Chapelwaite: Chapelwaite Books Included Season 1, Ep 0
A successful whaling captain estranged from his family is compelled to take the seat of his ancestral home in rural Maine (ofc, Stephen King). His foreign-found wife perishes during the voyage, leaving him with three children. There was a damned good reason Charles Boone left to seek a life on the seas. [more inside]
From MeFi’s own Linda_Holmes comes a heartfelt debut about the unlikely relationship between a young woman who’s lost her husband and a major league pitcher who’s lost his game.
A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband. [more inside]
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: 911 Season 3, Ep 12
- Donald Trump starts to mend fences with the Republican elite (5m), as we all knew he would; refuses to release his tax returns; invented a publicist for himself in the 80s that was actually just him.
- A recording of the Queen of England caught her saying a remark about a Chinese diplomat. (2m)
- Budweiser announces temporarily changing the name of their beer-like substance to "America." (2m)
- People Who Somehow Got Elected: Paul LePage, Governor of Maine. (4m)
- Main story: 911, and the difficulties it faces in the age of cell phones. (16m)
Fishing with John: Maine with Willem Dafoe Season 1, Ep 4
John Lurie and Willem Dafoe brave the elements to go ice fishing in Maine. [more inside]