Entertainment in containment

Your couch is your new best friend. Might as well turn on the TV and embrace it! And now you don’t need to feel guilty for skipping social outings and wearing sweatpants until noon. You’re being responsible.

But what to watch? When the standard 30 Rock marathon runs thin, we have all the hidden gems that never made it to your Netflix or Hulu queue. Engrossing dramas? Check. Comedic relief? Check. Enlightening documentaries to make you feel just a little less guilty about all your tube time? We’ve got that, and a lot more.

The best podcasts of 2021

There are hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there for nearly every subject. We’ve compiled a list of the best podcasts, whatever your interests may be.

The best podcasts for kids of any age

Whether your kids love science or music, there are some amazing podcasts out there. We've picked some of the best for all age groups, from toddlers to teens.

The best iPhone and iPad games for kids

Apple's App store is a cornucopia of entertainment and learning apps for kids. We've sorted through some kid favorites to offer the best iOS games available.
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How to use Netflix Party to stream movies and shows with your friends

Netflix Party is bringing people together when they're asked to stay apart. Here's how to use the service.
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The best video games to play while stuck at home

Stuck inside? Dive into our list of top RPGs, level designers, and sports simulators to play away the day.
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The best Google Stadia games for 2021

There may not be a lot of Stadia titles available, but the ones that are available are undeniably excellent.
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Where to watch free movies online

You want great streaming entertainment and you don't want to pay for it. No problem: The web is chock-full of free movies. Here's where you can find them.
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The best free streaming TV services right now

In this day and age, you don't have to break the bank to stream. In fact, with many free services providing movies and TV shows, you don't need the bank at all.
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The best iMessage games for 2021

You may use it mostly for sending text messages for free, but you can also play games via iMessage. Here's our pick of the best iMessage games available now.
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The best online concerts to watch in August

There's no shortage of impressive daily musical lineups
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Watch these virtual concert livestreams during your social distancing

There's no shortage of impressive daily musical lineups
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San Diego Comic-Con 2020 brought back to life as Comic-Con at Home

No dates have been revealed yet for the virtual event
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Alamo Drafthouse offers on-demand service for a stay-at-home world

The movie theater chain wants a piece of the VOD market
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AMC’s Trolls feud proves movie theater chains may be their own worst enemy

Who could have guessed that kids' flick would tear apart the movie business?
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Spotify says the pandemic has changed how we listen to music and podcasts

Every day now looks like the weekend, the streaming service said
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is staying creative while stuck at home

'For a lot of people, staying at home is a luxury they can't afford,' he says
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Free on Apple TV: Pearl Jam’s new album is now a Dolby Vision/Atmos experience

This will be a great chance to experience Dolby Atmos Music for the first time
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How to watch tonight’s One World: Together at Home benefit concert

Here's everything you need to know about the big show
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All the social distancing hashtags you need to know

From #stayhome to #quarentineandchill, this is the new social slang
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What’s safe for kids to watch on YouTube?

It all depends on how much you know
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Get free Howard Stern, plus 300 more SiriusXM channels, until May 15

No credit cards and no contracts are required to get satellite radio for free
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How accurate are the pandemic movies you’re binge-watching?

We spoke to real doctors who deal with actual viruses
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Why everyone is binge-watching pandemic movies right now

Wouldn't it make more sense for us to enjoy some escapism?
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