Alas, my darlings, the time to return to normal programming is not yet. My body is going through an exhausting (and annoyingly early) variation of the monthly wretchedness. My brain is wanting a break. And I got a Netflix account. So yes, I’m catching up on some television while the various bits put themselves back in good order.
If anyone wants to discuss such things, I might start an occasional column exploring the nooks and crannies and themes of some of the shows I’ve been watching. It turns out that in this age of streaming services producing their own content, it’s not just the BBC making stuff that makes my brain do entire gymnastics routines of joy. And in an age of increasing diversity, I can now enjoy fusions of culture that don’t have to star a bunch of white people. My darlings, I am beyond delighted. [Read more…]