Music Video Of The Day: Unglued by Big Data (2019, dir by Maggie Levin)

Today’s music video of the day is the latest from Big Data!

With each passing day, Big Data’s style of paranoid artistry becomes more and more relevant.  I mean, just consider what happened this week.  Thousands of people used a Russian-made app to see what they would look like once they were elderly and, in the process, they gave tons of information to …. well, the Russians!

I mean, it’s amazing,  You go on twitter right now and everyone’s like, “OMG, I HATE RUSSIAN BOTS!  Oh, hey, a new app!  Let’s send the Russians all my info!”

Big Data is all about how we’re living now.


Music Video of the Day: Miracle Pill by Goo Goo Dolls (2019, dir by Ed Gregory and Dan Cooper)

I’m a bit torn on this one.

On the one hand, I like the song and I certainly understand the need to add some color to an otherwise bland room.

On the other hand, I feel bad for whoever is going to have to clean up after these guys.


What If Lisa Had All The Power: 2019 Emmy Nominations Edition

In a few hours, the 2019 Emmy nominations will be announced!

Since I love awards and I love making lists, it’s an annual tradition that I list who and what would be nominated if I had all the power.  Keep in mind that what you’re seeing below are not necessarily my predictions of what or who will actually be nominated.  Many of the shows listed below will probably be ignored tomorrow morning.  Instead, this is a list of the nominees and winners if I was the one who was solely responsible for picking them.

Because I got off to a late start this year, I’m only listing the major categories below.  I may go back and do a full, 100-category list sometime tomorrow.  Who knows?  I do love making lists.

Anyway, here’s what would be nominated and what would win if I had all the power!  (Winners are listed in bold.)

(Want to see who and what was nominated for Emmy consideration this year?  Click here!)

(Want to see my picks for last year?  Click here!)

(Want to see my picks for 2012?  I know, that’s kinda random.  Anyway, click here!)


Outstanding Comedy Series


Brooklyn Nine-Nine


It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

One Day At A Time



Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul



Game of Thrones

The Magicians

My Brilliant Friend



Outstanding Limited Series



The Haunting of Hill House

I Am The Night


Sharp Objects

True Detective

A Very English Scandal

Outstanding Television Movie

The Bad Seed

Bandersnatch (Black Mirror)



King Lear

Native Son

No One Would Tell



Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Iain Armitage in Young Sheldon

Ted Danson in The Good Place

Bill Hader in Barry

Pete Holmes in Crashing

Glenn Howerton in A.P. Bio

Andy Samberg in Brooklyn Nine Nine

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Penn Badgley in You

Jason Bateman in Ozark

James Franco in The Deuce

John Krasinski in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

Bob Odenkirk in Better Call Saul

Dominic West in The Affair

Outstanding Lead Actor In a Limited Series

Hugh Grant in A Very English Scandal

Jared Harris in Chernobyl

Jonah Hill in Maniac

Chris Pine in I Am The Night

Sam Rockwell in Fosse/Verdon

Henry Thomas in The Haunting of Hill House

Outstanding Lead Actor In An Original Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch in Brexit

Anthony Hopkins in King Lear

Rob Lowe in The Bad Seed

Ian McShane in Deadwood

Timothy Olyphant in Deadwood

Jeffrey Wright in O.G.

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Melissa Barrera in Vida

Kristen Bell in The Good Place

Alison Brie in GLOW

Rachel Brosnahan in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep

Zoe Perry in Young Sheldon

Outstanding Lead Actress in A Drama Series

Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones

Gaia Girace in My Brilliant Friend

Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Deuce

Laura Linney in Ozark

Margherita Mazzucco in My Brilliant Friend

Anna Paquin in Flack

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series

Amy Adams in Sharp Objects

India Eisley in I Am The Night

Carla Gugino in The Haunting of Hill House

Charlotte Hope in The Spanish Princess

Emma Stone in Maniac

Michelle Williams in Fosse/Verdon

Outstanding Lead Actress in an Original Movie

Shannen Doherty in No One Would Tell

Chelsea Frei in Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter

McKenna Grace in The Bad Seed

Paula Malcolmson in Deadwood

Molly Parker in Deadwood

Christina Ricci in Escaping The Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Fred Armisen in Documentary Now!

Andre Braugher in Brooklyn Nine Nine

Anthony Carrigan in Barry

Tony Hale in Veep

Sam Richardson in Veep

Stephen Root in Barry

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Jonathan Banks in Better Call Saul

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage in Game of Thrones

Giancarlo Esposito in Better Call Saul

Peter Mullan in Ozark

Luca Padovan in You

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series

Stephen Dorff in True Detective

Timothy Hutton in The Haunting of Hill House

Chris Messina in Sharp Objects

Stellan Skarsgard in Chernobyl

Justin Thereoux in Maniac

Ben Whishaw in A Very English Scandal

Outstanding Supporting Actor In An Original Movie

Jim Broadbent in King Lear

Bill Camp in Native Son

Theothus Carter in O.G.

Rory Kinnear in Brexit

Gerald McRaney in Deadwood

Will Poulter in Bandersnatch (Black Mirror)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in A Comedy Series

Caroline Aaron in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Alex Borstein in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Anna Chlumsky in Veep

Sarah Goldberg in Barry

Rita Moreno in One Day At A Time

Sarah Sutherland in Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Summer Bishil in The Magicians

Elisa Del Genio in My Brilliant Friend

Julia Garner in Ozark

Lena Headey in Game of Thrones

Elizabeth Lail in You

Shay Mitchell in You

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series

Jessie Buckley in Chernobyl

Patricia Clarkson in Sharp Objects

Sally Field in Maniac

Patricia Hodge in A Very English Scandal

Connie Nielsen in I Am The Night

Emily Watson in Chernobyl

Outstanding Supporting Actress In An Original Movie

Kim Dickens in Deadwood

Florence Pugh in King Lear

Margaret Qualley in Favorite Son

Emma Thompson in King Lear

Emily Watson in King Lear

Robin Weigert in Deadwood


Music Video Of The Day: Don’t Look Back by She & Him (2011, dir by Jeremy Konner)

Welcome to the future!

Or, at the very least, welcome to the future as seen by the past!

Needless to say, I like the retro feel of this video.  I’ve seen enough old short films about what life was going to be like in the 1970s and the 1980s that I immediately “got” this video.  One thing that I’ve noticed about people trying to predict the future is that the future usually looks just like the present, just with more screens and neon and maybe a flying car or two.

This is an enjoyably quirky video from an enjoyably quirky duo.


Lisa’s Week In Review: 7/8/19 — 7/14/19

Rip Torn in Maidstone

Rest in peace, Rip Torn.

Here’s what I watched, read, and listened to this week:

Films I Watched:

  1. Dark Victory (1939)
  2. Forbidden Planet (1956)
  3. Frogs (1972)
  4. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  5. It Came From Outer Space (1953)
  6. Maidstone (1970)
  7. Payday (1972)
  8. Stalked By My Doctor: A Sleepwalker’s Nightmare (2019)
  9. Terrifier (2016)
  10. The Thing From Another World (1951)
  11. The War of the Worlds (1953)
  12. The Wrong Boy Next Door (2019)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. The Bachelorette
  2. Bar Rescue
  3. Big Brother 21
  4. Big Little Lies
  5. Dance Moms
  6. Euphoria
  7. Face The Truth
  8. Fear the Walking Dead
  9. Friday the 13th: The Shocking Truth
  10. Friends
  11. Grand Hotel
  12. Hotel Impossible
  13. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
  14. The Killer Beside Me
  15. King of the Hill
  16. The Last Days of JFK Jr.
  17. Legion
  18. Love Island
  19. Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD
  20. Saved By The Bell
  21. So You Think You Can Dance
  22. Stranger Things
  23. Sweetbitter
  24. Your Worst Nightmare

Books I Read:

  1. One Night at the Lake (2019) by Bethany Chase

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Above & Beyond
  2. Avril Lavigne
  3. Bat For Lashes
  4. Big Data
  5. Blanck Mass
  6. Bob Dylan
  7. Britney Spears
  8. Cat Pierce
  9. The Chemical Brothers
  10. Coldplay
  11. Daft Punk
  12. David Bowie
  13. Deadmau5
  14. Dillon Francis
  15. Ghastly
  16. Gwen Stefani
  17. Haim
  18. Hardwell
  19. Icona Pop
  20. Jakalope
  21. Jake Bugg
  22. Jake Epstein
  23. Joywave
  24. Katy Perry
  25. Madness
  26. Meg Myers
  27. Michael Fredo
  28. Moby
  29. Panic! at the Disco
  30. Phantogram
  31. P!nk
  32. PVRIS
  33. The Regrettes
  34. Robyn
  35. Saint Motel
  36. She & Him
  37. Skrillex
  38. Sleigh Bells
  39. Steve Aoki
  40. Taylor Swift
  41. The Ting Tings

Links From Last Week:

  1. Ryan the Trashfilm Guru has a patreon and you should consider supporting it!
  2. Patrick’s now a happy cat owner!
  3. On her photography site, Erin shared Rest Stop, Clouds in Black-and-White, Cabin Table, Moon, Red, The Park In Black and White, and Ducks!
  4. On Pop Politics, Jeff wrote about Eric Swalwell, Ross Perot, The Larry Sanders Show, Ball Four, Jeffrey Epstein, The Avengers on David Letterman, and Michael Bennet!
  5. On my music site, I shared music from Robyn, The Chemical Brothers, Cat Pierce, Hardwell, Dillon Francis, The Regrettes, and Sleigh Bells!
  6. I reviewed Big Brother for the Big Brother Blog!
  7. RIP Rip Torn, a genuine character, a great Southern character actor–1931-2019
  8. Bond 25 ‘will see actress Lashana Lynch take over from Daniel Craig to become first female 007’
  9. Top 10 Underrated Performances from 1999
  10. “The Commitments”! Terrific Movie Musical Is My “Cult Movie Monday!” Glen Hansard’s Rise To Oscar Gold!
  11. Kickin’ The Willy Bobo With…TIMOTHY MAYER
  12. Kickin’ The Willy Bobo With…BEX AARON
  13. Grimace …. 33 Words

Links From The Site:

  1. Case finished reviewing Stranger Things season 3: here, here, and here!
  2. Erin shared Hill Billy In High Heels, The Avenue of the Pimps, Atlantic Avenue, Fog of Doubt, This is My Night, The Singing Lariat, and The Barbarians!
  3. Gary reviewed Machete Maidens Unleashed and The Cincinnati Kid!
  4. Jeff shared music videos from Madness, The Cutting Crew, Phil Collins, Milli Vanilli, and the Clash!  He also took a look at the time The Avengers appeared on David Letterman!
  5. I shared music videos from Joywave and Moby.  I also reviewed Payday, The Wrong Boy Next Door, Trapped Model, and Stalked By My Doctor 4.
  6. Ryan reviewed Expelling My Truth and the Adventures of Moonpie, along with sharing his weekly reading round-up!

Want to see how I did last week? Click here!