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Welcome to the end of the month. We survived, hurray! Personally, I’m no worse for the wear and even stopped to admire a few things along the way.
This delightful EDM remix caressed my ears with its love via Spotify’s Discover Weekly (which, on its own, I seriously could not function without). I always feel a little guilty about saying this, but I like it better than the original (don’t shoot me). I must have listened to this a solid fifty times throughout the month, and, until I find the next song on Discover Weekly to replace it, it’s staying on repeat.
If you haven’t been watching this already, you need to binge watch Seasons 1 & 2 and then catch up on Season 3 on Hulu right t’now.
‘The struggles of dating’ can border on trite when it comes to television, but Man Seeking Woman takes a hilarious and surrealistic approach. Maybe pass if you aren’t a fan of absurdly literal humor, ex: our protagonist, Josh, in a lovely metaphor for whiskey dick, literally cannot find his male bits after a night out at the bar. Worthy of a WTF? Maybe, and there’s plenty more humor of that ilk. But, I think for all its weirdness, it rewards with how deeply clever and funny the characters and writing can be.
Also, I f**king love Eric Andre.
Maybe I’m a little late to this particular party, as it was a Christmas present that I finally got around to reading. Being the die hard Gilmore Girls fan that I am (allow me to shout it for the kids in the back: LAUREN GRAHAM DESERVES AN EMMY RETROACTIVELY), of course I consumed this and the Netflix revival in less than a day.
It wasn’t what I was expecting, but that didn’t detract at all. Expectation: an entire memoir exclusively about her experiences with Gilmore Girls. Reality: personal essays, two of which are devoted to Gilmore Girls. See, I’m dumb and missed the ‘and everything in between’.
Lauren Graham’s style of writing is so comfortable. It’s like catching up with an old friend over coffee. There are moments when I literally laughed out loud, and there are moments that had me hooked and losing track of time. If you liked Bossy Pants by Tina Fey, you’ll enjoy Lauren Graham’s essays just as much, if not more.
And there you have it, my February Favorites. What were you enjoying this month? Any suggestions for me for next month?
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