Netflix Now: Kareem Abdul-JaBLAMO Editon


April has really been a weird month. With its wacky weather, unfortunate deaths, and racism. The whole Donald Sterling thing seemed absurd. A white man says some racist comments in a private conversation, that conversation gets leaked to TMZ, and cede white man gets a lifetime ban from the NBA. While I’m not going to say I condone the man’s words (being a racist is not cool), I believe Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said it best when he pointed out the weirdness of the whole situation in his great TIME article

So, if we’re all going to be outraged, let’s be outraged that we weren’t more outraged when his racism was first evident. Let’s be outraged that private conversations between people in an intimate relationship are recorded and publicly played. Let’s be outraged that whoever did the betraying will probably get a book deal, a sitcom, trade recipes with Hoda and Kathie Lee, and soon appear on Celebrity Apprentice and Dancing with the Stars.

At least Netflix Instant isn’t racist. This week we have some gems like Don Jon, The 
Pervert’s Guide to Ideology, Metallica Through the Never, Odd Thomas, and…uh…The Benchwarmers? Hit the jump for the full list.  

Clippers Owner Donald Sterling to Girlfriend: Don't Bring Black People to My Games (Audio) | TMZ
  • The Benchwarmers
  • Bullet
  • Camp Lazlo!
  • Don Jon
  • Freedomland
  • House of Good and Evil
  • How It’s Made: Season 13
  • The Inbetweeners: Season 3
  • Jungle Gold
  • Kiss the Water
  • A Liga
  • Lost Girl: Seasons 1/2
  • Malcolm in the Middle: Season 1
  • Man of Vendetta 
  • Metallica Through the Never
  • Muscle Shoals
  • Odd Thomas
  • The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology
  • Raising Hope: Season 1
  • The Riverman
  • The Selfish Giant
  • Shahid
  • Sklar Brothers: What Are We Talking About
  • Weekender
  • When a Woman’s Fed Up
  • You Will Be My Son

New additions to Netflix Watch Instantly apply only to readers in the United States. For those in other parts of the world, your choices may vary

Weekly Netflix Now Awards

Most Likely to be Watched First

Odd Thomas

Most Likely to be Rewatched First

Don Jon

Wide Release Made to be Seen via Netflix Instant

Metallica Through the Never

Most Likely to Never Leave My Queue

Raising Hope

Most Likely to be Watched Out of Perverse Curiousity

The Benchwarmers

My Pants



Kiss the Water

Most Direct Title

You Will Be My Son

Best Title

When a Woman’s Fed Up

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