Sneaky movie site streams audio-only movies for frenzy at work
To all the office jockeys in the world, I draw your attention to Listen to a Movie, a site that allows you (as the name suggests) to listen to the audio of thousands of movies, shows, and shows. Comedy specials, no video required.
Listen to a movie claims to have been created “for the world’s slave cabin workers who love to LISTEN to movies on the job”. It’s been around for a long time now – a LifeHacker item as of 2007, called it “Incredibly Cool and Seemingly Unlikely to Last”. The site allows you to stream the audio of the movie through your browser, no video player is needed.
There isn’t much in the Radio and Comedy categories, but the Movie and TV folders are full of great options. The original Star Trek, My cousin Vinny, Die hard, The thin man, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory… You have a fairly wide variety of options. Seriously, if you need an old favorite to put in the background, this is the place where you can do it for free, and without the risk of having an open video.
And if you think you need to be able to watch a movie to enjoy it, I recommend you to try the audio. You might be surprised.
If you have secretly watched an episode of Strange things from your desk, you are far from alone. A good 26 percent of respondents in a Netflix Poll 2017 said they binge on movies and TV shows at work. Given how ubiquitous streaming services are and how addicting the content can be, it’s probably no surprise that workers feel pressured to squeeze in an episode or two after another round of paperwork.
I do not judge. Not everyone works well in complete silence – I have a swing revival playlist that I listen to while writing, for example – but watching Netflix or YouTube probably isn’t going to do well in an average office environment. It might seem obvious, but a lot of employers wouldn’t be happy to walk past your desk and see you with your feet on the desk, catching up Black mirror.
Corn listen to a movie can still leave you flying under the radar. Besides the fact that it might not reduce your own productivity as much (assuming you can’t find another distraction for your eyeballs), it also means that you don’t have to keep a video open on your screen as you do. anyone could pass. and see.
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