Who doesn't love a good series about extraterrestrial life? Project Blue Book is a History Channel series that dives into the US Air Force-led investigations into the numerous reports of UFOs during the 50's & 60's. Dr. J Allen Hynek and Air Force Capt. Michael Quinn headed up this special investigation that was named "Project Blue Book." The two use science to explain some phenomena; however, some sightings & cases cannot be explained.
Posted 6 days ago
Do you have favorite movies that you can watch again and again without getting sick of them? The hosts of The Rewatchables totally get that. This podcast from The Ringer Podcast Network is hosted by Bill Simmons with a roundtable of The Ringer staff members. Each episode centers on a movie Bill or one of the cast members cannot seem to stop rewatching. If you're into movies and hilariously real discussions, The Rewatchables will be right up your alley.
Posted 7 days ago
The latest installment in the Narcos series follows the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel in Mexico in the 1980s. This true story of how the Guadalajara Cartel grew to be one of the most powerful in Mexico is full of action and will keep you hooked. An American DEA agent finds himself being transferred to Guadalajara in order to further his career, and starts to understand just how dangerous it is to target and go up against this powerful Mexican cartel.
Posted 21 days ago
Sex Education is a Netflix series that has been extremely well received. This show centers around Otis, an awkward high school student whose mom is a sex therapist. Otis doesn't have much sexual experience, but has a live-in sex education expert -- his mother. When his fellow classmates find out how much he knows about sex and what his mother's career is, Otis turns to a bad-ass classmate named Maeve to get an underground sex education club started and elevates his status at school. If you're looking for a good weekend binge, this is it!
Posted 26 days ago
"When Breath Becomes Air" is an autobiography written by neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi who is battling stage 4 lung cancer. Paul was a young doctor treating those who were dying when he got the news he himself was dying. He then turned his focus to figuring out what actually makes life worth living, and what one's focus should be to life a fulfilled life when they know they won't be reaching their future goals. This insightful, moving & beautiful memoir is a must read!
Posted 28 days ago
Are you ready to tidy up your life? You may have heard of Marie Kondo before -- she's a master of organization and a guru of neatening up your life; and Netflix has brought her novel & philosophy to life with this fascinating series. Each episode tackles a home makeover that's inspiring and will make you want to dive right into getting your life in order. Learn the art of tidying up, clearing out old, useless clutter and bringing joy back into your life by streaming "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo."
Posted 36 days ago
Start your 2019 off right with some self-care! The book "Unfu*k Yourself" by Gary John Bishop is a great read to help you to move past your self-imposed limitations and empower yourself. If you're ready to improve your life, motivate yourself and leave your anxieties behind, we 100% recommending picking up this book.
Posted 40 days ago
A series set in the 1700s with Jason Momoa as the main character? Sign us up! Frontier is a series about the bloodshed, violence and power the fur trade held in 18th century Canada. Declan Harp is an outlaw trapper who is trying to break up the monopoly the Hudson Bay Company currently holds over the fur trade. Watch as negotiations turn into violence and the outlaws battle to try and take over a portion of the massive fur trade market. Season 3 just premiered in November!
Posted 43 days ago
"Sisters First" by former first daughters Barbara Bush & Jenna Bush Hager is a great autobiography about two sisters growing up in the political spotlight. The sisters recount their time growing up -- from the lands of Texas to the halls of the White House and thereafter. Being born into a political dynasty isn't easy, seeing your grandparents and parents be elected President & First Lady. But despite what was seen in the tabloids as they grew up, these sisters experienced a different, more personal and intimate experience. Pick up this book if you're looking for a fun read about loving sisters that just happen to be famous!
Posted 47 days ago
Although Parenthood is no longer on the air, this show was the best of the best in the family comedy/drama realm. Parenthood centers around the lovable & loud Braverman family and their lives together. This family is super close and help each other navigate the best and worst of obstacles that arise. This show manages to make normal & real life events feel like so much more. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to be an honorary Braverman family member. Don't sleep on Parenthood!
Posted 56 days ago
Serial first burst onto the podcast scene in 2015 with its first season diving right into the Adnan Syed case. Serial was wildly successful right off the bat and was many people's first foray into podcasts. Season 3 was released earlier this year; and although this season is different from the previous installments, it is insanely eye-opening. Instead of just focusing on one major case, Serial spent a full year observing and studying the happenings in the criminal justice system in Cleveland, Ohio. Sarah Koenig and Emmanuel Dzotsi follow some of the most ordinary, mundane, middle-of-the-road cases that make their way through the Cleveland court system, and what they witness is quite disturbing. If Season 3 of Serial doesn't make you realize that the US criminal justice system is unfair and in serious need of reform, we don't know what will.
Posted 62 days ago
This latest culinary series from Netflix is hosted by Samin Nosrat, the chef and writer who created the book it's based on. Nosrat travels the world experiencing food and exploring the four main elements of the culinary experience: salt, fat, acid and heat. Follow Nosrat as she visits exotic corners of the world, explores culinary culture, chefs up her own creations and offers up her best cooking tips. Salt Fat Acid Heat will take you on an extraordinary, worldly culinary journey!
Posted 64 days ago
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green has taken readers by storm! This mystery fiction novel follows the story of April May, a 20-something art school student who discovers a giant sculpture while roaming around NYC at 3 AM. April enlists her friend Andy to make a video of them with the sculpture they call "Carl." Andy uploads their video with Carl to YouTube, and it goes viral; making April an overnight viral sensation. The duo quickly finds out that there are other Carls that just appeared in cities around the world, and April gains international stardom for discovering the first one. April embarks on a journey to find out the who, what, where, when, why & how about the Carls, all while under the intense scrutiny that being thrust into fame brings. This story is addicting, relevant and will have you flying through the pages!
Posted 69 days ago
We at Reklist are huge Grace & Frankie fans! BFFs Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin star in this downright hilarious and eventually heartwarming comedy about marriage, love & friendship. Grace & Frankie's lives are turned upside down when they find out their husbands have been together for over 20 years behind their backs and leave them for each other. Straight-laced Grace & eccentric Frankie end up becoming unlikely best friends who move in together after their respective splits. This series is hilarious, real and will make you want to binge all 4 seasons in one sitting. And it would be a shame not to mention the incredible ensemble of supporting cast & characters. Season 5 is out Jan. 18th, so the time to catch up on Grace & Frankie is now!
Posted 70 days ago
Everyone should be listening to the podcast Death, Sex & Money. There are some topics that everyone experiences that don't often get discussed, just because they're not "polite." Well, Anna Sale doesn't care, and she busts open the conversation about things that should be talked about more. Each episode of this podcast is a deep dive into a topic that deserves discourse. The team's ability to bring out the human side of big questions & tough topics makes this Podcast unique & captivating. From sex workers to student loans, DSM covers it all.
Posted 72 days ago
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland recently premiered on HBO. Sandra Bland was an energetic, successful & happy young activist living her best life. That is, until she was stopped by police for a traffic stop, ended up in jail and died under mysterious circumstances 3 days later. Tune into this documentary to learn more about how Sandra was working to inspire social and political change, what happened when she was stopped by police and how they're still trying to figure out why she ended up dead after a traffic stop. There's more to her story. #SayHerName
Posted 75 days ago
Raise your hand if you're an Armcherry! Armchair Expert is a Podcast hosted by the one & only Dax Shepard and boy-loving Monica Padman. Dax & Monica interview celebrities, experts, writers & more. However, this isn't just any old interview Podcast. Every episode provides enlightening life lessons, reflective insights and lots of laughs. If you're into well rounded conversations with high quality individuals, we guarantee you'll love this one!
Posted 77 days ago
Red Oaks is a coming-of-age comedy set in the 80s. David is heading to college in the fall, but is unsure of what he wants to major in. He ends up taking a summer job at a country club to have fun and make money before the school year begins. David ends up working among quite the crew of characters; however, the focus of his attention is on Skye, his crush whose father is the most rude & stuck up member of the country club. This bingeworthy series is seriously underrated and worth the watch. Red Oaks is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video.
Posted 79 days ago
One of our favorite qweens, Abbi Jacobson of Broad City, just released a book of essays, drawings, thoughts and more that are near and dear to her heart. Jacobson decides to take a cross country trip by herself, taking a step back from her busy life and exploring places along the way. Jacobson uses the time to reflect on her life, make observations, and come to revelations as she tries to figure out who she really is. This poignant collection of thoughts is presented in true Abbi fashion -- witty, funny & inspiring. Pick up this book if you're looking for a good read!
Posted 80 days ago
Green Book should have you heading to your local movie theater immediately! Tony Lip, a bouncer & Dr. Don Shirley, a famous pianist, take off on a tour of the Deep South during the era of segregation. Lip is hired to protect Shirley while he's on tour, but they develop an even deeper bond as they spend time ample together and tackle serious race issues during the tour. The bond that forms will bring a smile (& maybe a few tears) to your face.
Posted 83 days ago
I'm Sorry' is truly hysterical & entertaining, and definitely worth your time. This sitcom follows the life of Andrea, a comedy writer who seems confident and put together, but whose true colors shine through in certain situations. Enjoy some hearty laughs by following Andrea, her conservative husband Mike and their eager daughter Amelia as they navigate life and bring comedy to every situation they're in.
Posted 83 days ago
Whether you're into poetry or it isn't your thing, we think you'll love this book regardless. 'The Dark Between Stars' is the follow up to Atticus Poetry's international bestseller 'Love Her Wild.' This compilation of romantic, uplifting & heartfelt poems also has a darker side, as the author grapples with finding purpose and longing for the past. Let yourself fall into 'The Dark Between Stars' to enjoy a love filled journey and making the most of the life you're living.
Posted 84 days ago
Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant deliver stellar, moving & dramatic performances in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'. McCarthy portrays celebrity biographer Lee Israel who worked with all the big Old Hollywood names, until she lost touch of the market, encountered writer's block & can't pay her bills. With her biography career down the tubes, Israel turns to deception, forgery and her friend Jack to keep making money and scamming the system. 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' is playing in theaters now.
Posted 85 days ago
Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win is a peek into what happens when a woman is in the public eye & wants to have it all -- and is also an extremely relevant read in today's political climate. Charlotte Walsh is a confident, powerful woman running for Congress in a race where party power hangs in the balance. Walsh leaves her esteemed job in the tech world to pursue politics in Pennsylvania, and gets dragged into a seriously dirty political battle. Follow Walsh's journey as she ambitiously fights to win her Senate race while deciding whether a secret the opposition has will make her give it all up. This novel has politics, power, sex, marriage, scandal, class issues & more, and will keep you turning the page all the way through.
Posted 91 days ago
Toni Collette is back on the small screen with the Netflix series Wanderlust. Every family is complicated, and this series takes a deep examination into this specific family and how their relationships work & are maintained. This show also dives into the topic of marriage, specifically if a monogamous marriage can ever truly work the way it's supposed to. The events of this show play out after this family is affected by a cycling accident and the main couple's marriage heads into a downward spiral. You can stream Wanderlust on Netflix now!
Posted 93 days ago
If you're a fan of the Coen Brothers, Old Western movies or just good movies in general, you'll be pumped about this new release. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs stars Tim Nelson, James Franco & Liam Neeson and is a new but old western about six different people living in the post-civil war era and how their stories intertwine. This movie will have you laughing and cringing all at the same time. This film hits Netflix today, making it the perfect movie to stay in & watch this weekend!
Posted 96 days ago
If you were a fan of 'Big Little Lies,' you're going to love Liane Moriarty's follow up 'Nine Perfect Strangers' that just hit shelves this month. This novel is about nine strangers who all attend a remote health resort for different reasons. This health resort, The Tranquilium House, is a place where people have gathered to mend physical ailments, broken hearts, messy lives and more. However, Frances (the protagonist) takes a special interest in the owner of this resort, and has to figure out if this place can actually help mend herself and others, or if they need to get out while they can. This one is a page turner and will make you keep reading!
Posted 96 days ago
Have you ever wondered what the world would be like if the Allied Powers hadn't been triumphant in World War II? The Man in the High Castle gives us a glimpse into how things would be if Japan and Germany ruled the United States. The dystopian scenario has the US split up into 3 parts: one Japanese part, one Nazi part and one buffer part in the middle of the two. Although they are oppressed, people of the nation get a glimpse of a different world and strive to achieve freedom from these reigns.
Posted 97 days ago
Every battle. Every betrayal. Every risk. Every fight. Every sacrifice. Every death. All #ForTheThrone.
Posted 99 days ago
Sometimes you just need to enjoy a feel-good indie movie, and Hearts Beat Loud will do the trick! Nick Offerman stars as Frank Fisher, a single dad who owns a record store and is sending his daughter off to college. Since Frank and his daughter Sam are very connected through music, Frank pitches that they become a father-daughter act -- writing songs and performing together. After one of their songs takes off, the two hit the road and enjoy a journey filled with music, bonding, and father-daughter love.
Posted 102 days ago
Ready to get wrapped up in a book? The Last Mrs. Parrish is a thrilling page turner that will keep you hooked until the end! Amber Patterson is an average woman living an average life, but she wants more and is determined to get it by any means. Amber is extremely jealous of a perfect couple living in her town, Daphne & Jackson Parrish, and cozies up to them to try to get in on their perfect life of luxury with not-so-great intentions. Amber succeeds and works her way into the fold until she's basically a part of the family, but one dark secret could foil her grand plan. This novel will keep you guessing!
Posted 103 days ago
Julia Roberts makes her first major foray into television with Homecoming. Roberts portrays Heidi Bergman, a social worker who works at the Homecoming group facility and helps soldiers re-acclimate to civilian life after serving. Heidi eventually leaves that position to start a different life, living with her mother and being a small town waitress. However, years later, she's questioned by the Department of Defense about why she left Homecoming in the first place. Homecoming follows two different timelines shot in two different formats, making it a unique series. Tune in to find out what her actual story is and why she left that life behind. Homecoming is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video.
Posted 105 days ago
Everyone should watch this documentary.
Posted 106 days ago
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a reboot of the Sabrina the Teenage Witch series, but much darker and seeded with horror themes. Kiernan Shipka stars as Sabrina, who at 16 has to deal with her half-human, half-witch nature and decide which world she wants to live in most. Sabrina has to fight against evil to defend her family, friends and the mortal world while coming to grips with her dual identity. Tune in for a dark and chilling take on the beloved teen series. Heads up: Salem the cat does not talk in this reboot.
Posted 110 days ago
Bodyguard is one of the top shows in the UK and will fill the large, Robb Stark-sized void in your life. Richard Madden stars as the main character of this British drama series about the London Metropolitan Police and important UK political figures. Sergeant David Budd (Madden) is a troubled war veteran who is assigned to protect an important politician, Home Secretary Julia Montague. However, Budd is vehemently against everything Montague stands for politically, as she was a main proponent of the war he served in. Tune in for high stakes drama, terrorist threats and attacks and political thrill. You can now binge Bodyguard on Netflix!
Posted 111 days ago
If you're looking for a great page turner that will keep you hooked, this novel is it. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo tells the story of a fictional old Hollywood star, Evelyn Hugo, who has decided to give her final tell-all interview to a relatively unknown journalist, Monique Grant. Hugo spills everything about her career and personal life -- including the successes, the scandals, her many husbands, the extra-martial affairs & industry secrets -- as Monique Grant tries to figure out why Evelyn chose her to tell her story. Evelyn's story is intriguing, heart wrenching and epic; and you'll want to stay dialed in until the end to find out how Hugo and Grant are connected.
Posted 113 days ago
We're excited to bring you Reklist's FIRST official book recommendation! To Shake the Sleeping Self is a new autobiography from Jedidiah Jenkins that has made quite the splash. This personal memoir chronicles Jenkins' solo bike trip from Oregon to Patagonia, as well as the adventures, obstacles, struggles and truths he learned throughout his travels. Jedidiah Jenkins made the bold move to quit his dream job and embark on this emotional journey of self-realization, and it turned out to be one of the best decisions he's ever made. Jenkins doesn't find every answer he's looking for on his 14,000 mile bike trip, but does identify the positive movement forward he needed. Dive into this book for an absorbing experience and inspiration on how to lead a life without regrets.
Posted 114 days ago
Bull is a CBS drama series centered around the early trial consulting career of the famous Dr. Phil McGraw. Dr. Jason Bull (based on Dr. Phil) started one of the most high profile trial consulting firms that utilizes human & technical data to evaluate all players in a criminal trial. By gathering all of this pertinent information about jury members, defendants, lawyers, & witnesses, Bull and his firm help high profile clients win their cases. Tune in to enjoy Bull and his team take on interesting legal cases.
Posted 114 days ago
Jonah Hill's directorial debut is in theaters now and generating lots of positive buzz! Mid90s is about a 13 year old boy named Stevie going through the thick of adolescence in LA in the 90s. Stevie has a rough home life, but found some new friends and stability at a Motor Avenue skate shop he frequents. This coming-of-age film is a personal creation for Hill and pays homage to skating culture while trying to avoid typical skater stereotypes.
Posted 114 days ago
We love the Duplass brothers, and this series is definitely one of their most unique creations. Room 104 aims to tell the story of what really happens at corporate chain motels across the nation by focusing on one room (#104) at one average motel. Each episode of this series focuses on a different stay in this same room, and episodes range from comedy to drama to horror depending on the room's occupant(s). This series makes for a great binge, as the 2nd season drops on HBO in early November!