Regularly scheduled programming: 10 shows you should binge while stuck at home

Whether feeling the blues or boredom, social distancing is leaving a lot of us with a lot of time on our hands. TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 recommends ten TV shows to get caught up on while we’re racking up screen time.

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Outside the box office: ‘I Lost My Body’ teaches you to take life into your own hands

Film columnist Hannah Avalos PO ’21 discusses the French Netflix film “I Lost My Body,” and why it can help viewers who feel purposeless. “‘I Lost My Body’ … teaches us that we’re not beholden to the world. When it seems the whole world is falling apart around us, we can still do something about it,” she writes.

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Thirst case scenario: What I learned from going out with 7 guys in 7 days

Cecil the Sagehoe details a saucy week full of dates, hookups, and self-reflection. “My path to self-discovery involved roundabouts, shitty lube and tons of introspection, but I came out with a better understanding of what I want from my interactions with men,” they write.

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Regularly scheduled programming: ‘Sex Education’ is an amazing teacher of important issues

Claire Dumont SC ’23 discusses “Sex Education” and its powerful storyline concerning sexual assault and healing, and how it embodies the show’s incredible capacity to connect people.

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Couch potato: How Netflix’s algorithm affects what you watch — or doesn’t

To explore Netflix’s algorithm and the extent of its influence, Gabriella Del Greco SC ’21 does a deep dive on her own Netflix account compared to the account of her perfect opposite: a middle-aged man.

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Regularly Scheduled Programming: ‘The Politician’ has my vote

In this week’s TV column, Claire DuMont SC ’23 reviews “The Politician” and its perplexing portrait of the American political system. She writes, “I was surprised to watch the trailer and discover that the show was actually about teenagers, not adult politicians … in a time so fraught with political disillusionment, politics can be like high school drama.”

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