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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2790 on: October 16, 2017, 03:52:04 PM »
Working my way through Boardwalk Empire again.  Jimmy Darmody was such an awesome, complex character.  Really feeling the loss right about now.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2791 on: October 16, 2017, 04:13:40 PM »
I was never a series guy, but last week I gave a shot to 13 Reasons. Really liked it, although I was much more attracted to how the characters (both living or dead) deal with many aspects of guilt and shame than with the suicide main theme. On the other hand, I feel it may give a bad message to depressed teenagers, suicide as an answer, a vindication against anyone who influenced this tragic decision. Even though it lectures those near the depressed (whether they're aware of it or not) well, the only moments I felt it was tacitly condemning the main character's suicide were the excerpts showing her devastated family. Otherwise it sounded more  like "Hah! You were mean to me, so now you have my blood on your hands, sleep with that."
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2792 on: October 17, 2017, 03:25:46 AM »
13 Reasons Why stirred up a surprising amount of controversy for those very reasons. I haven't watched it, nor do I intend to, but I personally know a teenager who was deeply affected by having done so.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2793 on: October 23, 2017, 09:07:37 AM »
Ok so I watched the first episode of The Walking Dead. I'm kinda glad I did, because before I was disinterested but still had a kernel of hope that it might change or get better; but now that episode convinced me that I was right to think I shouldn't bother. Plot armor and wacky plans are bad enough, but the video game logic just put it over the top.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2794 on: October 23, 2017, 10:24:57 AM »
Any of the anime watchers that lurk these boards care to comment on what I started watching?

Neon Genesis Evangelion. Full disclosure I am not someone that watches anime. Heck the last anime thing I watched was Grave of the Fireflies 10 years ago and before that DBZ as a kid.

But I really really enjoy NGE. I plan on watching RG Utena later since someone recommended it as a Lynchian 90s anime.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2795 on: October 23, 2017, 10:49:47 AM »
Lynchian 90s anime.


Interesting.  Is it truly Lynchian in your estimation?
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2796 on: October 23, 2017, 10:56:55 AM »
Lynchian 90s anime.


Interesting.  Is it truly Lynchian in your estimation?
I dunno I haven't watched it yet.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2797 on: October 23, 2017, 11:34:13 AM »
Lynchian 90s anime.


Interesting.  Is it truly Lynchian in your estimation?
I dunno I haven't watched it yet.

I await your appraisal. :)
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2798 on: October 24, 2017, 10:00:57 AM »
The Good Place. Really good so far.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2799 on: October 27, 2017, 01:15:31 PM »
Mindhunter (Netflix)

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2800 on: October 27, 2017, 07:11:11 PM »
The World Series.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2801 on: November 01, 2017, 08:11:41 PM »
Game 7 of the World Series

Not a show but it is tv. I swore off baseball forever towards the end of the season, but I'll make an exception tonight.


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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #2802 on: November 01, 2017, 08:47:11 PM »
Me too.
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