Link Tank: How FX’s Archer Finds Itself Again in Season 11

Archer Season 11, fun facts about classic horror movies, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and more in today's Link Tank!

Archer Season 11 Release Date Trailer
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After a three-season long detour, Archer is finally back in the real world and thematically as a show in Season 11.

Archer is back—in both a literal sense, with season 11 currently underway, and in a thematic sense. The main character, whose fanciful coma dreams guided seasons eight through 10, is finally in the real world, still recovering but also being the best, most obnoxious secret agent ever. Like we said: Archer is back.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

In the month of October, check out these fun facts about some of our favorite classic horror movies.

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“It’s October and Halloween is nearly upon us. Which means it’s that time of year when we pull out all of the scary movies in our film collections and pile them up in preparation for a month-long horror movie marathon. Before you grab the popcorn and dim the lights, take some time to bone up on your horror knowledge with these facts about some of your favorite scary movies.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

With Amazon’s The Boys Season 2 having come to an end, let’s talk about the shocking twist in the finale episode.

“Holy crap. That was my stream of thought on a loop throughout last night’s season finale of The Boys, which brought its trademark drama, humor, pathos, and actual head-exploding violence to a fantastic finish. But even after all the main action seemed settled, The Boys had one more twist in store—and it was a hell of a reveal. It’s also an interesting choice for the show, to say the least. Let’s whoosh right in.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

Both Amazon and Best Buy are having their annual sales right now. Here’s how you can take advantage and save big bucks on both events.

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“Amazon’s Prime Day sales event is on now, and competing retailers are ready to do battle. Best Buy, for example, is hosting an early ‘Black Friday’ sale on Oct. 13-14. It’s clearly intended as a response to Prime Day, but Best Buy doesn’t want to call out its biggest rival by name.”

Read more at PCMag.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps‘ blending of art and music elevates the game to another level.

“Developer Moon Studios introduced its whimsical world to gamers back in 2015 with the release of Ori and the Blind Forest and its 2020 sequel, Ori and the Will of the Wisps took every last detail of the first installment and expanded it into an unforgettable open-world platformer.”

Read more at Inverse.

The newest trailer of Netflix’s The Crown Season 4 gives us our first look at Princess Diana.

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“Netflix’s decadent royal drama The Crown continues its march across history. After Season 3 added Olivia Coleman to the cast, taking over the role of Queen Elizabeth II from Claire Foy, the Oscar-winner will be joined by Gillian Anderson in the pivotal role of Margaret Thatcher for Season 4. And, yes, this season will also introduce Princess Diana to the mix.”

Read more at Thrillist.