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    campo girls vs. gilmore girls

    the realities of single parenting

    March 8, 2019
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    I am the only person I know who drunk-calls their mom instead of their ex. In a slurred half-cry, I’ll tell her I miss her and then ask what she thought of last week’s episode of The Bachelor. In the way that a normal person might have a best friend, someone to FaceTime every night […]

    if it weren’t for you meddling kids

    a scooby-doo autobiography

    February 15, 2019
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    Content Warning: Mentions of eating disorders and body hatred   4 I’ve got a bump on my head the size of an egg and a cartoon dog is to blame. So what if I slipped racing back to the television? I wanted to see the climactic reveal! Finding out who’s really under the creature mask […]

    Too Old for Horsin’ Around

    A Former Child Star’s Odd Kinship with An Alcoholic Horse

    November 16, 2018
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    Have you ever looked in the mirror and seen a drunken middle-aged horse staring back at you? As a relatively recent fan of the Netflix Original Series BoJack Horseman— which just released its fifth season— I find its wide appeal equal parts fascinating and chilling. The chronically depressed, self-destructive BoJack (brilliantly voiced by Will Arnett) is […]

    The Crazy Ones

    Watching Legion on FX and Detroiters on Comedy Central

    March 2, 2017
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    Someone is playing a trick on David Haller (Dan Stevens), the lead of Noah Hawley’s new FX series Legion, which airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. It could be the sinister agents of the semi-governmental organization cryptically referred to as Division Three, who tell him he’s insane. It could be the kooky spiritual therapists at a […]

    A Fortunate Series

    of unfortunate events

    March 2, 2017
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    Look away, look away, this show will wreck your evening, your whole life and your day, every single episode is nothing but dismay, so look away, look away, look away. These are the lyrics to the opening scene and theme song of the new Netflix series, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Based on the book […]