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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: China & Uighurs  Season 7, Ep 19

This week, again from the void (but with a glass desk now): the protests in Portland over the death of George Floyd escalate sharply as Donald Trump sends in anonymous federal agents in unmarked vans to kidnap protesters off the streets, dear god. And Now: Martha Stewart Loosens Up During The Lockdown. Main Story: the Uighurs, an ethnic minority in China whose culture that nation is trying to destroy. And Now: We Promise You These People Are Not Saying "Masturbate." [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Jul 27, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: Missing Link

The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world's foremost investigator of myths and monsters. Trouble is, none of his small-minded, high-society peers seems to recognize this. Hoping to finally gain acceptance from these fellow adventurers, Sir Lionel travels to the Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of a legendary creature known as the missing link. [more inside]
posted by mwhybark on Jan 9, 2020 - 5 comments

Stumptown: Bad Alibis  Season 1, Ep 5

Hoffman continues pursuing Kane in defiance of Lt. Cosgrove. He enlists Dex to help track Gray even though she's already busy helping Ansel run Gray's bar and interviewing for her PI license. Gray tries to rein in Kane, Dex rescues Ansel from not-a-food-critic and Chef Tookie realizes he can't leave his roots.
posted by under_petticoat_rule on Nov 9, 2019 - 1 comment

The NBA on TNT: NBA Playoffs: POR vs GSW  Season 27, Ep 2

The Golden State Warriors are leading the Portland Trailblazers 3-1. Tonight (5/11/16) could be the final game. It looked like it be a competitive series. Lillard was cooking. The Warriors defense was sputtering. But now, Daddy's Home.
posted by Potomac Avenue on May 11, 2016 - 14 comments

Grimm: Star-Crossed  Season 5, Ep 9

Nick, Hank, and Wu track a ritualistic Wesen serial killer, who may or may not have ties to Black Claw. Trubel, Meisner and Eve give us a glimpse into the workings of Hadrian's Wall. Monroe infiltrates a Black Claw recruiting rally, and Rosalee's past is getting closer by the episode.
posted by soundguy99 on Feb 13, 2016 - 6 comments

Podcast: 99% Invisible: 154- PDX Carpet

Portlanders have a tradition when visiting their airport: taking a picture of their feet. It’s not to show off their shoes, but rather, what’s under them. They are documenting the famous PDX airport carpet. [more inside]
posted by ALongDecember on Feb 26, 2015 - 4 comments

Grimm: Octopus Head  Season 4, Ep 2

Portland and the Wesen world are busy places these days - Nick and Hank are trying to catch the Memory Eater (Gedächtnis Esser), needing the help of Trubel and her Grimm powers; Trubel lives up to her nickname in more ways than one; Wu remembers he's seen Trubel before her sudden appearance as Nick & Juliette's "criminology student" houseguest; the FBI (and an as-yet-unknown group of Wesen) are still trying to figure out how a rogue FBI agent (and Wesen) wound up beheaded in Nick & Juliette's house, pressuring Nick for answers; Adalind makes it to Vienna and the Royals, but her reception is not what she anticipated; Monroe and Rosalee aren't sure they can restore Nick's Grimm abilities; Juliette isn't sure they should; Captain Renard gets a surprise visitor while on his deathbed; and Adalind's theft of Nick's powers seems to have some unexpected side affects . . . . . .
posted by soundguy99 on Nov 1, 2014 - 12 comments

Grimm: Blond Ambition  Season 3, Ep 22

It's Monroe and Rosalee's wedding day, but will Adalind's mission for the Royals ruin everything? [more inside]
posted by Small Dollar on May 17, 2014 - 17 comments

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