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More Entertainment Recommendations for the Long Haul

In March, we launched an inventory of what’s retaining us entertained throughout self-isolation, which featured tons of suggestions of nice TV reveals, motion pictures, podcasts, books and extra that our group was having fun with.

But let’s be frank: Few of us knew precisely what this pandemic had in retailer for us. It goes with out saying, however COVID-19 remains to be wreaking havoc round the world, and our lives can be ceaselessly modified due to it.

No one rang in the new yr considering 2020 was going to end up like this, however let’s face it—we’re on this for the lengthy haul. So in the event you’ve already learn what’s in your nightstand or gone via your Netflix queue, then we’re right here to assist.

Read on for extra leisure suggestions so you may keep residence and keep wholesome.

Iterable’s Entertainment Recommendations for the Long Haul

Coronavirus doesn’t fiddle, and neither can we. While it’s essential to observe Balance with secure, socially distanced out of doors actions, we additionally imagine in reaching Balance by firmly planting your self in your sofa.

Now’s the time to put money into that 500-page novel, that long-running podcast, these six-seasons-and-a-movie, so we requested the of us at Iterable to share what they’re loving throughout the lockdown.

Check out our recommendations, and observe us on social so you may add your favorites to our record!

TV Shows

While everybody else is speaking fall previews, listed here are our tried-and-true TV reveals which might be assured to maintain you binging for months on finish:

  • For the daring detective: “Bosch” (2014-present, 60-episode crime drama from Amazon Prime)
  • For the time traveler: “Dark” (2017-2020, 26-episode sci-fi thriller from Netflix)
  • For the humorous thinker: “The Good Place” (2016-2020, 53-episode fantasy comedy from NBC)
  • For the metropolis slicker caught in a small city: “Schitt’s Creek” (2015-2020, 80-episode sitcom from CBC)
  • For the fab and fierce: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2009-present, 159-episode actuality sequence from Logo TV and VH1)
  • For those that miss their coworkers: “Parks and Recreation” (2009-2015, 126-episode sitcom from NBC)
  • For those that like the rise and fall: “Breaking Bad” (2008-2013, 62-episode crime drama from AMC)
  • For these with A LOT of free time: “Supernatural” (2005-present, 320-episode fantasy drama from The WB)
  • For the angsty teen at coronary heart: “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1997-2003, 144-episode supernatural drama from The WB)

TV quotes by Alyssa Jarrett and Justin Tulk


Yes, we’re unhappy that “Tenet” got postponed, however you may nonetheless get pleasure from these lesser-known and lower-budget gems from the consolation of your personal residence:

  • Time-loop rom-com: “Palm Springs” (2020)
  • Indie journey comedy: “The Peanut Butter Falcon” (2019)
  • Oakland dramedy: “Blindspotting” (2018)
  • Desi documentary: “A Suitable Girl” (2017)
  • Japanese zombie comedy: “One Cut of the Dead” (2017)
  • Neo-noir: “Inherent Vice” (2014)
  • San Francisco counter-culture: “The Institute” (2013)
  • British sci-fi comedy horror: “Attack the Block” (2011)
  • Kiwi romantic comedy: “Eagle vs. Shark” (2007)

Movie quote from Adam Brauer


10-minute information recaps are nonetheless good, after all, however these days, chances are you’ll be wanting for deeper dives so as to add to your podcast library:

  • Women and finance: “Coffee & Coin” by Factora
  • Women and tradition: “Call Your Girlfriend” hosted by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman and produced by Gina Delvac
  • Native American tradition: “All My Relations” hosted by Matika Wilbur and Adrienne Keene
  • Strange information: “Bananas” hosted by Kurt Braunohler and Scotty Landes and produced by Exactly Right Media
  • Business: “Brought to you by…” hosted by Charlie Herman and produced by Business Insider; “Spectacular Failures” hosted by Lauren Ober and produced by American Public Media
  • Food: “Home Cooking” hosted by Samin Nosrat and Hrishikesh Hirway
  • Design: “99% Invisible” hosted by Roman Mars
  • Queer Eye curiosity: “Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness,” hosted by Jonathan Van Ness and produced by Earwolf

Podcast quotes from Ginny Tonkin and Lynette Busby


Those books in your TBR record that may double as paperweights? It’s time to choose up these hefty page-turners to outlive the winter:

  • For the YA fanatic: “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” by Suzanne Collins (2020, 517 pages)
  • For the fantasy fan: “The City We Became” by N.Okay. Jemisin (2020, 437 pages)
  • For the market-maker: “Capital and Ideology” by Thomas Piketty (2019, 1,104 pages)
  • For the Greek mythology maven: “Circe” by Madeline Miller (2018, 393 pages)
  • For the avid artwork lover: “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt (2013, 771 pages)
  • For the epic reader of epics: “The Eye of the World” by Robert Jordan (1990, 814 pages)
  • For the captain of the excessive seas: “Master and Commander” by Patrick O’Brian (1970, 464 pages)
  • For readers of Great American Novels: “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison (1952, 581 pages)

Entertainment recommendations: Book quotes from David Chen, Amanda Matthiessen and Natalie White

All Done Already?

In case all these leisure suggestions aren’t sufficient to sate your urge for food, then don’t neglect to take a look at Iterable’s personal sources.

We have an intensive library of whitepapers, webinars, movies, case research, weblog posts and teardowns to maintain your advertising and marketing thoughts sharp. 

We’re on this for the lengthy haul, so keep completely satisfied and wholesome at residence, from all of us at Iterable!

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