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The Sandman: Playing House  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 8

Everyone looks for Jed. Dream and Rose find him in a dream, where Gault is training him to be a superhero. Lyta reunites with Hector in another dream and wakes up pregnant. The Corinthian "rescues" Jed from his bad foster parents. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 17, 2022 - 4 comments

The Sandman: The Doll’s House  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 7

Rose and Jed Walker are separated as children. Rose looks for him for years, but then finds Unity. In the meantime, three “collectors” try to recruit a guest of honor for their convention. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 15, 2022 - 10 comments

The Sandman: The Sound of Her Wings  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 6

Feeding the pigeons -- Will I see you again -- That's all you get -- Hob Gadling -- It is impolite to keep a friend waiting.
posted by gauche on Aug 13, 2022 - 40 comments

The Sandman: 24/7  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 5

John Dee, now in possession of the ruby, takes refuge in a local diner. There, he uses the ruby’s power to prevent the patrons and staff (and the wider world, by implication) from being able to lie, with horrifying results.
posted by gauche on Aug 11, 2022 - 29 comments

The Sandman: A Hope in Hell  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 4

Lucifer Morningstar -- A Game of Wits -- Night Passage -- Why do you lie?
posted by gauche on Aug 10, 2022 - 38 comments

The Sandman: Dream a Little Dream of Me  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 3

Dream regains his sand. Ethel sends her son John to regain Dream's ruby. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Aug 8, 2022 - 37 comments

The Sandman: Imperfect Hosts  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 2

Morpheus summons the Fates, who inform him of the whereabouts of his stolen equipment. Morpheus sets off on his quest to retrieve his items with assistance from Matthew the Raven. [more inside]
posted by gauche on Aug 6, 2022 - 26 comments

The Sandman: Sleep of the Just  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 1

While attempting to apprehend a nightmare known as the Corinthian, Morpheus, also known as "Dream", is captured in an occult ritual by British aristocrat Roderick Burgess. [more inside]
posted by gauche on Aug 5, 2022 - 51 comments

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch  Season 1, Ep 0

An angel and a demon must join forces to find a way to save the world as the end of time grows near with the approaching Armageddon. Adapted from the book by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
posted by vverse23 on May 31, 2019 - 228 comments

Book: Good Omens

According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, frogs are falling, tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon—both of whom have lived amongst Earth's mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle—are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist . . . [more inside]
posted by vverse23 on Mar 12, 2019 - 36 comments

Book: American Gods

Neil Gaiman's American Gods is the story of Shadow—released from prison just days after his wife and best friend are killed in an accident—who gets recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic trickster, Mr. Wednesday. So begins Shadow’s dark and strange road trip, one that introduces him to a host of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined with his own. For, beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a storm is brewing—an epic war for the very soul of America—and Shadow is standing squarely in its path. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 17, 2017 - 25 comments

Terry Pratchett Book Club

I'm interested in reading through Terry Pratchett's excellent Discworld novels with MeFites. This post is to gauge interest, and make a plan for the order in which to read his (fairly extensive) Discworld oeuvre. [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong on Dec 30, 2016 - 25 comments

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