When Instagram joined the App Store in 2010, a culture of spontaneity ruled the platform. Amid the panic of the coronavirus, this social media lifestyle of yore has returned. 1:00 p.m.
Texas social work professor Brené Brown's tackles shame and vulnerability with her Netflix special. 12:00 p.m.
Prine’s genius was to seem bemused, confused, and amused at the cosmic comedy of life. His songs laughed and sighed, shrugged their shoulders, wept a little, ordered another beer. 12:00 p.m.
Advice from Amy Dickinson. 12:00 a.m.
Williamstown Theatre Festival cancels its summer season while other theaters postpone productions. 6:06 p.m.
He will serve on the NBC talent contest as Mega Mentor to the four contenders who survive the Battle Rounds. 5:00 p.m.
Josh Kantor is now pledging to continue the "7th-Inning Stretch," as he calls his 30-minute show, until baseball returns or people get sick of it. 2:22 p.m.
Some books of note on walking, for escapes of the body and mind. 1:42 p.m.
Two sitcoms — one current, one from my generation — kept my whole family happy and off of their personal screens. 5:20 p.m.
Nothing dispels the housebound blahs more reliably than a cast album of a topnotch musical comedy. 5:06 p.m.
The solo play written and performed by Melinda Lopez was inspired by caring for her aging mother during the last year of her life. 5:01 p.m.
Writers are notorious introverts, and reading is essentially a private experience. But Kate created a community, supporting and nurturing crime fiction authors as well as fans. 11:05 a.m.
Globe critic Matthew Gilbert navigates the week in TV. 7:00 p.m.
Zoos and aquariums across the nation are using digital tools as a way to keep their creatures connected to their adoring fans. 4:00 p.m.
The goal? To spread ideas that “can help us reflect and work through this uncertain time with a sense of responsibility, compassion and wisdom.” 2:45 p.m.