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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The US National Debt  Season 8, Ep 7

Another week from the White Void of Sad Facts. Right wing media loses their shit at a suggestive music video featuring Lil Nas X. Matt Gaetz is suspected of violating sex trafficing laws. A historic vote of whether to unionize has taken place among workers at an Amazon fulfillment center, which Amazon has fought in ludicrous ways, including anti-union propaganda in bathrooms. And Now: Some Very Unwelcome News Regarding Peeps. (It's the Peeps & Pepsi promotion.) Main story (22m): the US National Debt, and the massive disingenuousness with which it has been portrayed by Republicans. A lot of interesting information in this one! [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Apr 5, 2021 - 9 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Plastic  Season 8, Ep 6

This week from the White Void of Sad Facts--The shootings in Atlanta of eight people, six of them Asian women, and the terrible response from police authorities. And Now: Even During A Pandemic, Local News Cannot Be Trusted With St. Patrick's Day. Main story (22m): plastic. Think we live in a golden age of recycling plastic? Think again: less than 9% of plastic made gets recycled, and over half of all plastic ever produced was made since 2005. How did we get to this point, when plastic recycling has been promoted for decades? [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Mar 22, 2021 - 7 comments

Atlanta: Crabs in a Barrel  Season 2, Ep 11

Sometimes you gotta go where the money goes. But it be feeling like something is holding me back. Like I can't leave. [official synopsis; season finale] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on May 11, 2018 - 22 comments

Atlanta: FUBU  Season 2, Ep 10

A time machine episode, focused on middle school aged Ern and a possibly bootleg FUBU shirt. A very tiny glimpse into a day in the life of kids.
posted by k8t on May 3, 2018 - 13 comments

Atlanta: North of the Border  Season 2, Ep 9

We might have to make that move tonight. I heard there's a pajama party and Paper Boi is gonna be there. [Official synopsis] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 27, 2018 - 6 comments

Atlanta: Woods  Season 2, Ep 8

Paperboi is lost.
posted by k8t on Apr 20, 2018 - 10 comments

Atlanta: Champagne Papi  Season 2, Ep 7

Van and friends go to a party at Drake's house. Social media plays a strong role.
posted by k8t on Apr 14, 2018 - 3 comments

Atlanta: Teddy Perkins  Season 2, Ep 6

Darius is trippin in this one. Y'all know I woulda been left. [Official synopsis] Darius went to pick up a multicolored key piano that someone posted on a biohacking message board, saying their boss was trying to get rid of it, free of charge. Featuring Theodore Perkins as himself*. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 7, 2018 - 14 comments

Atlanta: Barbershop  Season 2, Ep 5

You know how you need a fresh cut but your barber is always on some wack stuff? He's lucky I only trust him. [Official synopsis] Paper Boi has a photo shoot coming up, and he wants to look good, so he sees Bibby to get the usual. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 31, 2018 - 7 comments

Atlanta: Helen  Season 2, Ep 4

Earn and Van take a trip to a Bavarian themed town, Get Out-esque for Earn and lots of insight into Van.
posted by k8t on Mar 24, 2018 - 5 comments

Atlanta: Money Bag Shawty  Season 2, Ep 3

Earn is out here making that money. Too bad he still look broke as hell. This whole city runs on stunting, you feel me? [Official synopsis] / Along with earning social media attention, Paper Boi's newest single goes Gold, so Earn decides to take Van out for a night on the town to celebrate. Meanwhile, Alfred and Darius visit Clark County in the studio to record guest verses. [Clipped from Wikipedia summary] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 18, 2018 - 3 comments

Atlanta: Sportin' Waves  Season 2, Ep 2

In the pursuit of makin' money, in various forms; the problems with fans, and problems of authenticity. You know how it is at holiday time. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 9, 2018 - 6 comments

Atlanta: Alligator Man  Season 2, Ep 1

The arrival of "Robbin' Season" creates a different feel in the city.
posted by prize bull octorok on Mar 2, 2018 - 4 comments

Queer Eye: Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help the city's men refine their wardrobes, grooming, diet, cultural pursuits, and home décor. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 11, 2018 - 45 comments

Dynasty: I hardly recognized you  Season 1, Ep 1

An heiress, her father, and his new fiance plot and scheme at work and at home. Everyone has something to hide, but they're ready to flaunt their wealth and oil barony.
posted by Margalo Epps on Oct 18, 2017 - 4 comments

Atlanta: The Jacket  Season 1, Ep 10

Yo last night was 10 crazy. I bout lost my mind, Quita lost her phone, and this fool Earn lost his jacket smh. Who cares tho 😂 (laugh-crying emoji). [Season finale] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Nov 2, 2016 - 7 comments

Atlanta: Juneteenth  Season 1, Ep 9

"Why my Auntie trying to make me go to one of these bougie Junteenth parties again? I don't like them sadity people and I'm gonna miss my shows. Le sigh." Van takes Earn to a fancy party in the hope of making connections. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 26, 2016 - 4 comments

Atlanta: The Club  Season 1, Ep 8

Paper Boi, Darius and Earn are in a club, Primal, as a public promotional appearance, but the allure of the club can fade. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 19, 2016 - 4 comments

Atlanta: B.A.N.  Season 1, Ep 7

The tv show Montague; Special guest Paper Boi and Dr. Deborah Holt. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Oct 12, 2016 - 8 comments

Atlanta: Value  Season 1, Ep 6

Van meets up with an old friend, and they discuss value.
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 5, 2016 - 8 comments

Atlanta: Nobody Beats the Biebs  Season 1, Ep 5

Paper Boi attends a charity basketball celebrity event for the youth and faces off against Justin Beiber, the black R&B hit kid. Earn faces a case of mistaken identity. Darius runs into trouble at the shooting range.
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 29, 2016 - 3 comments

Atlanta: The Streisand Effect  Season 1, Ep 4

When a b-boy/ photographer/ internet star/ blogger/ entrepreneur begins trashing Paper Boi online, he decides to end the beef. Darius helps Earn look for a way to make big money, fast.
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 22, 2016 - 3 comments

Atlanta: Go for Broke  Season 1, Ep 3

This man Earn broke as hell. How you gone go out on a date with no money? Umm mhmm these Atlanta dudes trifling. But Ok, Paper Boi might really be about that life tho.
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 14, 2016 - 5 comments

Atlanta: Streets on Lock  Season 1, Ep 2

"See every rapper think he a thug, well you do the crime, you do the time. Don't drop the soap haha. Free my uncle Jay!" Cousins Paper Boi and Earn deal with repercussions of their actions from the first episode, learning about fame and jail.
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 7, 2016 - 9 comments

Atlanta: The Big Bang  Season 1, Ep 1

"Paper Boi? Who the hell is that? I swear everybody want to be a rapper now-a-days smh. Song is bumpin tho." Atlanta focuses on two cousins with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; "Earnest 'Earn' Marks" (Donald Glover), an ambitious college drop-out and “Paper Boi” Miles (Brian Tyree Henry), who wants to becomes a star. [Glover is also the the creator, writer, executive producer, director and music supervisor.]
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 7, 2016 - 12 comments

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