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What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 18, 2019 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 18, 2019

Ray Romano was not kidding when he titled his very recent standup special Right Here, Around the Corner. It gives me no joy to tell you that a mere two weeks after said special dropped (if anything that Ray Romano produces could be said to have “dropped”), Ray is has come back Around the Corner and he’s Right Here,…

What's Making You Crazy at Work? What's Making You Crazy at Work?

Maybe your boss is a jerk. Maybe the team you manage has weird internal conflicts. Maybe you’re on the fence about your next career move. Maybe your cubicle neighbor is driving you bananas.

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 11, 2019  What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 11, 2019 

Look, I’m not making any promises about The Umbrella Academy, the latest comic book-to-Netflix Original series (Thursday). It could be terrible, but there’s something about the premise (estranged siblings with superpowers reunite after their father’s death) and the trailer, which has a sort of fairy-tale filter and…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 4, 2019 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 4, 2019

Who among us is excited for the triumphant return to the stage of Ray Romano? Not me! But I’m assuming the same people who kept Everybody Loves Raymond on the air for 11 years have been anxiously anticipating Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the Corner, Romano’s first standup special in 23 years, which hits Netflix on…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of  January 28, 2019 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of  January 28, 2019

The Edge of Seventeen is a solid, engaging, entertaining teen movie in the mold of John Hughes, and you should definitely watch it if you haven’t seen it (Friday). Hailee Steinfeld is an interesting actor! If you have a teenage kid, you could watch it with them and then have a productive conversation! Or, you could…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 21, 2019 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 21, 2019

I’m excited about Black Earth Rising (Friday), a BBC drama about a survivor of the Rwandan genocide who becomes a human rights attorney and ends up working on a case involving an African militia leader. For whatever reason, John Goodman is in it, which is weird for a British show but I’m not complaining.

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 14, 2019 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 14, 2019

You’ve got your choice between two juicy scandals this week: Ryan Murphy’s limited series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (Thursday) and the documentary FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (Friday) about the ill-fated “luxury music experience” that turned into a living nightmare. Or,…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 7, 2019 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 7, 2019

Good thing you’re busy Kondo-ing your crap this week, because the best Netflix has to offer is Solo: A Star Wars Story (Wednesday), which I’d like to get excited about, but the sheer volume of “Star Wars stories” available to me on Netflix makes the arrival of yet another a nonevent. I will probably find my way to …

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 31, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 31, 2018

The end of year offerings from Netflix were grim, so it is with pleasure that I welcome the bumper crop of entertainment in this week’s harvest. We’ve got the full complement of Indiana Jones flicks arriving on Tuesday (I see we are now calling the first installment “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark,”…

Dump Your Nasty Junk Drawer in the Garbage Dump Your Nasty Junk Drawer in the Garbage

You know that disgusting drawer full of random ketchup packets, receipts, rubber bands and other assorted crap dumped from your pockets or purse at the end of the day? Some people call it the Junk Drawer. Others call it the Everything Drawer, or the Odds and Ends Drawer or simply “That Drawer.” I call it the Drawer of…

A New Year's Resolution That Will Actually Improve Your Life A New Year's Resolution That Will Actually Improve Your Life

Everyone wants to hijack your January. Most people want you to stop drinking for the month, on the premise you’ve been overdoing it over the holidays and need to dry out. Others think it’s time to go vegan. I’m sure someone you know is trying to convince you to go to hot yoga every day of January to sweat out “the…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 24, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 24, 2018

There is only one thing to get excited about on Netflix this week and if it’s not your cup of tea, may I suggest Mrs. Maisel on Prime Video? Like the best Christmas present a streaming video service could ever give you, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War arrives on December 25. It’s probable you’ve seen it, as it…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 17, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 17, 2018

Call me basic but I am into an Ellen DeGeneres standup special, her first in 15 years (Tuesday). This profile of her in the New York Times makes it sound as if she’s taking the gloves off and getting real with us, America. Did you know she doesn’t like when strangers come up to her and try to make her dance with them? …

The Most Popular Posts of 2018 The Most Popular Posts of 2018

Lifehacker readers are nothing if not practical. According to our traffic logs, in 2018 you wanted faster wifi, cheaper flights, and a guide to staying anonymous when you win the lottery. All stuff that people need to live a happy and productive life. Check out our stories on these topics and more in our ten most…

Leave the Work Holiday Party Early Leave the Work Holiday Party Early

Tonight is the company holiday party. Don’t fuck it up.

Show You're Serious About This Relationship With a Free Chipotle Burrito Show You're Serious About This Relationship With a Free Chipotle Burrito

Do you date? Do you eat fast-casual barbacoa with extra guac? Happy holidays! From Thursday, December 13, 2018 through the end of year, members of dating site Hinge can buy one entree item, get one item free at participating Chipotle locations online or in-store in the U.S.

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 10, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 10, 2018

Every single goddamn day for the past year I have entered the lottery to win the privilege of paying $75 for one ticket to see Springsteen on Broadway, and every single day for the past year I have lost that effing lottery. The only other way to score seats has been to pony up $2,000 per ticket from those loathsome…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 3, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of December 3, 2018

For those of us who cannot get enough of Anthony LaPaglia, who may or may not have signed up for a free trial of Sundance Now only to watch him in a little-known and little-loved series called Riviera, this week brings good news. LaPaglia is back on the small screen on Friday as a Montreal mob boss in Bad Blood, in…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of November 26, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of November 26, 2018

I will not, for love or money, be watching Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attel, but I’m aware that these are two “comedian’s comedians” and there are a lot of people who do not find them tedious and self-indulgent. So, feel free to watch these two dudes “roast each other, the audience, and special guests”…

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of November 19, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of November 19, 2018

I have high hopes for Motown Magic (Tuesday), an animated series executive-produced by Smokey Robinson about an 8-year-old boy who “discovers he can bring street art to life.” The soundtrack is, naturally, all Motown hits, so we may have a promising candidate for “kids’ show that doesn’t drive parents bananas” on our…

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