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For All Mankind: Every Little Thing

Nearly a decade later, technology and lunar exploration have taken huge strides - but a solar storm threatens the astronauts on Jamestown.
posted to FanFare by ellieBOA at 2:52 AM on February 20, 2021 (12 comments)

Star Trek: Discovery: Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2

The conclusion to last week's cliffhanger.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 1:16 AM on April 19, 2019 (75 comments)

Inhumans: Behold... The Inhumans; Those Who Will Destroy Us

A divisive conflict erupts between Black Bolt and Maximus, brothers with different visions for the future of their people in the series premiere of this adventure series about stranded members of the Royal Family trying to reunite and return home.
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 7:11 PM on September 29, 2017 (29 comments)

Star Trek: Discovery: Such Sweet Sorrow

When the USS Discovery's crucial mission does not go according to plan, Burnham realizes what must ultimately be done. The crew prepares for the battle of a lifetime as Leland's Control ships get closer.
posted to FanFare by Halloween Jack at 8:45 PM on April 11, 2019 (65 comments)

Doom Patrol: Danny Patrol

Vic and Larry learn the word on the street. Rita is invited to a wedding, but Cliff is excluded.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 9:59 AM on April 6, 2019 (13 comments)

Star Trek: Discovery: Through the Valley of Shadows

A fourth signal leads the U.S.S. Discovery to an insular world, where Pike is forced to make a life-changing choice. Burnham and Spock investigate a Section 31 ship gone rogue, leading to a discovery with catastrophic consequences.
posted to FanFare by DirtyOldTown at 7:56 PM on April 5, 2019 (43 comments)

Star Trek: Discovery: Perpetual Infinity

Burnham receives the reunion she’s been longing for, but it doesn’t go quite as she imagined.
posted to FanFare by freethefeet at 2:36 AM on March 29, 2019 (47 comments)

Star Trek: Discovery: The Red Angel

Further information about both the Red Angel and Burnham's past come to light.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 10:39 PM on March 21, 2019 (75 comments)

Shrimp Heaven Now

Jensen Karp, a comedian and writer, found something that did not belong in his bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch yesterday morning. Cinnamon Toast Crunch (or its social media team) has responded, and the Internet At Large is having a ball as the situation only grows weirder.
posted to MetaFilter by punchtothehead at 8:15 AM on March 24, 2021 (104 comments)

For All Mankind: A City Upon a Hill

The consequences of Ed's actions and the Apollo 24/25 mishap unfold. (NB this is not Apple TV+'s plot description, which has spoilers!)
posted to FanFare by Major Clanger at 10:56 PM on December 19, 2019 (19 comments)

For All Mankind: Dangerous Liaisons

A crisis in space puts the Apollo 24 and 25 crews in peril.
posted to FanFare by filthy light thief at 6:06 PM on December 13, 2019 (20 comments)

Resident Alien: Sexy Beast

Harry copes with jealousy when the mayor hires an annoyingly perfect new town doctor.
posted to FanFare by porpoise at 2:07 PM on March 12, 2021 (2 comments)

For All Mankind: Rupture

[the episode synopsis arguably spoils the previous episode's cliffhanger so I put it after the break.]
posted to FanFare by KTamas at 2:04 AM on December 6, 2019 (8 comments)

For All Mankind: Hi Bob

Ed, Gordo and Danielle struggle with an extended Jamestown mission.
posted to FanFare by Major Clanger at 4:26 AM on November 29, 2019 (10 comments)

ProZD personal top 10 list

SungWon "ProZD" Cho has been producing hilarious skits featuring his great voicework for years. Now—after numerous requests—he's released a compilation of his favorites with some backstory. (Watching his own work is evidently quite painful for him.) My Top 10 Favorite Skits (SLYT)
posted to MetaFilter by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit at 6:09 PM on March 22, 2021 (26 comments)

Doom Patrol: Therapy Patrol

The group shares their feelings.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 11:49 PM on March 29, 2019 (11 comments)

Resident Alien: Love Language

A surprise visitor introduces Harry to a stressful human institution: marriage.
posted to FanFare by porpoise at 11:34 PM on March 10, 2021 (7 comments)

The future's up to you, so whatcha gonna do?

The Cybertronic Spree a Transformers-themed cover band (previously), released a performance video for "Dare to Be Stupid" two days ago, on Weird Al Yankovic's 61rst birthday. (Warning: One written curse word does appear on screen in the video)
posted to MetaFilter by Mutant Lobsters from Riverhead at 4:53 PM on October 25, 2020 (21 comments)

“You got the power!”

The Cybertronic Spree: a cosplaying Transformers band. Here they are playing Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" [YouTube], the "Pokemon Theme" [YouTube], the "Ghostbusters Theme" [YouTube], and of course "The Touch" [YouTube] from the 1986 The Transformers: The Movie Soundtrack.
posted to MetaFilter by Fizz at 7:56 AM on February 6, 2019 (18 comments)

Movie: The Saint

International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.
posted to FanFare by jojo and the benjamins at 10:05 PM on July 22, 2017 (9 comments)

Harley Quinn: Season 2

Harley Quinn has taken down the Joker and Gotham City is finally hers for the taking...whatever's left of it that is. Gotham has become a desolate wasteland, left in ruins, following the huge earthquake caused by the collapse of Joker's tower. Harley's celebration in this newly created chaos is cut short when Penguin, Bane, Mr. Freeze, The Riddler and Two Face join forces to restore order in the criminal underworld. Calling themselves the Injustice League, this group now stands in the way of Harley and her crew from taking sole control of Gotham as the top villains of the city.
posted to FanFare by tjgrathwell at 4:30 PM on March 13, 2021 (6 comments)

Movie: I Care a Lot

A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out to be more than she first appears.
posted to FanFare by gaspode at 8:46 AM on February 23, 2021 (21 comments)

The Magicians: The Mountain of Ghosts

Eliot and Alice go for a hike. Fen gets a haircut.
posted to FanFare by filthy light thief at 7:17 AM on January 30, 2020 (4 comments)

Resident Alien: Birds of a Feather

“Birds of a Feather” is a beautiful love letter to family and community. The show is doing an excellent job of incorporating human-like nuances into Harry’s character. Little by little, he’s starting to acclimate to his surroundings and, well, become one of them. Naturally, this will provide fodder for internal conflict when Harry inevitably finds his device. Can he really decimate the planet after befriending some humans? (geekgirlauthority.com)
posted to FanFare by sammyo at 6:17 AM on March 5, 2021 (6 comments)

Resident Alien: Secrets

A fisherman finds a severed foot in the lake,
posted to FanFare by sammyo at 3:50 PM on March 3, 2021 (11 comments)

Resident Alien: Homesick

In his first week at the clinic, Harry struggles to diagnose a strange condition: human emotion.
posted to FanFare by Major Clanger at 5:27 AM on February 7, 2021 (7 comments)

Resident Alien: Pilot

An alien crashes on Earth and hides in a remote Colorado mountain town; after assuming the identity of the town doctor, his nefarious mission is threatened when he realizes one of the townspeople, a 9-year-old boy, can see his true alien form.
posted to FanFare by porpoise at 12:38 PM on January 29, 2021 (14 comments)

Witness intimidation at a remote court hearing

Drama unfolds during a preliminary domestic violence hearing conducted over Zoom, when a perceptive lawyer notices her client may be in the same room as the perpetrator. It seems the judge had anticipated this and had police ready to intervene.
posted to MetaFilter by adept256 at 10:01 AM on March 9, 2021 (39 comments)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Unemployment

This week from the white void: The Democrats pass the COVID relief bill, although a few (like Manchin and Sinema) prevented it from containing a minimum wage increase. The FBI identifies Trump-supporting white supremacist groups like the Proud Boys as the ones who stormed the Capitol building. And Now: Neil Cavuto Really Loves Adele. Main story (21m): Unemployment in the US, and how terribly it serves people in need. And Now: Rachel Ray's Complicated History With Baking.
posted to FanFare by JHarris at 9:50 AM on March 9, 2021 (3 comments)

Kim's Convenience: Parking Pass

The even further continuing adventures of the Korean-Canadian Kim family in Toronto.
posted to FanFare by ActingTheGoat at 1:01 AM on January 27, 2021 (3 comments)

All Creatures Great and Small: First Season

The numerous adventures of a friendly staff at a country veterinarian practice in 1930s to 1940s Yorkshire. The first season plus its Christmas episode, "The Night Before Christmas."
posted to FanFare by gladly at 6:26 AM on February 26, 2021 (15 comments)

Kim's Convenience: Kim's Convenience season 2

There wasn't much discussion of season 1 but... Janet moved out! Shannon has a boyfriend!
posted to FanFare by k8t at 7:27 PM on August 10, 2018 (4 comments)

Kim's Convenience: Kim's Convenience - Season 3

The continuing adventures of a Korean-Canadian family in Toronto.
posted to FanFare by invokeuse at 9:58 AM on January 11, 2019 (8 comments)

Kim's Convenience: Season 4 - all episodes

The further adventures of the Korean-Canadian Kim family in Toronto.
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 3:34 PM on April 9, 2020 (8 comments)

Thanks for all the FanFare discussion about WandaVision

For the past nine weeks, I've been eagerly looking forward to reading and discussing WandaVision episodes with y'all and it's been the most fun I've had on the site in while. Tons of insight, jokes, links, backstory and viewpoints in lowkey, yet engaging way. Thank you so much!
posted to MetaTalk by Brandon Blatcher at 12:21 AM on March 6, 2021 (19 comments)

Lastpass replacement with specific needs

Lastpass, my long-time password manager, is starting to restrict free accounts to only desktop or only mobile. This is inconvenient but perhaps it will result in a better user experience since Lastpass stubbornly refuses to autofill my bank app. What I'm looking for is a password manager that syncs between desktop and mobile, and can autofill Android apps (my bank app), Windows apps (like 365), and within desktop and mobile browsers.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by irisclara at 11:26 AM on February 18, 2021 (11 comments)

Fun uses for a NAS?

I recently bought a Synology NAS to use for storing backups and serving media, but I’m still sitting on lots (& lots, & lots) of unused space (and a smidge of RAM). While I’m very happy with the NAS doing exactly what it’s doing, I’d also like to play with this toy a bit. Do you have a NAS / know a NAS owner that has done something a bit more intense and interesting with their device?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Going To Maine at 12:42 PM on February 28, 2021 (15 comments)

Advice please on plans to "pivot" email service and cloud storage

I currently use Google email accounts with Android devices and Thunderbird on Windows 10 machines. I have Dropbox free level. I'm planning to abandon the paid Google emails and Google Drive storage and go to Fastmail, and also upgrade to Dropbox Plus level. Questions within about pros/cons of my proposed approach, and I welcome any other advice or tips.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by forthright at 5:50 PM on February 27, 2021 (5 comments)

NASA/JPL drop first-ever video of landing on Mars

On-board cameras catch Perseverance during entry, descent, and landing. Matt Wallace, Perseverance deputy project manager, credited having watched his daughter's GoPro-style footage of doing a backflip for the plan to put ruggedized commercial sports-POV cameras on the Perserverance rover for EDL.
posted to MetaFilter by bixfrankonis at 11:28 AM on February 22, 2021 (90 comments)

Daft Punk: Epilogue

This new video from Daft Punk was released today. I gasped out loud at the climax of this clip. Is Daft Punk over? Sure looks like it.
posted to MetaFilter by k_nemesis at 6:39 AM on February 22, 2021 (85 comments)

NP Complete

Zero Knowledge Proofs - "By their name, they are proofs that reveal absolutely no information to the verifier... at the end of it, you know nothing more than you knew before except that the claim I made was true... It seems counterintuitive to say the least because we somehow associate conviction with information transfer."[1,2,3]
posted to MetaFilter by kliuless at 8:42 AM on February 19, 2021 (39 comments)

WandaVision: Breaking the Fourth Wall

Don't you just hate it when they reprogram the time slot?
posted to FanFare by cendawanita at 3:02 AM on February 19, 2021 (208 comments)

I met Death today. We are playing Calvinball.

Susie Derkins plays a game with Death
posted to MetaFilter by They sucked his brains out! at 12:05 PM on February 18, 2021 (25 comments)

Another robot buddy will be landing on Mars!

A new "Seven Minutes Of Terror" video from NASA outlining Perserverence's complicated landing on the Red Planet on Feb 18. [3m43s] We did this once already with Opportunity, let's see if we can do it again for Perserverence!
posted to MetaFilter by hippybear at 4:51 PM on February 16, 2021 (93 comments)

Star Trek: Discovery: Project Daedalus

When the Discovery crew infiltrates Section 31's headquarters, suspicions arise that the crew may have a traitor in their midst. Burnham tries to help Spock but her efforts don't go as planned.
posted to FanFare by duffell at 11:27 PM on March 14, 2019 (55 comments)

For All Mankind: Home Again

A launchpad accident leads to delayed missions and FBI background checks.
posted to FanFare by KTamas at 8:55 AM on November 22, 2019 (13 comments)

Movie: Joe Versus the Volcano

When a hypochondriac learns that he is dying, he accepts an offer to throw himself in a volcano at a tropical island, and along the way there, learns to truly live.
posted to FanFare by troika at 4:10 PM on November 27, 2014 (24 comments)
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