With us all staying in this weekend we have a little more free time up our sleeves, so here's the best of this week's blog posts to help you avoid mowing the lawns for a little longer. We also did a quick online poll of our team to bring you some of their favourite binge-worthy content to help get you through.
What We're Watching
It's that crazy you know you shouldn't watch it but you can't turn away, perfect escapism for this weird time - Josh
Ozark is unreal. Season 3 has just dropped and now is the time to catch up to speed - Matt
It's the perfect introduction to one of the best soap opera in sports. Is it a reality show? Is it a documentary? We don't know, it's just really good.
What We're Listening To
Jamie our CEO is loving curating an at home playlist, full albums start to finish how they were meant to be listened to…
The week's playlist (so far)
Manic Street Preachers – Forever Delayed (all-time favourite…huge memories, great music…this will be on repeat next week)
Here's a great place to start if you are just getting into Podcasts - Bourne
The Joe Rogan Experience has been the No. 2 most-downloaded podcast on iTunes for two years running. His roster of guests can be divided roughly three ways: (1) comedians, (2) fighters, and (3) “thinkers,” which requires air quotes because it encompasses everyone from Oxford scholars and MIT bioengineers to culture drivers.
A twice-weekly podcast hosted by Comedian Joey Coco Diaz along with his co-host Lee Syatt. Joey doesn't hold anything back and lets you know exactly what's on his mind.
Hosted by Russel Brand 'Under The Skin' asks: what's beneath the surface - of people we admire, of the ideas that define our time, of the history we are told.
Ain't That Swell is an irreverent surf podcast hosted by Jed Smith and Vaughan Blakey. It is also the most adored and entertaining podcast in surfing.
Our Top Blog Reads
To get a black belt you kick the bejesus out of a bunch of people, right? Jump around a lot, bust out some hiya? Hardly. Sensei Rick Harding (52) knows a fair bit about the hallowed black belt and what it takes to earn one.
For most of us the festival season lasts a few months over summer, and then normal life resumes. But for festival directors like Hamish Pinkham the season is year-round, work starting as soon as the last punter leaves the grounds the year before.
As well as just buying less stuff in the first place, and using it again when you can, recycling is an objectively great thing to do. Obviously. It’s also … very complicated. Partly because we wily humans have invented so many ways of wrapping stuff up in other stuff, and partly because every council differs in what they’re able to process. Here, we’ve done our best to come up with a few tips that hold (mostly) across the board.