A Sea of Troubles (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

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Mr. Meggs has decided to end it all, and to give his friends their inheritance while he is still around to enjoy their reactions, starting with his secretary.

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Author: W. Blaine Dowler

Bureau’s Breakroom’s Television Table – Week beginning 2021 April 25

I have Declined Counting of the Arrowverse shows, since there is such a small number of them this week, with Supergirl going to Prom and Black Lightning embezzling from his.  The Midwives are also back, fifty years ago, and if you wanted to travel even further back into alternate histories, The Nevers are trying to expand their Orphanage through the use of one of the Touched’s talents.  If you just want to pretend to be in the past, The Blacklist needs historic codebreaking, so we get an enigma machine involved.  The Hadmaiden’s tale returns for season four to bring some historic(-ish) politics into our week, and The Good Doctor moves from health related hot topics to current politics as it treats two gunshot victims.

[All synopses (and titles) from Trakt.tv below the cut, except when there really aren’t any. (If a show’s synopsis is a spoiler to you, do not click Continue reading →)]

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Penguicon– online!

Missing SF conventions? Michigan’s Penguicon, a meeting of SF/Fantasy Fandom, Techies, Open Source Coders, Hackers, and general nerds-at-large goes online this year, with a cost of only $10:00. It actually opened yesterday, but it really doesn’t take off until tonight, and there’s still a lot of virtual space available.

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