1529 – The Midnight Gospel (TV Series 2020)

spacetime coordinates: Set in a dimension known as “The Chromatic Ribbon”, a spacecaster named Clancy owns an unlicensed multiverse simulator. Through it, he travels through worlds about to have their own apocalypses interviewing some of their residents for his spacecast. The interviews are derived from earlier episodes of Trussell’s podcast The Duncan Trussell Family Hour. Special guests include Phil HendrieStephen RootDrew Pinsky, Trudy Goodman, Jason Louv, Caitlin Doughty, Michael Marcanio, Maria BamfordJoey DiazDavid Nichtern, and Deneen Fendig.

The Midnight Gospel is an American adult animated web television series created by Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward and comedian Duncan Trussell. Released on Netflix on April 20, 2020, it is the first animated production from Ward for Netflix.

Throughout the episodes the series deals with different themes that explored through the interviews. During the first season, the guests interviewed covered topics such as magicmeditationforgivenessspiritualism, funerary rituals, death positivity, drug use, pain, moksha (transcendence) and existentialism. (wiki)

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1516 – Daniel Isn’t Real (2019)

spacetime coordinates: 2010’S  New York City

Daniel Isn’t Real is a 2019 psychological horror film directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer, from a screenplay by Mortimer and Brian DeLeeuw, based upon the novel In This Way I Was Saved by DeLeeuw. It stars Miles RobbinsPatrick SchwarzeneggerSasha LaneMary Stuart MastersonHannah MarksChukwudi Iwuji and Peter McRobbie. (wiki)

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1510 – Fantastic Fungi (2019 documentary)

Fantastic Fungi is a 2019 documentary film directed by Louie Schwartzberg. The film combines time-lapse cinematography, CGI, and interviews in an overview of the biology, environmental roles, and various uses of fungi.

[Reception] Critics praised Schwartzberg‘s time-lapse cinematography. Some critics found the narration unnecessary. (wiki)

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The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World (2018 documentary) 

The Magic of Mushrooms (2014 documentary)

The Triumph of the Fungi: A Rotten History (2006 book by Nicholas P. Money)