Beaufort Bar, London, England
We thought you might just need a little shimmer and sparkle in your lounge today. Were we right?
Darlings, our new masks and a big box of knee-highs just arrived (no, really), which means we’re heading outside to get some sun today! Don’t worry, we’ll make sure to get all our work done for the day first. No slacking around these parts! Quite the opposite; like so many people, it feels like our days are busier than ever. We spent a good chunk of yesterday working on an article pitch, a book proposal, and a tech rehearsal of our Airbnb “experience.” We need a vacation from all this hunkering-down is what we’re saying.
Has anyone come along to tell you our specials today on the Menu of Distractions?
Three Things Lockdowns Have Exposed About Working and Parenting
For one thing, with children popping up in Zoom meetings, it’s impossible to hide that raising children is a round-the-clock responsibility.
Jodie Comer on Playing TV’s Chicest (and Cheekiest) Assassin
Jodie Comer swears she’s a jeans-and-t-shirt kind of girl. “I’m way too lazy for my own good,” she professes. It sounds like an impossible lie. One that only someone as cunning as Killing Eve’s Villanelle herself could dream up, trying to convince the world she is a normal girl. Not a globe-trotting, multi-lingual, impeccably dressed psychopath with murderous tendencies and to-die-for clothes.
Gear to Bring the Outdoors Inside
Here are five items that Wirecutter editors use to remind themselves of the outdoors while they are cooped up at home.
In Pairing Wine and Food, Experience Is the Best Teacher
Books, websites and apps promise to take the guesswork out of choosing a bottle, but nothing is better than experimenting for yourself.
Netflix’s New Releases Coming in May
Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to the streaming service next month.
April showers bring both May flowers and new additions to Netflix. The streaming service has announced a number of titles that will be added during the upcoming month.
Top-Secret Michelle Obama Doc to Hit Netflix on May 6
A documentary feature about Michelle Obama — the existence of which has been kept top-secret for months — will be made available worldwide May 6 on Netflix.
‘Becoming,’ which originated with the Obamas’ Higher Ground production company, shares the name of the former first lady’s best-selling 2018 memoir and picks up where it left off.
How are we all getting by?
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