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September 1

The Affair: The Final Season  Season 5 (Full Season)

It's a great time to come back to The Affair! [more inside]
posted by bleep at 1:40 PM - 5 comments

Book: Fishing

In this history of fishing—not as sport but as sustenance—archaeologist and best-selling author Brian Fagan argues that fishing was an indispensable and often overlooked element in the growth of civilization. It sustainably provided enough food to allow cities, nations, and empires to grow, but it did so with a different emphasis. Where agriculture encouraged stability, fishing demanded movement. It frequently required a search for new and better fishing grounds; its technologies, centered on boats, facilitated movement and discovery; and fish themselves, when dried and salted, were the ideal food—lightweight, nutritious, and long-lasting—for traders, travelers, and conquering armies. This history of the long interaction of humans and seafood tours archaeological sites worldwide to show readers how fishing fed human settlement, rising social complexity, the development of cities, and ultimately the modern world.
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 9:32 AM - 3 comments

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance: Season 1  Season 1 (Full Season)

Return to the world of Thra, where three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, and set out to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.
posted by Pendragon at 5:41 AM - 58 comments

August 31

Six Feet Under: Timing & Space  Season 3, Episode 7

Bernard Chenowith dies of cancer, and Nate and Maya go to his funeral while Lisa is at a food conference. The Chenowiths try to come to terms with their loss. Ruth takes an interest in Arthur's hobbies. David and Keith attend a brunch hosted by David's fellow chorus members. Claire and Russell go shopping for art supplies. Rico becomes concerned about Vanessa's mental health. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 7:54 PM - 1 comment

Movie: Memory: The Origins of Alien

[From IMDB] The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger. [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger at 2:46 PM - 1 comment

Killjoys: Cherchez la Bitch  Season 5, Episode 7

The team goes undercover on a Leithian military base to help find The Lady's true body. [more inside]
posted by under_petticoat_rule at 7:10 AM - 4 comments

Movie: Spirited Away

A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family. [more inside]
posted by J.K. Seazer at 2:15 AM - 11 comments

August 30

The Righteous Gemstones: They Are Weak, But He Is Strong  Season 1, Episode 3

Aimee-Leigh's elderly brother Baby Billy returns to the Gemstone ministry, bringing along his much younger wife Tiffany. Jesse closes ranks on his co-conspirators to root out the identity of his blackmailers.
posted by JimBennett at 10:57 PM - 2 comments

Succession: Safe Room  Season 2, Episode 4

Roman begins a six-week management training program in the Parks division and is irritated about spending so much time with "normals." Logan brings Shiv in for a day at Waystar, raising suspicions with Kendall and Gerri. Connor and Willa attend the funeral of a family friend with a complicated past. Logan and Kendall arrange a covert meeting with PGM CEO Rhea Jarrell.
posted by JimBennett at 9:34 PM - 22 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord?  Season 1, Episode 5

Four friends on a camping trip unknowingly disprove a stereotype. A pastor tries to take back control of his church potluck. A flight attendant struggles to get compliance from newlyweds Chris and Lachel in the exit row. Elementary school students notice a change in their teacher Ms. Miller. Jackie receives a less-than-warm welcome when she returns to her hometown high school. [more inside]
posted by rather be jorting at 8:41 PM - 9 comments

Sherman's Showcase: The First Season  Season 1 (Full Season)

Sherman's Showcase is a fictional music / dance / variety show that has run for 47 seasons. Now, the mostly-complete 23-DVD set is out, thanks to Mad Decent Records, leading to this eight-episode retrospective of Sherman McDaniel's decades of introducing the world to the finest in soul, funk, and blaxploitation cinema. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan at 9:07 AM - 2 comments

August 29

Podcast: This American Life: 682: Ten Sessions

What if someone told you about a type of therapy that could help you work through unhealed trauma in just ten sessions? Some people knock through it in two weeks. Jaime Lowe tried the therapy—and recorded it.
posted by CMcG at 9:17 AM - 3 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Cake Week  Season 10, Episode 1

This series kicks off with cake week, with challenges including a retro classic technical that demands precision and intricate decoration, and a showstopper birthday cake, taking the baker's dozen back to their childhoods.
posted by kanata at 4:45 AM - 43 comments

August 28

Six Feet Under: Making Love Work  Season 3, Episode 6

A woman waiting to attend a taping of a TV show dies of a nose bleed. Nate and Lisa spend the weekend on a camping trip with another couple. Ruth and Arthur watch a movie. Claire deflowers Russell. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 7:19 PM - 4 comments

August 27

Lodge 49: DisOrientation  Season 2, Episode 3

Ernie recounts his trip to Mexico to Dud, who hears a solution to all the Lodge's problems. The Shamroxx gang is back together, but this time, they're dealing with Higher Steaks. Dud and Liz learn they need more fydration. Meanwhile, Connie deals with her own disorientation.
posted by filthy light thief at 12:13 PM - 3 comments

Book: Anne of Green Gables

The cherished favorite featuring everyone's favorite red-headed orphan, Anne With an E. Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression.
posted by bq at 9:34 AM - 70 comments

Podcast: The Report: Part VI: Back Channels

It's December 29, 2016. The Obama administration announces that it's imposing sanctions on Russia, as punishment for election interference. Michael Flynn has been tapped to become Trump's national security advisor when the new administration takes office in January, but it's still the transition period. Flynn is taking a few days vacation at the beach, when he sees the news. He grabs his phone and texts the transition team at Mar a Lago. He writes "Tit for tat with Russia not good" and says that the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak is reaching out to him today. Flynn calls Kislyak and asks that Russia not escalate in response to the sanctions. Apparently, it works. The next day, in a surprise move, Putin says that Russia won't retaliate. Trump tweets, "Great move on delay (by V. Putin). I always knew he was very smart." [more inside]
posted by General Malaise at 7:45 AM - 1 comment

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 474: OutSTANDing Deals!

Throw on your largest, most profane novelty T-Shirt and crack open a cold, fresh bottle of Old El Paso — it's jokes time again! Suggested talking points: Gridiron Wisdom, Feature Length Texts, What to Wear to Cave, Big Johnson, The Great Coupon Heist, Travis' Falsified Book Report Service
posted by Tevin at 5:11 AM - 7 comments

August 26

This Way Up: Season One (All Episodes)  Season 1 (Full Season)

A young woman puts her life back together after suffering from a nervous breakdown.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 9:14 PM - 4 comments

Book: My Sister Rosa

17 year old Australian Che Taylor just got relocated to NYC (by way of Asia) by his hippie pacifist parents. He’s a boxer that isn’t allowed to spar, a 17-year old boy desperately in need of a girlfriend, and he’d really rather be back home in Sydney. But all of that pares in comparison to his real problem. He is pretty sure his 10 year old sister Rosa is a psychopath that will kill somebody sooner rather than later. The parents are totally disconnected, or so he thinks, so he takes it on himself to try to protect the world from his sister, while at the same time trying to lead a normal 17-year old’s life. That is the set up for the totally engrossing novel. It’s a suspenseful, downright creepy psychological thriller that manages to address the nature of psychopathic behavior (nature vs. nurture), parenting, teenage relationships, religion, gender identity, and class differences, all within the framework of a totally entertaining novel that will keep you up late trying to finish the book.
posted by COD at 3:54 PM - 1 comment

Star Trek: Enterprise: Impulse  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 5

A Vulcan ship was lost in the Expanse. Fortunately, the Enterprise encounters it at least 28 days later. [more inside]
posted by mordax at 2:04 PM - 7 comments

Critical Role: Refjorged  Season 2, Episode 76

Having returned to Uthodurn, the Mighty Nein attempt to tie up loose ends before heading back to the Cinderrest Sanctum...
posted by booksherpa at 12:19 PM - 6 comments

Movie: American Factory (Netflix)

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America. [more inside]
posted by essexjan at 12:12 PM - 3 comments

On Becoming a God in Central Florida: The Gloomy-Zoomies  Season 1, Episode 2

Krystal networks her way into an opportunity in the beauty pageant industry. Cody tries to be his own workhorse. Ernie builds a time capsule. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 12:05 PM - 2 comments

On Becoming a God in Central Florida: The Stinker Thinker  Season 1, Episode 1

Krystal Stubbs (Kirsten Dunst) doubles down on her husband's dreams while he wrestles with leaving his J-O-B. Cody (Théodore Pellerin) loses a friend, but meets his hero. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief at 11:58 AM - 5 comments

Movie: Ready or Not

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter at 11:06 AM - 10 comments

Movie: The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler, a small time outlaw on the run becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor, a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own to join them on their journey.
posted by vverse23 at 9:26 AM - 1 comment

Diagnosis: What’s Wrong With Me  Season 1 (Full Season)

Based on the New York Times column of the same name, this medical docuseries focuses on patients with unique illnesses and their journeys to find a diagnosis and cure.
posted by ellieBOA at 8:40 AM - 5 comments

August 25

Succession: Hunting  Season 2, Episode 3

Logan informs his skeptical management team of his plan to make another attempt to acquire Pierce, a rival media company and one of the most respected names in news, and brings back Frank to work on the deal. Convinced the acquisition is a terrible idea, Shiv asks Tom to deliver the message to Logan at a corporate retreat in Hungary.
posted by JimBennett at 11:30 PM - 14 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Is This the Man Who Made the Earth Tremble  Season 1, Episode 2

After discovering Amber, Pontius and Abraham reminiscing about an estranged family member, Jesse tasks his friends with acquiring surveillance footage that could explain the strange events of the night before.
posted by JimBennett at 10:34 PM - 5 comments

Six Feet Under: The Trap  Season 3, Episode 5

Fisher & Diaz handles the funeral arrangements for a man who died in a car crash in 1975, but whose vehicle and remains were only recently discovered in a canyon. Claire takes a job as Olivier's assistant. Rico comes up with a plan to hire an intern whose only compensation will be free living quarters, which means Ruth must adjust to sharing her home with a stranger. Lisa and Nate conflict over Nate's spending and Lisa's desire to be a SAHM, and Brenda drops by to speak to Nate. David realizes he has history with a fellow chorus member, and Keith realizes he needs to find a new job that he doesn't hate. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 7:37 PM - 1 comment

August 24

Book: The Vineyard at the End of the World

As wine connoisseurs know, Argentine wine was once famously bad. The grapes were overwatered, harvested in brutal heat, fermented in enormous cement pools, aged in antiquated oak vats, and then watered down and adulterated. The final product was industrial plonk, drinkable only on ice. But in 2001, a Cabernet Sauvignon / Malbec blend beat Napa and Bordeaux’s finest in a blind taste test. Suddenly, Argentina emerged as a premier wine region with a champion varietal―what best-selling author Benjamin Wallace calls “the humble Malbec.” How did this happen? [more inside]
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 1:09 PM - 2 comments

August 23

A Black Lady Sketch Show: Where Are My Background Singers?  Season 1, Episode 4

A divorce party spirals out of control following Eboni's bad mushroom trip. The tragic tale of star-crossed lovers, Rome & Julissa. A 1930's groupie, Feather Atwood, sets her sights on Negro League baseball player Satchel Paige. A frustrated airline passenger seeks a like-minded customer service representative. Denise tries to prevent yet another breakup and its typical, unusual side effect. "Taskmaster," "Insecurity," and "Turnt" help Crystal navigate a possible cat-calling situation. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:05 PM - 9 comments

Killjoys: Three Mutineers  Season 5, Episode 6

Dutch's prison takeover is thwarted by an unexpected hostage situation, leaving her, D'avin and John scrambling for a new plan. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 8:23 PM - 6 comments

August 22

Six Feet Under: Nobody Sleeps  Season 3, Episode 4

An opera lighting designer with a heart condition dies peacefully, surrounded by his friends, and his longtime partner arranges a tribute opera in the slumber room at Fisher & Diaz. It's Ruth's birthday, and Bettina nixes her plan to have her teeth cleaned and takes her to get a massage, while Lisa arranges a dinner party for her. Claire and Russell experience a night out with Olivier and an artist friend of his. Nate struggles with the feeling that he's living his father's life. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 8:25 PM - 4 comments

Podcast: The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 34

Storm and fury overtake Kepler, West Virginia. Pieces of an ancient puzzle move closer together. The survivors of Sylvain's fall take shelter. The source of an unimaginable power is revealed.
posted by Tevin at 10:21 AM - 6 comments

August 21

Mystery Science Theater 3000: MERLIN'S SHOP OF MYSTICAL WONDERS  Rewatch   Season 10, Episode 3

Rewatch! Like some mirror universe version of The Princess Bride, a grandfather tells stories to his grandson, but THIS grandfather is Ernest Borgnine, and THESE stories are horrible tales of soul-draining magic and deadly cursed monkeys, and THIS kid isn't getting any sleep tonight. A highlight of the Sci-Fi Channel run, we're closing in on the most popular episodes now.... Previously.
posted by JHarris at 5:43 PM - 4 comments

Lodge 49: The Slide  Season 2, Episode 2

"Life is good? Life is good. Life is good!" Dud gets back into cleaning pools, with some complications. "No good deed goes unpunished." Liz tries to hit bottom, with some detours along the way. "Churros and jellyfish! - Yes! That's the plan." A game of golf jeopardizes Ernie's career, while Connie finds a new perspective is helpful. "Thermosaurus?"
posted by filthy light thief at 8:23 AM - 4 comments

August 20

Book: The Dazzle of Day

Leaving a dilapidated Earth behind, Quakers across the globe pool funds and resources as they select colonists to send to a newly discovered planet to start life anew in this “miraculous fusion of…science fiction with unsparing realism and keen psychology” (Ursula K. Le Guin).
posted by kalimac at 2:26 PM - 4 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 473: Spooketti

Hey, Summer! Come over here for a second! We want to talk to you about ... the beach. All the beach stuff we want to do during you, Summer. What's that bear trap doing on the ground? Why's Autumn hiding behind us with a big net in its hand? Don't worry about that, Summer. Just ... come over here for a sec, will ya? Suggested talking points: Backpack Shopping, LASIK Check-In, Master Chief Lessons for Baby Boomers, Ghost Rider vs. Everyone, Pasta 4 Life, Ranch Mouth, Get Sticky Off It
posted by Tevin at 5:16 AM - 8 comments

Mindhunter: Entire Season Two  Season 2 (Full Season)

The FBI's Behavioral Science Unit enters a new era of importance, with access to more resources than ever before -- but can it survive the internal pressures of damaged trust, and the external sprinkles of insidious family drama??
posted by fleacircus at 12:33 AM - 31 comments

August 19

Critical Role: Rime and Reason  Season 2, Episode 75

The Mighty Nein find themselves transported to snowy Mythburrow in pursuit of a white dragon, and must use all their wisdom to escape with their prize and their lives intact...(guest starring Mica Burton!)
posted by booksherpa at 7:23 PM - 6 comments

Movie: All the President's Men

The movie begins and ends with images of print on paper. Typewriter keys slam a date onto a blank page: June 1, 1972. President Nixon, in the midst of his re-election campaign and returning from a trip to Moscow, arrives at the Capitol Building to address Congress and the nation. Soon after, in the pre-dawn hours of a Saturday morning, security guard Frank Wills (portraying himself in the film) summons police to the Watergate Complex after discovering evidence of intruders in an office building. In the 6th floor headquarters of the Democratic National Committee, plainclothes officers responding to the call apprehend five well-dressed men in the midst of an attempted burglary. Later that morning 29-year-old reporter Bob Woodward (Robert Redford), hired just months ago at the Washington Post and the lowest-paid member of its staff, is called in to cover the suspects’ arraignment. The case seems of little importance, yet puzzling details soon emerge that arouse Woodward’s suspicions. Another eager young Post reporter, Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman), is assigned to join Woodward in following-up on the story. Through diligence, persistence, prodding from editors, and crucial assistance from a shadowy source, the duo uncover some startling connections. [more inside]
posted by theory at 3:02 PM - 16 comments

Star Trek: Enterprise: Rajiin  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 4

Enterprise attempts to gain information about Trellium-D and the Xindi. Complications ensue. [more inside]
posted by mordax at 12:32 PM - 6 comments

Perpetual Grace, LTD: A Sheriff in the Era of the Cartel  Season 1, Episode 10

Fun facts: there are specific physicalities of a liar, 11 indications, and any one of them is a strong tell that a person is not being honest. And In baseball, you don't have to pitch right away. You can take your time. You can take your time between pitches. In baseball. As much as you like. Sometimes it's tough to get into the rhythm of the world. And find a way to rhyme with it. Also, sometimes you just need a proper name to get back in the rhythm. And/or a noble goal. [Season finale]
posted by filthy light thief at 11:38 AM - 0 comments

Perpetual Grace, LTD: The Elements of an Epiphany  Season 1, Episode 9

This week, we hear more of the continued adventures of Luke Steel, who totally outsmarted the Crazy Fucking Old Guy. And got out of that crazy shit. Luke learned his lesson, assisted by the crazy old fuck with lessons of love. Lovely lessons of bird style love. And the fear left Luke Steel ripped and really jacked up physique. Also, there's a race against time and the Department of Health, a town covered in old news, and New Leaf chooses a new name.
posted by filthy light thief at 11:31 AM - 0 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: The Righteous Gemstones  Season 1, Episode 1

The new series from the team behind Eastbound & Down and Vice Principals. Upon returning from a baptism marathon in China with his father Eli and brother Kelvin, Jesse Gemstone receives a video from blackmailers seeking to sully his reputation. Eli moves forward with plans to expand the Gemstone empire as he continues to mourn his late wife Aimee-Leigh.
posted by JimBennett at 10:32 AM - 7 comments

Movie: The Nightingale

In 1825, Claire, a 21-year-old Irish convict, chases a British soldier through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. She enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past. [more inside]
posted by doctornecessiter at 9:28 AM - 1 comment

August 18

Succession: The Vaulter  Season 2, Episode 2

Roman and Kendall do a "routine health check" of new media brand Vaulter to determine the future of the company. Tom tasks Greg with sniffing out waste at ATN, as Greg wonders if the divisive media outlet is the right fit for him. Connor and Willa host a soiree to mark their return to New York. Shiv brings Tom into the loop about her future at Waystar and with Gil's campaign.
posted by JimBennett at 11:24 PM - 8 comments

The Rain: Full Season 2 - Netflix  Season 2 (Full Season)

Netflix - When the virus grows even more dangerous, the friends race to find a cure. But as Apollon closes in, their loyalties are tested. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 6:43 PM - 1 comment

Babylon 5: No Surrender, No Retreat  Season 4, Episode 15

Sheridan and B5 try to free Proxima III. Londo and G'Kar try something new. "So from now on, I guess the operational phrase is 'trust no one'." "No. Trust Ivanova; trust yourself. Anybody else -- shoot 'em!" [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet at 4:02 PM - 1 comment

Podcast: The Report: Part V: Russian Overtures

It's the morning of April 25, 2016. At a hotel in London, a Maltese professor meets with a young foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign. The two have been in touch over the past few weeks; the professor has been helping the young man connect with Russian officials. Now, over breakfast, the professor lets him in on a secret. On a recent trip to Moscow, high-level government officials told him that the Russians have "dirt" on Trump's opponent. What was the "dirt" in question? "Emails," he says. They have "have thousands of emails."
posted by General Malaise at 1:38 PM - 1 comment

Movie: The Amazing Johnathan Documentary

What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician - "The Amazing Johnathan" - becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion, and himself from his subject. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk at 5:26 AM - 5 comments

August 17

Movie: Cowboys & Aliens

A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.
posted by porpoise at 10:13 PM - 8 comments

Movie: The Intern

70-year-old widower Robert De Nero has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Anne Hathaway.
posted by growabrain at 2:59 PM - 8 comments

Movie: Blinded by the Light

In 1987 Luton, in Thatcher's Britain, confronted by National Front racists on the streets and a stressed, angry father at home, a British Asian teenager learns to live his own life, get a new perspective on his Pakistani immigrant family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen. Directed and co-written by Gurinder Chadha (known for Bend It Like Beckham), with music by legendary Indian composer and film score creator A.R. Rahman. Inspired by a true story. [more inside]
posted by brainwane at 1:51 PM - 9 comments

Book: Butter

After traveling across three continents to stalk the modern story of butter, award-winning food writer and former pastry chef Elaine Khosrova serves up a story as rich, textured, and culturally relevant as butter itself. From its humble agrarian origins to its present-day artisanal glory, butter has a fascinating story to tell, and Khosrova is the perfect person to tell it. With tales about the ancient butter bogs of Ireland, the pleasure dairies of France, and the sacred butter sculptures of Tibet, Khosrova details butter’s role in history, politics, economics, nutrition, and even spirituality and art. Readers will also find the essential collection of core butter recipes, including beurre manié, croissants, pâte brisée, and the only buttercream frosting anyone will ever need, as well as practical how-tos for making various types of butter at home--or shopping for the best.
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 9:51 AM - 1 comment

Book: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

"Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes the events of one turbulent year—the year of the night riders and the burnings, the year a white girl humiliates Cassie in public simply because she's black—to show Cassie that having a place of their own is the Logan family's lifeblood. It is the land that gives the Logans their courage and pride—no matter how others may degrade them, the Logans possess something no one can take away." [more inside]
posted by ChuraChura at 6:40 AM - 5 comments

August 16

Six Feet Under: The Eye Inside  Season 3, Episode 3

A young woman pursued by three aggressively cat calling young men runs into the street only to realize that they're her friends and are playing a "joke" on her... and that she's standing directly in the path of an oncoming vehicle. Keith and David spend the weekend at a resort. Ruth goes hiking and shopping with her new friend Bettina. Claire begins a new studio class with an inspiring new instructor, and reluctantly decides she and Phil have irreconcilable differences. Lisa has finally had all she can take of Carol's neurotic demands. Rico finds it difficult to separate thoughts of his family from his work, and Nate tries to find time for himself away from both family and work. [more inside]
posted by orange swan at 9:16 PM - 2 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: 3rd & Bonaparte Is Always in the Shade  Season 1, Episode 3

Asia is shocked by a very public, very unexpected marriage proposal from her new boyfriend DeWayne. New recruits talk about their goals and expectations at a gang orientation. A church service devolves when congregants take to the mic with self-centered motivations. Dr. Haddassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman turns a toast at her sister's wedding into a teachable moment. (also a 227 reboot, and the continuing 'After the Event' sketch) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! at 9:15 PM - 6 comments