the telethon runner

I watch TV and write about it. Sometimes I watch movies too.



Disappointing seasons or high expectations?

Maybe we’ve been spoiled by the high-quality shows being produced in recent years that raised our expectations considerably; maybe it’s just that some of the shows I normally look forward to have jumped the shark (or should have wrapped up sooner). Whatever it is, I am somehow finding a few of them a bit lackluster since they returned for their new seasons.

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The Trouble with Binge-Watching

When Game of Thrones first came out back in 2010, it took all my willpower to refrain from watching each new episode. I’d learned my lesson over the years: the long wait, week after week, would be excruciating. Instead, I patiently waited for the season finale and then spent a long weekend devouring the entire first season.

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Shamelessly addictive

Meet the Gallaghers, the TV family that brings new meaning to the word ‘dysfunctional’ (also, to the phrase ‘white trash’, if you want to be mean about it):

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