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March 31

Bloodline: Part 8  Season 1, Ep 8

Kevin recovers at Sally's house. Danny makes a deal with Carlos. One of the murdered girls is identified.
posted by unliteral at 3:59 PM - 1 comment

Podcast: You Must Remember This: 39: Star Wars Episode XIII: Walt Disney

Walt Disney changed Hollywood and brought millions of children and adults boundless joy. And yet, Disney's legacy is marred by the common perception that he was also a racist, misogynist and anti-semite.
posted by Tevin at 12:30 PM - 2 comments

RuPaul's Drag Race: The DESPY Awards  Season 7, Ep 5

With the herd finally thinned enough that everyone's identifiable, the queens are tasked with putting together a fake awards show resulting in the most unexpected laugh line of the episode: "Courage." Kathy Griffin dispenses harsh but accurate comedy advice (though few listen), Isaac Mizrahi delights in judging, and Pearl & Ru have a bizarrely intense stare-off. Also: paper red-carpet dresses. Also also: chickens.
posted by psoas at 9:52 AM - 10 comments

Movie: Blue Jasmine

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love... [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit at 8:32 AM - 4 comments

Community: Queer Studies and Advanced Waxing  Season 6, Ep 4

Copying what Yahoo said about it: The school board invites the Dean to become a member as long as he promotes his “homosexuality.” Chang auditions for “The Karate Kid,” with Annie’s help, and endures abusive treatment from the director. Abed tries to save baby birds nesting on the Greendale internet router with the help of Elroy. (Trigger warning: not all birds survive.) [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon at 7:28 AM - 8 comments

Movie: The Babadook

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her. [more inside]
posted by tel3path at 5:01 AM - 22 comments

Podcast: This American Life: #552: Need To Know Basis

Even when you're not trying to get one over on someone, it can be useful to keep the truth to yourself. Or conversely, to not know why people are lying to your face all the time. This week we'll tell you the whole truth about not telling the whole truth. Including the story of a guy who learned to lie for the first time in his life at age 29.
posted by ellieBOA at 4:00 AM - 3 comments

March 30

Better Call Saul: Pimento  Season 1, Ep 9

Tables turn. [more inside]
posted by mandolin conspiracy at 9:29 PM - 62 comments

Bloodline: Part 7  Season 1, Ep 7

John and Marco get a lead in their investigation. Meg does her best to help Carlos.
posted by unliteral at 4:18 PM - 1 comment

Podcast: Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 54 - Blueprint for Armageddon V

Politics, diplomacy, revolution and mutiny take center stage at the start of this episode, but mud, blood, shells and tragedy drown all by the end.
posted by the man of twists and turns at 3:19 PM - 1 comment

Shameless (US): Civil Wrongs  Season 3, Ep 10

Frank vaults into an elite position as spokesperson for the gay community, giving speeches that are cringe-inducingly unprepared but manage to hit just the right notes to appeal to donors to Abraham Page’s organization. Then Alistair Huddleston shows up touting his Return to Paradise Project, which offers reparative therapy to convert gay people to heterosexuality through “clinical fornication” — “no shame … no guilt … no knowledge of things that distract us from God’s love.” [more inside]
posted by John Cohen at 3:15 PM - 3 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 245: Bro's Better, Bro's Best Ch. 62-71

With Justin moving to an entirely new residence this week, we've compiled another best-of episode for you to reminisce over. Remember the good times? Remember Skulljockeying? Because, like, we don't remember saying this stuff at all.   [more inside]
posted by drezdn at 1:01 PM - 4 comments

Spaced: Change  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 2

Jar Jar Binks, Amber, the Job Centre (oh joy!) and Bilbo (played by Bill Bailey) all figure in this episode. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 9:44 AM - 5 comments

Movie: Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology by HBO based on Lawrence Wright's nonfiction book published in 2013. [more inside]
posted by auggy at 8:59 AM - 9 comments

Vikings: Born Again  Season 3, Ep 6

Planning for the attack on Paris is underway, and Aethelstan meets Ragnar's original source of information concerning the lands to the West. In Wessex, Lady Judith gives birth to a son named Alfred, whom King Ecbert believes may have special importance. Meanwhile, Aethelstan has a religious experience and declares himself a born again Christian, which leads to problems among the rest of the viking community, particularly Floki.
posted by Atreides at 7:06 AM - 9 comments

Vikings: The Usurper  Season 3, Ep 5

The Vikings return from England to discover a surprising death and news of the visit by the Wanderer. Lagertha learns of her usurpation by Kalf and demands Ragnar take action to remove the traitor from her place of power. Back in Wessex, Aethelwulf discovers his wife has been unfaithful, while King Ecbert puts yet another plan into motion concerning the Viking settlement.
posted by Atreides at 7:01 AM - 5 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Blue Spirit  Season 1, Ep 13

Sokka and Katara fall ill and Aang is forced to leave them under the care of Appa and Momo while he searches for a cure. The urgent quest is interrupted when Aang is captured by Commander Zhao, but just when all seems lost, a mysterious blue-masked fighter appears to the rescue. Also reappearing, Uncle Iroh's tsungi horn and the red jeweled monkey statue.
posted by Atreides at 6:54 AM - 16 comments

The Walking Dead: Conquer  Season 5, Ep 16

Daryl experiences trouble on a run while Rick and his group continue to feel like outsiders in Alexandria, where trouble is creeping into the gates.
posted by LizBoBiz at 6:20 AM - 114 comments

Bloodline: Part 6  Season 1, Ep 6

Danny learns an awful truth about the past. Meg takes on a new client. Kevin's personal life takes a turn. [more inside]
posted by unliteral at 4:03 AM - 0 comments

March 29

Last Man on Earth: Mooovin' In  Season 1, Ep 8

You know how some folks were complaining about the titles spoiling this show? YEAH. I can't be vague about that. I will just say that Phil comes up with a "game changer" that he thinks will make him a hero to everyone else, and guess how $%@$$ well that goes. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon at 10:02 PM - 26 comments

Last Man on Earth: She Drives Me Crazy  Season 1, Ep 7

Phil is not getting over his sex shutout any time soon, y'all. Also, that song is playing over and over again. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon at 9:45 PM - 0 comments

The Good Wife: Undisclosed Recipients  Season 6, Ep 17

Alicia pisses off everyone who thinks she's bought her, and then the firm's e-mails for the last four months get hacked. With e-mails from the last two years to come tomorrow. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon at 9:30 PM - 6 comments

Fresh Off the Boat: License to Sell  Season 1, Ep 9

When Jessica goes to get her realtor license, she comes face to face with the best realtor in the city, who has years of experience (and sales) over Jessica, who lies to her family rather than admit she wasn't the best. Louis gets a sit-down, salon-style hair dryer ("and it's beautiful") to reach his "maximum hair potential." Eddie turns to his dad for advice on how to get Nicole to like him, and get some tips in the form of restaurant location guidance. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 5:46 PM - 1 comment

The Mindy Project: What to Expect When You’re Expanding  Season 3, Ep 20

Tamra’s cousin Sheena (Laverne Cox), a stylist, tries to help Mindy regain her lost self-confidence as she gains pregnancy weight. Jeremy gets back into the dating game when he meets Whitney (Cristin Milioti), the serious, work-focused neighbor who shuts down a loud singles pajama party.
posted by filthy light thief at 4:09 PM - 0 comments

The Mindy Project: Confessions of a Catho-holic  Season 3, Ep 19

Mindy pretends to be Catholic in order to win the approval of the strict new priest at Danny's church (Stephen Colbert), a reformed and once notorious bad boy from Danny's old neighborhood. Morgan helps Jeremy prepare for his one-man show about his early life and emigration to America.
posted by filthy light thief at 4:08 PM - 0 comments

Arrow: Suicidal Tendencies  Season 3, Ep 17

Dig and Lyla get some action (although not the kind they were expecting), the Suicide Squad pops up again, the League of Assassins continues to frame the Arrow for murder, Ray Palmer rubs everybody the wrong way, and the A.T.O.M. suit gets its first combat field test.
posted by soundguy99 at 8:52 AM - 21 comments

Aldnoah.Zero: Inherit the Stars (Shooting Star of Yesteryear)  Season 1, Ep 24

Some of the Orbital Knights continue battling UFE forces even after Asseylum's ceasefire order, while others choose to wait and see. In the end peace is established, with the Vers Empire providing Aldnoah technology to Earth in exchange for economic assistance. [more inside]
posted by needled at 7:25 AM - 3 comments

Scandal: Put A Ring On It  Season 4, Ep 20

When Michael gets himself in a bad situation, the Gladiators launch into damage control and put pressure on Cyrus to move up the wedding. Meanwhile, David takes the first step in executing his plan to take down B613.
posted by ellieBOA at 7:17 AM - 0 comments

Scandal: It's Good To Be Kink  Season 4, Ep 16

Olivia springs into action when she hears of a woman intending to expose sex secrets of some of DC's most elite. Meanwhile, Elizabeth fears that Mellie's sister could be detrimental to their political aspirations.
posted by ellieBOA at 6:31 AM - 0 comments

Carnivàle: After The Ball Is Over  Season 1, Ep 2

Ben and Brother Justin meet in a dream. Ben is sent to clean out the baggage car and finds a mystery. Brother Justin tries to open a new church for the migrant workers. [more inside]
posted by drezdn at 6:27 AM - 3 comments

Saturday Night Live: Dwayne Johnson / George Ezra  Season 40, Ep 16

Franchise Viagra takes the reins for the fourth time, busting out "The Rock" Obama, paying tribute to his past with a deeply psychological take on wrestling feuds, and generally being charismatic and game for anything.
posted by Etrigan at 6:08 AM - 11 comments

Fringe: The Box  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 2

In the blue universe, Fauxlivia does some homework with Newton to make her impersonation more plausible—nothing gives away the fact you're from an alternate universe like saying "Bone-o". Her studies are interrupted by a case, which turns out to be the same as the first job she's given Newton: retrieving a box. This must be a rather special box, because the men who were sent to retrieve it both died—yet the box has disappeared. Meanwhile, William Bell's last will and testament is read and turns out to contain a few surprises as well. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel at 4:55 AM - 2 comments

March 28

Bloodline: Part 5  Season 1, Ep 5

While searching for evidence in his case, John finds something disturbing from the family's past.
posted by unliteral at 11:31 PM - 0 comments

Black Sails: XVIII  Season 2, Ep 10

In the Season 2 finale, Flint acquires an unlikely ally; Vane's crew seeks a sea change; and Silver makes a sacrifice.
posted by Catblack at 6:59 PM - 5 comments

Grimm: Double Date  Season 4, Ep 15

The scene of a murder trails back to a strange lovers' quarrel. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 1:39 PM - 7 comments

Helix: Plan B  Season 2, Ep 11

Amy gets her wish; Alan and the strike force return to the Abbey; Peter grows, with Anne's into his leadership role and Soren makes himself useful, or at least that's what Doreen thinks.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 11:16 AM - 1 comment

Star Trek: Catspaw  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 7

The Enterprise travels to planet Pyrus VII and discovers alien visitors that attempt to connect with human consciousness but wind up tapping into the regions of human nightmares instead. This episode is the Star Trek Halloween Special of 1967. [more inside]
posted by Benway at 10:03 AM - 5 comments

Movie: Jack

Because of an unusual aging disorder that has aged him four times faster than a normal human being, a boy enters the fifth grade for the first time with the appearance of a 40 year old man. [more inside]
posted by nubs at 7:31 AM - 5 comments

12 Monkeys: Shonin  Season 1, Ep 11

Ramse arrives in 1987 Tokyo. Cole arrives in 1987 Tokyo. Leland Goines arrives in 1987 Tokyo. A 1000-year-old corpse arrives in 1987 Tokyo. Ramse exploits his insider knowledge of the future. In 2015, Jennifer takes a bath. Back in 2043, Whitley gives Jones some bad news. They have drinks.
posted by Thorzdad at 5:42 AM - 3 comments

March 27

Hannibal: Takiawase  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 4

The FBI is called in when a dead body is discovered, the skull converted into a beehive. Meanwhile Beverly Katz finds a clue about the mural killer that sends her down a deadly path. [more inside]
posted by sparkletone at 10:30 PM - 17 comments

Steven Universe: Joy Ride  Season 1, Ep 52

Steven goes for a ride with the cool kids.
posted by Small Dollar at 12:26 PM - 10 comments

Game of Thrones: The North Remembers  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 1

With a war on the horizon, the Seven Kingdoms are witnessing an ever-growing clash of kings. Tyrion arrives at Kings Landing to take his father's place as Hand of the King. Meanwhile, the bastard sons of King Robert are being hunted down and killed, and his estranged brother Stannis plans to take the Iron Throne for his own. Robb Stark heads South. The Night's Watch arrive at the house of Craster. [more inside]
posted by zarq at 9:32 AM - 8 comments

The Mindy Project: Best Man  Season 3, Ep 21

Mindy starts to question Danny's commitment to their relationship when he's a no-show for dinner with her parents. Meanwhile, when Morgan thinks he overhears Mindy saying Danny is not the father of her baby, he gathers all the guys with whom she's ever slept, in an attempt to figure out who is the real father.
posted by ellieBOA at 9:23 AM - 6 comments

Movie: Housebound

Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. However, when she too becomes privy to unsettling whispers & strange bumps in the night, she begins to wonder whether she's inherited her overactive imagination, or if the house is in fact possessed by a hostile spirit who's less than happy about the new living arrangement. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 9:06 AM - 5 comments

Archer: Drastic Voyage: Part 1  Season 6, Ep 12

In this first part of the two-part season finale, the CIA sends everyone on a last-chance mission, in an homage to The Fantastic Voyage.
posted by Thorzdad at 8:05 AM - 11 comments

Fortitude: Episode 9  Season 1, Ep 9

New & Exclusive. DCI Morton pursues Henry Tyson into the Arctic wilderness in search of the truth, while worrying test results force Governor Odegard to take drastic action. This episode aired on March 26, 2015. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 6:48 AM - 5 comments

Movie: Once Upon a Time in America

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. [more inside]
posted by drezdn at 6:02 AM - 1 comment

Bloodline: Part 4  Season 1, Ep 4

Now I'm starting to get confused. [more inside]
posted by unliteral at 3:49 AM - 2 comments

March 26

Firefly: Serenity  Season 1, Ep 1

A group of people who fought on the losing side of a civil war and others who now make a living on the fringe of society, as part of the pioneer culture that exists on the fringes of their star system.(wiki) [more inside]
posted by valkane at 9:01 PM - 43 comments

The Slap: Rosie  Season 1, Ep 7

Hugo starts out at a new school by doing what Hugo does best, and therefore gets gently kicked out of the school by the end of the day. Rosie panics and proceeds, over the course of the day, to ruin everything. [more inside]
posted by Countess Elena at 8:52 PM - 3 comments

Bloodline: Part 3  Season 1, Ep 3

What a terrific show this is. All the ducks are lining up. [more inside]
posted by unliteral at 7:53 PM - 1 comment

Podcast: Judge John Hodgman: Habeas Spiritus

Should Anton give psychics a chance? This week, with expert witness Carrie Poppy of Oh No! Ross and Carrie! [more inside]
posted by Shmuel510 at 5:43 PM - 7 comments

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Part 6 - Smiley Sets a Trap  Season 1, Ep 6

With a new light cast on the aftermath of Operation Testify—who told Jim Prideaux to forget it, man... forget it! and move on with his post-Circus life—George Smiley knows who in the Merlin/Witchcraft circle to approach first. But before he heads down that path, a bit of follow-up is in order with old-boy lamplighter and drunkard footie newsman Jerry Westerby. [more inside]
posted by carsonb at 4:36 PM - 19 comments

Shameless (US): Frank the Plumber  Season 3, Ep 9

In a pivotal episode, Frank becomes a gay-rights hero, Fiona and Jimmy both get new jobs, Fiona hits it off with her supervisor, Jimmy decides he wants to go to med school, and two love triangles reach new lows. [more inside]
posted by John Cohen at 3:48 PM - 5 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #17 The Time Traveler And The Hitman

In 1997, John Silveira wrote a joke classified ad in a tiny publication called Backwoods Home Magazine asking if anyone wanted to travel back in time with him. A lot of people took him seriously. What do you do when everyone wants you to fix the worst mistakes they've ever made. [more inside]
posted by Gin and Broadband at 3:31 PM - 7 comments

Podcast: Roderick on the Line: Ep. 148: "Can't Find the Starch"

The Problem: You need the belt to see the belt. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 3:21 PM - 0 comments

Movie: Amadeus

The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum. [more inside]
posted by pjern at 12:39 PM - 17 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Storm  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 12

A storm isn't just roiling out in the sea (where Sokka is attempting to earn some money), but there are storms in both Aang and Zuko's hearts, as flashbacks tell us how Aang ended up in the iceberg and where Zuko got his scar. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey at 9:44 AM - 9 comments

The Flash: Rogue Time  Season 1, Ep 16

Barry tries to make the most of his new advantage over Weather Wizard, but events get out of hand quickly. [more inside]
posted by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish at 7:56 AM - 31 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ep. 11. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Two

Our heroes attempt to make the best out of a swampy situation, and race to Rockport before they miss a fateful train. They also meet a beloved radio personality and spokesperson, and hold him ransom for MaxFunDrive donations. Magnus exhibits his upper body strength. Taako gets charming. Merle takes a stink-bath.
posted by drezdn at 7:15 AM - 5 comments