Save The Red Paladin, Save The World: Debriefing after Riverdale's big heist

A heist is afoot! In an homage to crime capers, this week’s Riverdale assembles the team to bust Archie out of prison, and it feels like the show firing on all cylinders. There are wigs, and abs, and motorcycle chases, and over-the-top Jughead narration—what more could you want? After Dial M For Maple debriefs the…

A long-awaited Riverdale flashback leaves Dial M For Maple with more questions than answers

Dial M For Maple has been dreaming of a Riverdale flashback episode since the early days of the podcast, and the show has finally delivered with “The Midnight Club.” But does this throwback get swallowed by the hype, or can it be saved by the bell? Hosts Marah and Cameron discuss their favorite…

Riverdale’s blast to the past reminds us only real ‘90s kids worship the Gargoyle King

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In a way, every single episode of Riverdale is a gimmick episode. So when the show goes out of its way to create a very clear “gimmick episode” (for example, the Carrie: The Musical episode), it feels even more like an out-of-body experience than your standard, already pretty “out there” episode of Riverdale. But now…

Our Riverdale podcast turns its attention to what makes Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina so bewitching

With things getting dark and cultish in Riverdale, Dial M For Maple decided to take a quick trip across the Sweetwater River to Greendale, where things are downright witchy! In this special episode, Cameron and guest host Danette Chavez take a look at the thrilling first season of Netflix’s Chilling Adventures Of

On The Late Show, Riverdale's Cole Sprouse reveals his childhood acting crush, when to show nipple

Known now to fans of “show that should be a hot flaming mess but is actually really good, although maybe in an ironic way, but then again, maybe not,” Riverdale, as that teen drama’s own Jughead Jones, Cole Sprouse has been acting since as close to forever as it gets. Telling Stephen Colbert on Thursday’s Late Show

Dial M For Maple says “oui oui” to Le Bonne Nuit in this week’Riverdale

What lies beneath? As evidenced by this week’s Riverdale, the town has its fair share of below-the-surface tension, so Dial M For Maple goes down the hatch for a little “G&G” with Princess Etheline. Plus, hosts Marah and Cameron throw some (non-alcoholic drinks) down the hatch at Veronica’s new speakeasy, Le Bonne…

A twisted episode of Riverdale has got Dial M For Maple drinking the Kool-Aid

Two episodes in, Riverdale’s third season is already off the deep end, and the show is all the better for it. In this week’s Dial M For Maple, hosts Marah and Cameron discuss satanic board games, speculate the dark shared past of the parents, and extol the triumphs and defeats, the epic highs and lows of high school…

Who is the Gargoyle King? Dial M For Maple explores the mysteries of Riverdale's new season

After a loaded sophomore season that unmasked the Black Hood next door and sent the town to the brink of civil war on multiple occasions, how does Riverdale kick off season three? With some sweaty courtroom drama, of course! But while Archie’s on trial for murder, Dial M For Maple would like to take him to court for…

Riverdale returns for the official end of summer, innocence, and dark Archie

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Even at its lowest points, there’s always something to appreciate about Riverdale. Even after a sophomore slump, there’s still a reason to long for the show during hiatus. And an episode like “Chapter Thirty-Six: Labor Day” explains why that is: It’s because Riverdale is the type of show where things like a murder…

Our Riverdale podcast, Dial M For Maple, returns to preview the show's third season

Tie up that ponytail high because Riverdale’s third season is just around the corner, and our recap podcast, Dial M For Maple, is celebrating with a return to form. Hosts Marah Eakin and Cameron Scheetz are back and eager to catch up on all of the Riverdale news you may have missed over the summer. They’ll recap the…

Along came Polly: Dial M For Maple interviews Riverdales Tiera Skovbye

It’s been a long, hot, Riverdale-less summer, but Dial M For Maple is here with a special treat: an interview with Tiera Skovbye, a.k.a. the mysterious Polly Cooper. While on a press tour for her new movie, Summer Of ’84, Tiera jumped on the phone with host Cameron Scheetz to discuss the future of the Cooper clan, the…

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

Riverdale’s sophomore season slumps right into the—you guessed it—darkness

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As Riverdale’s second season began with an elaborate coma dream—from Fred, of all characters—it’s unfortunate we’re deprived of such an experience with Jughead. (He’s not dead. Neither is Fangs. Moving on.) Then again, season one Jughead already provided the audience with a classic Archie Comics-centered dream. In…

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…

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