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January 26

Saturday Night Live: Adam Driver / Halsey  Season 45, Episode 11

Aw, man! I'm all out of cash! [more inside]
posted by rhizome at 1:30 AM - 1 comment

January 25

Movie: Color Out of Space

A town is struck by a meteorite and the fallout is catastrophic. [more inside]
posted by rhiannonstone at 10:52 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: Valhalla Can Wait  Season 6, Episode 8

Bjorn faces a difficult decision. Ubbe and Torvi leave Kattegat, in search of new lands and perhaps old friends. Oleg's plans for the invasion of Scandinavia are taking shape, and King Harald is baffled by the origin of a mysterious raiding party.
posted by porpoise at 7:02 PM - 1 comment

Movie: Betty White: First Lady of Television

A look at Betty White's life and career features behind-the-scenes clips of her work on television and comments from her friends and co-stars. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan at 6:04 PM - 0 comments

Joe Pera Talks with You: Second Season  Season 2 (Full Season)

As the second season comes to an end, Joe talks to us about beans, hikes, waiting, the dark, the grocery store, parties, piano lessons, and internet videos. Then something unexpected happens, so Joe helps you write about it, and then explores fashion in Milwaukee. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk at 5:21 PM - 0 comments

Book: A Little History of Archaeology

What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind images of golden pharaohs and lost civilizations, or Neanderthal skulls and Ice Age cave art. Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only science to encompass the entire span of human history—more than three million years! This Little History tells the riveting stories of some of the great archaeologists and their amazing discoveries around the globe: ancient Egyptian tombs, Mayan ruins, the first colonial settlements at Jamestown, mysterious Stonehenge, the incredibly preserved Pompeii, and many, many more. In forty brief, exciting chapters, the book recounts archaeology’s development from its eighteenth-century origins to its twenty-first-century technological advances, including remote sensing capabilities and satellite imagery techniques that have revolutionized the field. Shining light on the most intriguing events in the history of the field, this absolutely up-to-date book illuminates archaeology’s controversies, discoveries, heroes and scoundrels, global sites, and newest methods for curious readers of every age.
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 8:48 AM - 1 comment

October Faction: Presidio  Season 1, Episode 1

Nothing's as scary as the specters of the past--or ugly antiques. The Allens find out as much when a patriarch's passing brings them home. (Netflix, IDW comic-book adaptation) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:36 AM - 1 comment

January 24

Podcast: Friends at the Table: PARTIZAN 03 & 04: SHORESIDE RECOVERY - DINNERDATE

After a dramatic crash and some unexpected interference in the ensuing battle, the sixth in line for the throne of Kesh and her historical LARP club/prison slaves are charged with recovering the most valuable part of the remains and capturing or killing anybody who's had direct access. [more inside]
posted by fomhar at 8:00 PM - 4 comments

Project Runway: Project Runway x Ashley Longshore  Season 18, Episode 7

Collaborations between fashion designers and artists are all the rage. In this challenge, the designers get a chance to enter into one with the fashion industry’s latest art darling, Ashley Longshore. Ashley’s outrageous pop art, turned into one-of-a-kind prints, gives the runway some of the boldest looks of the season. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle at 6:22 PM - 8 comments

Mrs. Fletcher: "Parents' Weekend"  Season 1, Episode 4

Some fascinating new depth as dad shows up on campus, and mom continues on her bumpy road to self-discovery. [more inside]
posted by No Robots at 3:29 PM - 2 comments

Book: ROAR

Women are not small men. Stop eating and training like one. Because most nutrition products and training plans are designed for men, it’s no wonder that so many female athletes struggle to reach their full potential. ROAR is a comprehensive, physiology-based nutrition and training guide specifically designed for active women. [more inside]
posted by aniola at 9:59 AM - 0 comments

Movie: Evil Alien Conquerors

Inept beings from the planet Kabijj land on Earth and attempt to behead all of its beings and take over the planet. Written by Chris Matheson, who also wrote all 3 Bill & Ted Movies. [more inside]
posted by Mick at 9:54 AM - 1 comment

Podcast: No Such Thing As A Fish: Episode 305: No Such Thing As A Sentient Jelly

Dan, James, Anna and Andrew discuss the world's first electric cargo ship, jelly wobbliness testing, and Edison's near-miss with a flying badger. [more inside]
posted by taskmaster at 8:43 AM - 0 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Graduation Ep. 6 “Long Overdue”

The buddies return to get their evaluations as well as some big news for Fitzroy. The Firbolg checks on a friend, gets some troubling information, and returns a library book. Argo has a decision to make and some quiet thinking to do.
posted by Tevin at 7:40 AM - 7 comments

Movie: The Personal History of David Copperfield

The story of the life of one David Copperfield (of a constantly modulating name) from birth to adulthood and the numerous characters and events he encounters along the way. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier at 5:23 AM - 1 comment

Little America: Season 1  Show Only   Season 1 (Full Season)

Eight stories. One Dream. [more inside]
posted by KTamas at 2:22 AM - 2 comments

January 23

Supernatural: The Heroes' Journey  Season 15, Episode 10

Sam and Dean hit the road to help an old friend, but it appears that their luck may have finally run out and they are the ones who may be in need of rescue. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:47 PM - 10 comments

The Good Place: Patty  Season 4, Episode 12

The group makes some new friends.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 6:08 PM - 85 comments

It's Bruno!: ...Welcome, Bruno!  Season 1 (Full Season)

This is the story about a man (Malcolm) and his dog (a puggle named Bruno) and their quest for pre-packaged sliced turkey in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Throughout the eight 15-minute episodes, we follow them around, meet their neighbors, friends, and nemeses, and run into some pretty surreal intrigue. Created by Solvan "Slick" Naim, who plays Malcolm. But really—created by Bruno! [more inside]
posted by not_on_display at 5:17 PM - 6 comments

The Magicians: The Wrath of the Time Bees  Show Only   Season 5, Episode 2

Alice didn't buy enough tacos. Fen's got 3 bars.
posted by KTamas at 1:09 PM - 4 comments

Podcast: The Dream: S2 E5: Birthing a Bad Dream

Welcome to one of the cutest cults of wellness.
posted by eotvos at 10:05 AM - 0 comments

Book: Agency

William Gibson's "sequel and prequel" to 2014's The Peripheral.
posted by Strutter Cane - United Planets Stilt Patrol at 4:16 AM - 4 comments

Star Trek: Picard: Remembrance  Season 1, Episode 1

[Series Premiere] At his vineyard, retired Starfleet Admiral Jean-Luc Picard and a mysterious young woman have an encounter, and she makes a fair point. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 3:15 AM - 125 comments

January 22

Blindspot: Season 4 (Full Season)  Season 4 (Full Season)

The FBI team hunts a dangerous enemy operative, and a deadly new foe emerges. Patterson comes into her own and has conventional hottie problems written for her. Jane is Remy again but needs to be Jane. Weller is in love and going to be hurt. Rich Dot Com is still annoying and relied on to drive narrative. The new FBI Director is the writers trolling all of us.
posted by porpoise at 9:52 PM - 3 comments

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

Nora takes her first steps toward financial independence, trying her hand at a couple of jobs in an attempt to move out of her dad's house. (Comedy Central, US broadcast) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:36 PM - 5 comments

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: Season 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

After spending her entire life living in an underground burrow, a young girl named Kipo is thrust into an adventure on the surface of a fantastical post-apocalyptic Earth. She joins a ragtag group of survivors as they embark on a journey through a vibrant wonderland where everything trying to kill them is downright adorable.
posted by numaner at 12:36 PM - 7 comments

The Trial of Christine Keeler: Episode #1.5  Season 1, Episode 5

The trial of Stephen Ward causes a national sensation, and he is unable to stop himself being made a scapegoat.
posted by ellieBOA at 11:59 AM - 0 comments

Schitt's Creek: The Job Interview  Season 6, Episode 3

Johnny and Moira endeavor to secure an investor for a new motel while, Alexis and Ted struggle with long distance. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 4:31 AM - 5 comments

January 21

Legends of Tomorrow: Meet the Legends  Season 5, Episode 1

Sara, Ray and Mick are shocked to discover that the Legends have become famous. It seems that everyone except Sara is loving the spotlight, so much so that they invite a documentary crew on board the Waverider to film them as they investigate a strange new blip in the Timeline. The Legends discover that their new problem is none other than Rasputin, who happens to be straight out of hell, and it might be tougher than they thought. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:21 PM - 11 comments

Arrow: Green Arrow and the Canaries  Season 8, Episode 9

In the year 2040 - Mia Queen has everything she could have ever wanted - until Laurel and Dinah suddenly show up in her life again and things take a shocking turn; Laurel and Dinah track a kidnapping victim who has direct ties to Mia. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:36 PM - 9 comments

The New Pope: Second Episode  Season 1, Episode 2

We meet Pope Eyeliner II [more inside]
posted by Huffy Puffy at 6:17 PM - 7 comments

Leverage: The Bank Shot Job  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 8

While Nate and Sophie try to con a corrupt Judge, they are taken hostage during a botched bank robbery. [more inside]
posted by jeather at 5:55 PM - 7 comments

The Outsider: Dark Uncle  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 3

Despite being on mandatory leave, Ralph continues to scrutinize the circumstances surrounding the night of the murder; Jack has a hair-raising experience at a remote barn where key evidence and a mysterious substance have been found. Unorthodox PI Holly Gibney is brought into the investigation. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 1:32 PM - 6 comments

The Outsider: Fish in a Barrel; Roanoke (Episodes 1 & 2)   Books Included   Season 1, Episode 1

When the body of an 11-year-old boy is found in the Georgia woods, detective Ralph Anderson launches an investigation into the gruesome murder; eyewitnesses and physical evidence point to local teacher and baseball coach Terry Maitland. (HBO, Stephen King) [more inside]
posted by jazon at 1:31 PM - 0 comments

Movie: WHAT DID JACK DO?

David Lynch interrogates a monkey. [more inside]
posted by 1970s Antihero at 7:18 AM - 7 comments

Black Lightning: The Book of Markovia: Chapter One: Blessings and Curses Reborn  Season 3, Episode 10

After returning from Crisis, Jeff discovers that Lynn is using. However, he is too busy dealing with the ASA's escalation against the Resistance to deal with his wife's issues. Meanwhile, Baron's terrakinetic powers go out of control, and Blackbird goes to help the Resistance. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 4:15 AM - 3 comments

January 20

Critical Role: Stone to Clay  Season 2, Episode 91

The Mighty Nein spend some time at home connecting with an ally, while the answer to once-distant goals comes rapidly into view...
posted by nubs at 8:31 PM - 7 comments

The Circle: Full Season  Season 1, Episode 1

IMDB: Players starts off isolated in an apartment, and with their online interactions as their only means of any communication. The players use a social media platform called "The Circle". [more inside]
posted by meese at 4:55 PM - 3 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 494: Face 2 Face: Hoops Destruct Button

We're still on hiatus while Travis celebrates the miracle of life, but we'll be back with a proper new episode next week! In the meantime, please enjoy another of our live performances at the King's Theater in Brooklyn!
posted by Tevin at 1:40 PM - 1 comment

The Outsider: Dark Uncle  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 3

Despite being on mandatory leave, Ralph continues to scrutinize the circumstances surrounding the night of the murder; Jack has a hair-raising experience at a remote barn where key evidence and a mysterious substance have been found. Unorthodox PI Holly Gibney is brought into the investigation. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 11:45 AM - 12 comments

Avenue 5: I Was Flying  Season 1, Episode 1

Space captain Ryan Clark of the Avenue 5 tries to get along with others in the space tourism industry. (HBO US broadcast premiere) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:23 AM - 15 comments

January 19

Medical Police: Medical Police - Full Season 1  Season 1, Episode 1

Two American physicians in São Paulo, Brazil, discover a civilization-threatening virus and are recruited as government agents in a race against time and around the world to find a cure and uncover a dark conspiracy. [more inside]
posted by hippybear at 9:00 PM - 7 comments

Supergirl: The Bottle Episode  Season 5, Episode 10

The subsequent complications from the Crisis leave Supergirl to face a chaotic threat. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:53 PM - 6 comments

Book: The Botanist and the Vintner

In the mid-1860s, grapevines in southeastern France inexplicably began to wither and die. Jules-Émile Planchon, a botanist from Montpellier, was sent to investigate. He discovered that the vine roots were covered in microscopic yellow insects. What they were and where they had come from was a mystery. The infestation advanced with the relentlessness of an invading army and within a few years had spread across Europe, from Portugal to the Crimea. The wine industry was on the brink of disaster. The French government offered a prize of three hundred thousand gold francs for a remedy. Planchon believed he had the answer and set out to prove it. Gripping and intoxicating, The Botanist and the Vintner brings to life one of the most significant, though little-known, events in the history of wine.
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 7:16 PM - 3 comments

Doctor Who: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror  Season 12, Episode 4

The Doctor and her companions land in 1903, and must find out who's sabotaging Nikola Tesla's generator plant at Niagara Falls. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:57 PM - 33 comments

Batwoman: How Queer Everything Is Today!  Season 1, Episode 10

While Gotham busies itself reacting to Batwoman's awkward encounter, Alice celebrates her ultimate act of vengeance with Mouse. A devastated Mary focuses on Jacob Kane's trial, while Sophie seeks advice about her love life from someone unexpected. As they tackle the newest threat to Gotham, Luke prioritizes protecting Batwoman's secret, and Kate must decide what she's willing to do to honor Batwoman's identity...and her own. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:09 PM - 7 comments

Movie: Tremors

IMDB: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground. [more inside]
posted by GCU Sweet and Full of Grace at 5:34 PM - 27 comments

Movie: Yi Yi

Members of a precariously affluent Taipei family traverse inflection points in their separate lives. The title translates as, "A One and a Two", like the count off to a song; this movie won Best Director at Cannes, Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics, and is #8 on the BBC's list of best films of the century so far. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus at 5:34 PM - 2 comments

Star Trek: Enterprise: Storm Front, Part II  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 2

[Season premiere; part 2 of 2] It's the end of the beginning of the end, as Archer fights time-traveling Nazi aliens with the help of an old enemy. Well, we don't really know how old he is, because time travel and shape-shifting. But anyway. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack at 10:26 AM - 9 comments

Sex Education: Season 2  Season 2 (Full Season)

The second season follows Otis, who after finally securing a relationship with Ola, gets hit with the reality and pressures of a high school romance.
posted by Pendragon at 7:52 AM - 11 comments

Movie: Troop Zero

In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit girl dreams of life in outer space. When a competition offers her a chance to be recorded on NASA's Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troop of Birdie Scouts, forging friendships that last a lifetime. [Streaming on Amazon Prime]
posted by ellieBOA at 6:47 AM - 3 comments

Movie: The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) is the third in the Jason Bourne series. The screenplay was written by Tony Gilroy. Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally uncover his dark past while dodging The Company's best efforts to eradicate him. [more inside]
posted by growabrain at 1:14 AM - 3 comments

January 18

Vikings: The Ice Maiden  Season 6, Episode 7

Bjorn returns to Kattegat; Harald gains a measure of revenge on Olaf; in Kiev, interesting news reaches Ivar and Igor about Prince Dir.
posted by porpoise at 7:00 PM - 0 comments

Reprisal: Season One  Season 1 (Full Season)

Katherine Harlow, aka Doris Quinn, (Abigail Spencer) is a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, sets out to take revenge against her brother, his bombastic gang of gearheads, and the biggest gangster in Detroit (Ron Perlman). The series is set in an ivented era that mixes modern, rockabilly, roaring 20's, and various opther aesthetics. This bloody, complex neo-noir also features Mena Massoud (the title character from the live action Aladdin.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 12:59 PM - 21 comments

Movie: Freaks

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat - or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 12:05 PM - 2 comments

January 17

Project Runway: There Is Only One You  Season 18, Episode 6

In this week’s challenge, the designers are given a chance to think about their family history and channel those stories and emotions into a look of their choosing. The stakes are high in this one day challenge, as the designers need to face and embrace who they are in order to succeed. Luckily for the designers, there’s a surprise early on that will help boost their chances for success in this Flash Sale Challenge. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle at 3:33 PM - 16 comments

Movie: I Lost My Body

A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again. I Lost My Body (J'ai Perdu Mon Corps) was nominated for Best Animated Picture at the 2020 Oscars. [more inside]
posted by ChuraChura at 7:29 AM - 6 comments

January 16

Everything's Gonna Be Okay: Seven-Spotted Ladybug; Greenbottle Blue Tarantula (Episodes 1 & 2)  Season 1, Episode 1

Nicholas' single dad has very bad cancer and he's going to die, soon. So Nicholas offers himself up to be the guardian for his two teenage half-sisters. What's the worst that can happen? / Nicholas wishes he could call an adult. After the death of their father, Nicholas, Matilda, and Genevieve struggle to return to their daily - and nightly - routines. (Freeform, US broadcast) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:35 PM - 3 comments

The Good Place: Mondays, Am I Right?  Season 4, Episode 11

Michael runs some tests and Chidi gets some good advice from Jason.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 7:37 PM - 56 comments

Supernatural: The Trap  Season 15, Episode 9

Sam and Eileen are faced with the brutal truth. Meanwhile Dean and Cass work together in Purgatory in the hopes of getting a step ahead of Chuck. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 6:48 PM - 19 comments