Phil Leirness from the Chillpak Hollywood Hour Podcast joins Page and J.D. to discuss everything there is to discuss about season one! Topics include the pacing of the season overall, the internet flame war over Grant Ward, and speculation on what season two can be!

Direct download: Season1Wrap.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 7:19pm EST

In Part 2 of their recap of the season finale episode, “The Beginning of the End,” Page and J.D. read your letters, discuss some of the mysteries still hanging out there after the episode, and take a moment to thank everyone for their support!

Direct download: E19PT2L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 5:00am EST

It’s part one of a two part season finale wrap-up! Page, J.D., and Devon dig deeply into Episode 22, “The Beginning of the End.” They discuss Garrett’s crazy eyes, what happened to Fitz, and how validating the ending scene was. Tears were shed, laughs were had, and we hope you have them with us!

Direct download: E19PT1L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 5:00am EST

J.D. and Page break down the last episode before the season finale, Ragtag! They discuss how great Raina is as a wild card, Ward’s twisting relationship with Garrett, and how Ward’s flashback scenes shape who he becomes as a character. Prepare for the season finale with us!

Direct download: E18L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 5:00am EST

J.D. and Page have the amazing opportunity to talk to everyone’s favorite SHIELD agent, Clark Gregg! Clark joins them to talk about how he got into acting, his favorite comedians, writing Choke, and his new movie! They also talk about how he prepares for getting into the role of Agent Coulson, how much the fan community means to him, and his favorite scenes of the season! Don’t miss Trust Me, Clark Gregg’s new movie, on VOD and iTunes on May 6, 2014!

Direct download: ClarkGreggInterview.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 5:00am EST

It’s another long Level 7 Access as J.D. and Page talk about Episode 20, “Nothing Personal.” Spoiler: EVERYTHING IS PERSONAL! They discuss the evolution of Skye, strong women characters on the show, the appearance of Maria Hill, and what the hell the ending means to the show going forward.

Direct download: E17L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 5:00am EST

J.D., Page, and Devon break down episode 19, “The Only Light in the Darkness.” They argue a bit over the purposes of a garrote, whether the scenes with the cellist were too overdramatic, and come back together on how great that creepy Ward is! Stick around after the episode for clips of J. August Richards at Awesome Con in DC!

Direct download: E16L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 5:05am EST

J.D. and Page Hail Hydra by spending two hours talking about Episode 18, “Providence.” No, not the city in Rhode Island. They dote on Patton Oswalt, revel in evil Ward doing evil things, and have an impromptu production meeting. Also, new recording equipment! 

Direct download: E15L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 6:00am EST

In this week’s episode, J.D. and Page deal with the fallout of Episode 17, “Turn, Turn, Turn.” It’s a… ahem… dizzying episode! They’ll talk about the outstanding acting, the waves of feels, and who they should trust. HAIL HYDRA!

Direct download: E14L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 9:00am EST

J.D., Page, and Devon spoil everything about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, read a few letters, and relate what on earth happened in the movie to our favorite show! It’s gonna be an UPRISING!

Direct download: Cap2.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 9:00am EST

UPRISING! Page and J.D. talk about the best episode of the series so far, The End of the Beginning, while trying desperately NOT to spoil Captain America: The Winter Soldier. They touch on Skye’s rushed ceremony, defend Deathlok’s look, and speculate like crazy!

Direct download: E13L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 9:00am EST

In this mini-sode, Page and J.D. read a letter, talk about the Assembling a Universe special, give non-spoilery reviews on Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and dish on some casting news.

Direct download: AssemblingaUniverse.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 9:00am EST

J.D. and Page break down episode 15: Yes Men by discussing how awesome Sif and Lorelei the Penis Sorceress are, Fitz’s puppy-dog eyes, and the dynamic of Ward and May’s relationship. 

Between 45 minutes and 1:02 into the show, the group talks about a sensitive subject relating to unwanted sex that may be a trigger for some folks. If you’re particularly sensitive to that topic, it’s a great idea to skip that section!
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Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 9:00am EST

J.D. and Page talk about episode 14: T.A.H.I.T.I., and what long-term implications the episode may have on the series as a whole. They also get deep into some trope discussion and how cliches affect the show. J.D. is sick this week, so please forgive the sniffles, scratchy throat, and rushed editing!

Direct download: E11L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

In another mini-episode, J.D. and Page discuss some popular fan theories on who the Clairvoyant is and what sorts of powers that Skye might have. They read another listener e-mail, and J.D. still dislikes Hawkeye.

Direct download: Theories.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

As an added bonus, here’s everyone’s submissions written out. For posterity and stuff! Thanks so much everyone! - Page


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What I love about Clark Gregg is his unwavering enthusiasm and real joy regarding his work and it’s unexpected spotlight.  I can’t name another actor who has such passion and love for his fan base.

Zee

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Thanks for doing the Clark Gregg appreciation podcast! Here’s my little blurb: Clark Gregg is awesome because he’s always kind and generous to his fans, and because he seems to sincerely appreciate the chance of playing Phil Coulson.

coffeejunkii

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what I like about Clark is that he’s seems like such a goofy fanboy. I follow him on twitter because he makes me laugh because he’s such a snarky soul. I’ve been to enough conventions to get a good idea of which actors are there because they’re short on their alimony [...]

Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 11:25am EST

Let the love fest commence! J.D. and Page read your submissions and respond to all of the reasons why we love the star of Agents of SHIELD, Clark Gregg, and his unflappable Agent Coulson. We want to thank everyone again for their submissions, and we hope we did your messages proud!

Direct download: ClarkGreggLovefest.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Oh. My. God. J.D. and Page discuss an amazing episode, focusing specially on the humor and action and the balance achieved in Episode 13: T.R.A.C.K.S. It’s an absolute love fest. Page might have cried a little. J.D. also breaks internet code by spoiling Breaking Bad, because J.D. is a jerk.

Direct download: E10L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

IT’S HERE! The remake of the lost episode of Level 7 Access finally comes out. J.D. and Page go back and review The Asset, read their first bit of fan mail, and talk about Skye (while J.D. talks about her dress).

Direct download: Episode3Recap.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Two. Hours. Page and J.D. cover episode 12 of Agents of SHIELD, Seeds, deciding that it’s easily one of the best episodes of the series that features a giant reveal about an important character. They praise the episode as a whole while finding one vital flaw that undercut a magnificent moment. Come join the insanity!

Direct download: E9L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

J.D. and Page get crazy in-depth on our mid-season premiere, episode 11: The Magical Place. Truths will be revealed, swears will be said, episodes will be broken down, and J.D. will chill about plane physics for a change!

Direct download: E8L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Join J.D. and Page as they take a journey back across the first 10 episodes of Agents of SHIELD! They talk favorite episodes, characters, actors, characters with the most potential, and where they think this crazy ride is going!

Direct download: MidSeason1Recap.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 9:30pm EST

J.D. and Page drink some more while talking about an episode that both describe as easily the worst of the series. Prepare for the venom as the two cover “0-8-4.”

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Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 10:58pm EST

Since J.D. and Page missed the first three episodes, they go back and recap the Pilot to give their opinions on how the entire thing got started. Oh. And they brought booze with them. Join them for a more informal, silly, all-over-the-place Level 7 Access.

Direct download: R1L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 2:08am EST

It’s mid-season finale time, y’all! J.D. and Page break down Episode 10: The Bridge while discussing great acting in the series, awful green-screen driving scenes, feminist theory, ratings, spoilers, and factually inaccurate internet reviews. They may have gotten side-tracked.

Direct download: E7L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

This week, J.D. and Page break down “Repairs.” They praise some of the horror movie aesthetics of the episode, complain about Melinda May being a bystander to her own story, and witness a cat fight.


This episode was late this week because sleet is a jerk.
Direct download: E6L7A.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 1:10pm EST

This week’s episode of Level 7 Access takes a look at Episode 8 of the series, entitled “The Well.” Page and J.D. get a little giggly as they talk about sandwiches, confusion over flashbacks, and Coulson’s gun show.

Direct download: E5L7A.m4a
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 8:00am EST

J.D. and Page break down “The Hub,” discuss the lack of consequences in the show, and praise the development of both Fitz and Simmons. They also try to find the balance between humor and drama in the show.

Direct download: E4L7A.m4a
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 7:00am EST

J.D. and Page return from hiatus to discuss this week’s character building episode. They discuss some new directions the show is travelling and other changes that they would like to see, while also taking to task some of the internet venom directed towards the show.

Direct download: E3L7A.m4a
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 4:25pm EST

J.D. and Page discuss Episode 5 of Season 1 and compare it favorably to episodes that have come before. They break down some of the cliffhangers coming up, comment on characters’ bad life decisions, and debate the aesthetic qualities of Austin, TX’s skyline.

Direct download: E2L7A.m4a
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 3:01pm EST

Welcome to Level 7 Access, a Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Podcast! Hosts J.D. Jackson and Page Branson launch the podcast with a discussion and breakdown of Episode 4,  gush over Coulson (well… mostly Page), and discuss things on the horizon for the show. Be gentle - It’s their first time!

Direct download: L7AE1.m4a
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 4:55pm EST