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Week Of Women: March 13-19, 2020

by Lydia Wang

An understatement: it’s been a rough week. But if you’re stuck inside and going stir-crazy, we have plenty of new entertainment recommendations, from a buzzy new series to fresh new tunes. Here are our top picks.


Little Fires Everywhere


Hulu’s latest series, based off of Celeste Ng’s bestselling novel, will star Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington as two mothers who find themselves clashing in a small Ohio town. Weekly episodes will begin premiering March 18 on Hulu.

My Brilliant Friend: The Story of a New Name

HBO’s Italian-language adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s acclaimed Neapolitan novels will return for a second installment, based on the book The Story of a New Name. Premiering March 16 on HBO.

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

This Eliza Hittman-directed movie follows two Pennsylvania teenagers who embark on a journey to New York when one needs an abortion. Out March 13, and catch our review soon on BUST.com.

Feel Good

Comedian Mae Martin plays a fictionalized version of herself in this comedy about love, queerness, and sobriety. Premiering March 19 on Netflix.


Every Bad by Porridge Radio

Brighton, England’s DIY band Porridge Radio is releasing their first record March 13. Find our full review here.

Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo on BUST’s Poptarts Podcast 

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On the latest episode of BUST’s podcast, our hosts caught up with astrologer and author Jessica Lanyadoo. Check it out here.

Truth or Consequences by Yumi Zouma

Yumi Zouma’s third studio album will be the band’s first with a new producer and new label – and the first to feature live drums. Out March 13. 


How To Be Fine: What We Learned from Living by the Rules of 50 Self-Help Books by Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg

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Inspired by their popular podcast, Meinzer’s and Greenberg’s book focuses around the lessons the pair learned from reading – and taking advice from – 50 self-help books. Out March 17, and check out our review in BUST’s recent print issue.

Top photo via Hulu / Little Fires Everywhere

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