What are you watching at the moment? (possible spoilers)

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reggie1979
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Post 21 Jun 2019

My problem with shows like that are that they are based on the premise that the "protagonist" is a bad guy. I can't get on with it. Same as "breaking bad" or "the wire" where bad people are somehow the "good guys"..........nope, can't do it, wouldn't be prudent, not at "this juncture" ...............

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Post 21 Jun 2019

reggie1979 wrote:
21 Jun 2019
My problem with shows like that are that they are based on the premise that the "protagonist" is a bad guy. I can't get on with it. Same as "breaking bad" or "the wire" where bad people are somehow the "good guys"..........nope, can't do it, wouldn't be prudent, not at "this juncture" ...............
When Tony Soprano killed his own nephew after the SUV accident, he looked like an evil person, and it is easier to disconnect. Then when Soprano's therapist realizes she was playing a game with a sociopath, instead of actually treating him, there is a big disconnection. I personally got tired of the bullshit therapy sessions long before that revelation and it almost made me stop watching the show. Thank goodness for dark humor though and I think it helps balance things out.
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Post 21 Jun 2019

reggie1979 wrote:
21 Jun 2019
My problem with shows like that are that they are based on the premise that the "protagonist" is a bad guy. I can't get on with it. Same as "breaking bad" or "the wire" where bad people are somehow the "good guys"..........nope, can't do it, wouldn't be prudent, not at "this juncture" ...............
The wire? I don't think in the wire bad guys are supposed to be good guys at all. The other two maybe have some more of that, but anyways I think there are rarely absolute values when talking about bad or good guys, most people aren't absolutely good or bad and there are reasons for each type of behavior, as far as we aren't talking about psychopaths that are just born mental ill. But I get your point, making bad behavior look good shouldn't be an option.

Anyways, in my opinion "the wire" doesn't fit that description, it is actually a very good series and it criticizes bad behavior at different scales

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Post 23 Jun 2019


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reasonsuser88
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Post 24 Jun 2019

This one is for people who don't like dark protagonists. Just kidding. If you're not familiar with this channel, let me just tell you this is something special here, and it caught me off guard.

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Post 26 Jun 2019

4filegate wrote:
11 Jun 2019
That LMNC guy dresses like he's son of Bananarama. I keep looking at him and thinking he's in for a cruel, cruel summer eventually. (Plus his synths are so panel space wasting it's hard to watch.)
If you ain't hip to the rare Housequake, shut up already.

Damn.

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Post 26 Jun 2019

bxbrkrz wrote:
23 Jun 2019
"Red Rover, Red Rover, Bob Lazar's Coming Over."

If you ain't hip to the rare Housequake, shut up already.

Damn.

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Post 26 Jun 2019

Catblack wrote:
26 Jun 2019
bxbrkrz wrote:
23 Jun 2019
"Red Rover, Red Rover, Bob Lazar's Coming Over."

3,818,893 views 90K :thumbs_up: 4.2K :thumbs_down:
There is something I've clearly noticed with Bob. His whole life is not about the Aliens from outer space, but exclusively about 'their' technology, and how to use it. He cares very little about the "are we alone in the cosmos?" answer. He cares, but it is not a priority for him, not from the viewpoint of engineers like him (which would make sense).

Joe is more about transcending our paradigms of realities, more about the (potential) connection between all of us, here on Earth and maybe across the universe.

After watching this video we are not ready for that tech. Far from it.
I guess I am rooting for the M.I.B. team? ;)

Time for all of us to go back to .sleep.

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reggie1979
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Post 26 Jun 2019

There are no aliens. It's a weather balloon.

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Post 26 Jun 2019

"Angel" reunion stuff. What a great show that was, too bad it's not on "prime" right now.

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Post 27 Jun 2019

Bloma wrote:
23 May 2019
Just watched Fargo season 3, and re-watching season 1, up to the last episode. Season 3 was incredible, but season 1 is really special.
I’ve been meaning to check out this show and haven’t yet, I really need to.

Right now I’m about six to seven episodes into The Handmaid’s Tale. Part of me wants to continue and the other part of me does not. Anybody further along then I am and still like it?

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Post 28 Jun 2019

I'm looking forward to a new season of Peaky Blinders which i hear is comming out soon . Its fantastic television.

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Post 01 Jul 2019

Maybe I put this on the wrong thread, but "The Rook" is worth a shot.

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Post 01 Jul 2019

If you ain't hip to the rare Housequake, shut up already.

Damn.

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Post 03 Jul 2019


reggie1979
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Post 04 Jul 2019

I just can't get enough "Love it or list it"

Love many (but not all) HGTV slop.

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Post 04 Jul 2019

NYC July 4 fireworks display, 9:20 tonight. Just sorry I can't be in Washington DC for our first Red Square style military parade.
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reggie1979
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Post 04 Jul 2019

Something about Bob Lazar on Netflix. Other than the narrator and the sound effects it's really quite interesting. Don't buy into "Ancient Aliens" or any of that nonsense, but Bob Lazar might be the most interesting UFO link we have.

reggie1979
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Post 06 Jul 2019

These "Atomic Age Declassified's" are just amazing. HIGHLY recommended.

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Post 07 Jul 2019

"Behind the moon landings" and it's ..... well, um. Hmm. Not a conspiracy theory guy. That guy gets his butt kicked every episode though :lol:

Also tried "The first purge" and it's shit. W/O breaking the rules let's just say it's pretty one sided.

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Post 07 Jul 2019


reggie1979
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Post 07 Jul 2019

Clever and true. BBQ'ing while at a PETA march is always tasty.

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Post 07 Jul 2019

Did I mention I finished "Unidentified: Inside America's UFO Investigation"

It started out kinda meh (which I mentioned) but eventually got pretty interesting. Much better than the usual tripe.

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Post 08 Jul 2019

"The Rook" part 2. Meh. It's an interesting concept but they already seem like they are running out of ideas.

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Post 09 Jul 2019

A bunch of "STV" and it's amazing how much better TV used to be.

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