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On Becoming a God in Central Florida: A Positive Spin!  Season 1, Ep 3

Cody throws FAM a rally, where Krystal really gets into the spirit. Ernie tries to connect with his son, while Stan finds a new supplier for the water park. Meanwhile, Judd Waltrip tries to share his story with Mirta Herrera, who's more interested in positive spin, like hip-hop youth who breakdance for peace, and the aligator widow. (But he has a real hot story!)
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 5, 2019 - 1 comment

On Becoming a God in Central Florida: The Gloomy-Zoomies  Season 1, Ep 2

Krystal networks her way into an opportunity in the beauty pageant industry. Cody tries to be his own workhorse. Ernie builds a time capsule. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Aug 26, 2019 - 2 comments

On Becoming a God in Central Florida: The Stinker Thinker  Season 1, Ep 1

Krystal Stubbs (Kirsten Dunst) doubles down on her husband's dreams while he wrestles with leaving his J-O-B. Cody (Théodore Pellerin) loses a friend, but meets his hero. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Aug 26, 2019 - 5 comments

Norsemen: Seasons 1 & 2, It's good to be the chieftain?  Season 1, Ep 0

Waiting for the return of Game of Thrones? Missing the awkward comedy of The Office? Check out Norsemen on Netflix! [more inside]
posted by Hermeowne Grangepurr on Oct 25, 2018 - 11 comments

Movie: Throw Momma from the Train

In his directorial debut, Danny DeVito plays Owen, the put-upon momma's boy who enlists his writing teacher (Billy Crystal) in a Strangers on a Train-style murder scheme. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Jan 8, 2018 - 14 comments

Movie: Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers

It's not new, but inspired by his role on the much beloved Garfunkel and Oates series, I checked out this special. I laughed…a lot. In fact, I'm a bit concerned about some of the things I laughed at and I'm curious to discuss it and others' reactions. [more inside]
posted by Cogito on Jun 25, 2017 - 3 comments

Movie: Look Who's Back

Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society. [more inside]
posted by theodolite on Feb 20, 2017 - 5 comments

Vice Principals: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

Vice Principals just finished airing on HBO this past weekend. Another collaboration between Jody Hill and Danny McBride, the show treads familiar ground, featuring two terrible men (McBride and Walton Goggins) who plot and scheme against one another in an attempt to take the top spot of the pecking order at a South Carolina high school after the previous principal (Bill Murray) retires. However, an outsider named Dr. Brown (Kimberly Herbert Gregory) ends up taking the job that each man sees as rightfully his. Through 9 episodes, the two sink lower and lower in their efforts to unseat Brown. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Sep 21, 2016 - 10 comments

Movie: Bad Words

An adult man uses a loophole to get into National Spelling Bee and a reporter goes along with him to figure out his reasons. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Aug 21, 2016 - 6 comments

Movie: The Cable Guy

A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend. His target, rejects him, with bad consequences, but not before creepy karaoke, awkward family game nights, and other hijinks ensue. Relatively early appearances of Jack Black, Owen Wilson, and Bob Odenkirk, among others. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 19, 2016 - 7 comments

Anyone want to watch Nurse Jackie?

"Nurse Jackie" is a dark comedy about a cynical ER nurse with a heart of gold. I've seen four episodes so far. I think the moment it won me over was when student nurse Zoey apologizes for vomiting, promising it'll never happen again, and all Jackie says, "Yes, it will." [more inside]
posted by d. z. wang on Jan 17, 2016 - 6 comments

Movie: Re-Animator

A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Aug 6, 2014 - 17 comments

MeFi Horror Film Club, #8: Re-Animator

Next up is Stuart Gordon's 1985 cult classic Re-Animator! [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jul 30, 2014 - 14 comments

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