Things we watched, listened to and streamed instead of watching the Super Bowl on Sunday.


This is the first podcast I’ve binge-listened to since Sarah Koenig’s first season of “Serial.” A must-listen for any film lover, “You Must Remember This” tells the stories of the secret or forgotten histories of Hollywood during the 20th century. From series about the many loves of famed film producer/aviator/womanizer Howard Hughes to the music and movie that surrounded the murders committed by infamous sociopath Charles Manson, this show is chock-full of all the love stories, rumors, scandals and betrayals that you would expect from Hollywood’s biggest stars and most powerful producers. (Emily Williams, assistant news editor)


All caught up on “Fargo” and “Mr. Robot?” Check out season one of “Better Call Saul” on Netflix. First discounting the series as a gimmick from to milk the fan-base of “Breaking Bad,” three episodes in I found myself hooked on the story of a miserable low-life attorney in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Portrayed by indie sketch comedian Bob Odenkirk, the crime dramedy is perfect for binge-ing even if you haven’t seen “Breaking Bad.” But hurry, season two premieres on AMC next week. Oh, and did I mention that it has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes? (A.J. Newberry, cartoonist)


You’ve probably heard “Love Me Like You Do” from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” soundtrack and “On My Mind,” the lead single from the album. But, if you’re looking for something new, ignore those and check out the other tracks. The majority are catchy dance tunes like, “I Do What I Love” and “Codes,” both of which have the potential to become hits, and my personal favorite, “Lost and Found,” stays true to Goulding’s electronic-pop vibe. You won’t be able to get it out of your head. (Marissa Stipek, opinion editor)


The best movie of 2015 that you’ve never heard about. Based on the actual events at Stanford University in the ’60s, this indie movie is a fantastic depiction of what happens when you mess with positions of power. They didn’t have the money for much advertising last year, so most people missed it on the big screen, but it’s definitely a must-see. (Connor Moriarty, photo editor)


This book is a feat of reporting. Eig tells the tale of four people, “crusaders” in his words, that made the idea of a birth control pill a reality, thereby challenging society’s misogynistic view of gender roles and sexuality. He makes marvelous use of the trove of letters, diaries and journal articles that the story’s four protagonist’s left behind. With this wealth of information, Eig is able to construct a gripping narrative that reads like a novel. But the book’s truth is its most important asset. This is certainly an important story, well told. (Reis Thebault, editor-in-chief)