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Watchmen: Little Fear of Lightning  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 5

The origin story of Looking Glass is at last revealed, as is the truth behind the greatest hoax in American history. Far away, the Smartest Man in the World plots a daring escape. [more inside]
posted by adrianhon on Nov 18, 2019 - 10 comments

His Dark Materials: The Spies  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 3

From the clutches of the Gobblers, Lyra finds help from an unlikely source, which helps her piece together more about her past and keep safe from the Magisterium.
posted by KTamas on Nov 18, 2019 - 0 comments

His Dark Materials: The Spies  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 3

From the clutches of the Gobblers, Lyra finds help from an unlikely source, which helps her piece together more about her past and keep safe from the Magisterium.
posted by adrianhon on Nov 17, 2019 - 5 comments

His Dark Materials: The Idea of North  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 2

Lyra starts her new life in London, determined to find Roger with Mrs Coulter’s help. The Gyptians continue their search for the missing children and the elusive Gobblers.
posted by KTamas on Nov 11, 2019 - 9 comments

His Dark Materials: The Idea of North  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 2

Lyra starts her new life in London, determined to find Roger with Mrs Coulter’s help. The Gyptians continue their search for the missing children and the elusive Gobblers. [more inside]
posted by adrianhon on Nov 10, 2019 - 19 comments

Watchmen - the book?

With the new Watchmen HBO series airing, would this be a good time for a post about the original book? [more inside]
posted by dnash on Nov 7, 2019 - 3 comments

Silicon Valley: Artificial Lack of Intelligence  Season 6, Ep 1

Season Six Premiere. Richard discovers his promise to keep Pied Piper free from collecting user data is under threat. Jared finds himself missing his role as Richard's go-to guy and revisits the hacker hostel. Gilfoyle devises a creative way to deal with Dinesh's complaining.
posted by Clinging to the Wreckage on Nov 6, 2019 - 3 comments

His Dark Materials: Lyra's Jordan  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 1

Orphan Lyra Belacqua's world is turned upside-down by her long-absent uncle's return from the north, while the glamorous Mrs Coulter visits Jordan College with a proposition. (BBC, HBO) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 4, 2019 - 18 comments

Watchmen: She Was Killed by Space Junk  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 3

Following a late-night visit from the Senator who authored Masked Policing Legislation in Oklahoma, FBI agent Laurie Blake heads to Tulsa to take over the recent murder investigation. Far away, the Lord of the Estate draws unwelcome attention.
posted by JimBennett on Nov 3, 2019 - 116 comments

His Dark Materials: Lyra's Jordan  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 1

Orphan Lyra Belacqua's world is turned upside-down by her long-absent uncle's return from the north, while the glamorous Mrs Coulter visits Jordan College with a proposition. [more inside]
posted by adrianhon on Nov 3, 2019 - 30 comments

Mrs. Fletcher: Empty Best  Season 1, Ep 1

Single mom Eve Fletcher (Kathryn Hahn) packs up her son Brendan (Jackson White) for college, and tries to figure out what's next. Mrs. Fletcher airs on HBO, and is adapted from Tom Perrotta's novel of the same name by Perrotta and director Nicole Holofcener. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Oct 28, 2019 - 2 comments

Watchmen: Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 2

As Angela relives haunting memories of an attack on her family, she detains a mysterious man who claims responsibility for Tulsa's most recent murder; An original play is performed for an audience of one. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Oct 27, 2019 - 77 comments

Catherine the Great: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

Russian Empress Catherine the Great faces challenges to her throne on all sides as she meets the forthright and bold Lieutenant Grigory Potemkin. (HBO, Sky) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 23, 2019 - 6 comments

Watchmen: It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 1

Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own. (IMDB) [more inside]
posted by sylvanshine on Oct 20, 2019 - 15 comments

Watchmen: It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 1

Angela investigates the attempted murder of a fellow officer; The Lord of a Country Estate receives an anniversary gift from his loyal servants. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Oct 20, 2019 - 114 comments

Succession: This Is Not for Tears  Season 2, Ep 10

Season Two Finale. On the Roys' grand Mediterranean yacht, Logan weighs whether a member of the family, or a top lieutenant, will need to be sacrificed to salvage the company's tarnished reputation. Roman shares his hesitations about a new source of financing, as Kendall suggests a familiar alternative. Shiv proposes taking her open marriage with Tom to another level.
posted by JimBennett on Oct 14, 2019 - 44 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Better is the End of a Thing Than Its Beginning  Season 1, Ep 9

Season One Finale. Eli questions his children's future in the Gemstone ministry. Jesse struggles to keep his marriage together. Judy opens up to BJ about her past. A disillusioned Kelvin embraces his dark side.
posted by JimBennett on Oct 14, 2019 - 7 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: But the Righteous Will See Their Fall  Season 1, Ep 8

Jesse deals with the fallout of the dramatic events of Easter Sunday. Judy attempts to win back BJ after receiving some harsh words from Baby Billy. Kelvin has a crisis of faith.
posted by JimBennett on Oct 7, 2019 - 11 comments

Succession: DC  Season 2, Ep 9

With the shareholders meeting imminent and Waystar Royco in a precarious position after a whistleblower makes headlines, Logan, Kendall, Gerri and Tom testify before Congress and face tough questions from a determined Gil Eavis. Shiv speaks candidly to Kira, a victim who is set to be a key witness. In Turkey, Roman's business pitch takes a chilling turn.
posted by JimBennett on Oct 6, 2019 - 31 comments

Succession: Dundee  Season 2, Ep 8

The entire Roy clan travels to Logan's hometown of Dundee, Scotland for a celebration of Logan's fifty years in the business. There, Logan reflects on his past and the company's future, while Shiv defiantly looks to her family for support in taking down Rhea. Ewan gives Greg an ultimatum about working at Waystar.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 30, 2019 - 23 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: And Yet One of You is a Devil  Season 1, Ep 7

Eli informs Jesse, Kelvin and Judy that they'll each need to be front and center for Easter Sunday service, their biggest telecast of the year. Judy's deference to Baby Billy threatens her relationship with BJ and with her family.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 30, 2019 - 7 comments

Succession: Return  Season 2, Ep 7

When Kendall and Roman are sent to the UK to negotiate with their mother, Caroline, an uninvited Shiv shows up to get answers from her father. Rhea's continued presence raises eyebrows amongst the Roy kids, as Logan seeks her counsel. Later, Kendall is forced to confront what happened last time he was in the UK. Back in New York, Tom encounters unexpected pressure.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 22, 2019 - 17 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Now the Sons of Eli Were Worthless Men  Season 1, Ep 6

Jealous of Kelvin's rising star, Judy seeks her moment in the spotlight under Baby Billy's tutelage. Jesse procures a key piece of evidence he hopes will lead to the blackmailers.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 22, 2019 - 6 comments

Succession: Argestes  Season 2, Ep 6

As Logan looks to finalize a deal to buy the Pierce family's papers and TV stations at a media & banking retreat, a threat to the deal arises from an unexpected quarter. Tom worries about ATN's new slogan after learning some distressing news from Greg. Kendall, Shiv and Roman fail to see eye to eye on how to handle damage control ahead of a panel featuring the Roys.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 16, 2019 - 20 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Interlude  Season 1, Ep 5

In 1989, young Jesse, Judy and Baby Billy each deal with the news that Aimee-Leigh is pregnant in their own unique way, while Eli looks to grow his family's prospects.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 15, 2019 - 5 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Wicked Lips  Season 1, Ep 4

Judy and Martin take Gideon behind-the scenes of the Gemstone enterprise. Eli tasks Kelvin with doing a "satanic sweep" for Dot, the rebellious teen daughter of the church's biggest donors. Jesse and his friends are thrown for a loop when Chad's wife finds some disturbing emails.
posted by JimBennett on Sep 8, 2019 - 11 comments

Succession: Tern Haven  Season 2, Ep 5

The Roys attempt to woo the Pierces by spending a weekend on the rival family ground.
posted by paper chromatographologist on Sep 8, 2019 - 19 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: Born at Night, But Not Last Night  Season 1, Ep 6

Two friends come to regret their decision to visit a new black-owned restaurant. A mother and daughter go toe-to-toe. "Taskmaster," "Turnt," and "Insecurity" help Krystal through a surprise hot-air balloon ride. Carl and Lori's "special guest" has very specific boundaries. A judge, bailiff, court reporter, and attorneys celebrate their first ever all-black lady courtroom. Tensions rise between Ashley, Gabrielle, Quinta, and Robin as the reality of their situation sinks in. (Season Finale) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 6, 2019 - 6 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: They Are Weak, But He Is Strong  Season 1, Ep 3

Aimee-Leigh's elderly brother Baby Billy returns to the Gemstone ministry, bringing along his much younger wife Tiffany. Jesse closes ranks on his co-conspirators to root out the identity of his blackmailers.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 30, 2019 - 2 comments

Succession: Safe Room  Season 2, Ep 4

Roman begins a six-week management training program in the Parks division and is irritated about spending so much time with "normals." Logan brings Shiv in for a day at Waystar, raising suspicions with Kendall and Gerri. Connor and Willa attend the funeral of a family friend with a complicated past. Logan and Kendall arrange a covert meeting with PGM CEO Rhea Jarrell.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 30, 2019 - 24 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord?  Season 1, Ep 5

Four friends on a camping trip unknowingly disprove a stereotype. A pastor tries to take back control of his church potluck. A flight attendant struggles to get compliance from newlyweds Chris and Lachel in the exit row. Elementary school students notice a change in their teacher Ms. Miller. Jackie receives a less-than-warm welcome when she returns to her hometown high school. [more inside]
posted by rather be jorting on Aug 30, 2019 - 9 comments

Succession: Hunting  Season 2, Ep 3

Logan informs his skeptical management team of his plan to make another attempt to acquire Pierce, a rival media company and one of the most respected names in news, and brings back Frank to work on the deal. Convinced the acquisition is a terrible idea, Shiv asks Tom to deliver the message to Logan at a corporate retreat in Hungary.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 25, 2019 - 14 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: Is This the Man Who Made the Earth Tremble  Season 1, Ep 2

After discovering Amber, Pontius and Abraham reminiscing about an estranged family member, Jesse tasks his friends with acquiring surveillance footage that could explain the strange events of the night before.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 25, 2019 - 5 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: Where Are My Background Singers?  Season 1, Ep 4

A divorce party spirals out of control following Eboni's bad mushroom trip. The tragic tale of star-crossed lovers, Rome & Julissa. A 1930's groupie, Feather Atwood, sets her sights on Negro League baseball player Satchel Paige. A frustrated airline passenger seeks a like-minded customer service representative. Denise tries to prevent yet another breakup and its typical, unusual side effect. "Taskmaster," "Insecurity," and "Turnt" help Crystal navigate a possible cat-calling situation. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 23, 2019 - 9 comments

The Righteous Gemstones: The Righteous Gemstones  Season 1, Ep 1

The new series from the team behind Eastbound & Down and Vice Principals. Upon returning from a baptism marathon in China with his father Eli and brother Kelvin, Jesse Gemstone receives a video from blackmailers seeking to sully his reputation. Eli moves forward with plans to expand the Gemstone empire as he continues to mourn his late wife Aimee-Leigh.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 19, 2019 - 7 comments

Succession: The Vaulter  Season 2, Ep 2

Roman and Kendall do a "routine health check" of new media brand Vaulter to determine the future of the company. Tom tasks Greg with sniffing out waste at ATN, as Greg wonders if the divisive media outlet is the right fit for him. Connor and Willa host a soiree to mark their return to New York. Shiv brings Tom into the loop about her future at Waystar and with Gil's campaign.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 18, 2019 - 9 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: 3rd & Bonaparte Is Always in the Shade  Season 1, Ep 3

Asia is shocked by a very public, very unexpected marriage proposal from her new boyfriend DeWayne. New recruits talk about their goals and expectations at a gang orientation. A church service devolves when congregants take to the mic with self-centered motivations. Dr. Haddassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman turns a toast at her sister's wedding into a teachable moment. (also a 227 reboot, and the continuing 'After the Event' sketch) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 16, 2019 - 6 comments

Succession: The Summer Palace  Season 2, Ep 1

Kendall tries to make amends with his dad for his takeover attempt betrayal. Logan receives some unvarnished advice from his banker about the next best move for Waystar Royco. As Tom maneuvers for a new position in the company, Shiv tries to determine whether Logan is playing mind games regarding his successor.
posted by JimBennett on Aug 14, 2019 - 3 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: Your Boss Knows You Don't Have Eyebrows  Season 1, Ep 2

A perpetually-late-to-work Shayla decides to forgo her morning makeup routine, to her coworker Toni's dismay. Trinity the Invisible Spy hunts down The Reclues, an elusive villain with a surprising identity. An array of average, awkward contestants perform before a panel of judges at the Basic Ball. Security guard Fatimah helps an office worker investigate who stole her missing mug. Robin, Quinta, and Gabrielle uncover a shocking truth about Ashley's nighttime ritual. (plus a wedding vow sketch) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 10, 2019 - 6 comments

Euphoria: Season 1 discussion  Season 1, Ep 0

Euphoria follows "a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship." [more inside]
posted by KTamas on Aug 6, 2019 - 6 comments

A Black Lady Sketch Show: Angela Bassett Is the Baddest B***h  Season 1, Ep 1

Two women seek an escape from an ominous fog. 1960s soul group Claude and The Boppers perform their hit song "Ice Cream Shop." A world-renowned author and "philosophizer" promotes her latest masterclass. Maya's confession in a support group gets a less-than-supportive response. Trinity, the Invisible Spy, meets a formidable adversary. (HBO broadcast premiere) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 4, 2019 - 11 comments

Big Little Lies: Kill Me  Season 2, Ep 5

Renata deals with the fallout from Gordon's legal troubles and attempts to help Celeste; Bonnie relives painful memories from her past.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 7, 2019 - 11 comments

The Deuce: We're All Beasts   Season 2, Ep 6

Candy shoots her film guerilla-style on the streets of New York. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jul 3, 2019 - 2 comments

Big Little Lies: She Knows  Season 2, Ep 4

Celeste accuses Mary Louise of overstepping boundaries with Jane; Renata endures a prying court hearing with Gordon; Jane opens up to Corey at Amabella's birthday party; Madeline continues to try to make things right with Ed.
posted by guiseroom on Jul 1, 2019 - 6 comments

Big Little Lies: The End of the World   Season 2, Ep 3

Mary Louise tries to get closer to Jane; Renata focuses her wrath on Principal Nippal; Madeline is forced to confront her issues at couples therapy; Celeste struggles with her memories of Perry.
posted by guiseroom on Jun 25, 2019 - 5 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Impeachment  Season 6, Ep 15

Episode 6-15 was about the U.S. process of presidential impeachment, the means provided by its Constitution to remove a sitting President from office. But impeachment itself doesn't imply the process will be successful--Clinton was infamously impeached. To this day the process has never been successfully used to unseat a president. What would it entail, and what are the pros and cons of impeaching Donald Trump? On YouTube (20m)
posted by JHarris on Jun 23, 2019 - 0 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Equal Rights Amendment  Season 6, Ep 14

Ep 6-14 was on the Equal Rights Amendment, which infamous got all the way up to the finish line but stopped just short of being ratified by enough states, and because of it sex discrimination is not unconstitutional. What is it, and why did it stall out? Here's the piece on YouTube (16m).
posted by JHarris on Jun 23, 2019 - 3 comments

Euphoria: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Rue returns home from rehab and meets Jules; Nate and Maddy attempt to make each other jealous; Kat is pressured to lose something.
posted by guiseroom on Jun 17, 2019 - 7 comments

Big Little Lies: Tell-Tale Hearts   Season 2, Ep 2

Renata faces an uncertain future when Gordon lands in legal trouble; Celeste opens up to Mary Louise about her relationship with Perry; Ed confronts Madeline about her secrets.
posted by guiseroom on Jun 16, 2019 - 6 comments

Gentleman Jack: Are You Still Talking?  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 8

Season One Finale. Difficult news from Shibden spurs Lister to leave behind her new lifestyle in Denmark. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 10, 2019 - 23 comments

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