back some jalapeño margaritas—it’s also a powder keg ready to explode! Dial M For Maple is so happy to be back to recap it all,…

Cabin fever: Dial M For Maple returns with wild speculation about Riverdale's next act

When Riverdale returns in March, the Core 4 will be packing their bags for a steamy trip to the secluded Lodge cabin—a trip we’ve lovingly dubbed the “Sex Weekend.” And we’re doing some packing of our own, as Marah preps for her move to LA! With so much going on, she & Cameron decided it was time for an extra special…

Dial M For Maple investigates the origins of Riverdale's "Papa Poutine"

“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a poutine-loving gangster.” A particularly dynamic Riverdale introduces Archie to the world of crime, “confirms” that Veronica’s in over her head, and properly reunites Bughead—and that’s all before Hiram’s life is threatened for letting Pop Tate serve curd-less…

Pickens a fight: Dial M For Maple takes on last night's wrestle-happy Riverdale

As Archie hits the mat in this week’s Riverdale, The Town With Pep looks to be gearing up for an even bigger melee between the North and Southside—but who’s on what side? Everybody’s wrestling with something this week, and Dial M For Maple is here to question every motive. Marah and Cameron also wonder about Betty…

There's no new Riverdale this week, but here's a new Dial M For Maple anyway

Hot off the presses, it’s a super-sized edition of “The Blue & Gold,” where Dial M For Maple dishes on the latest news in the wider Riverdale world. Between the Sabrina casting announcement, the IRL Bughead photos, and some especially tantalizing promo pics, there is much to discuss, and hosts Marah and Cameron just…

Riverdale embraces its inner Donnie Darko, and our podcast winces

‘Shippers beware, you’re in for a scare: This week’s Riverdale puts its couples through the ringer, leaving Dial M For Maple’s Marah and Cameron in a state of shock. Thankfully, another triumphant entrance by Alice Cooper helps lift their spirits so that they can gab about FP’s new lease on life, the mysteries of the…

Searching for the Sugar Man: Here's this week's new Dial M For Maple, Riverdale fans

Last night’s Riverdale was a bit of a cop-out following the “Lollipop” infused insanity of the previous week, but Bughead’s back together, so who cares? As always, Dial M For Maple is here to hash out everything from street races to the foppish Ghoulies, as well as the demise of everyone’s favorite (?) teacher, Robert…

The Black Hood wants you to listen to this week's episode of Dial M For Maple

Last night’s episode of Riverdale was one for the ages, as Betty’s “Lollipop” plagued phone rang off the hook with The Black Hood’s increasingly unreasonable demands. Alice was outed as a bad girl! Cheryl got roofied! And Jughead both ran The Gauntlet and got a bad tattoo! And that’s not even everything that happened.…