On Letterkenny, Schitt's Creek, and the ways we romanticize rural lives
Emily VanDerWerff
Or: I watched the Mr. Robot finale and had an existential crisis
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A cut excerpt from my recent end-of-the-2010s culture piece
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What's your favorite pop culture New Year's Eve/Day?New Year’s strikes me as a potentially great holiday to build into pop culture — but it’s very rarely present in even TV series (which usually o…
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(Not including all of the things I wrote in 2019 that you won't see until 2020 at the earliest)
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Let's make tiny New Year's resolutions togetherA few years ago, I made the New Year’s resolution to learn how to use chopsticks — and I succeeded at this incredibly minor task. The year after…
Emily VanDerWerff
Give us your pop culture prediction for the 2020sWhat do you think will happen to pop culture in the 2020s? You can take this question as seriously or lightheartedly as you like, but let’s pres…
What was your favorite pop culture moment of the 2010s?This should not be more than just a few split seconds — no more than a minute or two — of a larger work. Whether it’s Furiosa wailing and kneeli…
Emily VanDerWerff
What was the best TV show of 2019?We’ve already discussed the best TV show of the 2010s, so let’s turn our focus to just the last 365-ish days. I’ve published my list of the best…
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The Christmas Conundrum by Emily Dickens
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What was the best TV show of the decade?I just published my list of the decade’s defining shows, so now I want to know what your favorite show of the decade was. You can name anything …
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That time I tried to win a journalism award and instead wrote something hollow
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