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Taskmaster: Series 7  Season 7, Ep 0

"I know it's early days. Are we the stupidest so far?" [more inside]
posted by Huffy Puffy on Apr 17, 2021 - 22 comments

Book: Neveryona, or the Tale of Signs and Cities (book 2)

In his four-volume series Return to Nevèrÿon, Hugo and Nebula award-winner Samuel R. Delany appropriated the conceits of sword-and-sorcery fantasy to explore his characteristic themes of language, power, gender, and the nature of civilization. Wesleyan University Press has reissued the long-unavailable Nevèrÿon volumes in trade paperback. The eleven stories, novellas, and novels in Return to Nevèrÿon's four volumes chronicle a long-ago land on civilization's brink, perhaps in Asia or Africa... [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Sep 22, 2019 - 15 comments

Book: Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Jamaican author Marlon James’ epic fantasy novel, set in an imaginary land that draws from African placenames, languages, and mythos, is his followup to 2014’s Man Booker prizewinning “A Brief History of Seven Killings” and is intended as the first work in a trilogy. [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on May 16, 2019 - 9 comments

Supergirl: Battles Lost and Won  Season 3, Ep 23

There's dead and there's not-so-dead in this season finale episode. [more inside]
posted by sardonyx on Jun 20, 2018 - 10 comments

The Deuce: Pilot  Season 1, Ep 1

Twin brothers Vincent and Frankie Martino--one a double-shifting bartender with two kids and a wayward wife in Brooklyn, the second an insouciant gambler with piling mob debts--navigate their way through the rough-and-tumble world of 1971 Times Square. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Sep 11, 2017 - 7 comments

Movie: Baby Driver

Edgar Wright is back! After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
posted by axiom on Jun 28, 2017 - 65 comments

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