American Gods: Moon Shadow Show Only Season 2, Ep 8
Wednesday leaves Cairo, while Mr. World and New Media spread fear, with Mr. Wednesday and Shadow as targets. Nancy and Ibis discuss revolution versus patience, and Bilquis makes Shadow an offer. Laura Moon walks off, carrying her own burden. [Show only; season finale] [more inside]
American Gods: Moon Shadow Books Included Season 2, Ep 8
Wednesday leaves Cairo, while Mr. World and New Media spread fear, with Mr. Wednesday and Shadow as targets. Nancy and Ibis discuss revolution versus patience, and Bilquis makes Shadow an offer. Laura Moon walks off, carrying her own burden. [Books included; season finale] [more inside]
Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Air Force One and the White House residence.
FEAR. Anxiety. Stress. Dread. It's all the same dang thing, as it turns out. Biologist and fear expert Mary Poffenroth is back for Part 2 [more inside]
Alie hunted down Mary Poffenroth, an expert in the biological and sociological causes/effects of fear and it is riveting. [more inside]
High Maintenance: Globo Season 2, Ep 1
Season Two Premiere. The Guy has a busier-than-usual day as New Yorkers react to some world-changing news. [more inside]
The Orville: Firestorm Season 1, Ep 10
Strange happenings occur on the Orville after a crewmember dies during a plasma storm.
StartUp is back! And we're kicking Season 4 off with an update on what's happening here at Gimlet Media. Since the start of the year, Gimlet has more than doubled in size. And while growth is often the goal for a startup, it also costs a lot of money. In this episode, Alex and his team ask themselves some very scary questions: How are they going to pay for all this growth? And what will happen if they can't? With a larger staff and six new shows launching in the fall, this feels like a particularly pivotal moment at the company. There are big decisions to be made, with potentially even bigger consequences.
- The UK votes to leave the European Union, and in the wake David Cameron resigns as Prime Minister of the UK. YouTube (5m)
- And Now: The Things News Anchors Are Scared Of
- Main Story: Doping in the Olympics, and its creeping ubiquity. LWT provides an inspirational athlete bio that may be more realistic than the usual uplifting sports story. YouTube (21m)
Gotham: The Scarecrow Season 1, Ep 15
Jim and Harvey continue their investigation into the phobic murders. Oswald reopens Fish Mooney's club, as Maroni and Falcone hash out a deal for his life. Fish takes charge of her new surroundings. Bruce goes for a hike.
Gotham: The Fearsome Dr. Crane Season 1, Ep 14
Gordon and Bullock investigate the murder of a man killed by his greatest fear. Maroni takes Penguin to a cabin to deal with his disloyal underling. Nygma begins to make mischief.
In "Fearless," co-hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller explore what would happen if you could disappear fear. A group of scientists believe that people no longer need fear — at least not the kind we live with — to navigate the modern world. We’ll hear about the striking (and rare) case of a woman with no fear. The second half of the show explores how the rest of us might "turn off" fear.
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer. [more inside]
In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s. [more inside]
Every Monday for the month of October we'll be discussing a film that incorporates fear, paranoia, or panic - or all three! It's trick-or-treats for adults, come join in. [more inside]
Arrested Development: Missing Kitty Rewatch Season 1, Ep 16
It's Spring Break! Woo! Up here. G.O.B. performs his grandest magic act yet. Kitty is also looking for a more successful spring break before getting "fired" by Michael. Tobias gets a masterclass in fear before returning to his roots. Lindsay & Maeby go looking for Nana. [more inside]