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September 20

Fear the Walking Dead: Blackjack  Season 4, Episode 13

Strand and John are marooned; Luciana aids a man in need; the group's efforts to help a stranger put everyone in danger. [more inside]
posted by jimw at 3:03 PM - 0 comments

Movie: Miss Congeniality

An F.B.I. agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a known terrorist from bombing the event. There's a lot of falling down in high heels. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs at 1:58 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Perfect Blue

A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan. Satoshi Kon's directorial debut.
posted by Berreggnog at 1:04 PM - 2 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #126 Alex Jones Dramageddon

We're back this week with a Yes Yes No. Alex takes PJ and Alex Blumberg through Alex Jones's visit to the Senate. And producer Anna Foley helps us unpack the scandal that's engulfed Beauty YouTube. Alex Jones tweet and Beautube tweet [more inside]
posted by gladly at 7:09 AM - 6 comments

American Horror Story: The Morning After   Season 8, Episode 2

The mysterious Michael Langdon begins to interview the survivors, and an old friend returns.
posted by kittens for breakfast at 6:34 AM - 4 comments

Podcast: Serial: S03 Episode 01: A Bar Fight Walks into the Justice Center

A young woman at a bar is slapped on the butt. So why's she the one in jail? [more inside]
posted by Etrigan at 6:00 AM - 5 comments

September 19

Movie: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

This Oscar nominated documentary tells the story of the only company criminally indicted in the wake of the United States' 2008 mortgage crisis: A small family owned bank serving the Chinese American community. [more inside]
posted by mark k at 9:29 PM - 2 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: TORMENTED  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 14

Our decided-by-poll most-popular showings continue with a rewatch of 414 TORMENTED, part of a big tie for 50th place. God, this supernatural horror story of a lover getting revenge from beyond the grave is depressing. Some good host segments in it though.
posted by JHarris at 5:50 PM - 1 comment

Movie: King Ralph

As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs at 3:44 PM - 5 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Dessert Week  Season 9, Episode 4

It's dessert week! This week, our bakers tackle Meringue Roulades in the signature, attempt to create Raspberry Blancmange with 12 Langues de Chat biscuits in the technical, and wrap this sweet week up with a Melting Chocolate Ball dessert showstopper.
posted by PearlRose at 6:47 AM - 10 comments

Movie: The Tin Drum

On his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum, Oskar recounts the events of his extraordinary life [more inside]
posted by rhizome at 1:11 AM - 2 comments

September 18

Movie: The Emperor's New Groove

Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 1:53 PM - 25 comments

Movie: Slice

In a spooky small town, when a slew of pizza delivery boys are slain on the job, two daring survivors set out to catch the culprits behind the cryptic crime spree.
posted by Berreggnog at 12:32 PM - 1 comment

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 425: Bigfoot Meat

Human civilization has long pondered the question of Bigfoot's existence. But have we, in searching for the Bigfoot, avoided confronting the far more pressing concern: Which kind of dipping sauce goes best with Bigfoot Meat? Suggested talking points: Iron Deferens, Mork Tipping, Demons in the Dugout, Failure to Fish, Harry and Fieri, Not Brave
posted by Tevin at 11:01 AM - 5 comments

Better Call Saul: Something Stupid  Season 4, Episode 7

Jimmy expands his business, but runs into a problem that only Kim can solve; Gus intervenes in Hector's medical care; Mike deals with a setback. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 7:03 AM - 39 comments

September 17

The Dragon Prince: Season 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

Two human princes who forge an unlikely bond with the elfin assassin sent to kill them, embarking on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands. [more inside]
posted by numaner at 1:44 PM - 23 comments

Star Trek: Enterprise: The Andorian Incident  Season 1, Episode 7

Captain Archer’s simple desire to annoy some Vulcan monks is poorly timed. [more inside]
posted by mordax at 8:11 AM - 19 comments

The Venture Bros.: The Unicorn in Captivity  Season 7, Episode 7

Dr. Venture's latest invention is a real game-changer. And the new game is deadly! [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 8:08 AM - 28 comments

Podcast: Hello from the Magic Tavern: Season 2, Ep 77 - Just Todd (w/ Travis McElroy, Live from Indianapolis)

We're back in the Vermillion Minotaur and excited to catch up with Chest Trünkborn, the mimic. [more inside]
posted by FallowKing at 6:26 AM - 0 comments

Podcast: Stay Tuned with Preet: Live from The Apollo (with Bassem Youssef)

Before the Egyptian revolution, Bassem Youssef was a heart surgeon who moonlighted as a political comedian. He went on to become the Jon Stewart of Egypt, poking fun at the regime with an audience of 40 million people. Then he was forced to flee the country. Preet spoke with Bassem live on stage at the Apollo Theater about his journey from doctor to comedian to, now, podcast host in America. Bassem's show, "Remade in America," launches later this month. Plus: Preet reflects on the accusations against former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman — and what might happen next for himself. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.
posted by bunderful at 5:20 AM - 0 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 6: Ready-Like  Season 3, Episode 6

Issa plans a new project; Molly avoids a new guy's advances; the girls are surprised by Tiffany's baby-shower attendees.
posted by nightrecordings at 5:04 AM - 8 comments

September 16

The House of Flowers: Lily (symb. freedom)   Season 1, Episode 3

Roberta's actions inspire Julián to share his own news, but mother Virginia is not prepared to listen to what he has to say -- nor is girlfriend Lucía.
posted by bunderful at 5:45 PM - 2 comments

The House of Flowers: Chrysanthemum (symb. pain)  Season 1, Episode 2

Virginia reads Roberta's letter. Paulina struggles to hide the funeral from her mother and siblings. Ernesto breaks the news to young daughter Micaela.
posted by bunderful at 5:28 PM - 1 comment

The House of Flowers: Narcissus (symb. lies)   Season 1, Episode 1

Family De La Mora celebrates the birthday of the patriarch of the family with a colossal party. However, his lover is planning a surprise for all of them.
posted by bunderful at 3:08 PM - 2 comments

September 15

FLCL: Grown-Up Wannabe  Season 3, Episode 2

When Kana and the girls catch Hijiri kissing a college student, the news has them (and Kana in particular) thinking about being grown up, and what that means. But being adult means more than Kana thinks, especially involving love, relationships...and what's actually important in the long run...
posted by NoxAeternum at 11:57 PM - 3 comments

Babylon 5: Convictions  Season 3, Episode 2

A terrorist/bomber causes chaos on Babylon 5. Missionaries from many faiths arrive on B5 after Kosh's decision in the season two finale. "There, you see? I'm going to live!" "So it would seem. Well, it is an imperfect universe." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet at 5:13 AM - 2 comments

BoJack Horseman: The Stopped Show  Season 5, Episode 12

In the midst of the latest PR crisis, Princess Carolyn gets a life-changing opportunity. With Diane's help, BoJack finally faces the music.
posted by Pendragon at 5:06 AM - 6 comments

BoJack Horseman: The Showstopper  Season 5, Episode 11

"Philbert" is a hit, and filming begins on Season 2. But as BoJack spirals deeper into addiction, he loses his grip on reality.
posted by Pendragon at 5:05 AM - 1 comment

BoJack Horseman: Head in the Clouds  Season 5, Episode 10

At the "Philbert" premiere party, Princess Carolyn deftly negotiates a deal, Gina steps into the limelight, and Diane confronts BoJack.
posted by Pendragon at 5:04 AM - 0 comments

BoJack Horseman: Ancient History  Season 5, Episode 9

A visiting Hollyhock dumps BoJack's painkillers, sending him on a desperate search for more. Todd tries to solve Emily's dating dilemma.
posted by Pendragon at 5:03 AM - 0 comments

BoJack Horseman: Mr. Peanutbutter's Boos  Season 5, Episode 8

At BoJack's 25th annual Halloween party, Pickles gets a crash course in Mr. Peanutbutter's romantic history -- and some advice from Diane.
posted by Pendragon at 5:01 AM - 5 comments

BoJack Horseman: INT. SUB  Season 5, Episode 7

Diane's therapist encourages her to set boundaries with BoJack. A missing string cheese ignites a dispute between Todd and Princess Carolyn.
posted by Pendragon at 5:00 AM - 3 comments

BoJack Horseman: Free Churro  Season 5, Episode 6

BoJack delivers a eulogy at a funeral.
posted by Pendragon at 5:00 AM - 18 comments

BoJack Horseman: The Amelia Earheart Story  Season 5, Episode 5

Painful memories come rushing back when Princess Carolyn visits her hometown and meets a pregnant teen. A stunt goes awry on the "Philbert" set.
posted by Pendragon at 4:59 AM - 6 comments

BoJack Horseman: BoJack the Feminist  Season 5, Episode 4

When Princess Carolyn casts a disgraces celeb in "Philbert," BoJack inadvertently takes a stand. Mr. Peanutbutter tries to toughen up his image.
posted by Pendragon at 4:58 AM - 2 comments

BoJack Horseman: Planned Obsolescence  Season 5, Episode 3

Todd meets Yolanda's parents, who don't know she's asexual. Mr. Peanutbutter romances a young waitress. Gina confesses a childhood dream to BoJack.
posted by Pendragon at 4:57 AM - 5 comments

BoJack Horseman: The Dog Days Are Over  Season 5, Episode 2

Diane, feeling melancholy, travels to Vietnam to get away from it all.
posted by Pendragon at 4:55 AM - 4 comments

BoJack Horseman: The Light Bulb Scene  Season 5, Episode 1

BoJack has misgivings about his new show. Princess Carolyn visits an adoption agency. Todd interviews for a job at WhatTimeIsItRightNow.com.
posted by Pendragon at 4:54 AM - 6 comments

September 14

Elementary: Fit To Be Tied  Season 6, Episode 20

Holmes and Watson's deadly conflict with Sherlock's former friend Michael intensifies when their newest victim looks to be the serial killer's latest prey. (Part 1 of 2) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:33 PM - 4 comments

Killjoys: The Kids Are Alright  Season 4, Episode 9

Team Awesome Force slip onto the RAC to save Westerly's stolen children. Zeph and Pip grow closer. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:28 PM - 5 comments

Wynonna Earp: Undo It  Season 3, Episode 9

History keeps repeating itself when Wynonna has to make an impossible choice. Waverley and Nicole visit a jeweler, and a familiar face returns to Purgatory. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:14 PM - 3 comments

Movie: Mandy

Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.
posted by Literaryhero at 8:05 PM - 10 comments

Podcast: Wolverine: The Long Night: Full Season

Following a string of mysterious deaths in Burns, Alaska, Special Agents Sally Pierce and Tad Marshall arrive to investigate. They soon find there’s more going on than meets the eye. Marvel's first scripted podcast is about one of its most famous characters, but takes its time bringing his voice to the forefront. The Long Night originally came out in early 2018 as a lure to sell Stitcher Premium subscriptions, but was released for free in September.
posted by Etrigan at 6:18 AM - 4 comments

Movie: Putney Swope

Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight regime of monied white ad men with his militant brothers. Soon afterwards, however, the power that comes with its position takes its toll on Putney... [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs at 3:39 AM - 0 comments

September 13

BoJack Horseman: Season 5  Season 5 (Full Season)

Season 5 of the adult animated comedy-drama series.
posted by Pendragon at 11:39 PM - 0 comments

Movie: Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.
posted by ellieBOA at 11:32 PM - 7 comments

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Inshallah  Season 1, Episode 8

Jack and Greer fear Suleiman's next attack could be on U.S. soil. They must figure out how to stop him or risk enormous costs. [more inside]
posted by jimw at 10:00 PM - 4 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #102 Long Distance Parts 1 & 2

A telephone scammer makes a terrible mistake. He calls Alex Goldman.   This episode originally aired in July of 2017.
posted by ruben at 9:34 PM - 2 comments

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: The Boy  Season 1, Episode 7

Jack and Greer try to convince their superiors to lead a covert ground assault to capture Suleiman. Jack's double life costs him an important relationship. [more inside]
posted by jimw at 9:25 PM - 0 comments

The Innocents: Season One (All Episodes)  Season 1 (Full Season)

Runaway teen lovers June and Harry find themselves swept up in a dangerous and confusing new world when June begins to display mysterious abilities. A UK-made Netflix original.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:28 AM - 2 comments

Castle Rock: Romans  Season 1, Episode 10

The story comes full circle as Henry Deaver realizes his true purpose in Castle Rock.
posted by Strange Interlude at 7:03 AM - 7 comments

Book: Fear

Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Air Force One and the White House residence.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:30 AM - 15 comments

American Horror Story: The End  Season 8, Episode 1

The world ends in a nuclear holocaust, and a group of mostly obnoxious survivors hole up in a subterranean castle. Sarah Paulson and Kathy Bates go goth. Joan Collins is also there. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast at 1:51 AM - 6 comments

September 12

Mystery Science Theater 3000: TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 4

Rewatch! "When we get back to our home planet the high council may well sentence you to TOR-CHAA!" Previously. [more inside]
posted by JHarris at 7:57 PM - 3 comments

Book: The Name of the Rose

The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective. His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, the empirical insights of Roger Bacon—all sharpened to a glistening edge by wry humor and a ferocious curiosity. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts, and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey, where “the most interesting things happen at night.”
posted by perplexion at 10:08 AM - 11 comments

Movie: Death Becomes Her

When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival. [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs at 7:08 AM - 13 comments

September 11

The Great British Bake Off: Bread Week  Season 9, Episode 3

It's that dread week, Bread Week on the third episode of this season's Great British Bake Off. Our bakers begin with a Chelsea Bun Signature Challenge, tackle Garlic Naan for their Technical Challenge, and vie for the top spot with spectacular Korovai Show Stoppers.
posted by halation at 10:10 PM - 9 comments

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Sources and Methods  Season 1, Episode 6

Jack's moral code is tested when he and Greer use a Turkish criminal to help them track down a high-value target who may be able to lead them to Suleiman. Hanin tries to evade her pursuers and keep her daughters safe. Cathy investigates an outbreak of a virulent form of Ebola that may point to something more ominous. [more inside]
posted by jimw at 10:09 PM - 3 comments

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: End of Honor  Season 1, Episode 5

After the horrific Paris church attack, Jack and Greer discover a deeper strategy behind Suleiman's actions, forcing Jack to suggest an unusual trap for him. Hanin faces new challenges in her quest for freedom. [more inside]
posted by jimw at 9:56 PM - 0 comments

Movie: Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 12:08 PM - 0 comments