Games N’At. The South Side’s old-school arcade — mostly analog treats, from pinball to air hockey, with some FPG thrown in — is a great place to take a kid, or nostalgic adults. 2010 Josephine St. 412-481-2002
Strangers Podcast. Lea Thau’s project is a collection of first-person narratives about the strangers in our lives, and it’s as moving and personal as a conversation between you and your device can get. www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/strangers
W/ Bob and David. This four-episode (and one special) Netflix series reunites Bob Odenkirk, David Cross and the rest of the cast of HBO’s Mr. Show.
Between the World and Me. Ta-Nehisi Coate’s 2015 book was on all the year’s-best lists, and with good reason: His urgent yet nuanced exploration of the criminalization of black bodies and other aspects of America’s racial pathology remains all too relevant.