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July 22

Friends from College: Second Wedding  Season 1, Episode 5

The friend group attends the wedding of a college friend, Rich. They are joined by an old friend and former flame of Sam's known as "Party Dog." Ethan's alter ego "Fun Ethan" emerges, as does Lisa's "Judge Lisa." Max makes a toast.
posted by bunderful at 7:53 PM - 0 comments

Friends from College: Party Bus  Season 1, Episode 5

To cheer up Lisa, Ethan hires a party bus to take the friend group on a wine tour Long Island.
posted by bunderful at 10:46 AM - 1 comment

Movie: Okja

Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 10:30 AM - 2 comments

July 21

Movie: The Parallax View

The Parallax View, directed by Alan J. Pakula, stars Warren Beatty as a reporter who unearths evidence of a massive conspiracy to assassinate political figures, the work of the sinister Parallax Corporation. It’s part of a wave of similarly paranoid thrillers that swept through movie theaters in the 1970s in response to post-1968 disillusionment and the bona fide conspiracy of Watergate: Pakula’s All the President’s Men, Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation, Sydney Pollack’s Three Days of the Condor, and many more. [more inside]
posted by growabrain at 9:07 PM - 2 comments

Fear the Walking Dead: Season 3A  Season 3 (Full Season)

As Fear the Walking Dead returns for Season 3, the families will be brought together in the vibrant and violent ecotone of the U.S.-Mexico border. International lines done away with following the world’s end, the characters must attempt to rebuild not only society, but family as well. [more inside]
posted by jimw at 7:04 PM - 7 comments

Killjoys: The Lion, The Witch & The Warlord  Season 3, Episode 4

An ambush sends Dutch and Johnny running to Pree's warlord past for help, as D'avin tries to get to the bottom of a Black Warrant that hits unexpectedly close to home. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:30 PM - 2 comments

Movie: Dunkirk

Miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada, and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, France, between May 26- June 04, 1940, during Battle of France in World War II. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter at 9:49 AM - 6 comments

July 20

Friends from College: Mission Impossible  Season 1, Episode 4

Ethan and Lisa do everything for in vitro fertilization to work. Max and Felix celebrate a special date. Sam decides to open it.
posted by bunderful at 6:44 PM - 4 comments

Friends from College: All Nighter  Season 1, Episode 3

Ethan rushes against the clock for ideas for a new book. Sam, Lisa and Marianne meet admirers in a bar.
posted by bunderful at 5:41 AM - 5 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Blood Fever  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 16

Ensign Vorik, in a commanding capacity, chooses his first mate. But she prevents his intended debriefing by employing evasive maneuvers after first contact. Then on the holodeck, he faces the risk of dishonorable discharge. And after the climax, in a scene with Janeway and Chakotay: somebody bones. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 4:37 AM - 11 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE SHE-CREATURE  Season 8, Episode 8

"HYPNOTIZED! Reincarnated as a Monster from Hell!" "IT CAN AND DID HAPPEN! Based on authentic FACTS you've been reading about!" Facts eh? In this movie, an evil hypnotist tells a lady to SLEEP!, causing her to summon an ancient lobster woman from the sea, who goes on a rampage. Because all prospective licensed hypnotists learn about calling crustacean people on the first day of class. This is exactly why you shouldn't get your news of current events from movie posters. It's the last episode on Observer world and the last we see of the other Observers (well they do turn up again once later). YouTube (1h31m) Premiered April 5, 1997. [more inside]
posted by JHarris at 1:20 AM - 5 comments

July 19

Dark Matter: Wish I Could Believe You  Season 3, Episode 7

Six recalls some memories of his past life, all while struggling to separate perception from reality. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx at 7:42 PM - 1 comment

Friends from College: Connecticut House  Season 1, Episode 2

Lisa's new career does not start well. Mariane prepares for the premiere of her play. And Ethan finds out he does not handle animals.
posted by bunderful at 5:33 PM - 3 comments

Book: Punisher Max Complete Collection Vol. 1

Experience the gritty and uncompromising Punisher MAX from the very beginning! When a mob hit killed his beloved wife and children, Frank Castle became the Punisher - an unstoppable one-man army waging war on every piece of criminal scum plaguing New York's streets. But do the Punisher's origins trace back even further? In 1971 Vietnam, Captain Castle's platoon faces a Viet Cong attack...and to survive, he must make a grim choice. [more inside]
posted by KMH at 1:35 AM - 2 comments

July 18

The Strain: The Worm Turns  Season 4, Episode 1

The Strain is back, and I have posted in case anyone is still watching. [more inside]
posted by mordax at 6:39 PM - 8 comments

Friends from College: Welcome to New York  Season 1, Episode 1

Lisa and Ethan move to New York, meet old friends from college, and discover that some secrets are hard to maintain.
posted by bunderful at 5:55 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 363: Breathing in Space

We've got that San Diego Comic-Con fever! And ... it's a real, real bad case. We've got the Spider-Man Shakes, and Batman Sweats, and have to cancel the rest of our public appearances, just to try and keep this thing contained. Suggested talking points: Cosplay Corner, Panini Poppin' Daddies, Adult Happy Meals, A Hilarious Bit About Starbucks Prices, Buzz & Lance, Gym Etiquette, Tim's Bad Donut
posted by drezdn at 10:55 AM - 4 comments

The Bachelorette: Week 8  Season 1, Episode 1

Hometown dates with the final four, and twitter is in meltdown mode over everything that happened to Dean. [more inside]
posted by the webmistress at 7:15 AM - 13 comments

Movie: War for the Planet of the Apes

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter at 4:33 AM - 5 comments

July 17

Preacher: Dallas  Season 2, Episode 5

Jesse learns of Tulip's secret relationship. We discover more of Jesse and Tulip's past and the darker side of Jesse. [more inside]
posted by durandal at 10:31 PM - 11 comments

Movie: The Little Hours

The Little Hours, the only movie currently in theaters based on the Decameron and starring Audrey Plaza and Alison Brie, depicts a young servant in 14th century Italy who flees his master and winds up at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns. [more inside]
posted by chesty_a_arthur at 7:31 AM - 8 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Coda  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 15

Go into the light... go into the liiiiiiiiight, Kathryn... yes, into the light... that light... the one that's right in front of you... gotta get into that light... go ahead... time's a-wastin', I got stuff to do... any day now... damnit, will you just go into the freakin' light already?!? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack at 7:16 AM - 15 comments

Podcast: Hello from the Magic Tavern: Season 2, Ep 18 - The Basement

Arnie and Usidore sneak into the basement while Chunt distracts Blemish. [more inside]
posted by FallowKing at 4:01 AM - 1 comment

July 16

Game of Thrones: Dragonstone  Books Included   Season 7, Episode 1

Arya makes her big return to Westeros. Jon and Sansa disagree on strategy. The Hound gets lectured. Cersei and Jamie disagree on strategy. Samwell gets lectured. The existence of the sand snakes is briefly mentioned. Dany makes her big return to Westeros.
posted by skewed at 8:02 PM - 119 comments

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 10  First Watch   Season 3, Episode 10

Laura is the one. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow at 7:02 PM - 121 comments

Game of Thrones: Dragonstone  Show Only   Season 7, Episode 1

SHOW ONLY THREAD. Jon Snow organizes the defense of the North. Cersei tries to even the odds. Samwell discovers crucial information. Daenerys comes home. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 7:01 PM - 331 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #101 Minka

A man takes on an impossible job: fixing the place you go before you die. [more inside]
posted by radioamy at 11:17 AM - 7 comments

Orphan Black: Manacled Slim Wrists  Season 5, Episode 6

Krystal returns with a surprising piece of intel. As tensions rise in the village, a new arrival at the house pushes Susan to her breaking point.
posted by Pendragon at 1:28 AM - 10 comments

July 15

Killjoys: The Hullen Have Eyes  Season 3, Episode 3

The Killjoys trace the last coordinates of a Black Root ship to a radiation scorched planet, finding an abandoned Hullen training camp, creepy inhabitants, and a surprising connection to their past. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:00 AM - 9 comments

July 13

Podcast: Alice Isn't Dead: Part 2, Chapter 8: Absent Family

The return to a certain abandoned house.
posted by jazon at 12:32 PM - 0 comments

Podcast: Alice Isn't Dead: Part 2, Chapter 7: The Monk of Crystal Springs

Once a man lived at the Crystal Springs Rest Area. He doesn't live there anymore. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 12:31 PM - 0 comments

Podcast: The McElroy Brothers Will Be In Trolls 2: Chapter 3

This time, The McElroy Brothers ask Archer creator Adam Reed to help get them into Trolls 2.
posted by drezdn at 11:40 AM - 8 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ep. 67. Story and Song - Finale, Part One

Our heroes' memories have returned. At the end of everything, will they stand together against the encroaching darkness? Or will their past sins leave them irrevocably driven apart?
posted by showbiz_liz at 11:33 AM - 39 comments

Movie: I, Daniel Blake

After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance. The newest from critically acclaimed director Ken Loach.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 8:57 AM - 3 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Alter Ego  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 14

Or: "Harry and Tuvok Get Catfished" [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 3:06 AM - 6 comments

July 12

Mystery Science Theater 3000: TERROR FROM THE YEAR 5000  Season 8, Episode 7

"From time unborn... a hideous she-thing!" Guy invents a machine that can send things to and from the future. One of the things that comes is a winsome young future girl who seeks a mate to save future humanity. Sounds good, right? Ha ha no it's a horrible radioactive hellscape and she wears a leotard with sparkly bits on it and kills people and must be stopped. At the end they wonder if they should have helped the future folk after all, and conclude they can do that by avoiding the nuclear apocalypse that created the bad future. Yeah, I'm sure that will happen. It's the last full episode on Observer World, and it's the last Observer-takeover stinger. Mike and the bots get up to some time travel adventures themselves. YouTube (1h32m) - Promo Premiered March 15, 1997. [more inside]
posted by JHarris at 9:33 PM - 3 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: AT THE EARTH'S CORE  Season 11, Episode 14

"Take the Most Terrifying Journey of Your Life!" "4,000 miles to the center of the earth is a world within our world." We've already been to the Center of the Earth with Kathy Ireland in a Jules Verne adaptation, let's now make the trip with Edgar Rice Burroughs why not. This one's got less vaguely Austrialian dystopia and more dinosaurs and cavepeeps. The day of Kinga's ordained wedding (by Kinga) to Jonah for ratings has arrived and Max isn't too happy about it. We also visit with Pearl and company again, meet the Head Observer, through whom we learn you can hire Observers out to fill out crowds, which is pretty enterprising of the omniscient brainguys. And we meet Jonah's robot Growther and a "Reptilicus Metallicus." Also, cliffhanger ending! Creepy outro! Episode 1114, the final episode of Season 11, is on Netflix. [more inside]
posted by JHarris at 9:03 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: Ear Hustle: Looking Out

The need to nurture and show love for another living being (or, in San Quentin parlance, "looking out") is an essential human impulse. Away from your family and friends in prison this can be difficult, if not impossible. Sure, guys create strong bonds among themselves that help to alleviate the pain of missing family. But like on the outside, some people inside just relate better to animals than people.
posted by bq at 2:46 PM - 0 comments

Podcast: StartUp Podcast: Life After Startup (Season 5, Episode 7)

Jason from Bento started a business that prepared and delivered pan-Asian meals on demand. Lauren and Emma from Dating Ring wanted to reinvent online dating. Mary from Saint Harridan made sharp suits for masculine women and trans men. And Mike moved food across international borders, evading employees of a large grocery store chain. This episode, we return to some of the companies we followed in previous seasons and find out how their founders are doing—and what the label "entrepreneur" means to them now.
posted by bq at 2:38 PM - 0 comments

July 11

Orange Is the New Black: Season 5 (Full Season)  Season 5 (Full Season)

An experimental season of OITNB, with the entire season taking place over the course of a few days during a prison riot.
posted by The Gooch at 9:32 PM - 11 comments

Book: The Delirium Brief

Someone is dead set to air the spy agency’s dirty laundry in The Delirium Brief, the next installment to Mefi's Own Charles Stross’ Hugo Award-winning comedic dark fantasy Laundry Files series! [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow at 6:41 PM - 18 comments

The Gong Show: Season 1 (2017)  Season 1 (Full Season)

Hello you cheeky monkeys! Tell us how much you love (or hate) the newest version of this classic show! [more inside]
posted by InfidelZombie at 1:15 PM - 12 comments

Book: V for Vendetta

V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts.
posted by latkes at 10:44 AM - 8 comments

Claws: Batshit  Season 1, Episode 5

Desna uses an old grudge to settle Uncle Daddy's mind over who killed Roller. But then...
posted by Etrigan at 8:01 AM - 0 comments

Preacher: Viktor  Season 2, Episode 4

Jesse dives deeper into his search for God with Cassidy. They must take a detour to save Tulip as we discover more about her secret past.
posted by durandal at 2:55 AM - 11 comments

July 10

Movie: Tour De Pharmacy

A mockumentary that chronicles the prevalence of doping in the world of professional cycling. [more inside]
posted by Huffy Puffy at 4:30 PM - 9 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 362: Travis McElroy Presents: Waffle Friend

Okay, so, you're going to hit a point in this episode where we start talking about who would win in a very real war between horse-mounted humans and centaurs. And we want you to know, right now, before getting started, that this will be the remainder of the episode. Just managing expectations, here. Suggested talking points: Preparing for Buffett Battle, Driving Test Cop Friends, Body Exploration, Sisterhood of the Stolen Pants, Garofal-O's, Humans & Horses vs. Centaurs
posted by drezdn at 10:30 AM - 13 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Fair Trade  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 13

When an alien whose primary role on the ship was to be their local guide is on the verge of boldly going where this particular Talaxian hasn't gone before, what's he to do? Suggestion: this would not be a good time to break bad. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack at 7:19 AM - 11 comments

Podcast: Hello from the Magic Tavern: Season 2, Ep 17 - Crazy Jared

Lots of things are changing in the tavern. But can Blemish ever change? [more inside]
posted by FallowKing at 3:50 AM - 4 comments

July 9

Twin Peaks: The Return, Part 9  First Watch   Season 3, Episode 9

This is the chair. (description from Showtime)
posted by infinitewindow at 7:09 PM - 135 comments

Movie: A Simple Plan

When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.
posted by phunniemee at 5:01 PM - 11 comments

Dark Matter: One more card to play  Season 3, Episode 6

The crew of the Raza encounter some familiar faces while Adrian contemplates the future.
posted by sardonyx at 3:36 PM - 8 comments

Movie: Raw

When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her. [more inside]
posted by sapagan at 5:36 AM - 6 comments

Orphan Black: Ease for Idle Millionaires  Season 5, Episode 5

Secrets surface about Kira's special gifts while she spends time bonding with Sarah. Elsewhere: Cosima joins Delphine at the mansion for a strange family dinner.
posted by Pendragon at 4:27 AM - 7 comments

July 8

Podcast: StartUp Podcast: Building The Perfect Cup of Coffee (Season 5, Episode 10)

Mokhtar Alkhanshali is trying to produce the perfect cup of coffee. And he's trying to do it with beans grown in the midst of an active war zone in Yemen. Despite those challenges, his company's first batch earned rave reviews, and sold for $16 a cup at one of the fanciest coffee chains around. But can he turn that early success into a profitable business, or will the challenges of trying to achieve perfection using a supply chain that starts halfway around the world do his young company in? [more inside]
posted by radioamy at 1:58 PM - 2 comments

Podcast: The Flop House: Ep. #235 - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

It's Cagemas in July, with the utterly forgotten USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage. Meanwhile, Stu teaches us how the cool kids say "Indianapolis," Elliott makes fun of an adorable old veteran, and Dan invents the WWDND bracelet. Meanwhile, Owen Wilson shows up way too much. Wikipedia synopsis for USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Movies recommended in this episode: I Am Not Your Negro Crumb Baby Driver LIVE SHOW ALERT! We'll be at the PHILLY PODCAST FESTIVAL on July 16th at 8:30 pm!
posted by drezdn at 1:15 PM - 2 comments

Castlevania: Castlevania (Full Season)  Season 1 (Full Season)

According to IMDB: "A vampire hunter fights to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly creatures controlled by Dracula." Sam Deats directs, and Warren Ellis scripts, this animated bit of video game ridiculousness.
posted by Ipsifendus at 5:03 AM - 17 comments

July 7

Killjoys: A Skinner, Darkley  Season 3, Episode 2

As Dutch and D'avin attempt to train a replacement nerd, John finds his search for Clara is getting under some people's skin. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:10 PM - 5 comments

Movie: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man as a new threat, the Vulture, emerges. [more inside]
posted by GuyZero at 9:36 AM - 55 comments

Movie: The Girl with All the Gifts

A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie. Sure, it might seem like just another zombie movie, but this time with kids, instead it delves into complex issues like race, privilege, culture, immigration and especially biology. Also, Glenn Close, and an amazing first performance by Sennia Nanua, as the gifted girl. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk at 2:56 AM - 9 comments