Summer’s almost here, and for all of you who have the leisure of staying in on your sweats all day, everyday, Netflix might just be your best companion. If you’ve rewatched all your favorites for the nth time and are in the mood for something new, here are a few series and specials that might just be worth your time.
13 Reasons Why
Based on the books by Jay Asher, the series follows Clay Jensen, who discovers a series of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his good friend who ended her life a couple of weeks earlier. A raw and unapologetic take on mental health and gender inequality, 13 Reasons Why uncovers how the smallest actions can cause life-changing events in someone else’s world.
Louis C.K. 2017
He’s probably one of the smartest comedians of this generation, and he’s back to give us a serving of the cold hard truth. If you haven’t checked out Louis C.K.’s work, then you’re missing out.
Everyone claims to be a Nasty Gal, but not everyone is willing to do the dirty work. Loosely based on Sophia Amoruso’s rocky start on the road to becoming a CEO and certified #GirlBoss.
P.S. Clock that RuPaul cameo, henny.
Bill Nye Saves the World
Science, bitch! Every self-professed nerd’s childhood hero is back to give you the facts, and we’re all here for it.
It’s another literary classic come to life, but who’s complaining? Set in the 1890s, 13-year old Anne overcomes being orphaned and moving from one home to another by touching the lives of people who come her way.
The Get Down – Part II
Just when you thought the ’70s were long in the past, The Get Down adds a second part to your favorite musical series. Now play that funky music.
A 20-year old mystery that is yet to be solved, the JonBenet Ramsey case is still one of the most controversial crimes of the ’90s. Director Kitty Green casts actors to fill the roles of JonBenet and her family, and get their insight on what really happened that night.