Bridget Jones meets The Exorcist in this wickedly funny, dark novel about one woman’s post-cancer retreat to a remote Australian town and the horrors awaiting her. It wasn’t just the bad breakup that turned Eleanor Mellett’s life upside down. It was the cancer. And all the demons that came with it. [more inside]
A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. [more inside]
The Midnight Club: Full Season Season 1, Ep 0
Ilonka is drawn to Brightcliffe Hospice, a place of many circles, where a secret club meets at midnight. Created by Leah Fong and Mike Flanagan (Midnight Mass, Haunting of Hill House).
Our Blues: Our Blues Season 1, Ep 0
Romance is sweet and bitter — and life riddled with ups and downs — in multiple stories about people who live and work on bustling Jeju Island. [more inside]
Thirty Nine: Thirty-Nine Season 1, Ep 0
Leaning on each other through thick and thin, a trio of best friends stand together as they experience life, love and loss on the brink of turning 40. [more inside]
Nineteen-year-old Jake Margate struggles with terminal leukemia for five years and is ready to let go but his mother is not. [more inside]
Archer: Stage Two Season 2, Ep 8
Sterling "Half Fainting Goat" Archer thinks he is going to die so is motivated to make amends. [more inside]
Longmire: The Cancer Season 1, Ep 4
A double homicide sets off a chain reaction investigation that involves pot dealers, smugglers, Mexican Cartels, Tribal Police, County Deputies and Forest Rangers. [more inside]
Katie Couric reads Leslie Lehr's Modern Love essay about learning the true depth of her relationship with her husband.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Science Season 3, Ep 11
- Ted Cruz drops out of the race for the Republication Nomination, leaving Donald Trump as presumptive nominee. (YT 4m, via Fortune!)
- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calls the first meeting of their Worker's Party since 1980. (YT 4m)
- And Now: The Next President of the United States
- Main story: Science (YT 19m), and how good, and not-so-good, studies get trumpeted by the media as saying things that they don't all the fucking time. LWT presents a parody of TED talks, "TODD," to make their point.
This episode contains a handful of stories that show how every time we think we've settled on a price for something, it slips out of our grasp. [more inside]
Shameless (US): Three Boys Rewatch Season 1, Ep 5
Frank has a lump in his scrotum, and assumes he has cancer without waiting for the biopsy results. He starts to wear a tie so he’ll look nice for the Grim Reaper. [more inside]
Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.