CT Recommends

CT recommends: Dua Lipa

Now 22, Dua Lipa has come out with a shimmery, sometimes sardonic, synth-pop debut album.

CT Recommends: Dan Barrett

Connecticut musician Dan Barrett's expansive discography as Have A Nice Life and Giles Corey exhibits his talents in capturing depression, mortality, and all aspects of human despair across a multitude of genres.

CT Recommends: ‘Shrink’

A show filled with Chicago-based improvisors from the iO and Second City, “Shrink” is an eight-episode series on the NBC/Amazon comedy streaming network, Seeso, and it’s the best show I’ve watched since “Atlanta.”

CT recommends: Angel Olsen

The breathiness of Lana Del Rey, the jazzy upbeat of Zooey Deschanel, and a devil’s-in-the-details touch that’s all her own, Angel Olsen’s album is one to dance around your room alone and maybe have a good cry to.

CT recommends: ‘Jackie’

“Jackie”—starring Natalie Portman in what should  be a career-defining role—goes far beyond the constraints of its genre, where it arrives at catharsis for both subject and viewer.

CT recommends: Shakey Graves

Few artists have the flexibility and consistent ability to amaze with their songwriting as Shakey Graves

CT Recommends: ‘The Babadook’

It’s a story about grief and depression—two subjects rarely talked about in mainstream media, and even more rarely talked about correctly.

Fuller House: just the same, but brand new

The new Netflix comedy “Fuller House,” a reboot of the original series that aired from 1987-95, has been described as a “porn parody without the porn.”

Jerry Seinfeld wants you to live in the moment

Once Papa concluded his routine, Seinfeld came out with his full-fledged charm and larger-than-life bravado. For the next hour and a half, Seinfeld brought us to hysterics only with a wooden stool, a bottle of water, and his iconic voice.

‘All the President’s Men’ deserves a rewatch

Though the book is far more detailed and exact, the 1976 film–starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford–expresses the paranoia of the era in all of its creeping eeriness.