Title Recommendations based on Rebecca Bunch
Rob is a pop music junkie who runs his own semi-failing record store. His girlfriend, Laura, has just left him for the guy upstairs, and Rob is both miserable and relieved. After all, could he have spent his life with someone who has a bad record collection? Rob seeks refuge in the company of the offbeat clerks at his store, who endlessly review their top five films; top five Elvis Costello songs; top five episodes of Cheers. Rob tries dating a singer, but maybe it's just that he's always wanted to sleep with someone who has a record contract. Then he sees Laura again. And Rob begins to think that life with kids, marriage, barbecues, and soft rock CDs might not be so bad.
All her life, Maura Pfefferman went through life as Mort, a male professor with a wife and three children. Now that she's both "out" and retired, most of her time is spent immersing herself in the trans community and caring for her eccentric family.
Selina Meyer is Vice President of the U.S. It's one of the strangest jobs; she's a heartbeat away from being the Leader of the Free World, but until then she has little political power. Her job mostly consists of symbolic acts and photo-ops—and even those are rarely executed successfully, like the time she tried to set up the Clean Jobs Task Force. The memory of it makes her shudder.
Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding audio transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe's new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved.
Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the outrageous footage for the program. What ensues is a humorous, yet vexing, look at what happens in the world of unscripted television, where being a contestant can be vicious and producing it is a whole other reality.
Elizabeth Jennings lives with her husband, Phillip, and their children, Paige and Henry in a Washington, D.C. suburb during the 1950's. On the surface, they live an average middle-class family that goes to the mall and bakes brownies. But they are actually undercover agents from the Soviet Union completing missions for their homeland. Keeping their cover is getting harder as their children grow older and as an FBI agent moves in next door.
Ned's dog Digby loved to frolic through the fields of daisies, but Digby was killed by a truck. When Ned touched Digby, he discovered that he possessed the power to bring the dead back to life. But if he keeps someone alive for longer than a minute, another dies in their place. And if he touches the resurrected a second time, they die forever. Are Ned's powers a blessing or a curse?
Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication more than fifty years ago. Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz combine to make On the Road an inspirational work of lasting importance.
Historical reenactments from A-list talent are told by inebriated storytellers. History has never been so fun.
Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord throws out her playboy husband C.K. Dexter Haven shortly after their marriage. Two years later, Tracy is about to marry respectable George Kittredge whilst Dexter has been working for "Spy" magazine. Dexter arrives at the Lord's mansion the day before the wedding with journalist Mike Connor and photographer Liz Imbrie, determined to spoil things.
Narcissistic, brash, and self-destructive "Jimmy Shive-Overly," thinks all relationships are doomed. Cynical, people-pleasing, and stubborn "Gretchen Cutler," knows that relationships aren't for her. So when they meet at a wedding, it's only natural that the two of them go home together and, despite their better judgment, begin to find themselves falling for each other.
Eve Polastri is a MI5 security officer who has crossed paths with a female assassin she'd been tracking in her own informal investigation. Eve's interest in the mysterious "Villanelle" is both a job and a passion. Eve becomes single-mindedly obsessed with tracking down a woman she both fears and, in a weird way, kind of admires.
Silicon Valley revolves the employees of a start-up called Pied Piper who live together in a bachelor pad known as the Hacker Hostel, where witty, nerdy banter is constantly flying across the living room. A lossless compression algorithm could make them all billionaires, but they have to learn to play the game in time to beat a rival's well-funded Pied Piper rip-off.
Take a journey into the provocative and hilariously wicked mind of Amy Schumer as she explores topics revolving around sex, relationships, and the general clusterf*ck that is life.
A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other.