We all deserve to zone out sometimes. Take a break, lounge on the sofa, blink, and realize that two hours have passed. If you are on the hunt for a little self-care time, or even just a good distraction, here are some of our team’s favorite movies, TV shows, podcast, and books of the moment.
The lives of four doctors as they navigate the highs and lows of working at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
This series tells the story of hedge fund manager as he accumulates wealth and power in the world of high finance. His aggressive tactics to secure high returns frequently cross over into the illegal, putting him in the crosshairs of a U.S. Attorney who is attempting to prosecute him.
Down to Earth with Zac Effron
Actor Zac Efron travels around the world with a wellness expert to find healthy, sustainable ways to live.
A matchmaker guides clients in the United States and India in the arranged marriage process, offering an inside look at the custom in today’s world.
The latest take on Jane Austen’s classic novel of the same name about a young woman who occupies herself with matchmaking and meddling in the lives of her friends and family.
Stuck in a time loop, two wedding guests develop a budding romance while living the same day over and over again.
The High Note
An overworked personal assistant to a music superstar dreams of becoming a music producer and hatches a plan that could change both and her employer’s lives forever.
Comedian Dax Shepard co-host Monica Padman interview celebrities, journalists, and academics about “the messiness of being human”.
Where Should We Begin with Esther Perel
Step into iconic couples therapist Esther Perel’s office and listen as real couples anonymously bare the raw, intimate, and profound details of their story.
My Favorite Murder
Lifelong fans of true crime stories Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear hometown crime stories from friends and fans.
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
A desperate family seeks a new beginning in the near-isolated wilderness of Alaska only to find that their unpredictable environment is less threatening than the erratic behavior found in human nature.
The Overstory by Richard Powers
A novel about nine Americans whose unique life experiences with trees bring them together to address the destruction of forests.
The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya
A powerful memoir of a woman who fled genocide in her native Rwanda when she was 6 years old and re-built a new and disorienting life in the United States while dealing with the aftershocks of war.
We are always on the hunt for new favorites and would love to hear from you! Share what you are currently watching, reading, and generally obsessing over in the comments below.