What I'm Watching

This is a thread to share all the good things you're watching at the moment, or have recently watched. Serialized shows on broadcast or streaming; films; digital shorts; stand-up; documentaries; performances — whatever! Tell us what you're watching and enjoying these days.

As I mentioned on Tuesday, I just watched Amy Poehler's film Wine Country on Netflix and saw John Wick 3 in the theater, both of which I heartily recommend, if you're into Funny Lady Friendship films and Dudes Murdering Each Other films, respectively.

("Halle Berry also murders people very proficiently in the latter. FEMINISM." — Butch Pornstache.)

I'm also currently rewatching the Netflix series Love, which I don't believe I've ever mentioned except in passing before. (How is that even possible when I love it so much?!)

image of Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust looking at each other from a scene in 'Love'
Mickey and Gus.

Love stars Gillian Jacobs, whom you may know from Community or Ibiza (which I also love) or as the scene-stealing Coma Girl in Life of the Party (ALSO love), and Paul Rust, whom you may know from Comedy Bang! Bang! or Fun Mom Dinner (and who is one of my favorite tweeters), as two people who meet and then things resembling love start to happen, and that is all I'm going to tell you about the plot of the show!

I will also tell you a few other things that I like about it, however: The excellent supporting cast, including and especially Claudia O'Doherty as Mickey's roommate Bertie and Iris Apatow as Gus' onset pupil Arya; Gus' jam sessions with friends who write theme songs for movies that don't have theme songs; the things the show has to say about love, friendship, sex, addiction, recovery, work, parenting, not parenting, and growing up; Gillian Jacobs' grin; Paul Rust's grin; the acting; the writing; and lots of other stuff.

Of course it was abruptly canceled after three seasons, because Netflix endeavors to ruin everything I love (RIP One Day at a Time, sob), but the end is satisfying.

Standard disclaimer: It's not a perfect show blah blah fart, but it is a very good one.

Anyway! What are you watching these days?

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