Last Call: Marie Kondo heads to Netflix on January 1 to help you find tidying joy

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Kick off the new year by Tidying Up With Marie Kondo

If your new year’s resolution is to get your house in order (guilty), good news! Marie Kondo, world-famous best-selling author of 2012’s The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying, has landed her own Netflix series. Frankly, I’m just surprised it took this long, but I can’t wait to revel in watching the diminutive Kondo as she helps disorganized schlubs like myself. I never really caught on to the whole “giving thanks to objects that give you joy” thing, but I definitely want to see how Kondo applies her lofty (on the page) organizing ideals to real-life homes. What does one have to do to become a client of Kondo’s on this program? Asking for a messy friend. [Gwen Ihnat]

Life: Plants

Another on-Netflix series that’s perhaps not as practical as Marie Kondo’s tips but likely more mystifying: David Attenborough-narrated Life. I’ve been rewatching episodes of this when I need to destress, so it’s been on heavy rotation as the holidays approach. My favorite episode is Plants, specifically the carnivorous plants part. Do you actually know how a Venus flytrap works? Wild, man. [Kate Bernot]