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BrainDead: Notes Toward a Post-Reagan Theory...  Season 1, Ep 6

It's an episode of discoveries! The bugs can be ejected from a human host -- it just takes booze and music and sex with Aaron Tveit. Also, the bugs can communicate via their hosts, and "You Might Think" turns out to be a faster version of the interplanetary music of the spheres. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 3, 2016 - 4 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The NRA and Brexit  Season 3, Ep 16

This week...
  • The aftermath of Orlando shootings, from Trump's predictably awful remarks to the Democratic Party's filibuster, and the choke-hold the NRA holds over Congress and regulatory agencies, despite relatively low membership and campaign contributions. YouTube (11m)
  • And Now: "60 Minutes" Anchors Are Still Prompting People to Deliver the Exact Soundbite They Need
  • Main story: Brexit, that is to say, the motion to remove Great Britain from the European Union. Last Week Tonight debunks some of the reasons given for exiting. At the end, LWT provides their own (foul-mouthed, half-hearted) lyrics supporting staying in the EU, sung to the tune of Beethoven's "Ode To Joy." YouTube (16m)
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posted by JHarris on Jun 22, 2016 - 4 comments

Helix: O Brave New World  Season 2, Ep 13

The aftermath of the Peter and Julia stand off is revealed, while Amy and Landry plan vengeance for their disfigured state, Kyle and Sarah plot to get off the island, even if means a deal with the devil and the truth of Caleb is revealed. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Apr 11, 2015 - 2 comments

Helix: Densho  Season 2, Ep 4

The CDC team continues to not get off the island of Brother Michael and his scary disciples, insisting that they have to find the source of the virus that turns people stabby. Alan, the team's former leader, doesn't care much as he has own reasons for pretending to be a member of the cult. In the future, Hatake tries to bond with his daughter Julia, but she'd prefer her mummy. This continues to anger her dead brother. Sadly, Doreen from season 1 remains dead.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Feb 7, 2015 - 7 comments

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