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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.

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Will Streaming Ever Replace Cable?

The advent of streaming gave people hope that we could at long last be freed from the tyranny of the cable bundle. Sadly, for most of us, the dream goes unfulfilled.

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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.

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TV Reviews for Regular People: The Unicorn

It’s the end of the free meals that pushes Walt to a breaking point, and his friends use this as an opening to tell him it’s time to move on.

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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.”

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On Changing The Subject

A place where you can go to get news about sports, sports, sports and not Trump, Trump, Trump.

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All-In For Alfred

The fascinating history of Batman’s Batman.

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Watching Television Alone

The point is that I use literally anything else to delicately suppress the sentiments and sensations of life.

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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.

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