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    Schitt’s Creek and Happy Endings

    Over three weeks ago, the series finale of Schitt’s Creek aired on CBC. If you had told me three months ago that I would eagerly watch it and bawl my eyes out throughout the episode and the subsequent documentary about the show, I wouldn’t have believed you. It’s crazy that in such a short amount of time this show has come to mean so much to me. I have a deep connection to this show, and I expect that I always will. I started watching Schitt’s Creek during a very turbulent time in my life. I was less than two months away from finishing my degree, and my long-term relationship…

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    The End of the F***ing World Isn’t That Exciting

    I recently finished watching the Netflix original series “The End of the F***ing World”, and while I didn’t dislike it, I am not super impressed. I had heard from many people that this show was amazing, and despite my apprehensions, I decided to give it a shot. After all, it only has eight twenty-minute episodes, so at least I wasn’t committing myself to a multi-season show. The show centers on two teenagers in England. One, James, believes he is a psychopath, as evidenced in flashbacks and a voice-over monologue showing how he feels no emotions and loves killing animals. He wants to try something new and kill an actual person,…

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    What I’m Watching (September 2018)

    Downton Abbey I started watching this show back in May and just finished it in September. It originally aired from January 2011 to December 2015, with six seasons of 7-9 episodes each that range from 45 minutes to an hour and a half. It seems like a lot of time to invest, but trust me, it is completely worth it. Downton Abbey is high up on the ever-growing list of my favourite TV shows of all time. It certainly isn’t for everyone, as the genre is classified as “historical period drama”, which to some people must seem incredibly boring. But I am one of those weird people that loves period…