Kick-off the roaring ’20s with some inspiration from our contributors, who’ve rounded up their picks for anyone looking for a fresh start, a fresh hero, or a fresh perspective.
Surprise Me
Arlene Schindler

Blindspotting

At a time when our lives have become more isolated, with nameless people providing food and services through our phones, Blindspotting drops us into a community of neighbors who show up for each other. Old school? Maybe, but it could be what we need right now.

Uplift Me
Cindy White

Ted Lasso

Earning the most Emmy nominations for a freshman comedy, Ted Lasso delivered the role model we didn’t know we needed, and proved that upbeat comedy can win over critics, academy voters, and fans across the generations and political divides.

Give Me Hope
Cindy White

The Me You Can’t See

For anyone dealing with any kind of mental issue, this series will show them they’re not alone. It doesn’t have all the answers, but it sparks a conversation and may even provide a lifeline to those longing to be seen.

Enlighten Me
Melissa Roth

Dolores

A gripping history lesson that also sheds light on the methods, risks, and compromises required to organize and sustain a movement.

Up My Adrenaline
Dr. Juli Fraga

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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