Free Tacos and TV?! A Guide to Quarantine Freebies

The world is in a never ending game of hot lava. Hot Lava is what I’m calling quarantine, by the way, go ahead and try it. The next time you see someone jogging and you feel bad that you’re not exercising just say to yourself, “Oh man… she’s not gonna win, she’s covered in lava.” Congrats on killing it by the way at the hot lava challenge and staying at home. Look at you winning at everything!

Your prize for crushing it is a list of freebies you can do to avoid watching Tiger King for the 17th time. By the way if your partner has sardine oil in their Amazon cart, RUN. You’re in danger! Risk the hot lava!

SNACKY SNACKS

Multiple restaurants are offering free gift cards for online orders or free delivery. Here is a resource for restaurants offering such things!

– Del Taco is offering 2 free tacos when you sign up for their online eclub

The Cheesecake Factory is offering a $10 e-gift card for every $50 gift card purchased

Buffalo Wild Wings – BOGO (buy one get one free for those of you that are new to deals, also, welcome!) traditional wings on Tuesdays and BOGO boneless wings on Thursdays PLUS free delivery

CLASSY AF

Hey, have you ever wanted to go to the symphony or the opera in your pajama jams but were too worried that you’d be scoffed at? Well, well, well, well, well, your time has finally come!

Seattle Symphony Enjoy free performances. 

The Met The Met is offering nightly broadcasts on streaming services and their website of past performances. 

CINEPHILES

You may not be able to go to the movie theater right now, and depending on where you are, a drive-in might be out of the question, but the following sites have you more than covered for movies!

Vudu: Free TV and Movies 

Sling TV: Live TV Streaming

Lionsgate: Free movies streaming Fridays at 6PM PST hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis

Tubi: Free TV and Movies

Shudder: CODE: SHUTIN for 30 days free! Joe Bob Briggs is back on Fridays for horror double features, finally something that’s live that you can enjoy with other people, that’s not the news! Also, who is enjoying the news? If you are, stop reading you don’t deserve this. 

Cinematic Void: Join one of LA’s best grindhouse institutions, Cinematic Void for a fun streaming event live on Fridays at 8:30 pm

FREE SHITT AND OTHER TV

Shitt’s Creek: Available on IMDB

Acorn TV: Acorn.TV The best in British programming 

HBO: Seven day free trial

Sundance Now: Free for 30 Days with code, SUNDANCENOW30

Battlestar Galactica: Streaming free thanks to SyFy 

Kid’s Shows: A list of kid shows that are streaming for free so you can avoid renting “Trolls 2” for the 700th time. 

GET YOUR LEARN ON

Fender Guitar Lessons: Free lessons for three months 

– Museum Tours: Visit museums from around the world 

Kanopy or Hoopla: Access your local library through Kanopy or Hoopla for digital books, movies, music, audiobooks and TV shows

MIND & BODY

Planet Fitness: Offers daily live classes at 4PM PST

Headspace: Meditation and relaxation exercises

Fitness App: List of fitness apps that are free during…hot lava

GAMES & COMICS

Cards against Humanity: Print and play version

Marvel: Free Marvel comics

Dark Horse: Free Dark Horse comics

Crayola: Free coloring book pages

Board Game Arena: Play multiple boardgames for free

This oughta get you through the next week, if not, there’s always “Tiger King” for the 18th time. Enjoy you lava fighters! 

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Jen Saunderson is best described as a human mogwai (whimsical and sometimes dark). Don't feed her after midnight! Saunderson is the creator and host of the IFC web series, “The Filling is Mutual,” along with her co-host Jenny Zigrino. The Jens also host a podcast of the same name, focused on their love for comedy and food. Saunderson has toured internationally performing in Reykjavik, Edinburgh, London, Prague and Tokyo. She’s been a judge’s favorite on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, had her head chopped off on Comedy Central’s Badass Bitches of History and has appeared on each season of FOX’s Laughs. She can be seen every month performing with Los Angeles’ Pack Theater’s house sketch team, Squish. She is survived by her husband, two cats and dog named Gandalf… who may or may not be a wizard.

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