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Fake People, Pure Product

Joyfully imagining something might be true in the privacy of one’s own mind seems a very different thing than “profiting from” and “getting off on” it. Exploitative. The word is exploitative.

Disney Plus

Disney + Lives Up to the Hype

I not only had to work, but kept running into extra obligations that have kept me from doing the only thing I truly wanted to: binge watching Disney + so that I could tell you how awesome it is.

TV shows

TV Reviews for Regular People

There are 2 kinds of programs: shows that win Emmy awards & shows that people actually watch. I’m starting this new series of TV reviews for “real people.”

Up the Creek

The show could resort to the expected obvious jokes when these characters meet the salt of the earth townsfolk of Schitt’s creek. But the surprise here is how the show manages to only skirt the cheap gags and predictable slapstick and reveals some heart beneath the trite veneer.