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Our Top Picks For Entertainment This Month


Although the state is starting to open back up, there’s still time to dig into a new series or movie. And don’t forget about books you’ve been meaning to read and the albums you’re excited to stream.

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Something to watch: Snowpiercer on TNT

Bong Joon Ho fans rejoice: Snowpiercer has been adapted into television series on TNT, which began airing May 17. Based on the graphic novel and Bong’s film, this post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller takes place more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland. Snowpiercer follows the remaining members of human civilization, who live on a perpetually moving train with 1,001 cars as it circles the globe.

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An animated show to try: Central Park on AppleTV+

With an all-star cast and the writing team from Bob’s Burgers, there’s no doubt Central Park, streaming now on AppleTV+, will earn plenty of laughs. This animated musical comedy centers on the Tillermans, a family living in Central Park while they try to keep the most famous green space in New York City from becoming ground zero for condos.

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Back for a second season: Ramy on Hulu

Dive into the world of Golden Globe award-winning actor Ramy Youssef as Ramy returns to Hulu for a second season, streaming now. This comedy series follows first-generation Egyptian-American Ramy Hassan (Youssef) on a spiritual journey as he resides in a politically divided New Jersey neighborhood.

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A new novel to devour: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

New York Times bestselling author of The Mothers Brit Bennett has put her pen to paper again for The Vanishing Half, available June 2. The novel tells the story of family and relationships as close-knit identical twins grow up and decide to live separate lives, with one secretly passing as white.

Something new to groove to: The 1975’s Notes on a Conditional Form

English pop-rock band The 1975 is back with its latest release, Notes on a Conditional Form. Available now from Dirty Hit and Polydor.

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