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November 27

What's up with the Eleventh Doctor?

I am about halfway into season 5 of "new" Dr. Who (first season with Matt Smith) and I am not liking it so far. Will the things that I don't like about it change? [more inside]
posted by andrewesque at 8:33 PM - 13 answers

VHS to DVD in Bucharest, Romania

This may be a long shot, but can anyone recommend someone who can transfer VHS video to DVD in Bucharest, Romania? [more inside]
posted by oclipa at 11:53 AM - 2 answers

How do I go about finding a good private music composition teacher?

I've been out of college for about 15 years, where I minored in music composition, but I wouldn't say it was a complete education, although I'm pretty good on basic theory, counterpoint, modulating, etc. In the meantime I've done a bit of film and video game music on the side, but I really want to have a rigorous education in modern composition. [more inside]
posted by hanoixan at 7:59 AM - 7 answers

Songs like this

I absolutely love the vibe of the song "I'm Not the Only One" by Sam Smith. Would like more songs like this, please. [more inside]
posted by yawper at 7:17 AM - 4 answers

Love-Hate Letters to a genre / trope /idea?

Can you recommend shows or books that act as great "love-hate" letters deconstructing and showing off the flaws in a particular idea or genre while also being loving examples of the genre? [more inside]
posted by Another Fine Product From The Nonsense Factory at 3:17 AM - 23 answers

November 26

TV, movie, and book suggestions for a Daria fan.

TV, movie, and book suggestions for a Daria fan [more inside]
posted by DeltaForce at 11:29 PM - 18 answers

Using in-ear monitors as the frontman/person for an indie band

I'm the frontman for a band and I recently had a come-to-Jesus moment using in-ear monitors for the first time, as opposed to monitor wedges. But some of the pitfalls scare me and I'm interested in your experiences. [more inside]
posted by Sportswriters at 8:01 PM - 1 answers

Song-filter: 90s-00s high pitched male, break and minimalist ending

What is the song in my head? [more inside]
posted by anaelith at 6:31 PM - 3 answers

In search of a mystery series on DVD...

I am trying to remember the name of a mystery series I ran across recently and my google-fu is failing. All I can remember about it is that it was a mystery series, it was available on DVD in the U.S. (my local library has copies), and there were multiple seasons. Can you help me figure out what it might be? [more inside]
posted by Janta at 5:11 PM - 11 answers

Visually Creative Videos? For a Toddler.

Our almost-three-year-old loves Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" video (AKA "the fruit video"). Any suggestions for fun visually-creative videos? [more inside]
posted by kirkaracha at 3:36 PM - 26 answers

Looking for some doomsday disco

My workout music is centered around Public Image Limited's Metal Box ("Poptones," "Swan Lake," "Memories") and the first four tracks on The Walker Brothers' Nite Flights ("Shutout," "Fat Mama Kick," "Nite Flights," "The Electrician" ) What else am I missing when it comes to intense, propulsive jams?
posted by porn in the woods at 2:11 PM - 2 answers

November 25

Help identify this funk tune

My SO heard this song on a DJ mix years ago and has been trying to find out the title/artist ever since. We’ve Googled the lyrics and tried to identify it using Shazam, but have had no luck. He’s uploaded a clip of it here. Since this was taken from a mix, it might be played back at a different pitch than it was recorded at. Can anyone identify it?
posted by yeahyeahrealcute at 10:40 PM - 3 answers

Need to make a 3d mask of someone specific – fast

I have one week to create a wearable mask for a client. Ideally, it would be something like this but open to other techniques. I have photos and my client has deep pockets.
posted by pmaxwell at 7:17 PM - 5 answers

Is 'Planet Earth' still the ultimate Blu-ray nature program?

My parents have recently joined the Blu-ray generation, looking for something amazing for them to watch. [more inside]
posted by madajb at 4:38 PM - 7 answers

Cool books for a cool kid

My friend's 5 yo daughter and I have become bffs and I want to get her a bunch of cool books. I would really appreciate some awesome book suggestions for a smart perceptive young lady. Thanks!
posted by special-k at 4:20 PM - 17 answers

Help me identify song by lyric.

"Climb the walls like Peter Parker, now." what downtempo, Funky Lowlives-esque song from about 10-15 years ago does that line come from? [more inside]
posted by mreleganza at 3:58 PM - 3 answers

What's that scene where he calls a guy "Slumdog Millionaire"?

Trying to remember this scene: There's some TV show or movie where a white person says, "Hey, you, Slumdog Millionaire!" to address an Indian man whose name he should know but can't remember. Or maybe he's talking to his colleague and says, "Ugh, you know, Slumdog Millionaire in the accounting department." Does anyone remember what this is from?
posted by lizzicide at 2:10 PM - 18 answers

Patreon Best Practices for Writers

I'm wondering if Patreon is suitable for writers. If it is, what are some technical best practices to maximize engagement (and not fail miserably)? Or maybe there is a better platform than Patreon. Either way, besides creating good content in the first place, how can a writer "optimize" Patreon? [more inside]
posted by Nevin at 1:32 PM - 3 answers

Inspirational literature, circa 1998?

I'm looking for a book of non-cheesy inspirational literature from around 1998...details inside. [more inside]
posted by sully75 at 9:26 AM - 3 answers

East of Eden filter: Help me solve a literary medical mystery

One of the characters in East of Eden dies under circumstances that have always baffled me. I turn to the Steinbeck scholars and armchair physicians of Metafilter to help me figure out what happened. (Steinbeck spoilers below). [more inside]
posted by oryelle at 8:29 AM - 5 answers

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