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    We Recommend: Gay Bar, Volcano, Hello Tomorrow!

    Welcome back! It’s time for some staff recommendations. This month, Caemeron encourages you to catch up on Hello Tomorrow! on Apple TV+, Christopher has been reading Gay Bar: Why We Went Out by Jeremy Atherton Lin, and Cat spills a lot of virtual ink singing the praises of the 1997 disaster movie Volcano. Honestly, after […] More

  • An old man with tubes in his nose, wearing a cross necklace, in Tulsa King on Paramount+

    Check Out Tulsa King, Meet The Boss, and (Re)watch BoJack Horseman

    Welcome back! It’s time for another edition of Larks & Recs, wherein you’ll find recommendations from our esteemed group of writers and the occasional lark into foreign territory. This week, Hawk Ripjaw is watching Tulsa King, Clay Dockery discovers some new music, and Robin Moon is revisiting BoJack Horseman. What have you been into lately? […] More

  • A man has a colorfully muddy face in a still from Survivor Season 43

    Recommendations: Survivor and Angus

    Survivor has not been on the air for 43 years (though it has been on for 22, which is a heck of a long time!). I remember well that summer it premiered, back in 2000, not because I was swept up in it or watched it all, but because everyone else was when I wasn’t […] More

  • A woman sits in a living room while a man stands across from her, in Barbarian

    Recommendations: Barbarian and Ghost in the Machine

    My understanding is that the term ‘barbarian’ originally just meant someone who isn’t Greek, which is a little xenophobic. I’m not telling you to avoid the word, though, or saying it’s a problem in the title of the film Hawk is here to recommend to you this week (Barbarian). You don’t have to care about […] More

  • Anthony Hopkins talks while wearing a suit in The Virtuoso

    Recommendations: House of the Dragon and The Virtuoso

    Oh, dear reader, I’m so frightfully sorry! Here I promise you Larks & Recs each week and when you’ve dutifully checked for our missives these many days, you haven’t found them. Sorry we’ve let you down. This week I’ve got a little recommendation for you of House of the Dragon as spectacle, and Paul’s here […] More

  • Lucy holds a cup of tea in Timeless

    Recommendations: Timeless and Don’t Make Me Go

    Hey party people. If you’re not familiar with this feature, what we do is recommend things to you, new or old, that we’ve been into lately and think are worth your time. TV shows, films, books, podcasts, games, music, and more are on the table here. Whatever our writers want to recommend in a given […] More

  • Jake Gyllenhaal smirks in Ambulance

    Recommendations: Rollerball and Ambulance

    Welcome back! Each week (or most weeks), our writers assemble in this space to provide you with recommendations of things we think you’ll enjoy watching, listening to, reading, or otherwise consuming with your sense organs. This week we’ve got a pair of films for you: Paul recommends Rollerball (1975) and Hawk gives us the more […] More

  • Nathan Fielder stands looking at an array of screens in The Rehearsal

    Recommendations: The Rehearsal and The Black Phone

    We’re here each week (or most weeks) with recommendations from a collection of our staff. These won’t always be about new things (though sometimes they are), but they will always be about things that we think are worth your time. This week, Caemeron recommends Nathan Fielder’s The Rehearsal and Paul suggests answering the call of […] More

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