The Essentials

What We Do In the Shadows

What We Do In the Shadows

This week on The Essentials, Mallory, Esra, and Gina are wracked with laughter at the undead antics that take place in What We Do In the Shadows. Gina admits to growing warm feelings for Staten Island and indulging in the silliness of pure fantasy; Esra breaks down inspirations and references in adapting the film to TV; Mallory marvels at the depth of reference to other pop culture vampires and gives a list of guest actors she demands to have on the show in future seasons. Full transcript and other supplemental links. Get on the email list at

Duration: 41 min

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