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Westworld season finale reaction/discussion thread Westworld season finale reaction/discussion thread

In which we (presumably) reach the Valley Beyond. 

"On my ship, the Rocinante; wheeling through the galaxy" "On my ship, the Rocinante; wheeling through the galaxy"

As part of the effort to save The Expanse from cancellation, a group of fans raised $4000 to send a model of the Rocinante to the edge of space. This comes a few days after fans funded an airplane banner with #SaveTheExpanse to fly over Amazon Studios HQ. There’s an initial video of the launch available on Reddit,…

The Expanse 3x07 - "Delta-V" Reaction/Discussion The Expanse 3x07 - "Delta-V" Reaction/Discussion

Welcome back to The Expanse. Despite some recent rumors, the show hasn’t been saved yet (although Amazon is in negotiations). If you’re the sort who tweets about TV, there’s supposedly a planned tweet storm for #TheExpanse and #SaveTheExpanse starting at 9:00 Eastern.

Westworld 2x05 - "Akane No Mai" Discussion/Reaction Westworld 2x05 - "Akane No Mai" Discussion/Reaction

According to the show’s wiki, the title probably refers to 茜の舞, which translates to “Dance of Akane.” As “akane” means “deep red,” I’m guessing there’s going to be a lot of bloody sword fights in this episode.

The Expanse 3x05 - "Triple Point" Reaction/Discussion The Expanse 3x05 - "Triple Point" Reaction/Discussion

The triple point of a substance is when the solid, liquid, and gaseous phases coexist in thermodynamic equilibrium. Knowing this series, it could also be a geopolitical metaphor.

Westworld 2x03 -"Virtù e Fortuna" Reaction/Discussion Westworld 2x03 -"Virtù e Fortuna" Reaction/Discussion

The title of this episode appears to be a reference to The Prince. From my understanding, Machiavelli claimed claiming power required either inherent ability (virtue) or luck/external intervention (fortune). I guess we’ll be diving more into the Dolores/Maeve dichotomy, then.

The Expanse 3x04 - "Reload" The Expanse 3x04 - "Reload"

Wonder how long it will take these folks to get to Io? From the episode title, it looks like they may want to get a bit more ammo beforehand. Probably not a bad idea.

Westworld 2x02 - "Reunion" Reaction/Discussion Westworld 2x02 - "Reunion" Reaction/Discussion

Welcome back to Westworld. Last week’s episode established some new (and old) character motivations to help guide us in the weeks to come. On the new side:

The Expanse 3x03 - "Assured Destruction" Reaction/Discussion The Expanse 3x03 - "Assured Destruction" Reaction/Discussion

Bobbie, Avasarala, and the crew of the ship formerly known as the Rocinante. What could go wrong?

Westworld 2x01 - "Journey Into Night" Reaction/Discussion Thread Westworld 2x01 - "Journey Into Night" Reaction/Discussion Thread

After leaving us on one hell of a cliffhanger, HBO’s most intricate piece of clockwork returns tonight. Here’s a brief recap of Season 1 if you haven’t seen it in a while.

The Expanse 3x02 - "IFF" Reaction/Discussion The Expanse 3x02 - "IFF" Reaction/Discussion

Now that Holden has remembered that he’s the show’s Designated Boy Scout, the crew of the ship formerly known as the Rocinante are looking look to find a science lab on Io. Hopefully, this will be an easier task than finding an original science article on io9. At the same time, Bobbie and Avasarala are blasting into…

The Expanse 3x01 - "Fight or Flight" (Reaction/Discussion) The Expanse 3x01 - "Fight or Flight" (Reaction/Discussion)

After entirely too long, the best damn space show in TV is back. As always, please don’t bring up book spoilers without ample warning.

How to merge your A.V. Club account without being banished to the greys everywhere else How to merge your A.V. Club account without being banished to the greys everywhere else

If you have an A.V. Club account but haven’t merged it yet, you should be aware that it will send you back to the greys everywhere else (including on ODeck). There’s a way around this, but it wasn’t really explained on their original page. Here’s what I did:

Orphan Black 5x02 - "Clutch of Greed" reaction/discussion Orphan Black 5x02 - "Clutch of Greed" reaction/discussion

When do you think the ~170-year-old guy will show up this season? Beyond that, what are the odds of him actually being that old?

Science March! Science March!

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Is anyone else here attending one of the Marches for Science? See/make any good signs?

The Expanse 2x13 - "Caliban's War" reaction/discussion The Expanse 2x13 - "Caliban's War" reaction/discussion

Once again, The Expanse gives us a season finale named after one of the books. Our main characters are all stuck on various space ships with hostile forces, and the political situation does not appear to be in a particularly great spot. On the plus side, Holden seems to have finally begun the process of rectocranial…

The Expanse 2x12 - "The Monster and the Rocket" reaction/discussion The Expanse 2x12 - "The Monster and the Rocket" reaction/discussion

Tempers fray and alliances shift as we near the penultimate episode of the season.

The Expanse 2x11 - "Here There Be Dragons" The Expanse 2x11 - "Here There Be Dragons"

Welcome back to The Expanse. Last week raised a number of questions and possibilities, all of which paled in comparison to Alex doing zero-g party tricks with a respectable number of beer cans. Please mark book spoilers in the comments.

The Expanse 2x10 - "Cascade" reaction/discussion The Expanse 2x10 - "Cascade" reaction/discussion

Will Holden screw up trying to do the right thing again? That was a rhetorical question. Please mark book spoilers.

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