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Celebrating Black History Month

2019-02-01T11:38:14-08:00Books, Movies|

February is Black History Month, a great opportunity to focus on African American contributions to the American story, African American struggles, and the beauty, art, and talent of African American people. At Likewise, we've compiled watch lists of Award-Winning Movies, great books to read during Black History Month, and books especially for young [...]

When Oscar Gets it Wrong


First off, props to the Academy, because this year's nominee list, announced on January 22, is more diverse than any in recent memory. Still, the field is not without controversy: Best Picture nominees 'Green Book' and 'Bohemian Rhapsody' are both sparking debate, and the show remains Hart-less. We suggest you judge the Oscar nominees [...]

An Evening to Remember

2019-01-21T13:35:22-08:00Places, Restaurants|

At our first Likewise influencer event, we celebrated some of our power users at Local 360 in the heart of Belltown. Local 360 is a sustainable restaurant with an emphasis on local sourcing; the majority of the ingredients in the delicious appetizers were sourced within a 360 mile radius of Seattle. [...]

Toward Justice

2019-01-21T13:36:57-08:00Books, Movies, Podcasts, TV Shows|

The birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is an opportunity to remember that "the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." To that end, we recommend: Woke TV Shows  contributed by one of our brilliant users Movies That Pass the Bechdel Test, in which two women talk to [...]

Sips ‘n’ Snacks With Likewise

2019-01-21T13:32:44-08:00Places, Podcasts, Restaurants|

The great recommendations on Likewise come from great users. We celebrated some of our power users at Seattle's chic Local 360, a sustainable eatery in the heart of Belltown, with Sips & Snacks. Influencers and their plus ones enjoyed kebabs, sliders, crostini, and beverages while mingling with each other and the Likewise team. [...]

Big Brother Isn’t Watching You (You’re Watching Him)

2019-01-15T10:41:30-08:00TV Shows|

This just in: former Whitehouse Press Secretary Anthony Scaramucci will be a cast member on the new season of 'Big Brother: Celebrity Edition.' The Mooch will be joined by swimmer Ryan Lochte, Lindsay Lohan’s mother, wrestler Eva Marie, and Kato Kaelin, who is best known for being a witness in the OJ Simpson trial. [...]

What the Critics Chose (and What We’ll Watch Instead)

2019-01-14T12:40:44-08:00Movies, TV Shows|

'Roma' took home the top prize at the Critics' Choice Awards on Jan 13, spearheading a list of critically acclaimed movies that looks quite different from the Golden Globe winners, or the movies we love on Likewise. In the TV category, there was more agreement between the critics and the Hollywood Foreign Press [...]

The Life-Changing Magic of Watching Marie Kondo’s Show

2019-01-14T11:30:55-08:00TV Shows|

Twitter is blowing up in response to a show about tidying. You read that right. The show 'Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,' starring the author of best selling books about tidying, is strangely mesmerizing. Kondo's books can feel intimidating: her method involves extreme decluttering. You're supposed to say "Thank U, Next" to any [...]

Spring Is Coming

2019-01-13T08:39:03-08:00Movies, TV Shows|

If you’re like us, one of the highlights of the Golden Globe Awards was HBO's preview of what's in store for 2019, including a sneak peek into the final season of Game of Thrones! The all-too-brief glimpse was enough to spark a renewed excitement for GoT's April return. After 7 seasons Sansa Stark [...]

Fiji Girl FTW

2019-01-08T13:41:56-08:00Movies, TV Shows|

The unofficial star of the night at this year's Golden Globes was Kelleth Cuthbert. Who, you say? She's a young woman in blue who managed to photobomb several of the night's most prominent stars as she lurked in the background carrying a tray of Fiji water. So celebrated was she on social media [...]