Last Call: Why would you let an owl be the ring-bearer?

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Last CallLast CallLast Call is The Takeout’s online watering hole where you can chat, share recipes, and use the comment section as an open thread. Here’s what we’ve been reading/watching/listening around the office today.

Documentary Now!

Excellent news today; IFC’s Documentary Now! got renewed for season three! If you are unfamiliar, DN! is Bill Hader and Fred Armisen’s straight-up yet hilarious sendup of various famous documentaries. Who knew there were so many famous documentaries (okay, I didn’t), but you’ve gotta love their approach to the Clinton-era The War Room (“The Bunker”), Robert Evans’ The Kid Stays In the Picture (“Mr. Runner-Up: My Life As An Oscar Bridesmaid”), and my favorite, their version of the famous Eagles documentary, called Gentle And Soft: The Story Of The Blue Jean Committee. You have plenty of time to catch up before season three starts in 2019. [Gwen Ihnat]

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Owl ring bearer goes rogue

A bride and groom enlisted a live owl to be the ring bearer at their wedding. What could you go wrong, you say? [Kate Bernot]


Greta Gerwig dancing

Fell in love with Greta Gerwig in Frances Ha, loved Lady Bird like the rest of the country, but for my money her greatest contribution to American art is her dancing to Arcade Fire’s “Afterlife” with Spike Jonze directing. [Kevin Pang]

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Gwen Ihnat

Gwen Ihnat is the Editorial Coordinator for The A.V. Club.

Kevin Pang

Kevin Pang was the founder and editor-in-chief of The Takeout, and director of the documentary For Grace on Netflix.

Kate Bernot

Kate Bernot is managing editor at The Takeout and a certified beer judge.