September 26, 2023

EP. S2E62 — Beginner’s Guide to Survivor w/ Evan Ross Katz

There are 44 seasons of ‘Survivor’ to choose from, where to begin?! ‘Drop Your Buffs’ host and pop culture writer Evan Ross Katz joins Ashley to discuss the best place to start as a newbie. He also shares his thoughts on why ‘White Lotus’ creator Mike White did so well on ‘Survivor: David vs. Goliath.’ Later on, they get into ‘And Just Like That,’ ‘The Traitors,’ The Morning Show’ season 3, and the cancellation of ‘Winning Time.’


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Evan Ross Katz [00:00:05] He succeeded because he was Mike White, a person who came to this island and was open to developing real friendships and relationships with people in the game.   Ashley Ray [00:00:14] And I mean, I’m going to be real. I’m going to guess the other people on the island probably had not watched Enlightened. I’m going to guess they were not familiar with that show.   Evan Ross Katz [00:00:22] I know. Isn’t that disgusting? Hopefully retroactively they corrected what I see as an egregious flaw in character. But yeah, I think you’re right.   Ashley Ray [00:00:38] Welcome to TV, I Say with Ashley Ray, your go-to podcast for discovering what to watch on TV and getting behind the scenes insight from the people who make the shows you love. You just heard a little tease of my chat with Evan Ross Katz. You’ve been watching a Survivor episode, and I had to bring on an expert. So, we’re getting into Survivor. We’re getti

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