Happy day-after-Thanksgiving, BUSTies! The holiday season has officially arrived, and with it comes some cozy pop culture, like the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Sia's holiday album. There are plenty of non-cozy picks, too, like Björk’s wonderfully weird album and a Hedy Lamarr documentary. As a reminder, we haven’t watched, read, or listened to all of these ourselves — when we have, we’ll link to our review, or refer to it if it’s in print. Enjoy!
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
This film by director Maysaloun Hamoud — who is a Palestinian woman born in Hungary who now lives in Israel — tells the story of three very different Palestinian women sharing a flat in Tel Aviv. Out Friday, November 24.
Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut gets a wide release this week, plus, it just nabbed four Independent Spirit Award noms. BUST’s podcast Poptarts’ latest ep features BUST editors Emily and Callie discussing the film with BUST contributor Jenni Miller, who wrote BUST’s cover story with Greta Gerwig. Out now.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of Gilmore Girls, returns with a new series set in 1958 New York. Rachel Brosnahan (House of Cards) stars as the title character, a Jewish housewife with a talent for comedy. Out Wednesday, November 29 on Amazon.
The Soul Train Awards
The Lost Tapes: Patty Hearst
The Smithsonian’s latest entry in its Lost Tapes series focuses on the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, presenting the story through newscasts and rarely seen footage. Airs Sunday, November 26 and Monday, November 27 on Smithsonian.
Utopia by Björk
Björk’s latest studio album redefines pop music once again. Out Friday, November 24. Read BUST’s review here.
Everyday Is Christmas by Sia
The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992 by Tina Brown
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams Of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser
Caroline Fraser, the editor of the Library of America edition of the Little House series, writes a new biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, filling in the gaps that are missing in the Little House series. Out now.
Top photo: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
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