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May 14

Six Feet Under: The Will  Season 1, Episode 2

Nathaniel's will is read, and the Fishers have questions. Nate begins to learn both the ropes of running a funeral home and more about Brenda, David has drinks with his ex-fiancée, Ruth tells the hairdresser she's been seeing to take a hike, and Claire "goes to market" with Gabe.
posted by orange swan at 9:12 PM - 4 comments

Living Single: I'll Take Your Man  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 2

When Regine ends her romantic relationship with a handsome lawyer, Max asks her if she can date him. Although Regine says it's okay, she gets jealous.
posted by duffell at 2:27 PM - 2 comments

Book: Rivers of London: Black Mould

Peter Grant is a cop and part-time wizard investigating London's 'Falcon' crimes--those that are outside the realms of normal criminal investigations--and more into the realms of trolls under bridges, cursed crime scenes, and the ghosts of monsters past. Peter never saw himself in pest control--but that's exactly where he finds himself when a killer, sentient, living fungus goes on a rampage of vengeance using its victims' worst fears against them!
posted by dinty_moore at 7:03 AM - 4 comments

Book: A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World

At a time when it looks like we may be here to experience a real post-apocalyptic world, this richly realized picture of earth about a century after the fall of humanity is a compelling setting for what is ultimately a hopeful and uplifting novel. [more inside]
posted by COD at 5:55 AM - 2 comments

May 13

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Green New Deal  Season 6, Episode 11

This week's main topic is the Green New Deal, a piece of legislation the right endlessly maligns despite the fact it was defeated in the Senate weeks ago. According to Fox News, the bill takes away hamburgers, airplanes and cars, despite the fact that it's a non-binding piece of legislation. What's really in the Green New Deal? The main story is on YouTube (19m).
posted by JHarris at 9:13 PM - 7 comments

Arrow: You Have Saved This City  Season 7, Episode 22

In the Season 7 finale, the battle between Oliver and Emiko comes to a boiling point, which brings back some familiar faces and leaves others in dire jeopardy. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:57 PM - 8 comments

Legends of Tomorrow: Terms of Service  Season 4, Episode 15

With things getting out of control, Sara and Ava concoct a bold plan to take back the Time Bureau. But when things go awry, Zari and Charlie must work together to discover what Neron is planning. Elsewhere, Constantine is given a tough choice on who to save from Hell.
posted by oh yeah! at 8:55 PM - 10 comments

Gentleman Jack: Most women are dull and stupid  Season 1, Episode 4

Dr. Belcombe confirms that Lister is the perfect tonic for Ann Walker's nervous disorder. When news of a friend's death arrives, Ann's desperate reaction makes Lister suspect that she has secrets of her own. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:23 PM - 14 comments

Movie: Her Smell

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success. [more inside]
posted by sacrifix at 5:28 PM - 2 comments

Critical Role: Domestic Respite  Season 2, Episode 62

The Mighty Nein explore their new keep while anticipating the meeting at the Overcrow Apothecary.
posted by booksherpa at 2:28 PM - 16 comments

Unforgotten: Full series  Season 1 (Full Season)

When the remains of a murdered 17-year-old who went missing in 1976 are discovered buried beneath a house, detectives DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan attempt to solve the case. The investigation brings up decades-old secrets for those involved.
posted by AllShoesNoSocks at 1:08 PM - 7 comments

Veep: The Final Season  Season 7 (Full Season)

Selina Meyer runs for President again. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan at 11:45 AM - 11 comments

Barry: The Audition  Season 2, Episode 7

Barry prepares for his first audition under Gene's guidance; Sally takes a stand in a meeting with a major TV producer; Noho Hank bares all.
posted by rhizome at 10:03 AM - 9 comments

The Society: Season 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

A group of teenagers struggles to survive after they're mysteriously transported to a replica of their wealthy town with no trace of their parents.
posted by wellred at 7:58 AM - 16 comments

Book: Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach

In 2267, Earth has just begun to recover from worldwide ecological disasters. Minh is part of the generation that first moved back up to the surface of the Earth from the underground hells, to reclaim humanity's ancestral habitat. She's spent her entire life restoring river ecosystems, but lately the kind of long-term restoration projects Minh works on have been stalled due to the invention of time travel. When she gets the opportunity take a team to 2000 BC to survey the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, she jumps at the chance to uncover the secrets of the shadowy think tank that controls time travel technology.
posted by dinty_moore at 6:21 AM - 4 comments

May 12

Star Trek: Enterprise: Future Tense  Season 2, Episode 16

Enterprise is involved in a salvage dispute. [more inside]
posted by mordax at 10:52 PM - 6 comments

Game of Thrones: Game of Throne Episode 8.5  Show Only   Season 8, Episode 5

The armies of Cersei Lannister and Daenerys Targaryen face each other at Kings Landing.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 7:20 PM - 959 comments

Killing Eve: I Hope You Like Missionary  Season 2, Episode 6

Villanelle uses her unrivaled infiltration skills to immerse herself in the world of a new target. With their relationship on the rocks, Eve and Niko confront each other about their future. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:05 PM - 6 comments

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Missing pieces  Season 6, Episode 1

Scattered across the galaxy, the team works to find their footing in the wake of losing Coulson [more inside]
posted by elgilito at 5:25 PM - 14 comments

Cloak & Dagger: Vikingtown Sound  Season 2, Episode 7

Adina is pushed to a dangerous edge as she looks to get answers and closure for her two boys. Meanwhile, Tyrone comes in contact with a mysterious figure on his search for Tandy. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:05 PM - 5 comments

Movie: Pokémon Detective Pikachu

In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.
posted by theodolite at 4:49 PM - 12 comments

Saturday Night Live: Emma Thompson / Jonas Brothers  Season 44, Episode 20

Mother's Day [more inside]
posted by rhizome at 3:57 PM - 14 comments

Lucifer: Who's da New King of Hell?  Season 4, Episode 10

With murderous demons on the loose in Los Angeles, it's up to Lucifer to reign in the chaos and protect the people he most cares about. (Season Finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 3:49 PM - 3 comments

Lucifer: Save Lucifer  Season 4, Episode 9

Lucifer's so-called epiphany has Chloe worried, but it's his physical transformation that's really freaking her out, Also, Maze gives Eve a pep talk. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 1:16 PM - 2 comments

Movie: Wild Nights with Emily

Dramatisation of the little known side of the writer Emily Dickinson's life, in particular her relationship with another woman. [more inside]
posted by sockermom at 10:25 AM - 4 comments

Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas: Labor Problems  Season 2, Episode 1

Everyone's favorite late night show is back for a second season! unions : a modest proposal- jashoezzi : education [more inside]
posted by eustatic at 9:40 AM - 0 comments

Lucifer: Super Bad Boyfriend  Season 4, Episode 8

Lucifer and Chloe investigate a teacher's murder. Meanwhile, Lucifer goes to extremes to convince Eve to dump him, and Amenadiel mentors a teen. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:47 AM - 3 comments

Lucifer: Devil Is as Devil Does  Season 4, Episode 7

Eve takes a more active role in her main man's professional life. Meanwhile, Lucifer gets back to basics and Amenadiel fights for his family. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:19 AM - 2 comments

May 11

Six Feet Under: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

On Christmas Eve, Nathaniel Fisher Sr. is on the way to the airport to pick up his son Nate, when tragedy strikes in the form of a city bus. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 8:08 PM - 15 comments

Doom Patrol: Flex Patrol  Season 1, Episode 13

The team must help Flex Mentallo. [more inside]
posted by mordax at 10:57 AM - 9 comments

Abby's: Soda Gun  Season 1, Episode 7

When Abby and Bill hire a professional repairman to the fix the broken soda gun that Fred installed, they're surprised by the repercussions. James takes a stab at the emergency plan for the bar.
posted by ellieBOA at 5:36 AM - 1 comment

Abby's: Liquid Courage  Season 1, Episode 6

James gets offered a new position at work that he worries he's not qualified for, so Abby serves up some tequila shots in order to get him to accept the promotion. when James gets a little too much liquid courage, he offends Abby's neighbor.
posted by ellieBOA at 5:35 AM - 1 comment

May 10

Lucifer: Orgy Pants to Work  Season 4, Episode 6

While Lucifer and Chloe search for a connection between a murdered auditor and a nudist colony, Amenadiel plays host to an unexpected visitor. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 10:18 PM - 1 comment

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Cinco de Mayo   Season 6, Episode 16

Its the Halloween Cinco de Mayo Heist! In order to distract Terry from the stress of his upcoming lieutenant's exam, Jake, Holt and the squad decide to hold the annual Halloween Heist on a new date, Cinco de Mayo. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit at 9:03 PM - 15 comments

Book: The Chimp and the River

The real story of AIDS―how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human, and then infected more than 60 million people―is very different from what most of us think we know. Recent research has revealed dark surprises and yielded a radically new scenario of how AIDS began and spread. Excerpted and adapted from the book Spillover, with a new introduction by the author, Quammen's hair-raising investigation tracks the virus from chimp populations in the jungles of southeastern Cameroon to laboratories across the globe, as he unravels the mysteries of when, where, and under what circumstances such a consequential "spillover" can happen. An audacious search for answers amid more than a century of data, The Chimp and the River tells the haunting tale of one of the most devastating pandemics of our time.
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 8:43 PM - 1 comment

Lucifer: Expire Erect  Season 4, Episode 5

After a collector of classic cars is killed, Lucifer and Chloe search for the culprit--as well as some closure to their relationship. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:53 PM - 5 comments

The Twilight Zone: Not All Men  Season 1, Episode 7

A meteor shower spreads infection across an entire town affecting some of the inhabitants more than others. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 5:29 PM - 2 comments

Fosse/Verdon: Where Am I Going  Season 1, Episode 5

Bob appears to have bounced back from his recent psych hospitalization as he cozies up with new partner Ann Reinking, trades stories with Paddy Chayefsky and newly bereft Neil Simon, and welcomes Gwen and her new beau Ron for a very long weekend party on the Hamptons. Also, Nicole smokes her first cigarette. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants at 4:25 PM - 6 comments

Project Runway: The Stitch Is Back  Season 17, Episode 9

The designers are surprised to find their workspace decked-out in everything Elton John. They learn they’ll be creating an over-the-top look inspired by the movie, Rocketman. For a project this size they’ll need the help of some highly qualified assistants and are shocked to discover who they are. [more inside]
posted by kanata at 2:18 PM - 12 comments

The 100: Red Sun Rising  Season 6, Episode 2

The team on the ground fights to survive the threat they face on the new planet. Meanwhile, Raven must join forces with an unlikely ally to save everyone on board the Mothership. [more inside]
posted by numaner at 1:17 PM - 2 comments

Book: Rabbit

Nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work: You want to know about the struggle of growing up poor, black and female? Ask any girl from any hood. You want to know what it takes to rise above your circumstances when all the cards are stacked against you? Ask me. [more inside]
posted by rue72 at 11:23 AM - 0 comments

Movie: Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

An intimate look into the life and work of the revered master comedian and actor, Robin Williams.
posted by orange swan at 9:45 AM - 1 comment

Movie: 1985

Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian returns to his Texas hometown for Christmas, and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.
posted by orange swan at 9:44 AM - 1 comment

RuPaul's Drag Race: Bring Back My Queens!  Season 11, Episode 11

The queens welcome their eliminated sisters for the family resemblance makeover challenge.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 5:33 AM - 26 comments

May 9

Lucifer: All About Eve  Season 4, Episode 4

When a jewelry designer is murdered, Lucifer and Chloe strive to solve the case without each other's help. Also, Lucifer reconnects with an old flame. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:16 PM - 5 comments

Movie: The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

In this classic Preston Sturges comedy, the soldier-smitten Trudy Kockenlocker (Betty Hutton) discovers that she is both married and pregnant after a raucous troop send-off party. While she has no idea who her new husband is, her longtime admirer, Norval Jones (Eddie Bracken), seizes the opportunity to help. When Trudy's cop father (William Demarest) catches wind of the situation, however, wacky misunderstandings follow, with the well-meaning Norval on the wrong side of the law.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 7:14 PM - 5 comments

Lucifer: O, Ye of Little Faith, Father  Season 4, Episode 3

An ex-gang member's murder may mask an even darker crime. Lucifer catches Chloe in a lie. Dan and Maze go rogue. Dr. Linda has a doctor's appointment of her own. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:06 PM - 4 comments

Mystery Science Theater 3000: OPERATION DOUBLE 007  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 8

Rewatch! Sean Connery's brother sure can do a lot. Plastic surgery, hypnosis, martial arts and so on. His brother's taken time off to go to the future to worship a huge flying head, so Secret Agent Central Casting sent him instead. He's up against an evil organization that somehow convinced a flotilla of clothes-averse young women to work for them, in capacities ranging from showgirl distraction brigade to movie screen. M and Moneypenny are involved somehow. In case you couldn't tell, this is an extremely silly movie and fully deserving being thrown against a wall and mocked by joke-making machines.Previously.
posted by JHarris at 4:10 PM - 4 comments

Podcast: Everything is Alive: Sebastian, Alex, and Alex, Russian Dolls

Sebastian, Alex, and Alex get to know each other, inside and out. [more inside]
posted by progosk at 4:09 PM - 2 comments

Movie: The Ranger

Punks running from the cops head for an isolated cabin on the side of the mountain. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin at 3:06 PM - 0 comments

Book: The Taste of Conquest

The smell of sweet cinnamon on your morning oatmeal, the gentle heat of gingerbread, the sharp piquant bite from your everyday peppermill. The tales these spices could tell: of lavish Renaissance banquets perfumed with cloves, and flimsy sailing ships sent around the world to secure a scented prize; of cinnamon-dusted custard tarts and nutmeg-induced genocide; of pungent elixirs and the quest for the pepper groves of paradise. The Taste of Conquest offers up a riveting, globe-trotting tale of unquenchable desire, fanatical religion, raw greed, fickle fashion, and mouthwatering cuisine–in short, the very stuff of which our world is made. In this engaging, enlightening, and anecdote-filled history, Michael Krondl, a noted chef turned writer and food historian, tells the story of three legendary cities–Venice, Lisbon, and Amsterdam–and how their single-minded pursuit of spice helped to make (and remake) the Western diet and set in motion the first great wave of globalization. [more inside]
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 2:49 PM - 1 comment

Happy!: Arlo and Marie  Season 2, Episode 7

Nick tries to rescue Amanda while Happy deals with the morning after with Bo Peep. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin at 12:37 PM - 8 comments

What We Do in the Shadows: The Trial  Season 1, Episode 7

The vampires must defend themselves as an international vampire tribunal gathers to judge them for their transgressions. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 11:40 AM - 15 comments

Movie: That Thing You Do!

A local Pennsylvania band scores a one hit wonder in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as they can, with lots of help from its manager. Tom Hanks's directorial debut! [more inside]
posted by Carillon at 9:14 AM - 15 comments

May 8

Lucifer: Somebody's Been Reading Dante's Inferno  Season 4, Episode 2

Chloe and Lucifer look into a murder on the set of a reality show. Father Kinley presses forward with a plan. Amenadiel reconsiders his idea of home. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:07 PM - 5 comments

The Flash: The Girl With The Red Lightning  Season 5, Episode 21

Team Flash is on high alert after Cicada II threatens to unleash a dangerous virus that would put all meta-humans at risk. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 7:38 PM - 10 comments

Lucifer: Everything's Okay  Season 4, Episode 1

While investigating a beekeeper's murder with Lucifer, Chloe insists that she's completely fine with his devilish revelation, thank you very much. (Netflix US premiere) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 5:42 PM - 11 comments

Warrior: The Blood and the Sh*t  Season 1, Episode 5

Transporting precious cargo via stagecoach through the Sierra Nevada, Ah Sahm and Young Jun are forced to spend the night with three strangers at a frontier saloon in the middle of nowhere. The detour turns perilous when a notorious outlaw, Harlan French, shows up with his henchmen, looking for a lucrative payday. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 2:49 PM - 5 comments

Warrior: The White Mountain  Season 1, Episode 4

Big Bill finds himself compromised by his gambling excesses, but discovers a possible solution after an opium-den raid. Penny reveals the circumstances that prompted her to marry Mayor Blake, who's determined to show voters he won't tolerate San Francisco's "Yellow Peril." [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 2:41 PM - 3 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 458: Race Island: A Horse Show

A criminal crime happened in front of a breathless nation, and we're just supposed to sit back and just like, celebrate a weak horse? This will not stand. We will not stand for it. Suggested talking point: A Robbery on the Racetrack, Darth Navarro, Batilda, Big Awesome Bones, Wet and International Hamburgers, Susan Office, A Thrifty Snip
posted by bleep at 12:06 PM - 6 comments