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The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

Spring is round the corner, Amazon pilot season is upon us – and I vowed to not let myself get lured in by the promise of any pilot. Why? I don’t want to enjoy something and then see it fall apart again by the show not getting a full season offer. But the promise of Amy Sherman-Palladino was too great and my truly shitty week needed some balancing out. Suffice it to say: I was not prepared for a pilot to blow me completely away. The Marvelous Mrs Maisel is what the title promises. Read More

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Atlanta

“I wanted to show white people, you don’t know everything about black culture.” – Donald Glover on his new show Atlanta Usually when I start watching a new series I have some information about it beforehand. I try to change that in order to just… Read more

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Master of None

If there’s a show right now that has a target audience exactly like myself, then it’s Master of None, Aziz Ansari’s first show, which runs on Netflix. It’s made for binge-watching and consuming in a way that feels natural and convenient for the so called… Read more

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Catastrophe

I really don’t remember when and how I stumbled over Catastrophe, the British comedy about an Irish-American couple having a one-week affair in London ultimately leading to an (unwanted) pregnancy. But I had to keep watching and season 1 is six episodes of true and… Read more

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UnREAL

There’s programs you hate and at the same time love to watch – the famous hatewatch. When I was still going to school and during the first years of university I loved watching reality series (chuck the past tense: I still do. I just act out… Read more

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One last toast

Before I’m able to gather all my final thoughts on Mad Men and its concluding seven episodes we got to see the past couple of weeks, I will get something off my chest, that has been bothering me for a while now. Shows like Mad… Read more

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Unbreakable blogpost

Every once in a while something wonderful happens on television and it’s time for a litte miracle again. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, since we know who is associated with it, but … let me start at the beginning. The dark void that had… Read more

Saying Goodbye
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Saying goodbye.

Two weeks ago How I Met Your Mother’s season nine came to a close. Not only the season, but the whole series ended its run. Let me reminisce and start this blog with some thoughts on saying goodbye. I watched my fictional group of friends grow… Read more