Jason Snell

Jason Snell is the host of The Incomparable. He’s also the host of Upgrade and Clockwise and writer of Six Colors. He’s been writing about Apple since 1994.

Podcasts hosted by Jason Snell


Robot or Not?
Robot or Not?

Game Show
Game Show

Bonus Track
Bonus Track

TV Talk Machine
TV Talk Machine


The Incomparable
The Incomparable

Guest Host


366: Doctor Who review: "Twice Upon a Time"

363: "Mr. Robot" Season 3 wrap-up review

288: Game of Thrones S7E7 Review: "The Dragon and the Wolf"

279: Game of Thrones S7E4 Review: "Spoils of War"

277: Game of Thrones S7E3 Review: "The Queen's Justice"

274: Game of Thrones S7E2 Review: "Stormborn"

271: Game of Thrones S7E1 Review: "Dragonstone"

264: Doctor Who S10E11 Review: "World Enough and Time"

263: Doctor Who S10E10 Review: "The Eaters of Light"

262: Doctor Who S10E9 Review: "Empress of Mars"

260: Doctor Who S10E8 Review: "The Lie of the Land"

257: Doctor Who S10E7 Review: "Pyramid at the End of the World"

250: Doctor Who S10E5 Review: "Oxygen"

247: Doctor Who S10E4 Review: "Knock Knock"

244: The Expanse Season 2 wrap-up

240: Doctor Who S10E2 Review: "Smile"

239: Doctor Who S10E1 Review: "The Pilot"

231: The Expanse Season 2 Midterm Check-In

218: The Expanse S2E1-2 Review: "Safe" and "Doors and Corners"

212: Doctor Who review: "The Return of Doctor Mysterio"

194: "Mr. Robot" Season 2 wrap-up review

188: Mr. Robot review: eps2.1-2.3

183: Mr. Robot review: "eps2.0_unm4sk.tc" (part 1 and 2)

177: Game of Thrones S6E10 review: "The Winds of Winter"

175: Game of Thrones S6E9 review: "Battle of the Bastards"

174: Game of Thrones S6E8 review: "No One"

172: Game of Thrones S6E7 review: "The Broken Man"

168: Game of Thrones S6E5 Review: "Door"

130: The Expanse: S1E2-4 review

122: Arrow S4E8 review: "Legends of Yesterday"

63: Game of Thrones S5E3 review: "High Sparrow"

58: Game of Thrones S5E1 review: "The Wars to Come"

Total Party Kill

100: Ask the Dungeon Masters

Bonus Track

gs4: And Then Dan Died

Game Show

63: Tales of Glenn!

60: Feuding Families III: Pity Pass

56: Hug Per Point

49: We Love Our Listeners!

48: Inconceivable!: Don't Read the Creepy Old Book

45: The Incomparable's Ten-Foot Poll

42: Game Night: International Genus

38: Game Night: Gospel According to Short Round

32: Inconceivable!: Intangibility is a Serious Problem

28: Game Night: Dental Dam

25: Counterclockwise: Order of the University of Phoenix

18: Inconceivable!: Harry Potter and the Odor of the Weasel

15: Inconceivable!: Vampire Or Not

14: Counterclockwise: Zombie King

13: Game Night: Golfing with Hitler

11: Counterclockwise: All-Father Knows Best

6: Counterclockwise: Long TARDIS Nights

4: Counterclockwise: Lost in Stars

2: Counterclockwise: Space Minivan

0: Tennis with Errol Flynn

Unjustly Maligned

26: "Genesis" with... Antony Johnston?!


44: This Meeting's at Dawn

26: There's a Lake I Know

16: Call Me Son One More Time

7: Oceans Rise, Empires Fall

3: Young, Scrappy, and Hungry

Sophomore Lit

49: McTeague

Guest Panelist

The Incomparable

161: Southern Skeleton

148: Between Two Obelisks

138: All Hail the Lion!

135: Total Party Kill

98: Obscure References and Sadness

70: At the Time, They Were Just Average Height

Random Trek

148: "Critical Care" (VOY) with Jason Snell

101: Requiem for Methuselah (TOS) with Jason Snell

81: "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" with David J. Loehr, Tony Sindelar, and Jason Snell

41: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

1: "Tapestry" (TNG) with Jason Snell


368: Star Trek: Discovery S1E10 Review: "Despite Yourself"

344: Star Trek: Discovery S1E9 Review: "Into the Forest I Go"

338: Star Trek: Discovery S1E8 review: "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum"

325: Star Trek: Discovery S1E6 review: "Lethe"

302: Star Trek: Discovery S1E2 Review: "Battle at the Binary Stars"

301: Star Trek: Discovery S1E1 Review: "The Vulcan Hello"

275: Batman University: "The Color of Revenge" with Jason Snell

223: The Flash S3E13 Review: "Attack on Gorilla City"

196: The Flash S3E1 Review: "Flashpoint"

181: Daredevil Rewind S2E13: "A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen"

152: Daredevil Rewind S2E3: "New York's Finest"

151: Daredevil S2E2 Rewind: "Dogs to a Gunfight"

133: Legends of Tomorrow S1E1 review: "Pilot, part 1"

120: Jessica Jones Rewind: Episodes 1-4

85: Daredevil Rewind: The Finale

Total Party Kill

128: Freedom!

127: To the Sinkhole!

126: The Mul Who Cried 'Boy'

125: He's Dead, J'ym

124: Rat Sandwich

123: A Taste of Kled

122: Batsbatsbatsbatsbatsbats

121: United States v. Dracula

120: Orbs McQuarrie

119: The Mirror Has Two Faces

118: Please Roll Clockwork Bird

117: Netflix and Kill

116: We're Hotel Inspectors

115: Party in the Front, Stables in the Back

114: A Chip Off the Old Rock

113: Intimidate the Wind

104: We Wreck Everything We See

103: Cowering Behind a Wizard

102: All Hands on Deck!

101: Please Avenge My Death

99: That's Why You Should Floss

98: The Corpse Is Dead!

97: How Deep Is My Dagger?

96: What's Left of Pieter Dragonforge

95: Faraday Cube

94: Team Spider

93: Very Briefly Poisoned

92: Science and Other Sciences

91: Brain Genie

90: Toxic Vomit

89: If You Build It, Bats Will Come

88: That's So Bahamut

87: Every Combat Begins with Kay

86: Seven Against Two Is the Best Odds

85: This Really Ties the Room Together

84: Ding Dongs and Doolallys

83: Can We Crash at Your God's Place?

82: The Door Softened Them Up For Us

81: Ghouls' Night!

80: Between Two Sarcophagi

79: It's Never Too Late for Pew When You're in the Sewer

78: Crossbow Friends!

77: A Rather Substantial Tab

76: Where Do You See Yourself in Five Levels?

75: Axe Punch His Face

74: Unguarded Crack

73: Two Muls, a Defiler, and a Beetle Place

72: Magical Selfie Stick

71: Strumming His Piccolo

70: Ways to Not Be a Beetle

69: Epic Hat Destiny

68: Carlos, Have You Learned Nothing?

67: Is This Your Card?

66: Descriptions & Doors

65: In That Trunk Is Some Funk

64: Have You Seen Billy?

63: Root of the Problem

62: Jam Cabinet

61: Knee Deep in Bat Guano

60: Bedroom Farce

59: The Murder Chute

58: Unaffiliated Pottery Outpost

57: Full House

56: Professional Monkey Paw Operator

55: Too Many Tembo

54: Beetles in Jars

53: 1d8 Beetles

52: Dwarven Bards!

51: That's So Catapult

50: Swan Song

49: Do Giants Stack?

48: Chitin's Gonna Ichor

47: War on Rugs

46: A Door Killed My Brother

45: A Night on the Caravan

44: A Hat and Some Bugs

43: 0 Days Since Last Death

42: Turn the Slug Around

41: Scorpion Rodeo

40: There's Always a Lesser Goblin

39: A Slug and a Nice Mint Julep

38: International House of Kobolds

37: This Guy's From Grand Rapids!

36: That Ship Has Sailed to Winch Town

35: Undermountain Thanksgiving

34: Time is a Flat Rat

33: Should My Orb Still Be Glowing?

32: One Rat Deep

31: Blinded by Kobold Science

30: Bone Throne

29: Don't Trust the Bugbear

28: 2 Legit 2 Hit

27: Rat Burrito

26: Wiggle the Something-or-Others

25: Death to All Statues

24: Garage Band of Heroes

23: Spooky Hat Club

22: Who Knows Origami?

21: Warlocks and Door Locks

20: Do You Know the Mushroom Man?

18: Pick Out a Pretty Headstone

17: The Fightin' Sand Rams

16: Let the Best Mul Win

15: Wraith Relations

14: Don't Lick the Serpent

13: Plaintive Moos

12: The Orb Was Obvious

11: Blazing Skeletons

10: Danger's My Middle Name

9: Swimming Lessons

8: Torn Between Two Obelisks

7: Enter the Minotaur

6: The Trouble With Eglath

5: Sun, Sand, and Tareks

4: Bone Javelin

3: Kank Merchant

2: We've Been In Worse Situations

1: Meet the Party

Incomparable Radio Theater

0.7: Layers: The World of Tomorrow (Live)

0.6: Rehearsing in the Zeppelin

0.5: Two-Fisted Tales of Tesla

0.3: The Spooky Twist; The Fog

0.2: Two-Fisted Tales of Tesla; Jenny Lane

0.2: Two-Fisted Tales of Tesla; Jenny Lane

Not Playing with Lex and Dan

12: I Karate Kid You Not

Bonus Track

33gs: Editing Adventure!

70b: They May Be Giants

Game Show

78: Inconceivable!: There Are No Hamburgers in the Phantom Zone

77: The Low Definition Holiday Special!

76: Would You Like to Buy an Apple?

74: Baseballers

73: Dinosaur Jousting with Pitchforks

64: Random Pursuit

61: Inconceivable!: Inclined To Go For The Liquor

58: Low Definition XI: Lesser of Two Weevils

55: There Is a Sign Here

53: Mmmoootiny!

52: How Is That Starfleet?

50: Low Definition: A Family of Clowns

44: Low Definition: The Wicker Moze

37: Low Definition: This Word Sucks

33: Exits Are Unknown

31: Low Definition: Tempted by the Little Man

27: Low Definition: Lake Tourist

26: Pundit Showdown: Rivalry of the Fruits

23: Low Definition: Space Blobs

21: Light Lamp

19: Low Definition: The Liripoop Interlude

17: Low Definition: Hempen Humbug

12: Inconceivable!: Twelve Angry Clowns

10: Pundit Showdown: February Flashback Edition

8: Je Suis La Poire

7: Game Night: Family Spats

5: Turns Out: Lies, Lies, Lies, Yeah

1: Inconceivable!: Serious Nerdery

Unjustly Maligned

68: "Micronauts" with Jason Snell

1: "Stargate SG-1" with Jason Snell


31: I Like a Good Montage

22: Remember When We Were Punk Rock?

Myke at the Movies

39: "Terminator 2: Judgment Day"

28: "Blade Runner: The Final Cut"

26: "Spider-Man: Homecoming"

20: "Blade Runner"

19: "Alien"

18: "The Terminator"

17: "Home Alone"

16: "Gremlins"

14: "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan"

13.5: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

13: "The Sure Thing"

10: "Back to the Future Part II"

9: "Inside Out"

8: "WarGames"

6: "Say Anything"

4: "Raiders of the Lost Ark"

3: "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

2: "This is Spinal Tap"

1: "Real Genius"

0: "The Princess Bride"

Sophomore Lit

39: Slaughterhouse Five

26: Brave New World

18: Stranger in a Strange Land

11: Cat's Cradle


6: "Variations Under Domestication" (S1E6)