HMG Recs: What We’ve Been Loving Lately


Many of us are still adjusting to the lifestyle of working from home and putting our social lives on pause. Our living rooms have turned into our gyms and our kitchen tables have become work stations. Let’s be honest, the most fun some of us are having is going to the grocery store twice a month. It can be really difficult to find a good work-life balance when our homes and our workspaces are morphed into one. It’s important that we take time out of our days to unwind and have some fun. So, we’ve come up with a few recommendations for some entertainment that we think you’ll love.

Blaine Recommends

Blaine is our Senior Visual Designer and a creative genius if we do say so ourselves. He’s constantly impressing us with his one-of-a-kind photography skills and calligraphy. He’s our go-to guy for the newest design tools and music for any mood. Lately, he’s been sending the HMG team his favorite albums and Spotify playlists and they never disappoint! Check ’em out:

Blaine’s Daily Mix 2

Résistance by Songoy Blues 

Rock Bottom Rhapsody by Pokey LaFarge 


Ian Recommends

Our Digital Marketing Specialist, Ian, is basically a human encyclopedia. He can tell you anything you want to know about everything, with lots of puns included.  Whether we have a broken kitchen appliance, need an update on what’s going on in the world, or care for an Ancient Roman history lesson, Ian can help. He’s a triple threat with a movie, music, and podcast recommendation:

Movie: Booksmart

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale

Playlist: RetroWave / Outrun

Daniel Recommends

Daniel is our Creative Services Manager who we can always rely on to get the whole team laughing and in a good mood. There isn’t such thing as a boring day when he’s around! Daniel’s got some recs that are both trendy and classic. Give them a go:

Podcast: Armchair Expert with Dax Shephard

Movie: Die Hard

Album: Minutes to Midnight by Linkin Park

Thalia Recommends

It’s me! I’m Thalia, HMG’s Social Media and Marketing intern. I won’t call myself a wizard in anything, but I will say in a ping-pong tournament, I wouldn’t be last. I’ve really enjoyed working from home and Netflix — lot’s of Netflix. Here are some shows I’ve been loving for the last few months:

Comedy: Schitt’s Creek

Drama: Unorthodox

Not on Netflix, but still good reality TV: Shark Tank (especially the reruns)


We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! Times are tough right now, but we still deserve to enjoy the small things! So, stay tuned for more of the things we’ve been loving. There’s plenty more to come like recipes, home workouts, favorite brews, and more!