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March 16

Movie: Drag Me to Hell

A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 8:01 PM - 1 comment

RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race: A Jury of their Queers  Season 3, Episode 8

The finale of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 3 brings the competition to an exciting conclusion. [more inside]
posted by urbanlenny at 9:06 AM - 13 comments

Book: Idaho

A stunning debut novel about love and forgiveness, about the violence of memory and the equal violence of its loss—from O. Henry Prize–winning author Emily Ruskovich. Ann and Wade have carved out a life for themselves from a rugged landscape in northern Idaho, where they are bound together by more than love. With her husband’s memory fading, Ann attempts to piece together the truth of what happened to Wade’s first wife, Jenny, and to their daughters.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 8:15 AM - 1 comment

March 15

Movie: Eastern Promises

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a crime involving a violent Russian mob family. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb at 9:14 PM - 2 comments

Hap and Leonard: Ho-Ho Mambo  Season 3, Episode 2

After a rude welcome to Grovetown, Hap and Leonard meet the local authorities, including a lawman with balls the size of churchbells. Christmas Ants are on the march.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 5:10 PM - 0 comments

Tatort: Im toten Winkel  Season 47, Episode 26

An elderly man, after years of caring for his wife who suffered from Alzheimers, smothers her and tries to kill himself. Detectives Lürsen and Stedefreund of Bremen look into the circumstances that drove the man to such a desperate act. [more inside]
posted by mrcrow at 1:18 PM - 0 comments

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: March 14, 2018  Season 3, Episode 3

  • Act 1: Rex & Mike & Conor & Teens
  • Act 2: Cy Vance: Technically Legal | Act 1 | Act 2
  • Act 3: Elected Prosecutors: Doin' Whatever They Want
  • [more inside]
    posted by numaner at 12:50 PM - 0 comments

    The X-Files: Nothing Lasts Forever  Season 11, Episode 9

    While investigating human organ theft, Mulder and Scully uncover a mysterious cult consumed with macabre rituals. [CW: gory surgery and dissection scenes] [more inside]
    posted by filthy light thief at 7:44 AM - 12 comments

    Podcast: Reply All: #118 A Pirate In Search of a Judge

    One day, Cayden received an email from their internet provider that said "stop pirating TV shows or we'll cut off your internet!" Cayden had no idea what they were talking about. So Alex decided to investigate.Further Reading Vulture's recap of "Old Loves" (Girls Season 5, Episode 4)
    posted by Tevin at 6:05 AM - 7 comments

    Star Trek: Voyager: One Small Step  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 8

    My god… It's full of space garbage… [more inside]
    posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 3:15 AM - 4 comments

    March 14

    Mystery Science Theater 3000: BLOOD WATERS OF DR. Z  Season 10, Episode 5

    a.k.a. Zaat. "Is The Monster Man...Fish...Or Devil?" "It Would Take An Atom Bomb To Wipe Out The Walking Catfish!" "WARNING! Positively no one admitted during last 15 minutes!" Sargassum! After a short, nonsensical narration of an aquarium, a scientist charts on his gigantic circular day-planner his revenge on the scientific establishment, and the world that shunned his ideas, by turning himself into a monster that he calls (but isn't) a fish, then sets about making himself a fishy mate, while very southern authorities try to stop him. We've been through some adventures, haven't we? Well here's one more, the last of what I'd call the extreme pain category of episodes. Great host segments in this one! This episode is available to watch on YouTube. Premiered June 27, 1998. Eight episodes left. [more inside]
    posted by JHarris at 11:00 PM - 4 comments

    Special Event: 2018 NCAA Tournament

    Discuss the NCAA Tournament here! If you want to get in on the action, a brackets post is up on MetaTalk.
    posted by restless_nomad at 7:55 PM - 37 comments

    The Magicians: The Art of the Deal  Show Only   Season 3, Episode 10

    Quentin and Alice search the castle for an important object, while Julia and Fen work with an enemy. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 7:18 PM - 11 comments

    Movie: JCVD

    Jean-Claude Van Damme gets involved in a bank robbery with a hostage situation and reflects about his life during it. [more inside]
    posted by MoonOrb at 5:51 PM - 5 comments

    iZombie: Brainless in Seattle, Part 1  Season 4, Episode 3

    Liv blisses out on hopeless romantic brain as we learn more about Undead Seattle's various black markets. Also: Ravi gets a makeover! [more inside]
    posted by thecaddy at 1:03 PM - 9 comments

    Westworld: The Stray  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 3

    Elsie and Stubbs head into the hills in pursuit of a missing host. Teddy gets a new backstory, which sets him off in pursuit of a new villain, leaving Dolores alone in Sweetwater. Bernard investigates the origins of madness and hallucinations within the hosts. William finds an attraction he'd like to pursue and drags Logan along for the ride. [more inside]
    posted by elsietheeel at 11:47 AM - 0 comments

    Movie: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    English gangster Albert Spica has taken over the high-class Le Hollandais Restaurant, run by French chef Richard Boarst. Spica makes nightly appearances at the restaurant with his retinue of thugs. His oafish behavior causes frequent confrontations with the staff and his own customers, whose patronage he loses, but whose money he seems not to miss. Forced to accompany Spica is his reluctant, well-bred wife, Georgina, who soon catches the eye of a quiet regular at the restaurant, bookshop owner Michael. Under her husband's nose, Georgina carries on an affair with Michael with the help of the restaurant staff. (from Wikipedia.) [more inside]
    posted by dnash at 9:35 AM - 3 comments

    Babylon 5: Legacies  Season 1, Episode 17

    [arc] A Minbari war cruiser arrives to display the body of a fallen Warrior caste leader. Meanwhile, Talia and Ivanova butt heads over the fate of a young telepath... "You talk like a Minbari, Commander! Perhaps there was some small wisdom in letting your species survive." [more inside]
    posted by flibbertigibbet at 7:43 AM - 3 comments

    March 13

    Black Lightning: The Book of Revelations  Season 1, Episode 8

    Black Lightning works with Anissa to help find information to clear his name. Jennifer begins interning for Lynn, and discovers something unexpected. Meanwhile, Gambi finds himself in a precarious situation. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 9:04 PM - 6 comments

    The Flash: Run, Iris, Run  Season 4, Episode 16

    Team Flash confront a new bus meta, Matthew AKA Melting Pot, who has the ability to swap people's DNA, and accidentally takes Barry's speed away and gives it to Iris. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 9:04 PM - 13 comments

    Movie: The Cooler

    In an old school Las Vegas casino, its top gambling jinx breaks his curse when he falls in love, much to his boss' consternation. [more inside]
    posted by MoonOrb at 6:59 PM - 3 comments

    The Walking Dead: Dead or Alive Or  Season 8, Episode 11

    Daryl finds himself in bad company as his group heads to the Hilltop; Gabriel's faith gets tested.
    posted by Happy Dave at 12:42 PM - 11 comments

    Love: Season 3 of Love  Season 3 (Full Season)

    Mickey and Gus continue to explore the limits of their relationship in the final season of "Love."
    posted by drezdn at 5:14 AM - 3 comments

    Legends of Tomorrow: Amazing Grace  Season 3, Episode 14

    When the Legends learn that a mysterious tragedy destroyed Memphis in 1954, thus eradicating the birthplace of rock and roll, they discover the sixth and final totem, the Death Totem. Meanwhile, Zari helps their newest member try to adjust to the team. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 4:59 AM - 9 comments

    March 12

    Lucifer: Let Pinhead Sing  Season 3, Episode 17

    When a superstar singer's life is threatened, the team is thrust into the world of big-ticket stadium shows, crazed fans, and divas, giving Lucifer a run for his money. Meanwhile, Charlotte tries to help Linda and Maze repair their friendship. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 9:01 PM - 2 comments

    Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 397: Burnt Reynolds

    Travis floats a new segment this week that DEFINITELY will not earn us a Cease and Desist from John Quinones and the ABC News Corporation. Also: Some new live show announcements! Tickets go on sale this week! Suggested talking points: What Would You Even Do?, Live Shows!, Cat Technical College, A New Dictionary, Sky Hiking, The Stinkfeet Man, Weed Delivery Driver
    posted by Tevin at 7:22 PM - 8 comments

    Arrow: Doppelganger  Season 6, Episode 15

    Oliver and Thea are shocked to hear that Roy Harper is back in Star City. Black Siren makes a shocking decision. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 7:16 PM - 4 comments

    Movie: Collateral

    A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles. [more inside]
    posted by MoonOrb at 6:43 PM - 10 comments

    Homeland: Active Measures  Season 7, Episode 5

    Keane plays tactics to calm the situation in Richmond; Carrie assembles a team to put pressure on Simone; Saul pursues the Fake News agenda alone. [more inside]
    posted by penguin pie at 5:05 PM - 6 comments

    ER: Season 2 (Full Season)  Season 2 (Full Season)

    Major changes are in store for Dr. Green's personal life as he gets into the swing of his attending position, Carter's confidence is shaken as he begins his surgical internship with Benton, and Dr. Kerry Weaver joins the ER staff as an unpopular replacement for Chief Resident. Meanwhile, Dr. Ross' reckless disregard for hospital policy and himself puts his fellowship and his life in danger, and he struggles to confront his complicated relationship with his absent father. Dr. Lewis is stretched thin trying to balance the demands of her residency (and Dr. Weaver) and an ever-mounting responsibility for her sister and newborn niece. Dr. Benton struggles with the prospect of having to report one of his superiors for discrepancies in a major study in the face of pressure not to. Jeanie begins working in the ER as a physician's assistant and later receives unexpected news. Carol's personal touch with patients gets her into trouble and she begins a relationship with a paramedic. [more inside]
    posted by Krazor at 11:15 AM - 5 comments

    Bob's Burgers: Y Tu Ga-Ga Tambien  Season 8, Episode 9

    Hey, this show still exists! Mr. Frond invents a new playground sport that (surprisingly) takes Wagstaff Elementary by storm: Ga-Ga Ball. Gene, having no affinity for the game, feels left out as the sport consumes every aspect of school social life. Meanwhile, Linda and Teddy work to put on the best toddler story-time ever. [more inside]
    posted by codacorolla at 11:09 AM - 17 comments

    Star Trek: Voyager: Dragon's Teeth  Rewatch   Season 6, Episode 7

    Voyager has one of its strangest encounters yet when it comes across a human serviette wearing a tam o' shanter--wait [peers at index card] sorry, I thought that it said "Nardwuar"--why the heck am I still using index cards in the twenty-first century, anyway? We're getting warp drive in a few decades! [more inside]
    posted by Halloween Jack at 7:19 AM - 5 comments

    My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman: You Know, She Has a Nobel Peace Prize  Season 1, Episode 3

    From a Taliban attack to a Nobel Prize to Oxford: Malala Yousafzai walks Dave through her extraordinary journey, her life's mission, and her new home.
    posted by DevilsAdvocate at 4:17 AM - 3 comments

    Podcast: Hello from the Magic Tavern: Season 2, Ep 50 - Reply All Wizards

    The secrets of the multiverse may be may be discovered by reporter Alex Goldman after he places a call to a mysterious green wizard. [more inside]
    posted by FallowKing at 2:21 AM - 3 comments

    March 11

    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Cyptocurrencies  Season 5, Episode 4

    This week:
    • President Trump suddenly agrees to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, reversing decades of precedent on a whim.
    • International Women's Day, "that one special day for half the population of Earth. Knock yourselves out, three-and-a-half billion people!" A roundup of disturbing and disgusting responses from across the media, finishing with Vladimir Putin.
    • And Now: An MSNBC Guest, Brought On To Discuss Gary Cohn's Departure, Can't Get Over The "Bachelor" Finale.
    • Main Story: Cryptocurrencies, "Everything you don't understand about money combined with everything you don't understand about computers." In a field fulled with ridiculous terms like HODL and LAMBO, LWT invited an inspirational speaker (Keegan Michael Key) to promote their new way of dealing with cryptocurrencies, responsibility: "Instead of being HODL, you have to be CRAEFUL!"
    [more inside]
    posted by JHarris at 11:06 PM - 16 comments

    Timeless: The War to End All Wars  Season 2, Episode 1

    In the Season 2 premiere, after barely escaping an explosion at Mason Industries, Wyatt and Rufus chase the Mothership back to a French battlefront during WWI to rescue Lucy from Rittenhouse. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 9:01 PM - 5 comments

    Counterpart: Love the Lie  Season 1, Episode 8

    The aftermath of the Indigo school discovery takes an emotional toll. Quayle grapples with his wife's new identity. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 8:38 PM - 5 comments

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Law and Order: SVU Season 18  Season 18 (Full Season)

    Full season out on Netflix.
    posted by kittensofthenight at 7:39 PM - 0 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA Playland  Season 2, Episode 13

    Waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, Jessica once again finds herself torn between two worlds and facing an impossible choice. (Season 2 Finale) [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 3:18 PM - 19 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA Pray for My Patsy  Season 2, Episode 12

    As Jessica and Dorothy wait anxiously for updates on Trish, a call from Costa brings alarming news. Jeri hatches a plan to get her revenge. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 1:41 PM - 4 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA Three Lives and Counting  Season 2, Episode 11

    Shocked by her own actions and haunted by visions of Kilgrave, Jessica worries she's turning into a monster. Trish's plans for Karl become clear. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 11:55 AM - 10 comments

    Movie: Brick

    A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. [more inside]
    posted by MoonOrb at 11:03 AM - 12 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA Pork Chop  Season 2, Episode 10

    Jeri finagles a deal for her new client in exchange for Karl's location. Trish forges ahead with her own investigation. A prison guard crosses a line. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 10:06 AM - 6 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA Shark in the Bathtub, Monster in the Bed  Season 2, Episode 9

    The shooting forces Jessica to rethink her plans. Meanwhile, Oscar asks for help with a family crisis, and Trish's frustrations finally boil over. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 8:20 AM - 4 comments

    Ash vs Evil Dead: Apparently Dead  Season 3, Episode 3

    Ruby uses her maternal instincts (and some creepy blood-and-bug sorcery) to drive a deeper wedge between Ash and Brandy.
    posted by kittens for breakfast at 5:46 AM - 2 comments

    Saturday Night Live: Sterling K. Brown, James Bay  Season 43, Episode 17

    Host: Sterling K. Brown, Musical Guest: James Bay [more inside]
    posted by DizzyOnBugSpray at 1:41 AM - 21 comments

    Movie: The Limehouse Golem

    A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times - the mythical so-called Golem - must be responsible. [more inside]
    posted by lesser weasel at 12:37 AM - 1 comment

    March 10

    Jessica Jones: AKA Ain't We Got Fun  Season 2, Episode 8

    While Jessica debates her next move, Malcolm confronts Trish about her erratic behavior, and Jeri makes contact with a healer. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 8:47 PM - 4 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA I Want Your Cray Cray  Season 2, Episode 7

    Flashbacks shed new light on the aftermath of the family's car accident and reveal a painful turning point in Jessica's adult life. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 6:38 PM - 20 comments

    Movie: Zombieland

    A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. [more inside]
    posted by MoonOrb at 4:38 PM - 7 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA Facetime  Season 2, Episode 6

    Jessica gate-crashes an exclusive country club on the hunt for the killer, and Trish's new addiction begins to spiral out of control. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 4:26 PM - 19 comments

    Deadwood: A Lie Agreed Upon: Part II  Season 2, Episode 2

    Alma and an increasingly self-destructive Bullock face an abrupt decision on their future. At the Gem, while Swearengen readies for another showdown with Bullock, infighting between Silas Adams and Dan Dority yields more feed for Wu's pigs. Doc Cochran is surprised by Calamity Jane, who has returned to camp in a state of inebriated deterioration. [more inside]
    posted by porpoise at 4:04 PM - 0 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA The Octopus  Season 2, Episode 5

    Backed into a corner, Jessica's forced to share her intel on the killer. A groggy Trish tries to pull herself together before an important meeting. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 2:02 PM - 8 comments

    Hap and Leonard: The Two-Bear Mambo  Season 3, Episode 1

    When Leonard gets arrested for burning down the crackhouse next door (again), police detective Marvin Hanson makes a deal with Hap: he'll free Leonard, but only if our heroes take a trip to nearby Grovetown to find a missing person. Grovetown is a Klan stronghold where it's said a legendary bluesman once met the Devil on a dark night. Some say the Devil never left.
    posted by kittens for breakfast at 1:46 PM - 1 comment

    Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo  Season 2 (Full Season)

    In the East Texas of the late 1980s, two rough and tumble ne'er-do-wells with hearts of gold try and fail to stay out of trouble. An action-comedy/mystery that's deeper than you expect and funny as hell. All episodes on Netflix. (So is Season 1, but you don't need to watch it to enjoy this.) [more inside]
    posted by kittens for breakfast at 1:36 PM - 0 comments

    Jessica Jones: AKA God Help the Hobo  Season 2, Episode 4

    Between anger management classes and tabloid scandals, Jessica and Trish track down a third patient linked to IGH. Oscar extends an olive branch. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 9:58 AM - 19 comments

    Babylon 5: Eyes  Season 1, Episode 16

    [minor arc episode] Sinclair and his staff are investigated by internal affairs because of the past year events, thanks to Jeffrey "haven't found a rule I wouldn't bend" Sinclair. Meanwhile, Garibaldi and Lennier bond over rebuilding an Old Earth motorcycle. "I must admit, Mr. Garibaldi, I am fascinated by this vehicle. Do you realize that it was a symbol of masculinity in your society at one time?" [more inside]
    posted by flibbertigibbet at 8:33 AM - 1 comment

    Jessica Jones: AKA Sole Survivor  Season 2, Episode 3

    As her visions intensify, Jessica visits an abandoned clinic, where she stumbles on a new lead. Jeri faces an ultimatum after her secret gets out. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 7:55 AM - 7 comments

    March 9

    Jessica Jones: AKA Freak Accident  Season 2, Episode 2

    Jessica sets out to find Dr. Kozlov and makes a startling discovery. Trish recruits Malcolm for backup as she visits a figure from her past. [more inside]
    posted by oh yeah! at 8:21 PM - 10 comments

    Supernatural: A Most Holy Man  Season 13, Episode 15

    Sam and Dean are close to collecting everything they need to open a rift into the Apocalyptic World and possibly rescuing Mary and Jack. The one missing ingredient leads the Winchesters to a black market for religious relics where everything is not always as it seems. [more inside]
    posted by litera scripta manet at 7:07 PM - 12 comments