You, Lowly Non-HBO-Haver, Can Now Watch HBO for Free

Just in time for Game of Thrones, Veep, and Silicon Valley.

HBO Now Streaming Service Available to Non Subscribers
(Image credit: Marie Claire)

You—yes, you—with your lowest-priced cable package or your roommate's friend's dad's streaming sign-in that you found out they just changed and you're stuck trying to guess the new password; you, planning your "girls' nights" so they coincide with your favorite HBO programs that you can watch at your friend's house—now is your time.

HBO has just released their standalone streaming service, HBO Now, and you can rest easy knowing the world is a better place. At $15 a month, we can all stream. Everyone. Together. Now anyone (well, anyone with an iPhone or iPad or Apple TV) can watch Daenerys wrangle her dragons on Game of Thrones, Hannah Horvath say something infuriating on Girls, and Gary, well, just be Gary on Veep.

This is what joy feels like. Pure, unadulterated joy.

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Samantha Leal
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Samantha Leal is the Deputy Editor at Well+Good, where she spends most of her day thinking of new ideas across platforms, bringing on new writers, overseeing the day-to-day of the website, and working with the awesome team to produce the best stories and packages. Before W+G, she was the Senior Web Editor for Marie Claire and the Deputy Editor for, with bylines all over the internet. Graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a minor in African history, she’s written everything from travel guides to political op-eds to wine explainers (currently enrolled in the WSET program) to celebrity profiles. Find her online pretty much everywhere @samanthajoleal.