Issue #16: 'Tis the Season for Unfussy Hosting
Plus a seasonal, savory galette recipe.
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🎥 Don’t Look Up: Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio play astronomers tasked with alerting the world—including a narcissistic President played by Meryl Streep—of an Earth-decimating comet. It comes out on Netflix Christmas Eve, but is already in theaters if you’re looking for a fun, high-stakes comedy that really hits the climate crisis metaphors home.
🎧 Morgan Wade’s Reckless Album: I came by this album very superficially: Moments before a flight took off last week, I downloaded Morgan’s album on a whim—her tattooed hands stood out from the sea of cowboy hats and toothy smiles on the country playlist I was on. Turns out, you can judge an album by its cover. I’ve been listening to it ever since, and have fallen hard for Wade’s husky, Maren Morris-circa-2017 voice and lyrics. I especially love “Northern Air,” “Last Cigarette,” and “Take Me Away.”