Monthly Media Roundup: September

We’re already a month into the semester, can you believe it? But, that means it’s finally fall! The season when all of our favorite shows premiere and when we discover new shows to add to that list. Then, there are all the new movies and music that have practically been released all at once because everyone wants to start off the new season strong. Well, we kept track of everything in case you were too busy with school to stay up to date!

*Disclaimer: Some language and content may not be suitable for all audiences*

New Movie/Tv Releases in September 2019

It Chapter 2 was the sequel everyone was waiting for this September! Taking place 27 years after the first events, the Losers Club has grown up and have been brought back together to defeat Pennywise one last time.

You think your life is hard? Jodi, is a high school junior who wears size 13 Nikes. In this Netflix original movie, Tall Girl, Jodi is the tallest girl in her school and has always felt uncomfortable in her own skin. But after years of being made fun of and avoiding attention at all costs, she finally finds the confidence to stand tall. Whether Tall Girl was actually good or not is up in the air, but it sure was the talk of September!

Ad Astra stars Brad Pitt as an astronaut in this science fiction. Traveling to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father, he unravels a mystery that threatens the survival of the planet. If you’re a fan of Interstellar or First Man, this is definitely the movie for you!

Stumptown is a new crime drama where Cobie Smulder plays a sharp-witted army veteran who becomes a private investigator, featuring Jake Johnson and Michael Early.

Netflix has added a new whirlwind of a show to its list of originals. In The Politician, Ben Platt stars as Payton Hobart, a student who has known since age seven that he was going to be President of the United States. But first, he’ll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. This show has a lot to unpack, so be prepared to buckle in.

Debuting its fourth and final season, The Good Place continues the story of four people and their otherworldly frenemy who struggle in the afterlife to define what it means to be good. But what else can we say besides, pobody’s nerfect!

New Music/Podcast Corners

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, and Lana Del Rey, a collab we never expected! The trio came together to sing, Don’t Call Me Angel, for the new Charlie’s Angels movie being released in November.

On September 28, 2004, Jesse McCartney released his iconic album, Beautiful Soul. So, in honor of its 15th anniversary and our childhood, we just had to include it!

The Office reunion we’ve all been waiting for! So far, with only the trailer, The Office co-stars, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, have started their own podcast! Office Ladies re-watch episodes of The Office and share exclusive behind the scenes stories.

Ever wonder what it would be like if Ron Burgundy had his own podcast? Well no longer! Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in his Ron Burgundy Podcast. With each episode having a different theme, Ron engages in conversation with another notable person, that tend to get off track

Trending Light Reads

“The No. 1 mistake ‘even smart people make’ when creating to-do lists, according to a productivity guru” by David Allen

We feel that by creating to-do lists we’ve found a sure way to make sure we finish everything we need to. However, according to author, David Allen, the biggest waste of time and stress in the workplace is chasing to do-lists. Allen has created the “GTD” (Getting Things Done) method to help people discover how to accomplish more with ease.

Take a Social Media Break Weekly Like This Influencer by Katie Boué

The author, Katie Boué, is a social media manager and influencer. She fears that her screen time is beyond the average American. Being frustrated by her relationship with technology and taking a suggestion from her assistant, she decided to start No Social Sundays. Basically, on Sundays she tries to stay off social media and if she does go on any social media, she just restarts. Boué discusses her No Social Sundays and what she’s taken away from them.

Good News of the Month

Ryan King, 10-years-old, was born with spina bifida. Her fourth grade class at Tully Elementary School had been preparing to go on a field trip to Falls of the Ohio State Park and was heartbroken when she thought she couldn’t go, as she has relied on a wheelchair her whole life. However, after hearing about this, elementary school teacher, Jim Freeman, contacted the family. He offered to carry Ryan on his back for the entire field trip and that’s exactly what he did!

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