Top 10 Things to Read, Watch & Listen to from June 26-July 2

1. Minions: The Rise of Gru (July 1)

In this hilarious followup to the 2016 smash hit, follow the minions (voiced by Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud) as they join forces with a young Gru (voiced once again by Steve Carell) to help him take over the world.

2. Welcome to the OC, Bitches! (Season 3) (Spotify)

Join The OC co-stars Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke, as they once again revisit and give the behind-the-scenes scoop on the cult favorite teen TV drama.

3. The Song That Moves the Sun by Anna Bright (June 28)

In this powerful contemporary fantasy, disenchanted friends Claudia and Rora meet Major and Amir, who are from the secret cities of the spheres. These spheres, ruled by the magic of the astrological signs, are experiencing a disruption. To find the causation, Claudia and Rora will travel on a magical journey, full of discovery and romance, in order to restore balance.

4. Andy Grammar Talks Saved My Life, Honey, I’m Good, Singles vs. Albums, Keep Your Head Up & TikTok, The Zach Sang Show (YouTube)

In this new episode of the popular podcast, modern legend Andy Grammar stops by the studio to discuss the aforementioned songs, what it’s like creating singles versus creating albums, and his growing TikTok career.

5. Madagascar: A Little Wild, Final Season (Hulu) (June 30)


Prepare for the eighth and final season, as the pre-cinematic adventures of Marty, Melman, Gloria and Alex in the Central Park Zoo.

6. Mercury (Acts I & II) by Imagine Dragons (June 28)

In this sensational new album from one of the world’s biggest rock bands, experience a number of fresh singles about tragedy, and overcoming the challenges in your life, ranging from ‘Cutthroat’ to ‘My Life’.

7. Stealing Infinity (Stolen Beauty #1) by Alyson Noel (June 28)

Troubled teen Natasha is accepted into an off-the-grid school, run by an enigmatic, billionaire tech guru. When she gets entangled with the handsome-but not entirely trustworthy-Braxton, Natasha learns she has a unique gift. One that she’s got all the time in the world to harness.

8. YEM Exclusive Interview: Love, Victor, Season 3/All About Connor! (Video Interview)

In honor of the recent premiere of Love, Victor’s final season, YEM got to sit down with actor Tyler Lofton and talk about his experience portraying the new supporting character Connor, Rahim’s love interest after Victor (spoiler alert) chooses Benji over him. He also discussed the bonding between cast members off and on set, and fun BTS stories.

9. This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede (June 28)


Alessa rushes to find a partner and prevent an invasion of demons on her island. After a priest convinces people the only solution is killing her, Alessa hires a secretive outcast named Dante as her bodyguard.

10. Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course (June 30)

In this exciting Cuphead installment, Cuphead and Mugman take on a new series of multi-faceted bosses, to assist Chef Saltbaker in their epic last quest.