Stuff We Love Right Now: 'Star Trek' Swimwear, British Period Comedies, & More

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Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Museum of Pop Culture

POP CULTURE BUCKET LIST
MARVEL: UNIVERSE OF SUPER HEROES
Tickets available at MoPOP.org

If this year’s cinematic blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War wasn’t enough to satisfy your Marvel appetite, get a taste of the Universe of Super Heroes exhibit at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP). Running through January 2019, the display features over 300 original artifacts, sought-after comic book pages, props and more that tell the history of Marvel’s characters. It’s all in time for next year’s 80th anniversary of the comic book and entertainment giant. —Jim Halterman, West Coast Bureau Chief

Star Trek bathing suit
ThinkGeek

PUBLIC DISPLAY OF TV LOVE
STAR TREK SWIMWEAR
Buy on ThinkGeek.com

Fans of the franchise can show off their love at the pool or the beach thanks to nerdy retail site ThinkGeek.com. Also available in other fun designs and out-of-this-world swim trunks. Live long and hit the water! —Jennifer Halper, Photo Editor

Upstart Crow
Colin Hutton/BBC

Genre spotlight
British PERIOD COMEDIES
Stream on BritBox

British historical dramas, while enjoyable, are a ha’penny a dozen. And sometimes I’d rather laugh at the past. My period sitcom recs are Upstart Crow, starring Peep Show’s David Mitchell (above) as a harried Shakespeare dealing with complaints that his plays are far too long and incomprehensible, and Up the Women, where daffy suffragettes (including one played by Call the Midwife’s Judy Parfitt) find the usual protest methods, like hunger strikes, maybe a bit too challenging. —Diane Snyder, Copy Editor

Retta
St. Martin's Press

READING MATERIAL
SO CLOSE TO BEING THE SH*T, Y’ALL DON’T EVEN KNOW BY RETTA
Available May 29 where books are sold

The Parks and Recreation alum has been flexing her dramatic chops this spring on Good Girls, so I was super psyched to laugh out loud again with her and her new book. Retta is one of the funniest, most delightful people on TV, and this collection of essays perfectly captures her unflinchingly honest, conversational voice. Not to mention, it’s hilarious! Reading it feels like chatting with her at a party. And I should know, ’cause I’ve done it before. —John Russell, Staff Writer

Cobra Kai
YouTube Red

’80s NOSTALGIA
COBRA KAI
Stream on YouTube Red

In a world of reboots, I think YouTube Red’s no-mercy new series (already renewed for Season 2) is sweeping the competition’s leg. Cobra Kai shows us that Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny (William Zabka, inset) still have a score to settle 34 years after the All Valley Karate Championship—and settle it they do, with a great balance of comedy, drama and nostalgia. Speaking of balance, we also get plenty of references to Mr. Miyagi (the late Pat Morita), the man who taught us that balance is everything. —Sai Saha (right), Senior Marketing Manager

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Another week means more selections for things we're watching, listening to, wearing, and more.

In this roundup of stuff we love, the TV Guide Magazine and TV Insider staff share what's occupying their time when it comes to TV and beyond. From Trekkie bathing suits to Good Girls star Retta's new book, there's plenty to enjoy.

Click through the gallery above to see what other shows and apps are on their list this time around.

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