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The Plant Recommends

If online classes aren’t enough to keep you occupied during quarantine, our team has put together a list of our favourite books, shows, movies, songs, recipes and podcasts to keep you entertained!


Books

  • The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

  • House Of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

  • The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

  • The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien

  • Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld 

  • Motherhood by Sheila Heti

  • Just Kids by Patti Smith 

  • The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion 


TV Shows

  • Bojack Horseman

  • Barry

  • Parks and Recreation 

  • Chef’s Table

  • Community

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

  • The West Wing

  • Veep 

  • 30 Rock 

  • Derry Girls

  • The Good Place

  • Shrill 

  • Broad City 

  • Please Like Me

  • Girls 

  • Lovesick


Movies

  • The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

  • Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis 

  • Dazed and Confused

  • Ponyo 

  • The Princess Bride

  • Good Will Hunting

  • Someone Great

  • James Acaster: Repertoire

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

  • Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

  • Mistress America 

  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall 


Songs

  • Nobody by Mitski

  • Some Night (Intro) by Fun

  • Best Interest by Tyler the Creator 

  • Unsatisfied by The Franklin Electric 

  • That’s Exactly How I Feel by Lizzo

  • Rocky Raccoon by the Beatles

  • Are You in Love? by Basia Bulat 

  • Kyoto by Phoebe Bridgers 

  • Like Water, Like Earth by Christa Couture 

  • Forgiveness by Mandy Moore

  • Levitating by Dua Lipa 


Recipes


https://www.melskitchencafe.com/broccoli-cheese-bacon-soup/


Podcasts

  • Oh, Hello: the P’dcast

  • The Guilty Feminist

  • This American Life 

  • S-Town 

  • Reply All 

  • The Daily

  • Invisibilia 

  • Office Ladies

  • Armchair Expert 

  • Red Scare

  • The Moth 

  • Hidden Brain 

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