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Insecure: Lowkey Lost  Season 4, Ep 10

Molly takes Andrew to a work function, and they struggle to see eye-to-eye; Issa continues to search for happiness; the girls get a distressing call about a friend. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Jun 15, 2020 - 1 comment

Insecure: Lowkey Trying  Season 4, Ep 9

Issa considers doing Nathan a favor; Dr. Rhonda and Andrew ask Molly to consider a different approach in dealing with people who have wronged her. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Jun 8, 2020 - 4 comments

Insecure: Lowkey Happy  Season 4, Ep 8

Issa and Lawrence catch up to discuss their lives, careers, past mistakes, and what makes each of them happy. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Jun 1, 2020 - 2 comments

Insecure: Lowkey Trippin'  Season 4, Ep 7

Molly and Andrew take off for their first couples' vacation with Andrew's brother, Victor, and his wife, Lydia, and the trip is smooth sailing until a hotel employee steps out of line; Molly reevaluates her inability to let things go. [more inside]
posted by gladly on May 26, 2020 - 3 comments

Movie: The Lovebirds

A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery. Streaming in the US via Netflix.
posted by Etrigan on May 25, 2020 - 9 comments

Insecure: Lowkey Done  Season 4, Ep 6

In need of some positive vibes after the block party, Issa goes out of her way to do good for random people across Los Angeles, eventually turning to an unlikely source for comfort; Kelli urges her friends to reconcile.
posted by gladly on May 18, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: The Photograph

A series of intertwining love stories set in the past and in the present.
posted by ellieBOA on May 16, 2020 - 0 comments

Insecure: Lowkey Movin' On  Season 4, Ep 5

Issa works around the clock to ensure the event goes off without a hitch. [more inside]
posted by gladly on May 12, 2020 - 3 comments

Insecure: Lowkey Losin' It  Season 4, Ep 4

Molly and Andrew circle around each other's expectations. Issa and Molly grow even further apart. Everyone gets together to help Tiffany with her new baby girl. Issa deals with a setback to her block party and turns to Molly for help.
posted by mediareport on May 4, 2020 - 3 comments

Insecure: Lowkey Thankful  Season 4, Ep 3

Issa and Molly have an honest moment in the grocery store and make plans to talk things out over Thanksgiving pie. Issa and her gay brother Ahmal do their own thing. Lawrence invites himself to Condola's Friendsgiving, with good and bad results. Chad wonders whatever happened to Bradley Cooper and Kelli hosts her aunties (yes, even the one who...)
posted by mediareport on Apr 27, 2020 - 3 comments

Insecure: Lowkey Distant  Season 4, Ep 2

Issa Rae's warm, naturalistic comedy/drama deepens the conflicts set up in the season premiere, with funny, smartly observed moments along the way. Molly pushes Andrew to open up beyond the great sex, Issa and Condola get past their weirdness by bonding over Lawrence, who's not very comfortable with the sharing and turns to his friends about what to do, and Molly watches Issa and Condola get closer.
posted by mediareport on Apr 20, 2020 - 2 comments

Insecure: Lowkey Feelin' Myself  Season 4, Ep 1

Issa Rae's understated half-hour comedy about black life, sex, relationships and career in LA is back for Season 4 on HBO (the full season premiere is also up on YouTube for free). Issa's partnership with Condola, Molly's feelings for Andrew, and Issa's friendship with Molly all hit bumps in the road as plans for a big community event start to take off.
posted by mediareport on Apr 13, 2020 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 6 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 - 4 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 - 5 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 - 8 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 8: Ghost-Like [Season Finale]  Season 3, Ep 8

After facing numerous obstacles, Issa gets discouraged about her project. Molly helps give Issa a drama-free 30th birthday.
posted by nightrecordings on Sep 30, 2018 - 7 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 7: Obsessed-like   Season 3, Ep 7

Girl, he buys you one taco and you bust it wide open on a ferris wheel.
posted by nightrecordings on Sep 24, 2018 - 4 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 6: Ready-Like  Season 3, Ep 6

Issa plans a new project; Molly avoids a new guy's advances; the girls are surprised by Tiffany's baby-shower attendees.
posted by nightrecordings on Sep 17, 2018 - 8 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 5: High-Like  Season 3, Ep 5

The girls take a weekend trip to celebrate Tiffany. Molly has trouble leaving her obsession with work behind. [more inside]
posted by nightrecordings on Sep 9, 2018 - 5 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 4: Fresh-Like  Season 3, Ep 4

Issa tries to let go of some cherished mementos; Molly vents to her therapist about work.
posted by nightrecordings on Sep 9, 2018 - 0 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 3: Backwards-Like  Season 3, Ep 3

Issa treats Daniel to a thank-you dinner; Molly finds her new dream job leaves something to be desired.
posted by nightrecordings on Sep 9, 2018 - 0 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 2: Familiar-Like  Season 3, Ep 2

Issa gets advice from Kelli about her financial situation. Later, Issa plays wing woman as Daniel tries to make a music-industry connection.
posted by nightrecordings on Sep 9, 2018 - 0 comments

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 1: Better-Like  Season 3, Ep 1

Issa tries to save while money while crashing on Daniel's couch; Molly vows to set boundaries in her life.
posted by nightrecordings on Sep 9, 2018 - 0 comments

Insecure: Broken as Fuck  Season 1, Ep 8

The lingering tension between Molly and Issa threatens to resurface during a girls' trip. Lawrence reconnects with his friends. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Nov 29, 2016 - 4 comments

Insecure: Thirsty as Fuck  Season 1, Ep 4

Issa turns to Daniel for help during Career Day; Molly finds herself in a tough position at work; Lawrence bonds with a surprising confidante. AV Club recap
posted by duffell on Oct 31, 2016 - 2 comments

Insecure: Racist as Fuck  Season 1, Ep 3

Issa and Lawrence try to move past their issues at home, as Issa deals with her colleagues' doubts and Lawrence gets a reality check from a head hunter. Molly introduces Jared to her friends, and later, struggles to give a new summer associate at work some words of wisdom. AV Club recap
posted by duffell on Oct 24, 2016 - 1 comment

Insecure: Messy As Fuck  Season 1, Ep 2

Issa struggles with her feelings about Lawrence, work, and her life. AV Club recap
posted by duffell on Oct 19, 2016 - 2 comments

Insecure: Insecure as F**k  Season 1, Ep 1

Two black women who are best friends navigate the pitfalls of their personal and professional life in south Los Angeles. (HBO series by Issa Rae, creator of "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" web-series) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 10, 2016 - 5 comments

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