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December 2

Podcast: 99% Invisible: 238- NBC Chimes

The NBC chimes may be the most famous sound in broadcasting. Originating in the 1920s, the three key sequential notes are familiar to generations of radio listeners and television watchers. [more inside]
posted by schmod at 8:55 AM - 1 comment

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Destroy Malevolence  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 4

Anakin and Obi-Wan are forced to decide between saving Senator Amidala or capturing General Grievous and destroying his super weapon, the Malevolence. Also, space trains. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 7:26 AM - 0 comments

December 1

Frequency: Interference  Season 1, Episode 8

Peyton and Satch discover a connection to the Nightingale's first murder, leading Frank to search for additional clues. Meanwhile, Frank and Julie are forced to have an honest conversation; and Raimy receives a surprise visit. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:18 PM - 0 comments

Legends of Tomorrow: Invasion!  Season 2, Episode 7

The crossover event concludes with the Legends, the Flash, Supergirl, and Green Arrow working together to defeat the alien Dominators once and for all. Meanwhile, Stein figures out how the team can terminate the Dominators, but he's distracted by the abberation he realizes he created in 1987. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:07 PM - 4 comments

Movie: Ernest Saves Christmas

Lovable bumbler Ernest P. Worrell (Jim Varney) helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor. Trailer. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 8:09 PM - 3 comments

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale: 99 - Michigan

Station intern Kareem writes home and receives an unexpected reply. [more inside]
posted by schmod at 7:39 PM - 2 comments

Steven Universe: Three Gems and a Baby  Season 4, Episode 10

Greg tells Steven the story of their first winter together.
posted by Small Dollar at 6:40 PM - 3 comments

Vikings: The Outsider  Season 4, Episode 11

Ragnar has returned, with a plan to return to Wessex. Bjorn already has another destination in mind, with the aid of new ships from Floki. Ivar faces a test of his manhood.
posted by dnash at 2:43 PM - 3 comments

No Tomorrow: Season One (All Episodes)  Season 1 (Full Season)

Evie, a risk-averse quality-control assessor who falls for free-spirited thrill seeker Xavier only to find out he lives his life that way because he believes the apocalypse is coming.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 12:59 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: MaxFunCon East Live

Griffin and Rachel had a baby! But that's not the only bundle of joy being delivered this week! We have a very special episode recorded live at MaxFunCon East! Our adventurers have been through a lot together, but they don't always work so well together. Well, the BoB higher ups have noticed and they've decided to do something about it! So join the fellas (and a very special guest!) as they grow closer as coworkers and friends!
posted by Tevin at 12:00 PM - 4 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: BLOODLUST!  Season 6, Episode 7

"The Foulest Passion of Them All!" Mike Brady is among the prey in The Most Tedious Game, hunted for sport by a rich guy. With short Uncle Jim's Dairy Farm: A whimsical fantasy in which a couple of city kids go to stay on their uncle's farm and don't claw their eyes out with boredom. The short's great, but the movie's kinda dull. This episode features a fateful introduction... it's the first appearance of Mary Jo Pehl as Pearl "Mother" Forrester! The fiddle player during the square dance sequence is not one of the main cast. It's someone you might have heard of! Check the episode notes for details. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered September 3, 1994. [more inside]
posted by JHarris at 4:33 AM - 2 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: 'Til Death Do Us Part  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 18

(Series Finale - Part 2 of 9) Sisko knowingly defies the Prophets, but for a good reason. Kai Winn unknowingly defies the Prophets, but for a HORRIBLE ICKY GROSS REASON EW EW EW. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 3:43 AM - 5 comments

November 30

Arrow: Invasion!  Season 5, Episode 8

The crossover continues with Oliver waking up to a life where he never got on the Queen's Gambit, Robert and Moira Queen are alive and well, and his wedding to Laurel is imminent. Meanwhile, Felicity and the recruits take on a new threat with help from the Flash, Supergirl, and Cisco. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:28 PM - 10 comments

Young Justice: Downtime  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 8

When Aqualad makes a visit to Atlantis, and contemplates leaving the Team, the undersea city is attacked by Black Manta. Also, a look at family life for Wally, Dick, and Artemis. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero at 6:38 PM - 1 comment

Podcast: Homecoming: 3. PHONY

A road trip. A simulation. A pivot. Another road trip. A viper's nest. [more inside]
posted by CMcG at 2:28 PM - 0 comments

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Shadow of Malevolence  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 3

The Separatists' secret weapon, a massive ship based ion cannon, has been revealed, and must be destroyed before it can cripple and destroy any more Republic fleets. Anakin Skywalker, Plo Koon, and Ahsoka Tano set out to do so with a flight of Y-wings, but first they must survive the journey to the dangerous ship. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 11:12 AM - 0 comments

Drunk History: Hamilton  Season 4, Episode 9

Lin-Manuel Miranda brings us a couple of stories from a little play you might have heard of, a couple of stories that didn't make it into the play, a guest spot via video chat with ?uestlove, and the revelation that he likes the Monkees more than the Beatles. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan at 7:17 AM - 16 comments

The Flash: Invasion!  Season 3, Episode 8

The crossover event continues with aliens attacking Central City and Barry asking the Green Arrow for help to stop them. But they soon realize the battle is bigger than they thought, so they track down the Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl to help. Once all of the super friends are assembled, they come up with a plan to attack but a shocking secret related to Flashpoint is revealed and suddenly no one is sure who they can trust. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:28 AM - 15 comments

November 29

Insecure: Broken as Fuck  Season 1, Episode 8

The lingering tension between Molly and Issa threatens to resurface during a girls' trip. Lawrence reconnects with his friends. [more inside]
posted by gladly at 8:16 AM - 3 comments

The West Wing: Shibboleth  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 8

A shipload of Chinese immigrants lands in California seeking asylum, claiming to be persecuted Christians. In the meantime, Leo's sister is being vetted for a job in the administration, and Charlie is looking for the perfect carving knife. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan at 6:12 AM - 5 comments

Timeless: Space Race  Season 1, Episode 8

The historic Apollo 11 mission unfolds with a nation watching, but Flynn arrives near mission control and sets out to rewrite the events of that day, and the trio reach out to an unsung hero to thwart Flynn's scheme. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:44 AM - 15 comments

Podcast: Crimetown: Chapter 3: The Making of a Mayor

Buddy Cianci runs for mayor as the anti-corruption candidate, promising to change Providence. He's a novice Republican politician in a city ruled by Democrats and mobbed-up unions. As he struggles to get elected, he faces an impossible choice: stay clean and lose, or get a little dirty and win.
posted by ellieBOA at 3:52 AM - 1 comment

November 28

Supergirl: Medusa  Season 2, Episode 8

Eliza comes to town for Thanksgiving, which seems like the perfect opportunity for Alex to come out to her mother. Meanwhile, Winn and James consider telling Kara the truth about the Guardian; and Kara wants to team up with Lena Luthor to combat a deadly virus unleashed by CADMUS. Finally, the Flash and Cisco arrive to ask Supergirl to come to their Earth to start the big 4-show crossover event.
posted by oh yeah! at 9:35 PM - 18 comments

Lucifer: Quid Pro Ho  Season 2, Episode 10

Charlotte tries to turn Chloe against Lucifer in an effort to get him to depart Earth; Amenadiel becomes Charlotte's soldier, leaving Maze to question his loyalty. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:17 PM - 4 comments

The Librarians: And the Fangs of Death  Season 3, Episode 2

Flynn leads the Librarians on a mission to rescue a kidnapped Charlene, but the team falls into a subterranean trap packed with menacing Egyptian werewolves overseen by old nemesis Apep. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:05 PM - 3 comments

Podcast: Homecoming: 2. PINEAPPLE

Belfast is in Dubai. Palm trees are in Florida. A wheelchair is in the bathroom. The Titanic rises.
posted by CMcG at 3:57 PM - 1 comment

Elementary: Ill Tidings  Season 5, Episode 6

Holmes and Watson investigate a mass murder when a chef and his patrons are poisoned after dining on a tasting menu tainted with snake venom. [more inside]
posted by CMcG at 3:56 PM - 1 comment

Elementary: To Catch a Predator Predator  Season 5, Episode 5

Holmes and Watson have plenty of suspects when they investigate the murder of a man who led a secret life as a vigilante, "catfishing" sexual predators on dating sites and publicly shaming them. [more inside]
posted by CMcG at 3:52 PM - 4 comments

The Walking Dead: Swear  Season 7, Episode 6

Kitty litter zombies, Crone Island, and a Tara-fying adventure!
posted by Parasite Unseen at 2:29 PM - 10 comments

Star Wars Rebels: The Wynkahthu Job  Season 3, Episode 9

The morally dubious pirate, Hondo, returns with an offer the rebels cannot refuse, which leads our heroes to a doomed Imperial cargo hauler caught in the whirling winds of hungry maelstrom on a gas giant. As expected, things don't go quite as planned. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 8:03 AM - 2 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Penumbra  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 17

(Series Finale - Part 1 of 9) Sisko puts a ring on it, Worf gets a chance to practice his singing, Dax takes a trip down Memory Lane, the Founder gives Weyoun a piece of her mind, a familiar face gets a different look, a new player enters the game, and Kasidy Yates' future mother-in-law has some bad news. It's the beginning of the end. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack at 6:33 AM - 12 comments

November 27

Westworld: The Well-Tempered Clavier  Season 1, Episode 9

Hector mulls a proposition from Maeve; Dolores and Bernard dredge up old memories; Teddy's enlightenment comes with a cost.
posted by noneuclidean at 7:06 PM - 279 comments

3%: Chapter 8: Button (Botão)  Season 1, Episode 8

On the morning of the Purification Ritual, startling revelations and shifting loyalties leave the fates of four candidates hanging in the balance. (Season finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:32 PM - 5 comments

3%: Chapter 7: Capsule (Cápsula)  Season 1, Episode 7

A night of celebration turns chaotic as Process officials realize there's a traitor in their midst and begin interrogating the candidates. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:26 PM - 0 comments

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Mr. Santiago  Season 4, Episode 7

It's Thanksgiving time at the Nine-Nine! Jake is meeting Amy's dad (special guest star Jimmy Smits) -- a retired NYPD detective nicknamed "The Lion" -- for the first time, and he wants to make a good first impression. Meanwhile, Boyle's attempt to procure a live turkey goes pear-shaped, and Holt and Pimento (returning guest/possible new regular[?] Jason Mantzoukas) navigate the seedy underbelly of dog show gambling. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude at 5:24 PM - 5 comments

3%: Chapter 6: Glass (Vidro)  Season 1, Episode 6

Candidates find a tempting offer waiting for them in their new dorm rooms. Those who decide to stay face daunting individual tests. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 4:13 PM - 1 comment

3%: Chapter 5: Water (Água)  Season 1, Episode 5

Painful memories come flooding back to Ezequiel as Aline reveals what she's learned and offers to keep it quiet--for a price. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 3:06 PM - 2 comments

3%: Chapter 4: Gateway (Portão)  Season 1, Episode 4

Trapped in the dorms without food or water, the candidates race to find a solution. A sudden change in the test brings out a new side of Marco. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 2:01 PM - 8 comments

3%: Chapter 3: Corridor (Corredor)  Season 1, Episode 3

A nerve-wracking trip through a dark tunnel leaves Joana haunted by a vision from her past. Ezequiel receives an unexpected visitor. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 12:13 PM - 4 comments

Young Justice: Denial  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 7

The Team (sans Robin) is sent to the Tower of Fate by Red Tornado to find Kent Nelson and prevent the helmet of Doctor Fate from falling into the hands of Abra Kadabra and Klarion the Witch Boy. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero at 11:20 AM - 0 comments

November 26

Movie: Scent of a Woman

A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated. Directed by Martin Brest, starring Al Pacino and Chris O'Donnel [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 9:12 PM - 5 comments

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: Fix Everything  Season 1, Episode 6

All conflicts intertwine and come to a head. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:15 PM - 4 comments

Movie: The Edge of Seventeen

High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother.
posted by phunniemee at 5:50 PM - 1 comment

3%: Chapter 2: Coins (Moedas)  Season 1, Episode 2

Fernando's medical exam yields a stunning discovery, a logic puzzle stokes tensions in the group, and Aline tries to find out what Ezequiel is hiding. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 4:07 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Tallulah

Desperate to be rid of her toddler, a dissatisfied Beverly Hills housewife hires a stranger to babysit and ends up getting much more than she bargained for.
posted by ellieBOA at 10:28 AM - 0 comments

Movie: Other People

A struggling comedy writer, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother.
posted by ellieBOA at 9:50 AM - 0 comments

Space: 1999: Death's Other Dominion  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 14

Back after another long break, and given the lack of any inter-episode continuity within most of Season One I'm jumping ahead to 'Death's Other Dominion', featuring BRIAN BLESSED. (Also, lots and lots of Shakespearean thesping, and one of the series' more memorable denouements.) [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger at 7:53 AM - 3 comments

November 25

RuPaul's Drag Race: The Fabulous B*tch Ball  First Watch   Season 4, Episode 11

The race goes to the dogs, when the queens compete in a pageant of canine inspired couture. With extra special guest judges Wynonna Judd and Rose McGowan.
posted by duffell at 4:23 PM - 0 comments

Book: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived.* [more inside]
posted by aniola at 2:55 PM - 3 comments

3%: Chapter 1: Cubes (Cubos)  Season 1, Episode 1

In a grimy near-future, 20-year-olds stream to a sleek testing facility to compete for a spot in an idyllic land known as the Offshore. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 2:54 PM - 13 comments

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Fall  Season 1, Episode 4

Netflix summary: At odds with the most important people in her life, Lorelai seeks wisdom in nature. Rory goes out for a wild night with an unexpected crowd.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 2:33 PM - 74 comments

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Summer  Season 1, Episode 3

Netflix summary: Rory tries to save the Stars Hollow Gazette from shutting down. Lorelai sits on the advisory committee for Taylor's musical. Rory worries about Emily.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 2:32 PM - 29 comments

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Spring  Season 1, Episode 2

Somewhat redacted Netflix summary: Rory's book proposal becomes increasingly difficult. Lorelai and Emily go to therapy together.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 2:30 PM - 25 comments

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Winter  Season 1, Episode 1

Netflix summary: Fresh from a career high, Rory pays a visit to Stars Hollow. Emily copes with Richard's death. The inn keeps Lorelai busy as she ponders her future.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 2:29 PM - 49 comments

The Crown: Gloriana  Season 1, Episode 10

Margaret and Peter are reunited, but another obstacle stands in their way. Elizabeth is torn between her duty as Queen and her love for her sister. (Season finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 10:28 AM - 5 comments

The Crown: Assassins  Season 1, Episode 9

As tensions with Philip increase, Elizabeth spends time with her old friend Porchey. Churchill's portrait is painted for his 80th birthday. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:15 AM - 6 comments

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Rising Malevolence  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 2

When the Separatists unleash a devastating secret weapon on Republic forces, Jedi Master Plo Koon is sent to discover the latest threat in the Clone Wars and soon finds himself and others in a powerless escape pod drifting in the space at the mercy of General Grievous' forces. [more inside]
posted by Atreides at 8:45 AM - 0 comments

November 24

Movie: Moana

A young woman uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui. [more inside]
posted by PearlRose at 8:25 PM - 36 comments

Podcast: Homecoming: 1. MANDATORY

New clients arrive. A customer asks for the bill. The airport signage needs a lot of work. A bird wakes up in the Everglades.Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.
posted by CMcG at 8:39 AM - 2 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges  Rewatch   Season 7, Episode 16

Bashir attends a medical conference…on Romulus. Naturally, the conference turns out to be more than it seems…but, with Section 31 involved, it turns out to be more than it seems that it seems. …Or is it? [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 5:41 AM - 24 comments