Dr. Juli Fraga

Dr. Juli Fraga

Dr. Juli Fraga is a psychologist who’s written for NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post and VICE. As a creative person, she loves what television shows and movies can teach us about psychological concepts and human behavior. 
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Maiden

A lesson in surviving childhood trauma, channeling energy into a worthy cause, and fighting to win — even when the majority says victory is impossible.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

At first glance a true crime story, the film is actually a look at how poverty, loneliness and imposter syndrome can seduce someone into creating a false reality.

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Inside Out

Inside Out can serve as a useful prompt for families, friends, and couples to discuss how they view happiness, handle tough emotions, and resolve conflict.

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Workin’ Moms

When you can’t make it out of the house to attend a support group for new moms, this can be a great substitute. By showing the human side of motherhood, the series helps normalize maternal ambivalence, “mommy guilt,” and the pressure many women feel to be “perfect” moms.

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Serendipity

A lesson in authenticity, the power of friendship, and acting on your gut feeling, even when the odds are against you.

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A Christmas Story

Looking for a holiday movie to watch with the entire family? If so this is a classic worth re-watching.

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A Black Lady Sketch Show

A Black Lady Sketch Show is a fun, funny, and smart way to spend 30 minutes. Don’t be mad if you find yourself binging the entire series in one sitting.

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Origin Story: How Friends Became the Ultimate Watercooler Hit

After a year-long delay due to the pandemic, the much-anticipated Friends Reunion Special finally has a “stream date”:  Thursday, May 27th, a tribute to its original “Must-See TV” night.  The big event is expected to be a turning point for HBOMax, turning the service into “Must Stream TV.” David Janollari was a young development executive

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The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness

The subtitle isn’t just referring to David Berkowitz’s murderous rampage, but one investigator’s never-ending quest for the truth.

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Stream and Scream: The Best Horror Movie Sequels

In honor of yet another Saw sequel, we present some of the best horror movie sequels to stream. When there’s money to be made, horror villains, no matter how shriveled, dead, or decapitated, always manage to return.

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Girls5eva

Loaded with talent in front of and behind the cameras, this throwback musical comedy is wacky, mindless fun with a satirical edge. And there are only eight episodes, so it’s hardly a serious commitment.

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Meet Loskey’s Lori Cunningham

How does one person tackle challenges as large as the health of the planet and systemic gender inequality around the world?  For Lori Cunningham, it began with an everyday challenge that was right in front of her. Perpetually in search of the perfect t-shirt, she set out to create a line of shirts and tops

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Vincenzo

Looking for an action-adventure, mafia epic, kooky comedy, or romantic thriller? This unconventional K-drama checks all the boxes.

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The Mosquito Coast

Watching The Mosquito Coast, you get the sense that Apple TV+ was trying to make its version of Netflix’s immensely popular thriller series Ozark. And it succeeded.

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The Best of What’s New in Streaming

From Emmy-worthy limited series to family-friendly animated action shows to a Star Wars spin-off, May is bringing a wide range of worthy titles across the streaming services — the ones not named Netflix (you can view for our Netflix picks here).  There’s even the return of a show that was gone for a decade that

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A Black Lady Sketch Show

A Black Lady Sketch Show is a fun, funny, and smart way to spend 30 minutes. Don’t be mad if you find yourself binging the entire series in one sitting.

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Origin Story: How Friends Became the Ultimate Watercooler Hit

After a year-long delay due to the pandemic, the much-anticipated Friends Reunion Special finally has a “stream date”:  Thursday, May 27th, a tribute to its original “Must-See TV” night.  The big event is expected to be a turning point for HBOMax, turning the service into “Must Stream TV.” David Janollari was a young development executive

Read More »
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The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness

The subtitle isn’t just referring to David Berkowitz’s murderous rampage, but one investigator’s never-ending quest for the truth.

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Stream and Scream: The Best Horror Movie Sequels

In honor of yet another Saw sequel, we present some of the best horror movie sequels to stream. When there’s money to be made, horror villains, no matter how shriveled, dead, or decapitated, always manage to return.

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Girls5eva

Loaded with talent in front of and behind the cameras, this throwback musical comedy is wacky, mindless fun with a satirical edge. And there are only eight episodes, so it’s hardly a serious commitment.

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Meet Loskey’s Lori Cunningham

How does one person tackle challenges as large as the health of the planet and systemic gender inequality around the world?  For Lori Cunningham, it began with an everyday challenge that was right in front of her. Perpetually in search of the perfect t-shirt, she set out to create a line of shirts and tops

Read More »
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Vincenzo

Looking for an action-adventure, mafia epic, kooky comedy, or romantic thriller? This unconventional K-drama checks all the boxes.

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The Mosquito Coast

Watching The Mosquito Coast, you get the sense that Apple TV+ was trying to make its version of Netflix’s immensely popular thriller series Ozark. And it succeeded.

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The Best of What’s New in Streaming

From Emmy-worthy limited series to family-friendly animated action shows to a Star Wars spin-off, May is bringing a wide range of worthy titles across the streaming services — the ones not named Netflix (you can view for our Netflix picks here).  There’s even the return of a show that was gone for a decade that

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