Need A Boost? Here's Some Pop Culture Serotonin Not every day can be Friday, not every bit of weather can be sunny and not every plate can have cookies on it. That's why we love our pop culture serotonin — the stuff we watch, read and listen to that boosts our mood and makes us feel better. Today, we share some of our favorites.
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Need A Boost? Here's Some Pop Culture Serotonin

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Need A Boost? Here's Some Pop Culture Serotonin

Need A Boost? Here's Some Pop Culture Serotonin

Need A Boost? Here's Some Pop Culture Serotonin

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Ariana Grande, one of this year's most celebrated pop stars, performs at the 2018 iHeartRadio Wango Tango. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Ariana Grande, one of this year's most celebrated pop stars, performs at the 2018 iHeartRadio Wango Tango.

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Not every day can be Friday, not every bit of weather can be sunny and not every plate can have cookies on it. That's why we love our pop culture serotonin — the stuff we watch, read and listen to that boosts our mood and makes us feel better. Today, we share some of our favorites with you via a raucous and ridiculous round-table discussion.

Stephen's serotonin picks:

Barrie's serotonin picks:

Sam's serotonin picks:

Linda's serotonin picks:

What makes Stephen happy: NES Classic Edition

What makes Barrie happy: Baby Monkey, Private Eye

What makes Sam happy: Will Smith's Instagram feed

What makes Linda happy: Spineless and Soul of an Octopus

The audio was produced and edited by Vincent Acovino and Jessica Reedy.