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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Power Broker

Sam and Bucky go to a criminal safe haven to find information about the Super Soldier serum.
posted by Pronoiac to FanFare on Apr 2 at 1:58 AM
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Special Event: Blaseball Season 15

It's been two weeks of downtime, and now Blaseball is back for season 15 and I have no idea what's going on but apparently they did something with snacks and also maybe there are time-fish that can rewind innings? Come on in!
posted by cortex to FanFare on Apr 5 at 9:17 AM
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Movie: Slaxx

When a possessed pair of jeans begins to kill the staff of a trendy clothing store, it is up to Libby, an idealistic young salesclerk, to stop its bloody rampage.
posted by DirtyOldTown to FanFare on Apr 3 at 8:20 AM
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Book: Tales from Earthsea

The tales of this book explore and extend the world established by the Earthsea novels—yet each stands on its own. It contains the novella “The Finder”, and the short stories “The Bones of the Earth”, “Darkrose and Diamond”, “On the High Marsh”, and “Dragonfly”. (Book 5 of the Earthsea cycle)
posted by Cash4Lead to FanFare on Apr 2 at 6:36 AM
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Better Off Ted: Season Two

The second (and final) season of ABC's satirical comedy about the staff of the product development team at an ethically bankrupt corporation.
posted by DirtyOldTown to FanFare on Apr 3 at 8:10 AM
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Saturday Night Live: Daniel Kaluuya / St. Vincent


The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: The Whole World is Watching

The show moves to the Balkans; some meditations of power. The Dora Milaje is unhappy, John Walker is unhappy, Sam Wilson is unhappy.
posted by cendawanita to FanFare on Apr 9 at 4:19 AM
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Doom Patrol: Hair Patrol

The Bureau of Normalcy enlists the help of a freelancer.
posted by mordax to FanFare on Apr 19, 2019 at 11:10 PM
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Doom Patrol: Flex Patrol

The team must help Flex Mentallo.
posted by mordax to FanFare on May 11, 2019 at 10:57 AM
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Movie: Heat

A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist, while both sides attempt to find balance between their personal and their professional lives.
posted by MoonOrb to FanFare on Feb 4, 2018 at 7:57 PM
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Book: Leave the World Behind

Anyone else in the mood for a tightly-written disaster novel that's more interested in people's responses to an emergency than in the emergency itself? Rumaan Alam's Leave the World Behind is a dread-packed piece about two families forced to hunker down together during an uncertain, unsettling period of world-altering events. It was a finalist in the National Book Awards 2020 for Fiction, and is Alam's third novel.
posted by MonkeyToes to FanFare on Mar 25 at 4:15 PM
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For All Mankind: Pathfinder

With a little help from Molly, Ed plans a career change, as his old Jamestown crew mates Gordo and Danielle struggle.
posted by cardboard to FanFare on Mar 12 at 5:10 AM
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Doom Patrol: Cyborg Patrol

The team must rescue Vic from the Ant Farm.
posted by mordax to FanFare on May 4, 2019 at 11:29 PM
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Dark: Double Lives (Doppelleben)

Bizarre occurrences give Charlotte a sense of déjà vu, and she suspects Peter is hiding something. Franziska snaps when Magnus confronts her.
posted by oh yeah! to FanFare on Dec 3, 2017 at 6:06 AM
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Star Trek: The Next Generation: Unification I

Picard and Data must go undercover as Romulans when Starfleet assigns the Enterprise to the search for Spock.
posted by CheesesOfBrazil to FanFare on Apr 8 at 5:31 AM
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Book: The City in the Middle of the Night

Humanity clings to life on January--a colonized planet divided between permanently frozen darkness on one side, and blazing endless sunshine on the other. Two cities, built long ago in the meager temperate zone, serve as the last bastions of civilization--but life inside them is just as dangerous as the uninhabitable wastelands outside. Sophie, a young student from the wrong side of Xiosphant city, is exiled into the dark after being part of a failed revolution. But she survives--with the help of a mysterious savior from beneath the ice.
posted by dinty_moore to FanFare on Jul 18, 2020 at 7:48 PM
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Movie: Nomadland

A woman in her sixties embarks on a journey through the Western United States after losing everything in the Great Recession, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
posted by ilikemefi to FanFare on Feb 19 at 10:12 PM
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Dark: Secrets (Geheimnisse)

In 2019, a local boy’s disappearance stokes fear in the residents of Winden, a small German town with a strange and tragic history.
posted by oh yeah! to FanFare on Dec 2, 2017 at 8:47 AM
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Taskmaster: Series 6

Greg Davies is the Taskmaster. "Little" Alex Horne is the Taskmaster's assistant. Alice Levine, Asim Chaudhry, Liza Tarbuck, Russell Howard and Tim Vine are the contestants. Episodes are available on YouTube in the USA, and on the Channel 4 website in the UK.
posted by Huffy Puffy to FanFare on Apr 3 at 7:50 AM
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The Expanse: The Big Empty

Holden and crew are trapped in a badly damaged shuttle. On Ceres, Miller uncovers clues about Julie Mao. On Earth, Chrisjen Avasarala questions a terrorist.
posted by Ivan Fyodorovich to FanFare on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:03 AM
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...like what is the GRU actually doing? Sorting out the people who have returned and trying to get them back to some semblance of the life they had before Why do the Flag Smashers oppose them... Because during the Blip, the world was much more unified on a global scale instead of individual countries. Which is ironic,... [more]
posted by Brandon Blatcher to FanFare on Apr 9 at 2:38 PM
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It’s not just a good line, Shuri invented a handheld Jurisdiction Field Generator. [view]
posted by sixswitch to FanFare on Apr 9 at 8:45 AM
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"The Dora Milaje have Jurisdiction wherever the Dora Milaje find themselves to be." [view]
posted by Faintdreams to FanFare on Apr 9 at 4:25 AM
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They've done a pretty good job of making Walker unlikeable, and the fact that getting beat handily by a group of women is what pushed him (a big walking ball of toxic masculinity) over the edge to take the serum just underlines it. [view]
posted by synecdoche to FanFare on Apr 9 at 6:18 PM
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Zemo is a scheming sonofabitch, but you gotta admit he's got integrity. He says Super Soldiers shouldn't exist and when he's in a position to either steal or destroy the Super Soldier serum, he doesn't hesitate to destroy it. He's a stand-up guy even if he is a villain. [view]
posted by wabbittwax to FanFare on Apr 10 at 12:28 PM
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At this point, I'd be VERY interested in a show titled Travels with The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, by Baron Zemo. 'Cause Zemo needs to back to jail with how shamelessly he stole the episode. [view]
posted by Brandon Blatcher to FanFare on Apr 3 at 7:19 PM
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[Slowly dons finest Sunday attire, carefully ascends to pulpit] Friends, I am not here today to speak of the Awkwardly Erotic Chocolate Sundae. [raises hands to calm hubbub among congregation] Now, now, I understand; it is Easter, you cry, and do we not always speak of the Awkwardly Erotic Chocolate Sundae? And I say yea we do, but the Awkwardly... [more]
posted by phooky to FanFare on Apr 5 at 5:40 PM
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Madripoor being realised for MCU still cracks me up, more than anything, though the last time I had anything to say in fanfare this year about a hodgepodge fictional SEA setting i was tersely reminded that that was an American show (meaning, what, i have to find camaraderie with Africans over their feelings over Wakanda instead, however good Black... [more]
posted by cendawanita to FanFare on Apr 3 at 8:39 PM
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The head tilt thing was almost perfectly timed. Daniel Brühl is having so much fun. [view]
posted by fullerine to FanFare on Apr 9 at 9:05 AM
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I was surprised to learn that St. Vincent is a) from Texas; and b) still under 30 years old Annie Clark is 38. [view]
posted by jonathanhughes to FanFare on Apr 4 at 6:52 PM
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The #zemocut has been released! [view]
posted by Brandon Blatcher to FanFare on Apr 8 at 1:42 PM
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My husband: "If you told me St Vincent was a Kate MacKinnon character who got out of hand, I'd believe you." [view]
posted by joannemerriam to FanFare on Apr 4 at 6:25 PM
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I was reminiscing about this ep recently and looked it up on Memory Alpha. I was gobsmacked that it’s neither “Robin’s Rules” nor “Lefler’s Laws”, but rather “Robin’s Laws”. How in Klingon hell did that happen? What was going on in the writer’s room that day? [view]
posted by chrchr to FanFare on Apr 5 at 4:16 PM
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I was really excited for a moment by the idea that the Dora Milaje might just take their vibranium arm and their vibranium frisbee and go home. Post credits scene: Ayo repainting the shield green and red as the show's logo morphs into "Captain Wakanda and the White Wolf." [view]
posted by straight to FanFare on Apr 10 at 9:45 AM
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> However.. at the beginning of Madripoor, our heroes are... walking across a highway bridge to enter the city? And then a car picks them up? WTF? Where were they walking from? They keep doing this! They walked around a corner in Baltimore, but how did they get there? Once you accept "They want to get their steps in" a lot... [more]
posted by The corpse in the library to FanFare on Apr 3 at 3:36 PM
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Fake Singapore checks out. Too many westerners. *Runs away in Malaysian* [view]
posted by cendawanita to FanFare on Apr 2 at 5:54 AM
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I loved this show so much—my friends and I worked for a big company when it aired and a lot of it seemed very familiar. (We mentioned the friendship video a lot.) Plus, Phil and Lem were such fun. They had a cast script reading for charity a couple of months ago, with a question & answer session. It really felt like the cast and crew had a... [more]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit to FanFare on Apr 4 at 6:03 PM
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They built him up early on to be the All American Boy but he's pretty much terrible in every scene we've seen him in I've seen multiple people say something like this but I actually thought they built him up to be a failure and disappointment from the beginning. His origin story is that people in power basically conned the shield out... [more]
posted by mark k to FanFare on Apr 10 at 11:45 AM
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Also I just caught on that Sam cosplaying the tiger villain was an "all black people look alike" joke. I got the feeling Sam was about to make that objection until he got a look at the photo and realized that no, there's actually a resemblance. [view]
posted by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish to FanFare on Apr 4 at 9:49 AM
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I'm still utterly confused about what the fuck was going on that lead to the final action sequence. My read is Sam (and Bucky; they're a set, ha) wanted to meet Karli and continue his approach. But he's got canon-supported suspicion that Walker will continue his offensive approach with the Flag Smashers, which is something (per his... [more]
posted by cendawanita to FanFare on Apr 9 at 8:36 PM
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