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Gabe & Rach's 2021 Recommendation List

Gabe & I like to think that together we are connoisseurs of excellent music, movies, tv shows, books, recipes, and more! We've compiled a list of things we love that we think you'd like as well! Check it out below:


Snow Piercer


Lord of the Rings

LaLa Land


The Shining

No Country for Old Men

Rosemary's Baby

The Conjuring

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Jurassic Park I, II, and III




Pulp Fiction

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood


Little Women

Portrait of a Lady on Fire


A Star is Born


The Dark Knight

Star Wars



Mean Girls

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind




Pineapple Express

Knives Out

The Girl on the Train

I Care a Lot.

Fight Club



Uncut Gems



Les Miserables

Before I Go to Sleep

Nocturnal Animals

All Good Things

Jon Wick I, II, & III

About Time

The Departed

There Will Be Blood

Shutter Island

Ex Machina


Music Artists: (all can be found on Spotify)

Sturgill Simpson

Jason Isbell

Tyler Childers

Colter Wall

Arctic Monkeys

Lana Del Rey

Billie Eilish


Elton John

Merle Haggard

Led Zeppelin

Townes Van Zandt

Lady Gaga

Florence & The Machine

Ray LaMontagne

Frank Ocean

Manchester Orchestra

Noah Cyrus

Amanda Rockenbach

Brandi Carlile

Billy Joel


The Strokes

Fleetwood Mac

Willie Nelson

Billy Strings

Britney Spears


The Beatles


Chris Stapleton


Johnny Cash

Cat Power

Def Leppard

Miles Davis

Donna Missal

Ricky Nelson



Joan Jett



Phil Collins

Billie Holliday

Stoplight Observations


Jim Croce

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Cardi B


Lil Nas X


Self Compassion by Kristin Neff, PhD.

Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

How to Be an Adult in Love by Dr. David Richo, PhD.

The Anti-Anxiety Notebook by "Cognitive Behavioral Therapists"

Without Conscience by Dr. Robert Hare, PhD.

Misery by Stephen King

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Third Girl by Agatha Christie

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

Sisters of Sword and Song by Rebecca Ross

Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

The Shining by Stephen King

Recipes / Food:

Mushroom Dumplings

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites

The Best Homemade Apple Pie

Crispy Potato Skins

Viral Feta Pasta

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chicken Tamale Chili

Chobani Cold Brew

Pickled Pepperoncini Peppers

Mateo's Salsa (we like to get the "hot" one, but that's only a good choice for those who like the spice. Pair it with Santita's corn chips.)

The Best Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Podcasts: (all can be found on Spotify)

Murder Squad

My Favorite Murder

Someone Knows Something

Philosophize This!

Dimension 20

Serial (Season One)

Dr. Death

Missing & Murdered

Atlanta Monster

The Clearing

Board Games:

For the Girls

Dungeons & Dragons

Do or Drink

Trekking the National Parks

Monopoly Deal

Cards Against Humanity

Ticket to Ride

TV Shows:

The Wire

True Detective (Season One)

The Haunting of Hill House on Netflix

The Haunting of Bly Manor on Netflix

Handmaid's Tale on Hulu

Game of Thrones on HBO Max

Mare of Easttown on HBO Max

Stranger Things on Netflix

Love Island UK and AU on Hulu

Too Hot to Handle on Netflix

Atlanta on Hulu

Dr. Death on Peacock

Ozark on Netflix

The Boys on Amazon Prime

Schitt's Creek on Amazon Prime

Parks and Recreation on Peacock

The Office on Peacock

The Witcher on Netflix

Fleabag on Amazon Prime

Arrested Development on Netflix

Behind Her Eyes on Netflix

Rick and Morty on Adult Swim

Big Mouth on Netflix

Castle Rock on Hulu

Attack on Titan on HBO Max

The Act on Hulu

Chernobyl on HBO Max

When They See Us on Netflix

Mrs. America on Hulu

Band of Brothers on HBO Max

Halston on Netflix

Mindhunter on Netflix

The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story on YouTube

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon Prime

Ordeal by Innocence on Amazon Prime

Sharp Objects on HBO Max

The Queen's Gambit on Netflix

Fargo on Hulu


Wild Wild Country on Netflix

Fyre on Netflix

Our Planet on Netflix

Tell Me Who I Am on Netflix

The Inventor on HBO Max

Leaving Neverland on HBO Max

Amanda Knox on Netflix

Mommy Dead & Dearest on HBO Max

Catfish on Amazon Prime

Catfish the TV Show on Hulu

Abducted in Plain Sight on Netflix

The Keepers on Netflix

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer on Amazon Prime

Five Foot Two on Netflix

Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez on Netflix

Don't **ck with Cats on Netflix

The Jinx: The Life and Death of Robert Durst on HBO Max

The Case Against Adnan Syed on HBO Max

Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes on Netflix

Video / Computer Games:

The Last of Us: Part 1 on PS4

The Last of Us: Part 2 on PS4

Skyrim on PS4

Control on PS4

Grand Theft Auto V on PS4

Bloodborne on PS4

Red Dead Redemption II on PS4

Minecraft on PS4

God of War on PS4

Horizon Zero Dawn on PS4

Ghost of Tsushima on PS4

Mario Kart 8 on Nintendo Switch

Duck Game on Nintendo Switch

The Nancy Drew Games on PC or old Mac OS'

Total War Games on PC

If you try any of these out, don't hesitate to let us know what you think. Email us at or post it on your instagram story with a tag for @papillon.visuals!


Rach & Gabe


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