Welcome. Let’s speak about leftovers. It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and whereas I’ve been wanting ahead to spending the day with folks I haven’t seen for 2 years, I used to be maybe equally anticipating Leftovers Friday, which is the primary day, actually, of Leftovers Weekend. I hope you’ve availed your self of a sandwich with all of the fixings by the point you learn this.
If Thanksgiving fare isn’t your factor, otherwise you’ve had your fill of it, I hope you’re digging into one thing else. Joan Nathan’s matzo ball hen stew, maybe? Stouffer’s-inspired mac and cheese?
A vacation weekend is the proper time to compensate for studying, and also you’ll don’t have any drawback discovering one thing to go well with you from our Books desk’s annual compilation of 100 Notable Books. (I’ve obtained Jo Ann Beard’s “Competition Days” on deck.)
Paul Thomas Anderson’s Nineteen Seventies-set “Licorice Pizza” is in theaters in New York and Los Angeles, and you may catch the animated movie “Encanto” across the nation. For individuals who desire the consolation of the sofa, Jeremy Renner stars within the new Marvel collection, “Hawkeye,” on Disney+. In case you’ve obtained a bunch of individuals with disparate tastes on the lookout for one thing to look at collectively, that may be the factor.
I hope you have got not less than one likelihood this weekend to totally meet up with somebody, to listen to about what they’ve been doing and the way they’ve been dealing. Get different folks’s tales. Inform them yours. Holidays are milestones, instances for taking inventory, after we measure our lives by what’s occurred since this second on the calendar final yr. Or, maybe, this second two years in the past.
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Due to all who’ve despatched of their catharsis songs, the songs which were providing them launch from large feelings currently. Ship yours to [email protected] and we’ll put all of them collectively in a single lengthy exhalation of a playlist. (Take a look at our earlier playlists right here and right here.) Or simply write to us about no matter’s in your thoughts. We’re At Dwelling and Away. We’ll learn each letter despatched. As all the time, you’ll discover extra concepts for main a full and cultured life, at house and elsewhere, under. I’ll see you subsequent week.