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Our Flag Means Death: Mermen  Season 2, Ep 8

Stede, Zheng, Spanish Jackie and the rest of the Revenge crew team up to take down a nefarious common enemy threatening the world of piracy. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 26, 2023 - 15 comments

Our Flag Means Death: Man on Fire  Season 2, Ep 7

As Blackbeard reevaluates his life, Stede revels in his newfound infamy. With some help from Jim, Oluwande reunites with a hesitant Zheng. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 19, 2023 - 3 comments

Our Flag Means Death: Calypso's Birthday  Season 2, Ep 6

While the crew celebrates Calypso's birthday, Blackbeard faces a violent party-crasher seeking revenge. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 19, 2023 - 4 comments

Our Flag Means Death: The Curse of the Seafaring Life  Season 2, Ep 5

As Blackbeard remains plagued by the distrust of his crew, Izzy schools Stede on how to be an effective captain. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 12, 2023 - 3 comments

Our Flag Means Death: Fun and Games  Season 2, Ep 4

After he's banished from the Revenge, Blackbeard unwittingly receives relationship advice from some dysfunctional old friends. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 12, 2023 - 5 comments

Our Flag Means Death: The Innkeeper  Season 2, Ep 3

While the Revenge crew gleefully reunites under Zheng's reign, Stede attempts to discover what happened to Blackbeard, who must face his own difficult truth as he tries out a new profession. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 5, 2023 - 5 comments

Our Flag Means Death: Red Flags  Season 2, Ep 2

Aboard Zhang's ship, Stede, Olu and Black Pete have surprising revelations while Blackbeard's crew plots their revenge. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 5, 2023 - 2 comments

Our Flag Means Death: Impossible Birds  Season 2, Ep 1

While Stede adjusts to his new normal, a heartbroken Blackbeard fills the void with daily raids — sparking concern amongst Izzy and the crew. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 5, 2023 - 6 comments

Small Axe: Mangrove  Season 1, Ep 1

Mangrove is the first episode in this anthology series of 5 episodes created and directed by artist-turned-filmmaker Steve McQueen, each standalone, set in England, about Black British people. Mangrove is based on the true story of Frank Crichlow (Shaun Parkes), who opened Carribean restaurant Mangrove in Notting Hill in 1968. [more inside]
posted by larrybob on Nov 24, 2020 - 5 comments

Book: Saint X

This killer debut is both a thriller with a vivid setting and an insightful study of race, class, and obsession. [Kirkus] [more inside]
posted by chavenet on Oct 18, 2020 - 0 comments

Book: Washington Black

High adventure fraught with cliffhanger twists marks this runaway-slave narrative, which leaps, sails, and soars from Caribbean cane fields to the fringes of the frozen Arctic and across a whole ocean. (Opening line from Kirkus Review, one of many publications to list Esi Edugyan's novel among the best fiction of 2018). Booker Prize shortlisted nominee. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 2, 2019 - 3 comments

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