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Fleishman Is in Trouble: God, What An Idiot He Was!  Season 1, Ep 4

Toby investigates Rachel's disappearance. Libby invites him on a trip to New Jersey.
posted by Violet Blue on Nov 30, 2022 - 2 comments

Fleishman Is in Trouble: Free Pass Summary  Season 1, Ep 3

Past turns into present, as the history of Rachel and Toby's relationship begins at the beginning, develops, grows, goes sour, and ends in divorce.
posted by Violet Blue on Nov 30, 2022 - 2 comments

Fleishman Is in Trouble: Welcome to Paniquil  Season 1, Ep 2

Toby tries to navigate the childcare crisis that Rachel left for him and learns of a new opportunity at work.
posted by Violet Blue on Nov 21, 2022 - 3 comments

Fleishman Is in Trouble: Summon Your Witnesses  Season 1, Ep 1

Toby won't let Rachel's inconsiderate, and early, drop-off stop him from keeping a date with a woman he's met online.
posted by Violet Blue on Nov 21, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

A filmed version of Chris Gethard's one man comedy show about suicide, depression, alcoholism, and all the other funniest parts of life. [more inside]
posted by dnash on May 16, 2017 - 1 comment

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: School Segregation  Season 3, Ep 28

Week of 10/30:
  • Regrettably, more on the 2016 Election, putting aside a story on Pirate Party making progress in Iceland, among others, to make room for it. OH WELL:
  • The FBI finds a few Clinton emails in an investigation into oh god I can't believe I'm typing this Anthony Weiner, yes HIM again, Carlos Danger himself. Worth watching just for the footage of Biden reacting to the words "Anthony Weiner."
  • And Now: The Stream-Of-Consciousness Musings of WCBS-2 Meteorologist John Elliott
  • Main story: School segregation, and its surprising continued prevalence, not in the South, but in New York state. YouTube (18m)
  • How Is This Still A Thing: Voting On Tuesday (It turns out to have started because, in the 1800s, people were expected to be spending Monday travelling to the polling place to vote.) YouTube (4m)
[more inside]
posted by JHarris on Nov 6, 2016 - 2 comments

Fishing with John: Montauk with Jim Jarmusch  Season 1, Ep 1

John Lurie and Jim Jarmusch drive to Montauk. New York to hunt man-eating sharks. [more inside]
posted by Elementary Penguin on Sep 30, 2015 - 7 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sugar in US food, interview with Dr. Jane Goodall  Season 1, Ep 22

Sweden freaks out over possible Russian sub offshore near their capital. New York freaks out over Ebola patient. Some of the results from last week's Real Animals/Fake Paws court footage. Main story: FDA plans rules on disclosing on nutrition labels how much sugar is added to food, but are opposed by food manufactuers. Interview with Dr. Jane Goodall. Some of the gaffes of Toronto mayoral candidate Doug Ford, Rob Ford's brother.
posted by JHarris on Oct 28, 2014 - 6 comments

Movie: Moscow on the Hudson

When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 4, 2014 - 3 comments

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