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One Good Thing

One Good Thing

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

Saving Face is a delightful queer rom-com — and a love letter to Asian moms

One Good Thing: The cartoon dog who taught me how to be a dad

One Good Thing: The Two Fat Ladies proved pleasure was for every body

One Good Thing: Conversations with strangers, which I missed so much

One Good Thing: Have you heard of this Shakespeare guy? Pretty good!

One Good Thing: Les Mis is here to complicate your joy

One Good Thing: Garlic, a perfect food

One Good Thing: 32 years after its debut, Microsoft Solitaire is still a blissful time-waster

One Good Thing: An unsolicited dik-dik pic

One Good Thing: The hit feminist concubine drama that annoyed the Chinese Communist Party

Kevin G. from Mean Girls is my favorite lifestyle influencer

The Oscar-nominated Denzel Washington movie everybody forgot

One Good Thing: The movie you have to see if you loved Drive My Car

One Good Thing: The messy, glorious music videos of Paul Thomas Anderson

One Good Thing: The movie that first made me sit up and take note of Jessie Buckley

3 Oscar nominees, one little-seen musical about cheerleaders

One Good Thing: Music to dance to as a hurricane bears down

One Good Thing: Love & Basketball is proof that sports can be sexy

Sam and Diane were TV’s first big romance — and maybe still its best

One Good Thing: The Left Hand of Darkness showed us that the greatest romances in life can be friendships

Hades tells a love story through song and side quest

One Good Thing: The celebrity art couple who turned love into performance

One Good Thing: A game that turns romance into a teetering tower, doomed to fall

One Good Thing: Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask taught me about love

One Good Thing: Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey is funny, just like love

One Good Thing: A park for the filthy rich and the rest of us, too

One Good Thing: A soothing tabletop game about birds

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