Love & Binge-Watching

Modern relationships are all about communication, compromise, and content consumption. You’re going to be watching a lot of things with someone as you either fall in love with them or learn to hate them, and your viewing choices often match the evolving or deteriorating status of your relationship. To demonstrate,… [Read More]

Netflix is a Bad Boyfriend

This is an intervention. I’m here because I care about you. I know Netflix seemed exciting at first, because he showed you all kinds of things you’d never seen before. He was new and different. He let you be yourself. He liked you with no make up, and he never… [Read More]

Abandoning My TV Queue: The Aftermath

There was a brief period of time in my life, spanning roughly 12 years, where television dictated every social and professional decision I made. When I was nannying at 16, the kids were in bed before American Idol was on. In college, I spent more time during finals week binge watching… [Read More]

Praise the Tube

I don’t really watch T.V. I use Netflix and HBOGO and watch certain shows that I like, like Mad Men, Breaking Bad, I do like Scandal I won’t deny that, it’s just one of those addicting shows, like a bad but good romance novel. I like House of Cards, Orange… [Read More]

#Best #Day #Ever

A few days ago I experienced what I’m sure will forever be one of the most important and exciting moments of my life. Something I’ll tell my grandchildren about when they sit on the floor in a circle around my armchair to patiently listen to the wisdom I have to… [Read More]

Really, When Will Cable Die?

If you’re like most warm-blooded Americans, you hate your cable provider. It sucks your money, the quality of its product offerings is poor, and its customer service department is basically an endless maze that encourages you to give up at every turn. By comparison, your boy Frank Underwood, your girl… [Read More]

TV Nostalgia Hits a High

With just a few days remaining before the release of 15 brand new Arrested Development episodes on Netflix, the hype built up over the last year is raising into a crescendo. All fans of the show—whether they watched the series when it first aired, binged on its DVD/Netflix availability long… [Read More]