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Killing Eve wraps up its second season with a game-changing finale that leaves us all wondering where this story can possibly come next. This episode could have really been the series finale of Killing Eve There, I said it. Those final shocking moments, in which everything reverts to form and Villanelle reminds us all that […] Killing Eve season 2 finale: A shocker of an ending asks where we go in
6 hours 44 minutes ago

The brand-new season of Killing Eve continues this Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “You’re Mine” online and not miss a minute. The conclusion of Killing Eve season 2 is upon us. (Much, much too quickly for my taste, TBH.) Thus far, it’s been a wild ride of surprises, betrayals and undercover machinations of […] Killing Eve season 2 finale live stream: Watch online - Culturess -
19 hours 54 minutes ago

One of the most successful (and nicest) people I know personally has got to be Cap’n Kirk Douglas. As guitar … Continue reading →
2 days 10 hours ago

The Conference Episode: A Question by Jim Richardson, Gatherings, The Idea of a Conference, Why It Took Forever For Me To Attend a Conference, Why Conferences are Hard, Oh Yes The Question, Virtual Conferences, ConfCon, Why We Go, 1.2 Million of 2 Billion, Thanks MuseumNEXT and ACMI. An episode that's answering a question Jim Richardson of Museum NEXT posited, which I thought everyone should
2 days 18 hours ago

This is part 2 of a 3 part series recorded at the legendary Electric Lady Studios. As Manager and co-owner of Electric Lady, Lee Foster juggles schedules, personalities, and a river running underneath studio A on a daily basis. Beginning his time at the studio as a general assistant, Lee worked his way up to become Studio Manager. With an eye for both preserving the history of the studio and
3 days 4 hours ago

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows gives us perhaps its most uncomfortable  episode yet, as the roommates host the bi-annual vampire orgy. FX’s What We Do in the Shadows flips yet another classic vampire trope on its head by giving us what is probably the most awkward and uncomfortable episode about a vampire orgy […] What We Do in the Shadows review: An uncomfortable sexual adventure - Culturess -
3 days 15 hours ago

Game of Thrones has always been known for its array of strong, complicated female characters. But in its final season, the show left them all behind. Game of Thrones has always been known for its varied array of richly complicated women. The show’s female characters are queens and mothers, warriors and tomboys. They’re survivors and […] Game of Thrones abandoned its female characters in season 8 -
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Its been a long time since the early days of the War of Necessity in Afghanistan. In New York City … Continue reading →
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Well it was over 5 weeks ago that I awoke covered with bed bug bites and discovered a nice sized … Continue reading →
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Eve receives another strange warning, and even though she seems inclined to ignore it – again – it’s not so clear that the audience should. When Eve fired dorky, adorable Kenny on Killing Eve, most of us were sad simply because we like him. But the character did – and does – serve an important function […] Killing Eve: What do we make of Kenny’s warning? - Culturess - Culturess - Women's Pop
4 days 13 hours ago

  FX’s What We Do in the Shadows continues this Wednesday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “The Orgy” online and not miss a minute. It really was probably only a matter of time before What We Do in the Shadows told a story about a vampire orgy. Were we ever going to […] What We Do in the Shadows season 1 episode 9 live stream: Watch online - Culturess - Culturess - Women's Pop Culture,
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Game of Thrones has been keeping season 8’s episode titles super-secret — so what can they tell us about what to expect? Let’s look at “The Iron Throne.” If you’re looking for something else to be annoyed with now that Game of Thrones is finally over, how about this? HBO purposefully kept the title of every single season […] Game of Thrones season 8 finale: The meaning behind “The Iron Throne” -
5 days 17 hours ago

I created this recipe for pasta primavera with sage gorgonzola cheese sauce on the spur of the moment. We are on a low cholesterol, low salt diet, and finding tasty recipes is challenging. Pasta Primavera with Sage Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce Many vegetarian recipes use tons […] The post Recipe for Pasta Primavera with Sage Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce appeared first on Home Garden Joy .
5 days 20 hours ago

As Gentleman Jack continues, both Ann Lister and Ann Walker learn that living life on your own terms can come with uncomfortable consequences. If you were hoping that you were going to get a big dose of Regency-era lesbian justice on in the latest episode of Gentleman Jack, you’re probably a bit disappointed. (Although Ann […] Gentleman Jack episode 5 review: Street fights and heartbreak -
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HBO’s new period drama Gentleman Jack continues tonight. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Let’s have another look at your past perfect” online. HBO period drama Gentleman Jack continues this week, as Lister and Ann deal with the fallout of the sudden marriage proposal she received. In case you’ve forgotten, the recently widowed and […] Gentleman Jack episode 5 live stream: Watch online
6 days 19 hours ago

The penultimate episode of Killing Eve season 2 goes to some uncomfortable places as Eve’s obsession with Villanelle reaches new heights. The penultimate episode of Killing Eve season 2 opens with a literal threesome and closes with a figurative one, as the show delves uncomfortably deep into the mess that Eve’s mental state has become. […] Killing Eve season 2 episode 7 review: All about Eve -
1 week ago

Well here we go, the final episode of Game of Thrones , and the big question, assuming there still is a throne, who's sitting on it at the end of tonight's episode? Whoever it is is in some sense the winner. I have a wacky theory about it, I posted it on Facebook , might as well post it here too. What if... The person who ends up on the throne is... None other than... Tyrion Lannister! ;-) Hear me
1 week ago

The brand-new season of Killing Eve continues this Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Wide Awake” online and not miss a minute. Villanelle embraced a new mission for MI-6 on Killing Eve, going undercover as a bored American dilettante to get closer to murderer and suspected weapons dealer Aaron Peel. (In case you were […] Killing Eve season 2 episode 7 live stream: Watch online -
1 week ago

I had an idea watching this clip from MSNBC, where a reporter does something unusual, he stops the person he's interviewing for BS, and then for not answering his question. This is so common in cable news, it's the #1 reason I switch channels. So here's the idea -- an organization, perhaps sponsored by Knight or Newmark, maintains a database of people who are interviewed on cable news. For each,
1 week 2 days ago

This is a specialized tool useful to a small number of people. I'm putting it here so I can easily find it by searching, when I need it in the future. As you may know I have a NPM package, davefeedread , that makes it easy to read most kinds of feeds in Node.js projects. I use it in my apps that read feeds, so when I fix a bug, I just have to add it in this one place and rebuild any app that uses
1 week 3 days ago

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows offers up one of its best episodes of the season as the vampires face down frat parties and government workers. While “The Trial” will likely go down as the season’s most memorable episode of What We Do in the Shadows‘ first season thanks to its star-studded guest cast, […] What We Do in the Shadows review: The most well-rounded episode of the season - Culturess -
1 week 3 days ago

The Polastris’ marriage finally hits a breaking point on Killing Eve, but are Eve and Niko over for good? And will fans care if they are? It seems worth saying that Killing Eve fans don’t care that much about Niko and never really have. In fact, many fans probably view Eve’s husband as something of […] Killing Eve: Niko and Eve’s relationship crosses into seriously toxic territory - Culturess -
1 week 4 days ago

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows continues this Wednesday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Citizenship” online and not miss a minute. It’s a whole new world on FX’s What We Do in the Shadows. The accidental death of the mysterious Baron, as well as the subsequent trial by vampire council for Nandor, Nadja […] What We Do in the Shadows season 1 episode 8 live stream: Watch online -
1 week 4 days ago

Fresh back from seeing the Tolkien movie and I have to say the absence of Peter Jackson’s influence was the … Continue reading →
1 week 5 days ago

This is part 1 of a 3 part series recorded at the legendary Electric Lady Studios. Tom Elmhirst was a 1 year old when Electric Lady first opened its doors in 1970. Today, Tom resides in Studio C as Electric Lady’s lead mix engineer. Tom began his career at SARM studios in London under the tutelage of Trevor Horn, and spent close to a decade in residence mixing at London’s Metropolis Studios.
1 week 5 days ago

Game of Thrones has been keeping season 8’s episode titles super-secret — so what can they tell us about what to expect? Let’s look at “The Bells.” With just one installment of Game of Thrones remaining, HBO’s decision to sit on the season 8 episode titles until each episode has aired on the East Coast feels […] Game of Thrones season 8: The meaning behind “The Bells” - Culturess - Culturess -
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As HBO’s Gentleman Jack continues, Ann Walker’s past finally comes to light, as Anne Lister realizes her heart may not be so hard, after all. Anne Lister is such a dominant figure that it’s easy to forget that there are other characters on Gentleman Jack with stories and histories of their own. In “Most Women […] Gentleman Jack review: Ann Walker finally takes center stage - Culturess - Culturess
1 week 6 days ago

Broccoli rabe recipes tend to use tons of salt, oil, and fat to add flavor. Fats such as olive oil and the drippings from bacon, pancetta, and ham do increase the body’s ability to absorb the wide array of important vitamins and minerals found in […] The post Broccoli Rabe Recipes: Rustic Italian Broccoli Rabe and Potatoes appeared first on Home Garden Joy .
1 week 6 days ago

HBO’s new period drama Gentleman Jack continues tonight. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Most women are dull and stupid” online. HBO period drama Gentleman Jack continues this week, as we all get ready for whatever the fallout from a nosy neighbor walking in on a, shall we say, somewhat heated moment between Anne and […] Gentleman Jack episode 4 live stream: Watch online - Culturess -
1 week 6 days ago

Jodie Comer steals the show in a tension-filled episode of Killing Eve that has everything from emotional consequences to intriguing disguises. Before we dig into the plot of Killing Eve’s “I Hope You Like Missionary!” there’s one thing that seems worth saying, loudly and often: Jodie Comer deserves so many awards for this show. Not […] Killing Eve review: Villanelle is still a monster, and that’s
2 weeks ago

We're getting the downside of networking and not enough of the upside because progress is stalled due to Facebook's dominance. If they had created a thriving ecosystem not underneath them but alongside them, no one would be talking about about breaking it up, it would already be in pieces. Everyone who's ever pursued a monopoly in tech should see (now) why it's a dead end. And people who in their
2 weeks ago

The brand-new season of Killing Eve continues this Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “I Hope You Like Missionary!” online and not miss a minute. Last week’s episode of Killing Eve brought big changes that will likely completely alter the trajectory of the series going forward. Our two leading ladies finally came face to face once […] Killing Eve season 2 episode 6 live stream:
2 weeks ago

For my 50th birthday this year, I made a list. It’s not a bucket list. It’s not a list of things I want. It’s a list of things to do, adventures to experience, and places to explore this year. It’s a list of short day trips to get me out of the house and exploring… Continue reading A Pilgrimage to Walton’s Mountain
2 weeks 1 day ago

“The Last of the Starks” polarized fans with its depiction of several female characters, especially Sansa Stark. In the wake of Game of Thrones‘ episode “The Last of the Starks,” many viewers expressed significant frustration about the way the season 8 installment depicted several of its female characters. Missandei’s death, Daenerys’ behavior and Brienne’s emotional breakdown […] Game of Thrones,
2 weeks 2 days ago

Radish recipes can be hard to come by even with the help of the internet. I grew up eating radishes raw with a pinch of salt. My dad would simply trim off the root, salt the radish, and eat it, using the stem as a […] The post Radish Recipes: Cucumber-Radish Salad appeared first on Home Garden Joy .
2 weeks 2 days ago

Posted by Kim and Sage If you’re anything like us, you still haven’t recovered from seeing Avengers: Endgame. So what better way to just be in your feelings than a good old fashioned Fan Video Friday post? We scoured the internets for the newest, the FEELSIEST, and TBH, the most devastating videos we could find. […]
2 weeks 2 days ago

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows stages a celebrity vampire reunion that’s such fun, it doesn’t matter that the episode itself is kind of pointless. Since its premiere, FX’s mockumentary comedy What We Do in the Shadows has reveled in sending up virtually every known vampire trope from television and film, usually to great […] What We Do in the Shadows review: A star-studded bit of vampire history -
2 weeks 3 days ago

The latest episode of Killing Eve brought our two favorite women back together at last. But in all our excitement over this moment, did we miss its biggest twist? The latest episode of Killing Eve, entitled “Smell Ya Later,” gave fans what they’d been waiting all season for: Eve and Villanelle back together at last. […] Killing Eve: Isn’t it time we learn what Carolyn and Konstantin are up to? -
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“Come see this wasp nest with tube,” my husband called to me. I was sitting in the living room working on a new counted cross stitch project. Reluctantly, I set it aside, slipped my feet inside a pair of gardening boots, and met him at the crabapple tree, expecting to see some simple creature’s nest. … Continue reading The post Wasp Nest with Tube – the Bald Faced Hornet Nest appeared first on
2 weeks 4 days ago

I have something to say about WAMC . Every time I tune in Alan Chartock is talking. He's their expert on everything, but all he says are platitudes. The first time he got my ire up he said "Everyone knows that X" and it pissed me off because X is not true (imho). He likes Joe Biden and Israel. He talks and talks and no one interrupts him, no wonder -- he owns the station (or so it seems). I have
2 weeks 4 days ago

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows continues this Wednesday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “The Trial” online and not miss a minute. Get ready, folks, it looks like actual consequences may be coming to the ridiculous world of FX’s What We Do in the Shadows.  Given how bizarre this show is, generally, […] What We Do in the Shadows season 1 episode 7 live stream: Watch online - Culturess -
2 weeks 4 days ago

Game of Thrones has been keeping season 8’s episode titles super-secret — so what can they tell us about what to expect? Let’s look at “The Last of the Starks.” As season 8 goes on, HBO’s decision to withhold the episode titles for Game of Thrones’ final six episodes until each has finished airing just looks […] Game of Thrones season 8: The meaning behind “The Last of the Starks” - Culturess -
2 weeks 5 days ago

Though things seem to be going well for Anne Lister on Gentleman Jack at the moment, that success comes with a high price tag. Watching the first two episodes of Gentleman Jack, it’s easy to assume that Anne Lister’s life isn’t exactly difficult. Sure, she’s an unconventional woman. She’s outspoken, opinionated and brash. Her style […] Gentleman Jack review: Being Anne Lister is harder than it
2 weeks 6 days ago

HBO’s new period drama Gentleman Jack continues tonight. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Oh is that what you call it?” online. HBO’s new period drama Gentleman Jack, based on the true story of Anne Lister, a 19th century British industrialist and landowner, as well as a woman quite ahead of her time, continues […] Gentleman Jack episode 3 live stream: Watch online - Culturess -
2 weeks 6 days ago

Killing Eve brings Villanelle and Eve together again, and their latest encounter shifts the show in a surprising new direction. Killing Eve delivers its best episode of the season with the oddly titled “Smell Ya Later,” a tension-filled hour that finally gives the people what they want: Eve and Villanelle together again. It’s only been […] Killing Eve review: Villanelle and Eve come face to face
3 weeks ago

You know what pisses me off. A guy writing the best political blog out there, on Facebook. So after I read his piece and think "everyone should see this" I can't send the link outside of Facebook. We have this incredible thing called the web and we don't use it. Same thing when a person I admire and who is doing great stuff to help keep the web open, writes her latest report on Medium, where it is
3 weeks ago

Now that I live in the country, in upstate NY, the only NPR station I get is WAMC , which I'm not crazy about, primarily because there's this one guy who I think is obnoxious who seems to always be on. I'm thinking it might be time to get an Amazon Echo, even though I dislike the idea of bringing an always-on listening device into my home. I posted the item above on Twitter without enough
3 weeks ago

The brand-new season of Killing Eve continues this Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Smell Ya Later” online and not miss a minute. Killing Eve season 2 continues this week, as Villanelle and Eve seem to be inching closer to one another than ever before. Might our two favorite leading ladies finally come […] Killing Eve season 2 episode 5 live stream: Watch online - Culturess -
3 weeks ago

Arya Stark more than earned her moment against the Night King. But the fact that Game of Thrones gave it to her is a sign of how far the show has come. Prior to “The Long Night,” most Game of Thrones viewers likely thought that the Night King would meet his end at the hands […] Arya Stark is the hero we’ve all been waiting for - Culturess - Culturess - Women's Pop Culture, Entertainment and More
3 weeks 1 day ago

I watched a little MSNBC last night and don't like the way it's going. They're turning the crisis in DC into a horse race. It's not Democrats vs Republicans. It's the United States of America vs a gang of thugs. Don't make the Dem leadership responsible, we all did this. It's time for the US to grow up. We've had it very very very easy. We fought two wars with no discomfort at home. We are fat and
3 weeks 2 days ago

Jerome Johnson. For more information on Jerome, here's some links: https://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/03/its-his-home-and-an-energy-lab-and-he-might-lose-it/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DlSY_ppxJ0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hED7I6zp1hI https://wagingnonviolence.org/2012/10/a-dream-that-grew-in-brooklyn-faces-foreclosure/
3 weeks 3 days ago

After spearheading the alt country movement with Uncle Tupelo, Jay Farrar pursued his vision with Son Volt, who recorded three landmark albums in the ’90s before the groundbreaking artist put the band on extended hiatus and cut three solo LPs. Missing the free exchange of ideas and the surprises that inevitably occur when a group of simpatico musicians lock together, Farrar assembled a new lineup
3 weeks 3 days ago

Avengers: Endgame is a love letter to 10 years’ worth of Marvel characters and storylines. But it sadly treats the franchise’s most established heroine as a disposable plot twist. Let’s be clear: Avengers: Endgame is a fairly stunning achievement. The culmination of a decade of storytelling spread over twenty-some odd movies, it’s full of jaw-dropping […] Why Black Widow’s fate in Avengers:
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Need some help deciding what to read this month? We run down 10 of the most exciting SFF book releases in May. Ah, spring. It has everything from blossoming flowers and nice weather to blockbusters at the multiplex and a ton of new releases at your local bookstore. May is, of course, prime reading outside weather, […] 10 new SFF books that belong on your bookshelves this May - Culturess -
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This recipe for a tropical smoothie – what I call the “anti-inflammatory booster” – tastes great and provides a huge boost of inflammatory busting antioxidants, vitamins, and other substances. It is a vegan, nutritarian (“Eat to Live”) friendly recipe that uses tasty ingredients to make a healthy snack or breakfast. What Is Inflammation? I suffer … Continue reading The post Tropical Smoothie
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What We Do In The Shadows gives the vampires a night out on the town, and a way out of the show’s most suffocating narrative predicament. When What We Do in the Shadows premiered, it was ostensibly a show about vampires just trying to get by in America. They did normal things like shop, go […] What We Do In The Shadows: The vampires get drunk, high and gifted with a new future - Culturess -
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I don't feel like I'm alone viewing William Barr as a 2nd tier Lucas Movie Villain. He's dishonest, dishonorable and belongs in a museum. Continue reading →
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Eve’s boss Carolyn has long been one of the more confusing (read: shady) elements of Killing Eve. Now it turns out she has a strange boss, too? Who are these people? One of the most consistent narrative questions about Killing Eve is if and/or why Eve Polastri’s boss, Carolyn Martens, is actually shady as heck. […] Killing Eve: Surprise, Carolyn has her own bizarre boss - Culturess - Culturess -
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This year, our big project is the perennial garden clean up. We have a stretch of steep hillside in the perennial garden that became an overgrown mess. Here’s why it became a mess and how we’re tackling it, day by day. Perennial Garden Clean Up As longtime readers will recall, we laid out the foundation … Continue reading The post Perennial Garden Clean Up – Conquering the Weeds appeared first on
3 weeks 4 days ago

The Sorting Episode: A Life of Sorting, File Classifications, My Subdirectories, The Storage Unit, Photos and Movies and Boxes and Personal, The Actual Question, What the Actual Answer Might Be, An Empty Container. Plus: An Offer to Help Me Sort. A lot of people asked me to speak about my sorting method - I hope it's simple and straightforward how I approach things. I use this everywhere, and if I
3 weeks 4 days ago

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows continues this Wednesday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Baron’s Night Out” online and not miss a minute. When What We Do in the Shadows first started, the story was pretty basic. Four  vampire roommates live with one another on Staten Island, too lazy to carry […] What We Do in the Shadows season 1 episode 6 live stream: Watch online - Culturess -
3 weeks 4 days ago

Lots of theories out there about how to rein in Facebook's power. If you asked me, I'd prioritize making them more subject to competition. That'll help take care of everything else. People don't listen to their friends, they listen to their competitors.
3 weeks 5 days ago

Game of Thrones has been keeping season 8’s episode titles super-secret — so what can they tell us about what to expect? Let’s look at “The Long Night.” Everyone’s probably aware by now that HBO’s sitting on all of the titles for the final episodes of Game of Thrones. We don’t find out what these […] Game of Thrones season 8: The meaning behind “The Long Night” - Culturess - Culturess - Women's
3 weeks 5 days ago

As Anne Lister’s plans to find a wife and restart the family mine kick into gear, Gentleman Jack flips the idea of period drama courtship on its head. After a pilot episode that spent most of its time explaining who everyone is, HBO’s Gentleman Jack launches into its proper story in its second episode, doing […] Gentleman Jack review: Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle sparkle together - Culturess -
3 weeks 6 days ago

SXSW 2019 was a fantastic experience. During my 40-minute talk, I outlined my plans to transform the American health care system. I discussed the ideas on my Amazon-bestselling book Health Care: Meet the American Dream. Attached here is an official SXSW audio recording of the talk. Take a listen – you’ll hear all kinds of […] The post SXSW 2019 Audio Recording appeared first on Janis Powers .
3 weeks 6 days ago

HBO’s new period drama Gentleman Jack continues tonight. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “I Just Went There to Study Anatomy” online. HBO’s Gentleman Jack, the story of a remarkable real life woman named Ann Lister continues tonight and, now that we know who everyone is, it should bast right into the story. In last week’s […] Gentleman Jack episode 2 live stream: Watch online -
3 weeks 6 days ago

The Infocom Source Code Episode: The Specialness of Infocom, The Craft, The Z-Machine, Z-Machine Glories, Full Sentences and Every Platform, GET LAMP, The Infocom .ZIP File, A Release, Stu Galley, Github, The Clones and Branches, Steve and Kevin have a chat. An episode about the release of the Infocom Source Code on Github. It's currently available on the HistoricalSource collection there: https:/
4 weeks ago

As Killing Eve’s second season continues, Villanelle spirals in Amsterdam as Eve finally triumphs in London. Who are both of these women becoming? After a couple of episodes of near-miss moments, Killing Eve pulls its two leads apart again and sets them off on their own separate, but inevitably interconnected arcs. Villanelle, now a full-time […] Killing Eve review: Villanelle spirals as Eve finds
4 weeks ago

The brand-new season of Killing Eve continues this Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Desperate Times” online and not miss a minute. Killing Eve season 2 continues this week, as Villanelle explores the freelance assassin life , and Eve (maybe?) gets a break in her hunt for the mysterious “Ghost”. In “The Hungry […] Killing Eve season 2 episode 4 live stream: Watch online -
4 weeks ago

The world of Game of Thrones has everything from dragons to ice zombies to flaming swords. But Sansa Stark’s journey is one many women are busy living out today. Game of Thrones is a high fantasy epic, with everything from fire-breathing dragons and giant wolves to murderous ice zombies and blood magic. As a result, […] Sansa Stark’s story is one that every modern woman recognizes - Culturess -
4 weeks 1 day ago

A while back I said Biden should not run. But he's running. It is what it is and it's even worse than it appears. I look at Joe's eyes and I see they are the eyes of a very old man. Black dots. This happened to the eyes of my grandparents as they got close to the end. Joe seems to be in good health, but the eyes. There are tradeoffs with Joe. He's old. That means there's a lot to criticize, but it
1 month ago

The vampires have to rescue one of their own in the latest episode of FX’s What We Do in the Shadows, with wildly uneven results. The episode “Animal Control” serves as an almost perfect example of What We Do in the Shadows at both its best and worst. It’s incredibly uneven, with several laugh-out-loud funny […] What We Do in the Shadows review: Animal instincts - Culturess - Culturess - Women's
1 month ago

What do recurring dreams tell us? Have you ever had the same dream, or similar dreams, night after night? Recurring dreams feature prominently in my forthcoming novel, the latest book in the Majek family mystery series, I See You. In the novel, David and his family experience similar dreams, linked to a mystery from the… Continue reading What Recurring Dreams Have to Tell Us
1 month ago

Following the events of Killing Eve season 1, Eve and Niko’s relationship seems more strained than ever. What does the future hold for the Polastris now? One of the ongoing narratives of Killing Eve is how Eve Polastri’s obsession with tracking down the assassin Villanelle is impacting her life well beyond her professional duties and obligations. Eve clearly […] Killing Eve: Can Niko and Eve’s
1 month ago

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows continues this Wednesday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “Animal Control” online and not miss a minute. FX’s What We Do in the Shadows continues to integrate its vampires into the larger world of both Staten Island and New York – exploring local bureaucracy, introducing the neighborhood werewolf […] What We Do in the Shadows season 1 episode 5 live
1 month ago

Lillard could have taken an easier shot. He could have left time for a rebound if he missed. He would have looked stupid if he missed the shot . But he didn't miss.
1 month ago

Arya and Gendry finally made it official this week on Game of Thrones, and their hookup is something all fans should be celebrating. Gendrya shippers’ dreams came true this week on Game of Thrones, as Arya Stark and Gendry finally gave into the attraction that’s been apparent between them for years. Of course, a major motivation […] Game of Thrones: We should all celebrate Arya and Gendry’s
1 month ago

I made this pretty little bee and butterfly watering station for my butterfly garden using recycled items and dollar store finds. I spent a total of $5 on the items, not including the wine (which was yum) and the rebar (which was left from another home remodeling project). This project takes just under an hour … Continue reading The post Make a Bee Water Station with Dollar Store Finds appeared
1 month ago

Posted by Shannon Nearly 11 years ago – the summer of 2008 to be exact – I was living in Boston and had no strong feelings about comic book characters, thank you very much. It was sweltering that year and I had developed a habit of ducking into the movies to enjoy air conditioning, which […]
1 month ago

Game of Thrones has been keeping season 8’s episode titles super secret – so what can they tell us about what to expect? Let’s look at “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms.” HBO’s aggressive secrecy about Game of Thrones season 8 is pretty easy to understand. It’s the biggest show they’ve ever had – or […] Game of Thrones season 8: The meaning behind “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” - Culturess -
1 month ago

HBO’s Gentleman Jack uses a conventional format to tell the story of an extremely unconventional woman who was wildly ahead of her time. If you want confirmation straight out of the gate that Gentleman Jack is not your typical period drama, just listen to the music. The rollicking tune that plays whenever Anne Lister is […] Gentleman Jack premiere review: A different kind of period drama heroine -
1 month ago

The Mueller Report – The Lies of Sister Sarah We all knew that eventually proximity to Trump was going to … Continue reading →
1 month ago

HBO’s new period drama Gentleman Jack premieres tonight, and aims to tell the story of a remarkable – and largely unknown – woman. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “I Was Just Passing…” online. It’s important for viewers to realize going in that Gentleman Jack probably won’t be the sort of period drama they’re used to. Rather than […] Gentleman Jack premiere live stream: Watch online -
1 month ago

As Killing Eve season 2 continues, both Eve and Villanelle embrace something like their old lives, but that’s all a bit harder than either expected. In the opening scene of the third episode of Killing Eve season 2, resurrected assassin handler Konstantin compares his protégé Villanelle to the children’s novel, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” “She […] Killing Eve season 2 episode 3 review: The new
1 month ago

I stopped on the street yesterday to talk with a couple of neighbors. The question of whether they should use Facebook came up. They read the NY Times and hear how bad FB is, they don't want to use it. They say the same phrases the NYT uses. Educated thoughtful people, want to do what's right, but they're getting their truth from a conflicted organization, imho. I thought about it, and here's a
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The brand-new season of Killing Eve continues this Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know to watch “The Hungry Caterpillar” online and not miss a minute. Killing Eve season 2 continues, as we settle into a new status quo for both Eve and Villanelle this week in “The Hungry Caterpillar”. Now that Villanelle is back with […] Killing Eve season 2 episode 3 live stream: Watch online - Culturess -
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Ignore the Constitution? Those who say impeach is not the answer, what would Trump have to do in order to make impeach the right answer? Well here's the thing, what makes you think he won't do much worse between now and inauguration day in 2021? He wouldn't have any restraints between now and then. And BTW, what restraints would there be on the next president? Maybe not such a buffoon as Trump. If
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These landscaping ideas for a hill or slope offer homeowners with steep areas in their yard a few ideas for plantings that look beautiful and prevent erosion.             Landscaping Ideas for a Hill or Slope Many backyard gardens are set on a slope. Hills, slopes, and uneven terrain make it … Continue reading The post Landscaping Ideas for a Hill or Slope appeared first on Home Garden Joy .
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The creator and star of HBO’s Gentleman Jack chat with Culturess about pushing the period drama genre forward and telling the story of a remarkable woman. You probably haven’t heard of Anne Lister. That’s okay. A lot of people haven’t. But thanks to Gentleman Jack, a lavish period drama coming to HBO next week, that’s […] Gentleman Jack’s Suranne Jones and Sally Wainwright on introducing the world
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The vampires head to Manhattan in the latest episode of FX’s What We do in the Shadows, but once again they’re the least interesting part of the story. The premise of What We Do in the Shadows is pretty simple. Gang of lazy vampires reminded by ancient, creepy boss that they’ve sort of sucked at […] What We Do in the Shadows episode 4 review: Bright lights, big city - Culturess - Culturess - Women
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Killing Eve shocked us all at the end of season 2’s second episode with the revelation that a certain someone close to Villanelle is still alive. Warning: Spoilers ahead for Killing Eve‘s second season.  Killing Eve pulled off a shock at the end of season 2’s second episode. It’s one that we didn’t see coming but […] Killing Eve: It’s time to talk about that shocking twist - Culturess - Culturess
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I've been slowly rebuilding my home entertainment system, in a bootstrapping kind of way. My old system was built around a huge Denon receiver I bought in 2007, two Polk Audio towers (also 2007), and a 45 or 55 inch Sony Bravia screen bought in 2010 when I moved to NYC. A lot has changed in all those years, and I wanted to get caught up. First, I bought a 65-inch 4K TCL Roku screen and a cheap
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Cersei Lannister has done some truly terrible things over the years on Game of Thrones. But even the depraved Lion Queen deserves better than Euron. The season 8 premiere of Game of Thrones is chock-full of long-awaited developments. There are Stark reunions left and right, Daenerys’ army arrives in Winterfell, and Jon finally finds out […] Game of Thrones: Even Cersei Lannister deserves better
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Game of Thrones has been keeping season 8’s episode titles super secret – so what can they tell us about what to expect? Let’s look at “Winterfell.” Pretty much everything about Game of Thrones season 8 has been kept on lockdown, as HBO has feared the release of spoilers, leaks and any other information that […] Game of Thrones season 8 premiere: The meaning behind “Winterfell” - Culturess -
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Don't read this if you don't want an incredibly brief summary of last night's episode of Game of Thrones. You have been warned. I'm serious. This is it, the summary is below. It's not too late to turn back. This time I mean it. It's mostly reunions between two or more amazing characters who had never met or hadn't seen each other in decades and assumed were dead. I predict in coming episodes we
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As Killing Eve season 2 continues, Villanelle finds herself in a compromising position, and Eve tries to figure out what’s become of her nemesis. If the season 2 premiere didn’t convince you that Killing Eve is even better in its second season as it was in its first, “Nice and Neat” should be all the […] Killing Eve season 2 episode 2 review: The tables turn for Villanelle - Culturess - Culturess
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This idea came up in Austin and was well-received. When journalism discovers a tech issue that appears to be a scandal, I proposed there should be a quickly convened flash conference, hosted by a university journalism department in conjunction with its computer science department. A two-evening bootcamp for journalists in New York, where the tech behind the scandal is examined dispassionately and
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The worst day ever. A day where even Howard Stern went into News mode and stopped all on air humor. … Continue reading →
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The end of Game of Thrones is almost here. But what will happen to our favorite characters? We run down a few predictions for Arya Stark’s final season. It’s the end of an era. The final season of Game of Thrones is here. (Well, almost.) After seven seasons of shocking deaths, complicated twists, dragons and […] Game of Thrones season 8: 5 last-minute Arya Stark predictions - Culturess - Culturess
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The final season of Game of Thrones is almost here, so it’s time for some last minute guesses about how the series will wrap up the story of the Lady of Winterfell, Sansa Stark. The final season of Game of Thrones is almost upon us, and it truly feels like the end of an era. (Seriously, […] Game of Thrones season 8: 5 last-minute Sansa Stark predictions - Culturess - Culturess - Women's Pop
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