READ | MEN TO AVOID
“Men to Avoid in Art and Life” started as a Twitter thread by Nicole Tersigni, who pairs classical paintings with modern captions that epitomize the spirit of mansplaining. “Written with hilariously painful accuracy. Through cringe-induced empathy, this timeless gift book of shared experiences unites women across history in one of the most powerful forms of resistance: laughter.”
LISTEN | KANE BROWN MIXTAPE
The country-pop superstar has struck a balance between traditional country and pop-R&B over the course of the seven new tracks. He showcases the sophisticated sensitivity of adult-contemporary soul-pop when he teams up with the likes of Khalid, John Legend and Swae Lee, while still repping the rural life with “BFE,” with hard-twanging guitars and fiddle and steel licks.
WATCH | SPENSER CONFIDENTIAL
Who doesn’t love Mark Wahlberg, the same guy whose family has opened a restaurant in Key West? Check out his latest on Netflix, “Spenser Confidential” directed by Peter Berg (“Patriots Day,” also starring Wahlberg. Co-stars include Winston Duke and Alan Arkin and the movie is an adaptation of a 2013 Robert B. Parker novel. Parker is famous for the “Spenser” series that features a wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye.