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One Good Thing

One Good Thing

Recommendations from the world of culture we think you should check out.

One Good Thing: Nothing in Criminal Minds makes sense and it’s perfect

One Good Thing: ABC’s Abbott Elementary breathes new life into the mockumentary

One Good Thing: The impish joy of the board game Sushi Go Party!

One Good Thing: The only Christmas music playlist you’ll ever need is (almost) 8 days long

One Good Thing: Get lost in the gorgeous fantasy of the Daevabad trilogy, based on Islamic legends 

One Good Thing: The Mole is a relic of early reality TV that still holds up

One Good Thing: Money Heist, a joyful TV series about fighting the system

Netflix’s cute, whimsical “City of Ghosts” has layers for both parents and kids to enjoy

One Good Thing: How fashion became a part of The Nanny’s legacy

One Good Thing: The 1970s children’s book that envisions an America overrun by trash

One Good Thing: A documentary about Philly cops’ worst enemy becoming their DA

One Good Thing: Kacey Musgraves’s latest album is her messiest — and maybe her best

One Good Thing: Knifepoint Horror, a collection of campfire ghost stories in podcast form

One Good Thing: A book that treats The Real Housewives as an academic text

One Good Thing: A YouTube decluttering channel that made my sister and me quit screaming

One Good Thing: Only Murders in the Building plays like a Nora Ephron murder mystery

One Good Thing: A campy, colorful martial arts epic to stream after Shang-Chi

One Good Thing: A time loop video game that works like a Rube Goldberg machine

One Good Thing: Reservation Dogs is groundbreaking. It’s also incredibly funny.

One Good Thing: I didn’t watch any sports. Then I watched Netflix’s Drive to Survive.

One Good Thing: Lucy Dacus’s latest album is a different kind of ghost story

One Good Thing: This Chinese dance show is the only thing I care about

One Good Thing: An unsung drama of the 2010s you should stream right now

One Good Thing: A rom-com that celebrates the joy of easy watching

One Good Thing: A family drama that takes the deaf audience seriously

One Good Thing: Clear eyes, full hearts, please watch Friday Night Lights on Netflix

One Good Thing: A true crime book about the problems with true crime books

One Good Thing: A podcast that proves all heists are a little bit gay

One Good Thing: These dark detective novels are really about ethics and hope

One Good Thing: A very funny show about girlboss feminism

One Good Thing: HBO Max’s Hacks features the amazing Jean Smart as an aging comedy legend

One Good Thing: The gorgeous horror movie St. Maud finds religious ecstasy in self-destruction

One Good Thing: A Zoom experience that will still be fun post-pandemic

One Good Thing: Mare of Easttown is my new favorite murder story

One Good Thing: The perfect album for spring 2021

One Good Thing: Starz series P-Valley has one of the best TV pilots in recent memory

We give geniuses license to be jerks. Mike Nichols tried not to be anyhow.

One Good Thing: Netflix’s gone-too-soon Teenage Bounty Hunters is warm-hearted and whip-smart

One Good Thing: The Lord of the Rings trilogy is the perfect late-quarantine binge

One Good Thing: For All Mankind explores a world where humans lived on the moon — in the 1970s