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More Time Travel in the time of COVID-19

For a third round, comedian Julie Nolke travels back in time to utter vague and disturbing prophecies to her younger self. This time, October travels back to June, and appears to be finally losing it.

Previously on the Blue, June goes to see April, and April goes to see January (links in that post).
posted to MetaFilter by Mogur at 8:43 AM on October 8, 2020 (32 comments)

Book: Network Effect

When Murderbot's human associates (not friends, never friends) are captured and another not-friend from its past requires urgent assistance, Murderbot must choose between inertia and drastic action. Drastic action it is, then.
posted to FanFare by yasaman at 7:48 AM on May 15, 2020 (18 comments)

Lovecraft Country: Strange Case

After making a devil's bargain with William, Ruby steps into the charmed shoes of a white woman, but her transformation only fortifies her resentment of the racial divide. A betrayal by Montrose unleashes Atticus' pent up rage, leaving Leti deeply disturbed and sending Montrose into the comforting arms of his secret lover.
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 7:25 PM on September 13, 2020 (44 comments)

Lovecraft Country: A History of Violence

After Christina mysteriously shows up at her doorstep, Leti confronts Atticus about his plan to surreptitiously return to Florida. Later, in search of missing pages to a crucial text, Leti, Tic, and Montrose head to Boston, with Hippolyta and Diana (Jada Harris) along for the ride. Back in Chicago, a handsome stranger nurses Ruby's disappointment over a squandered job opportunity.
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 7:29 PM on September 6, 2020 (28 comments)

Lovecraft Country: Holy Ghost

Leti hopes to mend her relationship with her sister, Ruby, by turning a ramshackle Victorian on Chicago's North Side into a boarding house--an endeavor that stokes neighborhood racism and awakens dormant spirits stuck in the house.
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 7:23 PM on August 30, 2020 (35 comments)

Fargo: Welcome to the Alternate Economy

"Fargo’s fourth-season premiere, “Welcome to the Alternate Economy,” takes it further away from its geographic namesake than ever. Set primarily in Kansas City in 1950, the episode opens with a crash course on the city’s underworld history that stretches from the first years of the 20th century to its midpoint — as narrated by Ethelrida Smutney (E’myri Crutchfield), a 16-year-old who, by episode’s end, will find herself swept up in that history’s latest chapter." (vulture)
posted to FanFare by ChuraChura at 6:28 PM on September 28, 2020 (15 comments)

Mouth Dreams: 2020 Gives Back

Mouth Dreams, by Neil Cicierega The fourth album in the Mouth * series is here when we needed it most.
posted to MetaFilter by CrystalDave at 6:26 PM on September 30, 2020 (46 comments)

Do You Remember?

That’s Today, Fifth Anniversary Edition!
posted to MetaFilter by adrianhon at 10:27 AM on September 21, 2020 (74 comments)

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: Season 1

After spending her entire life living in an underground burrow, a young girl named Kipo is thrust into an adventure on the surface of a fantastical post-apocalyptic Earth. She joins a ragtag group of survivors as they embark on a journey through a vibrant wonderland where everything trying to kill them is downright adorable.
posted to FanFare by numaner at 12:36 PM on January 22, 2020 (20 comments)

Perry Mason: Chapter Seven

Alice's bitter past revealed; Perry links conspirators and financial motive.
posted to FanFare by everybody had matching towels at 10:55 AM on August 4, 2020 (2 comments)

Perry Mason: Chapter Six

The trial begins and a damning witness testimony takes center stage.
posted to FanFare by everybody had matching towels at 4:27 PM on July 29, 2020 (7 comments)

Movie: I'm Thinking of Ending Things

Full of misgivings, a young woman travels with her new boyfriend to his parents' secluded farm. Upon arriving, she comes to question everything she thought she knew about him, and herself.
posted to FanFare by vverse23 at 9:07 AM on September 5, 2020 (39 comments)

The Umbrella Academy: The Umbrella Academy season two (full season)

Based on the comic book by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, the Hargreeves are back... in 1963, and have brought the apocalypse with them.
posted to FanFare by bile and syntax at 6:45 AM on August 2, 2020 (61 comments)

Joe Pera Talks with You: Second Season

As the second season comes to an end, Joe talks to us about beans, hikes, waiting, the dark, the grocery store, parties, piano lessons, and internet videos. Then something unexpected happens, so Joe helps you write about it, and then explores fashion in Milwaukee.
posted to FanFare by Stanczyk at 5:21 PM on January 25, 2020 (1 comment)

Infinity Train: The New Apex

Trapped in her memories, Grace finally confronts that which sent her to the Train in the first place. But coming to terms with one's past still means that one has to deal with the repercussions of those acts in the present...
posted to FanFare by NoxAeternum at 10:08 PM on August 27, 2020 (13 comments)

Lovecraft Country: Whitey's On The Moon

Inexplicably recovered from their terrifying night, Leti and George luxuriate in their new surroundings, while Atticus grows suspicious of their Ardham Lodge hosts - Christina Braithwhite (Abbey Lee) and her elusive father Samuel (Tony Goldwyn) - who unveil cryptic plans for Atticus' role in their upcoming "Sons of Adam" ceremony. Later, after Tic, Leti, and George stumble upon a clue that could lead them to Montrose, each takes an unwelcome walk down memory lane.
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 8:04 PM on August 23, 2020 (31 comments)

Infinity Train: The Musical Car

Under the leadership of the teenagers Grace and Simon, the Apex continue their raids, entering and pillaging cars in an attempt to assert their "dominance" over the denizens of the Train, whom they refer to as "nulls". But when the car they're raiding is ejected, the two Apex leaders find themselves separated from the rest of their crew, and thus a new trek through the Train begins...
posted to FanFare by NoxAeternum at 11:09 PM on August 23, 2020

Star Trek INtakes

Bloopers, when edited back into the finished episodes, can add a bit of humanity to characters, like Geordi and Worf Celebrate Their Rescue. Sometimes they just add a bit of absurdity, like Something’s Wrong With Worf. Both are good. All are made by Ryan’s Edits.
posted to MetaFilter by adrianhon at 4:13 AM on August 13, 2020 (27 comments)

Lovecraft Country: Sundown

Atticus Freeman meets up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. (HBO)
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 8:38 PM on August 16, 2020 (50 comments)

Take Back Your Legacy

Misha Green’s new series Lovecraft Country (HBO) follows two Black families as they travel through the Jim Crow North confronting monsters both supernatural and human. In the first episode (free in the US), a road trip montage strikingly echoes Gordon Park’s iconic Segregation Story photo series, and includes a voiceover from James Baldwin’s 1965 debate against William F. Buckley Jr.
posted to MetaFilter by adrianhon at 10:33 AM on August 20, 2020 (31 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The End is at Hand (episode 12) and What We're Fighting For (episode 13)

Coulson wants to see the world. May shares her feelings. Deke is the new man in charge. Sousa gets the duct tape. Mack passes the ammo. Yo-Yo is in favour of punching. Daisy plays her part. Simmons remembers what they're fighting for. This post covers episodes 12 and 13--the two parts that make up the series finale. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D will not return in a moment.
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 8:14 PM on August 12, 2020 (14 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Brand New Day

Daisy worries the team is becoming people who used to work together. Mack explains '80s telephone usage to a millennial. Yo-Yo owes Mack $20. Sousa has no intentions. Computer genius Coulson tries to convince May it's a brand new day.
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 5:26 PM on August 7, 2020 (5 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Stolen

In this episode, which plays like a season finale of Dallas, Sousa is a square, Coulson is hilarious, Deke is happy to be stuck in the '80s, May is not an open-minded gal and Daisy earned a B+ with room for improvement.
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 8:48 PM on July 30, 2020 (9 comments)

Doom Patrol: Doom Patrol Patrol

Jane searches for the Doom Patrol.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 10:06 PM on March 22, 2019 (6 comments)

Doom Patrol: Cult Patrol

Mark Sheppard guest stars as John Constantine Willoughby Kipling.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 12:03 AM on March 9, 2019 (8 comments)

Doom Patrol: Puppet Patrol

The gang takes an illuminating road trip.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 11:56 PM on March 1, 2019 (15 comments)

Doom Patrol: Donkey Patrol

Cyborg joins forces with the team.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 9:59 AM on February 23, 2019 (11 comments)

Doom Patrol: Pilot

After a severe accident, Cliff Steele wakes up, a changed man, in the house of Dr. Niles Caulder and his Doom Patrol.
posted to FanFare by mordax at 11:10 AM on February 16, 2019 (21 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: As I Have Always Been

In this time-loop episode, we see that Coulson has a soul, Enoch has a heart, Sousa has a type and Deke has a signature fragrance. Also, Daisy has a revelation.
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 8:33 AM on July 23, 2020 (19 comments)

Santa Clarita Diet: Season III

The Hammonds try to cope with increasing exposure while fending off an ancient enemy, and Abby and Eric cope with the consequences of their own criminal actions.
posted to FanFare by Wrinkled Stumpskin at 7:38 PM on March 29, 2019 (22 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: After, Before

With the Zephyr’s time drive malfunctioning, the team is quite literally hurling toward disaster and Yo-Yo may be their only hope. The only problem? To get her powers back, she’ll need to enlist the help of an old adversary and revisit part of her past long hidden away.
posted to FanFare by rednikki at 1:05 AM on July 16, 2020 (10 comments)

Warren Ellis Accused of Grooming Young Women for Decades

Yesterday comic book and pop culture website Bleeding Cool released an article outlining some details of decades of interactions between the famed comic book writer with much younger women, where he deceived, used, and then dumped them.
posted to MetaFilter by sharp pointy objects at 9:31 AM on June 19, 2020 (94 comments)

Movie: The Old Guard

Four undying warriors who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal. (Netflix Original, comic-book adaptation)
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 6:33 PM on July 10, 2020 (46 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Totally Excellent Adventures of Mack and the D

Deke sings the hits. Mack wallows in models. Coulson tunes into a new frequency.
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 8:21 PM on July 9, 2020 (19 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Adapt or Die

The team is split up, cut up, blown up, blocked up, and fed up.
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 9:14 PM on July 2, 2020 (7 comments)

Songs about bottoms.

What is the highest number of songs appearing in the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time having butts (or a single butt) as a primary lyrical subject? When was it?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by 2or3whiskeysodas at 10:31 AM on September 9, 2014 (10 comments)

Infinity Train: The Family Tree Car

Chasing after Alan Dracula, MT and Jesse find themselves descending down a literal family tree - whose main branches seem to be "Hatfield" and "McCoy". But when neither of their approaches seem to address the issue of descending a literal house divided, the two are going to have to learn to (grudgingly) work together...
posted to FanFare by NoxAeternum at 4:20 PM on January 10, 2020 (3 comments)

Infinity Train: The Black Market Car

Looking to be her own person and not a reflection, Mirror Tulip or "MT" (sporting a complete makeover) ventures through the Infinity Train, experiencing the vast array of worlds within the cars. But for someone who has broken the rules of the Mirror Car, such a life means being on the run from the law, who would love nothing more than to grind her into literal dust...
posted to FanFare by NoxAeternum at 4:42 PM on January 2, 2020 (2 comments)

Infinity Train: The Grid Car

After her divorced parents fail to keep their promise of taking her to game design camp, 12-year-old Tulip angrily runs away from home in an attempt to get there on her own. She finds herself on a mysterious train that seems to be in another dimension and surrounded by dangerous creatures, but gets help from a small robot named One-One.
posted to FanFare by Marticus at 2:44 PM on July 22, 2019 (4 comments)

Middleditch & Schwartz: All Episodes

Comedy duo Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz turn small ideas into epically funny stories in this series of completely improvised comedy specials.
posted to FanFare by Carillon at 11:18 AM on June 1, 2020 (5 comments)

Movie: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream is a dream worth fighting for.
posted to FanFare by the primroses were over at 8:50 AM on June 28, 2020 (21 comments)

What We Do in the Shadows: Brain Scramblies

The vampires attend their first human Super Bowl party, while Guillermo's search for virgins uncovers a deadly threat.
posted to FanFare by filthy light thief at 10:29 AM on May 4, 2020 (2 comments)

What We Do in the Shadows: Nouveau Théâtre Des Vampires

The vampires prepare to attend the most exclusive event on the vampiric social calendar. [Season finale]
posted to FanFare by filthy light thief at 7:16 PM on June 13, 2020 (15 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Out of the Past

In a black-and-white episode that calls back to specific (Sunset Boulevard) and general (film noir detective genre) nods to Hollywood's past, the team members find themselves in 1955. While there, Deke gets to catch up with an old friend, Enoch has the opportunity to make a new one, and Coulson starts building a new friendship with a new (but much admired) ally. May comes to terms with her feelings, Yo-Yo tries to come to terms with a mission failure, and Mack struggles while coming to terms with making a hard call. Daisy offers counsel and demonstrates her fighting moves.
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 3:47 PM on June 18, 2020 (8 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Know your onions

From IMDB: With the identity of the timeline-unraveling "threat" revealed, the team's mission to protect him at all costs leads each agent to question their own values.
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 8:43 PM on June 3, 2020 (15 comments)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Trout in the Milk

Sousa experiences his first and second time jumps and struggles with the fashion of the day. Enoch relies on Consumer Reports when picking out his sweet ride. Mack has trouble with the concept of how to pick a location for a date. Deke pulls an unexpected move. Gemma experiences a glitch. May appreciates good HR policy. Yo-Yo teaches the lessons of 007. Coulson digs covert and fashionable uniforms. Daisy appreciates the simpler times (and its simpler technology).
posted to FanFare by sardonyx at 9:10 PM on June 25, 2020 (5 comments)

Space Force: Season 1 - all episodes

A four-star general begrudgingly teams up with an eccentric scientist to get the U.S. military's newest agency — Space Force — ready for lift-off. Starring: Steve Carell, John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz. Creators: Steve Carell, Greg Daniels. (Netflix)
posted to FanFare by oh yeah! at 4:07 PM on May 29, 2020 (28 comments)

Don't start your command name with the letter g.

The Poetics of CLI Command Names.
posted to MetaFilter by signal at 8:25 AM on June 16, 2020 (55 comments)
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