With the bookstores and movie theaters getting ready for the holiday season, fill up your free time with the newest local releases. Whether you are looking forward to home cooking or want to catch the latest blockbuster, check out these new NoVA releases this month.
Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave) by David Chang
Now that Chang, the Vienna native who created the Momofuku restaurant empire, has put out a microwave cookbook, we don’t feel quite so guilty about nuking our dinner.
Vienna Cars + Coffee
Listen in on a chat while you drink your morning coffee with this NoVA-based podcast. Whether you’re a car lover or want to hear from others in the community, pour a steamy cup of joe, grab some ear buds, and tune in.
The futuristic 1965 novel is back on the big screen, surely less surreal than David Lynch’s 1984 rendition, taking viewers on a journey to a desert planet in theaters and on HBO Max. The A-list cast includes Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, and DC native Dave Bautista.
Fighting Political Gridlock by David Toscano
As we head into the gubernatorial election this month, the former mayor of Charlottesville looks into how states are attacking education and climate change reform.
Virginia Legends & Lore by Charles A. Mills
We all know that the Old Dominion State is full of history, but what do we know about the murkier side of its past? From the various legends behind George Washington and his family to the 19th-century death of the Female Stranger in Alexandria, Mills spills the tea about what happened in our own backyards.