Right now, many people are looking for ways to be better allies to the black community. And that begins with an earnest attempt to understand the lived black experience in your nation. There are many ways to do so. One is by watching one or more of the masterful films about black lives and race in America. There are hundreds of them, and our resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of excellent films to start with. What movies are the best to watch to better understand black lives and the corrosive effects of racism? These are our picks of the best, most insightful films to watch right now to better understand, empathize and support the Black Lives Matter movement. Don’t miss this moment, dear reader.
Summer vacation and trips to many popular international destinations are on hold right now, thanks to COVID-19. So armchair travel is the only way to go. And watching entertainment and TV shows that originate in our favorite nations is one way to feel connected. We’ve previously shared a list of great films set in Britain. Now, our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has a TV guide. Take a virtual trip to Great Britain and binge-watch British TV with our guide on how to watch the best new television shows from the U.K. right now. Commence the popping of the popcorn!
Online schooling is not just for kids! One of the trends that emerged early in the coronavirus pandemic lockdown was adult learners seeking out ways to educate and enrich themselves while working and sheltering in place at home. It’s a phenomenon that seems to have staying power. But what are the best online learning platforms for adults? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the 10 best online learning classes, platforms and educational websites for adults, including art class, music instruction, academic lectures and more. Time to get smart, dear reader.
Is summer vacation cancelled for 2020, given COVID-19? Not all all, dear reader. We’ve been exploring ways to safely get out in the world and unleash your pent-up wanderlust. Our intrepid correspondent Jillian Tangen has the latest information on rentals and how to rent the perfect luxury recreational vehicle (RV) this summer for your family vacation or iconic road trip with your buddies.
Come on, you can admit it. The fun of #WFH has long since faded, and now you’re actually missing office life. All those things that used to drive you batty the bad coffee, the bad jokes – are now things that you’re nostalgic for. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best television (TV) shows about office life – so you’ll know what to watch to remind you of what you’re missing.