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Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Ep. 59. Lunar Interlude V: Reunion Tour - Part Two

Our heroes are out of time, out of options, out of places to hide. The holes in their history are starting to fill in; but are they going to like the answers they receive? We're almost caught up, now. Taako fights his fears. Merle loses faith. Magnus hears music.
posted by Tevin to FanFare on Mar 23 at 10:30 AM
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The Expanse: The Weeping Somnambulist

Avasarala questions Draper as conspiracies unravel on Earth. The Rocinante crew attempts to avert a disaster.
posted by zarq to FanFare on Mar 23 at 11:49 AM
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Podcast: S-Town: Chapter I

"If you keep your mouth shut, you'll be surprised what you can learn." From Serial and This American Life comes S•Town, narrated by Brian Reed. Meet John B McLemore, he has some stories to tell...
posted by progosk to FanFare on Mar 28 at 8:40 AM
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Book: Book: Parable of the Sower

When unattended environmental and economic crises lead to social chaos, not even gated communities are safe. In a night of fire and death Lauren Olamina, a minister's young daughter, loses her family and home and ventures out into the unprotected American landscape. But what begins as a flight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny... and the birth of a new faith.
posted by chainsofreedom to FanFare on Mar 22 at 10:47 AM
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Book: Stamped from the Beginning

Ibram X. Kendi argues in Stamped from the Beginning, racist ideas in this country have a long and lingering history, one in which nearly every great American thinker is complicit.
posted by soplerfo to FanFare on Mar 22 at 12:33 PM
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: ANGELS REVENGE

aka Angels' Brigade. "They're Blow You Away!" Seven young women in skintight clothes unconvincingly battle right-wing militia and neighborhood drug dealers. An obvious knockoff of Charlie's Angels, the slime just drips off this movie. In addition to Jim Backus (Misters Howell and Magoo), this movie also has Alan Hale Jr. (The Skipper!), a return appearance by Jack Palance, and also Pat "Mr. Haney" Buttram, Peter Lawford and Arthur Godfrey as himself. This one hurts. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered March 11, 1995.
posted by JHarris to FanFare on Mar 23 at 10:30 AM
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Legion: Chapter 7

David tries to find a way out of his predicament.
posted by oh yeah! to FanFare on Mar 22 at 8:28 PM
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Book: Gotham Central Omnibus

Gotham's Finest work around the clock to not only keep the world's most psychotic criminals off the street, but also cleaning up the mess left behind by Batman's one-man war on crime.
posted by KMH to FanFare on Mar 23 at 9:03 AM
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Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 347: Donut Miss This Episode!

Happy MaxFunDrive, everybody! We recorded this one in a hotel room rigth before our recent live show in Portland. The audio isn't as tight as we like it -- Travis in particular sounds like he's recording from inside of a well -- but we hope you enjoy it, nevertheless! Suggested talking points: Together Again, BSKT, Kicking Some Butt, Numa Numa Revelations, Austin Powers: Sins of the Father, Kid Star School, Pancakes DIY, Breaking DDR Boys News
posted by drezdn to FanFare on Mar 20 at 12:15 PM
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Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: PILOT: The McElroy Brothers Will Be In Trolls 2, Chapter 1

Happy #MaxFunDrive, to celebrate, we're giving you a sneak peak at our next project, a narrative, non-fiction prestige podcast about how we got into Trolls 2. This is not a goof. The McElroy Brothers Will Be In Trolls 2. Music: Underscore Orkestra, "Troll of the Mountain Swing"
posted by kmz to FanFare on Mar 23 at 3:05 PM
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Podcast: Reply All: #91 The Russian Passenger

Somewhere in Russia, a man calls for a car. Somewhere in New York City, a stranger's phone buzzes.
posted by radioamy to FanFare on Mar 16 at 9:22 AM
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The Expanse: The Seventh Man

Earth and Mars prepare for a peace conference. Bobby recounts the events on Ganymede. Belter politics on Tyco Station. Anderson Dawes makes a move.
posted by fimbulvetr to FanFare on Mar 9 at 11:34 AM
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Book: Sourcery

Book 5 in our Publication Order read through of the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett.
posted by lazaruslong to FanFare on Mar 25 at 6:36 AM
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Star Trek: Voyager: Tattoo


Star Wars Rebels: Twin Suns

Reacting to a vision of Maul, Ezra defies Hera and Kanan to travel to a remote planet in hopes of stopping the former Sith lord.
posted by zarq to FanFare on Mar 27 at 8:15 AM
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Twin Peaks redux?

So I'm not sure what the protocol is for a show that has already been done in Fanfare, but in the lead up to the new series, I started KidRuki on Twin Peaks for the first time tonight. Kid's coming into this completely unspoiled, and it is fascinating to watch it through Kid's eyes. (Kid thinks Audrey did it!) Can we do a re-watch until new episodes air in May?
posted by Ruki to FanFare on Mar 25 at 9:20 PM
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Elementary: Dead Man's Tale

Sherlock and Joan question how well they know Shinwell when they investigate the possibility he may have gotten away with the unsolved murder of his friend, a fellow gang member.
posted by CMcG to FanFare on Mar 27 at 3:07 PM
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Movie: Naked Lunch

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, writer and exterminator Bill Lee (Peter Weller) accidentally murders his wife (Judy Davis) and becomes involved in a secret government plot in the Interzone, a port town in North Africa. Or, perhaps, he’s wandering the streets in a drugged haze. Or both. Per the MPAA, “Rated R for heavy drug content, bizarre eroticism, and language”
posted by Going To Maine to FanFare on Mar 27 at 10:10 PM
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Girls: Full Disclosure

Marnie tries to convince Desi to follow through with their planned gig at her mother friend's birthday party; Hannah gets advice on an important decision from her father and his new partner; Elijah helps a co-worker run lines for an audition.
posted by lunasol to FanFare on Mar 21 at 8:25 AM
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Girls: Gummies

Adam and Jessa begin shooting scenes for their film; Hannah's mother has a hard time accepting the next phase of her life; Marnie does a less-than-stellar job of being there for a grieving Ray.
posted by roolya_boolya to FanFare on Mar 13 at 1:18 PM
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...who I will now just call George Marsington. [view]
posted by ROU_Xenophobe to FanFare on Mar 24 at 6:22 PM
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The prior season episode threads here lacked a "books included" flag, as do these. ...but they also lack a "Show Only" tag, and there were arguments about this last season. My own sense is that there is not enough traffic in Expanse threads to sustain show-only and explicitly-books-included threads. My sense of... [more]
posted by ROU_Xenophobe to FanFare on Mar 24 at 6:24 AM
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I straight up stood up in my seat and said FUCK YEAH AVASARALA for that "whatever I goddamn like". So good, and her dresses were so beautiful. [view]
posted by corb to FanFare on Mar 23 at 4:37 PM
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A couple times, during interviews, Patrick Stewart has said that during the first premiere, he and Hugh Jackman were sitting beside each other - and at the end scene, he suddenly felt Hugh Jackman take his hand and hold it. He looked at Hugh and saw he was wiping his eyes - and then Stewart realized he was crying too, and so they watched the very... [more]
posted by EmpressCallipygos to FanFare on Mar 24 at 5:26 PM
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Hah: The scene where Danny strikes a Black student down with a kendo stick for laughing at his overtly serious attitude towards kung fu after Danny came barging in and interrupted the class is a constant reminder of the position we’ve been forced into: us on the ground, looking up at you, wondering what did we ever do to you and what gave you... [more]
posted by mordax to FanFare on Mar 22 at 10:57 AM
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"My memory's a bit...what's the word?...dishes." [view]
posted by middleclasstool to FanFare on Mar 24 at 5:15 AM
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Also the sort of afterward -sociological part was kind of off putting to me because it made it feel less all encompassing. There's something really terrifyingly possible when you're immersed in the story and the afterward is a reminder that it's just a story. I've heard this criticism a lot and I have to say this is actually one of the... [more]
posted by telegraph to FanFare on Mar 11 at 12:04 PM
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British actor playing American-accented character doing a bad British accent such a fun tv trope, He was doing a Patrick Stewart imitation, right? [view]
posted by 1970s Antihero to FanFare on Mar 26 at 8:21 AM
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Here is my ranking of the current Marvel Netflix shows: Your ranking and my ranking are the same. In an earlier thread, I said that while the series picks up after the pilot - one of the worst openers I've ever seen to a show like this - it does improve, but that the high points on Iron Fist are only as good as the low points on the... [more]
posted by mordax to FanFare on Mar 21 at 1:33 PM
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"Hey Kara and J'onn, before you go back to your Earth, do you think you could help us out with this Savitar business?" Obviously we only spend time with these characters when there's heroing to do, but I'd like to see next year's Supergirl/Flash crossover essentially just be Barry And Kara's Day Out where she visits Central City and... [more]
posted by Servo5678 to FanFare on Mar 22 at 7:17 AM
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Did folks see this great action At the Texas legislature this week? [view]
posted by latkes to FanFare on Mar 22 at 12:52 PM
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Well, clearly I'm an easy touch because I enjoyed it. Did not know Cisco sang that well. But then again, writing aside, the actors sell the hell out of Mon-El and Kara and chemistrywise it works for me even if logically "frat boy meets superhero" doesn't. That was clearly a breakup just for this episode. I got a kick out of... [more]
posted by jenfullmoon to FanFare on Mar 22 at 10:41 PM
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When I was a kid, I thought it would be cool to be famous enough that you traveled with an entourage, like Sinatra. Really now I just want my own personal Jemaine Clement to go everywhere with me and provide meta-commentary. [view]
posted by middleclasstool to FanFare on Mar 24 at 5:14 AM
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...is Lup short for Chalupa [view]
posted by showbiz_liz to FanFare on Mar 24 at 5:45 AM
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I'm rooting for Matt Damon Babylon's Ashes (the latest Expanse book) mentions a Martian ship called the Mark Ratney. The Martian and The Expanse are now officially part of the same continuity. Welcome to the Martian Cinematic Universe! [view]
posted by elgilito to FanFare on Mar 25 at 2:23 PM
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OK, just watched the drunken master fight & it's good but it's immediately undercut by Danny's sobbing whiny face at the end of it. I mean, Daredevil's reluctance to kill is due to his Catholic guilt. Yours is because Claire told you not to fifteen minutes ago. [view]
posted by Jugwine to FanFare on Mar 21 at 7:42 PM
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seeing him depicted as such a failure As Iron Fist, he literally had one job. [view]
posted by paper chromatographologist to FanFare on Mar 22 at 12:52 PM
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Without getting into spoilers, I loved the use of Stevens' British accent, especially the humor from it (including American David briefly affecting a "British" accent and other David calling him on it). [view]
posted by Fiberoptic Zebroid and The Hypnagogic Jerks to FanFare on Mar 23 at 5:25 AM
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Here are some links that may help those that don't want to slog through the rest of the series: * Everything You Need to Know About Iron Fist Without Actually Watching Iron Fist * Here's the Important Stuff That Happens in Iron Fist So You Don't Have to Watch It * If You’re Skipping All Of ‘Iron Fist,’ Here’s What You Should Know Before ‘The... [more]
posted by Jugwine to FanFare on Mar 24 at 6:56 AM
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Dunno how others feel, but that comment's a little over the book comparison / spoiler line for me. [view]
posted by rhamphorhynchus to FanFare on Mar 24 at 10:03 AM
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