Friday Jambalaya: An Animated Short, Norma Desmond and a Dinosaur Brain!

AND PLANET EARTH II! We're really, super, ridiculously excited about Planet Earth II.

Another week gone and we are nearing the end of October! This past week Clarice binged the latest season of Black Mirror and wrote about some of her thoughts, feels and how she ranks all of the episodes. And Hanna posted out latest Idol of Geekdom, none other than Inigo Montoya of The Princess Bride.

  1. Let’s kick things off with something gorgeous, shall we? Here’s the trailer for Planet Earth II, which is coming to BBC America in January!
  2. The first fossilized dinosaur brain has been discovered in England.
  3. Bryan Fuller is stepping down as the showrunner for Star Trek: Discovery.
  4. In other Star Trek news: A corn maze celebrates the franchise’s 50th anniversary.
  5. The trailer for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life debuted this week.
  6. An awesome science fiction anthology has five days left on its Kickstarter!
  7. The Han Solo movie casts its young Lando!
  8. Every single episode of Jessica Jones season two will be directed by women.
  9. Glenn Close is returning to the role of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard on Broadway!
  10. And to finish, something equally gorgeous to our first link: An animated short about snakes and vengeance.